Poll Everywhere for macOS releases

A detailed history of all app changes and dates they were released

We are constantly improving our apps with frequent releases, and we encourage you to stay up to date for the best performance. Our apps will update automatically by default, and you can find information about each release here.

2.17.0

Download | Released August 23, 2018 | Technical support link

  • Competitions are now supported!
  • Major performance improvements in presentations with many activities
  • Keep Poll Everywhere slides up to date with the new Sync menu option
  • All activity types can now be inserted with the Insert menu option
  • Fixed a bug in PowerPoint and Keynote that briefly caused the wrong activity to activate when hidden slides are present

2.16.0

Download | Released April 17, 2018 | Technical support link

  • Poll activation improvements

2.15.0

Download | Released March 12, 2018 | Technical support link

  • Add Edit capability
  • Various bug fixes
  • Update app name to “Poll Everywhere”

2.14.0

Download | Released March 1, 2018 | Technical support link

  • Update application and packages to 64-bit

2.13.0

Download | Released January 4, 2018 | Technical support link

  • Various bug fixes

2.12.0

Download | Released October 25, 2017 | Technical support link

  • Performance improvements for high resolution displays and complex monitor arrangements
  • Various bug fixes

2.11.1

Download | Released May 16, 2017 | Technical support link

  • Various bug fixes

2.11.0

Download | Released April 3, 2017 | Technical support link

  • New look and feel
  • Minor bug fixes

2.10.1

Download | Released January 31, 2017 | Technical support link

  • No longer attempt to load URLs from non-LiveSlides
  • Fix a slide insertion failure case

2.10.0

Download | Released December 19, 2016 | Technical support link

  • Insert beautiful placeholders for your polls, with a glimpse of what it will look like when presenting
  • Minor bug fixes

2.9.0

Download | Released October 28, 2016 | Technical support link

  • Insert screenshots of your polls
  • Prevent two copies of the app running at the same time

2.8.0

Download | Released September 21, 2016 | Technical support link

  • Can create clickable image polls
  • Can add photos as backgrounds within viz
  • Improve placeholder detection for the MacBook Air
  • Create the “New” and “Insert” submenus, including inserting a Survey

2.8.1

Download | Released September 21, 2016 | Technical support link

  • Support Keynote 7.0 and OSX Sierra
  • Support http protocol when inserting webpages
  • Polls now insert at the correct index in PowerPoint
  • Slim the app bundle: remove Appscript framework, strip unused architectures from Sparkle and OpenCV frameworks
    • App bundle: 43.4 MB –> 18.6 MB, dmg: 16.5 MB –> 6.6 MB

2.7.4

Download | Released March 24, 2016 | Technical support link

  • Liveslides functionality within the PollEv Presenter app.
  • Forced monitor selection via Help menu.
  • Hidden Slides no longer break functionality.
  • New keyboard shortcuts, cmd+w closes our window when it has keyboard focus, cmd+n opens a new window if they have closed it and the pollev or liveslides apps are active.
  • Better behavior when there’s no internet connection.
  • page up and page down keys properly advance forward or backward.
  • Fix bugs related to keynote and powerpoint running at the same time.
  • Now works with Mavericks!

2.7.3

Download | Released March 18, 2016 | Technical support link

  • Liveslides functionality within the PollEv Presenter app
  • Forced monitor selection via Help menu.
  • We no longer break when hidden slides exist in a deck during a presentation.
  • New keyboard shortcuts, cmd+w closes our window when it has keyboard focus, cmd+n opens a new window if they have closed it and the pollev or liveslides apps are active.
  • Better behavior when there’s no internet connection.
  • page up and page down keys properly advance forward or backward.
  • fix bugs related to keynote and powerpoint running at the same time

2.6.9

Download | Released October 21, 2015 | Technical support link

  • Fixed insert slide for Keynote 6.6
  • Fixed insert slide for slides containing double quotation marks

2.6.7

Download | Released September 4, 2015 | Technical support link

  • Fixed insert slide for Keynote 6.6
  • Fixed insert slide for slides containing double quotation marks

2.6.6

Download | Released September 4, 2015 | Technical support link

  • Fixed copy-paste issues
  • Fixed left and right arrow key use in presentations with animations
  • Fixed El Capitan launch issues
  • Fixed rare crash when entering presentation mode in slideware
  • Added additional verification during insert slide
  • Added show log button within help menu

2.6.0

Download | Released August 14, 2015 | Technical support link

  • Insert slide for Keynote and Powerpoint now supported
  • Insert Slide supports 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios
  • Uses web_presenter for application back end
  • Remove old black application window
  • Fixed eventing issues for polling slides and background application
  • Fixed some imagefind reliability issues
  • Improves logging
  • Faster imagefind
  • Plays well with overlays from Skype, GoToMeeting, and other on-top window applications
  • Update credits

2.3.0

Download | Released May 26, 2015 | Technical support link

  • Upgrade version to 2.3.0

2.2.0

Download | Released April 25, 2015 | Technical support link

  • Improves poll placement speed
  • Improves poll placement accuracy
  • Ignores overlays on top of presentation applications
  • Greatly improved logging for error scenarios
  • Improve imagefind for smaller placeholders

2.1.0

Download | Released December 29, 2014 | Technical support link

  • Now supports Yosemite
  • Support for Keynote 6.5
  • Support for Powerpoint 2008
  • Support for Powerpoint 2011

2.0.0

Download not available | Released August 11, 2014 | Technical support link

  • Mavericks support
  • Support for Keynote 6.5
  • Support for Powerpoint 2008
  • Support for Powerpoint 2011
  • Remove copyfiles for scriptbridge

1.0.0

Download not available | Released April 15, 2014 | Technical support link

  • Initial beta version – standalone mini presenter

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