What’s new in Citrix Content Collaboration

A goal of Citrix is to deliver new features and product updates to Citrix Content Collaboration customers when available.

To you, the customer, this process is transparent. Initial updates are applied to Citrix internal sites only, and are then applied to customer environments gradually. Delivering updates incrementally in waves helps to ensure product quality and to maximize the availability.

February 26, 2020

Citrix Files for Android 2020

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

February 24, 2020

Files in Citrix Workspace 20.3

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Files in Citrix Workspace.

February 18, 2020

Storage zones controller 5.10

.NET Framework is updated to 4.8.

For more information, see About storage zones controller.

February 4, 2020

Citrix Files for iOS 2010

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

January 27, 2020

Citrix Files for Android 2010

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

January 23, 2020

Citrix Files for Outlook 6.5.1

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Outlook

December 20, 2019

Files in Citrix Workspace 1949

Various changes and improvements to UI security have been made including weak password reset.

For more information, see Files in Citrix Workspace.

December 5, 2019

Citrix Files for Windows 1912

Perform direct uploads to OneDrive for Business for better speed and reliability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Windows.

November 6, 2019

Citrix Files for Mac 1911

Users with partitioned drives can select where offline data is stored using Preferences.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Mac.

Storage zones controller 5.9

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see About storage zones controller.

November 5, 2019

Files in Citrix Workspace 1942

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Files in Citrix Workspace.

October 24, 2019

Citrix Files for iOS 1910.5

The MDX Toolkit has been updated to the latest version.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

October 22, 2019

Citrix Files for iOS 1910

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

October 17, 2019

Citrix Files for Android 1910

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

October 9, 2019

Citrix Files for Mac 1910

Citrix Files for Mac is supported on macOS Catalina.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Mac.

September 30, 2019

Citrix Files for Windows 1909

When you sign out and sign back in, Citrix Files for Windows keeps your settings and offline files unless you choose to delete those items.

Databases have been cleaned up to save disk space and to improve performance when using Citrix Files for Windows in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environments.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Windows.

September 19, 2019

Citrix Files for iOS 1909.5

The MDX Toolkit has been updated to the latest version.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

September 13, 2019

Files in Citrix Workspace 1932

Various improvements to the UI have been made including the load progress indicator,status and counter badges, and alerts.

For more information, see Files in Citrix Workspace.

September 9, 2019

Citrix Files for iOS 1909

iOS 13 support: Citrix Files for iOS is supported on iOS 13..

Checkin and checkout for files: Users can check out a file to edit and check the file back in after editing is complete. This prevents file conflicts and overrides by other users who might attempt to work on the same file using the native repository. Checkout places a lock on the file to prevent other users from opening the same file.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

August 26, 2019

Citrix Files for Outlook 6.5

Support for recent files: Citrix Files for Outlook now allows you to access your Recent Files quickly.

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Support for latest file sharing: This update also allows you to share the latest versions of files from Citrix Files and personal cloud connectors.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Outlook

August 20, 2019

Citrix Files for Android 1908

Checkin and checkout for files: Users can check out a file to edit and check the file back in after editing is complete. This prevents file conflicts and overrides by other users who might attempt to work on the same file using the native repository. Checkout places a lock on the file to prevent other users from opening the same file.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

August 13, 2019

Citrix Files for Mac 1908

ShareFile Sync migration: ShareFile Sync users can migrate data and settings from ShareFile Sync to Citrix Files for Mac using the Help menu.

File search (preview): File search allows users to search for files from the Citrix Files for Mac dashboard. You can enable the option in the Preferences menu.

Recover pending files improvements: Improvements have been made to recovering damaged pending files.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Mac.

August 8, 2019

Storage zones controller 5.8

Checkin and checkout for files from Network Shares Connector: Users can checkout a file from Network Shares Connector in Citrix Content Collaboration. This prevents file conflicts and overrides by other users who might attempt to work on the same file using the native repository. Checkout places a lock on the file to prevent other users from opening the same file.

To configure this feature, follow the steps outlined in the section To enable file check in and check out for network file shares.

Create MS Office documents: Users can create MS Office documents (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) in their on-premises folders when their account is configured with Office Online Server.

For more information, see About storage zones controller.

August 6, 2019

Files in Citrix Workspace 1930

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Files in Citrix Workspace.

July 29, 2019

Citrix Files for iOS 1907

Citrix Files for iOS supports sharing of the latest version of files in personal cloud connectors.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

Citrix Files for Android 1907.5

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

July 15, 2019

Citrix Files for Android 1907

Android and 64-bit compatibility: Citrix Files for Android has been updated to the latest Android SDK and is fully 64-bit compatible.

New error reporting: Citrix Files for Android has been updated to use Firebase for error reporting. In addition, Citrix Files for Android now uses the latest Crashlytics SDK.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

July 12, 2019

Files in Citrix Workspace 1928

Mentions of Citrix Content Collaboration as “ShareFile” have been removed.

When loading components, the screen visuals has been improved to better communicate that Citrix Workspace is loading and has not become unresponsive.

For more information, see Files in Citrix Workspace.

July 11, 2019

Addition of storage zones controller and User Management Tool

Storage zones controller and User Management Tool documentation sets added to Citrix Content Collaboration

July 1, 2019

Citrix Files for Windows 1907

New product version numbers:

  • As of this release, product version numbers appear in the format YYMM, where YY is the year and MM the month the product released. For example, a release in July 2019 appears as 1907.

  • In earlier releases of Citrix Files for Windows, version numbers were following the format 4.version, where the version value incremented by one for each release. For example, the release following 4.5 was 4.6. Those earlier releases will not be updated with the new numbering format

Auto Check-out: Auto Check-out allows administrators to permit users to automatically check out Microsoft Office and AutoCAD files after opening. Auto Check-out is enabled using the updated Group Policy.

Folder conflict resolution: Folder creation conflicts can now be detected and resolved if a user creates an already existing folder.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Windows.

June 28, 2019

Citrix Files for Android 1906.5

Citrix Files for Android supports sharing of the latest version of files in personal cloud connectors.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Android.

June 24, 2019

Citrix Files for iOS 1906

New product version numbers:

  • As of this release, product version numbers appear in the format YYMM, where YY is the year and MM the month the product released. For example, a release in June 2019 appears as 1906.

  • In earlier releases of Citrix Files for iOS, version numbers were following the format 7.version, where the version value incremented by one for each release. For example, the release following 7.6 was 7.7. Those earlier releases will not be updated with the new numbering format.

  • The Polaris Office SDK has been updated to the latest version.

For more information, see Citrix Files for iOS.

May 28, 2019

Citrix Files for Outlook 6.4

File browser redesign and improvements:

The file browser has been redesigned and improved to make selecting and sharing files and folders even easier.

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All functionality has been preserved; access is now faster to shared and personal folders and to cloud connectors.

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Validation checks have been improved to provide better error and warning message handling.

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New navigation allows you to easily go back to the previous folder or navigate between folders.

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Stronger security for files and folders:

  • Virus strictness settings at the account level have been expanded with new options to provide stronger security.

  • A warning now appears when someone attempts to send or download an infected file. Sending and downloading any unscanned or infected files is blocked. An icon also appears next to unscanned files.

Miscellaneous updates that let you:

  • Save attachments to on-premises connectors and personal cloud connectors.
  • Submit your feedback in the Help menu under Feedback & Support section.
  • Set up a default expiration policy to 3 months or send a link with a custom expiration policy of 3 months.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Outlook

May 9, 2019

Storage zones controller 5.7

Single sign-on to on-premises connectors in Citrix Workspace: With this release, users using Citrix Workspace clients are no longer prompted for authentication when they try to access their network shares or SharePoint folders behind a storage zone controller.

To enable this feature, follow the instructions under Deploy and enable Citrix Content Collaboration in Citrix Workspace.

For more information, see About storage zones controller.

April 30, 2019

Citrix Files for Gmail 2.0

Citrix Files branding: ShareFile for Gmail is now Citrix Files for Gmail. Citrix Files for Gmail brings Citrix Content Collaboration functionality to your Gmail account. This extension is only available for the Google Chrome web browser.

For more information, see Citrix Files for Gmail

Citrix Files for Mac 1904

New product version numbers: As of this release, product version numbers appear in the format YYMM, where YY is the year and MM the month the product released. For example, a release in April 2019 appears as 1904. In earlier releases of Citrix Files for Mac, version numbers were following the format 4.version, where the version value incremented by one for each release. For example, the release following 4.5 was 4.6. Those earlier releases will not be updated with the new numbering format.

Offline access is now available to every employee user on Citrix Files for Mac. This includes all of the following enhancements:

  • Individual file and folders can be made available offline through the Finder window.
  • A Manage Offline Sync window, where users can easily select folders they want to keep offline.
  • New visual overlays to indicate an offline, syncing, or error state for files and folders.
  • Conflict resolutions for files and folders which were modified, renamed, moved, or deleted.
  • An Errors tab has been added to the dashboard. It lets users take resolve action on specific errors and get information on other errors.
  • When signing out or uninstalling Citrix Files for Mac, you also have the option to keep any offline files on your local machine.

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For more information, see Citrix Files for Mac.