Userful™ 10.5: Release Notes

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(Updated 2020.06.01)

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Video walls and digital displays are vital tools for a variety of business needs—from process automation and operational productivity to improved customer engagement and internal communication.

A visual networking platform is used to seamlessly deploy, connect and manage the displays and video walls throughout an organization.

Since 2015, Userful has been a visual communications innovator and today offers the world’s most advanced Visual Networking Platform. It is a software-based solution that meets the flexibility, security and central management needs of corporate IT as they integrate complex AV applications over the IP network. Display any source on any screen at any time for communication and collaboration enterprise-wide.

What's New in v10.5

New Hardware Support

Lenovo ThinkStation P330 i7-9700, HP Z1 Tower G5 i7-9700 and Dell Precision 5820 Tower servers Nvidia Quadro P2000, DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder and Aquantia AQtion 10G Pro NIC

Virtual Displays

The v10.5 adds support to create Virtual Displays to support the use cases of Virtual Operation Center. This eliminates the need for new screens or video walls to be installed, just a server running at your premises allows you to remotely and securely access all sources. Learn more.

General Improvements and Enhancements

This release adds stability and improvements to our media engine, media player, cloud-based management GUI and on-premise control center GUI. It also enhances the security of Userful Cloud deployments. For a comprehensive list see the changelog.

Key Features

  • Unified browser-accessible Control Center
  • Media playback on a variety of displays including LG webOS
  • Ability to preset video wall zones
  • GPU-Assisted Decoding of video playback and interactive content
  • GPU-Assisted Acceleration for 3D rendering – vastly improved performance for dynamic content (HTML5, WebGL, and Flash)
  • Intuitive browser-based Layout Manager with the bezel correction ability
  • Integrated color calibration for color correcting video wall displays
  • Support for Artistic Video Wall layouts that can be configured using a free layout of display position and rotation (including an intuitive browser-based drag and drop GUI for positioning and any degree rotating displays)
  • Support for a wide range of interactive video walls including Cloud desktop, Linux desktop, and touch screen Kiosks
  • Integrated various Content Management System (CMS) to create and schedule the signage content (Dynamic HTML5 pages, presentations, tickers, widgets (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, and RSS feeds)
  • Support for Streaming Protocols (RTP/RTSP) to broadcast security camera or conference feeds, or for delivering content over IP network on the video wall
  • Support for a variety of Blackmagic DeckLink capture cards
  • Support for a broad range of PC hardware and touch screens

License Agreement

This product includes commercial software that is licensed, not sold and is governed by an End User License Agreement (EULA). By installing, copying or using this software you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Agreement, and agree to be bound by this EULA's terms and conditions. The EULA terms can be viewed online or from the file included in your download.

Trial Version

Userful™ will operate as a trial version until you purchase an appropriate license for your system. You may purchase the license from your Userful representative or from – see the Licensing Guide for details.

Limitations of Trial Version: The Userful™ trial software is fully functional, but will display a brief license reminder on all attached displays every 10 minutes or so. Customers who are considering buying the software and are presently evaluating it can do so in the trial mode. Such customers will receive limited technical support lasting up to 30 days after which an appropriate license should be purchased. For more details, check our Licensing Guide.


Userful™ 10.5 main video wall applications are:

Language Support

All features of Userful™ 10.5 are translated in following languages:

  • Arabic (ar)
  • English (en)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR)
  • French (fr)
  • German (de)
  • Italian (it)
  • Japanese (ja)
  • Korean (ko)
  • Nepali (ne)
  • Persian (fa)
  • Romanian (ro)
  • Russian (ru)
  • Spanish (es)
  • Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)
  • Traditional Chinese (zh_TW)
  • Turkish (tr)
  • Thai (th_TH)
  • Ukrainian (uk_UA)

The language selected must be specifically "Brazilian Portuguese"; if simply "Portuguese" is selected as a system or session language, then all Userful user interface strings will be in English.