Puzzle Player Display Problems

A problem occurred with the jigsaw puzzle player program yesterday (June 7) which has caused some people to see strange problems with the display of the puzzle player. The problem is fixed now (except for a cosmetic issue of toolbar buttons not being centered on mobile, but that will be fixed soon). However, some people are […]

Problem for Chrome users on Old PCs

Jigsaw Explorer users who use the Chrome web browser on old PCs have recently started reporting problems with our jigsaw puzzles. The most common problem reported is the puzzle pieces are hard to move or will not move at all. In other cases, certain features, such as the “Edge Pieces Only” feature, do not work. The […]

Chrome Drops Silverlight Support

Silverlight on Chrome is Gone The Chrome web browser has now dropped support for the Silverlight plug-in as of Chrome version 45, as expected. Chrome v45 has been released and for many people the upgrade to the new version is automatic. Chrome users who play a jigsaw puzzle at Jigsaw Explorer are now automatically directed […]

More News About the Chrome Browser and Silverlight

As mentioned in our previous news item, Google’s Chrome web browser has recently made it a bit more difficult to activate the Silverlight web browser plug-in that Jigsaw Explorer depends on to power its jigsaw puzzles. More recently, when you load a jigsaw puzzle, the Chrome browser has started displaying a message stating Silverlight will […]

Chrome Browser Change Affects Silverlight

This news only affects users of Google’s Chrome web browser: The Chrome web browser began updating to version 42 on Tuesday, April 14. Chrome version 42 includes a change that disables the Silverlight web browser plug-in Jigsaw Explorer depends on. So, when you upgrade to version 42 and then attempt to play a jigsaw puzzle […]

JIgsaw Puzzle Creation Page is Now Enhanced

Our Create a jigsaw puzzle page allows you to create your own jigsaw puzzles using images stored on the web. However, until now, Jigsaw Explorer could not create a working jigsaw puzzle from a web photo whose address started with https, rather than http. That’s because the Jigsaw Explorer web site did not support the […]

Create Shareable Jigsaw Puzzles

Earlier this month we announced the ability to open your own photos as jigsaw puzzles. That was actually the first part of a two part effort. Today, we unveil the second half of this effort by introducing the ability to create your own online jigsaw puzzles that can be shared with friends and family. You […]

Use Your Own Photos as Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw Explorer now provides the ability to play jigsaw puzzles using your own photos. You can do this simply by clicking the “Open” button in the Jigsaw Explorer jigsaw puzzle player and selecting an image file from your computer. Puzzles based on your photos can be saved and completed at a later time, just as […]

Jigsaw Explorer Gets New Look and a Facebook Page

Today we unveiled our new web site design for Jigsaw Explorer! We think you will find the new design to be a big improvement over the previous design. Beyond being more attractive, the new design makes it easier to find the jigsaw puzzles that interest you by providing an upgraded search facility, a puzzle categories […]

Fix for Saved Puzzles

If you have recently had trouble opening previously saved puzzle files then please try again. The software bug causing the problem has now been fixed. If anyone continues to have a problem opening saved puzzle files, or experiences any other problem, please feel free to report the issue to the e-mail address shown on the […]