Stable Releases

Electron 4.2.4 2019-06-05T22:25:21Z ()

Release Notes for v4.2.4


Other Changes

  • Fixed size increase regression on Linux (compared to Electron 3) by stripping swiftshader libraries (, #18602
  • Removed Vulkan mock ICD from, which is only meant to be used for Chromium development. #18594

Electron 4.2.3 2019-05-31T04:12:23Z ()

Release Notes for v4.2.3


  • Added missing 'page-title-updated' event on webContents to documentation. Also fixed forwarding of the explicitSet argument when emitted on BrowserWindow. #18320
  • Fixed an issue whereby minimizable and closable weren't respected in customButtonsOnHover mode. #18479
  • Using webContents.sendInputEvent to send a WebMouseWheelEvent now has the expected effect. #18494

Other Changes

  • Restore live region changed events for processing by JAWS focus mode. #18474

Electron 4.2.2 2019-05-17T02:14:19Z ()

Release Notes for v4.2.2


  • Fixed lagging when using tabbed window. #18314

Electron 4.2.1 2019-05-14T21:16:40Z ()

Release Notes for v4.2.1


  • Fixed a regression in Kerberos SPN generation. In the M69 upgrade, the default for the enable_negotiate_port option was inadvertently changed from false to true; this restores the former behavior and aligns with Chromium. #18287

Electron 4.2.0 2019-05-03T03:16:59Z ()

Release Notes for v4.2.0

This release is a minor bump as it contains exactly one new feature. app.userAgentFallback, this feature is outlined below along with the other fixes and changes that went into this release. The 4.2.x series is now only release line in the 4.x.y major release line that will receive bug fixes and security fixes. It is recommended you upgrade to 4.2.x.


  • Added new app.userAgentFallback property to allow setting the apps useragent globally. #18110


  • Fixed an issue on Windows where calling .show() on a BrowserWindow did not focus the window. #18079
  • Fixed issue where you couldn't respond to stream protocol requests with multiple values for the same header. #18094

Other Changes

  • Removed Vulkan validation layers DLLs from, which are only meant to be used for Chromium development. #18060

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