Turbo Client and VM Updates, December 6

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:

  • Image upgrades with session state preservation are automatically performed during turbo run.
  • Added --isolate=[full|write-copy|merge] flag for Portable Application outputs.
  • Support for additional Security Support Providers (SSPs), enabling authentication via Kerberos, NLA, and more.
  • The Turbo PC Client installer now uses HTTPS to download dependencies.
  • The Turbo Android and Chromebook clients now support Single Sign-On.
  • Working directory may be specified in the image configuration. The clean image has been updated to maintain backwards compatibility with the new behavior.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Images are not extracted in the local repository folder for Portable Applications.
  • Subsequent executions of a Portable Application may crash.
  • The installer UI does not disappear until the Portable Application is closed.
  • The turbo rm command fails when an improperly named container folder exists.
  • The turbo installi command checks the local repository for images even when the --all-users flag is specified.
  • The turbo installi command may not create a valid application shortcut when specifying startup file arguments.
  • Improved support for Azure AD authentication in the Turbo Mac Client.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo PC Client: 18.11.1824.0
  • Turbo Mac Client: 18.12.1624
  • Turbo Android Client: 18.12.2
  • Turbo VM: 18.10.1321.7

Turbo Client and VM Updates, November 2018

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:

  • Support for containerizing Cygwin (Linux environment on Windows)
  • Support for additional Security Support Providers (SSPs), enabling new authentication methods
  • Containers now respect the working directory setting from the image configuration. (Previously the working directory was based on the current directory of the turbo.exe process.)
  • Turbo VM honors the SYSTEM attribute for virtualized files.
  • Ability to set the minimum thread stack size in the image configuration

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Turbo Client installation can fail if the installer is not executed from the correct folder.
  • The turbo pull command is not listed in turbo help.
  • Fixed behavior of container thread local storage (TLS) initialization
  • Fixed behavior of asynchronous I/O into sandbox

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Client: 18.11.1806.0
  • Turbo VM: 18.10.1321.7

Turbo Support for Windows 10 October 2018 Update Now Available

Turbo is pleased to announce immediate availability of Turbo support for Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

All Turbo products – including Turbo VM, Turbo Client, Turbo Server, and Turbo Studio – have been updated for compatibility and application migration capability. The version number for these updates is 18.10.

This update is required for compatibility with Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Build 1809). We strongly recommend this update for all users on the latest version of Windows 10.

Turbo Client and Turbo VM will automatically update if auto updates are enabled.

The latest Turbo Client and VM are also available for download at turbo.net/download.

Turbo Studio 18.10 is available for download at turbo.net/studio/download.

Turbo Server 18.10 is available for download at: turbo.net/server/download.

Keep legacy apps running on Windows 10 with Turbo VM

With the increasing pace of Windows 10 updates, including Semi-Annual Channel updates every 6 months and Microsoft support limited to 18-month servicing periods for most releases, it is more important than ever to isolate legacy applications from the underlying operating system.

Turbo VM provides an intermediation layer that automatically mitigates incompatibilities introduced in new versions of Windows. This update continues Turbo’s 10+ year record of maintaining full application compatibility for our enterprise clients.

Need help migrating legacy applications? Contact us now

We hope you enjoy the latest updates to Turbo.

Dropbox now on Turbo Drive!

Turbo is pleased to announce support for Dropbox in Turbo Drive!

The T: drive connects cloud storage services directly to Turbo applications. The T: drive works across all supported clients and does not require the Dropbox client.

To connect Dropbox, select Dropbox from the Connect dropdown on the Files tab.

Both Dropbox and OneDrive paths can be connected to a single Turbo account or workspace. Turbo also supports connection of multiple folders from a single storage service to a single Turbo workspace.

Turbo has many powerful storage customization capabilities for virtualized apps. And we’re here to help your organization use them to create the perfect storage environment for your users.

Contact us about advanced storage configuration

Turbo Studio and Turbo VM 18.9 Now Available

The latest updates to Turbo Studio and Turbo VM bring important compatibility, ease-of-use, performance, and other updates.

Turbo Studio 18.9 is available for download at: turbo.net/studio/download.

The Turbo VM 18.9 update is distributed automatically for clients with automatic updates enabled.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Snapshot compatibility: Improved the compatibility of Turbo Studio’s snapshot process to exclude registry keys known to cause issues, such as SideBySide\PublisherPolicyChangeTime.
  • Usability: Improved error messaging to specify the paths of missing layers when a build fails and added tooltips to explain Turbo Studio features, such as the Project output types.

Turbo VM Updates

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

  • Support for Windows 10 Preview through version 17735.1000.
  • Support for Machine SID cloning to support Google Chrome settings synchronization.
  • Support for network virtualization of Google Chrome 69’s new internal DNS resolver.
  • Support for TLS 1.2 encryption in the XStudio.exe command-line build tool.
  • Fixed race condition that intermittently fails process start with Error 0xD0000018.
  • Fixed Error R6025 -- Pure Virtual Function Call on systems with Bitdefender.
  • Fixed non-exe stub files triggering antivirus alerts due to a missing digital certificate.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Studio title bar text is not legible when window is in full screen mode.
  • Studio minimize button may not respond to clicks on Windows 8 and higher.
  • Studio does not show scroll bars in Network Panel > IP Restrictions when the list exceeds the viewable area.
  • Studio fails to set the startup file correctly when importing a multi-image application from the Turbo.net Hub.
  • Shutdown process tree VM setting incorrectly terminates container if a Startup script is used.
  • Studio fails to build an imported application if a startup or shutdown script is used.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Studio: 18..9.1142.0
  • Turbo VM: 18.9.1142.0

 

Turbo for Android Now in the Google Play Store

We are excited to announce general availability of Turbo for Android, a free native Turbo client for iPad and iPhone.

Download Turbo for Android now using the Google Play Store app or visit Turbo for Android in the Google Play Store.

The new Turbo Android app provides instant access to all your Turbo apps, with full support for multitouch gestures, server georouting, local file access, and hardware-accelerated H.264 video streaming.

Simply put — your apps run faster, smoother, with a natural mobile experience.

And Turbo for Android is included free with your Turbo subscription.

We hope you enjoy the new Turbo for Android!

Introducing Turbo for iOS

We are excited to announce general availability of Turbo for iOS, a free native Turbo client for iPad and iPhone.

Download Turbo for iOS now using the Apple App Store app or Turbo for iOS on the App Store.

The new Turbo iOS app provides instant access to all your Turbo apps, with full support for multitouch gestures, server georouting, local file access, and hardware-accelerated H.264 video streaming.

Simply put — your apps run faster, smoother, with a natural mobile experience.

And Turbo for iOS is included free with your Turbo subscription.

We hope you enjoy the new Turbo for iOS!

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