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Collaborate Update - Nov 2016

Here's everything you need to know about the November 2016 (v16.11) release of Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience.

Available November 5, 2016

Collaborate with the Ultra experience v16.11 will be deployed to all data centers on Saturday, November 5.

To learn more, see the Collaborate Support Bulletin (available in English only).

What's new and improved

The November 2016 release is a maintenance release. In this release we focused on resolving issues to continually improve your experience. We also turned on HTTP playback for recordings.

Browser support update

Having trouble playing recordings in your ChromeTM and Safari® browsers? Now you can play videos with or without Flash® being available. In this release we've allowed HTTP playback for all recordings when Flash is not available.

User experience update

Profile pictures for the active speaker now display in recordings when that person's video is not turned on.

Known issues

Rome wasn't built in a day. The page below identifies known defects and workarounds in Collaborate with the Ultra experience.

List of known issues on Behind the Blackboard (available in English only)

Statements regarding our product development initiatives, including new products and future product upgrades, updates or enhancements represent our current intentions, but may be modified, delayed or abandoned without prior notice and there is no assurance that such offering, upgrades, updates or functionality will become available unless and until they have been made generally available to our customers.