Releases History

Version 7.2.0.13955 - March 31th, 2021

New major feature

  • Microsoft 365 cloud extension. Add the ability to index emails, calendars, tasks and contacts of a Microsoft 365 account without Microsoft Outlook installed on computer. Uses the same account as the Microsoft OneDrive cloud source. (Requires read/write permissions on emails in order to index content and perform certain actions (ex: forward and message deletion) and reading permission for calendars, tasks and contacts) (Must be purchased) (Included in Professional and Advanced Editions)

Changes & Improvements

  • Update of the integrated Chromium browser from version 86.0.241 to version 88.2.90 in order to address the latest vulnerabilities fixes.
  • Minor improvements to the ITR/OCR engine.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Improved preview of Microsoft Word files. Searching is now possible in entire document text.
  • Options view modifications to better centralize the cloud sources options.
  • Folder selection window updated to use the actual Windows style that offer network folder selection.
  • Add a system monitor to automatically pause the indexation when putting Windows in sleep or in hibernation.
  • Memory usage optimization when loading and disposing thumbnail images from the results list.
  • Optimization of Google Drive cloud source calls to use asynchronous calls when available.
  • The default value for the scheduled update of mail, calendar, task and contact items is now every 2 days instead of every day.
  • Some improvements to ITR/OCR engine with Chinese language (Requires Text Recognition extension).
  • Updates to libraries of cloud sources Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox.
  • Reorganization of cloud source plugins libraries.
  • Windows Live Mail support removed from Windows 10.
  • Remove Outlook Express support.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive cloud source IDs causing incomplete indexing of folder content. *** A re-indexing of these sources is necessary ***
  • Fixed an issue preventing the index from being saved when closing Windows when indexing is complete causing re-indexing of the last folders on restart.
  • Fixed a potential memory issue if an error occurs while downloading file information from a cloud source.
  • Fixed a potential error with the Copernic context menu.
  • Fixed a potential issue when indexing particular PDF files that could cause excessive CPU usage and a "timeout" during indexing.
  • Fixed a potential memory leak when indexing PDF documents.
  • Fixed the "Keywords" property of some images with properties in XPM Dublin Core format.
  • Fixed a version mismatch between different uses of the System.Net.Http library.
  • Fixed some texts in the content of the introduction pages.
  • Added additional validation before re-adding a cloud source to the index queue.
  • Fixed icons of calendar or task type items with attachments.
  • Removal of some unused external libraries.

Version 7.1.3.13807 - January 26th, 2021

Changes & Improvements

  • Dropbox API connection update in order to use short-lived tokens. *** A new authorization will be required on first boot following the update ***
  • Update of the integrated Chromium browser from version 75.1.14 to version 86.0.241 in order to address the CVE-2020-16013, CVE-2020-16017 and CVE-2020-15999 vulnerabilities.
  • Update of the log4net library (logging) to address the CVE-2018-1285 vulnerability.
  • Updates to libraries of cloud sources Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox.
  • Loading optimization of the integrated Chromium browser.
  • Optimized the download size and API calls for the Microsoft OneDrive cloud source.
  • Several improvements to the ITR/OCR engine.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved loading of PDF documents.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Memory usage optimization when loading and disposing thumbnail images from the results list.
  • Addition of a memory quota for images extraction.
  • GUI system resources optimization.
  • Improved offline activation process.
  • Added support for MHTML extension (Only MHT extension was supported previously).
  • Addition of an option allowing the deletion on a license key in the "Extensions / Licenses" menu.
  • Improvements to the license validation process when starting the application.
  • Added a button on the offline activation window to create an auto-generated email message in the default email software.
  • Addition of an additional status on the splash screen to add more information on loading sources.
  • Added a message in the preview area to inform if the preview option is disabled in the options.
  • Increased the delay before indexing after Copernic startup to ensure that Windows is started and ready.
  • "Extensions" menu renamed to "Extensions / Licenses" in Copernic Desktop Search.
  • Extensions options (Cloud Sources and ITR / OCR) now hidden from options menu if disabled by GPO.
  • Added the ability to reverse the sort order on a click of the result list sort order selector image.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue while extracting documents content that prevented more than one item to be extracted and previewed at a time. (This fix greatly improves indexing and preview speed.)
  • Fixed an issue causing the message "Extension already imported" to be displayed when importing licenses if the current licenses have expired, preventing their reactivation.
  • Fixed an issue with search causing an infinite display of the text "Searching ..." preventing the display of results.
  • Fixed a problem with search in refinements if reserved terms are used (AND, OR, NEAR, EXCEPT, EXCLUDE, etc).
  • Fixed an issue while adding folders to index to avoid a potential re-indexation of certain files if a folder is specified multiple times.
  • Fixed a problem when reading the Mozilla Thunderbird profile if the path contains accents.
  • Fixed text extraction from Adobe Photoshop images with no layers and flattened.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the extraction and preview of certain PPT (Microsoft PowerPoint) files.
  • Fixed an issue with content extraction of specific Microsoft Excel files.
  • Fixed a problem when extracting the properties of certain PDF files preventing the complete extraction of a document and causing a timeout after an hour.
  • Fixed a potential issue with image preview sometimes preventing the image from displaying.
  • Fixed a potential issue with the preview of Outlook items preventing the preview loading on some occasions.
  • Fixed a potential splash screen crash if Windows Media Player is disabled in Windows.
  • Fixed a potential error when extracting image properties.
  • Fixed "Keywords" property of images in XPM Dublin Core format.
  • Date refinement correction. The search was not launched when clicking on the Enter button.
  • Fixed saving and loading of the position and size of the compact results list columns.
  • Fixed autocomplete boxes default size.
  • Fixed an issue with the "system folder" refinement when used in the search bar.
  • Fixed missing display of the number of indexed elements on the Copernic Server Search.
  • Fixed the download quota for cloud options in GPO files.
  • Fixed various GPO options.
  • Corrections German and Spanish translations.
  • Optimizations and fixes for several other issues.

Version 7.1.2.13483 - March 24th, 2020

Changes & Improvements

  • Upgraded build process to build against Visual Studio 2019 instead of Visual Studio 2015.
  • Upgraded the Mozilla Thunderbird extension to support Thunderbird version 67 and up.
  • Updated the Chromium integrated browser from version 73 to version 75.
  • Improved sources detection on index updates by not enqueuing sources that are not enabled in "Extenions" menu.
  • Added support of * (multiple character) and ? (single character) wildcard characters in queries performed in the search bar.
  • Improved file folders enqueuing by detecting duplicated sub-inclusions to not enqueue a folder twice in the indexing queue.
  • Added a Google's branded authentication button for the Google Drive cloud option.
  • Add content from "Bookmarks" as indexed content from PDF documents.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio diagram extractor.
  • Updated Google drive api.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with specific folders in the Mozilla Thunderbird email options that shown invalid encoded characters and subfolders.
  • Fixed a potential problem while opening recurring appointments in external applications like Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird.
  • Fixed an issue with temporary folder that prevented the deletion of temporary files after usage.
  • Fixed a potential dll registration issue with IBM Notes that could prevent product installation.
  • Fixed detection of "Keyword" tag in JPEG images created with Adobe Photoshop containing Dublin Core tags.
  • Fixed an issue with cloud source indexating causing the contents of the "Trash" folder to be indexed.
  • Fixed an issue with the refresh of the Dropbox option panel preventing refresh after activation in the "Extensions" menu.
  • Fixed an issue with the detection of offline licences that that prevents the usage of the application in a complete offline mode.
  • Fixed a potential problem while importing licenses file if licences are already imported. Licences are now updated accordingly if licences differ.
  • Fixed a potential problem preventing the licenses de-authentication while uninstalling the application.
  • Fixed a potential crash while changing the Indexing Performance option from Smart to Unrestricted.
  • Optimization of the loading of bitmap images inside the application in order to avoid "Out of memory" exceptions of a .NET bug.
  • Fixed an issue with the "Copy as path" option on local files right-click menu that prevents the file path to be copied in clipboard.
  • Fixed potential problems with licenses import and renew after expiration.
  • Fixed NEAR operator when the ITR (OCR) extension is enable.
  • Fixed search queries that used reserved words. Some of these queries was returning zero result.
  • Fixed some typos in some languages.
  • Many optimizations, corrections and fixes.

Version 7.1.1.13217 - November 25th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Added property field "Keywords" to the indexed content of TIFF pictures.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that prevent the indexation of OCR content on many documents.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the preview component when the element to preview is missing or impossible to preview.
  • Fixed potential crashes with the cloud connections.
  • Fixed an issue that triggered an email update during Outlook startup if the Outlook Add-In was used.
  • Fixed an issue with the file copy and drag and drop feature that added the ".eml" extension to attachment files.
  • Fixed an issue with the contextual menu that was showing twice in the quick access menu of Windows Explorer.
  • Fixed Outlook Add-In for x86 build. Can now run on x64 Windows version.
  • Fixed a typo in German.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the license check service.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the search history.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the temporary folder files deletion task.

Version 7.1.0.13179 - November 1st, 2019

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing the main window from being displayed using the Start menu or desktop shortcuts when the app is running in the background.
  • Fixed potential crashes with the cloud connections.

Version 7.1.0.13168 - October 30th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Predefined file types refinement options are now searching in exact match to show only relevant search results.

Fixes

  • Fixed a problem with the Microsoft Word extractor that prevent the preview to be shown.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the preview component.

Version 7.1.0.13150 - October 29th, 2019

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential crash with Google Drive cloud.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the email tree update.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the Smart Indexing Performance monitoring.

Version 7.1.0.13140 - October 21th, 2019

New major features

  • Microsoft Visio diagram extension. (Must be purchased)
  • Adobe Photoshop pictures extensions. Can now index PSD and PSB files. (Must be purchased)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD extension. Can now index DWG and DXF files. (Must be purchased)
  • A context menu in Windows Explorer is now available. Add quick actions on folders and files.

Changes & Improvements

  • Add an option in files indexing options to speed up the indexation of selected directories. (Scanned folders will be added to a priority queue.)
  • Improved installer packaging that is now a dedicated 64 bit executable. (32 bit version available on demand)
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved offline PST extractor.
  • Improved ePub extractor. Now showing cover and images in preview.
  • Dramatically improved OCR speed and accuracy.
  • Improved OneDrive cloud authentication. Now supports MSAL V3.
  • Improved error handling and messages in the license import window showing at startup.
  • Added a more clear error message when importing a license files already authenticated.
  • Added an option to limit the size of the files that could be indexed as content from cloud sources. (Available in Indexing & Performance options. Set to 50 Mb as default.)
  • Added an option in configuration file to change the preview delay of PDF files preview.
  • Added the "Keyword" field of pictures in the indexed properties.
  • Update licenses in About view.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential crash with Google Drive cloud when authentication token expires.
  • Fixed a problem with clouds that prevent files types set as "Properties only" to be indexed.
  • Fixed a problem with the PDF preview that prevent the search term to be highlited and scrolled at first appearance.
  • Fixed a potential memory leak while indexing some problematic PDF files.
  • Fixed a potential crash with Microsoft Outlook initialization.
  • Fixed a potential UI freeze when the Microsoft Outlook Add-In calls a refresh of the folders tree view.
  • Fixed a problem with the Microsoft Outlook attachements that prevent showing the right icon and actions in the search results.
  • Fixed a potential crash when importing a corrupted PST file.
  • Fixed a problem that prevent the importation of PST files with file extension in upper case.
  • Fixed a potential crash in files and cloud files options views.
  • Fixed a problem that prevent the modification of the root folder in the Dropbox options.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the indexing status view.
  • Fixed a potential problem while saving or loading the refinements history.
  • Fixed a problem that could prevent the preview to be shown if processing takes more that one minute. Timeout has been adjusted.
  • Fixed the error messages while importing a license file from the "Extensions" menu.
  • Fixed the license import via GPO if there is already other licenses on the target computer. Now force a reauthentication with the licenses set by GPO.
  • Fixed some translations.
  • Fixed many problems.

Version 7.0.4.12837 - May 6th, 2019

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing the indexing of certain protected PDF documents but having permission to copy the content.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause the application to close when indexing a Dropbox cloud source.
  • Fixed a potential problem when validating licenses when behind a proxy.

Version 7.0.4.12788 – March 21th, 2019

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing the main window from being displayed using one of the shortcuts when the app is running in the background (Running in the Windows system tray).

Version 7.0.4.12775 – March 19th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved OpenOffice Impress (ODP) extractor.
  • Improved detection of text on black and white or high brightness pictures or documents processed by OCR (Requires Image Text Recognition extension).
  • Improved clouds indexation. Folders containing hundreds of folders/files are now indexed.
  • Added support of PDF files that are password protected for modifications.
  • Improved the licensing importation, expiration and renewal processes.
  • Small improvements in extensions store.
  • Expand / Collapsed state on Detailed and Thumbnail views is now preserved.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential indexing problem while refreshing cloud sources.
  • Fixed attachments opening outside Copernic from PST files.
  • Fixed a potential crash with Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive clouds.
  • Fixed @emailfoder= search expression. Can now search in email path.
  • Fixed a potential problem with email tree while loading in refinements.
  • Fixed a problem at startup with the plugins that are not automatically enabled at startup.
  • Fixed indexing errors with Microsoft Excel extension.
  • Fixed extraction of MSG files on disk.
  • Fixed some issues with PDF files indexation.
  • Fixed browsers GPOs options.
  • Fixed problem with sources not automatically added to index when adding sources by GPOs.
  • Fixed an issue with the NetOffice library.
  • Fixed some problems with the compact view.
  • Fixed issues in signatures.
  • Added some missing Korean translations.
  • Fixed some issues with translations.
  • Many corrections and fixes.

Version 7.0.3 – October 10th, 2018

Note: A re-indexation of cloud services may be necessary.

Changes & Improvements

  • Added an option in the context menu of the selected file to list the indexed properties.
  • Added an option at startup to handle expired licenses more gracefully.
  • Offline PST files are now rescanned only when they are modified.
  • Online Microsoft OneNote files are now indexed (Requires Microsoft OneDrive extension).
  • Some improvements to OCR processing (Requires Image Text Recognition extension).
  • Improved handling of unsupported characters while extracting documents content.
  • Improved Gif image recognition.

Fixes

  • Fixed many issues with clouds options and indexation (A re-indexation may be necessary).
  • Fixed a problem with the search feature that prevented the search from running.
  • Fixed a problem when indexing files without extension.
  • Fixed an issue with the preview zone scaling.
  • Fixed an issue while indexing Microsoft Word documents that are currently opened in Microsoft Word.
  • Fixed some issues with Microsoft Outlook detection, connexion and actions usage.
  • Fixed a potential crash issue that could occur if too many elements are change or delete from the options.
  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft Excel extension.
  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft PowerPoint extension.
  • Fixed potential crashes that may occur during indexing.
  • Fixed a problem with previewing PDF files if certain characters are present in the file path.
  • Fixed indexing issues with pictures.
  • Fixed some GPOs options.
  • Fixed an issue with configuration save.
  • Fixed some issues with locked PST files in the options window.
  • Fixed a potential crash while using system monitoring.
  • Fixed some crashes in the application.
  • Fixed issues in the user interface and translations.
  • Fixed typo in installer.
  • Many corrections and fixes.

Version 7.0.2 – May 30, 2018

Changes & Improvements

  • Added Image Text Recognition for Microsoft Word, Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Epub.
  • Improved the Image Text Recognition extension.
  • Added support for .jfif, .jfi and .dng formats.
  • Improved extraction process.
  • Added a new online Support section in English.
  • Improved the File Types List in the Option.
  • Added the Filename Only for disabled extensions.
  • Improved GPO deployment.
  • Improved Dropbox extension.

Fixes

  • Fix issues with some strings inside the application.
  • Fix highlighting issues in the standard view.
  • Fix installer issues for Japanese and Korean.
  • Changed the "license key" string to "extension key".
  • Fix an issue with icons and thumbnails inside the results list.
  • Fix an issue with the Outlook connector.
  • Fix an issue with the file types.
  • Fix extraction issues for PDF, Images and Microsoft Office.
  • Changed the Extension Panel location in the menu.
  • Fix the issue where the application required to be restarted when adding a new Extension.
  • Fix an issue with "The initial indexation is currently running." status.
  • Removed the "Maximum file size for content indexing" in the options.
  • Fix an issue with the Smart Indexing Performance monitoring.
  • Fix an issue with the refine criteria for Image and Video size.
  • Fix an issue with the Proxy Authentication window.
  • Fix an issue with the refine criteria for System Folder.
  • Fix an issue with the File Type List in the Options.
  • Fix an Outlook add-in issue.
  • Fix a license importation issue.
  • Fix a configuration file issue.
  • Fix an issue while saving the application configuration.
  • Fix a syncing issue with Google Drive.
  • Fix an issue with the refine criteria for Email Folder.
  • Fix an export issue for sub-documents.
  • Fix a crash issue when importing an unformatted license file.
  • Fix multiple issues with cloud services when losing an Internet connection.
  • Added missing resources files in About view.
  • Fixed an issue with ICO picture files indexation.
  • Fix a crash issue when using navigation in picture previews.
  • Fix a crash issue when performing multiple queries in a row.
  • Fix a crash with the Microsoft Outlook restart procedure if the Copernic Desktop Search and Outlook processes does not run on the same Windows user.
  • Fix a potential crash issue while performing actions on search results.
  • Fix a potential crash while saving options if other processing is occurring in the background.
  • Fix a potential crash while loading the email tree in options.
  • Fix a potential crash on resources while opening the Store window.
  • Fix a potential crash while using the Indexing Performance monitoring.
  • Fixed a translation in German.
  • Fixed an issue with file indexing that could result in longer that usual processing time on some files.

Version 7.0.1 – February 21, 2018

Changes & Improvements

  • Added new major feature: Image Text Recognition feature (OCR) for pictures and PDF documents. (Must be purchased)
  • Added support for the content of TIFF picture file type.
  • Improved localization.
  • Improved pause management when content extraction is being processed.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Adobe PDF file extractor.
  • Improve Dropbox connection registration.
  • Changed the maximum and default values for extraction threads.

Fixes

  • Fix an issue with software updates localization.
  • Fix an issue in the Extensions section of the options.
  • Fix an issue that led to download external data if hyperlinks was included in Microsoft Word documents.
  • Fix a memory leak and properties load exceptions for picture extraction.
  • Fix an issue with the system date field extraction that could cause a re-indexation of already scanned documents.
  • Fix a potential leak with Outlook.
  • Fix a licensing issue while uninstalling the application.
  • Fix an issue with missing files for the Japanese and Korean installers.
  • Fix some issues with the installer and the 64-bit version.
  • Fix an issue with the first time indexing message centre.

Version 7.0.0 – December 15, 2017

Changes & Improvements

  • Added new search extensions.
  • Added a new extension online store to buy extensions & bundles.
  • Added a new extension manager to manage search extensions.
  • Added a new procedure to manage extension licensing inside the extension manager.
  • Added new extractor for .msg files (included in the Microsoft Outlook extension)
  • Added a new extension to search Google Drive.
  • Added a new extension to search Microsoft OneDrive
  • Added a new extension to search Dropbox.
  • Added an option to control the number of threads for content extraction.
  • Added 2 new languages for the user interface: Japanese and Korean.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Adobe PDF file extractor.
  • Improved preview for Microsoft Word, Excel and OneNote.

Fixes

  • Fixed multiple translations in German.
  • Fixed an issue with saving the configuration file.