BLACKLIGHT 2018 R1.1

RELEASE NOTES

MARCH 20TH, 2018

 

 

Thank you for using BlackBag Technologies products.

 

The Release Notes for this version include important information about new features and improvements made to BlackLight. In addition, this document contains supported versions and system requirements. While this information is complete at time of release, the information below is subject to change without notice and is provided for informational purposes only.

 

SUMMARY

 

This update to our BlackLight 2018 R1.1 release continues to improve our APFS support.  For encrypted APFS devices which were upgraded from the older CoreStorage logical volume container format, decryption improvements have been made.  As we continue to learn more about the APFS internals we will continue to provide updates quickly so customers can handle the rapidly increasing number of devices with this file system.

 

 

RESOLVED ISSUES

 

BL-12881

Upgraded case files that were not displaying file content will now function properly

BL-12856

The diskprocessor will complete properly on APFS volumes where it previously continuously restarted

BL-12855

Added ability to unlock APFS FV2 images where multiple user encryption profiles are present

BL-12629

When processing Mac images on Windows machines, Mail Parsing now complete properly 

 

 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

 

OPERATING SYSTEM SPECIFICATION

Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11) or higher / Windows 7 or higher

COMPATIBILITY

BlackLight runs on Intel® based systems only
BlackLight requires the following additional software:
• iTunes 12.6 or higher
• QuickTime 7.6.9 or higher for Mac, and Windows Media Player 12 for Windows

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11) or Windows 7
• 2.6 GHz Intel Dual Core i5
• 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3
• 5GB of Disk Space (installation only)
• 1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution

OPTIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• MacOS Sierra (10.12.5) or Windows 10
• 3.1 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5 or better
• 16 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
• 5GB of Disk Space (installation only)
• 1680 x 1050 or higher screen resolution


*Note: For Windows systems, BlackLight uses whatever the default app may be for playing media files. Windows Media Player 12 is recommended. If Windows examiners do not have QuickTime installed and they wish to play certain file types such as .AMR files (voicemail, etc.) they will need to install some non-default codecs, following the instructions found here: 
http://shark007.net/win8codecs.html

 

SUPPORTED DEVICES

 

IOS

·       iPhone 3G and newer with iOS 4.0 to 11.2

·       All iPads with iOS 4.0 to 11.2

·       iPod Touch 2G and newer with iOS 4.0 to 11.2



ANDROID

·       Devices running Android 4.0.4 to 8.0

·       Devices manufactured by: Samsung, Motorola, HTC, LG, Google Nexus

 

SUPPORT   

 

If you need support, we are here to help.

 

Please use the form at https://www.blackbagtech.com/support.html to submit your request for support and someone for our technical support will respond.