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    Keyman for Android

    13.0 alpha

    • Start version 13.0
    • New Features:
      • Adding a download manager to execute downloads in background and cleanup the existing implementation (#2247, #2275, #2308)
      • Show spinner (without blocking UI), if user wants to add a language/keyboard and catalog download is in progress (#2313)
      • Improve custom package installation: Show readme.htm before starting installation process (#2286)
      • Update target Android SDK version to 29 (#2279)
      • Add linting to Debug builds and resolve lint errors (#2305)
      • Sanitize the app version to #.#.# for the API cloud query (#2319)

    12.0.4206 stable

    Published 2019-10-30.

    • Bug fix:
      • Disable suggestions when system keyboard entering password field (#2255)

    12.0.4205 stable

    Published 2019-10-25.

    • Bug fix:
      • Use lexical model package version for dataset (#2242)

    12.0.4204 stable

    Published 2019-10-14.

    • Bug Fix:
      • FirstVoices app may crash if analytics is not present (#2204)

    12.0.4201 stable

    Published 2019-10-10.

    • Bug Fix:
      • Use lexical model package version for lexical model version (#2195)

    12.0.4200 stable

    Published 2019-10-07.

    • Release 12.0

    12.0.4096 beta

    Published 2019-10-04.

    • Bug Fix:
      • Add wrappers for missing API methods (#2167)
    • Add in-app help on uninstalling dictionary (#2171)

    12.0.4095 beta

    Published 2019-10-01.

    • Splits help into multiple pages for better usability (#2139)

    12.0.4094 beta

    Published 2019-09-26.

    • Bug Fixes:
      • Fix crash when Language picker doesn't contain keyboard catalog info (#2138)
      • Fix crashes involving dismissing keyboard and selecting the last keyboard (#2135)
      • Improve keyboard swap stability (#2136)

    12.0.4093 beta

    Published 2019-09-26.

    • No change to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #2126)

    12.0.4092 beta

    Published 2019-09-23.

    • Disable corrections toggle when predictions are disabled (#2119)

    12.0.4091 beta

    Published 2019-09-20.

    • Update offline help content (#2104)

    12.0.4090 beta

    Published 2019-09-19.

    • Use versioned help on the Info page (#2103)

    12.0.4086 beta

    Published 2019-09-09.

    • Bug Fix:
      • Fix exception handling while parsing JSON info from cloud (#2065)
      • Fix crash involving undefined key for custom keyboard (#2066)

    12.0.4085 beta

    Published 2019-09-06.

    • New Feature

      • Include the English (MTNT) dictionary by default for English (#2029)
    • Bug Fix:
      • Fix collision of File Provider (#2053)

    12.0.4084 beta

    Published 2019-09-04.

    • No change to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #2033, #2037)

    12.0.4083 beta

    Published 2019-09-03.

    • No change to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #2027)

    12.0.4082 beta

    Published 2019-09-02.

    • No change to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #2013)

    12.0.4081 beta

    Published 2019-08-30.

    • New Feature:

      • Allow user to "Add keyboard from local device" from Settings menu (#1992)
    • Bug Fix:
      • Fix keyboard and dictionary info pages (#2020)

    12.0.4080 beta

    Published 2019-08-27.

    • Fix menu icon and text alignment (#1999)

    12.0.4079 beta

    Published 2019-08-23.

    • Disable version and copyright text on splash screen (#1989)

    12.0.4078 beta

    Published 2019-08-16.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android

    12.0.4077 beta

    Published 2019-08-12.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android

    12.0.4076 beta

    Published 2019-08-06.

    • Adjustments to Settings UI (#1931)

    12.0.4075 beta

    Published 2019-08-05.

    • Fixes issue with suggestion text misalignment (#1932)

    12.0.4074 beta

    Published 2019-07-29.

    • Initial beta release of Keyman for Android 12
    • Pull Requests

    • New Features:

      • Add new "Settings" menu (#1751)
      • Add predictive text support (#1641, #1653)
    • Changes:

      • Minimum supported Android version is now 4.4 (KitKat) (#1905)
    • Bug Fixes:
      • Improve stability of keyboard loading and app startup (#1907)

    11.0.2108 stable

    Published 2019-06-28.

    • Changes:
      • Allow user to change keyboard from lock screen (#1709)

    11.0.2102 stable

    Published 2019-02-27.

    • Bug fix:
      • Fix crash from language picker trying to show error dialog (#1634)

    11.0.2101 stable

    Published 2019-02-26.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #1629)

    11.0.2100 stable

    Published 2019-02-25.

    • 11.0 Stable release

    11.0.2062 beta

    Published 2019-02-15.

    • No changes.

    11.0.2061 beta

    Published 2019-02-07.

    • Bug fix:
      • Add notifications when keyboard or font fails to download from Keyman cloud (#1570)

    11.0.2060 beta

    Published 2019-01-27.

    • Bug fixes:
      • Clean up styling of dialogs when downloading keyboards
      • Fix "Get Started" checkbox label to display on older Android versions

    11.0.2059 beta

    Published 2019-01-21.

    • Bug fix:
      • Change installation of ad-hoc keyboards via .kmp packages to only add the first language for each keyboard. Additional languages can be added offline from the .kmp package. (#1550, #1554)

    11.0.2058 beta

    Published 2019-01-18.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #1537)

    11.0.2057 beta

    Published 2019-01-17.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #1539)

    11.0.2056 beta

    Published 2019-01-15.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #1540)

    11.0.2055 beta

    Published 2019-01-14.

    • Changes:
      • Keyman for Android 11 requires a minimum version of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) (#1532)
      • When KMW doesn't process external "tab" or "enter" keys, have the Android app dispatch the keys (#1526)

    11.0.2054 beta

    Published 2019-01-10.

    • Bug fix:
      • Fix keyboard version comparison that was causing "Unable to contact Keyman server" notifications (#1520)

    11.0.2053 beta

    Published 2019-01-09.

    • Bug fixes:
      • Fix "Get Started" default keyboard status on engineering builds (#1515)
      • Fix crash involving certain fonts. Prioritize using .ttf font in keyboards (#1507)

    11.0.2052 beta

    Published 2019-01-04.

    • Bug fixes:
      • Fix default handling of 102nd key found on European hardware keyboards (#1491)
      • Fixed external keyboard keys "tab" and "backspace" for embedded platforms (#1474)

    11.0.2051 beta

    Published 2019-01-03.

    • New Feature:
      • Add option to cancel when downloading the keyboard catalog (#1470)

    11.0.2050 beta

    Published 2019-01-02.

    • Initial beta release of Keyman for Android 11
    • Pull Requests

    • New Features:

      • System keyboard changes to "numeric" layer for digit/phone number text fields (#1218)
      • Device vibrates when Keyman Web calls beep -- when invalid combinations are pressed (#1227)
      • Added support for 102nd key found on European hardware keyboards (#1291)
      • Keyboard picker can now switch to next system keyboard (#1283)
    • Changes:

      • Added round launcher icons (#1077)
      • Added splash screen (#1151)
      • Updated app to use Material Design theme (#681, #1378, #1303)
      • Updated to Cloud API 4.0 for downloading keyboards (#1320)
      • Removed deprecated ad-hoc distribution of keyboards via keyman:// protocol (#1109)
      • Changed default keyboard from european to sil_euro_latin (#1112, #1400)
    • Bug fixes:
      • Diacritics now display more consistently on key caps (#1407)
      • Fixed globe button when pausing WebBrowser (#1213)
      • Fixed issue where file extensions are upper-case, e.g. ".TTF" (#1333)
      • Fixed various crashes (#1108, #1057)

    10.0.508 stable

    Published 2018-11-14.

    • Fix crash that can occur when text selection ends before the starting position (#1313)

    10.0.507 stable

    Published 2018-10-04.

    • Fix crash that can occur when displaying preview key (#1230, #1234)

    10.0.505 stable

    Published 2018-08-23.

    • Validate keyboard ID when downloading keyboard from Keyman cloud (#1121)

    10.0.504 stable

    Published 2018-08-22.

    • Fixes crash when installed keyboards list is invalid (#1119)

    10.0.503 stable

    Published 2018-08-16.

    • Fixes crashes for release configurations when InputConfiguration or package name is null (#1103)

    10.0.502 stable

    Published 2018-07-06.

    • Fixes issue for embedded Android, iOS apps where a keyboard with varying row counts in different layers could crash (#1055)

    10.0.500 stable

    Published 2018-06-28.

    • 10.0 stable release

    10.0.405 beta

    Published 2018-06-27.

    • Fixes issue where next layer was not correctly selected when the first longpress key pressed (#1027)
    • Fixes issue where a quote character in some contexts could cause the keyboard to fail (#1028)

    10.0.404 beta

    Published 2018-06-26.

    • Add documentation for version 10.0 (#1023)

    10.0.403 beta

    Published 2018-06-21.

    • Fixes an issue where opening a menu could cause the keyboard to unload (#1014)

    10.0.402 beta

    Published 2018-06-20.

    • Support script subtags for keyboard languages supplied from cloud (#1012)

    10.0.401 beta

    Published 2018-06-15.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android

    10.0.400 beta

    Published 2018-06-13.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android

    10.0.399 beta

    Published 2018-06-11.

    • Consolidate Info view (#972)
    • Platform tests (in keyboards) are now consistent across all platforms (#969)

    10.0.398 beta

    Published 2018-06-05.

    • Fix globe button for system keyboard (#942)

    10.0.397 beta

    Published 2018-05-27.

    • Improve intent-filter for *.kmp extensions (#902)

    10.0.396 beta

    Published 2018-05-22.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.395 beta

    Published 2018-05-22.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.394 beta

    Published 2018-05-18.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.393 beta

    Published 2018-05-17.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.392 beta

    Published 2018-05-11.

    • Fix globe button when exiting in-app browser (#848)

    10.0.391 beta

    Published 2018-05-11.

    • Update compile and target Android SDK version to 27 (#750)

    10.0.386 beta

    Published 2018-05-08.

    • Fix crashes from invalid package name/version (#819)
    • Clean up console log (#748)

    10.0.385 beta

    Published 2018-04-30.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #834)

    10.0.384 beta

    Published 2018-04-30.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.383 beta

    Published 2018-05-03.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.382 beta

    Published 2018-04-30.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #797)

    10.0.381 beta

    Published 2018-04-30.

    • Fix OSK missing some keys on older Android configurations (#781)

    10.0.380 beta

    Published 2018-04-30.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.379 beta

    Published 2018-04-27.

    • Fixed app crash when cancelling Keyboard download dialog (#786)

    10.0.378 beta

    Published 2018-04-25.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #772).

    10.0.377 beta

    Published 2018-04-25.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android (updated Keyman Web Engine, #773).

    10.0.376 beta

    Published 2018-04-24.

    • Hide system OSK when resuming Keyman app. Disable text suggestions (#711)

    10.0.375 beta

    Published 2018-04-12.

    • No changes to Keyman for Android.

    10.0.374 beta

    Published 2018-04-12.

    • Fixes for back button in web browser (#737)

    10.0.373 beta

    Published 2018-03-22.

    • Initial beta release of Keyman for Android 10.0

    10.0 alpha

    • Refactor how longpress keys on touch layout are processed in KMW engine. This prevents key text from being processed as key codes, and fixes the app crash when longpress with K_SPACE.
    • Added support for L/R Alt and Ctrl and Caps Lock modifiers for keyboards if specified by a keyboard designer
    • Add feature to reset keyboard to default layer when new input field focused (#288)
    • Removed "Share to Facebook" feature (#156)
    • Fix dual keyboards that appear when closing Keyman Browser (#220)
    • Fix KMEA http:// to https:// redirects for downloading keyboard resources (#370)
    • Change internal keyboard assets from languages/ and fonts/ folders to packages/
    • Add feature to install ad-hoc keyboards via .kmp packages
    • Add Firebase Crashlytics for generating crash reports
    • Add Material Design icons
    • Fix path to special OSK font for longpress of special keys (#239)

    2.8.300 stable

    Published 2017-08-10.

    • No changes, just published latest beta as stable

    2.7.298 beta

    Published 2017-07-14.

    • Fixed long-press popups to correctly show lower case and upper case letters
    • Fixed several hardware keyboard bugs involving SPACEBAR, TAB, and ENTER keys, and correctly displaying non-English languages
    • Removed license checks

    2.4 stable

    Published 2016-10-10.

    • Keyman is now free!
    • Keyman Pro renamed to Keyman
    • Keyman Free retired
    • Experimental support for hardware keyboards

    2.2 stable

    Published 2015-07-06.

    • Faster load, keyboard switching and more responsive touches
    • More stable, reduced memory requirements and addressed crashes
    • Improved look and feel including improved long-press menus
    • Smoother touch interactions and rapid touch interactions
    • Handles touches just outside a key more intelligently
    • Minor bug fixes and improvements

    2.1 stable

    Published 2015-01-27.

    • New feature: Keyman browser allows use of your language online (Pro edition only)

    2.0 stable

    Published 2014-11-14.

    • Major release: split into Pro and Free editions, retired Beta edition
    • Bug fixes and performance improvements

    1.5 stable

    Published 2014-09-26.

    • Added a new "Get Started" menu that lists key tasks such as adding a keyboard or implementing system wide keyboards
    • Other bug fixes

    1.4 stable

    Published 2014-06-30.

    • You will now see a key preview on phone devices when you touch a key
    • You can now swipe to select popup keys
    • Installed keyboards now have keyboard version and help available
    • European Latin keyboard no longer uses desktop-based shortcuts (e.g. .c no longer outputs ċ)
    • Improved lock screen compatibility
    • System keyboard no longer loses context or fails to respond on switch
    • Other minor bug fixes

    1.3 stable

    Published 2014-05-27.

    • Keyboards will update automatically when bug fixes or new features are added
    • Bug fix: A slightly longer press on a key would sometimes fail to input the keystroke
    • Default English keyboard is now enhanced for European language diacritics
    • Behind the scenes: Now uses Keyman Cloud API 3.0 for access to newest keyboard layouts
    • Other minor bug fixes

    1.2 stable

    Published 2014-04-22.

    • Install custom keyboards created with Keyman Developer 9

    1.1 stable

    Published 2014-02-27.

    • Keyman is now available as Android system keyboard.
    • Touch and hold keys crash issue solved for Android 4.0.3 - 4.0.4 devices
    • Keyman can now be launched from custom link keyman:// in a web page
    • Fixed bug with some keyboards loading with incorrect character set (instead of UTF-8)

    1.0 stable

    Published 2014-01-29.

    • Keyman for Android original release