Stable Releases

Electron 7.1.4 2019-12-10T01:33:41Z ()

Release Notes for v7.1.4


  • Fixed an issue that caused ClientRequest.getUploadProgress() to return incorrect values. #21425
  • Fixed compositor recycling when creating new BrowserView. #21400
  • Fixed contextBridge crash when closing a window. #21417
  • Fixed issues where noLink and checkboxChecked were not passed correctly on Windows. #21406
  • Fixed throttling in webContents.setBackgroundThrottling. #21357

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 78.0.3904.130. #21413

Electron 7.1.3 2019-12-03T01:47:28Z ()

Release Notes for v7.1.3


  • Fixed --ignore-connections-limit, ironically, being ignored. #21299
  • Fixed broken focus with OOPIF embedded inside webview. #21223
  • Fixed context menu disappearing when showing. #21225
  • Fixed contextBridge crash. #21281
  • Fixed the 'login' event not being emitted when HTTP Basic auth was requested during a net.request. #21135
  • Net module requests no longer raise errors when non-2xx responses are received. #21295
  • The disabled-by-default-cpu_profiler tracing category now correctly records stack samples from the main process and utility processes. #21277
  • webContents.reloadIgnoringCache() will now forcefully ignore all caches, including service workers. #21284
  • window.root and window.GLOBAL are both now undefined when nodeIntegration is disabled as expected. #21354

Other Changes

  • Fixed some crashes that could occur when using the net module. #21304
  • Generate debug symbols on Linux. #21279
  • Made strip_absolute_paths_from_debug_symbols to false in #21317
  • Updated Chromium to 78.0.3904.126. #21346

Electron 7.1.2 2019-11-20T02:40:38Z ()

Release Notes for v7.1.2


  • Disabled Touch Bar typing suggestions with autocorrect=off and spellcheck=false. #21192
  • Fixed ENOMEM error with Node.js child_process when using empty options.env. #21140
  • Fixed <webview>.capturePage() resolving with an empty object instead of NativeImage instance. #21104
  • Fixed webRequest module unable to modify CORS headers. #21123
  • Fixed an issue where custom protocols registered using registerStreamProtocol would sometimes fail to complete the response when the stream ended. #21179
  • Fixed flickering when maximizing and restoring frameless windows. #21205
  • Fixed incorrect size of windows on differently scaled monitors. #21138
  • Fixed the 'login' event not being emitted when HTTP Basic auth was requested from a WebContents. #21097

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 78.0.3904.113. #21199

Electron 7.1.1 2019-11-07T23:54:16Z ()

Release Notes for v7.1.1


  • Fixed backgroundThrottling: false not having an effect. #21013
  • Fixed broken globalShortcut.registerAll() on Windows and Linux. #20983
  • Fixed crash on exit in aura platforms with webview. #21022
  • Fixed exiting HTML fullscreen for cross-origin iframes (e.g. YouTube) while in macOS fullscreen. #21021
  • Fixed improper label internationalization for the recentDocuments MenuItem. #20957
  • Fixed issue where app.setAppLogsPath did not work when you provided a valid path. #21008
  • Fixed webrequest api typings. #21038

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 78.0.3904.99. #21033

Electron 7.1.0 2019-11-05T10:24:42Z ()

Release Notes for v7.1.0

This release is a minor bump as it contains exactly one new feature. contextBridge module, this feature is outlined below along with the other fixes and changes that went into this release. The 7.1.x series is now only release line in the 7.x.y major release line that will receive bug fixes and security fixes. It is recommended you upgrade to 7.1.x.


  • Added new contextBridge module to make it easier to communicate between an isolated context and the main world. #20789


  • Fixed nativeTheme not accessible via the remote module. #20961
  • Fixed a memory leak issue when setting Tray images. #20935
  • Fixed issue where proxied remote promises might not resolve if Bluebird was installed in the renderer. #20947

Other Changes

  • Prepare for 7.1.0. 18176b48, ef548b65
  • Updated Chromium to 78.0.3904.94. #20930

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