Release Notes, Citrix Files for Mac, v4.3

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We are pleased to announce that the Citrix Files for Mac, v4.3 app is now available for download. 

Important Information
  • Installation requires macOS 10.11 or newer
  • Local computer Administrator permissions are required to install the app
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What's new:
  • Desktop Apps BETA Support – When enabled by the admin at the account level, users will have an option, in their Citrix Files for Mac settings, to opt-in to gain access to try new features of the application that are in Beta mode. For more information, please see:
    • Admin enablement of Desktop Apps Betas is available in the Web Application - Settings - Admin Settings - Advanced Preferences - Enable ShareFile Tools
    • Once enabled, Employees will have access to enable the beta features from within the Citrix Files for Mac Preferences UI
  • Offline Access (BETA) – Users can designate a file or folder for Offline to access when they are not connected to the network. Any changes saved while offline will be saved back to ShareFile upon reconnecting to the network. Note: To use this feature, you must enable Beta features in the app settings.  For more information on Offline Access, please see:
    • To provide feedback on this Beta feature, please email or use the ‘Send Feedback’ from within the app
    • Users will be able to mark folders and files or offline use via the right-click menu:

    • There are now additional icon states to help easily identify files that are online-only, offline, etc

    • In the Dashboard you will be able to see the progress of files being taken offline, via a sync in progress item count.

  • Workspace SSO to Network Share/SharePoint StorageZone Connectors – Single Sign-On for Network Shares and SharePoint Connectors when authenticating with Workspace credentials
  • Desktop App Migration Support - If ShareFile Desktop is installed on your system, Citrix Files for Mac v4.3 will remove it as part of the install process of Citrix Files for Mac
  • Customer issues fixed in this release:
    • Files and folders with the percent sign (%) character in the name did not appear
    • Fix for certain characters like the umlaut and acute accent mark causing folders to appear twice
    • Fix to reduce the CPU usage of Citrix Files for Mac
    • Fix to properly set the access expiration for links
Who needs to know?
Citrix Files for Mac is for both Enterprise and SMB customers.

For more information about Citrix Files for Windows, please refer to the online documentation here: 
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Chris Anderson

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Aleksandras Artemjevas

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Hi Chris,
I've tested Offline access on Windows and Mac machines and noticed couple of things:
1. Mac - 'Make available offline' on Personal Folder applies only once. Folders created later will be online only.
2. Win - Make available offline option is missing on Personal Folder
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Chris Anderson

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Thanks Aleksandras for the feedback.

1. Mac - we have a bug ticket opened for this one to be fixed
2. Win - we are working on this one and it will be available in an upcoming release