Macro Recorder for Windows Changelog

For the Mac version, please visit the Macro Recorder for Mac changelog.

Always keep a backup of the software installation as we do not maintain a download archive.

DateVersionChangesDownloads
02/22/20243.0.49
  • UTF8 without BOM file support
  • Improved communication with PhraseExpress.
12/07/20233.0.48
  • OpenAI Vision and ChatGPT 4 support
  • Improved variable exchange with PhraseExpress v17 beta
  • User interface language now adapts to Windows settings.
  • Window region definition
  • Relative mouse position wiggle feature
  • Image capture focus issues
10/24/20233.0.42

Major new version with many new features.

06/07/20232.0.87
  • Image/text recognition improvements.
  • Improved software update check.
  • Minor cosmetic changes.
03/27/20232.0.85
  • Compatibility with PhraseExpress v16 user only installation (vs installation for all users).
  • Accelerated highlighting/deletion of actions.
  • Improved OCR/image detection.

You may need to reduce ImageFind tolerance settings in your scripts.

02/08/20232.0.84
  • Improved broken macro file detection.
  • OCR engine update to latest version with improved detection performance.
  • Rare issue when highlighting multiple actions.
12/06/20222.0.82
  • Fixed "Wait for keypress" action.
12/01/20222.0.81
  • Support for nested (time) loops.
  • Many minor/cosmetic issues
08/29/20222.0.80
  • Various minor improvements
06/01/20222.0.79
  • Enhanced multi-monitor support.
  • Improved OCR detection.
05/24/20222.0.77
  • Mouse movement duration is now separate from delay/threshold parameter change.
  • Unauthorized files are filtered if being dragged onto the program window.
  • Program window resizing issue fixed.
05/04/20222.0.76
  • Mac linebreak character issues in "parameter from file" action resolved.
04/05/20222.0.75
  • Updated OCR text recognition engine.
  • Error message when loading Macro Recorder v1 files (cosmetic)

03/24/20222.0.74
  • Added additional OCR text recognition languages.
  • Improved parameter randomization feature.
  • Support for Windows UWP "Metro" Apps.
  • Improved Multi-Monitor Support.
  • Window resizing and positioning.
  • Wait duration.
02/22/20222.0.73
  • Issue with manually defined focus change action resolved.
02/18/20222.0.72
  • Improved error handling with PhraseExpress
  • Solved Crash issue if Macro Recorder is launched from PhraseExpress.
02/04/20222.0.71
  • Improved number input dialogs.
  • Improved maintenance expiration behavior.
  • Solved rare SmartClick playback crash issue.
09/07/20212.0.70
  • Playback repetition defaults to smaller number. It can now be set to 999.999 repetitions.
  • Playback cycles have not reset the parameter list counter (thanks, Vojislav)
  • issue with recent files memory
04/09/20212.0.69
  • Improved image search
  • Text recognition now supports search for multiple words.
  • Many minor improvements.
01/25/20212.0.68
  • Search and Replace now also includes X/Y coordinates.
  • Error check for orphaned/non-existing labels in repeat actions.
01/21/20212.0.67
  • Macro Recorder now detects if it is launched from a USB stick.
  • Status bar playback time indiciator
  • Mouse buttons are not blocked on playback.
  • Soved issues with modifier keys in keypress action.
  • In rare cases, Macro Recorder blocked its own automation.
12/01/20202.0.65
  • Solved parameter change feature issue.
11/11/20202.0.59
  • Fixed playback filter issue in macro editor.
11/09/20202.0.58
  • Improved Copy & Paste performance within Macro Recorder
10/19/20202.0.57
  • Significantly improved loading time if macro contains many labels.
  • Minimum delay reduced to 1msec.
09/19/20202.0.55
  • Macro Recorder allows you to continue testing all features of all major editions even after purchasing a smaller product edition. You will then receive occasional license notices. You can now deactivate testing of functions not included in your edition.
  • Improved command-line parameter -close. It will now also allow you to close Macro Recorder by command-line parameter, even if no macro is running.
08/26/20202.0.52
  • Update notifications are now separate for Mac vs Windows edition.
08/18/20202.0.51
  • Solved random scroll issue in the macro actions section.
08/04/20202.0.50

Major new version with many new features.