Release Notes

Release Notes

Release Notes

All Releases

Web

iOS

Android

Web

Beta Release 1.7.0

May 10, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Range Welcome Email - starting today, each new user who registers with Range will be greeted with a welcome email. This email will include a selection of onboarding resources designed to help acquaint them with the app's features and functionalities. (RAN-2936)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Navigate seamlessly through photos accessed from the canvas list view (RAN-2318)

    • Whenever the Range app crashes unexpectedly, users will be presented with a graceful error screen indicating that something has gone wrong (RAN-2852)

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.7.0

May 10, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Improved Multi-user Online/Offline Support - For companies with shared devices, they will now be able to log in and out with multiple accounts and have any offline data stored locally on the device for each user session (RAN-2976)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • iOS now supports displaying user profile photos (RAN-2624)

    • Annotation button was added to timeline photos to allow for quicker access to the annotation editor (RAN-2770)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.6.0

Apr 26, 2023

Available via app.range.io

  1. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Every PDF report entry is now numbered incrementally to improve report readability (RAN-2799)

    • Improvements made to the Tag Manager user experience (RAN-2854)

    • A new loading state has been introduced that provides additional context for the delay that occurs when a project is created (RAN-2088)

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.6.0

Apr 26, 2023

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Organization Notifications - you’ll no longer need to drill down into a project to see relevant notifications. Click the bell icon in the top left of the admin view to see relevant notifications of recent activity occurring across all projects in your Organization. (RAN-2681)

  2. Capture Quick Share - added the ability to quickly share a photo or snippet directly from the photo capture flow for more direct communications. (RAN-2864)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Improvements to the photo annotation editor (RAN-2817)

    • Fixed a critical bug with canvas and pin location sync (RAN-2336)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Android

Android Release 1.5.0

Apr 26, 2023

Available via Google Play Store

  1. Deep Linking - you can now share Range web app URLs with Range mobile users and have these links open up directly in the iOS mobile app. This makes exchanging links from web to mobile super easy! These “deep links” include links to the following (RAN-2542):

    • Link to pins

    • Links to a specific canvas

    • Links to the Task list

    • Links to the Media view and fullscreen media view 

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes 

    • Streamlined interfaces and improved responsiveness enhance overall usability (RAN-2798)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance imp

Web

Beta Release 1.5.0

Apr 12, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Project Notifications - starting today, you’ll be notified of important project events directly within the Range app. If you forget to open the app, don’t worry! We’ll send email reminders to make sure you’re kept up-to-date with the latest activity. (RAN-2672)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • You’ll now see your team's most recently added photos for pins in the canvas list. (RAN-2785)

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.5.0

Apr 12, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Canvas Snippets - we are excited to introduce a new feature called “Canvas Snippets”, a simple way to create feedback and design using annotations. Snippets enable you to push a button and insert a screenshot of the Range canvas into an existing pin. From there, you can annotate the canvas to provide feedback, design ideas, more granular site observation documentation, and more. Additionally, snippets can be included in PDF reports. (RAN-2560) 

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Added a new line option for photo annotation tools. (RAN-2638)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.4.0

Mar 28, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Organization Icons - make it easier to recognize any organization at a glance by uploading your company's icon or logo. (RAN-2011)

  2. Profile Avatars - personalize your account by uploading your own avatar/profile picture to your account. (RAN-2667)

  3. Drone Deploy Snapshots - generate location snapshots for Drone Deploy maps. Every pin location on a Drone Deploy map canvas now has its location throughout the app and in the PDF reports. (RAN-2670)

  4. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.4.0

Mar 28, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Project Notifications - starting today, you’ll be notified of important events in a Range project. You can view these notifications directly in the app. If you forget to open the app, don’t worry! We’ll send email reminders to make sure you’re kept up-to-date with the latest activity. (RAN-2519)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Android

Android Release 1.1.0

Mar 28, 2024

Available via Google Play Store

  1. Project Notifications - starting today, you’ll be notified of important events in a Range project. You can view these notifications directly in the app. If you forget to open the app, don’t worry! We’ll send email reminders to make sure you’re kept up-to-date with the latest activity. (RAN-2521)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.3.0

Mar 15, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Deep Linking - You can now share Range web app URLs with Range mobile users and have these links open up directly in the iOS mobile app. This makes exchanging links from web to mobile super easy! These “deep links” include links to the following:

    • Link to pins

    • Links to a specific canvas

    • Links to the task list

    • Links to the Media view and fullscreen media view

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.3.0

Mar 15, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Organization Notifications - you’ll no longer need to drill down into a project to see relevant notifications. Click the bell icon in the top left of the admin view to see relevant notifications of recent activity occurring across all projects in your Organization. (RAN-2660)

  2. Report Logos - personalize your PDF reports by adding your organization or company logo. This logo will appear in the top left of every PDF report that gets created. (RAN-2012)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Manage your email notifications (RAN-2653)

    • See total comments attached to media directly from the pin feed and media view (RAN-1817)

    • Search for specific member in the Members view (RAN-2511)

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.2.0

Mar 1, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.2.0

Mar 1, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Notifications - starting today, you’ll be notified of important events in a Range project. You can view these notifications directly in the app. If you forget to open the app, don’t worry! We’ll send email reminders to make sure you’re kept up-to-date with the latest activity. (RAN-2462)

  2. Photo Versioning - added a new feature called “photo versioning”. Photo versioning allows you to open an existing photo and snap an updated “version” This allows you to link photos together and show work progress or change of conditions in the same location over time. In the future, we’ll add some handy tools for visualizing photo versions. (RAN-2482)

  3. Duplicate Canvas Pins - added the ability to duplicate an existing photo or task pin and its important data attributes quickly, speeding up your ability to add data without having to manually re-enter information repeatedly. (RAN-2072)

  4. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Enhanced project loading performance improvements (RAN-2531)

    • Add an assignee and due date to any task pins directly in the Task list view (RAN-2086)

    • If you’re a part of multiple organizations in Range, we’ll preserve your most recently selected organization so you will always open Range to where you left off. (RAN-210)

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.1.0

Feb 23, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.0.8

Feb 9, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Canvas Search - added search in the Canvas selector. If you have many PDF sheets in your project, then search makes it easy to quickly find what you are looking for.  (RAN-2238)

  2. Improved Project Sheet Organization - added the ability to expand and minimize the “preview thumbnail” in the PDF organizer view. This makes it a lot easier to organize your project sheets (RAN-2260)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Enhanced PDF sheet hover state to improve accessibility (RAN-2377)

    • Performance improvements for location snapshots (RAN-2465)

    • Fixed a bug that causes loss of selected Media items and filters when navigating to different areas of the app (RAN-1400)

    • Fixed several minor bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.8

Feb 9, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Photo Versioning - added a new feature called “photo versioning”. Photo versioning allows you to open an existing photo and snap an updated “version” This allows you to link photos together and show the progress of the same location over time. We’ll be adding some handy tools for visualizing photo versions in the future. (RAN-2356)

  2. “Update Pin Location” Shortcut - added the ability to long press on a pin to invoke the “update pin location” feature.(RAN-2388)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Android

Android Release 1.0.2

Feb 9, 2024

Available via Google Play Store

  1. Task List - besides viewing tasks on a canvas, tasks are accessible in a list format. This offers users flexibility to locate work either by its position on the canvas or through various attributes displayed in the task list view (RAN-2215)

  2. Task List Filters - finding tasks with certain attributes has never been easier. Users can filter the task list via a range of attributes to improve discoverability in the app (RAN-2128)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Loading animation added when a new pin has been added to improve the user experience (RAN-2428)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.0.7

Jan 26, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. Project and Pin IDs - every project and pin dropped on a canvas now has a unique identifier, making it easier to reference pins (RAN-2305)

  2. Archive and Delete Projects - users can manage their project dashboard by either archiving or deleting older projects (RAN-2280)

  3. Improved PDF Task Reports - significant layout improvements have been made to task reports. Additional key information is now displayed in the report (RAN-2211)

  4. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • PDF canvas snapshot performance improvements (RAN-2150)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.7

Jan 26, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Project and Pin IDs - every project and pin dropped on a canvas now has a unique identifier, making it easier to reference pins (RAN-2172)

  2. Projects Task Summary - added the total outstanding tasks by status to the Projects list (RAN-2154)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Android

Android Release 1.0.1

Jan 26, 2024

Available via Google Play Store

  1. Project and Pin IDs - every project and pin dropped on a canvas now has a unique identifier, making it easier to reference pins (RAN-2306)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.0.6

Jan 13, 2024

Available via app.range.io

  1. PDF Photo Report Refinements - significant improvements made to the photo report layout, as well as additional key information now displayed in the report (RAN-2212)

  2. Project Sort Order- projects by default are now sorted by most recently viewed but can be adjusted to be displayed alphabetically via a sort dropdown (RAN-2276)

  3. Re-invite Suspended Users - any organization member that has been temporarily suspended can easily be added back to an org with a few clicks of a button (RAN-1968)

  4. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fullscreen Media - improved photo navigation (RAN-2233)

    • Added “Select All” button to media gallery - giving users the ability to easily create reports with all media in a project, or filtered view (RAN-2202)

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.6

Jan 13, 2024

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Create New Project - users can now create a new project directly from the iOS app. By default, they will have access to a satellite map canvas with the ability to then add PDF plans via the desktop web app (RAN-2242)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Fixed several smaller bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.0.5

Dec 15, 2023

Available via app.range.io

  1. Projects Task Summary - added the total outstanding tasks by status to the Projects list  (RAN-2153)

  2. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • fixed bugs with the description and comment text input fields (RAN-2195)

    • fixed issue where total tag counts do not update (RAN-2193)

    • redirect suspended user with no Orgs to create new Org process (RAN-2167)

    • made UX improvements to the Project Tag Manager (RAN-2155)

    • fixed a bug where an archived pin shows the wrong icon (RAN-2125)

    • fixed a bug where a long pin (title) name was not being displayed correctly (RAN-2126)

    • updated range.io/mobile to include a link to the Range Android app on the Google Play Store. Yay! (RAN-2197)

    • for the canvas filters of the Media screen, we added a dot next to each canvas name that has a photo on the canvas menu (RAN-2184)

    • fixed various styling and text input issues (RAN-2162), (RAN-2161), (RAN-2187)


iOS

iOS Release 1.0.5

Dec 15, 2023

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. “Blue Dot” Positioning - when using a satellite aerial view canvas in Range, you can now see your current location on the canvas (RAN-1950)

  2. Photo Annotation Improvements

    • added “duplicate” option when an existing photo annotation object is selected (RAN-2206)

    • added “recent text” annotation button that shows the recent text annotations and emojis complete with style (RAN-2070)

Android

Android Release 1.0

Dec 12, 2023

Available via Google Play Store

We are thrilled to announce the release of Range 1.0 for Android mobile devices. This marks a significant milestone for our team. Here are the key features:

  1. Real-time Collaboration - At the heart of Range is our robust real-time collaboration engine, ensuring instant updates across all devices without needing to refresh or reload a project.

  2. Canvas - use floor plans, construction documents (PDF), aerial satellite maps, or high-resolution drone imagery to organize project pins

  3. Pins - users can effortlessly document and share project work by dropping pins on any canvas. Pins organize photos, conversations, tasks, and documents - by location - making it incredibly easy to organize your projects.

  4. Range Camera - capture and document data in the field 3x faster using Range. Our innovative camera user experience simplifies the capture process and lets you get work done faster with much better quality.

Stay tuned for some incredible updates!

Web

Beta Release 1.0.4

Dec 1, 2023

Available via app.range.io

  1. Account - added the ability for a logged-in user to (with any permission) remove themselves from an Org (RAN-1970)

  2. Canvas Pins - added the pin name to the hover state window (RAN-2073)

  3. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • fixed a bug on task pins, where the due date calendar control does not close (RAN-1125)

    • made a refinement to the tag manager to allow better support for the “enter” key (RAN-2134)

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.4

Dec 1, 2023

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Photo Annotation - added “recent text” feature to the annotation keyboard. This way, you don’t have to type the same text on photo annotations repeatedly! (RAN-2070)

  2. Copy Existing Photo Pin to New Pin - added the ability to copy existing data from a “photo pin” when adding a new pin. Doing so will copy the existing title and tags to the new pin. This can dramatically speed up your data collection workflow in the field! (RAN-2066)

  3. Canvas Pins - added the pin name to the hover state window (RAN-2073)Canvas and Task Filters - added new canvas and task filters “overdue tasks”, “created in the … [time]“, and updated in the … [time]” (RAN-1730)

  4. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • fixed a bug on pins where the pin name where the pin name doesn’t save unless you tap the “Done” button (RAN-1604)

    • made a number of UX refinements to the photo annotation “scribble” and “arrow” tools

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.3

Nov 17, 2023

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Photo Annotation - select a photo in the iOS app and you can add text and arrow annotations [RAN-1981] [RAN-1982]

  2. Miscellanous Bug Fixes

    • Fixed a number of bugs and made performance improvements

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.2

Nov 7, 2023

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Miscellanous Bug Fixes

    • Fixed a number of bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.0.1

Oct 20, 2023

Available via app.range.io

  1. New Canvas Filters - added support for filtering pins on the Canvas to show “overdue tasks” and pins that have been updated or created with a specific time period. [RAN-1721]

  2. Task List Selection - added the ability to select many contiguous tasks at once. Select one task and then hold down shift key and click the next task. [RAN-1795]

  3. New Task Filters - added support for filtering tasks on the Task List view to show “overdue tasks” and tasks that have been updated or created with a specific time period. [RAN-1797]

  4. Misc Bug Fixes and Improvements

    • PDF Reports - improved the image quality of image thumbnails [RAN-1820]

    • Fixed various input field bugs

iOS

iOS Release 1.0.1

Oct 20, 2023

Available via Apple iOS App Store

  1. Photo Annotation - select a photo in the iOS app and you can freeform “scribble” on [RAN-1439]

  2. Miscellanous Bug Fixes

    • Fixed a number of bugs and made performance improvements

Web

Beta Release 1.0

Oct 6, 2023

Available via app.range.io

After over 18 months of design and development, we are excited to announce the first public release of Range 1.0 for October 2023! Thank you to all the Design Partners and everyone who has supported Range and our product.

This release is still in “private beta” and requires an invitation to start. Please email hello@range.io if you or someone you know needs an invite.

  1. User Permissions - when you invite a user to your Range Organization, you can specify if that user is an “Admin” or “Collaborator”. [RAN-1439]

    • Collaborators - can only see projects they are explicitly given permission to see [RAN-1629]

    • Admin - can see all projects that are created with an Organization [RAN-1629]

  2. Sign Up - added support for Google SSO for new Range account creation

  3. “Create Project” Improvements - you can now reorder your PDF sheets in the PDF Sources window by dragging them. You can also input their new page number. Additionally, there is improved support for uploads. [RAN-1662]

    • You can now replace an individual sheet without having to replace the entire group

    • Range will auto-populate the sheet name using the file name of your PDF, so you don’t have to re-key the sheet names!

    • Max file upload size is 30MB

  4. Canvas Refinement - made a refinement to the Canvas where the viewport of one sheet is carried over to another. Pesky little rat! [RAN-1059]

  5. Task List Improvements - significant updates to the “Task List” feature

    • Task PDF Report - you can select multiple tasks and create a PDF report [RAN-850]

    • Task Bulk Actions - you can select multiple tasks and run “bulk actions” on them. This includes “Delete” [RAN-1623], “Archive”, change “Assignee” [RAN-1624], “Tags”, and “Status” [RAN-1625]

    • Task Search / Filter [RAN-1576]

  6. Media Fixes - fixed a couple of small issues with “filters” in the Media view [RAN-1621]

  7. Pins / Collaborations

    • “Move to Canvas” - you can move a pin / collaboration from one canvas to another. Select the 3-dot menu and then “Move to Canvas” [RAN-1184]

    • Upload via Drag and Drop - you can select multiple files on your desktop and upload directly to an open pin / collaboration [RAN-1386]

iOS

iOS Release 1.0 (21)

Oct 6, 2023

Available via TestFlight

After over 18 months of design and development, we are excited to announce the first public release of Range 1.0 for October 2023! Thank you to all the Design Partners and everyone who has supported Range and our product.

This release is still in “private beta” and requires an invitation to start. Please email hello@range.io if you or someone you know needs an invite.

  1. User Permissions - when you invite a user to your Range Organization, you can specify if that user is an “Admin” or “Collaborator”. [RAN-1439]

    • Collaborators - can only see projects they are explicitly given permission to see [RAN-1629]

    • Admin - can see all projects that are created with an Organization [RAN-1629]

  2. Accounts

    • Google SSO - added support for Google SSO for new Range account creation [RAN-1656]

    • Suspended Users - users (no longer part of your Range Organization) will appear with strikethroughs in their name [RAN-1607]

    • Org Switcher - you can now toggle between different Organizations [RAN-1260]

  3. Canvas - added support for Canvas Filters. You can filter pins on the canvas by pin type, status, assignee, tags, pins you created, and archived pins. [RAN-993]

  4. Camera - fixed a bug when a user has the camera in landscape orientation but the pictures publish in portrait orientation [RAN-1461]

  5. Tasks - when you drop a pin using the “copy task” feature, you will now see “most used” tasks at the top. [RAN-1333]

  6. Task Pin Status Shortcuts - when viewing a task pin, you can single or double-tap the checkmark icon next to the task status. A single tap marks the task status as “complete”. A double tap marks the task status as “complete + archive”. This will speed up the ability to quickly “check off” tasks on the canvas and save you many taps! [RAN-1146]

Web

Alpha Release

Aug 9, 2023

Available via app.range.io

We have a significant Web release for August 2023. Thank you to all the Design Partners for providing great feedback on what is working and areas for improvement.

  1. Sign Up - new users to Range can now signup directly on the website

    • This feature is currently only available on the Range Desktop Web app, which means all new users will need to be on a desktop computer in order to complete the sign up process. You won’t be able to sign up using your mobile browser (just yet).

    • Since the Range iOS app is not publicly available at the moment, please email us at support@range.io if you are a new user that needs the mobile app

  2. Legal - published Range’s “Terms of Service”, “Acceptable Use Policy”, “Privacy Policy”, and “Copyright & Intellectual Property Policy”. These can be accessed at www.range.io/legal

  3. Organization - implemented Organization set up as part of the signup process. Added a user interface that allows users to switch between multiple organizations

  4. Invite Users - users can now invite other users to their Organization to collaborate on Projects. This is currently only available on the Range Web app

    • This feature is currently only available on the Range Desktop Web app. All invited users will need to be on a desktop computer in order to complete the sign up process. You won’t be able to sign up using your mobile browser (just yet).

    • Important Note: for now, any user you invite to your Organization can access all your Range Projects. We are working on more granular permissions and will have this available in an upcoming release. [RAN-1474]

  5. Updated UI - significant updates and refinements to the Web user interface

  6. Projects Filter - implemented a search / filtering mechanism to the Projects screen so users can quickly find a project [RAN-1261]

  7. Media Updates

    • added default “Photos”, “Documents”, and “All” filter at the top of the screen

    • added Media filter by “Canvas” so users can view Media files that belong to a specific Canvas layer name [RAN-1253]

  8. Reset Password - users can now reset their password [RAN-1081]

  9. Performance Improvements - implemented several improvements to the way data is loaded. Users should see significant performance improvements through the Range app.

  10. Miscellaneous Refinements / Bug Fixes

    • Image Thumbnails - fixed an issue with photo image thumbnails where they appeared “fuzzy” [RAN-1556] and [RAN-1445]

    • Canvas Markers Select State - fixed a bug where a canvas marker would remain in its “selected state” after it was unselected [RAN-407]

    • Canvas Markers Hover - fixed a bug that caused the app to crash when a user hovers over a Canvas Marker [RAN-1447]

    • Media PDF Reports - fixed a bug where tags do not show up on the exported PDF report [RAN-1288]

iOS

iOS Release 1.0 (17)

Jun 28, 2023

Available via TestFlight

We have a big iOS release for the month of June 2023. Thank you to all the Design Partners for providing great feedback on what is working and areas for improvement.

  1. iPad Friendly Layout - we have enhanced the user interface to be more compatible with iPad.

  2. Task List Filtering - you can now filter tasks in the “Task List” view. Filter by assignee, canvas, tags, and much more

  3. Search Tasks - when viewing tasks in the “Task List” view, you can search any tasks by name

  4. Task Bulk Actions you can now select many tasks and change all of their tags, due, date, assignee, status, and more. Go to the “Task List” and tap the “Select” button in the top right. Tap the circle icon next to each task you want to select and then tap the blue “3 dot menu” in the bottom right.

  5. Task Pin Status Shortcuts - when viewing a task pin, you can single or double-tap the checkmark icon next to the task status. A single tap marks the task status as “complete”. A double tap marks the task status as “complete + archive”. This will speed up the ability to quickly “check off” tasks on the canvas and save you many taps!

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