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cFosSpeed checks every 2 days if there is program news. If there is, it displays the mail symbol in the status window and opens this web page when clicked. This feature is on by default. If you are not interested in program news, you can turn it off in the context menu under "Options".

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We will post news only a few times per year.

cFosSpeed news policy

Because reaching people via mail becomes more and more difficult and the social networks become more and more widespread, we decided to use Twitter as our short time news service. If there is something new, for example a new cFosSpeed beta version, we will post that on Twitter. At the most we will post only a few times per week. Therefore if you don't already have a Twitter account, please create one and follow @cFosSoftware to get the latest news. You can then conveniently let the cFos Notifier check for our news on Twitter.

We also implemented a news notification in cFosSpeed. When there are very important news available (only a few times per year), like new cFosSpeed release versions, we will update the cFosSpeed news page. As of cFosSpeed v7.01 build 1921, the status windows will display a new symbol and open the cFosSpeed news page, when you click it.

June 29th, 2016

Bug fix
Fixed bug in expand_rwin feature for IPv6 against servers that don't support window scaling. Many thanks to Thomas Adamczyk for his help.

DNS queries reduced
DNS names are not stored if the query returns an error. This should reduce periodic DNS queries quite a bit.

September 12th, 2015

Added Ping Statistics
cFosSpeed can now display a history of the ping times of the last 5 minutes. This feature is especially useful for gamers who want to diagnose the cause of lag. After a lag experience, you can now conveniently open the ping statistics graph and determine if the lag came from your end of the line or at a remote location, like the game server or some router in between.

Added support for UPnP capable routers
cFosSpeed can now determine the line speed and the maximum line speed by querying the gateway (router) to the Internet. It supports the functionionality of the UPnP Forum's Internet Gateway Device specification as well as the specification of the DSL Forum. So both types of UPnP routers can help to speed up the line calibration in cFosSpeed. We therefore recommend users turn on UPnP in their routers.

January 26th, 2015

Ping times

Ping times with and without Traffic Shaping on a 50MBit VDSL connection with 4 uploads and 2 downloads.
cFosSpeed 10 is now available for Windows 10.

January 12th, 2015

Softpedia page shot

cFosSpeed is Softpedia's top pick. Good review of what cFosSpeed does and what it does not.

April 29th, 2014

The new cFosSpeed release v9.60 now comes with full IPv6 support and Phone-Skins for your phone or tablet. Watch the status of your connection on your phone or tablet while running game and other fullscreen apps on your PC. Also start the current connections dialogs on your phone or tablet to monitor and prioritize your connections in real-time.

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Learn more: phone-skins.htm

February 10th, 2014

cFosSpeed v9.05 beta build 2090 and higher can now display the status window on your phone or tablet .

January 29th, 2013

New: cFosSpeed v9.0 now with smarter prioritization!

  • The new light and heavy traffic classification allows prioritization regardless of the L7 protocol.
  • New prioritization for re-used HTTP connections.
  • Better detection of game and other light traffic for unknown protocols. Also improved classification of bulk traffic.

January 7th, 2013

Winter Sale from January 7th to January 21st, 2013.
All products 30% off for non-commercial users.

Bundle-Sale : cFosSpeed + cFos Personal Net bundle for only 19,90 Euro .

Extended until January 28th - Thanks to your overwhelming support!

October 31st, 2012

Laaag! How about using cFosSpeed to produce *lag* for a change? This can be easily accomplished with the cFosSpeed class delay management, a feature which is normally used to improve prioritization of the different data streams. Copy both batch files lag.bat and nolag.bat into your cFosSpeed installation directory (where spd.exe is located). Then you can increase the delay by 200 msec by running lag.bat . You can reverse the effect by running nolag.bat .

Happy Halloween!

One technical note: When increasing the lag you will notice that line speed is not the only important factor. Surfing the web etc. can also become slow if the delay is too high.

September 20th, 2012

With the release of the cFos WMI Monitor we offer a special price for the cFosSpeed + cFos Personal Net bundle.

Until October 9th:
(Sale ended)

July 6th, 2012

Until August 7th (Release of version 1.0):
(Sale ended)

March 26th, 2012

Apply for the cFosSpeed RWIN-Expansion Award 2012 now!
Win one of 100 free cFosSpeed lifetime licenses.

January 12th , 2012

Winter-Sale from January 16th to January 31th, 2012. All products 30% off for non-commercial users.

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