06/07/2019 - mIRC v7.56
1.Added $urlget() identifier that downloads content from http/https
addresses. Returns id number. Calls alias with id number when transfer
$id = $urlget(url,hgpuadfbrtic,target,alias,headers,body)
$urlget(N/id) used with properties:
url, redirect, method, type, target, alias, id, state, size,
resume, rcvd, time, reply
url = http/https://user:pass@address:port/file?parameters
hgpuad = head, get, post, put, patch, or delete
fb = file or &binvar
r = resume
t = use .part file
i = ignore SSL errors
c = cancel
target = file or &binvar
alias = called on completion
headers = &binvar
body = &binvar
2.Fixed $regml().pos bug with multibyte characters.
3.Changed $dll() to require filename .dll extension. If filename does
not have an extension, .dll is appended.
4.Updated OpenSSL library to v1.1.1b. Required code changes due to to
changes in OpenSSL 1.1.x. Older OpenSSL versions are no longer
supported. Compiled to work on XP. Dynamic loading of OpenSSL DLLs
still supported as libcrypto-1_1.dll and libssl-1_1.dll.
5.Updated TagLib library to latest fixes.
6.Updated LibZip library to v1.5.2.
7.Reverted changes to $gmt(N) and $gmt(format).
8.Changed a number of features to use tick counts instead of system
time for time measurement.
9.Fixed $astime() and other time/date features applying DST incorrectly
in some situations.
10.Changed time/date features to use threadsafe versions of CRT time
11.Changed $encode()/$decode() to allow non-literal keys longer than 56
12.Changed $encode()/$decode() to not allow salts/IVs that contain
13.Fixed "try next server in group" option being incorrectly applied in
14.Changed action message processing so that it is integrated into
the privmsg routines.
15.Changed time/date routines to use Windows APIs, allowing extended
date range 1601 to 9999.
16.Changed $encode()/$decode() to zero-pad salt strings shorter than
17.Changed /msg -switches support to enable backwards compatibility with
BNCs that use - as an invalid nickname prefix, such as -sBNC and
18.Changed DCC Folders dialog so that when a new item is added, it
uses the default get path by default.
19.Fixed script error not showing line number for single-line event
20.Added /server [-key filename] to set private key file to use for
an SSL connection.
21.Changed nickserv logon method to increase delay after last nickserv
notice is received before triggering perform.
22.Changed status window connection state icons. Now show a green
lock icon for a valid SSL connection and an orange icon for an SSL
connection with an invalid certificate.
23.Fixed $com()/$comcall() not scanning the local alias/script file
first for a matching command/identifier.
24.Updated PCRE regex library to v8.43.
25.Fixed $$ prefix not working for remote identifiers.
26.Fixed connect retry count and port number not changing when try next
server in group option is not enabled.
27.Changed flashing tray icon feature so that icon is dimmed instead of
28.Changed $sha1/$sha256/$sha384/$sha512/$hmac() to use larger read
buffer with files to improve speed.
08/02/2019 - mIRC v7.55
1.Fixed /onotice and related commands not working correctly in some
2.Fixed Clear History log files option not deleting empty nested
folders in logs folder.
3.Fixed $sha1()/$hmac() bug that caused &binvar data to be overwritten.
4.Added support for AES encrypted ZIP files using the LibZip library.
Where the switches are: c = create, e = extract, t = test, l = list,
p = password, o = overwrite existing file/dir.
The N parameter is used with the list option, where 0 = return number
of items, otherwise return Nth item, with properties: size.
5.Extended $rand() to allow negative number values.
6.Changed $rand() RNG algorithm to Bob Jenkins's JSF64.
7.Added $rands() identifier that returns a cryptographically secure
random number using Microsoft's RtlGenRandom() API.
8.Changed all features that previously used the standard CRT rand() to
use the new RNG algorithm.
9.Fixed $hfind() not reporting an error when the called alias returns
10.Fixed $asctime() 'z' bug that returned whole numbers for timezones
with 15/30/45 minute offsets.
11.Extended IRCv3 support for CAP NEW so that if a token is normally
requested by mIRC on connect, it will be automatically requested on
receipt of CAP NEW as well.
12.Fixed RCE vulnerability affecting all versions of mIRC (CVE-2019-6453).
13.Added $notify().sound2 property to return offline sound.
14.Updated CA root certificates cacert.pem file.
15.Fixed "Show nicks on join" option not working correctly.
21/12/2018 - mIRC v7.54
1.Fixed script editor editbox horizontal scrollbar sensitivity.
2.Fixed /hadd -mN parsing bug.
3.Fixed $decode() parsing of N parameter when N = 0 to ensure that it
always returns a line count of one.
4.Fixed API call that prevented mIRC from running on Windows XP.
5.Fixed /timer -p switch not counting down correctly when more than one
repetition is specified.
6.Added /timer -P switch that pauses the count down for a timer.
7.Updated OpenSSL library to v1.0.2q.
8.Optimized while loop parameter parsing in scripts.
9.Fixed $hmac() bug when using sha384/sha512 with keys longer than 64
10.Fixed /onotice and related commands not working in some contexts.
11.Fixed Log Files dialog sort by date column bug.
12.Updated CA root certificates cacert.pem file.
29/11/2018 - mIRC v7.53
1.Added /set -g switch that makes /set change a global variable.
2.Added /unset -gl switches that make /unset change a global or local
3.Changed udpate check/other features to avoid insecure SSL protocols in
HTTP requests under Windows XP.
4.Changed all time-related features to use 64bit time values.
5.Fixed hotlink parsing of mailto: and similar.
6.Added hotlink parsing of xmpp:, teamspeak:, ssh:, and sftp:.
7.Extended /drawpic -o [N] to refer to frames in a GIF file.
8.Added /drawpic -f switch that works with -o to specify the Nth icon
and the Mth frame in that icon by using /drawpic -of [N] [M].
9.Extended $pic() to support properties .icons, .frames, .delay and
to allow specifying N and M parameters.
10.Added voice selection to speech options.
11.Fixed $onpoly() not handling zero area polygons correctly.
12.Changed $onpoly()/$inpoly() implementations from regions to maths.
13.Updated PCRE regex library to v8.42.
14.Fixed script parser bug that caused mIRC to process Windows messages
while a script was running.
15.Changed $encode() base32 to use 72 character chunks.
16.Fixed /ialfill not displaying channel name when fill completes.
17.Updated CA root certificates cacert.pem file.
18.Fixed $ctime() returning incorrect result at midnight before a new
19.Changed the way maximum server line lengths are applied to various
commands and features.
20.Added /privmsg command.
21.Added support for CPRIVMSG and CNOTICE. If listed in numeric 005,
PRIVMSG and NOTICE will be automatically upgraded for most
outgoing messages if you are an op/voice on a channel and message
a user on the same channel.
22.Added support for numeric 005 STATUSMSG=@+ and WALLVOICES and added
commands /vmsg, /vnotice, and /wallvoices. If server does not support
STATUSMSG, WALLCHOPS, or WALLVOICES, mIRC uses own method to send to
23.Changed line splitting method for long messages when:
1) Sending message through editbox of a channel/query window.
2) Using commands /ame /amsg /describe /me /msg /omsg /privmsg /qme
/qmsg /query /sound /vmsg /wallchops.
Note: when line splitting, the /sound command switches to an ACTION
message for the second line onwards.
Note: line splitting is not performed on NOTICEs, so is not applied
to /notice /onotice /vnotice /wallvoices.
24.Changed multiple target handling in PRIVMSG and NOTICE so that if
TARGMAX or MAXTARGETS are not specified in numeric 005, mIRC assumes
the maximum is one target per message.
25.Changed channel favorites dialog drag-resize method.
26.Changed channel mode parsing in numeric 324 and MODE events to handle
channel keys hidden from non-ops only on the Undernet ircd. As there
is no numeric 005 token for this, this is based on the Undernet ircd
version number in numeric 004.
Note: Added support for numeric 005 HIDDENKEY token. When specified,
this means that non-ops on a channel receive the * character as the
channel key in numeric 324 and MODE events. Clients should treat the
* character (or whatever character/string is sent) as a non-key if
they are not ops. If the user is then opped, their client can issue
a MODE to retrieve the real key.
27.Changed STATUSMSG support to use only NOTICE on the Undernet ircd,
which is the only method Undernet supports. On all other ircds,
STATUSMSG implies NOTICE/PRIVMSG. As there is no numeric 005 token
for this, this is based on the Undernet ircd version number in
28.Increased the size of short, medium, and long string lengths used
throughout mIRC that affect features such as variables, window names,
and so on.
29.Increased stack reserve size from 2 to 8 megabytes.
30.Added identifiers $maxlens $maxlenm $maxlenl that return the maximum
string lengths for small, medium, and large strings.
Note: although it is possible in some situations, eg. when assigning
values to variables, to store slightly longer strings, the values
returned by the above identifiers should be treated as maximums.
31.Changed CAP packet-size request to use mIRC's medium string length,
as returned by $maxlenm. The previous version was requesting 1024. If
a server replies with a different value, mIRC will use it, with a
mimumum of 512 and a maximum of $maxlenm.
32.Changed base64 implementation for $decode() to handle invalid input
33.Added $eventparms identifer that returns the event-specific parameters
passed to an executed command in a script.
34.Changed /ialfill to not issue a WHO if it thinks the IAL list is
already filled or currently filling.
35.Changed $base() to only remove the 0x prefix from base16 input.
36.Changed perform, and the joining of channels, on connect to trigger
only after a short delay, if the server connection uses nickserv to
identify a nickname. This ensures that you are able to join channels
that only allow identified users.
37.Fixed while loop parsing bug when $& is used to separate comparison
38.Changed when the raw event for invite (as a channel notification)
triggers to allow the /haltdef of default display text.
39.Fixed options/connect dialog new status window being opened with the
current status window's SSL port/state.
40.Updated OpenSSL library to v1.0.2p.
41.Added support for IRCv3 nested batches. This goes beyond the basic
batch support in previous versions and implements the full
specification, which includes nested batches and delaying batch
execution until end of batch is received. This includes support
for draft/label and draft/labeled-response.
42.Extended $hfind() 'w' wildmatch and 'r' regular expression parameters
to search entire length of binary variable data. Note that in the
case of 'r', long results will be truncated in $regml() due to
internal string length limits.
43.Fixed $hash() parsing bug that caused a break evaluation error.
44.Changed how mIRC manages its string pool memory to ensure that very
large strings are freed immediately.
45.Changed $hfind() to allow $null text parameter.
46.Fixed on NOTIFY/UNOTIFY events not resetting print/halt state across
47.Changed the way long lines are displayed to get around ExtTextOut()
48.Changed default hash table hash function to modified FNV-1A for
49.Added support for dynamic-resizing in hash tables for features like
the IAL, nickname lists, INI files, etc. that start off with small
hash tables and expand as necessary to improve performance.
50.Fixed $readini() reporting an evaluation error when reading a line
that contains only empty spaces.
51.Changed the [dirs] section to always contain "getdir", refers to
the default item in [extensions].
52.Updated TagLib library to latest fixes.
53.In preparation for language translation support, changes have been
made to the way resources are loaded, the resources file has been
changed to Unicode, and many string resources have been cleaned up
and/or re-worded to improve context and make translation easier.
54.Fixed $cb() not delimiting different combinations of $cr, $lf, and
$crlf correctly in the same text.
55.Fixed $var().secs for local variables returning global variable
56.Added /load -aN switch that loads alias file into Nth position.
57.Fixed $cb(0,u) not returning line count.
58.Extended /debug -t timestamp to apply to log files.
59.Changed how /clipboard and $cb() are called to mitigate clipboard
being in use by other applications.
60.Fixed $isbit()/$biton()/$bitoff() allowing N outside range 1 to 32.
61.Changed /var to report an error if it is used outside a script.
62.Added /hload and /hsave -B switch that uses a larger index to allow
longer binary data to be saved. This is not compatible with files
created by the -b switch.
63.Changed script editor editbox to allow longer lines before it starts
64.Changed DCC Send file dialog to display some custom controls better
under dark mode in Windows 10.
65.Fixed /ignore -l not showing items in ignore list.