Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.17.2


We've spend a lot of time catching up with the latest technologies to make Mendeley Desktop future proof!

Bug Fixes

  • If you have installed Mendeley Desktop 1.17 or 1.17.1 and see the error "Sorry, there was a probem syncing your library: Invalid date", please follow these steps to fix the synchronisation error:
    • Instal Mendeley Desktop 1.17.2
    • Launch Mendeley Desktop
    • For Mac users, type the following shortcut: "Cmd + Shift + D"
    • For Windows users, type the following shortcut: "Control + Shift + D"
    • Click on the Reset Last Sync State Button
    • Confirm you want to reset
  • Other Bug fixes
    • Fixed a recurring crash for windows users on application startup.
    • Fixed a crash for mac users on application startup.


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