Releases History

Server version 2.2.0.14056 - May 31th, 2021
Client version 7.2.0.14056 - May 31th, 2021

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the recent changes on Microsoft OneDrive and Microsoft 365 (Outlook) preventing the download and preview of items.

Server version 2.2.0.13956 - March 31th, 2021
Client version 7.2.0.13956 - 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) (Copernic Server Search - Client only)

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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Options view modifications to better centralize the cloud sources options (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Optimization of Google Drive cloud source calls to use asynchronous calls when available (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Reorganization of cloud source plugins libraries (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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. (Copernic Server Search - Client only) *** 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed icons of calendar or task type items with attachments.
  • Removal of some unused external libraries.

Server version 2.1.3.13808 - January 26th, 2021
Client version 7.1.3.13808 - January 26th, 2021

Changes & Improvements

  • Dropbox API connection update in order to use short-lived tokens (Copernic Server Search - Client only). *** 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Loading optimization of the integrated Chromium browser.
  • Optimized the download size and API calls for the Microsoft OneDrive cloud source (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Increased the delay before indexing after Copernic startup to ensure that Windows is started and ready.
  • Extensions options (Cloud Sources and ITR / OCR) now hidden from options menu if disabled by GPO (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Added the ability to reverse the sort order on a click of the result list sort order selector image (Copernic Server Search - Client only).

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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed a problem with search in refinements if reserved terms are used (AND, OR, NEAR, EXCEPT, EXCLUDE, etc) (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed a potential issue with the preview of Outlook items preventing the preview loading on some occasions (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed saving and loading of the position and size of the compact results list columns (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed autocomplete boxes default size (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed an issue with the "system folder" refinement when used in the search bar (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed missing display of the number of indexed elements (Copernic Server Search only).
  • Fixed the download quota for cloud options in GPO files (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed various GPO options.
  • Corrections German and Spanish translations.
  • Optimizations and fixes for several other issues.

Server version 2.1.2.13484 - March 24th, 2020
Client version 7.1.2.13484 - 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.
  • Renamed files in MSI package to correspond to the actual application name.
  • Added CSS quick guides in MSI package.
  • Added support of * (multiple character) and ? (single character) wildcard characters in queries performed in the search bar.
  • Improved sources detection on index updates by not enqueuing sources that are not enabled in "Extenions" menu.
  • 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 license activation and views.
  • Fixed initial configuration loading view.
  • Fixed document count visibility in indexing status view.
  • Fixed NEAR operator when the ITR (OCR) extension is enable.
  • Fixed search queries that used reserved words. Some of these queries was returning zero results.
  • Fixed some typos in some languages.
  • Many optimizations, corrections and fixes.

Server version 2.1.1.13220 - November 25th, 2019
Client version 7.1.1.13220 - 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.

Server version 2.1.0.13180 - November 1st, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13180 - 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.

Server version 2.1.0.13169 - October 30th, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13169 - October 30th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Prefefined 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.

Server version 2.1.0.13151 - October 29th, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13151 - 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.

Server version 2.1.0.13138 - October 21th, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13138 - 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 indexion 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.

Server version 2.0.1.12847 - May 6th, 2019
Client version 7.0.4.12847 - May 6th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Added an option in the extensions store to use legacy extractors on extensions that allow it (Requires reindexation of associated files) (Copernic Server Search only).

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.

Server version 2.0.1.12776 – March 19th, 2019
Client version 7.0.4.12776 – March 19th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • "Copernic Search Server" is now "Copernic Server Search".
  • "Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise" is now "Copernic Server Search - Client".
  • Hide message "For this category, the sources have not been configured" when "Server" search option is selected (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Option "Starts application when Windows starts" is now "Starts application at logon" (Copernic Server Search only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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 (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • Fixed attachments opening outside Copernic from PST files.
  • Fixed a potential crash with Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive clouds (Copernic Server Search - Client only).
  • 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.

Server version 2.0.0.12406 – November 14, 2018 Client version 7.0.3.12406 – November 14, 2018

Note: A re-indexation of files may be necessary to handle extractors changes.

Changes & Improvements

  • Added an administrative template file (admx/adm) for Copernic Search Server configuration.
  • Improved Copernic Search Server options. Changes does not requires a restart of the application.
  • Added specific icons for Copernic Search Server and Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise.
  • Improved icons and thumbnails sharpness and resolution in result lists.
  • Added new search extensions.
  • Added a new extension manager to manage search extensions.
  • Added a new extension to search Google Drive (Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise only).
  • Added a new extension to search Microsoft OneDrive (Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise only).
  • Added a new extension to search Dropbox (Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise only).
  • Added new major feature: Image Text Recognition feature (OCR) for pictures, PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Epub.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Adobe PDF file extractor.
  • Improved preview for Microsoft Word, Excel and OneNote.
  • Online Microsoft OneNote files are now indexed (Requires Microsoft OneDrive extension).
  • 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.
  • Improved handling of unsupported characters while extracting documents content.
  • Improved Gif image recognition.
  • 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.
  • Added support for the content of TIFF picture file type.
  • Improved localization.
  • Improved pause management when content extraction is being processed.
  • Changed the maximum and default values for extraction threads.
  • Added new extractor for .msg files (included in the Microsoft Outlook extension)
  • Added 2 new languages for the user interface: Japanese and Korean.

Fixes

  • Fixed a problem with the search source selector.
  • 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 a problem with source inclusions in Group Policies (GPO). Added sources are now automatically scanned.
  • Fixed an issue with configuration save.
  • Fixed some issues with locked PST files in the options window.
  • Fixed issues with some strings inside the application.
  • Fixed highlighting issues in the standard view.
  • Fixed an issue with icons and thumbnails inside the results list.
  • Fixed an issue with the Outlook connector.
  • Fixed an issue with the file types.
  • Fixed extraction issues for PDF, Images and Microsoft Office.
  • Fixed an issue with "The initial indexation is currently running." status.
  • Removed the "Maximum file size for content indexing" in the options.
  • Fixed an issue with the Smart Indexing Performance monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue with the refine criteria for Image and Video size.
  • Fixed an issue with the Proxy Authentication window.
  • Fixed an issue with the refine criteria for System Folder.
  • Fixed an issue with the File Type List in the Options.
  • Fixed an Outlook add-in issue.
  • Fixed a license importation issue.
  • Fixed a configuration file issue.
  • Fixed an issue while saving the application configuration.
  • Fixed an issue with the refine criteria for Email Folder.
  • Fixed an export issue for sub-documents.
  • Fixed a crash issue when importing an unformatted license file.
  • Fixed 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.
  • Fixed a crash issue when using navigation in picture previews.
  • Fixed a crash issue when performing multiple queries in a row.
  • Fixed a crash with the Microsoft Outlook restart procedure if the Copernic Desktop Search and Outlook processes does not run on the same Windows user.
  • Fixed a potential crash issue while performing actions on search results.
  • Fixed a potential crash while saving options if other processing is occurring in the background.
  • Fixed a potential crash while loading the email tree in options.
  • Fixed a potential crash while using the Indexing Performance monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue with file indexing that could result in longer than usual processing time on some files.
  • Fixed an issue that led to download external data if hyperlinks was included in Microsoft Word documents.
  • Fixed a memory leak and properties load exceptions for picture extraction.
  • Fixed an issue with the system date field extraction that could cause a re-indexation of already scanned documents.
  • Fixed a potential leak with Outlook.
  • Fixed a licensing issue while uninstalling the application.
  • Fixed some issues with the installer and the 64-bit version.
  • Fixed an issue with the first time indexing message centre.
  • Fixed multiple translations in German.
  • Fixed an issue with saving the configuration file.
  • Fixed some crashes in the application.
  • Fixed issues in the user interface and translations.
  • Fixed typo in installer.
  • Many corrections and fixes.