Changelog

We work hard on improving Folge. Below you can see what we have recently released and improved. Changes include but are not limited to: new features, feature improvements, bug fixes, other usability updates.

Do you have a feature request, a bug report, or a suggestion? We would love to hear it! Let us know at hello@folge.me.

System Requirements: Windows 7 ( partial support), 8, 8.1, 10. OSX > 10.10 and only 64bit
v1.7.0 - March 25th, 2021

🎁 New Features

  • New Setting to specify delay between mouse click and capture.
  • New Enable/Disable spellchecker setting.
  • Select spellchecking languages in the step decription by right clicking.
  • Step description toolbar has an edit html button, to manually edit HTML.
  • Rename guide directly in the guides list.
  • Folders for better guides organization, can be created in the guides list.
  • Ability to select multiple guides in the guides list to delete or move them into a folder.
  • Backup guide modal now has search inpur for quicker navigation

⭐ Improvements

  • When entering very long step description make editor static, so toolbar is always visible.
  • Autosave text on the canvas while typing.
  • When replacing step with a new capture, app returns to that step, and not the first one.
  • Optimize how steps rendering works, editor became faster.
  • When making step hidden, overlay allows clicking through on the expand/collapse icon next to the step.
  • Exporting wide image in PPT, makes text next to it properly resizes itself.
  • Exporting step as image, filename should be either title of the step or untitled for convenience.
  • Exporting guide as html, json and markdown rename images to step_{index}.png and not some random filename.
  • When exporing in PDF, try to fit very long step images on the same page.
  • When drawing a step number, and draw step number mode is selected you can still resize old step numbers.
  • Adding a new empty step makes app switch to it

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Rich HTML guide to work in IE 10/11 and Edge.
  • Fix moving up/down steps with keyboard.
  • Fix long guide name in editor's header.
  • PDF ToC displayed properly for guides with many steps.
  • When guide is loaded always select the first step.
  • When removing steps, properly navigate to the previous/next one.
  • Fixed editor freezes when editing a very long step description.
  • Fix markdown image path that was not properly detected by some markdown editors.
  • PDF and HTML exports are properly displaying lists, spacing and etc in step description.
  • Fixed incorrect zoom on retina screens, when changing value manually.
  • Replacing empty step image with clipboard was sometimes causing an error.
  • Fixed single image export file name not having extension on windows
v1.6.1 - February 9th, 2021

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Step number not displaying properly on line width changes.
  • Cropped image was not always saved.
  • Guide duplication not working in certain situations.
  • Refresh guide list after restoring.
  • No blinking on Restore button click.
v1.6.0 - January 26th, 2021

🎁 New Features

  • Create nested substeps to add more details to your guides.
  • Select fonts and colors for PDF, DOC and PPT. Add your company colors and fonts to exports to make guides even more personal.
  • Trash bin for deleted steps. Never again accidentaly lose step
  • New export format - Markdown. Integrate guides into your knowledge base in no time

⭐ Improvements

  • Internal database refactoring and improvements.
  • PPT exports support new lines and lists.
  • Help tool tip during capturing to remind how capturing is happening.
  • Automatically renumber step numbers once one is deleted.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Properly reorder steps once they are deleted.
  • Remove redundand information from JSON export.
  • Various performance fixes.
v1.5.0 - December 14th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Mark click spot with either hand or pointer cursor.
  • Click spot can also be highlighted with a circle or rectangle.
  • Menu item in the sidebar to check for updates.
  • Use custom CSS in simple and rich HTML formats.
  • Drag and drop images directly on the editor to create new steps.

⭐ Improvements

  • PDF preview mode now renders images instead of placeholders.
  • Export dialog can be closed with a button.
  • Hotkey inputs in settings are highlighted when changed.
  • Rich HTML export now has hamburger menu when viewed on smaller devices.
  • Image editor supports undo/redo actions.
  • Resize handlers are now more visible in image editor.
  • Very long images are properly handled in pdf exports.
  • Mac top bar menu shows menu items.
  • After export file location is opened straightaway.
  • Custom CSS now supports base64 data, so images can be included.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Maked PDF preview unselectable.
  • Fixed image alignment in PDF and redundand spacings in descriptions.
  • Overlapping arrows in image editor are now correctly selected by clicking.
  • App icon is no longer broken on non-retina displays on mac.
  • Copy pasting arrows now works properly.
  • Search input is not shown when there is no guides.
  • When changing step number's font size, numbers are not misaligned.
  • When cancelling capture, if it was initiated from any guide, navigate back to that guide.
v1.4.2 - November 9th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • New export setting for PDF - "Step content Flow ". Keep steps together and do not break content.
  • Search input in guides list, search your guides blazingly fast.
  • Custom CSS injection for PDF exports.
  • New type of arrow - expanding arrow. Find the "type" propety in the arrow settings.
  • Export PDF and DOC in landscape and portrait modes.
  • Preview PDF document before exporting.
  • Rich HTML has an an optional floating ToC menu.
  • Steps in rich HTML now have completion checkboxes.
  • New help center. Soon to be filled with very useful information 🧠 🧠

⭐ Improvements

  • Add new steps from multiple images from your compute at once.
  • Step description can now have embeded videos. Include some cool music video from Youtube in your steps.
  • It is possible to have guides with 0 steps. In this case welcome screen is shown.
  • New Add Step button at the bottom
  • Guide can now be created from the guides list or sidemenu
  • Create Guide button has been removed from the start screen

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Font family wasn't stored for step numbers.
  • Wide logo wasn't properly shown in pdf's header and footer.
  • Fixed incorrect pagination for PDF.
  • Fixed arrow keys handling in the editor. Move steps, move shapes and move cursor. All is working now!
  • Step and guide description in doc now properly shows new lines.
v1.3.1 - October 12th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Select multiple steps using Shift or CMD/Ctrl and delete or duplicate them.
  • Add status to slide to reflect current work status: to-do, pending, done.
  • Add footer and header to pdf and doc exports.
  • Use any image as a logo for the headers and footers.
  • New setting: Change color of the marked clicked area.
  • Spell checker beta version.
  • Change step list view between full mode and short

⭐ Improvements

  • If export destination file is locked show warning message and do not show error.
  • Export settings are saved as they are changed, not just after clicking "Export" button.
  • All tools in toolbar now have a shortcut.
  • Export non-latin languages in pdf

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • After cropping was done switching to cropping restores image.
  • Arrows and lines now have properly sized knobs.
  • Guide list was showing incorrect created at date.
  • When restoring guide, steps that were created after backup were not deleted.
  • Sometimes step duplication or deletion was causing step list not show consequent changes.
v1.2.0 - September 21st, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • New export screen with settings to customze your guides: image size and quality, one/many steps per page, include ToC, localization, steps autonumeration.
  • Arrow tool now has adjustable arrow head.
  • Disable red rectangles that mark mouse clicks

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Very small images are not streched in pdf and doc exports.
  • On Windows properly detect missing user paths.
  • Arrow scaling was causing knobs to detach from the arrow.
v1.1.2 - September 7th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Text now has background color, useful when you want text to be readable on a colorful background.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • PDF generation was adding extra newlines to guide and step description.
  • PDF generation was not properly displaying different headlines.
  • Import backup guide button is now available when there are no guides.

⭐ Improvements

  • Arrow and line tools were fully remade, now they have two knows that perform simple adjustment.
  • Text box support proper rescaling, and word wrapping.
  • Fill color can be cancelled with a X icon.
  • Export dialog got a redesign, added icons and description about each format.
  • Double click on title maximizes or restores window.
  • Backup file now has timestamp in the file name.
  • Double click on title maximizes or restores window.
v1.1.1 - August 19th, 2020

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Hotfix for backup and restore. Sometimes special characters like `Γ©` were causing backup files to be broken.
v1.1.0 - August 18th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Backup guides into files and restore them. Collaborate and share your work between computers and colleagues.
  • In guide editor you can navigate steps with up and down arrow keys.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Do not capture twice on double click.
  • Fixed guides sorting in the guides list.
  • Fixed a bug when after restoring cropped image nothing was selectable.

⭐ Improvements

  • After deleting step you are switched to the nearest one.
  • Deselect object by clicking on gray area around canvas.
  • When switching between steps first object is not longer automatically selected.
  • Remove `screenshotFullPath` field from the json payload to not expose sensitive data.
v1.0.0 πŸ† - August 6th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Export your guide to a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Import slides from one guide into another.
  • Clone guide funcionality.
  • New Brush Tool.
  • New Highlight Tool to highlight important parts of your screenshots.
  • Rectangles can now have rounded corners.
  • Snapping and aligning for objects dragged on image.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Sometimes toggling full screen mode on and off was causing incorrect cropping.
  • Fixed a bug when adding a new shape was causing another one to be dragged along with a new one.
  • Fixed a bug when it was possible to drag crop area or shape outside the editor.
  • Fixed a bug in step description when new url popup was being cut off.
  • Fixed a bug when "restore cropped image" button was visible for already restored image.
  • Windows monitors with scale bigger than 100% are now properly captured.
  • Splash screen was causing memory leak. Now it doesn't .
  • Blurring and cropping were off in certain situations.
  • Fixed a bug on windows where min, max and close buttons where misplaced

⭐ Improvements

  • Remember shape's settings, e.g. changing rectangle line color, new value will be used next time you draw a rectangle.
  • PDF generation was rewritten from scratch.
  • Objects in editor can be moved with arrow keys.
  • Undo and redo button have been removed until they will be fully redone.
v0.5.0 - July 1st, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • New type of step - empty step. Just add title and description to the guide.
  • Two new modes for capturing: capture only when pressing a key and clicking, and do not capture when pressing a key and clicking.
  • Capturing code was rewritten from scratch, now it is fast and furious ⚑ Capturing takes 70% less time.
  • Add multiple new steps from capturing to the existing guide.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Fixed selected area message's position jumping during resize.
  • Fixed a bug when an external screen was causing delays in capturing.
  • Fixed a bug when skipped steps were overlapping sidebar menu.

⭐ Improvements

  • App speed improvements, navigation is now faster
  • Zoom and scroll positions in editor are preserved when switching between steps
  • Now when pausing capturing you can not only change the region but also switch to fullscreen and back
  • Capturing dialog was improved
  • When you are importing or exporting anything, your last chosen folder will be preserved
  • New "Add new step" menu
v0.4.0 - June 7th, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Capture screenshot with a hotkey combination. No need to click anymore. ⌨️
  • If you have external monitor connected, Folge will ask which monitor to capture.
  • Reset your password right in the app.
  • Export your guides to Word .docx format.
  • Export your guide to JSON format. Very useful if you want to convert Folge's guides into something else, or use it in your workflows.
  • Move capture area with arrow keys ( up, down, left, right)

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Sometimes taking a screenshot of a full screen mode was not properly working.
  • Fixed a bug when steps reordering was not working properly after deleting some steps.
  • Fixed a bug when on very wide screens toolbar was hiding behind steps list. Now it behaves.

⭐ Improvements

  • Default blur value is 4 now.
v0.3.0 - May 14, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • βœ‚οΈ βœ‚οΈ βœ‚οΈCrop an image, and revert to the original one.
  • Menu to quickly access features and start new capture.
  • When capturing show the thumbnail of the lastest screenshot and allow to hover on it.
  • Replace step screenshot with any image directly from your clipboard.

⭐ Improvements

  • Added a message crafifying that capturing area is the part of screen that is being captured. See it when capturing.
  • When you don't have any new guides, there is a message suggesting you to create one.
  • Zoom in using Cmd/Control + -/+.
  • Step title and description can be opened in a new tab now.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where navigating between parts of the app was glitching.
  • Fixed Windows installer not working with some of the Windows 7 machines.
  • Fixed a bug when on Mac first click in capture area wasn't propagated to the foreground app.
  • Fixed a bug when some of the windows had incorrect size.
v0.2.0 - May 4, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • Zoom can be changed using Ctrl/Cmd+mouse wheel.
  • Choose font family for text and step numbers.
  • Folge recognizes and lists all your local fonts.

⭐ Improvements

  • Step title and description moved to the right column where they are more easily discoverable and accessible.
  • Step numbers now auto increment on insert and inherit the style from the previous step number.
  • Shapes in editor now have minimum dimensions.
  • Zoom pop up now closes when new value is chosen.
  • Toolsbar now has tooltips for each tool.
  • Object properties can now be collapsed/incremented.
  • Made scrollbars thinner.

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a major bug with Windows 7 not capturing screenshots.
  • Fixed a bug when canvas shape's width was incorrectly changed on scaling.
  • Fixed a bug when step number was off in the title.
  • Fixed a bug where capturing on external monitor wouldn't work.
  • Fixed a bug when on Windows minimal dimensions were not preserved.
  • Fixed a bug when on Windows with ourdated Nvidia drivers screenshooting was failing.
  • Fixed a bug with incorrect step numbers in pdf and html.
v0.1.0 - April 20, 2020

🎁 New Features

  • PDF is now available as one of the export option.
  • Settings window has been added
  • Capture area remembers its position and restores it on the next capture
  • New hotkey combination: start and finish capture with your keyboard. See Settings -> Hotkeys
  • New hotkey combination: pause and resume capturing with your keyboard. See Settings -> Hotkeys

⭐ Improvements

  • Clicks outside of the capture area can no longer trigger captures. See Settings -> Capturing for a new setting

πŸ”§ Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where full screen mode in pause didn't allow to reselect capture area
  • Fixed a bug that was causing a broken screenshot to be captured