16 July 2021 Release

Release Highlights

UX improvements

  • Don't show "grant moderator" action if already a moderator
  • Adds "Admit all" option for "knocking" participants in lobby
  • Multiple small Lobby UX fixes
  • Fixes push-to-talk space release (mutes on every space release)
  • Fixes resize and mirror behavior of desktop sharing as a virtual background
  • Adds the ability to change the capture frame rate for screenshare from the UI. The fps becomes effective only on screen shares that are started after the setting is changed
  • Fixes filmstrip scrollbars
  • Fixes tile-view for recorders
  • Fixes various layout issues on small screen sizes

JaaS

  • Allows filmstrip autohide to be configurable
  • Exposes event for mouse movements inside the iframe
  • Exposes command for toggling background dialog
  • Shows recording link to recording initiator. Changed the recording sharing icon
  • Adds send chat message command
  • In-meeting messages about plan limitations for customers w/o a valid credit card
  • Adds config option to remove "Show More" link from GSM popover
  • Exposes "Follow me" method
  • Enables JaaS custom scheme deep linking for mobile clients

Quality

  • Fixes ghost participants appearing frequently after a call is promoted from 1-to-1 to multi participant (Fix in initial handling of bandwidth estimations in the videobridge).
  • Fixes missing videos in the case of lastN=1.
  • Fixes video freezes on Safari (when user goes out of last-n).
  • Removes video preview on mobile Safari, thus fixing a bug where opening the "Device settings" window was breaking the video stream in the conference.
  • Fixes audio issue on iOS Chrome.

MISC

  • Fixes a memory leak in the bridge (server side, no user impact).
  • Fixes backwards compatibility for YouTube sharing on old mobile clients
  • Fixes a potential security issue by not allowing external CSS customization of the pre-join screen

Versions

Release version

  • Jitsi Meet: 5107
  • Jitsi Videobridge: 518
  • Jicofo: 765

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