This release includes usability improvements, feedback protection, Windows 64-bit support, multi-channel sound card support, and more!
Thank you to Harris, Hardy, FrostMelon, shawnb, and the beta testers who helped find bugs!
- Windows Vista or later
- macOS High Sierra (10.13) or later (Intel or M1/Rosetta)
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS x86_64 (amd64)
- Redesign “Access control” dialog and save recently added usernames for private jams
- Add “Input noise protection” audio setting for feedback detection (enabled by default)
- Add Windows 64-bit support (run jammr64.exe to load 64-bit VST plugins)
- Allow users to enable ASIO by replacing PortAudio DLL on Windows. See guide here.
- Sign Mac software and eliminate “unidentified developer” warning
- Add channel selection audio setting for multi-channel sound cards
- Refine automatic output channel selection to use all channels for mono, stereo, and surround-sound cards. Only use the first two output channels by default on multi-output cards with more than 8 channels.
- Add “Remember password” checkbox to login dialog
- Add reset password link to login dialog
- Add tooltips with audio configuration hints to sound settings page
- Add Audio Setup Guide link to sound settings page
- Add “unlock” button to audio and MIDI settings pages so it's clear that disconnecting from the jam is required to change these settings
- Improve MIDI Beat Clock timing
- Improve audio error reporting
- Reduce chance of audio buffer underruns/overruns
- Rename JACK port from “PortAudio” to “jammr” so it's easier to identify the application
- Fix keyboard navigation and automatically select the first jam with at least one user in the “Connect to server…” dialog. This solves screen reader accessibility problems.
- Fix lost login dialog focus under Wayland on Linux
If you want to revert to the previous jammr 1.2.8 release, you can download it for Windows here, macOS here, Ubuntu x86_64 here, and Ubuntu i386 here. There are also instructions on disabling the update checker here.