Monday, January 25, 2016

Upgrade of all mobile browsers (1/2) - 1/30/2016 & 1/31/2016

We will upgrade all mobile browsers during the week-end of January 30th, 2016. The upgrade will start on Friday 29th at 8pm and will finish Sunday night at 10pm.

We will upgrade all browsers one after the other. We do not expect any down time or significant slow down while performing the upgrade.

The new version of the mobile browser will greatly improve the web page rendering on both Android and iOS. All mobile browsers will also be available in all countries (US, Germany and Australia).


  • all iPhone 5 instances have been upgraded  
  • all Nexus S instances have been upgraded  
  • all iPhone 4 instances have been upgraded  
  • all Nexus 7 instances have been upgraded   
Other mobile browsers will be upgraded next week-end.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Increased capacity

In our continuous effort to support our growth, we are increasing our capacity for desktop browsers about 3x. We will also have the possibility to support many more countries of origin. We will be upgrading our servers on Friday, September 11th at 8:30pm. No downtime is expected.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Microsoft Edge available as a premium browser

Microsoft Edge, the new default browser on Windows 10, is now available at Browshot. There are few limitation, these features are not available with the new browser:
  • size: page only, not full screen
  • POST data, cookie and Referrer cannot be set
  • No script can be injected before taking a screenshot

Taken with Browshot -

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Firefox upgrade to 40.0.2

We will be upgrading Firefox to version 40.0.2 on Friday night, September 4th. This will be a rolling upgrade, browsers will be upgraded as they restart over the next 3 days.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

SSL certificate upgrade

We have updated all our servers with new SSL certificates. There was no downtime. The new certificate is valid for 2 years.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Website update on 8/14 - COMPLETED

We will upgrade the Browshot website to the new version on Friday, August 14th 2015 at 8:30pm PST. We don't expect any outage. You may be switching from the old version to the new ones "randomly" for a few minutes during the upgrade.

You can try the new Browshot at It is much easier to use and works fine on small screens (tablets, smartphones). We've made the dashboard more modular.

We will post updates on this post during the maintenance window.


8/14 8:31pm: upgrade stated
8/14 8:45pm: server 1/3 upgraded and tested
8/14 8:58pm:  server 2/3 upgraded and tested
8/14 9:18pm:  server 3/3 upgraded and tested
8/14 9:33pm: all secondary servers upgraded
8/14 10:44pm: upgrade is complete

Monday, August 3, 2015

Take screenshots with Microsoft Edge, the new web browser

Windows 10 ships with a new web browser: Microsoft Edge (previously called Project Spartan). It is the default navigator in Windows 10.

We've made the new browser available at

We will add Microsoft Edge as a free instance in the coming weeks. It will not support all features offered by Browshot as the new browser does not support extensions or any other type of automation.

Try Microsoft Edge for free at