Axure RP 8 Release History

Version (PC & Mac)

May 11, 2022
– Fixed crop and slice affecting the wrong portion of images on MacOS 11 and 12
– Fixed preserve corners causing images to scramble on MacOS 11 and 12

Version (PC & Mac)

January 26, 2022
– Fixed long click event firing on disabled widgets in the HTML
– Fixed time, date, and month text fields storing input as hint text in the HTML
– Fixed issue preventing typing into a date text field with hint style in the HTML

Version (Mac)

January 18, 2021
– Fixed red square appearing on the canvas on MacOS Big Sur

Version (PC & Mac)

November 9, 2020
– Fixed widgets disappearing when scrolling or zooming on MacOS Big Sur
– Fixed preview issue on MacOS Big Sur when page names contain non-Latin alphabet characters

Version (PC & Mac)

April 23, 2020
– Fixed UI fields showing a dark background color when dark mode is enabled on MacOS
– Fixed rendering issues when scrolling the Properties pane on Mac
– Fixed repeater filters not working with smart quotes enabled on Mac

Version (PC & Mac)

April 16, 2020
– Fixed an issue causing upgraded Team license keys to expire. If you are using the Team edition with a license key, please update.
– Fixed rendering issues when scrolling long droplists on Mac

Version (PC & Mac)

July 24, 2019
– Manage Servers dialog can connect to Axure Cloud for Business
– Improved memory usage on Mac
– Fixed issues launching Axure RP 8 on macOS 10.15
– Fixed a hard crash when scrolling through long widget or page lists on Mac
– Fixed issues detecting proxy auto-config (.pac) files on Mac

Version (PC & Mac)

January 17, 2019
– Fixed issues using the autoupdater
– Updates to licensing check

Version (PC & Mac)

November 15, 2018
– Fixed an issue loading default libraries

Version (PC & Mac)

August 31, 2018
– Fixed an issue collapsing objects in the Outline pane
– Fixed some SVG conversion issues
– Fixed some issues pasting shapes from the Sketch plugin

Version (PC & Mac)

June 11, 2018
– Fixed using .pac file for proxy on OS X 10.13
– Fixed issue with popups on secondary scaled displays after Win 10 update
– Fixed some errors with Sketch plugin
– Fixed some issues rendering shapes
– Fixed some notes not saving properly
– Fixed error with newlines in text links
– Fixed error applying some Interaction Style properties to widgets containing text links
– Fixed error using header context menu in grouped tables
– Fixed error finding text on widget note within a group
– Fixed focus errors on repeater datasets and Global Variables dialog
– Fixed some issues with AV screenshots in Word Documentation
– Fixed error checking in new generators for team projects on Mac
– Fixed setting size of some custom shapes in HTML

Version (PC & Mac)

February 6, 2018
– Added link to previously generated Axure Share project
– Added link to auto generated Axure Share Team projects
– Fixed some memory issues
– Fixed occasional dead click on macOS 10.13
– Fixed authentication for proxies requiring credentials on Mac
– Fixed launching Edge browser after Generate HTML Files
– Fixed showing new pages in “checked out by me” team filter
– Fixed freeze starting some text edits
– Fixed inconsistent clicking on border width and line style buttons
– Fixed occasional error navigating to pages with complex Snapshot structures
– Fixed possible error after pan/zoom on Snapshot
– Fixed turning overridden Bold off through text edit
– Fixed error undoing a deleted Master convert
– Fixed error from previewing multiple instances of Master in same Group
– Fixed error tabbing with only hidden from view Widgets
– Fixed error undoing resize of locked Custom Shape
– Fixed error sizing down stacked rectangle with corner radius
– Fixed print to PDF on Windows with altered images
– Fixed error printing with no selected pages
– Fixed some issues from text links in bad states
– Fixed conversion of left speech bubble from earlier versions
– Fixed Placeholder clipping
– Fixed error from Shapes imported from Sketch
– Fixed issues with Regenerate Current Page to HTML
– Fixed location in Preview after multiple nudges
– Fixed some line spacing in HTML
– Fixed single key press on empty password textbox with hint style
– Fixed parsing some HTML in certain set text actions
– Fixed footnote location on Text Links in HTML
– Fixed issue with images in IxStyles in Repeaters in HTML
– Reverted fix normalizing fonts to multiples of 100 for HTML
– Reverted a fix for slow image loading with color profiles (caused other issues)
– Fixed some issues logging into accounts (Enterprise)
– Avoid 417 Expectation Failed for Enterprise servers
– Fixed some HTML generation errors
– Fixed some errors from legacy files
– Fixed some common minor bug reports from edits
– Many minor UI fixes

Version (PC & Mac)

November 10, 2017
– Updated Icon library and added categories
– Fixed macOS 10.13 multiple dock icons
– Fixed macOS 10.13 shift scrolling
– Fixed some issues with proxy and startup
– Fixed duplicating a Panel State containing a Repeater
– Fixed error opening Widget Style Manager with no pages open
– Fixed some AVs not matching from imported libraries
– Fixed some issues converting SVG to shape
– Fixed some shapes copied from Sketch incorrectly combining
– Fixed adding and loading bullets on blank text
– Fixed error resizing table with Text Link
– Fixed error from ‘\n’ somehow getting into a Text Link
– Fixed Toggle Left/Right toolbar buttons when in overflow
– Fixed an error generating Spec with legacy DPs
– Fixed pen tool potentially overwriting Shape style
– Fixes for Font Weight on Mac
– Fixes for live editing previews
– Fixed some images not rendering in the HTML
– Fixed error pushing some edge combinations of Widgets in HTML
– Fixed js error enabling a Group with Unplaced Widgets in HTML
– Fixed alignment of Checkbox and Radio Button in HTML
– Fixed selected styling of Widgets in Repeaters in HTML
– Fixed issues with images in Repeaters
– Fixed autosizing in non-refreshed Repeaters
– Fixed some improper wrapping in Tree Widgets

Version (PC & Mac)

August 24, 2017

– Axure Share Team projects updates: clearer and more accurate team status of pages and masters shown in panes, including information about which user has a checkout; new team operations menu for pages and masters (non-SVN, 8.0 compatible)
– You can do arithmetic in numerical entry fields and can shift-arrow to increment/decrement 10px
– New widgets in Flow library
– Previewing for widget and page style changes while editing
– Added global spellcheck on Mac, improved inline spellcheck on Mac, improved spell check dialog on Windows
– Droplist widget “add many” button changed to “edit many” (includes your existing options)
– In the HTML, “Highlight interactive” includes widgets in groups when the group has interactivity
– Updated Alt menu shortcuts for Windows version
– Search fields in panes have buttons to clear entries
– See your account profile in the toolbar’s account features
– Use web fonts in snapshots on Axure Share
– Guides and slice marks stay small when zooming in
– API updated to include font typeface, weight, style, stretch; fixes for bold and italics
– Easier updating (after this one)
– General optimizations and speed improvements including: HTML generation, HTML, preview, widget selection in editor,
undo/redo, tables, resizing, adaptive views, switching adaptive views, startup, SVG, memory use, team projects get/send changes, nudge or increment widget values, loading/creating files, widget text, styles, page/dp state switching, page opening, text editing, push/pull
– Repeater optimizations (and bug fixes) including: dataset editing, limited size of mouseover thumbnail image, better sorting of blank cells
– SVG import fixes including: better handling from Sketch (preserve name/text alignment/etc), preserve font and typeface, handle embedded images, better conversion of lines
– Copy from Adobe Illustrator CS, Adobe Illustrator CC and paste into RP
– Convert to Vector Shape fixes including: multiple lines of text becoming one paragraph instead of separate lines, text line spacing, preserve layers, internationalization, entities
– Vector shape bug fixes including: corners, outlines, bracket shape, arrowheads, rotation, control points, editing errors, big widgets, uniting lines, dashed lines, opacity, resizing
– Masters fixes including: OnWindowScrollUp and OnWindowScrollDown in masters
– HTML fixes including: mouseover styling, javascript errors, widget notes, move action, line spacing, animations (flip/slide/dynamic panel resize), removed extra invisible border padding on tables/trees/menus, scroll to widget with animation in dynamic panel, set opacity on already-transparent widgets, hide radio/check with animation, inline frame borders in adaptive views, hide after “wait” animation in Firefox, rotate action, show in sidebar the notes on widgets in a repeater, group location/size
– HTML bug fixes on mobile including: double-clicks and disabled, file loading, optimization for groups
– Editor bug fixes including: groups, slice, styles, zoom/scroll, interactions, legacy file fixes, adaptive views and raised events in libraries, fuzzy icons in toolbar, guides on zoom, undo/redo, z-index reordering after undo/redo, Surface Pro 4, sketchy on small shapes, dynamic panel opacity, text links in adaptive views, snapshot ix, repeater interactions in snapshots, snap to guides includes all guide types, snap to guides in dynamic panels, guide location in dp after moving dp, speech bubble widget, nudge in toolbar for multiselection, changing zoom level with scroll, footnotes on unplaced widgets, repeating background images, images with color profiles causing lagging loading/scrolling in libraries pane, duplicated “lock to location” masters can be added to the same page, opening preview when choosing Safari browser on some OS versions, – Word specification fixes including: disabled style in spec, adaptive view text styling in spec, creating new word spec template opens the new template, fixed opening the template when editing it
– Accounts fixes including: subscription users after changing password

Version (PC & Mac)

May 1, 2017
– Fixed issue dragging horizontal and vertical guides at the same time
– Fixed line spacing in HTML for text with multiple text sizes
– Fixed some lines extended past line ends
– Fixed some fuzziness for Widgets with shadow on Mac
– Fixed display cursor rendering correctly in a couple spots
– Fixed error closing in full-screen mode on macOS 10.12
– Fixed opening some links on macOS 10.12
– Fixed some instances of blurry text while editing on Mac
– Fixed non left/top aligned background images in editor on Mac
– Fixed some instances of errors from Unplaced Masters

Version (PC & Mac)

March 31, 2017

– Optimized editing, adding, moving Widgets
– Optimized rendering and invalidation
– Optimized selection
– Optimized switching to Axure
– Optimized large tables
– Optimized generated HTML

– Convert SVGs into Shapes
– Previewing area selection
– Made Mac scrolling smoother
– Show Guide locations in Ruler

– Fixed macOS 10.12 Touch Bar error waking from sleep
– Fixed a crash on specific Windows machines using dropper to select text color
– Fixed an occasional crash waking on PC with multiple instances open
– Fixed issue with ‘~’ in email address for logins
– Fixed issues pasting from new Adobe Illustrator versions
– Fixed text caret rendering in Feedback dialog
– Fixed error dragging image with special characters in name
– Fixed “”Fit diagram to single sheet”” print option on PC
– Fixed printing with margins cutting elements
– Fixed invalidation issues previewing/editing shadows
– Fixed scrolling after renaming page or Master
– Fixed error adding state to collapsed Dynamic Panel
– Fixed error with missing Master from legacy files
– Fixed pixel shifts from legacy files
– Fixed Widgets not updating size after using “”Replace All””
– Fixed undo after switching Inspector tabs
– Fixed extreme lag choosing color dropper on some Win setups
– Fixed reverting styling when clicking in front of text
– Fixed style overriding when hitting Enter to select new style
– Fixed style when copying Widget from an Adaptive View
– Fixed resizing issues on tables, menus and trees
– Fixed not allowing adding variables in team
– Fixed Repeater OnItemLoad when exporting to image
– Fixed bad image paths on Repeaters with many images
– Fixed more legacy, loading and generating errors

– Fixed reusing logo image in pages of the file
– Fixed scroll to Widget in DP shown with animation
– Fixed OnFocus firing multiple times when moving Widget in Group
– Fixed double spacing when using .replace
– Fixed text with multiple alignments on paragraphs
– Fixed Repeater border/padding on size changes (FF/IE)
– Fixed OnMouseEnter moving Widget in Group firing multiple times (Edge)
– Many more generated HTML fixes

– Custom Shape fixes (errors, editing, rendering, break apart, bracket, shadow, rotation)
– Connector fixes (naming, editing, arrows, editing, hidden, editing points)
– Group fixes (Ix, slide, resize, empty, delete, undo, paste styling)
– Dynamic Panel fixes (repeater, master, pinned, is over area, order, background)
– Repeater fixes (rendering, editing, radio, group, push/pull, Ix, variables, OnItemLoad)
– Snapshot fixes (Repeater, DPs, Masters, fire event, hide, AV)
– Ix fixes (animation, conditions, fire event, this.text, Group) ”

Version (PC & Mac)

Decemeber 14, 2016

– Fixed printing pages with no text on Win 10″

Version (PC & Mac)

November 18, 2016

– Fixed subtract and exclude transforms”

Version (PC & Mac)

November 11, 2016

– Fixed issue importing Masters from 7.0
– Fixed error switching selection mode while editing Connector text
– Fixed error on small shape with missing border and corner radius
– Fixed error loading Connectors in bad state
– Fixed borders of Inline Frames with no scroll bars
– Fixed setting panel state with OnFocus and OnLostFocus
– Fixed OnMouseOut on a Dynamic Panel with animation”

Version (PC & Mac)

October 27, 2016

– Optimized panel state and page switching
– Optimized text editing and generating
– Optimized js requests for generated HTML
– Optimized Adaptive View switching
– Optimized autosave for backups
– Nicer save dialog for exporting images
– Slice and crop image lines easier to see
– Show file name for save/close on exit
– Show caret in light color when typing on dark Widget

– Fixed Widgets shifting by a pixel on move and resize at zoom
– Fixed crop rectangle resizing at zoom
– Fixed grid when zooming on Mac
– Fixed editing page styles on AVs
– Fixed location of checkout page button
– Fixed sampling colors from external monitor at different DPI
– Fixed some issues editing Repeater data sets
– Fixed issue editing Ix on pages with deeply nested groups
– Fixed error after pasting Show/Hide action in Case Editor
– Fixed error pasting Raise Event action onto non Master Widget
– Fixed error using hot key to enter Connector Pt mode on Group
– Fixed error using Remove from Pages to remove Master in Group
– Fixed freeze and error middle clicking some text boxes
– Fixed dragging a Text Link directly
– Fixed an issue accepting some license keys
– Fixed retaining ASE server after switching licensed versions
– Fixed saving spell check replacements
– Fixed saving undo/redo of Ix edits
– Fixed multiple legacy file loading issues
– Fixed multiple minor UI and invalidation issues and errors

– Fixed fuzzy dotted/dashed lines
– Fixed some form elements for Sketch
– Fixed scrollbars on iFrames
– Fixed some Roboto Thin issues in the HTML
– Fixed same image used on grayscale and regular page
– Fixed Cursor.x for centered HTML pages
– Fixed console issue from resizing center pinned DP
– Fixed area is over for center pinned 100% DPs
– Fixed multiple HTML generation errors

– Repeater fixes (Fit, size, show/hide, push/pull, DP, Snapshot, Group, borders)
– Snapshot fixes (Repeater, DP, Group, Master, AV, Ix, text, “”this””, scroll to, fire)
– Group fixes (hidden, Master, Ix, IE, OnFocus, AV, slide, flip, set size)
– Connector fixes (flow diagram, sketch, spacing, Group, resize, end points)
– Print fixes (background, shadows)
– Spec fixes (footnotes, iFrames, OnPageLoad, OnLoad, Repeater, Masters)”

Version (PC & Mac)

September 28, 2016

– Fixed error clicking Getting Started Tour from Welcome Screen”

Version (PC & Mac)

September 26, 2016

– Fixed issue adding extension keys”

Version (PC & Mac)

September 19, 2016

– Optimized HTML page load
– Optimized Groups in HTML
– Optimized Repeaters in HTML
– Optimized Adaptive Views in HTML
– Optimized switching Dynamic Panel states in editor
– Optimized Group heavy files in editor
– Minor general optimization across editor
– Preview Widgets while editing interactions in the Case Editor
– Preserving image format when imported from drag on Mac
– Selecting a Widget Style only reverts overridden properties
– Cropping bounds defaults to image size

– Fixed needing a restart after bad AxShare upload attempt
– Fixed dragging Widgets behind locked Widgets
– Fixed editing font family for a portion of text
– Fixed editing arrows on sub AVs
– Fixed copy/paste on locked Groups
– Fixed guides disappearing on base view
– Fixed legacy Table alignments
– Fixed issues deleting Widget Styles
– Fixed OnPageLoad in Word Specification
– Fixed page preview after editing Panel State
– Many more rendering, annoyances and error fixes

– Fixed Password Text Field on Android
– Fixed non default states on DPs showing during page load
– Fixed gradual shifting of anchor points on move
– Fixed resizing objects in Groups firing Group OnResize
– Fixed Table resizing inside Group
– Fixed triggering OnMove for slide animation
– Fixed arrow heads on slide animation
– Fixed certain lines with arrows blurry
– Fixed multiple links opening in single new tab in IE
– Made folders more distinguishable in HTML sitemap
– Many more fixes to HTML, Interactions and Widgets

– Repeater fixes (OnItemLoad, copy to AV, images, size, Master)
– Custom Shape fixes (arrows, half circle, pie, shadows, small size)
– Snapshot fixes (DP, Master, Repeater, Shapes, Bring to Front)
– Team Project fixes (upgrading, creation, connection error)
– Connector fixes (routing, moving, groups, end points, optimization)”

Version (PC & Mac)

June 30, 2016

– Optimized Repeater heavy files
– Optimized Group heavy files
– Optimized Sketchy
– Optimized Connectors
– Optimized Team Project updates
– Optimized Grid and Background
– Optimized Dots and Dashes
– Optimized Adaptive View switching
– Optimized selecting and adding Widgets
– Optimized rich text rendering (minor)

– Allow upgrading Team Projects from earlier versions
– Smarter connector editing
– Made object and page previews nicer
– Scroll to Widgets in the editor when selecting in Outline
– Showing many more OnPageLoad actions in the Specification
– Better conversion of nested layers from legacy files
– Unspecified Move To or Set Size values retain current value

– Fixed error starting Axure when using proxy authentication
– Fixed error starting on macOS
– Fixed error in Team Project while in the background
– Fixed autosave turning on in some situations when it shouldn’t
– Fixed hidden Dynamic Panel states showing during load
– Fixed many images increasing file size after import
– Fixed this.x/y on Masters
– Fixed showing context menu of Unplaced Widgets
– Fixed a few footnote location and size problems
– Fixed paste as plain text in notes
– Fixed some rendering on convert and break away edits
– Fixed HTML button rendering in Chrome
– Fixed Hot Spots links in Group triggering Ix and IE background
– Fixed moving Widgets under locked Widgets
– Fixed alignment on legacy Tables
– Fixed hitting enter on font and menu select lists
– Fixed error on Ctrl-C on a Panel State in the Outline
– Fixed clicking, renaming and selecting in Case Editor tree
– Fixed issues from redoing creation of nested Master
– Fixed multiple legacy loading and bad file issues

– Custom Shape fixes (shadow, line, arrows, transforms, borders, adaptive, drop)
– Connector fixes (moving, autosize, pen tool next, conversion errors)
– Group fixes (selection, editing, set size, move, focus, footnotes)
– Snapshot fixes (scroll to, raise event, set size)
– Repeater fixes (hint text, scroll, opacity, panels, padding, borders)
– Style fixes (page, deleted, create, update, padding, alignment, overrides)
– Typeface fixes (duplicate values, Arial Narrow Bold, Helvetica Neue, Roboto, Open Sans, Avenir)
– Team fixes (modified files, large project creation, check in many pages, notes)
– Print fixes (small output, print preview icon)
– Pinned fixes (boundaries, hide/show, 100%, scroll, set size, group)
– Licensing fixes (fixed some keys reading wrong)”

Version (PC & Mac)

May 3, 2016

– Fixed some Dynamic Panel loading errors
– Fixed heavy Dynamic Panel files increasing file size
– Fixed error parsing SVG on older Macs
– Fixed fill on shapes with corner radius and no bottom border”

Version (PC & Mac)

April 26, 2016

– Optimized Adaptive View switching in Axure
– Fixed missing notes on Axure Share
– Fixed syncing Adaptive Views in team projects
– Fixed error getting all changes on newly converted team project
– Fixed saving recently edited notes on Preview
– Fixed changes to nested Masters representing in Preview
– Fixed subtracting a smaller shape from a larger shape
– Fixed sizing a Placeholder down to 1 px
– Fixed complex Custom Shapes causing Adaptive View issue in HTML
– Fixed multiple errors generating complex Custom Shapes
– Fixed legacy conversion issue of Connectors
– Fixed Use Default button in Generate HTML after renaming file
– Licensing/subscription/server fixes”

Version (PC & Mac)

April 14, 2016

Axure RP 8 is now available!


Simplified Environment

  • New Inspector for editing interactions, notes, and style
  • Redesigned toolbars—Consistent across PC and Mac
  • Simplified toolbars across all panes

Widget Libraries

  • Default library has more styled shapes for quick wireframing and markup
  • New Icons library based on Font Awesome

Widget Styles

  • Simplified style system to use a single default style
  • Widgets in built-in libraries are all assigned a style
  • Styles can easily be added and updated from the Inspector


Pen Tool and Custom Shapes

  • New pen tool for drawing custom shapes and icons
  • Shape widgets can be converted to custom shapes
  • Transform custom shapes with flip, unite, subtract, intersect, and exclude operations

Flow Diagrams

  • All shape, image, and snapshot widgets have connector points
  • Connector points are visible only when using the connector tool and your mouse is over the widget
  • Connector points are larger and easier to select
  • Add, remove, and move connector points
  • 24 new line ends
  • Straight and curved connector styles



HTML Sidebar

  • New look and layout
  • New Console — See triggered interactions and variables as you navigate

Actions and Animations

  • New Rotate action to rotate widgets around a point with animation
  • New Set Opacity action
  • Set Size can be applied to shapes, images, hot spots, and form widgets and has anchor options
  • New Set Adaptive View action
  • New Fire Event action to trigger an event on a widget or page
  • Boundaries for Move action
  • Apply simultaneous animations on a widget
  • Flip animation when setting a panel state


  • OnLoad available on all widgets
  • OnRotate added to shapes, images, and hot spots
  • OnSelectedChange, OnSelected, OnUnSelected added to shapes, images, hot spots, checkboxes, radio buttons, and trees
  • OnResize added to dynamic panels, shapes, images, hot spots, and form widgets
  • OnItemResize added to repeaters


  • Add interactions to groups
  • Apply actions to groups
  • Groups are listed in the Outline pane


  • “Fit to content in HTML” setting for varying item sizes
  • Hidden widgets no longer affect the bounds on an item
  • Faster initialization of repeaters in prototype

Form Fields

  • Hint text on text fields and text areas can be hidden after focus or after typing

Adaptive Views

  • Adaptive views enabled on individual pages
  • Base View can be renamed and assigned dimensions




  • Change font, typeface and text color for Widget Notes
  • Filter by footnotes in the Outline
  • Widget Notes are presented in the new HTML sidebar
  • Text formatted as links in the notes are clickable in the HTML

Snapshot Widget

  • Capture an image of a page or master in a widget
  • Scale and adjust the offset of the image
  • Apply actions on the referenced page to change the image

Print Options

  • Set paper size and settings for a file
  • Show print guides on the canvas
  • Multiple print configurations
  • Additional scaling options in configurations
  • Page and master selection in configurations



Team Projects

  • Host team projects on Axure Share
  • Email notifications for team project actions on Axure Share
  • Create widget libraries as team projects
  • Edit styles, variables, and note fields without checking out

Widget Libraries

  • Publish widget libraries to Axure Share
  • Load libraries from Axure Share
  • Host library team projects on Axure Share

Axure Share Enterprise

  • Host Axure Share on your own servers and behind the firewall. Administrators can assign different levels of access to user accounts. Learn more.