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Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Fixed Steam Cloud showing as endlessly syncing for some games
  • Fixed a case where Steamworks matchmaking could lose some keys set in the lobby, when running against the new matchmaking server
  • Fixed an issue where some windows could appear briefly before they were ready to be shown
  • Fixed game download stalling for some users when downloading games with DLC
  • Windows: Fixed Steam client update stalling for some users with HSDPA modems
  • Windows: Fixed compatibility for in-game overlay and games calling GetRawInputBuffer
  • Windows: Improved performance of .dmp file writing on client asserts/crashes
  • OSX: Improved retail game install to minimize amount of game data that needs to be downloaded after initial install
  • OSX: Fixed badge count listed as ‘1’ after auto-joining a server using the server browser
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Updating store pages to show stats and launch options for games you own.
  • Updated Speex and JPEG libraries
  • Fix a memory leak when toggling the game viewed in the details view
  • Fix a crash when receiving and merging updated data for stats/achievements in some situations
  • Fix sometimes failing to fully recognize a game as exited for certain launcher app setups
  • Fixed navigating to game guides in the store
  • Fix Steam Cloud bug where users who converted from the demo to the full version of Everyday Genius: SquareLogic, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, or Jolly Rover would have their progress reverted to the progress they made in the demo while opted into the beta
  • Fixed community chat bug
  • Fixed displaying Steam Service dialog under OSX
  • Fixed a couple rare crashes and added more instrumentation around potential memory corruption
  • Fixed Steam API logging
  • Improve tooltips support under OSX
  • Added installer support under OSX for an upcoming game release
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Steam will now use the language selected in the retail installer instead of the current UI language when installing from disc
  • Fixed a Steam overlay crash on OSX
  • Removed redundant names and improved displaying a large number of tabs in tabbed chat windows
  • Fixed web browser layout
  • Fixed tab chat dropdown menu flashing for new message in hidden chat page
  • Mac Overlay crashes fixed when trying to render to a screen with no game objects being drawn
  • Mac Retail install support for install in non-english languages
  • Mac support for detecting 10.6.4 with the Apple Snow Leopard Graphics Update (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4286) installed
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Added support for Civilization V charity promotion (not visible until Civ5's launch)
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Added support to update AMD/ATI video drivers
  • Bug fixes in JPEG decoding of images with embedded EXIF profiles
  • Crash fix in voice chat
  • SteamService uninstall improvements
  • Improved in-game overlay compatibility with some third-party software
  • Improved in-game overlay browser forward/back navigation
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Fix selection highlighting of hyperlink text in chat
  • Compatibility fix for Steam Service and MS KB2264107 with 0xFFFFFFFF registry setting
  • Fixed issue with Steam Cloud that occurs when a game is launched outside of Steam
  • Compatibility fix for in-game overlay and MS KB2264107 with 0xFFFFFFFF registry setting
  • Steamworks fix for matchmaking
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Fix a bug where installing a game with a demo may not initial install all content with some left to download on first launch
  • Fix a bug with ISteamNetworking getting available packet size for Steamworks Partners
  • Steam Cloud improvements to support save games in more cases for Steamworks Partners
  • Windows: Fix a case where minidumping due to an error could deadlock the client on startup or shutdown
  • Windows: Fix a memory leak that could lead to too much memory used or a crash if you remained in a busy group chat for several days
  • Mac: Fix client errantly opening a script in a text editor at startup (rare bug)
Client Update - Valve
A Steam OSX client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • [OSX] Improved font handling of non-english (unicode) characters
  • [OSX] Restored ability to enter offline mode
  • [OSX] Improved performance of in-game overlay
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam
  • Fixed a case where the Steam client could hang on startup for some users with unusual environment variables
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

New Features
  • Updated friends chats to use new tabbed chat interface (see Friends tab in the Settings dialog to turn off opening in new tabs by default)
  • Updated in-game overlay browser to use new tabbed browsing interface (Use Middle click on links to open-in-new-tab)
  • Tabbed Browser/Chat HotKeys: Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab to switch tabs. Ctrl-W, Ctrl-F4 or Middle click to close tabs.
  • Updated WebKit code for client/in-game browser (improved stability and performance on OSX, various browser fixes)
  • Windows: 64 bit build of the in-game overlay (useable now with any 64bit non-Steam game you may add)
  • Windows: 64 bit builds of Steamworks DLLs (for upcoming titles)

Fixes
  • New non-blocking game uninstall dialog
  • Improved client shutdown times
  • Fix some cases of Steam becoming unresponsive for 5-10 seconds when new game updates are released
  • Fixed unused game tags still showing up
  • Reinstalling from a goldmaster triggers a content verification if the game is already installed
  • Fixed sometimes needing to restart Steam after installing PhysX
  • Changed overlay hot-key detection to not consider ctrl-shift-tab to be the same as shift-tab, thus allowing its use in tabbed chat/browsing in-game
  • Fixed “hidden” achievements showing up in the game details page and overlay “so close…” ui
  • Fixed a crash on shutdown
  • Fixed an issue with input tab ordering in group chats
  • Increased timeouts on Steam Cloud file uploads
  • Fixed Rabobank payment page for iDEAL checkout not showing correctly in the Steam Client
  • Fixed a bug parsing certain HTML tags inside News bodies
  • Fixed top half of avatar images in chats not being right clickable for context menu
  • Fixed a potential crash when failing to parse new stats/achievements data for a game
  • Fixed bug/exploit with malformed www. URLs in chats
  • Windows: Fixed the “alt” key sometimes sticking in the in-game overlay after an alt-tab event
  • Windows: Improved overlay compatibility with some previously conflicting third party applications
  • Windows: Fixes to progress bar on win7 task icon in handling paused downloads as well as finished downloads
  • OSX: Fix several memory leaks
  • OSX: Fix copy/paste resulting in extra random string data
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