Pinkie v2.15

Pinkie has been through over three years of continuous development and improvements. The current version is v2.15. This is the latest and greatest as of May 2012. Below are the changes/bug fixes that have been implemented in this version.

  • Added IPv6 support for Ping, DNS, Traceroute, Subnet Calculator & PortScanner
  • Added Bulk DNS lookup
  • Added input validation for IPv4 & IPv6
  • Added option to use Enter key as new line
  • Added option to edit host list
  • Added option to exclude primary hosts
  • Added option to keep main window on top of other screens
  • Added feedback option
  • Added View menu
  • Added delimiters (comma, semi-colon, space, pipe) for new hosts
  • Added input validation for various input controls
  • Added option to show last notification
  • Added keyboard shortcuts
  • Added Tell a Friend feature
  • Added Comment feature
  • Added link to report bug
  • Added link to request feature
  • Added application icons
  • Fixed keyboard bugs for input fields (up, down, left, right, backspace, delete….)
  • Fixed screen flickering on Ping tab
  • Fixed bug in portscanner when using range of ports
  • Fixed bug in pingsweep where resolving/responding host count doesn’t reset
  • Fixed column formatting when export for pingsweep
  • Fixed split distance when restore to default size (F12)
  • Fixed program still runs in the background if it is closed by user X it out
  • Fixed IPv6 logging issues
  • Fixed dropdown boxes
  • Updated software registration/action process
  • Updated system notification protocol & UI
  • Updated application logo

Pinkie v1.85

Pinkie v1.85 was the next major and stable release. It didn’t get another update for about a year and a half later.

  • Added keyboard shortcuts
  • Added support for 64 bit computers
  • Added implementation of RFC 1350 (TFTP Protocol)
  • Added implementation of RFC 1783 (Block Size Negotiation)
  • Added implementation of RFC 1784 (Timeout & Transfer Size Negotiations)
  • Added logging options to include timestamp, packet sequence number and file extention
  • Added icon to indicate host being pinged
  • Added Labels to hostnames
  • Added /notation to subnet mask
  • Added ability to copy PingSweep result to clipboard
  • Added label to show default ports for PortScanner
  • Updated various default setting values and validations
  • Bug fixes for DNS results copy to clipboard
  • Bug fixes for logging ping & trace results to disk
  • Miscellaneous UI bug fixes

Pinkie v1.25

Pinkie v1.17 was followed by v1.25 a short few weeks later.

  • Miscellaneous UI fixes
  • Bug fix for Ping when Stop All Hosts is clicked
  • Bug fixes for PingSweep
  • Bug fixes for DNS lookup when addresses are not resolved & hosts are deleted
  • Copy IP address when it is clicked on in PingSweep tab
  • Optimized PingSweep procedures
  • Encrypted application settings

Pinkie v1.08

This was the first public release for Pinkie:

  • Bug fixes for ping & traceroute
  • Bug fix for reverse DNS lookup
  • Added option start/stop pinging all hosts
  • Added ability to copy to clipboard for ping, traceroute & DNS
  • Added logging option for ping
  • Added logging option for traceroute
  • Added menu bar
  • Added status bar
  • Added features to save & restore window size, location & other options
  • Added Subnet Calculator
  • Added Ping Sweep