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Hi,

welcome to the official GOG Galaxy forum thread. Please read the below info first:

== CLOUD SAVES - STAGGERED RELEASE ==

The Cloud Saves backend will be enabled for selected users in batches. We expect the full rollout to take at least a few days. If the cloud saves feature didn't start working for you yet please give us a few days. We will be posting updates on the rollout process in this thread.

== GOG GALAXY FEATURES IN GAMES ==

List of games supporting various GOG Galaxy features:
Achievements: https://www.gog.com/games?feature=achievements&sort=bestselling&page=1
Cloud Saves: https://www.gog.com/games?feature=cloud_saves&sort=bestselling&page=1
Overlay: https://www.gog.com/games?feature=overlay&sort=bestselling&page=1

== BUG REPORTING ==

Please use: http://mantis.gog.com and include
1. steps to reproduce the bug (if possible)
2. screenshot or movie showing the bug (if possible)
3. Galaxy Client logs (see below)

Where can I find Galaxy logs on my computer?
On Windows 7 or later: C:\ProgramData\GOG.com\Galaxy\Logs
On Mac OS X: /Users/Shared/GOG.com/Galaxy/Logs

== FEATURE SUGGESTIONS ==

Please use: http://www.gog.com/wishlist/galaxy. For feature suggestions and votes on them please try do explain how Galaxy and its users will really benefit from it.

== IMPORT ALREADY INSTALLED GAMES TO GALAXY ==

1. For GOG games installed using installers from the last few months (so called Galaxy-compatible installers)
Click the Galaxy logo button on top of the sidebar and select "scan and import folders" - it will find all compatible games within that folder and add them to the Client.

2. For remaining GOG game INSTALLATIONS
Find the game in the Library (click on the image of the game), then click the More button and select "Manage Installation" -> "Import folder" and point the folder selector into the folder where that game is installed.

== KNOWN ISSUES ==
- FPS counter is not visible outside of the overlay
- Galaxy cannot be launched by other users on the same computer

== CHANGELOG ==
1.2.6 (April 25, 2017)
Changes and improvements:
- Reintroduced option to specify extras download path
- Added "Show screenshots" option under More, Manage Installation
- Further reduced CPU usage when GOG Galaxy is idle
- Notifications now appear by sliding in from off-screen instead of zooming
- "Cloud saves not synced" does not appear before first synchronization - it appears only when sync failed

Bugfixes:
- Fixed rare bug preventing game updates after reenabling Auto-updates in Settings
- Fixed not showing any friends in "Friends Activity" if both Game Time Tracking and Achievements are disabled
- Notification that you've just sent a game invite (in overlay) will not show if you've disabled "Game invite" notification category
- Proper chat window will open when using "Start conversation" in GOG forum

1.2.7 (May 17, 2017)
Changes and improvements:
- Improved keeping online statuses of your friends up to date in chat window
- Improved the speed of Scan & Import
- Buttons in Downloads Settings looks better when the path is short
Bugfixes:
- Game installations and updates no longer get stuck on 'Getting file list...' operation (It was rather more likely to happen when you've had over 900 games installed)
- Fixed 'Server problem' caused by Galaxy Client itself (Rare situation, which involved update of VC 2015 redistributables installers)
- Fixed a bug that online status of your friend (in friends window) sometimes stopped updating when you clicked to open chat with him
- Fixed a bug when periodic cloud save sync was aborting after first failure - we're continuing with remaining games now
- Corrupted cache file will no longer prevent Galaxy from connecting to GOG.com services
- [Windows 7] Fixed an issue with part of the screen blinking for split of a second when showing first desktop notification

1.2.8 (May 19, 2017)
Bugfixes:
- Fixed issue causing some games not to launch if overlay was disabled

1.2.9 (May 22, 2017)
Changes and improvements:
- Online statuses in friends activity section of Game View
- Added Limited support for Chinese (Simplified) language
- Improved looks of overlay's game invite screen when you have connection problems
- Improved readability of Japanese fonts

Bugfixes:
- Screenshots in some games will no longer be transparent
- "Disable overlay" per-game setting is remembered properly
- Removed several scenarios where GOG Galaxy could freeze
- Resolved several edge-case problems with GOG Galaxy uninstallation
- GOG Galaxy Overlay will no longer lose connectivity after playing for over an hour

1.2.10 (June 05, 2017)
- Changes and improvements:
- Decreased Galaxy Client's RAM usage, especially when having lots of games installed
- Small improvement of Galaxy Client loading time when having lots of games installed
- Small UI performance improvements
- Game invites in the Overlay are now translated

Bugfixes:
- Overlay should no longer lose authentication while opening shop

1.2.11 (June 09, 2017) Beta

- Changes and improvements:
- Standardized usage of language codes between all Galaxy components, backend and website
- Friends and chat in The Overlay are now translated to other languages
- EULAs on Game's installation screen now contain more information about it's dependencies

1.2.12 (June 20, 2017)
Changes and Improvements:
- Improved bandwidth limit and bandwidth schedule input behavior

Bugfixes:
- Game language dropdown is no longer visible when the game is not installed

1.2.13 Beta (July 04, 2017)

Changes and Improvements:
- [macOS] Added in-game Overlay
- [Windows] FPS counter is now controlled by ctrl+shift+tab combination and is visible, even when In-game Overlay is not shown
- [Windows] Added tooltip to Galaxy tray icon
- Reduced download size of game updates

Bugfixes:
- [Windows] Fixed an issue with Galaxy window not being brought to top when clicking on tray icon or desktop shortcut
- Fixed an issue with deleted Cloud Saves being redownloaded after Galaxy update
- Fixed volume slider not being aligned with the dropdown above it.

1.2.14 (July 13, 2017)
- This update does not contain changes included in 1.2.13
- Optimizations for Cloud Saves functionality

1.2.15 Beta (July 13, 2017)
- Changes and improvements:
- Galaxy natively supports applying differential patches - Updates download size will be reduced
- Chat notifications now expand to fit up to 5 lines of text.

- Bugfixes:
- Galaxy is now able to launch .bat files
- Game uninstallation is no longer allowed, if the game is running (or any other process from the game folder)

1.2.15 Beta (July 13, 2017)
- Changes and improvements:
- Galaxy natively supports applying differential patches - Updates download size will be reduced
- Chat notifications now expand to fit up to 5 lines of text.

- Bugfixes:
- Galaxy is now able to launch .bat files
- Game uninstallation is no longer allowed, if the game is running (or any other process from the game folder)

1.2.16 (July 25, 2017)
Changes and improvements:
- [macOS] Added in-game Overlay
- [Windows] Added tooltip to Galaxy tray icon
- Galaxy natively supports applying differential patches - Updates download size will be reduced
- Reduced download size of game updates, by using relocation of files already existing on disk instead of downloading them
- Chat notifications now expand to fit up to 5 lines of text

Bugfixes:
- Galaxy is now able to launch .bat files
- Game uninstallation is no longer allowed, if the game is running (or any other process from the game folder)
- [Windows] Fixed an issue with Galaxy window not being brought to top when clicking on tray icon or desktop shortcut
- Fixed an issue with deleted Cloud Saves being redownloaded after Galaxy update
- Fixed volume slider not being aligned with the dropdown above it.

1.2.17 (July 28, 2017)
- Hotfix for communication with Galaxy backend

1.2.18 Beta (August 10, 2017)
Changes and improvements:
- New top navigation (already known from GOG.com)
- New notifications system:
* new notifications dropdown in the top navigation
* added desktop notification for forum replies
* added desktop notification for wishlisted items discounted
* improved pluralisation in desktop notifications
- Improved version detection of imported games. Galaxy will also not perform file adjustment if it's not needed. Supported only by newer games
- Importing and updating The Witcher 3: GOTY (DVD version) will properly use differential patch mechanism (greatly reduced download size)
- Galaxy update popup made more reliable

Bugfixes:
- Game updates will no longer fail with disk access problem, after redeeming single DLC with a gift code
- Slightly optimised download process, Galaxy will no longer stop downloading for a while during unpacking small files
- Galaxy will not freeze after quitting during applying diff patches
- It is now possible to log out without internet

1.2.19 Beta (August 17, 2017)
Changes and Improvements:
- [Windows] CPU usage improvements for GOG Galaxy Overlay
- [Windows] Overlay will now react to change of keyboard layout (eg. from EN to RU characters)

Bugfixes:
- [Windows] Fix for screenshots in Dragon Age: Origins and Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
- [Windows] Mouse cursor should not duplicate when opening overlay and moving the mouse simultaneously
Post edited August 18, 2017 by TheTomasz
At this moment gog galaxy won't connect to gog.
Just an idea, how about to make fiend window integrated into gog galaxy main windows? Cause right now it opens new window...
Can there be an option to show download speed in KB/s (when it is lower than 1MB/s)?
It would be nice.

EDIT:
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vorob: Just an idea, how about to make fiend window integrated into gog galaxy main windows? Cause right now it opens new window...
Why would you want a fiend window? :p
On a serious note, that is a good suggestion.
Making the interface customisable would be great, like some option to arrange the UI elements the way you want.
Post edited April 25, 2017 by bhrigu
Thanks GOG for restoring the ability to configure where backups/extras downloads go to! I'm testing it out right now and if all goes according to play I'll be able to use Galaxy for downloading once again. Very much appreciated!
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vorob: Just an idea, how about to make fiend window integrated into gog galaxy main windows? Cause right now it opens new window...
Indeed it would be great to have the friend list integrated directly into the main window on the right hand side similar to how the Discord chat software has it, whether it is the default or as a user configurable option to have a docked friend list. I think it would be best as an option though, so that people can choose whether they prefer it as a window or integrated into a pane of the main window.

If it were an option, I'd definitely prefer to have it integrated as a right side pane in the main UI for sure.
Post edited April 25, 2017 by skeletonbow
Seeing as galaxy is out of beta: does it support linux now?
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BillyIII: Seeing as galaxy is out of beta: does it support linux now?
No, the Windows version is out of beta.
So, I must uninstall old version or it will update?
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pigulici: So, I must uninstall old version <snipah>
^^^ Nup.

Accident Lee loaded this instead ooof Guild of Dungeoneering (welp, not playeded anythang in a chicken-ass age) 'n', liek, it eated up all mah (as good as) office compy's resources becaaause it totes sucks.

(cappy) BUT.

Seems to work a-ok nao. Looks identi-similar to before, tho-tho.

*closes Galaxy forevah*
I cannot connect. I just got updated to 1.2.6 and it keeps on saying cannot connect to GOG Service and GOG Galaxy shutdown.
It still says 1.2.6 BETA on the top of the app.

I thought with this update it was out of Beta?


I also had an error while updating saying "it cant update" or something like that but when i launched it again it worked.
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armitom: It still says 1.2.6 BETA on the top of the app.

I thought with this update it was out of Beta?

I also had an error while updating saying "it cant update" or something like that but when i launched it again it worked.
If you have preview updates enabled still, I think it will still say beta...
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skeletonbow: Thanks GOG for restoring the ability to configure where backups/extras downloads go to! I'm testing it out right now and if all goes according to play I'll be able to use Galaxy for downloading once again. Very much appreciated!
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vorob: Just an idea, how about to make fiend window integrated into gog galaxy main windows? Cause right now it opens new window...
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skeletonbow: Indeed it would be great to have the friend list integrated directly into the main window on the right hand side similar to how the Discord chat software has it, whether it is the default or as a user configurable option to have a docked friend list. I think it would be best as an option though, so that people can choose whether they prefer it as a window or integrated into a pane of the main window.

If it were an option, I'd definitely prefer to have it integrated as a right side pane in the main UI for sure.
I would also really like the option to get rid of the friendlist&chat window. The UI is nice enough for both of them to be on the main application window. I also thing the same goes for the settings window.

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armitom: It still says 1.2.6 BETA on the top of the app.

I thought with this update it was out of Beta?

I also had an error while updating saying "it cant update" or something like that but when i launched it again it worked.
The most obvious things sometimes get overlooked^^
Post edited April 25, 2017 by Loose_Control
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armitom: It still says 1.2.6 BETA on the top of the app.

I thought with this update it was out of Beta?
My thoughts exactly.
Post edited April 25, 2017 by MarkoH01
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armitom: It still says 1.2.6 BETA on the top of the app.

I thought with this update it was out of Beta?

I also had an error while updating saying "it cant update" or something like that but when i launched it again it worked.
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BKGaming: If you have preview updates enabled still, I think it will still say beta...
I unchecked the "test upcoming updates" option on settings and relaunched and it doesn't say beta anymore
So yeah, you are right :)