All Changes




This page regroups all the changes that happened to Substance launcher, from new features to bug fixes.

Version 1

1.5.0 Beta

(Released: March 11, 2019)
Summary: In this release we have improved the user's experience by adding a new important integration tab

Added:

  • New Integrations tab
  • The Substance launcher now properly works with MacOS Catalina
  • The launcher can now minimize at restart
  • Adding the collections support in Source tab
  • Adding the bullet points to navigate through the previews of materials in Source tab
  • Modifications in the settings are now automatically saved when closing them
  • Improvement is made in the display of versions

Fixed:

  • Installing all three softwares at once makes one of the installations freeze
  • Launch fail if both a release and beta version are installed (now it focuses on released version)
  • In the Source tab, when scrolling down, some top down materials may load the wrong previews when clicked

Known Issues:

  • Log off may happen when exiting sleep mode of the computer

1.4.1 Beta

(Released: December 20, 2019)
Summary: Bugfix with addition of atlasses in Source tab

Added:

  • [Source] Addition of atlasses
  • [3D content] Switch account easily in Sketchfab
  • Update Tabs content

Fixed:

  • Various spelling mistakes
  • "F" shortcut to focus on sketchfab viewer opens a pop up window

1.4.0 Beta

(Released: December 12, 2019)
Summary: Major release with new 3D Content tab with Sketchfab integration and send glTF files to Substance Painter

Added:

  • New tab for Sketchfab
  • [3D Content tab][Title Bar] Add download progress bar to the 3d content
  • [3D Content tab] New left panel
  • [3D Content tab] New section Browse
  • [3D Content tab] New section My uploads
  • [3D Content tab] Add local files button
  • [3D Content tab][Categories panel] New panel
  • [3D Content tab] Banner Login Sketchfab
  • [3D Content tab] Banner Logout Sketchfab
  • [3D Content tab] Authentification with Sketchfab account
  • [3D Content tab][Header UI] Header bar
  • [3D Content tab][Header Bar] Add all filter + search functionality
  • [3D Content tab][Header Bar] New drop down Features with check boxes
  • [3D Content tab] Content panel
  • [3D Content tab][Content Panel] Create infinite scroll behavior for the main content panel when the user scrolls
  • [3D Content tab] Preview panel - basic Preview
  • [3D Content tab][Preview Panel] Display a SketchFab frame for asset preview
  • [3D Content tab][Preview panel] Add dynamic links and asset information
  • [3D Content tab][Preview panel] Add download and license....
  • [3D Content tab][Preview Panel] Add send to Painter
  • [Settings] Add a path selector setting for download path of 3d content
  • [Settings] Add option to run Launcher at startup
  • [Product tab] New Technical Requirements link-section per product

Fixed:

  • [MacOS] Quit does not work from Dock
  • [MacOS] Cannot restart while Launcher active
  • Launcher update cancels other updates
  • Launcher requires update every time it is launched
  • Release notes URL of launcher does not send to the correct page
  • Minor issues

1.3.1 Beta

(Released: November 14, 2019)
Summary: Bug fix

Added:

  • [Notification center] Add new messages and make them consistent
  • [Source][UI] Scale up Send to Spinner
  • [Source] Add Downloading State
  • [Source][Quick Menu] Add Open Substance Source tab in quick menu
  • [Source] Some Assets not available as SBS to be sent to Substance Designer are now marked as not available
  • [Source] Queue 'send to' events until products are launched
  • Updated various links to match the new format

Fixed:

  • Broken article images
  • [Linux] Linux version can not be used on >=1.3.X-beta versions
  • Additional minor bug fixes

1.3.0 Beta

(Released: August 19, 2019)
Summary: Improvement of the tab Source with major new functionality: downloading and sending materials to Substance Designer, Painter and Alchemist

Added:

  • [Source] New top toolbar
  • [Source][New top toolbar] Addition of a search bar
  • [Source][New top toolbar] Addition of a filtering asset dropdown
  • [Source][New top toolbar] Display of the points
  • [Source] Add a tab Browse Left column in Source tab
  • [Source] Add a My Assets Tab Left column in Source tab
  • [Source] Add Local File left column in Source tab
  • [Source] Thumbnail hover scrolls through presets images
  • [Source] Improve Source loading performance
  • [Source] Send to new functionalities: send materials to Substance ecosystem
  • [Source][Send to] Download and send to materials to Substance Designer
  • [Source][Send to] Download and send to materials to Substance Painter
  • [Source][Send to] Download and send to materials to Project Alchemist
  • [Source][UI] Ring feedback for send to
  • [Source][Send to] Icons are colored, if the asset has already been sent to that app
  • [Alchemist] Access to free trial Alchemist for users without license
  • [Notification] Inform users they need to install a new build of Launcher
  • [UI] Update with new font

Fixed:

  • If no internet launcher does not open
  • Launcher installs on disk C after an update
  • [Log In][UI] UI issue when relogin with another account
  • [UI] Empty space glitch when using Tab
  • [Source] the first time you click on "My Assets", there is no category selected. So it's all empty
  • [Source] Filtering asset dropdown rolls back up when closing asset preview
  • [Source] Cannot download some materials

Known Issues:

  • [Linux] Linux users not updated from version >=1.3-beta due to instability issues

1.2.6 Beta

(Released: July 01, 2019)

Added:

  • [Log] Improve information in the log
  • Homogenize Launcher's login page with website conventions

1.2.5 Beta

(Released: June 05, 2019)
Summary: Bug fix with new features

Added:

  • [Log] Improve information in the log
  • Homogenize Launcher's login page with website conventions

Fixed:

  • [Notification Center] Black screen when clicking "Log in again"

1.2.4 Beta

(Released: May 05, 2019)

Added:

  • Product tabs update

1.2.3 Beta

(Released: April 19, 2019)
Summary: Bug fix with new features

Added:

  • [Notification Center] Filter the number of occurrence of login error messages
  • [Notification Center] Reverse date order to list most recent notifications at the top of the stack
  • [Log] Improve information in the log and its filename

Fixed:

  • EULA window should not have interactive background

1.2.2 Beta

(Released: April 05, 2019)
Summary: Bug fix with new features

Added:

  • [Log in] Improved remembering user's credentials with a selection menu and easier ways to clear saved credentials
  • [Log in] Added feedback to the login and home pages when a login attempt is pending
  • [Notification center] Added a scroll bar that appears when there are many notifications
  • [Notification center] Added additional feedback to the notification center when there are no notifications
  • [Notification center] Text alignment
  • [Konami Code :-] Surprise!
  • [General] Improved feedback for when services are down for maintenance or are unavailable
  • [About window] Add launcher release notes link in About window
  • [Source] Added visual feedback when clicking on My Assets category
  • [Data analytics] Option to enable and disable sending usage statistics

Fixed:

  • [Product Pages] "Launch" does not change to "Install" when selecting another version
  • [Source] The message when attempting to download from a Source preview window when not logged out is the same as the main page download
  • [Source] Closing the preview window no longer resets the scroll position

1.2.1 Beta

(Released: March 21, 2019)
Summary: Hotfix

Fixed:

  • [Windows] Downloads to appear frozen after the download/install completed
  • [Source] Preview panel for certain assets does not open

1.2.0 Beta

(Released: March 19, 2019)
Summary: Open beta release

Added:

  • Download, install, launch Substance Software suite
  • Source integration with preview
  • Notification center
  • About window
  • Launcher settings window
  • User settings
  • Export log

Fixed:

  • Flickering issue on Windows