[appsuite-announce] Open-Xchange releases OX App Suite v7.8.1, OX Documents v7.8.1 and OX Guard v2.4.0 for Univention Corporate Server v4.1

Open-Xchange App Suite Maintenance Announcements appsuite-announce at open-xchange.com
Fri Apr 29 11:38:39 CEST 2016

Dear Customers and Partners of Open-Xchange,

Open-Xchange is pleased to announce the release of OX App Suite v7.8.1, OX Documents v7.8.1 and OX Guard v2.4.0 for Univention Corporate Server v4.1.

OX App Suite v7.8.1 and OX Documents v7.8.1

The main focus of this release is to improve the web frontend design and provide usability enhancements for all applications. With OX App Suite v7.8.1 and OX Documents v7.8.1, Open-Xchange has again made significant improvements to the overall design, improving navigation, optimizing workflows and helping users maximize the benefits of the OX App Suite interface.

- OX Mail and OX Calendar Improvements
OX App Suite 7.8.1 provides several updates for OX Mail inside the OX App Suite web frontend. This includes the quick-reply function and improvements to the general usability of mail list browsing. The calendar now provides the ability to create follow-up meetings with just a single click. 

- OX Text and OX Spreadsheet Portal enhancements
OX Text and OX Spreadsheet now offer a list of recently used text and spreadsheet documents. Very often recently used documents are also the documents a user wishes to open and work on. For this reason OX Text and OX Spreadsheet users are now presented with a list of recently opened documents.

- Improved PDF support in OX Documents Viewer
With this release the OX Documents Viewer makes hyperlinks in a PDF documents clickable. Also annotations such as comments or drawings are now also displayed in the viewer. This allows users to view documents and take further actions without the need to download PDF files.

- OX Presenter handles PDF
OX Presenter was introduced together with OX App Suite 7.8.0 and allows users to present PowerPoint presentations. With this release OX Presenter takes another step forward by providing the ability to present PDF document too.

A more detailed overview of all the improvements to OX App Suite v7.8.1 and OX Documents v7.8.1 can be found at:

OX Guard v2.4.0 for OX App Suite v7.8.1

OX Guard v2.4.0 now uses the OX App Suite OSGI stack, however it is still recommended to be deployed as a micro service, running as a separate logical instance. Core OSGI services such as configuration and database are now used.

Important - Please Note

- In accordance with the supported platform policy, Open-Xchange announces the discontinuation of Internet Explorer 10 support for OX App Suite web frontend. This comes in with the release of OX App Suite v7.8.1. For details of all supported browsers please refer to the requirements page at:

Complete Release Notes 

- Open-Xchange App Suite v7.8.1:

- OX Guard v2.4.0 for OX App Suite v7.8.1:

All updates for OX SE / App Suite for UCS will be available in the Univention App Center. Please check the UMC module App Center for updates of the application Open-Xchange Server Edition / OX App Suite. Please reboot the complete system after the update. 

Best regards,
Your Open-Xchange Team

Open-Xchange AG, Rollnerstr. 14, 90408 Nuremberg, District Court Nuremberg HRB 24738
Managing Board: Rafael Laguna de la Vera, Carsten Dirks, Uwe Reumuth 
Chairman of the Board: Richard Seibt

European Office: 
Open-Xchange GmbH, Martinstr. 41, D-57462 Olpe, Germany, District Court Siegen, HRB 8718 
Managing Directors: Frank Hoberg, Martin Kauss

US Office: 
Open-Xchange. Inc., 530 Lytton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA 

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