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The latest news and releases.


Viscosity For Mac & Windows: Version 1.5.5

Version 1.5.5 of Viscosity for both Mac and Windows is now available!


Version 1.5.5 Mac Release Notes:

updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.2a
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


Version 1.5.5 Windows Release Notes:

improved
Danish Localization added thanks to Lars Juul
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.2a
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


The 1.5.5 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity For Mac & Windows: Version 1.5.4

Version 1.5.4 of Viscosity for both Mac and Windows is now available!


Version 1.5.4 Mac Release Notes:

improved
Improves routing when connecting over a point-to-point connection
improved
Improves debug output when OpenVPN fails to start
improved
Ukrainian localization (thanks to Ivan Asavliuk)
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.2
fixed
Resolves DNS issue when switching wireless networks
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


Version 1.5.4 Windows Release Notes:

improved
Ukrainian localization (thanks to Ivan Asavliuk)
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.2
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


The 1.5.4 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity For Mac & Windows: Version 1.5.3

Version 1.5.3 of Viscosity for both Mac and Windows is now available! This version updates OpenVPN to version 2.3.6, and includes plenty of small enhancements and fixes.


Version 1.5.3 Mac Release Notes:

improved
Russian localization updates (thanks to Nikk Gitanes)
updated
OpenVPN updated to version 2.3.6
fixed
Resolves issue starting OpenVPN on Mac OS 10.7 (build 1255)
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


Version 1.5.3 Windows Release Notes:

updated
OpenVPN updated to version 2.3.6
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


The 1.5.3 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity For Mac & Windows: Version 1.5.3

Version 1.5.3 of Viscosity for both Mac and Windows is now available!


Version 1.5.3 Mac Release Notes:

improved
Russian localization updates (thanks to Nikk Gitanes)
updated
OpenVPN updated to version 2.3.6
fixed
Resolves issue starting OpenVPN on Mac OS 10.7 (build 1255)
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


Version 1.5.3 Windows Release Notes:

updated
OpenVPN updated to version 2.3.6
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


The 1.5.3 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity For Windows: Version 1.5.2

Version 1.5.2 of Viscosity for Windows is now available! This version includes improved support for Windows 10 as well as a number of small fixes and improvements.


Version 1.5.2 Windows Release Notes:

fixed
Resolves rare issue securing paths when connecting
fixed
Resolves issue where connections may fail to automatically connect on wake
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


The 1.5.2 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity for Mac & Windows: Versions 1.5.2 & 1.5.1

Viscosity version 1.5.2 for Mac and version 1.5.1 for Windows are now available! These updates bring a number of small feature additions and fixes based on community feedback.


Version 1.5.2 Mac Release Notes:

added
Allows IPv4 route netmasks to be entered in CIDR notation
added
The connection name is now listed in the title-bar for username/password prompts
improved
Improves support for importing configurations with inline files
improved
Changes the location of the Preconfigure folder when bundling
improved
Updated localizations
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.1j
fixed
Resolves rare crash when accessing the Keychain
fixed
Resolves crash when connecting via an IPv6 address
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


Version 1.5.1 Windows Release Notes:

added
Allows IPv4 route netmasks to be entered in CIDR notation
added
The connection name is now listed in the title bar for username/password prompts
added
Enable/Disable DNS support option added to the connection editor
improved
Improvements for High DPI displays
improved
Localization updates
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.1j
fixed
Resolves rare issue where configuration file cannot be accessed
fixed
Resolves issue where configuration files with in-line comments were not imported correctly
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


These updates can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity for Windows & Mac: Versions 1.5 & 1.5.1

Viscosity version 1.5 for Windows and version 1.5.1 for Mac are now available! Version 1.5 brings performance and security improvements to the Windows version, as well as an enhanced Details window under modern Windows operating systems.

The 1.5.1 update for the Mac version of Viscosity brings a number of small fixes and improvements based off feedback from the community. Please don't hesitate to post on our support forum if you encounter any issues or would like to offer feedback!


Version 1.5 Windows Release Notes:

improved
Details Window redesigned for Windows Vista and later
improved
Performance improvements
improved
Security improvements
improved
IPv6 support improvements
improved
Updated localizations
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.1i
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements
removed
Version 2.2 of OpenVPN removed


Version 1.5.1 Mac Release Notes:

improved
Additional log output when OpenVPN fails to start
improved
Workaround for certain cases when system Python framework is corrupted
improved
Updated localizations
fixed
Resolves issue where traffic may fail to route for certain TAP setups
fixed
Resolves issue where simultaneous connection attempts may fail
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


These updates can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity for Mac: Version 1.5

Viscosity version 1.5 for Mac is now available! This is our biggest update yet, with massive performance and security improvements! This version also brings full 64-bit support, greater support for the latest Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) beta and preview versions, and a snazzy new default menu icon with dark mode support.

Please note that version 1.5 ends support for Mac OS 10.5 and 10.6. Viscosity 1.4.10 is still available from the legacy downloads section for these users. In addition, with the move to 64-bit, VPN administrators utilising PKCS#11 should ensure that their driver/provider files are up to date and have 64-bit support.


Version 1.5 Mac Release Notes:

added
New Default Menu Icon (with Dark Mode support)
added
Support for Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite)
added
Complete 64-bit support
added
Support for the TCP_NODELAY socket option
added
Ability to submit crash reports
improved
Performance improvements
improved
Security improvements
improved
IPv6 support improvements
improved
Updated localizations
updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.1i
fixed
Resolves issue where Time Machine may not re-enable
fixed
Resolves issue running/importing from some non-ASCII paths
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements
removed
Version 2.2 of OpenVPN removed
removed
Mac OS 10.5 and 10.6 are no longer supported


The 1.5 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity For Mac & Windows: Version 1.4.10

Hot off the heels of version 1.4.9 comes version 1.4.10. Version 1.4.10 addresses a Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) vulnerability in OpenSSL announced today (CVE-2014-0224). OpenSSL has been updated to version 1.0.1h, which includes a fix for this issue. All users are encouraged to update to this latest version of Viscosity to ensure they remain secure.

For more information regarding the SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability in OpenSSL please refer to the OpenSSL Security Advisory.


Version 1.4.10 Mac Release Notes:

updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.1h
fixed
Resolves DNS resolution issue for some TAP connections (build 1175)


Version 1.4.10 Windows Release Notes:

updated
OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.1h


The 1.4.10 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.

Viscosity For Mac & Windows: Version 1.4.9

Version 1.4.9 of Viscosity for both Mac and Windows has just been released! The most notable changes include an update to OpenVPN version 2.3.4, an optional single shared network adapter mode for Windows users, and preliminary Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) support for the Mac developers out there with early access.


Version 1.4.9 Mac Release Notes:

added
Preliminary support for Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite)
added
Option to change Back to My Mac behaviour while connected
updated
OpenVPN updated to version 2.3.4
fixed
Resolves issue where Safari & Firefox may fail to resolve IPv6 addresses
fixed
Resolves issue where TUN/TAP drivers may fail to load under Mac OS 10.5
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


Version 1.4.9 Windows Release Notes:

added
Single Adapter Mode feature added
updated
OpenVPN updated to version 2.3.4
fixed
Various bug fixes and enhancements


The 1.4.9 update can be automatically installed from inside Viscosity, or downloaded and manually installed. For support with this version please visit our support section.