PeriopSim for macOS Release Notes

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1.2.0 Release March 2024 [PeriopSim for macOS]

Major revision to UX - new branding, color and layout.

Updated Features:

  • Visual fine tuning of the User Interface
  • Shared Mode now operates on Subscription membership as opposed to a separate group
  • Subscriptions and Experiences are constrained by device type
  • Learner are locked to a subscription after activating by performing an Experience playthrough


1.1.6 Release February 2023

  • New Experience Management Menu to remove downloaded Experiences from the device.
  • Experience downloads can now be stopped and resumed.
  • Experience updates are no longer automatic. An Update available alert is displayed and the Learner can select when to download.

Minor Updates and Issues Resolved

    • A loading spinner is displayed if retrieving the Learner’s Experience information from the PeriopSim Server takes too long.
    • Experience access is refreshed when accessing Experience selection menu
    • Warning alert when attempting to download an Experience while offline
    • Experience status icons sometimes misrepresented actual state
    • No longer plays extra video before Start
    • Removed video stuttering on older Macs and/or older MacOS

Minimum supported version Mac OS Sierra 10.12+

1.1.5 Release July 2022

  • Enlarged Instrument drop zone area matching video playback area
  • Minor Issues resolved
    • Updated color scheme
    • Enhanced user messages on login/password reset
    • Fixed issue on item selection in full screen mode

Minimum supported version Mac OS Sierra 10.12+

1.1.2 Release August 2021

  • Auto Leaderboard Submission
  • Minor Issues resolved
    • Better screen resolution detection and management
    • Better Pause selection during transitions between menus and Experiences
    • Interpretation of scroll when Instrument already selected
    • Reduced time from Experience selection to Experience start
    • Learner name is now displayed correctly in Shared Mode
    • Learner names now reflect the selected group in Shared Mode

1.1.1 Release May 2021

  • Apple App Store
  • Minor Issues resolved
        • Playthroughs would challenge for the incorrect first instrument after using Pause in a prior playthrough
        • Playthrough would report an incorrect time for the first instrument after using Pause in a prior playthrough.

1.1.0 Release January 2021

  • Pause/Resume
  • Minor Issues resolved
    • Use of PIN instead of Password is now rejected
    • Image sizes have been adjusted to better match users screen resolution
    • Updated the format of error messages on login, creation and password recovery to better describe network conditions which may have lead to the function failing.
    • Clarifications in Leaderboard submission panel to reinforce that leaderboard does not impact submission of experience results.