Turbo for PC February 2019 Update

The latest version of Turbo for PC includes a completely rearchitected browser integration model that supports all modern web browsers. This release retires the previous browser plugin-based API and replaces it with a new turbo:// protocol handler.

This update also includes full support for authentication using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and on-premises Turbo Application Servers.

Turbo for PC will automatically update unless otherwise specified by the administrator.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Added new application configuration turbo:// protocol type
  • Added new security validation dialogs for launches via turbo:// protocol links
  • Launches via turbo:// protocol links display a security dialog for applications outside of Turbo.net
  • Administrators can define trusted workspaces for all users in %PROGRAMDATA%\Turbo\Containers\trusted-sources.json.
  • Added support for on-premises workspaces
  • Combined client toggle settings under turbo config --enable|--disable=[option] command.
  • Administrators can set default or override settings for the client configuration using turbo config --as-inherit|--as-override command.
  • Added ability to disable merge isolation using turbo config --disable=mergeisolation command.
  • Added --working-dir|-w=[path] flag to turbo commit for setting the working directory of an image.
  • Added the Java component to the Turbo for PC installer to support systems that are not connected to the Internet.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Turbo for PC fails to launch application on the local PC when a cloud container session is not synchronized to the local system.
  • Turbo for PC now respects network rules specified in application settings.
  • The login dialog may fail to detect when an on-premises workspace is using an SSO authentication method.
  • Certain applications may crash on application exit due to a race condition.
  • Applications may fail to start with an “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” error.
  • A new application version is downloaded even when upgrade check is disabled on application startup.
  • Running the clean and base images with incompatible isolation should display a warning message.
  • The turbo config --image-path=allusers command may fail with invalid container storage path error.
  • The turbo-plugin.exe --app-server command to provision application servers should detect incompatible OS versions.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo for PC: 19.2.1915.0

 

Turbo Studio 19 Now Available

Turbo Studio is an easy-to-use graphical editing tool for creating and editing Turbo containerized applications.

The latest version of Turbo Studio includes compatibility updates for Windows 10 Insider Preview 18305 and AppLocker, improved PowerShell support, new DDE isolation options, and other stability improvements.

Turbo Studio 19 is available now at: turbo.net/studio/download.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Add ExtendedAppLockerCompatibility flag that disables AppLocker DLL rules that are incompatible with virtualization.
  • Add IsolateDDE flag to isolate DDE messages coming from outside the container.
  • Allow running the 64-bit version of PowerShell. Previously, attempting to start a 64-bit PowerShell instance resulted in start of the 32-bit version.
  • Updated the default Target architecture setting for new configurations from x86 to x64.
  • Uninstall entries for Turbo-packaged MSI now display the application icon.
  • The XStudio command-line tool now supports TLS 1.2 connections to download linked components and runtimes.
  • The internal Turbo VM version has been updated to 18.12.1378.

Turbo VM Updates

  • Compatibility with the Windows 10 Insider Preview 18305 release
  • Fixed a condition that could cause process hangs during startup
  • Fixed a rare crash during application startup when SentinelOne security software is present
  • Improved shutdown processing during ExitProcess calls
  • Fixed a compatibility bug in WriteCopy registry isolation when running anative installation of Office 365 under Turbo VM

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • The IP Restrictions tab does not show a scrollbar when the number of entries overflow the Studio window.
  • The Delete sandbox on application shutdown setting fails to completely remove all files on exit.
  • When exporting a config from an image, references to @SYSWOW64@ may be dropped if the path contains a resource ID.
  • When exporting a configuration from an image, the privatize flag is dropped.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo Studio: 19.1.1178
  • Turbo VM: 18.12.1378

Getting Turbo Studio 19

Turbo Studio 19 is available for download at turbo.net/studio/download.

Turbo.net users with an active subscription can access Turbo Studio 19 by signing in with their account.

The upgrade to Turbo Studio 19 is free to all licensed users of Studio on active maintenance. If eligible, a new license key is available from the account settings page of your Turbo.net account.

We hope you enjoy Turbo Studio 19!

Turbo December 2018 VM Updates

The latest version of Turbo VM is now available in the Turbo Hub.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Added support for the latest Windows build, Windows 10 Insider Preview 18305.
  • Added a new IsolateDrive ability to hide specified drives from virtualized applications.
  • Added a new IsolateDDE flag to isolate DDE messages coming from outside the container.
  • Added a new ExtendedAppLockerCompatibility flag that disables AppLocker DLL rules that are incompatible with virtualization.

Bug Fixes

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Fixed a compatibility bug in WriteCopy registry isolation when running native installation of Office 365 under VM.
  • Fixed a compatibility bug that prevented some Autodesk applications from being able to load specific DLLs.
  • Fixed a compatibility bug with the SPACE GASS application.
  • Fixed a rare crash during application startup when SentinelOne security software is present.
  • Fixed a condition that could cause process hang during startup in rare conditions.
  • Improved shutdown processing during ExitProcess calls. This ensures that data is correctly flushed to files if managed by buffered C streams and the C library was linked statically to the application.
  • Allow running the 64-bit version of PowerShell. Previously attempting to start a 64-bit PowerShell instance resulted in start of the 32-bit version.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo VM: 18.12.1378

 

Turbo December 2018 Client Updates

Turbo clients will automatically update unless otherwise specified by the administrator.

New and Improved

This update includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Image upgrades with layered session state preservation are now performed by default during turbo run.
  • Isolation mode override flag --isolate=[full|write-copy|merge] is now available for portable application outputs.
  • Support for additional Security Support Providers (SSPs), enabling authentication via Kerberos, NLA, and more.
  • The Turbo for PC installer now uses HTTPS to download components.
  • The Turbo for Mac client has been updated with improved support for copy-and-paste between native and virtualized environments, support for the Windows hidden files flag, and improved diagnostic logging.
  • The Turbo for Android and Turbo for Chromebook clients now support Single Sign-On.
  • The working directory may now 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 when using portable applications.
  • Subsequent executions of a portable executions may crash under some circumstances.
  • The installer UI may not disappear until the associated portable application is closed.
  • The turbo rm command fails when an improperly named container folder exists.
  • The turbo installi command may check the local user repository for images even when the --all-users flag is specified.
  • The turbo installi command may not create a valid application shortcut when startup file arguments are specified.
  • Turbo for PC ignores the Allow access to local user folders setting when using on-premise Hub Server.
  • Improved support for Azure AD and ADFS authentication in Turbo for Mac.

Version Numbers

The component version numbers for this release are:

  • Turbo for PC: 18.12.1831.0
  • Turbo for Mac: 18.12.1624
  • Turbo for Android: 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!