Surpass Viewer Changelog

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NOTE: The Surpass Viewer enables users to access Flash content within Surpass following Adobe’s removal of support for the Flash software platform from the end of 2020. For more information, read Installing the Surpass Viewer.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.7

Improved

  • Attempting to play a H.264 video now displays an error message rather than a blank screen.

Fixed

  • ItemBank and SecureAssess URLs now load correctly in the Windows Surpass Viewer application (Version 1.7.2).

Surpass Viewer Release 1.6

Fixed

  • Local or network files can no longer be opened in the Surpass Viewer.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.5

New

  • A new download manager ensures file downloads are handled consistently and with a better user experience for both users in Surpass and candidates taking tests.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.4

Fixed

  • Developer tools no longer open blank tabs when enabled.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.3

New

  • French-Canadian as a language option.

Fixed

  • An issue where the Surpass Viewer did not open after being updated.
  • Various issues where the Surpass Viewer failed to install.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.2

Improvements

  • The framework used to develop the Surpass Viewer, Electron, has been updated to the latest release to ensure it is highly performant.

Fixed

  • Various issues where the Surpass Viewer failed to install.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.1

New

  • A right-click menu has been added to the Surpass Viewer and includes all standard right-click menu options.

Improvements

  • A confirmation dialog now appears when closing the Surpass Viewer with multiple open tabs.
  • The application menu options have been re-ordered and improved to follow standard application menus.

Surpass Viewer Release 1.0

New

  • The Surpass Viewer can now hide URLs from the address bar if launched using a new moniker (surpassexam://), in case you want to keep your test URL hidden from candidates.

Improvements

  • The Surpass Viewer Home page has been updated with the correct Surpass branding.

Fixed

  • Google Chrome now handles Surpass Viewer monikers correctly.