Latest updates

This section lists updates delivered since the last major release.

iOS 15 GA and 15.1 Beta 1

Added support for iOS 15 GA to all clouds, with the limitation that on incoming calls, a blurred image displays instead of a call screen (only relevant for IDS fast video). For a complete list of limitations, see iOS support updates.

Chrome 94 Stable

Added support for Google Chrome 94 Stable on Windows and Mac machines.

iOS 15 RC

Added support for iOS 15 RC, with the Apple limitation that typing text is slow and sometimes fails on timeout. This behavior is not related to string length and is the same on pure Appium. For a complete list of limitations, see iOS support updates.

Resolved issues

  • Fixed an issue that prevented network files from being shown in the reports of interactive sessions. With this fix, network files are now available for download as expected.

Firefox 92 Stable and 93 Beta

Added support for Mozilla Firefox 92 Stable and 93 Beta on Windows and Mac machines.

Edge 93 Stable

Added support for Microsoft Edge 93 Stable on Windows machines.

iOS 15 Beta 8

Added support for iOS 15 Beta 8, with the Apple limitation that typing text is slow and sometimes fails on timeout. This behavior is not related to string length and is the same on pure Appium. For a complete list of limitations, see iOS support updates.

The new Beta version is available only in the Mobile cloud. In private clouds, it is available upon request. If you are interested, contact Perfecto Support.

Enhancements to virtual devices

Virtual devices now support:

  • .apks files for automation and manual testing

  • Appium 1.21.0

Chrome 93 Stable

Added support for Google Chrome 93 Stable on Windows and Mac machines.

Chrome 94 Beta

Added support for Google Chrome 94 Beta on Windows and Mac machines.

iOS 15 Beta 7

Added support for iOS 15 Beta 7, with the Apple limitation that typing text is slow and sometimes fails on timeout. This behavior is not related to string length and is the same on pure Appium. For a complete list of limitations, see iOS support updates.

The new Beta version is available only in the Mobile cloud. In private clouds, it is available upon request. If you are interested, contact Perfecto Support.

Virtual device enhancements

Standardized the licensing of virtual device sessions to work the same as desktop web sessions. With this enhancement, you now see the number of available licenses below the Virtual device folder on the My Devices tab in the Manual Testing view.

Reporting enhancements

Added IDs to Perfecto-supplied failure reasons on the Failure reasons tab in the Assets and Setup view. With this enhancement, it is now possible to use predefined failure reasons in automation scripts. For more information, see Manage failure reasons.