Lectora Publisher 12.1 Release Notes

Lectora Publisher Version 12.1  (Lectora Only)

Run this update program to update Lectora Publisher 12.0.2 to 12.1. You will need to have Lectora Publisher 12.0.2 installed prior to running this service pack.


April 22 , 2015


Microsoft Windows

System requirements:

Lectora Publisher 12.0.2

Installation instructions:

  1. Download the Publisher_Update-v12.1.exe file.
  2. Double-click the Publisher_Update-v12.1.exe file.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

This service pack is available for download in the following languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Chinese
  • Brazilian Portuguese

New Features

Publish for offline use “exe and “zip” options:

When publishing for offline use, you can select to create a single zip file of all the offline files or an executable file for distribution.

ReviewLink 2.0:

ReviewLink 2.0 includes a number of new features including:

  • Responsive interface: The ReviewLink site is designed to provide an optimal viewing experience across all devices - from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors.
  • Security enhancements: A number of security improvements were made in this release, specifically as it relates to the resetting and distribution of user passwords.
  • Performance enhancements: Performance enhancements have been included to improve response times for users with a large number of content, reviewers and comments.
  • Improved email reliability:I Updates were made behind the scenes to improve email reliability.
  • Brazilian-Portuguese language:Among the languages that you can change your default setting to is Brazilian-Portuguese.


  • Web Windows now work correctly when the file includes sub-directories.
  • Transparent buttons used with Web Accessibility Settings enabled will no longer cause the buttons to be visible in Run, Preview or when published.
  • Disabled buttons will now appear correctly when viewed on European machines.
  • YouTube videos using the https protocol can now be added successfully.
  • ReviewLink will no longer allow URLs to be accessible without requiring a login.
  • ReviewLink will not allow courses to be indexed.
  • Multiple fixes have been implemented to prevent Lectora from closing unexpectedly, including issues related to:
    • audio objects with missing resource files.
    • publishing a title with an invalid hyperlink.
    • importing PowerPoint (.pptx) files with EMF image files.
    • editing synced events with media.
    • running the Spell Check tool.