Turbo Studio Update 18.4 Now Available

Turbo Studio is an easy-to-use graphical editing tool for creating and editing Turbo container environments.

The latest update to Studio brings important compatibility, ease-of-use, performance, and other updates.
This update is required for compatibility with Windows 10 April 2018 update. Therefore, we strongly recommend all Turbo Studio users update immediately to Studio 18.

The Turbo Studio 18.4.1080 update is now available at: turbo.net/studio/download.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Security: Turbo Studio now uses TLS1.2 for all network communication
  • Usability: Improved automated snapshot configuration for legacy versions of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Office 2010, and SAP GUI
  • Forward compatibility: Universal CRT binaries are automatically moved to a pre-Windows 10 layer during the snapshot process, allowing builds on early OSs to run properly on Windows 10
  • Local repositories: New Import for standalone deployment option automatically applies isolation settings appropriate for local repository images
  • Performance: New rules for automatically trimming unnecessary files during the snapshot process result in smaller builds
  • Snapshot: Additional source snapshot directory is captured, allowing improved folder mapping behavior at runtime
  • Diagnostics: New Enable snapshot diagnostic logging option simplifies troubleshooting of snapshot issues

Turbo VM Updates

This VM update includes numerous performance and compatibility improvements, including:

  • Compatibility with the Windows 10 April 2018 release
  • Support for SQL Server Management Studio 2017SQL Server Management Studio 2016, and certain versions of SAP GUI
  • Improved performance for large executables/DLLs, including Microsoft Power BI
  • Client upgraded to Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • Improved handling of side-by-side assemblies, manifests, and policy files in containers
  • Improved support for print spooling
  • Improved handling of directories mounted to containers with the --mountflag

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Studio crashes when encountering the Windows Security dialog on Windows 10
  • Non-default file source path is incorrectly reverted to its default value after building the project
  • The snapshot process fails to complete when a badly formed or invalid registry key is encountered
  • Registry values that are full paths are not captured correctly by the snapshot process
  • The trimUACManifest and subsystem VM settings are not exported correctly when opening an SVM image and saving the configuration
  • Studio fails to build application when Active Directory settings are defined
  • The upgrade dialog opens the wrong web page
  • Studio unnecessarily asks for Turbo.net Hub credentials when building an SVM image with dependencies

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Studio: 18.4.1080.0
  • Turbo VM: 18.4.1281.0

We hope you’ll love the latest Turbo Studio!

 

Turbo Client and VM Updates, March 29

Users will be automatically updated to the latest version of Turbo Client and VM.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • New! Support for SQL Server Management Studio 2017
  • New! Upgraded to Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 component to support TLS 1.2
  • New! Improved performance for large executables/DLLs, including Microsoft Power BI
  • Improved handling of side-by-side assemblies, manifests, and policy files in containers
  • Logs from Turbo VM are written to OutputDebugString if an error occurs during initialization

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Jobs sent to the print spooler from containerized applications may fail to print.
  • The Turbo Launcher is unresponve while loading a large list of application versions.
  • The turbo commit command fails when using old images with an incorrect error message.
  • The metadata for the Turbo Client MSI installer is incorrect.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Client: 18.3.1699.0
  • Turbo VM: 18.3.1277.0

Security Update: TLS 1.0 and 1.1 Disabled on Turbo.net

Today we have removed support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 for HTTPS connections to Turbo.net. TLS 1.2 is now required to use Turbo.net.

As a result, the minimum supported browser versions are now:

  • Apple Safari 7
  • Google Chrome 30
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox 27
  • Opera 17

This update improves the security of Turbo.net.

Note that Turbo continues to support executing earlier browser versions within Turbo containers.

Turbo Server Update 18.2 Now Available

Turbo Server is an on-premise version of the Turbo.net Hub designed for enterprise environments.

The Turbo Server 18.2.565 update is now available at: turbo.net/server/download.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • New! Usage and statistics reports for Turbo Server Hub
  • Create and authenticate non-admin Hub Server users with API keys
  • Support for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17035 and higher
  • Roll up of Turbo VM patches

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Loading a page for the first time may show error loading a configuration file

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Server: 18.2.565
  • Turbo Client: 18.2.1695.0
  • Turbo VM: 18.2.1270.0 (Hub) and 17.8.1229 (Portal)

Turbo Client and VM Updates, Februrary 15

Users will be automatically updated to the latest version of Turbo Client and VM.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • New! Launch applications in the Turbo.net cloud.
  • Applications launched in Turbo.net cloud can open and save files to the local disk.
  • Improved handling of directories mounted to containers with the --mount flag.
  • Turbo Client stores images to the temp folder when image storage path is read-only.
  • The turbo installi --honor-setup-info command registers all shortcuts defined in the application configuration to the Start Menu.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Some storage paths are not inherited correctly when configured for All Users.
  • The turbo uninstalli command fails when specifying an invalid image.

Notes

  • Removed --startup-file-default flag from turbo new, try, run, and start commands.
  • Removed --install flag from turbo new and run commands.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Client: 18.2.1692.0

Turbo Client and VM Updates, Februrary 9

Users will be automatically updated to the latest version of Turbo Client and VM.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • New! Improved compatibility support for SQL Server Management Studio 2016.
  • New! Improved compatibility support for SAP GUI.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Some processes incorrectly launch outside the virtual environment.
  • Incorrect DLL load search ordering.
  • Applications using the HTTP Server Windows API may experience sporadic crashes.
  • Some applications fail to launch due to incorrect executable image section mapping.
  • Python3 hangs on some operations.
  • Applications crash if container path was changed from the default via Turbo CLI.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo VM: 18.2.1267

Turbo Studio Update 17.7.987.21

Turbo Studio is an easy-to-use graphical editing tool for creating and editing Turbo container environments.

The Turbo Studio 17.7.987.21 update is now available at: turbo.net/studio/download.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • New! Support for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17035.
  • New! Turbo Studio can capture applications on systems that require FIPS compliance.
  • New! Adds compatibility for Visual Studio Code containerized on Windows 10 Creators 1709.
  • Applications built from 32-bit snapshots and executed on 64-bit operating systems can access 64-bit folders.
  • Suffixes are no longer added to ProgIDs and File Extensions during the application snapshot capture process.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Snapshot process fails to complete if a registry value name contains a newline character.
  • Application crashes when invalid parameters are passed to the RegisterClassEx function.
  • Application crashes when launched from a virtual application on Windows 10 Creators 1709.
  • Application may crash on some environments when launched from a network share due to memory corruption.
  • Snapshot process fails to complete for CorelDRAW X7 because of a bad shortcut link.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Studio: 17.7.987.21
  • Turbo VM: 17.7.1217.18