InVision is committed to continually improving Freehand and your InVision V7 experience by regularly implementing new features with each release. You'll find our latest Freehand and InVision V7 release notes below.
June 24th, 2022
Increased password complexity in public links
We have increased password complexity in password-protected public links for prototypes and freehands.
June 7th, 2022
Sharing Freehand templates with people outside your team
You can now use share links to share Freehand templates with other users, including those not part of your team.
Learn more here: Sharing a Freehand template.
Version history in Spaces
You can now view and revert to a previous version of a space using Version history.
Learn more here: Version history in Spaces.
June 3rd, 2022
Hyperlinks in Freehand
You can now insert hyperlinks in Freehand by selecting the text you want to hyperlink and typing
Command + V (on Mac) or
Ctrl + V (on Windows) to paste the URL.
Learn more here: Freehand tools.
May 31st, 2022
Enhanced Freehand app for Zoom experience
You can now use the Freehand app for Zoom together with Collaborate mode, which allows you to share your freehands immediately with all call participants.
We’ve also improved the sign in process so you don’t need to sign in to your InVision account each time you want to use the Freehand app in a new Zoom meeting.
Learn more here: Freehand app for Zoom.
May 30th, 2022
Introducing the Azure DevOps add-on
With the Azure DevOps add-on for Freehand, you can combine Azure DevOps and Freehand to make project planning more inclusive and engaging. You can import Azure work items to Freehand and create Azure work items directly from cards and sticky notes.
Learn more here: Project planning in Freehand with the Azure DevOps add-on.
May 27th, 2022
New keyboard shortcuts in the Adobe XD add-on
We've added a few keyboard shortcuts to the Adobe XD add-on to streamline your work in Freehand.
Learn more here: Importing an Adobe XD design into Freehand.
New keyboard shortcuts in the Figma add-on
We've added a few keyboard shortcuts to the Figma add-on to streamline your work in Freehand.
Learn more here: Embedding Figma designs in Freehand.
May 25th, 2022
Enhanced audit log experience for InVision V7 Enterprise accounts
The audit log for Enterprise accounts allows managers, admins, and owners of V7 Enterprise teams to view key member activity, and it includes advanced search and filtering options.
May 17th, 2022
New experience creating groups and spaces from the Home sidebar
You can now create groups and spaces directly from the Home page sidebar using the +New button.
Enhanced ‘Create a space’ modal
The new and enhanced ‘Create a space‘ modal makes it easier to create your spaces and start collaborating with your team quickly.
Learn more here: Spaces in InVision V7.
May 13th, 2022
Saving custom Freehand templates as drafts
You can now save your custom template as a draft and publish it at a later time.
Learn more here: Freehand templates.
Sharing Freehand templates
You can now easily share Freehand templates with other team members using a share link.
Learn more here: Freehand templates.
May 4th, 2022
Introducing the Giphy add-on
You can now quickly add Giphy GIFs to your freehands, making any meeting and collaborative session fun and engaging.
Learn more here: Adding Giphy GIFs to Freehand.
April 27th, 2022
Introducing the Inspect add-on
Simplify the design-to-development process with Inspect in Freehand. Drive efficient and productive hand-off meetings between designers and developers, providing access to measurements, colors, assets, and code for your designs.
Learn more here: Inspecting design screens in Freehand.
April 22nd, 2022
Embedding an InVision prototype in Freehand
When embedding an InVision prototype into Freehand, you can now choose to either embed the entire prototype on the Freehand canvas or select and import specific screens.
Learn more here: Embedding an InVision Prototype in Freehand.
April 21st, 2022
Comments and reactions tied to objects in Freehand
You can now tie comments and reactions to specific elements in the freehand canvas, keeping them tied to the objects, even if those objects move. To add a new comment or reaction tied to a particular element in the canvas, hover over that specific element so it's highlighted, and click on it.
Learn more about comments and reactions here: Freehand tools.
April 20th, 2022
Introducing the Embed tool
With the Embed tool in Freehand, you can quickly add different types of content to your freehand to share all the resources and context that your team needs.
You can embed content from Adobe XD, Coda, Figma, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Loom, Microsoft 365, Mode, SketchFab, Spotify, Vimeo, and YouTube.
Learn more here: Embedding your content in Freehand.
April 18th, 2022
New diagramming experience
You can now choose one of the four fixed connectors as starting and ending points of the connector (left, right, top, or bottom of the shapes).
You can also create connected shapes quickly by dropping the end of a new connector on the freehand canvas. This will open a menu that will allow you to create a new shape at the end of the connector.
Additionally, you can now create a connector by typing
L on your keyboard.
Learn more here: Diagramming in Freehand.
April 11th, 2022
Improved Sections in Spaces experience
You can now drag and drop sections in your space sidebar to reorder them and tell the story of your space. You can also create new sections from sections headers.
Learn more here: Adding sections to spaces.
April 7th, 2022
Sharing a freehand with external users for a limited period of time
You can now share a freehand with external users (Visitors) for a limited period of time of 48 hours.
Learn more here: Sharing a Freehand.
April 6th, 2022
Introducing the Microsoft 365 add-on
Use the Microsoft 365 add-on to embed Microsoft 365 documents directly into your freehand so your entire team can review them and provide feedback.
Learn more here: Embedding Microsoft 365 documents in Freehand.
YouTube add-on update
You can now easily play a YouTube video embedded in Freehand by clicking the embedded video.
Learn more here: Embedding videos in Freehand.
April 5th, 2022
Introducing the Freehand app for Zoom
With the Freehand app for Zoom, you can easily jump into a freehand and collaborate with your team during your Zoom calls. You and your team can share existing or new freehands during your meetings, all without leaving the Zoom window.
Learn more here: Freehand app for Zoom.
April 1st, 2022
Jira Data Center in Freehand
If you’re using Jira Data Center, you can now import Jira issues to Freehand and create Jira issues directly from sticky notes and cards.
Learn more here: Project planning in Freehand with the Jira add-on.
Multi-select hotspots and bulk actions
You can now select multiple hotspots in a screen of your prototype to move them or delete them at once.
Learn more here: Adding interactive hotspots to InVision V7 prototypes.
March 23rd, 2022
Introducing the Freehand app for Webex
The Freehand app for Webex allows you to easily share freehands and collaborate with stakeholders during your Webex meetings. Make meetings a time for connection, inspiration, and productivity.
Learn more here: Freehand app for Webex.
March 14th, 2022
You can use placeholder frames to make your freehand templates easily customizable and improve asynchronous collaboration with your team.
Learn more here: Frames in Freehand
March 10th, 2022
New prototype configuration panels
You can customize your prototype screens individually or globally with the new configuration panels in InVision V7. Use the Global Appearance settings to update all the screens in a prototype and the Custom Appearance settings in Build mode to customize specific screens.
Learn more here: Prototype and screen settings in InVision V7.
March 3rd, 2022
New functionalities in the Jira add-on for Freehand
We’ve added new functionalities to the Jira add-on for Freehand! You can now create Jira issues from cards and change the color of the top border of the Jira cards to help you organize tasks and ideas.
You can also search for Jira issues when importing them into Freehand and search for Jira cards on your canvas.
Additionally, once you've used the Jira add-on and chosen a Jira site and project, you'll see that site and project selected as default the next time you use the Jira add-on.
Learn more here: Jira Cloud for Freehand.
February 17th, 2022
Lists in Freehand
You can now use bulleted and numbered lists to organize your content in Freehand. Learn more here: Freehand tools.
February 15th, 2022
Cards and boards in Freehand
With cards and boards, you can structure and organize your project in Freehand. Use cards to capture ideas, tasks, goals, etc., and boards to organize your cards in columns. Learn more here: Cards and boards in Freehand.
Snapping in Freehand
You can now align objects with neighboring elements when moving them on your Freehand by clicking the More menu icon (•••) at the top of the canvas in Freehand and selecting Snap to objects. Learn more here: Freehand tools.
February 14th, 2022
New spaces and sidebar experience
Additionally, your spaces include now an overview page where you can give a thorough description of your project and provide all the relevant information that your team needs.
You can also use sections to add another layer of organization to your space and tell a story about your documents.
And from the space sidebar, you can access all the space documents, create new documents, and customize your space.
Learn more here: Spaces in InVision V7
February 11th, 2022
Jira Cloud for Freehand
With the Jira add-on for Freehand, you can combine Freehand’s flexible canvas with Jira’s structured project tracking tool, seamlessly taking product collaboration from ideation to execution.
Lear more here: Jira Cloud for Freehand.
Bulk adding people to user groups
Account owners, admins, and managers can save time by bulk adding people to user groups from the Members and Guests tabs and when adding new members to their team. Learn more here: Adding users to user groups.
February 1st, 2022
Embedding Adobe XD prototypes in Freehand
You can now embed Adobe XD prototypes in Freehand. Learn more here: Importing an Adobe XD Design into Freehand.
Embedding Figma prototypes in Freehand
You can now embed Figma prototypes in Freehand. Learn more here: Embedding Figma designs in Freehand.
January 24th, 2022
Introducing the Adobe XD add-on in Freehand
Use the Adobe XD add-on to curate and contextualize designs in Freehand so collaborators can easily give feedback.
Learn more here: Importing an Adobe XD Design into Freehand
January 14th, 2022
Add Adobe XD files to your documents
You can now add Adobe XD files to InVision to keep all project-related content in one place.
Learn more here: Adding Files and Shortcuts to InVision
Manage integrations for your organization
Enterprise owners and admins can maintain their company security standards by choosing how their organization accesses and uses integrations.
Learn more here: Configuring Integrations in InVision V7
January 10th, 2022
Upload files to Freehand
You can now upload many different file types to Freehand so your team can access project-related files in once space. You can even extract pages from a document so your team can comment and react to each page.
Learn more here: Uploading a file to Freehand
December 17th, 2021
Access all your files in one place
Add files and shortcuts from your favorite apps to InVision to keep relevant files in one place. Learn more here: Adding Files and Shortcuts to InVision
December 14th, 2021
InVision app for Microsoft Teams
Harness the entire collaborative power of InVision directly inside Microsoft Teams. You can use the dedicated InVision app to create new documents, work on existing ones, and more. Learn more here: InVision app for Microsoft Teams.
December 13th, 2021
Sharing a Freehand in Microsoft Teams
You can now share a Freehand directly into a Microsoft Teams meeting — without having to share your screen or copy and paste share links! During the meeting, select or create a Freehand so that your teammates can engage and interact within the meeting stage, without having a separate tab open for collaboration. Keep the creative momentum going as if you’re all huddled together at an IRL whiteboard.
Learn more here: Freehand whiteboard for Microsoft Teams
December 9th, 2021
Presenting in Freehand
Present your freehand to your team so everyone can follow your view. Learn more here: Presenting in Freehand.
Inbox in V7
Inbox in InVision V7 allows you to receive notifications about relevant new comments. Learn more here: Inbox in InVision V7.
December 3rd 2021
Introducing the Wireframe add-on
Quickly communicate your ideas with your team in Freehand using the Wireframe add-on. Learn more here: Creating a Wireframe in Freehand
Introducing the Prototype add-on
Take your presentations and brainstorming sessions to the next level by embedding fully functional InVision prototypes directly into your Freehand documents. Learn more here: Embedding an InVision Prototype in Freehand
Export Prototype comments
You can now export Prototype comments in CSV format. Learn more here: Exporting Prototype Comments in InVision V7.
November 29th 2021
Prototype comments panel
Never miss out on the conversation! The comments panel gives you a bird’s-eye view of all threads in a prototype.
To open the comments panel, click the Comments icon in the right sidebar. Click each entry to see the full thread.
Learn more about commenting here: Commenting in InVision V7 prototypes.
November 17th, 2021
You can now change the order of objects in Freehand. Learn more here: Freehand keyboard shortcuts
November 15th, 2021
Uploading a PDF to Freehand
You can upload a PDF to a freehand to provide context to your team. Learn more here: Uploading an image or PDF to Freehand
November 11th, 2021
Embedding a freehand in an Asana project brief
Embed a freehand in your Asana project brief to give your team full context and access to the most up-to-date version of your freehand. Learn more here: Embedding a Freehand in an Asana Project Brief