Updates

Proof we weren't just watching Nyan Cat videos all day. Just until lunch.

Project Chiyo

The redesigned iOS and Android versions of SketchPort have been released!

The web version is in progress.

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Project Ahi

Labs are available to Pro users!

Chat is in progress.

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Project Sensei

Currently in development phase.

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Project Shuriken

Currently in design phase.

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Project Kingyo-sukui

Currently in design phase.

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Project Kotatsu

Currently in design phase.

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  • Added option for Pro users to specify export dimensions.
  • Added option to enable auto save.
  • Added pagination to image search.
  • Replaced video player with an HTML video tag.
  • Updated to new reCAPTCHA.
  • Removed support for Google Talk notifications.
  • Added gender icon to profiles.
  • Disabled guest broadcasting.
  • Add proxy to "show me" images.
  • Turned image search, mixed colors, and keyboard shortcuts into tabs on draw page.
  • Added like button back to browse.
  • Added save button to draw page.
  • New smileys :D.
  • Changed drawings on profile to squares.
  • Added automatic SoundCloud embeds from your SoundCloud profile URL.
  • Added animations.
  • Added a Content Security Policy for JavaScript.
  • Added avatars to conversations.
  • Made deleted drawings inaccessible.
  • Replaced private messages with conversations.
  • Enabled dropdown inbox and live notification count again.
  • Updated profile style.
  • Added deadlines to challenges.
  • Added welcome notifications for new users.
  • Added following tab to profiles.
  • Added easter eggs to search. For example "blur".
  • Added edit history for challenges and inspirations.
  • Added translations for Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Ukrainian on main pages.
  • Added locations to profiles.
  • Added backend integration with Tumblr to load blog posts.
  • Added option for old layout on browse page.
  • Separated profile and preferences into tabs on settings page.
  • Improved performance and scalability.
  • Added native email login.
  • Added voice controls.
  • Added ability to export JPG for Pro users.
  • Added ability to delete comments from other users on your challenges, drawings, and profiles.
  • Added crosshair for small brush sizes.
  • Added notifications when broadcasts are started.
  • Defaulting to HTTPS after login.
  • Fixed problem with kicking users from game.
  • Removed ads.
  • Disabled SketchBot. :'(
  • Migrated videos to Amazon S3.
  • Switched to prettier new drawing notification emails.
  • Fixed icons for Windows 8.
  • Removed social buttons from draw page.
  • Added semantic markup for image licensing. This allows search engines to understand how drawings are licensed.
  • Enabled fullscreen mode on mobile Safari.
  • Fixed Yahoo login.
  • Added placeholder image for sensitive content.
  • Added better notifications when gifting Pro.
  • Added a public domain licensing option.
  • Updated desktop notifications to work on Safari and Firefox.
  • Sorting discussions and challenges by last activity.
  • Added ability to flag drawings.
  • Removed downvoting.
  • Added non-commercial creative commons licenses for Pro users.
  • Added overall rank to user profiles.
  • Removed downvote button from browse page to encourage comments.
  • Split user profiles into tabs.
  • Added a next button to user favorite list.
  • Added a followers section to profiles.
  • Improved performance on browse, challenges, discussions, and inspirations pages.
  • Worked on SketchPort native login.
  • Added kick button to game.
  • Changed sound effect to only play on your turn.
  • Added snap mode.
  • Added curve tool.
  • Worked on Project Sensei.
  • Worked on Project Ahi.
  • Added ability to mute users.
  • Added login reset.
  • Added Google+ publisher metadata. If you sign in with Google, your Google+ profile will be associated with the drawing in search results.
  • Improved performance for drawing page.
  • Added asynchronous notification count updates.
  • Fixed unlisted drawings showing as public.
  • Fixed remove login link.
  • Fixed problem with users being notified about unlisted drawings.
  • Updated logins.
  • Created Sketchfu converter.
  • Added color palette to game.
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to draw page.
  • Added ability to unfavorite drawings.
  • Added chat notifications for inbox messages.
  • Changed YouTube upload trigger to 20 votes.
  • Worked on updating logins.
  • Removed ads.
  • Switched Facebook action from "favorite" to "like" when favoriting a drawing on SketchPort.
  • Added drawing author information to Facebook Open Graph.
  • Added discussions and inspirations to search.
  • Added view counts for challenges, discussions, and inspirations.
  • Added ability to delete notifications. Suggested by This is the End
  • Added challenge entry counts. Suggested by Lunar Eclipse
  • Improved performance when browsing inbox.
  • Fixed game links.
  • Updated notifications to use templates.
  • Fixed JSON being shown when using back button in Chrome.
  • Browsing should be faster, and no longer reload the chat for most pages.
  • Fixed issue with some titles in YouTube videos.
  • Changing private message requirement to 500 points.
  • Automatically uploading videos to YouTube for users with at least 1000 points.
  • Added 1000 point requirement for sending private messages.
  • Restyled footer.
  • Fixed broadcasts page links
  • Finished adding view stats to drawings.
  • Fixed an error with old browsers not having document.head.
  • Worked on adding view stats to drawings.
  • Added popular drawings to home page.
  • Reduced size of images in thumbnails to save bandwidth.
  • Fixed the image and description used when posting to Facebook.
  • Added Pinterest button to inspirations.
  • Added ability to delete inspirations.
  • Started using the HTML5 time tag.
  • Reverted SWF because of performance issues.
  • Reorganized footer.
  • Showing link to comments under drawing thumbnail in most places.
  • Drawings and inspiration now take up the full page width.
  • Released a beta version of Project Ahi for pro users.
  • Added multiply, screen, and overlay blend modes to SketchPort vector. See the help page for details.
  • Created and sent our first newsletter.
  • Created blog at http://blog.sketchport.com.
  • Added canvas printing through CanvasPop.
  • Restarted search indexing.
  • Taught Sketchbot about triangles.
  • Fixed videos sometimes showing "Anonymous" as author.
  • Switched to high quality Twitter profile images.
  • Added a video player for playing drawing videos inline.
  • Added unlisted drawings to drafts page.
  • Added a link to drawing comments with number of comments on browse page.
  • Sent newsletter subscription requests to existing users.
  • Fixed duplicate drawing videos.
  • Created a mailing list and newsletter. Go to settings and make sure Send e-mail notifications to ... is checked.
  • Attempted to crowd source tagging drawings.
  • Added shirts to the shop.
  • Added tagging to drawings.
  • Finished watching Attack on Titan. Can now resume life.
  • Added image carousel back to inspirations.
  • Curled into a ball and cried after Windows Update made me restart three times in a row.
  • Added birthday to settings.
  • Added PG-13 checkbox for drawings containing sensitive content.
  • Created the updates page.
  • Added automatic height calculation of images on browse page, so the page layout doesn't change after images have loaded.
  • Added spam protection to chat.
  • Added fallback pro banner in case ads fail to load.
  • Updated video capture server to make animation creation more reliable.
  • Fixed sidebar overlapping content. Minimum screen width for sidebar chat is now 1500px.
  • Moved to an updated front end server.
  • Added "Disliked by" section to drawings.
  • Created the users page.
  • Added breadcrumbs for easier navigation.
  • Sorting avatars in chat by reputation.
  • Updated styling of e-mails.
  • Redesigned site.
  • Added broadcast feature.
  • Switched JavaScript from Mootools to jQuery
  • Added masonry style layout to browse and inspiration pages.
  • Improved loading time for all pages.
  • Increased resolution of avatars.
  • Added description to mini drawings.
  • Added sidebar style chat for large screens.
  • Updated shop with new Wacom tablets and better styling.
  • Redesigned promo page.
  • Started using avatars for thumbnail in Chrome notifications.
  • Started allowing direct avatar uploads.
  • Rewrote backend for quiz, made it more responsive.
  • Added drafts page.
  • Updated help page with images
  • Many smaller changes
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