Filecamp Release Notes

If you're curious about what's new in Filecamp — and what's changed — you're in the right place.

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We hope the updates you’ll read below make it easier for your team to share files and collaborate with your clients and partners. ✨


March 22, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Favorites are now deleted instantly when the favorite folder is deleted (and Trash emptied).
  • We updated low-res downloads so that these versions are only generated if the original image is larger than 600px.
  • We have made the storage calculation script more accurately.
  • Your storage usage is now updated instantly after you have emptied the Trash.
  • We corrected a Safari browser-specific/date selector bug.
  • We have fixed an issue that could cause failed previews on versions of multiple page pdf files.

NOTICE: Remember to clear all caches so that the code from the latest release is always in use. This will help you to avoid any potential errors.

February 15, 2020

What's new

  • We have made it easier to add several tags/keywords to a file (the enter tag menu stays active after each tag has been saved).
  • New file types icons - we have updated our file icons to better reflect the 2020 Adobe and Microsoft file formats.
  • "Never expire" is now set as the default value for all shared links. 

Bug Fixes

  • Better support for the use of underscores (_) in folder vanity URLs and search queries.
  • Fixed a Gallery view styling issue in the Safari MacOs browser.
February 1, 2020

What's new

  • We have released a Access Requests feature (Pro plan only) so new users can request access directly on the login page. And your admins can easily either Reject or Approve these Access Requests. Read more
  • Redesigned the Notifications window with more informative descriptions and dropdowns instead of radio buttons.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issues with PDF page previews and renderings that sometimes could mirror a page when you zoomed in to quickly on a page. 
  • Warning when saving comments containing more than 512 characters.
  • Fixed a problem with some unsubscribe links in notifications.
January 19, 2020

What's new

  • The procedure for User Invite emails has been modified. Before both the username and password were included in the email. This was conflicting with some companies' antivirus/anti-spoofing policies. Now the email only contains a link where the recipient can enter their preferred username and login directly.
January 12, 2020

What's new

  • We have developed an in-app Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey. We hope to get some good feedback here that can help us improve and refine Filecamp in future updates. We have tried to make this as non-intrusive as possible and the survey is only presented to Filecamp Administrators

Bug Fixes

  • All source code is now hosted on our servers instead of having tiny bits hosted on google.com and other services that might be blocked by eg. The Great Firewall Of China.
  • The large preview zoom/toggle bar is only shown if there are more files in a folder/collection and/or it is possible to zoom in and out on the file.
November 30, 2019

What's new

  • Replace option when uploading file and folders with the same file names as the ones that already exists in the location. Read more.
  • Custom thumbnails are now retina/HD ready, and the optimal image size is 336 x 240 px. Read more.
  • The shared Vanity URL name is now visible on the Admin > Shares list.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a problem with the expiry date selection in specific Safari browsers.
  • You can now navigate through older log entries using pages in the log.
  • Auto-tags is now working again in all browsers.
  • More descriptive log entries when editing files vs folders.
  • WebDAV setting updates are registered in the log.
October 26, 2019

What's new

  • Improved large preview interface with more zoom-, full-screen-, and print options.
  • Overall performance is improved when browsing through folders and files.
  • The info and comment window remains open until you close it, making it easier for you to edit/comment on multiple files.
  • Improved search and sorting of search results by relevance.
  • Confirmation is now required before files and folders are moved to the Trash.
  • Reply-to-email address on notifications changed to a "do-not-reply" email address to avoid conflict with anti-spoofing policies and spam filters.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a styling issue with the close comment checkbox.
  • Tags/keywords with +7 digit numbers are now supported.
October 6, 2019

What’s New

  • When copying a folder, all folder settings are now copied over to the new folder. This will make it easier for you to make a "template" folder with the desired settings. Read more.
  • The text from the text input fields in the file info window can now be copied, also by users that cannot edit them. Read more.
  • Share Direct file links are now assigned to the Share files & folder user permission. Read more.

Bug Fixes

  • Log in as works now with the Stay signed in option. Read more.
  • When copying the Log as a CSV file (as multiple pages), no duplicate entries will occur.
  • When copying a file to the folder you are currently viewing, the folder should refresh automatically.
  • Metadata from images uploaded via WebDAV are now extracted automatically by an hourly script.
  • The folder view is now automatically refreshed when you turn cover thumbnails on and off in the folder setting. Read more.
  •  We've added a tooltip over the close comment checkbox to make it more clear what happens when you check this box.
  • More accurate and up-to-date Geolocator settings in the Log so that you can see more precisely where your users are located.
  • You will now get a warning if you try to use the Log in as feature to log in as another administrator. Read more.
  • Expired links remain in your account for 30 days in Admin > Shares, so you can change the expiry date to reactivate an expired link. 
August 17, 2019

What’s New

  • Vanity URLs on all shared links. Replace the encrypted text in all shared links with a text of your own choice. Read more.

Bug Fixes

  • Better support for extremely large files (+3GB) upload.
  • Spaces in usernames are now allowed.
  • Improved the thumbnail (preview) procedure for complicated files.
  • Quicker thumbnails (previews) of large (in pixel-count) files.

August 2, 2019


What’s New

  • Vanity URLs on folders. Replace the secure and encrypted default folder name with a text of your own choice. Read more.
  • You can now search for a log entry in the Log even if the specific log entry is collapsed. Read more.
  • More clear limit on how many characters (max 3500) you can enter in share messages.
  • All Administrators will receive an email notification when your account reaches 80%, 90%, and 100% of your storage limit.

Bug Fixes

  • Prevention for creating a folder name that starts with a dot, which causes problems for certain OS.
  • Auto tags work again in all regions.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent custom domains changes to be successfully propagated to AWS Route 53 DNS service.
July 23, 2019

What’s New

  • Log in as another user. Admins can now log in as another user. Great for testing purposes and for helping set up notifications for other users. Read more.
  • Your last used expiry date on shared links is saved in the browser cache, so you don’t have to remember to set the expiry date when sharing files and folders.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug between that (in some cases) changed the expiry date on shared links to 1 week, even if you have selected e.g. Link never expires.
  • We have now added a warning if you try to delete the file extension for a file.
  • Support for longer messages (3500 characters) in share messages.
  • Share pages now work again.
  • Improved the Receive files without login (public upload) feature.
  • Improved preview of CMYK images with embedded ICC profiles.
  • Fixed a bug that caused people to receive upload notifications even if the upload was canceled.
May 27, 2019

What’s New

  • Contact sheet feature. You can now easily print an overview of all files in a folder or Collection.
  • Faster previews when browsing through images in large preview mode.
  • Bug Fixes
  • Improved previews of certain .svg files.
  • Problem with a specific Chinese character in folder names and missing thumbnails
  • Shared links are now deactivated/removed right after they have been deleted.
  • Double quotes in folder names could prevent thumbnails in being generated.
May 12, 2019

What’s New

  • Added support for pages on the user list for customers with +250 users.
  • Go to folder feature directly from the corresponding log entry.
  • An intelligent (AI) thumbnail generating priority system.
  • External users can now also self-register to change labels (approve) files.
  • You can now upload .webloc and .url files that link to other sites.

Bug Fixes

  • Removed the option for Locked users to create Collections and Favorites.
  • Pdf files should not be shown with cover thumbnails
January 20, 2019

Whew! The new Filecamp is here. We have been working on this update for the last 2 years. And we are looking very much forward to show you all the new features and refinements!

What’s New

  • New 100% responsive user interface
  • Better performance
  • More storage space
  • Folder upload
  • Easier user management
  • Advanced search features
  • Improved proofing/commenting tools
  • More notification options
  • More custom branding
  • Bulk adding of tags
  • More metadata options
  • Auto-tags
  • Bulk add and invite users
  • Custom pages
  • ... and a lot more.

Read more.


NOTICE: Remember to clear all caches so that the code from the latest release is always in use. This will help you to avoid any potential errors.

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"I'll be a Filecamp supporter for life!"
I just wanted to say well done! What you've built, or re-built was worth the wait and I couldn't be more thrilled. Really awesome job, you are a man of your word and delivered on every issue I had with the old version. I'll be a Filecamp supporter for life!

Tim Deasy, Creative Director / Founder, Standard Official™