Windscribe 1.81 — Changelog

Yegor Sak
Yegor Sak

Here is what’s new.

New features

  • IKEv2 protocol support (manual and automatic mode)
  • Emergency Connect / Secure Login

Fixed bugs

  • Wifi-sharing not working after wakeup
  • Forcibly close all TCP sockets after tunnel up
  • Don’t forcibly disconnect if currently connected node is missing from the server list
  • Language detection defaults to English instead of Arabic
  • Reinstall/enable WAN miniport adapters if missing/disabled
  • Adjusted DPI to work with multiple scale factors

Other Changes

  • Added “Disconnecting” state
  • Eliminated redundant API calls
  • Reduced the server ping frequency
  • Updated OpenVPN binaries to latest version
  • Don't auto-enable the firewall (in Automatic mode) on computer start up if auto-connect is false
  • Simplified installer flow + additional “custom install” options
  • Async DNS resolver
  • Adjusted node selection algorithm to favor lower latency nodes
  • Forcibly expand certain locations when the country name is clicked
  • Detect if LAN range is RFC-1918 complaint

To-do list for next version:

  • CLI interface
  • Favorite locations
  • Dedicated IP support
  • IKEv2 connectivity test
  • SOCKS5 server UDP associate support
  • Fix startup error on multi-user computers
  • Mystery feature 1
  • Mystery feature 2

Yegor Sak
Yegor Sak