Digest Authentication is deprecated. Digest Authentication can still be used by enabling per user.
The following Web Client and Mobile Client features are unavailable:
Last minute recording
Resource Panel and Notifications Panel can no longer be pinned/unpinned
Removed context menu and hotkeys for web pages:
“Enter” hotkey – maximize item
“I” hotkey – show info
“Del” hotkey – remove from the layout
Bosch analytics support was suspended for:
DW MEGApix model DWC-MT95WW28TW requires an additional file to be added to the DW Spectrum Server “plugins” folder to enable analytics for the camera. This plugin will be automatically included in the next DW Spectrum patch version
Operating System Platform Changes
Added support for Macintosh computers with the Apple M1 chip. A separate distribution is provided:
The regular distribution can be installed on x64-based Macintosh and M1 Macintosh computers but is not optimized for M1 Macintosh computers. This distribution is not available for versions 4.2 and older, so Mac M1 users will not be able to connect to their old systems in Compatibility Mode
The M1 distribution cannot be installed on x64-based Macintosh computers
Not able to connect with DW Site Viewer for Apple TV
Desktop client can now be run on Macintosh computers with Apple Silicon (e.g., Apple M1 chip) when using DW Spectrum v5.0 and up
Added support for macOS 12 (Monterey)
Added support for Windows 11
Added support for Windows Server 2022
Scrolling in WebPage items works very slowly.
It takes a long time to open a camera’s Web Page.
Some ACTI cameras are not auto-discovered via HTTPS.
Some AXIS cameras cannot be added to the Server if the “People Counter” app is installed.
The video from the same NVR channel cannot be played in two instances of the Desktop Client (or browsers) simultaneously.