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Electron 5.0.13 2019-12-17T22:31:33Z ()


  • Fixed Electron apps getting rejected to Mac App Store. #20988
  • Fixed context menu disappearing when showing. #21227
  • Fixed issue where reloading the window after calling setBackgroundColor would result in using an older background color setting. #19972

Electron 5.0.12 2019-11-02T06:00:47Z ()


  • Fixed a crash in Menus related to menu.popup(). #20800
  • Fixed crashes when calling webContents.printToPDF() multiple times. #20812
  • Fixed fs.mkdir/mkdirSync hang with {recursive: true} for invalid names with node 12 on windows. #20664
  • Fixed memory leaks caused by callbacks not being released when the remote module is used in sub-frames (<iframe> or scriptable popup). #20816
  • Fixed native module size increase on windows, follow up fix to #20707
  • Fixed native modules size increase with VC++ and node 12 on windows. #20628
  • Fixed parsing of paths with .asar in directory name extensions. #20403
  • [deps/uv] fsevents: fix file event reporting (backport: v12.x). #20433

Electron 5.0.11 2019-09-24T23:34:27Z ()


  • Added default NSMicrophoneUsageDescription and NSCameraUsageDescription strings to info.plist. #19950
  • Fixed a crash when exiting simple fullscreen on macOS. #20291
  • Fixed an issue where cursor blink rate was not honored. #20045
  • Fixed command-line scheme arguments from spilling over into each other. #19939
  • Fixed i18n of GTK messageboxes' stock buttons. #20010
  • Fixed issue where using the menu on Linux would un-focus the webContents. #20034
  • Fixed web page displayed with offset when using native tab on macOS. #19882
  • Reduced the size of the chrome-sandbox binary on Linux from ~5MB to ~0.2MB by stripping debug symbols that were inadvertently being included. #20082

Electron 5.0.10 2019-08-20T00:36:04Z ()


  • Correctly internationalize i18n in GTK-based Linux dialogs. #19801
  • Fixed BrowserWindow's will-resize event returning wrong bounds on macOS. #19705
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn't navigate the menu bar with the keyboard if you used the mouse to focus it. #19763
  • Fixed a crash in window.print(). #19678
  • Fixed bug where inputs would lose focus when opening the menu bar, preventing many menu items (Edit/Copy/Paste/etc.) to be unusable on Windows and Linux. #19707
  • Normalized out-of-bound value behavior for the setOpacity() API in BrowserWindow. #19724
  • Removed the possibility of a preload script being executed twice for the same process in quickly succeeding navigations in the same frame. #19828
  • Uint8Array and Uint16Array can now be sent correctly in Chrome Extension MessagePort instances. #19654


  • Documentation changes: #19796

Electron 5.0.9 2019-08-06T23:40:32Z ()


  • Fixed process.uptime() returning the wrong time. #19566
  • Fixed tray.displayBalloon() not working with custom icon on Windows. #19530
  • Fixed an issue where tray.destroy was not working properly on some linux distros. #19619
  • Fixed an issue where windows symbol files were changed in a way that was incompatible with some symbolication tools. #19503
  • Fixed crashes when using the application menu on Linux. #19561
  • Fixed error throwing on invalid webRequest url pattern filtering in onBeforeRequest. #19580
  • Fixed inverted alwaysOnTop status returned when always-on-top-changed was emitted. #19506
  • Fixed setting the backgroundColor property on TouchBarButton to default by assigning null after the item is constructed. #19473
  • Fixed the clearRecentDocuments MenuItem role on Windows. #19640
  • Fixed the callback of beginFrameSubscription passing Buffer instead of NativeImage. #19647
  • Standardized the about panel icon size on Linux. #19581
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