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Pamela 4.x version history


Changes and bugfixes made to version 4.x of Pamela for Skype


Build:
4.9.0.54

Released:
July 14, 2014


Bugfix:
Call Recording showed codec error in some cases

Change:
Updated user interface with new icons and design


Build:
4.8.0.115

Released:
February 12th, 2013


Bugfix:
Fixed SSL setting which would not save

Change:
Updated APC toolbar


Build:
4.8.0.114

Released:
January 16th, 2013


Bugfix:
Resolved crash in upgrade check module


Build:
4.8.0.109

Released:
December 19th, 2012


Change:
Updated blogging settings

Bugfix:
Minor bugfixes


Build:
4.8.0.107

Released:
November 19th, 2012


Change:
Changed system proxy settings retrying routines to avoid unnecessary error message

Change:
Implemented routines to set recording time to “Unlimited” in Call Recorder after registration

Change:
Implemented internal update binary downloading routines in Pamela

Bugfix:
Minor bugfixes


Build:
4.8.0.104

Released:
November 2nd, 2012


Bugfix:
Fixed issue where audio and video would get out of sync when recording Skype Video.

Bugfix:
Fixed issue where video recording would stop after 10-20 minutes.

Bugfix:
Fixed registration bug for education version of Pamela

Bugfix:
Issue with call recording stopping after 50-60 seconds (Skype2Skype and SkypeOut)

Bugfix:
Error message when switching from sound to video recording during an active call

Bugfix:
Automatic sound/video call recording results in error message when a call starts

Bugfix:
Auto chat reply messages are broken

Improvement:
Improved audio-video synchronization when recording Skype Video

Improvement:
Activation process from within corporate networks

Improvement:
Start of recording to avoid “TCP ports connection” error message


Build:
4.8.0.95

Released:
October 12th, 2012


Feature:
New HTTP management module

Feature:
For “Delete all” function added double confirmation to prevent accidental deletion of data

Change:
Added “/register” command line argument to Pamela.exe to make local activation easier

Change:
Improved registration module

Change:
Updated version checking module

Change:
Updated all blogging modules

Change:
Updated blogging service setup window – port option is integrated into URL, SSL option removed – https is now part of URL

Bugfix:
Lost registration fixed

Bugfix:
When changing the directory, only Pamela files are copied – others remain in the folder


Build:
4.8.0.91

Released:
October 1st, 2012


Bugfix:
Small fix for Skype 5.11-beta status/mood within calls


Build:
4.8.0.88

Released:
August 7th, 2012


Bugfix:
Fixed an issue with video recording where video would not be recorded

Change:
Updated Ukrainian, German, Danish translations

Change:
Fixed a grammar issue in the license reminder window


Build:
4.8.0.86

Released:
July 4th, 2012


Bugfix:
Fixed a bug with external application start option


Build:
4.8.0.85

Released:
March 27, 2012


Bugfix:
Significantly improved memory usage in specific situations

Bugfix:
Improved responsiveness when starting or ending call recording

Feature:
Options item added to tray icon menu for direct access to the options

Feature:
Completely redesigned the Skype Number voicemail page in the options

Change:
Updated Ukrainian, German, English and Russian translations

Change:
Improved application performance


Build:
4.8.0.74

Released:
January 16, 2012


Change:
Fixed the way video recording settings are handled to remove a misunderstanding

Change:
A few internal improvements resulting in less memory usage


Build:
4.8.0.72

Released:
December 20, 2011


Bugfix:
Fixed an API issue where Pamela would sometimes not recognize a call correctly

Bugfix:
Fixed a crash

Bugfix:
Fixed a situation where Pamela could hang when trying to quit the application


Build:
4.8.0.69

Released:
November 30, 2011


Bugfix:
Resolved a rare crash when quitting Pamela (all versions)

Bugfix:
PCR did not always recognize incoming Skype calls correctly

Bugfix:
Pamela (all versions) sometimes would not reconnect to Skype after resuming the PC from standby

Change:
Updated German and Ukranian translations
Change:
Updated Libyan flag (apologies this took so long…)


Build:
4.8.0.66

Released:
November 11, 2011


Bugfix:
Fixed crash on opening custom record window

Bugfix:
Fixed two crashes related to the Skype connection

Bugfix:
Fixed crashes in the Skype API message processing queue

Bugfix:
Fixed crashes in the events logging module

Build:
4.8.0.61

Released:
October 28, 2011


Bugfix:
Fixed a bug which causes call recording to fail

Feature:
Added a new importer for call recording files

Feature:
Added 5 minutes free Skype video recording to Pamela Basic and Pamela Call Recorder (limitation can be removed by purchasing a license)


Build:
4.8.0.45

Released:
September 14, 2011


Bugfix:
Email forwarding did not work with SSL connections

Bugfix:
At the end of the default voicemail file the last second was repeated

Feature:
Pamela now supports Ukrainian language. Thanks to Bogdan Donchura.


Build:
4.8.0.42

Released:
August 23, 2011


Feature:
Added option to add notes to Chat history

Feature:
Added Auto-Hide feature to Custom Video recording window

Feature:
Updated Windows 7 taskbar menu – added Call and Custom recording management items which appear during a recording

Change:
Redesigned the personalization module for easier use

Change:
Added “Group (Conference)” and “Offline to Voicemail” status-images to Pamela main window

Change:
Made changes to the Skype Connection module to increase application speed and Skype 5.5+ compatibility

Change:
Removed “Send Email to…” from context menu

Change:
Improved application perfomance for Chat and Chat History, Call recording, Voicemails and Custom recordings

Change:
Improved the Call Scheduleder module (fixes and performance)

Bugfix:
Fixed bug with contact names XML storage

Bugfix:
Fixed problem with Skype API connection which can result in loss of connection to Skype


Build:
4.7.0.108

Released:
June 30, 2011


Change:
Improved several settings in the options for easier usage

Change:
Optimized contact list loading, the status of Skype contacts shown in Pamela is updated a lot quicker

Change:
Added a new “Conference call” recording status icon which shows when a conference call was recorded

Change:
Removed all wizards from Pamela (personalization, podcasting and blogging)

Bugfix:
Column “Call received” did not remember sort state

Bugfix:
Cancelling an incoming call with email forwarding active should not show the email forwarding dialog

Bugfix:
Fixed a visual bug with displaying SkypeOut status in the personalization view-pane

Bugfix:
Unable to click “Apply” when changing logging type in options

Bugfix:
Small fixes to application shutdown routines


Build:
4.7.0.102

Released:
June 22, 2011


Change:
Call Recording notifications changed. You now see a small popup window instead of the blinking tray icon

Change:
Made small changes in user interface

Change:
Improved usability with email forwarding settings

Bugfix:
Fixed random crash at the start of VideoMail recording

Bugfix:
Fixed minor bugs in other sound/video functionality

Bugfix:
Fixed a potential crash at recording/playback start

Bugfix:
Fixed some startup and shutdown problems

Bugfix:
Fixed a problem with sound device

Bugfix:
Improved internal program performance

Bugfix:
Pamela would, in rare cases, lose the connection to Skype

Bugfix:
Fixed bug with save/load selected view-pane


Build:
4.7.0.90

Released:
June 17, 2011


Feature:
Added optional ask.com toolbar to Pamela Basic freeware

Change:
Added a dialog window to manage the status of email forwards. Redid the email forwarding module for improved reliability and speed

Change:
Significantly improved Pamela startup speed

Change:
Updated language module to be able to localize Pamela external modules

Change:
Added localization for the Video settings window

Bugfix:
Fixed a situation where recording would fail

Bugfix:
Added check for invalid MP3 settings to prevent an error

Bugfix:
Changed the default colomn width in Call Scheduler on new installation

Bugfix:
Fixed an issue where quitting Pamela would not be completed correctly

Bugfix:
Fixed one potential crash situation


Build:
4.7.0.74

Released:
March 30, 2011


Change:
Further video recording fixes for latest Skype 5

Change:
Improvements for handling in Windows 7

Bugfix:
Fixed several usability issues reported by users

Bugfix:
Two crashes fixed, minor improvements here and there


Build:
4.7.0.59

Released:
December 18, 2010


Change:
Complete rework of the core Pamela audio and video recording module. Less CPU usage and higher stability

Change:
Made changes for video recording with Skype5

Bugfix:
Fixed a bug where recording would stop when adding a participant to a call

Bugfix:
Fixed a situation where Pamela would not react to Skype calls after a voicemail or call recording

Bugfix:
Emotion player stops playing when deleting a file in list

Bugfix:
Birthday reminder shown too late

Bugfix:
Pamela greeting message was not played fully

Bugfix:
Custom video recording prompt window does not auto close

Bugfix:
Personalization feature was not working

Bugfix:
Skype audio gone after stopping a recording

Bugfix:
After recording has been stopped the recording does not appear in the list of recordings

Bugfix:
Occasionally Skype mood and status would not revert back to previous state after ending a call

Bugfix:
Various crash situations fixed


Build:
4.6.0.62

Released:
July 02, 2010


Bugfix:
Fixed an issue where in one particular situation a Skype Voicemail could not be downloaded


Build:
4.6.0.61

Released:
June 29, 2010


Bugfix:
Fixed personalization function

Bugfix:
Fixed an issue with birthday refresh at 00:00

Change:
Added ability to change tcpip sound port settings (in options, advanced, sound)


Build:
4.6.0.59

Released:
March 18, 2010


Bugfix:
Irregular display of dialog "No sound data from Skype" although sound was OK

Bugfix:
Fixed a potential crash situation at Pamela startup

Bugfix:
When starting Pamela without Skype, the call list would not be populated with the recorded calls

Change:
Changed default voicemail greeting message

Change:
Removed Skype API authorization warning window


Build:
4.6.0.56

Released:
March 13, 2010


Bugfix:
Recording did not appear in recording list when connection to Skype was lost

Bugfix:
Recording did not appear in recording list when a new call was received during an active recording

Bugfix:
Error on Windows 7 when recording Skype video while the Skype window was outside the desktop area

Bugfix:
Potential crash at the end of a call recording

Change:
Call recording warning disabled by default

Change:
Major improvements in audio engine which improves Pamela’s performance


Build:
4.6.0.50

Released:
January 22, 2010


Change:
Changed the way Skype video is detected for more reliable recording

Bugfix:
Uninstaller does not remove the Pamela folder in Program Files

Bugfix:
Fixed greyed out recording buttons in some situations after starting a Skype call


Build:
4.6.0.46

Released:
January 06, 2010


Bugfix:
Turning off video recording also disables audio recording

Change:
Pamela Basic and Call Recorder no longer end the Skype call when recording reaches 15 minutes


Build:
4.6.0.44

Released:
December 23, 2009


Change:
Added 1680×1050 recording resultion to the video recording options

Bugfix:
Video recording could error at about 4 minutes into a recording

Bugfix:
Disabling video recording disables audio recording

Bugfix:
Quitting a Skype call which was recorded could result in the recording not being saved


Build:
4.6.0.43

Released:
December 11, 2009


Change:
Added task bar menu when running Pamela in Windows7

Bugfix:
When running two Skype instances Pamela does not crash anymore when starting call recording

Bugfix:
On some systems Pamela would show error when people wanted to leave a Pamela voicemail


Build:
4.6.0.37

Released:
November 13, 2009


Bugfix:
Fixed the issue where call notes could not be saved

Bugfix:
Improvements in call start/stop detection

Bugfix:
Playing large MP3 files in Emotion Player could crash Pamela

Bugfix:
Adding certain MP3 files to Emotion Player crashes Pamela – added improved MP3 file type compatibility

Bugfix:
When installing Pamela on Windows2000, MP3 and WMA formats are disabled for compatibility reasons

Bugfix:
Resolved more potential crash situations


Build:
4.6.0.33

Released:
November 03, 2009


Feature:
Added WMA support so audio recordings can be in WMA format

Bugfix:
Pamela 4.6.0.28 does not always recognize active call

Bugfix:
Automatic inbound/outbound recording not reliably working

Bugfix:
Memory usage optimizations in audio recording

Bugfix:
On Windows 7 Pamela did not register MP3 correcty

Bugfix:
Resolved potential crash situations

Bugfix:
Video recording optimizations

Change:
Improved error message texts

Change:
Added a default setting for proxy ports

Change:
Auto Skype Mood and Status change is now disabled by default


Build:
4.6.0.28

Released:
October 09, 2009


Feature:
Info when user clicks ‘play’ button during a call

Feature:
Added additional variables to format the call recording file name

Bugfix:
Mood editor showed wrong number of remaining characters when copying text into editor

Bugfix:
Language editor set to maximum number of characters to prevent crash when loading the LNG file

Bugfix:
Mood editor tooltips are now translated

Bugfix:
‘Minimize Pamela at video recording start’ option is not saved after exiting Pamela

Bugfix:
Sometimes error message dialogs were not in focus and thus not visible for user

Bugfix:
Custom record full desktop had disabled record button

Bugfix:
Fixed crash in custom video recording on removing webcam

Bugfix:
Fixed an issue where Pamela would stop video recording after about 4 minutes

Change:
Start external application entry box expanded to 256 characters

Change:
Options: all port setting maxed to 65535

Change:
Removed the cut off ‘Not…’ text from list view

Change:
Considerable speed improvements and lower CPU usage when recording Skype video


Build:
4.6.0.14

Released:
August 21, 2009


Feature:
Completely reworked Skype Video Recording system

Feature:
Record a custom video directly from your Webcam

Bugfix:
Many further improvements and changes


Build:
4.5.0.108

Released:
June 12, 2009


Bugfix:
More potential crash situations fixed


Build:
4.5.0.107

Released:
June 05, 2009


Bugfix:
Various crash situations fixed


Build:
4.5.0.106

Released:
May 29, 2009


Bugfix:
Issue in registration module could cause crash

Bugfix:
Sending message to Skype could cause crash

Bugfix:
Adding new recording to list could cause crash

Bugfix:
MP3 playback could cause crash

Bugfix:
Visual recording status fixed

Feature:
Optimizations to video recording


Build:
4.5.0.105

Released:
May 22, 2009


Bugfix:
Multiple crash situations fixed


Build:
4.5.0.104

Released:
May 18, 2009


Bugfix:
Some crash situations fixed and improved stability


Build:
4.5.0.103

Released:
May 07, 2009


Bugfix:
Potential crash situation fixed

Change:
Updated crash reporter tool, now automatically submits the reports


Build:
4.5.0.100

Released:
March 30, 2009


Bugfix:
Pamela would not continue recording when adding people to a conference call

Bugfix:
Potential situation where Pamela could crash after call recording is finished

Bugfix:
Fixed Skype call transfer


Build:
4.5.0.96

Released:
February 10, 2009


Bugfix:
None. Initial Release!