NEWS


10/05/2022
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.6.2" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.6.2" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Function addition】
Shortcut key to open the setting screen of Orbital2 Core. Since it turned out that "Windows: Shift + Ctrl + O / Mac: shift + alt (option) + O" is used as a shortcut key for some software, an option setting for disabling the shortcut key was added.
* You can turn on / off the shortcut key setting for opening the setting screen by clicking "Settings" > "Open setting screen" > "Shortcut enabled setting" in the Orbital2 Core menu.

<Mac versions only>
【Function addition】
Added an option setting to disable the shortcut key "control + alt (option) + A" for switching the input source to "ABC-extended".
* From "Settings" in the Orbital2 Core menu, click "Switch input source to" ABC-Extended" in Shortcut enabled settings" to turn on/off the shortcut key setting.
22/03/2022
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.6.1" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.6.1" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Problems fixed】
- Improvement of the tutorial screen display, there was a problem with the display getting dark, so an adjustment was made to increase the brightness.
- Adjustment of language settings
The behavior of Orbital 2 Core downloaded from the Chinese page at the first startup has been changed as follows.
Keyboard layout: US keyboard
Language:English
- Problem with language settings has been fixed.
15/02/2022
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.6.0" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.6.0" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Added Functions】
- Added the function to stop the key rotation loop.
* With the key rotation function of dial operation in Orbital Engine mode and Joystick mode. By checking "Reverse key order and register for reverse rotation", the key rotation function that does not loop will operate.

【Problems fixed】
- Fixed a bug in the key rotation function.
* It was confirmed that some of the assigned keys were not working, so it has been fixed.
01/12/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.9" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.9" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Added functions】
・Program macro
 Added the ability to input text ( Alphanumeric characters)
・Key rotation
 Added left/right flip function.
 Add long press function. (only when using below)
Pressing the column head switch in Orbital Engine mode/when the switch is tilted in 8 directions in Joystick mode/Pressing the column head switch in Joystick mode/Pressing the switch menu of Flat Ring.
・The key is automatically registered when the name is not set in the following functions.
 Keystroke/Program macro/Key rotation/Text blocks
Automatically register the function name when the name is not set for the following functions.
Mouse function/Profile settings

<Windows version>
【Additional functions】
・Added the following "special key" functions to Profile settings.
lower the volume/raise the volume/play/pause/go to the next voice/go to the previous voice.

<Mac version>
【Additional functions】
・Added the following "special key" functions to Profile settings.
lower the volume/raise the volume/play/pause.

<Mac version only when using English>
【Function improvement and correction】
・Change of existing profile
・Added the following recommended
20/10/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.8" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.8" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
- Improved function for overwriting the profile.
*There was a problem that the profile name was overwritten when a file with a profile name which already existed in Orbital2 Core was selected by clicking "Open" on the top of the setting screen.Therefore, it has been modified to automatically add the date to the profile name.
- Improved the function for closing Orbital2 Core by using shortcut keys. *Modified the specification of the quit command function of Orbital2 Core released in Orbital2 Core Ver.1.5.7, because it interfered with the quitting of other applications. It is now possible to quit Orbital2 Core with a specific shortcut key only when the configuration screen is open.The shortcut key has been changed to "Ctrl+Q" for Windows, and "command+Q"for Mac.
- Added the function to display the Pointer Guide in Orbital Engine mode.
*After clicking the Orbital2 Core icon in the task tray, you can switch the display by clicking "Pointer Guide for Orbital Engine Mode" from " Display Guide".
28/09/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.7" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.7" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Added functions】
・Added the shortcut key to exit Orbital2 Core.
*Windows: " Alt + F4", Mac: "command + Q".
・Added a function to export all profiles in a batch

<Mac only>
【Added functions】
・Added the function of switching ABC-Extended.
*You can switch to ABC-Extended from the menu bar in the task tray.
*You can switch from Orbital2 to ABC-Extended by assigning the ABC-Extended switch from other functions.
*While Orbital2 Core is running, you can use the shortcut key "Option+Ctrl+A" to switch to ABC-Extension.

<Mac Japanese version only>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Fixed the recommended profile for Adobe After Effects.
*The recommended profiles for "Adobe After Effects (Orbital2 for beginners)" and "Adobe After Effects" had been swapped, so they have been changed.
・Fixed recommended profile for Adobe Premiere Pro.
*The recommended profile for "Adobe Premiere Pro" has been correctly changed, since it was the one for "Adobe Premiere Pro(Orbital2 for beginners)".
26/08/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.5" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.5" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Update recommended profile (only when using Japanese)
・Fixed the problem that an error occurs when USB communication driver is installed.
・Fixed the problem that specified mode does not work properly when switching profiles.

<For Windows>
【Function improvement and correction】
・Fixed a bug in the preset addition function
12/08/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.4" has been released.

We found "Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver. 1.5.3" released on Aug. 4, 2021 had a bug that a mouse scroll of Orbital2 application did not work.
If you have already downloaded "Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.3", please download it again from the following link.
※ There is no change in functions from "Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.3".
Click HERE for Windows version

<Windows version>
【Functionality fixes】
Fixed a bug that a mouse scroll does not work.
04/08/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.3" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.3" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Added the function to enable/disable the automatic startup of Orbital2 Core at OS startup.
・Fixed a bug that a different profile could be selected when switching profiles.
12/07/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.2" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.2" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Added functions】
Added the function that can set the LED color of Glow Ring to each mode of Orbital Engine and Joystick.
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
Fixed a bug that overwrites an unintended profile.
We have confirmed a bug in which an unintended profile is overwritten when a profile is switched during profile editing.
In order to fix the problem, we have madechanges to the screen and operation.Please be aware of the following changes as they will partially change your experience.
In order to prevent unintentional overwriting of profiles, it is now not possible to switch profiles while the profile setting screen is open.
When you are going to use Orbital2 by switching to another profile, please close the profile setting screen before you use Orbital2.
In addition, the following is the flow of use.

【The flow from editing a profile to switching profiles is as follows】
① By opening the profile setting screen, you will enter the profile editing mode.
② After setting the profile, click the Save button on the top of the profile setting screen to save the profile.
③ After saving the profile, press the " Close " button at the bottom right.
*The " Close" button is the same function as the "Close" button in the upper menu of the profile setting screen for closing the profile setting screen.
④ You can switch the profile from "Switch profile" and "Switch to set profile" in the task tray and other functions. *The "Minimize" button in the upper menu of the profile setting screen has been removed.
*When the profile setting screen is open,the profile cannot be switched from the task tray.
*While the profile setting screen is open, "Switch profile" and "Switch to set profile"assigned by other functions will not work.
*When the profile setting screen is opened, the profile displayed in the task tray shows the name of the profile being edited.
*The profile preferences that were in the lower right corner until "Orbital2 Core Ver.1.5.1" have been moved to the upper left corner.
*If you do not close the profile settings screen, "Open Settings Screen" in the task tray will not be displayed.
*When you close the profile setting screen, the profile menu will be selectable.
17/06/2021
【Important Notice】
Please be well informed of the changes in the recommended and the tested OS withthis update.

Please note the following.
Creative Software has stopped supportingand distributing some macOS. As a result,it has become difficult to validate the functionality of Orbital2 Core.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause to customers, but we have revised the recommended OS and tested OS for Orbital2.
Thank you for your understanding.

Please check the following for details.
Recommended OS (*1)
Windows: Windows 10 64bit
Mac: macOS 10.13 High Sierra / macOS 10.14 Mojave /macOS 10.15 Catalina / macOS 11.1 or later Big Sur(*2)

The above recommended OS for Mac has been revised as follows (as of June 17, 2021)
(Before) macOS 11.4 Big Sur
(After) macOS 11.1 or later Big Sur

Tested OS (*3)
Windows: Windows 8.1 64bit
Mac: macOS 10.12 Sierra

*1: Recommended OS is supported and the operation has been confirmed.
*2: MacOS 11.1 or later Big Sur is the recommended OS when you launch the latest version of Orbital2 application (version: Ver. 1.5.1 or higher) via Rosetta 2.
*3: Tested OS is not supported, although the operation has been confirmed.
Please kindly acknowledge this point.
07/06/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.1" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.1" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Added a functionality fix to create a backup when saving a profile.
・Added a new function to create an intermediate file at the time of saving while creating a profile.
・Fixed a bug in the phenomenon that a file is overwritten in an unintended form when switching profiles.
・Fixed the problem that some Chinese descriptions of recommended profiles were displayed in English.

<Windows>
【Function correction】
・Fixed to make the LED turn off at the end of Orbital2 Core, because there was acase that the LED did not turn off.
18/05/2021
<Notice of a possible problem with Orbital2 Core>

We would like to inform you of a possible problem with Orbital2 Core that is currently occurring.

As of May 18, we have received a report from a customer that the profile is being rewritten in an unexpected way when saving the profile.

We have been investigating the root cause of the problem and will address it in the next release.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Note: The problem can be fixed by backing up your profile with the following way.
We recommend that you back up your profile until the problem is solved.

【Method】
In the Orbital2 Core menu bar, select "File > Profile > Export" to export the profile
27/04/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.5.0" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.5.0" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Added functions】
・Tutorial function
・Screenshot function ( β version).

【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Security enhancement
26/03/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.4.4" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.4.4" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Fixed the problems that the repeat option and delay do not work.
・Fixed some bugs in the application.
18/03/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.4.3" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.4.3" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

<Common for Windows and Mac versions>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Fixed some bugs in the application.

<Windows version only>
【Functionality improvements and fixes】
・Fixed a bug that you cannot select "Rename Profile" or "Save As" after creating a new profile.
11/03/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.4.2" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.4.2" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

【Important Notice】
・Changed the specification of a new profile creation, a saving, and an alias saving of a profile.
 - Changed to automatically set the profile name when creating a new profile.
 - Changed so as to perform saving of a profile and saving as an alias in the application.
 - Changed to allow changing the profile name on the screen. ・Fixed a bug that Orbital2 application does not start with the last selected profile at the time of last use.
・Fixed a relevant part based on the application crash report that was supported by Orbital2 Core Ver.1.4.1.
・Modified to attach the profile being used when sending crash reports.

*We would like to report a problem with Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver. 1.4.2.

Please note that the following problems have been confirmed. (There is no problem on MacOS.)

・Problem
When "Change profile name" or "Save as"is performed immediately after creating anew profile, "Change profile name" cannot be selected.
・Workaround
By clicking on a location other than the Oribtal2 Core settings screen, "Rename Profile" can be selected.

We are currently investigating the cause of the problem and will resolve the issue in the next release. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
22/02/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.4.1" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.4.1" has been released.
Please be informed that we have found out that the cause of the problem of Orbital2 application instability or crashingfor some Orbital2 users is based on the internal profile update function.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused by the prolonged delay until the cause was identified.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who cooperated with us in sending reports andfixing the problem.

Please use Orbital2 Core Ver. 1.4.1, which has improved functionality.

This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

To update the software, go to "Update Orbital2 Core" in the application help.
After clicking the above link, please restart the application to complete the update. You can find the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
12/02/2021
Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.4.0" released on 2/10/2021 had some omissions and there was a problem in updating from the menu bar of Orbital2 Core.
It has been replaced with the corrected version.

If you have downloaded Orbital2 Core Ver.1.4.0, please download it again from the following link.
* There is no change in functions from Orbital2 Core Ver.1.4.0.
Click HERE for Windows version
10/02/2021
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.4.0" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.4.0" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Added Features】
・Added the function to press the flat ringswitch by tilting the joystick.
・Added the function to adjust the parameters of Adobe Lightroom Classic.
*To use the Adobe Lightroom Classic function, please set the application in the Profile Preferences on the top screen, andthen launch Lightroom Classic.

【Function improvements / modifications】
・Fixed the problem in which the transparency and mode settings were notsaved when changed.
・Fixed a behavior that the delay is not applied at the first time of repeat option.
・Modified to input 0ms automatically when the delay time of each input settingscreen is blank.
・Modified to input 0ms delay time of program macro automatically.
・Changed the indication of Meta key to Command indication.
・Added the function to report a crash report when an application crashes.

【Important Notice】
Please be well informed of the changes in the recommended and the tested OS withthis update.

Please note the following.
Creative Software has stopped supportingand distributing some macOS. As a result,it has become difficult to validate the functionality of Orbital2 Core.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause to customers, but we have revised the recommended OS and tested OS for Orbital2.
Thank you for your understanding.

Please check the following for details.
Recommended OS (*1)
Windows: Windows 10 64bit
Mac: macOS 10.13 High Sierra / macOS 10.14 Mojave /macOS 10.15 Catalina / macOS 11.1 Big Sur(*2)

Tested OS (*3)
Windows: Windows 8.1 64bit
Mac: macOS 10.12 Sierra

*1: Recommended OS is supported and the operation has been confirmed.
*2: MacOS 11.1 Big Sur is the recommended OS when you launch the latest version of Orbital2 application (version: Ver. 1.4.0 or higher) via Rosetta 2.
*3: Tested OS is not supported, although the operation has been confirmed.
Please kindly acknowledge this point.
10/11/2020
【Update】
The release of Orbital2 Core Ver.1.3.5 had an input delay and a defect in the recommended profiles for Chinese and English. These have been replaced with the corrected version.

If you have downloaded Orbital2 Core Ver.1.3.5, please download it again. There is no change in the function from Orbital2 Core Ver.1.3.5.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version
06/11/2020
【Update】
In Orbital2 Core Ver. 1.3.4, it was discovered that the profile check function was added, making the profile that originally caused the error unavailable.

We have released Orbital2 Core Ver.1.3.5 that changed the function to remove the check function and only handle the profile errors.

You can download the application from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version
06/11/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.3.4" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.3.4" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Added Features】
・Added functions to the command list ( β version ).
・Added the ability to export and read the command list.
・Added the function to prevent illegal profile/command list loading.
*With those added features, the command list will become the official version from the β version.

【Function improvements / modifications】
・Changed the editing behavior of the delay setting between events in the program macro.
・Fixed a bug in the compatibility of profiles created with certain older versions, which caused an error when using them.
・Updated the recommended profile included in the Orbital2 application.
08/10/2020
【Important notice about macOS 11.0 Big Sur support】

We would like to inform you about the compatibility of Orbital2 applications with macOS 11.0 Big Sur (hereafter referred to as "Big Sur").
As a result of the following issues that we have identified, it will be difficult to complete the support of Orbital2 applications right after the release of Big Sur.

- Support of the framework and libraries used to implement Orbital2 applications in Big Sur.

https://github.com/electron/electron/issues/24319

- Support of Silicon Labs CP2102 drivers for Big Sur
https://www.dogparksoftware.com/driverkit.html

- Awaiting support by Adobe and other main support software for Orbital2.

- Performance verification on Apple Silicon devices

As soon as the above-mentioned issues are resolved, we will give the highest priority to supporting Big Sur.

Please use Orbital2 on macOS under macOS Catalina until the support for Big Sur is completed.
01/10/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.3.3" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.3.3" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Added Features】
・Added the function of linking an application to a profile and switching the application to be operated when the profile is changed.
・Added the function of setting the initial mode per profile.
・Added the function of swapping the position of the flick menu.

【Function improvements / modifications】
・Added a switch/pop-up hover effect to the flat ring settings screen.
・Added a note on the usage of diagonal input of a flat ring.
26/08/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.3.2" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.3.2" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Added Features】
・Preset Function, β Version
・Modified to make Orbital2 vibrate upon profile change or mode change.

【Function improvements / modifications】
・Correction of sensitivity for slanting input of flat ring.
・Fixed the problem that an error occurred when the profile created with an old version of Orbital2 Core was used.

■ Mac only
【Function improvements / modifications】
・Fixed a problem that occurs in setting the program macro of the key including the modifier key in a specific location.
*Specific location, flat ring flick menu and left-right rotation of the list menu/joystick mode
15/07/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.3.1" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.3.1" has been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Added Features】
・Startup function of the application

【Function improvements / modifications】
・Change in the notification process when saving (for supported models only).

* Notifications feature for saving using PC notifications, which was changed last time, have been changed to make the Orbital2 application's notification dialog displayed.
This is because it may not be displayed depending on PC settings.

■ Windows only
【Function improvements / modifications】
・Change the key rotation arrangement on the setting screen.
・Fixed a bug that the layout is not applied when restarting the keyboard layout selection.
・Changed status display specification of the connection in the menu bar.

* The above functions for Mac are included in the Orbital2 application of the last release "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver. 1.3.0" or later.

・Correction of the behavior when you enter "¥".
30/06/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.3.0" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Mac version

Please be aware that it has taken a long time to complete support for Catalina on macOS, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, so we are releasing only the Mac version ahead of the other versions.

The Windows version will be released as soon as it is ready, as described below.

Thank you for your understanding. ■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Function improvements / modifications】
・Changes the key rotation arrangement on the setting screen.
・Changes to the notification process when saving (for supported models only).
・Correction of the bug that the layout is not applied when restarting the keyboard layout selection.
・Changes to display the status of the connection in the menu bar.
*The library used for the USB connection has a defect, and in some cases, it takes time to connect when unplugged from the port.
We are planning to return to the original style as soon as the bug in the library is fixed.

■ Mac only
【Function improvements / modifications】
・Catalina support

You can update by going to "Update Orbital2 Core" in the help section of the application.Click above and restart the application to complete the update.
Please confirm the version name in the "About Orbital2 Core" section of the help.
10/06/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.2.3" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.2.3" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Function improvements / modifications】
・ Improvements and corrections.
・ Improved application stabilityImproved convenience of the saving function.

■ Mac only
【Function improvements / modifications】
・ The problem of delay in execution has been mitigated.
■ Windows only
【Function improvements / modifications】
・ Fixed a bug in FlatRing.

You can update by going to "Update Orbital2 Core" in the help section of the application.Click above and restart the application to complete the update.
Please confirm the version name in the "About Orbital2 Core" section of the help.

【Notice on macOS Catalina】
On the macOS Catalina (10.15), Orbital2 does not work properly. We are currently investigating and responding to the defects.The completion date is not yet determined and we have been working towards this goal.
In our previous announcement, we had targeted the end of May for the completion of the revision, however, the revision has provento be difficult and the completion date has been changed to the end of June.The reason is now we have to fix other issue such as profile loading under the macOSCatalina (10.15), although we have fixed most of problems originally recognized by the end of May.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Please note that the situation may take longer, and we recommend that you do not upgrade until the action is officially completed.

【Notice on macOS】
The delay when using macOS has been partially mitigated, however, we have investigated again and have now confirmed the following input delays.

After executing "modifier key only" and "modifier key + modifier key", processing stops for a moment when the mouse is dragged.
(Location of the problem: Flat ring switch/joystick depression/joystick tilt).
We are investigating and responding to this issue.We are doing our best to keep this process ontrack.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
12/05/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.2.2" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.2.2" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Function improvements / modifications】
・ Adjustment of the problem of stuck at execution
・ Performance tuning

【Function added】
・ Continuous input function
・ Transition to profile download page
・ Simplified Chinese support
・ Indicator light mode
・ Transparency setting

The new update can be found on the Setting Screen under the help tab. After clicking the above, restart the application to complete the update.
Please make sure the newest driver has been installed for these updates

【Notice on macOS Catalina】
This is the update on the issue that Orbital2 does not work normally in macOS Catalina (10.15) environment, At this time, the issue completed date is undecided, though we have been conducting technical investigation and corrective activities by all of our resources.
※ We are aiming for the completion of the correction by the end of May. It may be prolonged depending on the situation.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Until the countermeasure is officially completed, please note that we recommend that you refrain from upgrading.

【Notice on macOS】
We have confirmed that input delays occur in the following cases when using macOS.
・Input with Parietal switch when using OrbitalEngine mode
・Input with continuous input

Our investigations are currently underway to resolve the issue. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but please wait for a while more.
04/02/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.2.1" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.2.1" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Function improvements / modifications】
・Fixed the bug of Joystick mode
【Function added】
・Added automatic turning off of LED light when the PC went into sleep mode.

■ Windows version
【Function improvements / modifications】
・Fixed the bug of mouse scrolling

■ Windows version
【Function improvements / modifications】
・The input delay found in the Ver.1.1.5 has been fixed on the “About Orbital2 Core” tab.

The new update can be found on the Setting Screen under the help tab. After clicking the above, restart the application to complete the update.
Please make sure the newest driver has been installed for these updates
27/01/2020
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.2.0" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.2.0" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
【Function improvements / modifications】
・ Fixed the display not to be cut off when placing the indicator on all sides
・ Fixed a bug that the XY reset process was not properly applied when disconnecting and reconnecting the cable of Orbital2 main unit.
・ Partial wording correction
・ Setting> Language menu display bug fixed

【Function added】
・ Change the function of the flat ring
・ LED light will now automatically turn off
・Added a flat ring guide display function on the Joystick mode ・ Added the ability to extend command of the joystick function while the stick is being pushed in any direction.
・Added the feature “Alternate switching between Orbital Engine mode and Joystick mode”

■ Windows version
【Function improvements / modifications】
・The input delay found in the Ver.1.1.5 has been fixed on the “About Orbital2 Core” tab.

The new update can be found on the Setting Screen under the help tab. After clicking the above, restart the application to complete the update.
Please make sure the newest driver has been installed for these updates
24/12/2019
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.1.5" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.1.5" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Common for Windows / Mac
[Function improvements / modifications]
・ Repeat option changed from 6 times to a 10 times as maximum
・ UI change of “Menu settings> startup settings”
・ Optimization of joystick input behavior
・ Optimization of various behaviors

■ Windows version
【Function addition】
・ The update that makes“/, *,-,+,. “ from numeric keypad available for function

Updates can be done in “Check for update…” in the application help. After clicking on the above, restart the application to complete the update.

Please check the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
09/12/2019
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.1.4" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.1.4" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

[Function addition / improvement]
Common (Windows / Mac)
・ Adjust Joystick sensitivity
・ Partial design change of indicator
・ Vulnerability response

Mac only
・Fixed font of indicator

Updates can be done in “Check for update…” in the application help. After clicking on the above, restart the application to complete the update.

Please check the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
08/10/2019
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.1.2" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.1.2" have been released. This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

[Function addition / improvement]
Common (Windows / Mac)
・ Individual registration of program macros and addition of editing functions
・ Improved some UI on the environment page
Mac only
・ Delay function added to program macro

【Bug fixes】
Common (Windows / Mac)
・ Fixed a bug that returned to the initial setting in the environment
・ Fixed a bug that the joystick mode returned to the initial setting after restarting the application
・ Other minor bug fixes
Mac only
・Fixed a bug that some numeric keys ("+", "-" etc.) are not executed.

Updates can be done in “Check for update…” in the application help. After clicking on the above, restart the application to complete the update.

Please check the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
18/09/2019
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.1.1" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.1.1" have been released.
This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE for Windows version
Click HERE for Mac version

■ Correction points
Both Windows / Mac version
+ Improved stability of Orbital2 connection

Updates can be done in “Check for update…” in the application help. After clicking the above, restart the application to complete the update.

Please check the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
12/09/2019
"Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.1.0" and "Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.1.0" have been released.
This application can be downloaded from the following URL.
Click HERE. for Windows version
Click HERE. for Mac version

■ Correction points
Both Windows / Mac version
+ Added function of registration and execution continuous key to program macro
+ UI change and stability improvement of set profile change function
+ Fixed some bugs in modifier key and general key long press function
+ Added "Separator" and "Cancel" into list menu
+ Added the function to keep pressing the OrbitalEngine switch.
+ Application optimization
Mac version
+ Fixed a bug that underline is displayed directly under the menu bar in macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Updates can be done in “Check for update…” in the application help. After clicking the above, restart the application to complete the update.

Please check the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
04/09/2019
We release “Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.0.3” “Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.0.3”, both available from URL.
Window version is HERE.
Mac version is HERE.

■ Adjusting / Correcting Points
+ Add a turn-off function and a gradation function of "Glow Ring".
+ Performance tuning of the application.
+ Improvement of the usability

Updates can be done in “Check for update…” in the application help. After clicking the above, restart the application to complete the update.

Please check the version name in "About Orbital2 Core" in the Help.
06/08/2019
We release “Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.0.2” “Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.0.2”, both available from URL.
Window version is HERE.
Mac version is HERE.

■ Adjusting / Correcting Points
+ Correcting the problem with not rotating in right direction of configuration.
+ Correcting the problems with error occurrence at start up period.

Update can be available in "Check for update…" in help of the application. Just click above and reboot, update will be completed automatically.

Please confirm the version name listed in "About Orbital2 Core" in help of the application.
25/07/2019
We release “Orbital2 Core for Windows Ver.1.0.0” “Orbital2 Core for Mac Ver.1.0.0”, both available from URL.
Window version is HERE.
Mac version is HERE.

Point of change
+ Functions in popup windows move to menu bar (Mac) and task tray (windows)
+ Recommended OS and operability confirmed OS (*1)
+ Change extension key under creating profiles (*2)

Add new function
+Released English application version
+Add program macro function including modifier key
+Add central button click function in mouse mode
+Add joy stick slide adjustment function
+Add switch sensitivity adjustment function
+Add repeat option and delay function
+Add availability of Arrow key
Please see product instruction here

*1 Due to end of Microsoft support Windows 7, windows 7 is not listed recommended OS, operability confirmed OS from this application.
*2 Profiles created by previous application does not work.