Archive for May, 2008

Camfrog Server 4.1 (Windows) Released

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Camfrog Server 4.1 for Windows is now available for download. The new server version now has much easier to read logs with a new simple format. We also made some important changes for the coming 5.1 Camfrog Client. Please upgrade your rooms.

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Camfrog Server 4.0 (Linux) Released

Camfrog Server 4.0 for Linux has been released. Please upgrade your Linux servers. This new version allows room owners to set the desired video resolution for your room (Classic, Recommended, Super) and also has a web console for remote server administration.

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Camfrog 5.0 and Video Window Size

Over the weekend a few Camfrog Pro users emailed and explained that the new 5.0 version high resolution video windows are too large and take up too much screen real estate in the new “Super” or “Recommended” rooms. When developing Camfrog 5.0 we realized some users may want to customize their default video window size so we included custom settings for Camfrog 5.0 specifically so users can choose their favorite video window size for any type of video chat room.

To customize the Camfrog video window size for your computer and type of room go to your contact list and choose the “Actions” menu then “Settings”. Next choose “Video” in the settings list.

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Now click the tab for the type of room you want to customize, then choose the video window size. After you are done press “Apply” then “OK”. Now your video window sizes are customized however you want. Please note that if you only customize the size for “Classic” rooms under the “Classic” tab then the “Recommended” and “Super” rooms will still have their large default size. You should change the size under each tab to make sure the window size is changed for that specific type of room.

In the future we hope to add the ability for users to customize their windows even smaller than the “Classic” size. I hope this post helps explain how to set custom video window sizes. If you have any problems with these settings please contact our help desk so we can assist you.

WeFi Offers Easy Wi-Fi Access

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You may have noticed Camfrog is now bundling the freeware WeFi software as an optional install. If you didn’t see the install offer it’s because it only appears for people who have Wi-Fi cards on their laptop or desktop.

WeFi allows you to easily find free Wi-Fi hotspots all over the world with the first open global Wi-Fi network. If you haven’t tried WeFi yet please check it out. In Addition to getting you connected quickly and easily to open Wi-Fi networks around you, the WeFi software automatically checks which networks can really get you connected to the Internet and which can’t, and shares it with all the other computers and mobile phones that run WeFi. So the more people running WeFi means many more available networks for everyone.

Please visit WeFi and give their software a try.

Post Comments On Your Own Profile

Logon to Camfrog.com with your logon/pass, then view your own profile by going to http://profiles.camfrog.com/yournickname where “yournickname” is your Camfrog nickname. You’ll see a new link called “Add comment”. You can now post comments on your own profile instead of being limited to only posting comments for others.

Camfrog Server 4.0.98 Available

Camfrog Server 4.0.98 is now available for download. In this software upgrade Camfrog Server log files appear immediately on the server hard drive instead of having to sign out your server to see the logs, or wait several hours. We made this change due to user requests. If you have any problems with this new version please send a detailed report to our help desk. Please upgrade.

Always Keep Your Camfrog Logon Private!

Don’t ever enter your Camfrog logon and password or your Camfrog Pro serial number on any other website besides www.camfrog.com.

Lately some Camfrog users have received emails or instant messages falsely stating that if you enter your Camfrog logon and password on a certain website you will get free room hosting or some other free item from Camfrog. This is absolutely false! Please use caution and always make sure the site you are logging on to is http://www.camfrog.com. If you are not sure then try manually typing http://www.camfrog.com in the address bar of your browser before logging on.

If you did accidentally enter your Camfrog logon and password in one of these scam phishing websites then you can quickly change your Camfrog password by going to your contact list, then the “Actions” menu and choose “Change Password”.

If your Camfrog account is stolen please quickly report it to the helpdesk, or logon with a different Camfrog nickname and click “report inappropriate content” on your profile and let us know what happened.

Please visit our security tips page for more security tips.