Release Notes

How to update

Viveport Desktop on your PC will automatically prompt you when updates are available. To manually check for updates, use the button in the “settings” tab in Viveport Desktop. You can also download the latest Viveport Desktop package here.

2017/11/29, 1.1.5.35

Changes:

  • Added search icon for users to search Viveport applications.
  • Adjusted Viveport icons and tabs, and added hover effect on display photo.
  • Added Download wizard for users to select download path according to their disk space.
  • Optimized logic for connecting your mobile phone with Vive.

2017/11/06, 1.1.4.36

Changes:

  • Added local notification if disk space is lower than 5% at launch.
  • Added status on filter:
    • Number of contents downloading
    • Number of contents available for download
    • Number of contents available for update
    • Number of total contents
    • Number of contents subscribed
    • Number of contents downloaded
  • Added shopping cart, payment method, and order history in Viveport desktop.
  • Adjusted Viveport account token mechanism to reduce unnecessary re-sign in.
  • Fixed an unintentional issue where error may show at content detail page.
  • Fixed a bug when unsupported countries were selected by users.

2017/09/28, 1.1.3.21

Changes:

  • Fixed an unintentional issue where applications were necessary to update before deleting.
  • Change of strings in Library: Install becomes download, uninstall becomes delete.
  • Remove Install Available Filter.
  • Applied 50% dim to download available contents.
  • Filter “Install available” change to “Ready to download”.
  • Adjusted login page strings in default browser.
  • Fixed an issue when Subscription tab is selected, the software highlights Viveport tab.

2017/09/14, 1.1.2.28

Changes:

  • Added search bar in Vive desktop library
  • Added hero banner in Viveport front page, for promotion and featured contents
  • Adjusted library filter mechanism to enhance usability
  • Fixed a DRM bug that may lead to content launch fail

2017/08/22, 1.1.1.47

Changes:

  • Added shopping cart support(CN)
  • Enhanced Vive Desktop window dragging utility
  • Adjusted application launch mechanism to reduce multiple startup error
  • Diagnose tool improvement

2017/08/11, 1.1.0.70

Changes:

  • Adjusted auto-download mechanism after updating Viveport Desktop
  • Refined Library GUI to enhance usability
  • Improved font consistency and size

2017/07/18, 1.0.8889.1076

Changes:

  • Adjusted Viveport Desktop activation alignment with SteamVR
  • Improved downloading reliability in challenging network environments
  • Added “Downloading” display filter in Library

2017/06/16, 1.0.8889.1060

Changes:

  • Improve usability of the global navigation bar and hover effect
  • Improve Library usability and performance by adding simplification, sorting and filtering functionality
  • Update Smart Object Rotation to support all angles in 3D viewer
  • Update issue reporting flow in the diagnostic tool
  • Compatibility with new SteamVR launch mechanism
  • Added Steam icons for non-Viveport applications in Viveport Desktop Library
  • Synchronized visual appearance between native and web views
  • Improve update behavior

2017/06/15, 1.0.8889.1059

  • Deprecated: Includes all changes in 1.0.8889.1060, except for an updated third party library which only became available after 1059 was built

2017/05/18, 1.0.8889.1047

Changes:

  • Fix corrupted display of Simplified Chinese characters
  • Add subscription expiry date information to Vive Dashboard library
  • Shutdown Viveport background services when not being used by Vive software
  • Fix a bug when signing in to HTC account with IE 11 on Windows 10
  • Support read/unread status for notifications
  • Added an option to disable automatic background downloading of Vive software updates
  • Improve Vive desktop content download stability
  • Added diagnostic tool, accessed through the “Report Issue” button in the Settings menu in Viveport Desktop
  • Check local system time is correct to avoid authentication and TLS errors
  • Improve font consistency and size
  • Improve the navigation experience between tabs
  • Pause video in background tabs to improve Vive Desktop memory usage and responsiveness
  • Improve the download remaining time calculation
  • Update bundle to SteamVR 1493337050 for customers in China

2017/05/02, 1.0.8889.1040

Changes:

  • Improve notification function’s network efficiency
  • Update library dependency list to prevent installation error
  • Improve compatibility with anti-virus software (Global)

2017/04/28, 1.0.8889.1039

Changes:

  • Improve compatibility with anti-virus software
  • Support notifications in Viveport
  • Added buttons for “Release Notes” and “Troubleshooting” in the settings tab
  • Support for 3D models and avatars
  • Improve installer experience for customers who also use Viveport Arcade
  • Improve installer experience for customers using languages other than English (CN)

2017/04/20, 1.0.8889.1030

Changes:

  • Improve library memory utilization
  • Fix a potential crash issue in vive.exe
  • Updated Google OAuth authentication flow
  • Improve calculation of download speed
  • Adjusted promotion panel size on HiDPI displays
  • Smoother login for returning users: prompt to show previously used accounts.

2017/04/07, 1.0.8889.1024

Changes:

  • Resolve issue displaying messages in certain languages

2017/04/05, 1.0.8889.1023

Changes:

  • Internal improvements relating to disk access

2017/03/31, 1.0.8889.1020

New Features:

Changes:

  • Improve download reliability in challenging network environments

2017/03/15, 1.0.8889.1007

New Features:

  • Korean language support

Changes:

  • Update the download speed indicator show speed more smoothly
  • Various bug fixes

2017/03/01, 1.0.8889.1000

New Features:

Changes:

  • Enhance self update mechanism
  • Fix issue launching some content from the system tray

2017/01/19, 1.0.8889.986

New Features:

Changes:

  • Fix issue that caused Windows to crash [BSOD] for some Norton 360 users

2017/01/03, 1.0.8889.974

Changes:

  • Improve Library loading speed for customers with more than one hundred items in their Library
  • Fix issue where some Library items would not show complete title, developer or thumbnail

2016/12/08, 1.0.8889.966

Changes:

  • Several internal bug fixes

2016/11/28, 1.0.8889.961

Changes:

  • Fix an issue that prevented some Windows 7 users from launching some content

2016/11/25, 1.0.8889.958

Changes:

  • Changes to reduce chance of some types of Windows crash [BSOD]

2016/11/22, 1.0.8889.956

New Features:

  • Support Android Auto Reconnect in Phone Service

Changes:

  • Update Phone Service component to version 1.1.0.4

Earlier versions

These release notes will show recent releases. Viveport Desktop is rapidly evolving. To ensure you get the best VR experience available, please install all available updates when you are prompted.

If you find that your Viveport Desktop is a lower version number than those listed on this page, it is especially critical that you upgrade. To check your current Viveport Desktop version, open the “Settings” tab in Viveport Desktop on your PC. You can also download the latest Viveport Desktop package here.