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[ Jan.25-13 ] - Truly Random v1.74 released.
  • New features:
    • Configurable number of maximum duplicates.
    • Password strength can now be sett in the options.
    • Pulsing color for the abort button text, this indicates that random data is being gathered from mouse/keyboard when that type of data is being required.
    • Hints in boxes grayed-out by mask or pronounceable options telling users how to reenable those options.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Virtually spelling mistakes fixed.
    • After installation it would generate an exception on Vista and 7.
[ Nov.14-11 ] - Truly Random v1.73 released.
  • New feature:
    • Automatic and manual sound volume adjustment available when using virtual random generator.
[ Jul.29-11 ] - Truly Random v1.72 released.
  • Other:
    • About 20times speedup inn pseudo-random and virtual-random generators.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Mask errors could cause the program to hang, fixed.
    • Some incorrect error messages when pressing abort, removed.
[ May.12-11 ] - Truly Random v1.71 released.
  • New features:
    • Adjust Volume button instead of Normalize Volume for Windows versions newer than XP.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Nag-screens would interfere with UDP in demo mode.
    • Options window would not display correctly in some resolution configurations in windows.
    • Incorrectly formated UDP input could cause a crash.
[ Jan.13-11 ] - Truly Random v1.70 released.
  • New features:
    • New "pseudo" password generator, can use sound-noise and/or keyboard and/or mouse input in addition to pseudo random numbers.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Some images missing from the help file.
    • Links in some of the help images would sometimes stop working.
[ Aug.04-10 ] - Truly Random v1.66 released.
  • New features:
    • Button in main window to sett minimum password strength.
    • New password wizard.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Problems displaying context sensitive help on Vista and Win 7, fixed.
[ Aug.29-09 ] - Truly Random v1.65 released.
  • Other:
    • Hints added to password strength window.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Rigth side of main window hidden on some desktop resolutions, fixed.
    • Program would freeze when exiting on some computers, fixed.
[ Aug.06-09 ] - Truly Random v1.64 released.
  • New features:
    • Tools menu added, with option to test a passwords strength.
    • “Unable to display data, do you want to save it to a file instead?” now saves to “my documents” folder or the last directory used for this purpose.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Remote control via UDP is not interrupted by Truly Random alert boxes anymore.
    • Answer no on question box “Unable to display data, do you want to save it to a file instead?” now returns to the main window without trying to generate an impossible amount of data to main window.
[ Sep.26-08 ] - Truly Random v1.63 released.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Main text area became obscured when generating data in fullscreen modus, fixed.
    • Interface did not support other Windows-DPI setting than 96, fixed.
[ Sep.19-08 ] - Truly Random v1.62 released.
  • New features:
    • Compatible with NT4, 2000 and XP when not logged in as administrator.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • When closing wizards using ESC-key Generate and Quit button would be grayed-out, fixed.
    • Multiple Mask lines would disable Fixed text options when Masks wasn't enabled, fixed.
    • When starting with Masks enabled, the options that isn't available in Mask modus weren't grayed-out, fixed.
[ June.27-08 ] - Truly Random v1.61 released.
  • New features:
    • Wizard windows can be resized.
    • Options window added for printer margins, page numbering and UDP.
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Better compatibility with VISTA and non administrator user privileges.
    • Both pseudo- and truly- random generator could be selected by keyboard simultaneously.
    • Space in Separator, Front text and Back text fields was sometimes lost on program restart.
[ Mai.26-08 ] - Truly Random v1.60 released.
  • New features:
    • Pull-down menus.
    • Printing text.
    • Shortcut-keys.
    • Saving/loading of all settings, Masks or random data.
[ Feb.12-08 ] - Truly Random v1.52 released.
  • New features:
    • Remote control using UDP and 3rd party applications.
    • Output text windows scrollbar now aligns to the text that has just been generated.
  • Bugs:
    • On some computers two clicks on the Generate button would exit the program, fixed.
[ Jan.16-08 ] - Truly Random v1.51 released.
  • New features:
    • Resizable main window.
[ May.30-07 ] - Truly Random v1.50 released.
  • New features:
    • Windows Vista compatible.
[ Feb.28-07 ] - Truly Random v1.481 released.
  • Bugs:
    • Uppercase and Lowercase checkboxes were switched in the Random characters area of the main window, fixed.
[ Feb.16-07 ] - Truly Random v1.49 released.
  • New features:
    • Exactly what characters that are to be used when generating "Random characters" is now configurable trough a right click popup menu. See program help for more information.
    • Ten user defined characters sets are now available for masks. Using mask <d#> where # is a single decimal. The characters are configured by right clicking on the mask box and selecting configure.
    • Mask {}, lets you use random strings instead of just letters. For example you could randomly select from the names Tom, Dick and Harry.
  • Other:
    • Description of 'G' mask added to the help file.
[ Oct.28-06 ] - Truly Random v1.48 released.
  • New features:
    • Random values in bell curves aka normal distribution.
    • Random fractions, between two numbers.
    • Support for exponential numbers.
    • Random series containing negative values.
    • round function, rounds fractions to nearest whole number.
  • Other:
    • New help icon in windows program menu.
    • The text for the Chaos meter and Volume indicators now makes in clearer that these indicators should be ignored in pseudo random mode.
  • Bugs:
    • Mask: Syntax error would at times be shown when no more unique random values could be generated, fixed.
    • Mask: Data generation was not always aborted after a syntax error, fixed.
    • Part of a random string could on rare occasions come out as blank (an empty string), fixed.
    • Exception errors/messages while the application was running would at times generate an infinite number of error messages on program exit, fixed.
    • Changing the date format on the PC could generate an date critical error on startup, stopping the application from starting, fixed.
[ Sep.22-06 ] - Truly Random v1.47 released.
  • Other:
    • Reduced delay for volume to Normalize on startup.
    • Added graphical icons on main window buttons.
    • Added option to switch to pseudo random if sound randomness is too low.
  • Bugs:
    • Some soundcards would cause the scanning for soundcards on startup to hang.
    • If the fix above does not work, a option to disable soundcard scans in the future will be given the next time the application starts.
    • When no soundcards was detected the Truly random generator option would become available after the generate button was pressed once, fixed.
    • On old and slow computers the Chaos level meter would cause the application to hang, fixed. The chaos level meter will now be automatically disabled if the computer is too slow.
[ Aug.13-06 ] - Truly Random v1.46 released.
  • New features:
    • Handles changes in the default soundcard while Truly Random is running, changes can be made in the windows multimedia mixer.
    • If audio input line on a soundcard is changed while Truly Random is running, normalize volume will now shift to the new channel.
  • Bugs:
    • Separator text is now longer added to the last text entry, so that the separator would separate between the last entry and nothing.
    • More robust mask handling, undefined mask strings could cause the program to not process a mask string. Fixed.
[ Jul.24-06 ] - Truly Random v1.45 released.
  • New features:
    • Normalize volume feature adjusts MS Windows' volume automatically to the best level.
    • Color coded text on the volume gauge gives more easily understood information about the current input volume level.
  • Bugs:
    • Obsolete registration instructions in nag window fixed.
    • Better handling of computers without sound cards.
    • Empty mask could make the program hang on exit, this would also block normal program exit.
    • Registration window was garbed in Windows 95, fixed.
  • Other:
    • Hint text (mouse over) for volume and "Normalize volume" gives dynamic information about the current status of the sound input.
    • Color coding of the "Normalize volume" text shows how well the PID controller is handling the fluctuations in the input sound volume.
    • Improved window positioning for multiple display/monitor systems.
    • Message and dialog windows now center on the main program window.
[ Mar.18-06 ] - Truly Random v1.40 released.
  • New features:
    • Real time random noise chaos meter, using artificial intelligence.
    • Multiple mask lines, and variable size for maskedit field.
    • Warning for low quality input noise from sound card.
    • Warning for low or high volume from sound card.
    • Shortcut keys and edit popup menu for mask edit field, text output field and the other input fields for numbers.
    • Shortcut keys and popup menu for saving and loading mask-text from files.
  • Bugs:
    • During data generation, the interface would at times freeze for a period.
    • “You are trying to generate more unique strings than there are possible combinations in your current configuration” warning, was displayed even when generation was aborted.
  • Other:
    • Enter key in mask field no longer starts generation of numbers, it just adds a new mask line.
    • Added mouse over text for wizard-button, close-button, mask-field and text-output-field.
    • Help information for the wizard added to the help file.
    • Help file reworked, with small improvements here and there.
    • Help file now has mouse over text on images in IE.
[ Nov.18-05 ] - Truly Random v1.38 released.
  • Other:
    • Improved and simplified registration system.
    • Licence information and change-log now available via help.
[ Oct.16-05 ] - Truly Random v1.37 released.
  • Other:
    • Removed incorrect entries from the dictionary.
    • Improved registration system.
[ Sep.29-05 ] - Truly Random v1.36 released.
  • Bugs:
    • Mathparser would freeze if the user tried to generate more random values than the maximum possible for that configuration, fixed.
    • Some illegal math expressions would freeze Truly Random, fixed.
    • Some illegal math expressions would flood the user with a very large number of error messages, fixed.
  • Other:
    • The math expression tan added (same as tg).
    • Variations statistics no longer rounded to nearest 1000.
    • If the user tries to generate more random values than the maximum possible for that configuration, a warning message box is displayed.
[ Sep.18-05 ] - Truly Random v1.35 released.
  • New features:
    • Math parser added to the mask feature.
    • New mask commands, constant symbols can now be specified using ascii codes.
    • All text inside " in masks is written exactly as is.
  • Bugs:
    • Nagscreen still visible after registration, fixed.
    • When mask was enabled on start and then disabled, variations would not be automatically calculated/updated, fixed.
[ Jul.31-05 ] - Truly Random v1.32 released.
  • Bugs:
    • Would refuse to run without QTINTF.DLL.
    • If the wizard was set to run on startup it would give an error when it returned focus to the main window.
    • The wizards would not work if pronounceable checkbox in the main window was checked.
    • The Not In Dictionary option would sometimes give invalid results in the Statistics Variation box.
  • Other:
    • Improved look of the buttons under windows 98.
    • Old registration information is no longer overwritten on a program update or reinstall.
[ Jul.20-05 ] - Truly Random v1.31 released.
  • New features:
    • Get help by pressing F1 or right-clicking on a feature directly from the Truly Random window.
  • Bugs:
    • Configuration during creation of random data is now disabled, to avoid crashes.
    • Clicking on "Random generator" text in the main window in help now works.
[ Jun.30-05 ] - Truly Random v1.30 released.
  • New features:
    • Dictionary added, to exclude common words from results.
    • Optimized generation of very large sets of pseudo random data.
    • Added link to help in the startup menu.
  • Bugs:
    • Wizard would sometimes lockup, when "run this wizard when Truly Random starts" was selected.
  • Other:
    • New uninstall icon.
    • New install graphics.
[ May.19-05 ] - Truly Random v1.21 released.
  • Bugs:
    • Mask <H> generated lowercase hexadecimal numbers. Fixed.
[ Mar.22-05 ] - Truly Random v1.20 released.
  • New features:
    • Option to generate pronounceable passwords/strings added.
[ Aug.07-04 ] - Truly Random v1.10 released.
  • New features:
    • Added wizards to generate passwords, PINs and numbers.
  • Bugs:
    • Improved on messy main window-look in Win 95, 98 and Me.
  • Other:
    • Removed need to install IE5.5 (or higher) to run Truly Random.
    • Added help text to startup window for demo mode.
[ Jun.06-04 ] - Truly Random v1.02 released.
  • Bugs:
    • Fixed problems with large mask %n1-n2 values, ranges up to 999,999,999 are now possible.
[ Mar.30-04 ] - Truly Random v1.01 released.
  • Bugs:
    • Fixed problem with long strings and large amount of strings, where the program would stall.
[ Jan.07-04 ] - Truly Random v1.00 released.
  • First release.