Changelog

This is a high-level changelog. Calls out some of the high level features batched by release.

1.17.0 - Jun 2024

What's New in 1.16.1...1.16.3 · Jun 20, 2024 (patch releases)

  • 1.16.3: Anthropic Claude 3.5 Sonnet model support
  • 1.16.2: Improve web downloads, as text, markdwon, or HTML
  • 1.16.2: Proper support for Gemini models
  • 1.16.2: Added the latest Mistral model
  • 1.16.2: Tokenizer support for gpt-4o
  • 1.16.2: Updates to Beam
  • 1.16.1: Support for the new OpenAI GPT-4o 2024-05-13 model

What's New in 1.16.0 · May 9, 2024 · Crystal Clear

  • Beam core and UX improvements based on user feedback
  • Chat cost estimation 💰 (enable it in Labs / hover the token counter)
  • Save/load chat files with Ctrl+S / Ctrl+O on desktop
  • Major enhancements to the Auto-Diagrams tool
  • YouTube Transcriber Persona for chatting with video content, #500
  • Improved formula rendering (LaTeX), and dark-mode diagrams, #508, #520
  • Models update: Anthropic, Groq, Ollama, OpenAI, OpenRouter, Perplexity
  • Code soft-wrap, chat text selection toolbar, 3x faster on Apple silicon, and more #517, 507
  • Developers: update the LLMs data structures

What's New in 1.15.1 · April 10, 2024 (minor release, models support)

  • Support for the newly released Gemini Pro 1.5 models
  • Support for the new OpenAI 2024-04-09 Turbo models
  • Resilience fixes after the large success of 1.15.0

What's New in 1.15.0 · April 1, 2024 · Beam

  • ⚠️ Beam: the multi-model AI chat. find better answers, faster - a game-changer for brainstorming, decision-making, and creativity. #443
  • Managed Deployments Auto-Configuration: simplify the UI mdoels setup with backend-set models. #436
  • Message Starring ⭐: star important messages within chats, to attach them later. #476
  • Enhanced the default Persona
  • Fixes to Gemini models and SVGs, improvements to UI and icons
  • Beast release, over 430 commits, 10,000+ lines changed: release notes, and changes v1.14.1...v1.15.0

What's New in 1.14.1 · March 7, 2024 · Modelmorphic

  • Anthropic Claude-3 model family support. #443
  • New Perplexity and Groq integration (thanks @Penagwin). #407, #427
  • LocalAI deep integration, including support for model galleries
  • Mistral Large and Google Gemini 1.5 support
  • Performance optimizations: runs much faster, saves lots of power, reduces memory usage
  • Enhanced UX with auto-sizing charts, refined search and folder functionalities, perfected scaling
  • And with more UI improvements, documentation, bug fixes (20 tickets), and developer enhancements
  • Release notes, and changes v1.13.1...v1.14.0 (233 commits, 8,000+ lines changed)

What's New in 1.13.0 · Feb 8, 2024 · Multi + Mind

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  • Side-by-Side Split Windows: multitask with parallel conversations. #208
  • Multi-Chat Mode: message everyone, all at once. #388
  • Export tables as CSV: big thanks to @aj47. #392
  • Adjustable text size: customize density. #399
  • Dev2 Persona Technology Preview
  • Better looking chats with improved spacing, fonts, and menus
  • More: new video player, LM Studio tutorial (thanks @aj47), MongoDB support (thanks @ranfysvalle02), and speedups

What's New in 1.12.0 · Jan 26, 2024 · AGI Hotline

https://github.com/enricoros/big-AGI/assets/32999/95ceb03c-945d-4fdd-9a9f-3317beb54f3f

  • Voice Calls: real-time voice call your personas out of the blue or in relation to a chat #354
  • Support OpenAI 0125 Models. #364
  • Rename or Auto-Rename chats. #222, #360
  • More control over Link Sharing #356
  • Accessibility to screen readers #358
  • Export chats to Markdown #337
  • Paste tables from Excel #286
  • Ollama model updates and context window detection fixes #309

What's New in 1.11.0 · Jan 16, 2024 · Singularity

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  • Find chats: search in titles and content, with frequency ranking. #329
  • Commands: command auto-completion (type '/'). #327
  • Together AI inference platform support (good speed and newer models). #346
  • Persona Creator history, deletion, custom creation, fix llm API timeouts
  • Enable adding up to five custom OpenAI-compatible endpoints
  • Developer enhancements: new 'Actiles' framework

What's New in 1.10.0 · Jan 6, 2024 · The Year of AGI

  • New UI: for both desktop and mobile, sets the stage for future scale. #201
  • Conversation Folders: enhanced conversation organization. #321
  • LM Studio support and improved token management
  • Resizable panes in split-screen conversations.
  • Large performance optimizations
  • Developer enhancements: new UI framework, updated documentation for proxy settings on browserless/docker

What's New in 1.9.0 · Dec 28, 2023 · Creative Horizons

  • DALL·E 3 integration for enhanced image generation. #212
  • Perfect scrolling mechanics across devices. #304
  • Persona creation now supports text input. #287
  • Openrouter updates for better model management and rate limit handling
  • Image drawing UX improvements
  • Layout fix for Firefox users
  • Developer enhancements: Text2Image subsystem, Optima layout, ScrollToBottom library, Panes library, and Llms subsystem updates.

What's New in 1.8.0 · Dec 20, 2023 · To The Moon And Back

  • Google Gemini Support: Use the newest Google models. #275
  • Mistral Platform: Mixtral and future models support. #273
  • Diagram Instructions. Thanks to @joriskalz! #280
  • Ollama Chats: Enhanced chatting experience. #270
  • Mac Shortcuts Fix: Improved UX on Mac
  • Single-Tab Mode: Data integrity with single window. #268
  • Updated Models: Latest Ollama (v0.1.17) and OpenRouter models
  • Official Downloads: Easy access to the latest big-AGI on big-AGI.com
  • For developers: troubleshot networking, fixed Vercel deployment, cleaned up the LLMs/Streaming framework

What's New in 1.7.0 · Dec 11, 2023 · Attachment Theory

  • Attachments System Overhaul: Drag, paste, link, snap, text, images, PDFs and more. #251
  • Desktop Webcam Capture: Image capture now available as Labs feature. #253
  • Independent Browsing: Full browsing support with Browserless. Learn More
  • Overheat LLMs: Push the creativity with higher LLM temperatures. #256
  • Model Options Shortcut: Quick adjust with Ctrl+Shift+O
  • Optimized Voice Input and Performance
  • Latest Ollama and Oobabooga models
  • For developers: Password Protection: HTTP Basic Auth. Learn How

What's New in 1.6.0 - Nov 28, 2023 · Surf's Up

  • Web Browsing: Download web pages within chats - browsing guide
  • Branching Discussions: Create new conversations from any message
  • Keyboard Navigation: Swift chat navigation with new shortcuts (e.g. ctrl+alt+left/right)
  • Performance Boost: Faster rendering for a smoother experience
  • UI Enhancements: Refined interface based on user feedback
  • New Features: Anthropic Claude 2.1, /help command, and Flattener tool
  • For Developers: Code quality upgrades and snackbar notifications

What's New in 1.5.0 - Nov 19, 2023 · Loaded

  • Continued Voice: Engage with hands-free interaction for a seamless experience
  • Visualization Tool: Create data representations with our new visualization capabilities
  • Ollama Local Models: Leverage local models support with our comprehensive guide
  • Text Tools: Enjoy tools including highlight differences to refine your content
  • Mermaid Diagramming: Render complex diagrams with our Mermaid language support
  • OpenAI 1106 Chat Models: Experience the cutting-edge capabilities of the latest OpenAI models
  • SDXL Support: Enhance your image generation with SDXL support for Prodia
  • Cloudflare OpenAI API Gateway: Integrate with Cloudflare for a robust API gateway
  • Helicone for Anthropic: Utilize Helicone's tools for Anthropic models

For Developers:

1.4.0: Sept/Oct: scale OUT

  • Expanded Model Support: Azure and OpenRouter models, including gpt-4-32k
  • Share and clone conversations with public links
  • Removed the 20 chats hard limit (Ashesh3)
  • Latex Rendering
  • Augmented Chat modes (Labs)

July/Aug: More Better Faster

  • Camera OCR - real-world AI - take a picture of a text, and chat with it
  • Anthropic models support, e.g. Claude
  • Backup/Restore - save chats, and restore them later
  • Local model support with Oobabooga server - run your own LLMs!
  • Flatten conversations - conversations summarizer with 4 modes
  • Fork conversations - create a new chat, to try with different endings
  • New commands: /s to add a System message, and /a for an Assistant message
  • New Chat modes: Write-only - just appends the message, without assistant response
  • Fix STOP generation - in sync with the Vercel team to fix a long-standing NextJS issue
  • Fixes on the HTML block - particularly useful to see error pages

June: scale UP

  • New OpenAI Models support - 0613 models, including 16k and 32k
  • Cleaner UI - with rationalized Settings, Modals, and Configurators
  • Dynamic Models Configurator - easy connection with different model vendors
  • Multiple Model Vendors Support framework to support many LLM vendors
  • Per-model Options (temperature, tokens, etc.) for fine-tuning AI behavior to your needs
  • Support for GPT-4-32k
  • Improved Dialogs and Messages
  • Much Enhanced DX: TRPC integration, modularization, pluggable UI, etc

April / May: more #big-agi-energy

March: first release

  • AI Personas - including Code, Science, Corporate, and Chat 🎭
  • Privacy: user-owned API keys 🔑 and localStorage 🛡️
  • Context - Attach or Drag & Drop files to add them to the prompt 📁
  • Syntax highlighting - for multiple languages 🌈
  • Code Execution: Sandpack - now on branch variant-code-execution
  • Chat with GPT-4 and 3.5 Turbo 🧠💨
  • Real-time streaming of AI responses ⚡
  • Voice Input 🎙️ - works great on Chrome / Windows
  • Integration: Paste.gg integration for chat sharing 📥
  • Integration: Helicone integration for API observability 📊
  • 🌙 Dark model - Wide mode ⛶