SimpleSYN Desktop version history

Version 6.7 (Build 18321) released 3/22/2024:
  • Fixes an internal bug during connection establishment.
  • Improves the reliability and performance of the synchronization.
Version 6.6 (Build 18214) released 2/14/2024:
  • Fixes a possible vulnerability in the SimpleSYN installer component.
  • Enhances the behavior in cases of a Windows restart initiated by the restart manager (e.g. by a Windows Updates).
  • Minor bug fixes and optimizations.
Version 6.5 (Build 17804) released 10/4/2023:
  • Fixes a possible problem when synchronizing public Exchange folders.
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 6.4 (Build 17310) released 6/23/2023:
  • Fixes an error in the setup program, which sometimes prevents custom connection configurations from establishing a connection.
Version 6.3 (Build 17208) released 4/11/2023:
  • Improves the behavior when closing an Outlook session.
  • Fixes a possible crash while loading Outlook folders or server folders in sync settings.
  • Fixes an error when creating a new Outlook folder while selecting a destination folder in the client synchronization settings.
  • Generally improved reliability through many other minor optimizations and bug fixes.
Version 6.2 (Build 17109) released 3/9/2023:
  • Fixes a possible crash if a folder gets deleted in Outlook.
  • Fixes an error when synchronizing data from an IMAP account. Moved or deleted folders were sometimes not correctly detected and synchronization continueed.
  • Minor fixes.
Version 6.1 (Build 17008) released 2/8/2023:
  • If there was an error accessing the network, it may not be possible to connect afterwards.
  • Fixes an error during the initialization of the server.
  • Fixes an error when accessing Outlook folders that were recently deleted.
  • Fixes a crash during exit.
  • Fixes a possible crash when closing Windows notifications.
  • Other minor bug fixes and optimizations.
Version 6.0 (Build 16813) released 12/13/2022:
  • Fixes an error when using the custom connection configuration.
  • It was not possible to open a new license file, if the current license is about to expire.
  • Fixes a possible crash when displaying notifications is not allowed.
  • Minor fixes and optimizations.

New Version 6.0 released 12/5/2022

  • NEW: Reminders can be excluded from syncing to make it easier to work in a shared calendar folder (Business Edition only).
    • Reminders can be completely ignored.
    • Only closed reminders can be ignored.
  • NEW: The read status of items can be set to a preconfigured value during synchronization (Business Edition only).
  • NEW: Categories can be excluded from synchronization (Business Edition only).
  • NEW: Unknown categories can be automatically added to the Outlook main category list.
  • NEW: Makes it easy to send diagnostic data through a built-in feedback form.
  • NEW: Additional filter options (Business Edition only):
    • Sync only future appointments.
    • Sync only items without a category.
  • NEW: Filters are now also applied to sub folders (Business Edition only).
  • NEW: Automatic error reporting.
  • NEW: New state database technology.
  • NEW: New function for selecting folders in sync settings. All subfolders of a data file can be selected at once via the context menu.
  • Improved: Easier selection of default folders in sync settings. The default folders are now automatically mapped to each other. This applies, for example, to folders with the addition "(only this computer)".
  • Improved: The service functionality does not require the Windows password anymore, if all data files are stored locally (Business Edition only).
  • Improved: Improved connection establishment during network changes or when an Internet connection becomes available.
  • Improved: Improved notifications.
  • Improved: Improved selection of the SimpleSYN Server.
  • Improved: Improvements in the Outlook Add-In:
    • Supports Office UI themes.
    • Revised "Recover Deleted Items" dialog.
    • The duplicate finder can now be used in "Deleted Objects" folder.
    • The Outlook Add-In now also supports SimpleSYN Mobile.
  • Improved: The SimpleSYN client will always display its connection status, even if no synchronization takes place.
  • Improved: Backed up items are now automatically removed after 30 days by default.
  • Improved: It is no longer possible to assign different folder types to each other in the synchronization settings.
  • Improved: Improved log functionality.
  • Improved: Improved Outlook version detection, e.g. Outlook 20219/2021 are now correctly displayed.
  • Improved: Improves filtering of recurring appointments (Business Edition only).
  • Improved: Improved performance of the status dialog.
  • Improved: Improved connectivity on systems with many network connections.
  • Improved: Very large folder hierarchies are now not loaded at once, which allows to select the folders faster.
  • Improved: Improved performance for the duplicate finder.
  • Improved: If an folder needs to be resynchronized, it will do so immediately.
  • Improved: Unsynchronizable folders are not shown in the synchronization settings anymore.
  • Improved: While selecting a target folder for the synchronization, unavailable folders are not shown anymore.
  • Improved: The synchronization will start immediately after resolving a conflict.
  • Improved: After saving the synchronization settings, the synchronization will start faster.
  • Improved: Renamed the executable files to "SimpleSYN.Desktop.exe" and "SimpleSYN.Desktop.Service.exe".
  • Improved: Only show compatible SimpleSYN servers found on the local network.
  • Fixed: If an item could not be imported, an invalid entry occurred in the state database and the item was no longer synchronized.
  • Fixed: If conflicts were resolved differently and therefore not being synchronized, it was necessary to reset the conflict on both sides.
  • Fixed: Fixes an display error for conflicts. The wrong time was used to calculate the conflict state ("newer/older").
  • Fixed: Displaying an item during conflict resolution may have failed with a "item not found" error.
  • Fixed: The notification icon was sometimes not updated, if the Windows explorer hang for a short period.
  • Fixed: Fixes translations in the Outlook Add-In.
  • Fixed: The "Restore deleted objects" dialog of the Outlook Add-In was sometimes not correctly refreshed.
  • Fixed: Automatically emptying the backup folder could sometimes cause sending read-reports.
  • Fixed: The sort order of the items in the duplicate finder was incorrect if an item had no subject.
  • Fixed: The sort order of the items in the duplicate finder was sometimes incorrect if items had the same subject.
  • Fixed: Displaying contacts in the duplicate finder has been fixed.
  • Fixed: The SimpleSYN client sometimes displays an incorrect message "Server paused".
  • Fixed:The progress bar in the status dialog always went backwards a little bit.
  • Fixed: In Outlook closed data files were not correctly released by SimpleSYN. This caused the files to be in use until SimpleSYN was restarted.
  • Other: Many more minor fixes and optimizations.
  • Removed: The manual synchronization from within the Outlook Add-In has been removed, because this functionality was in use very rarely.
  • Removed: The flyout window opening with a single click on the notification icon has been removed.

Version 5.0 (Build 16703) released 11/3/2022:
  • The duplicate finder sometimes marks different items as duplicates.
  • Minor fixes and optimizations.
Version 5.0 (Build 15212) released 8/13/2021:
  • Due to a changed digital signature of the .NET Framework, the setup failed in case .NET was not previously installed on the target machine. The digital signature has been updated.
  • Fixes an connection error when using proxy servers.
  • Fixes an error while searching SimpleSYN updates.
  • Fixes an crash of the user interface.
  • Updated Microsoft VC++ Runtime Version 14.1.
Version 5.0 (Build 14523) released 6/22/2021:
  • Fixes a very rare error when saving the configuration that causes SimpleSYN to stop working.
  • Fixes a rare crash when showing the pending synchronization state.
Version 5.0 (Build 13315) released 1/15/2020:
  • Resolves a possible crash if file system permissions in Windows folders differ from the default settings.
Version 5.0 (Build 13126) released 11/26/2019:
  • Fixes an incorrect notification of unresolved conflicts, even if there is no need to resolve conflicts.
  • Fixes an error while loading the folder hierarchy, if sub folders are not supported.
  • The fix-up of distribution lists/contact groups will now make sure the selected contact is unique.
  • Fixes an error that caused the client to show "online", but no synchronization takes place.
  • Other optimizations and bug fixes.
Version 5.0 (Build 12823) released 8/26/2019:
  • Fixes an error in the folder hierarchy synchronization. If Outlook returned an internal error while opening a folder, it was possible that SimpleSYN deleted this folder accidentally instead of stopping the synchronization.

SimpleSYN Mobile version history

Version 1.0 (Build 10701) released 11/2/2022:
  • NEW: Displays a data protection dialog once during start up.
  • Fixes contact address fields not being updated correctly. The field with the address summary was not updated correctly.
  • Fixes an error when sending a feedback form. The feedback was not sent if automatic error reporting was disabled.
  • Fixes a crash when running SimpleSYN Mobile side-by-side by multiple users on the same machine.
  • Do not respond with an error if the client retries the deletion of a previously deleted item.
  • If the client tries to update a write-protected folder, a wrong status code was being sent.
Version 1.0 (Build 9710) released 1/11/2022:
  • Fixes an error while synchronizing calendar data which caused some Android devices to not be able to edit appointments at all.
  • Fixes an error in the association of meeting requests and appointments. This error caused the iPhone or iPad to show the appointment twice.
  • Fixes an error while importing time zone information in meeting requests. Depending on the time zone, meeting requests could not be send. Also fixes an error in time zones without a daylight saving time.
  • After a meeting request was send, the meeting was not correctly flagged as being send.
Version 1.0 (Build 9601) released 12/2/2021:
  • Fixes an error in the inital configuration page. The settings were sometimes not immediately saved which causes the setup of the devices to fail.
  • Enhances the compatibility with more restrictive network environments. A fallback to plain HTTP can now happen if no WebSocket connection to our central servers is available.
  • Some internal errors were not logged correctly, which made diagnosing them difficult.
  • Fixes a crash during the detection of the synchronization status.
  • Fixes a crash while downloading an update.
  • Minor optimizations and fixes.
Version 1.0 (Build 9516) released 11/16/2021:
  • Fixes a bug when synchronizing recurring appointments. If an exception already existed for a new recurring appointment, the import of the item failed.
  • Fixes another bug when synchronizing recurring appointments.
  • Fixes a possible crash if importing a new item failed.
  • Some items were not displayed correctly on the device, if the items did not contain information about the used encoding. This was primarily the case when synchronizing notes.
  • Additional minor fixes and improvements.
Version 1.0 (Build 9428) released 10/28/2021:
  • Fixes an error when adding calendar items. Some time zones were not correctly converted, which lead to unsynchronized items.
Version 1.0 (Build 9411) released 10/12/2021:
  • NEW: Works around an error in Android devices, that forces the existence of all default folders (e.g. Inbox). This workaround simplifies the synchronization of additional PST files that does not contain all default folders.
  • NEW: Exchange server accounts can now be synchronized.
  • NEW: Simplifies the manual connection configuration.
  • Fixes an error when persisting deselected folders in "Configuration". Some times the selection was not saved correctly.
  • Fixes an error when saving new user accounts. New user accounts were sometimes not found by the client device until the main window had been closed.
  • Fixes an error when synchronizing the folder hierarchy of Exchange accounts.
  • Exchange recipients are now displayed correctly in the fields "To", "Cc" and "Bcc".
  • Fixes a silent crash when exiting the app.
  • The setup now checks the availability of the TCP port used by SimpleSYN Mobile.
  • In future, SimpleSYN Mobile will correctly restart when being updated automatically.
Version 1.0 (Build 9328) released 9/28/2021:
  • An error when synchronizing monthly recurring appointments has been resolved. Note: If you have synchronized monthly recurring appointments, they will only be corrected during the next synchronization. You can either change those appointments in Outlook to force a synchronization, or you can remove the SimpleSYN Mobile account on your device and recreate it. This will force a full re-synchronization of every item.
  • There was an error in the setup program, which prevented SimpleSYN Mobile being installed on some Windows language configurations.
  • Activating or deactivating the automatic configuration will now adjust the configured hostname accordingly.
  • Some advanced settings where sometimes not persisted correctly.
  • Additional minor fixes and performance optimizations.

New Version 1.0 released 8/19/2021

  • NEW: Synchronizes Outlook® emails, appointments, contacts, notes and tasks with with smartphones or tablet computers based on Android or iOS/iPadOS.
  • NEW: Supports Office 365 with Outlook® (x86/x64), as well as Outlook® 2019 und 2016 (x86/x64).
  • NEW: Synchronizes via the Internet.
  • NEW: Personal data is not stored in the Cloud.
  • NEW: Fully encrypted synchronization of your Outlook® data.
  • NEW: No data limit, everything is always in sync.
  • NEW: Supports proxy servers.
  • NEW: Supports starting as Windows service.