Releases

4.1.5

This is a service release.

Premium keys bought for v4.0.x remain valid and will carry over automatically. No user action is required.

BUGFIXES:

  • App browser was not updating the list of apps after deleting an app from the local repository without a restart.
  • Apps declaring permissions with really long names (>255 characters) could not be downloaded. Bumped the limit up to 8kb.

OTHER:

  • Switched to sans serif fonts in the sidebar.
  • Added pre v4.1.3 backwards compatibility to be safe.
  • Phrasing changes

4.1.4

Mandatory update. Fixes what v4.1.3 didn't.

Premium keys bought for v4.0.x remain valid and will carry over automatically. No user action is required.

BUGFIXES:

Downloading (free) apps should work again, no workaround required.

4.1.3

This is a mandatory bugfix release, catching up with a protocol change.

Premium keys bought for v4.0.x remain valid and will carry over automatically. No user action is required.

BUGFIXES:

  • Apps can now be downloaded again.

4.1.2

This is a minor bugfix release, addressing some non-critical issues.

Premium keys bought for v4.0.x remain valid and will carry over automatically. No user action is required.

BUGFIXES

  • The File|Import apps dialog gets no longer squashed after closing and reopening the window
  • Apps can now manually be renamed in the App Details dialog (this is a workaround in case Raccoon extracts the app's name from the APK file in the wrong language).
  • Added tooltips to the buttons in the File|Import apps dialog.
  • No longer hang when importing an APK file from the local filesystem that does not contain an icon.

4.1.1

This is a bugfix release and a mandatory update. Support for prior versions of Raccoon ends with this update since Google made changes to the client/server protocol. Please update as soon as possible.

Premium keys bought for v4.0.x remain valid and will carry over automatically. No user action is required.

Bugfixes

  • Catch up with Google's latest changes to the login process.
  • Fixed a display problem with apps requesting permissions not containing a dot character.

4.1.0

This is a bugfix, as well as a feature and maintenance release. Support for prior versions of Raccoon ends with this update since Google made changes to the client/server protocol. Please update as soon as possible.

Premium keys bought for v4.0.x remain valid and will carry over automatically. No user action is required.

NEW FEATURES

  • Reworked app importing: Raccoon is now able to scan a directory tree for candidates.
  • Added --gpa-search (developer only)

BUGFIXES

  • Don't choke when downloading an APK without an icon
  • No longer delete app/profile association after changing the account's password.
  • Allow non-premium users to setup a new profile after deleting their current one.
  • Vastly improved ADB file transfer speed

OTHER

  • Various GUI tweaks
  • Explain premium features in the Help menu
  • Friendlier formatting in the shoutbox
  • Caught up with Google's latest change for communicating search results, which gives special treatment to popular apps
  • "VIP apps" now open directly in the details view when being searched for
  • Preparations for accepting more forms of payment (other than Paypal)
  • Lots of internal restructuring and cleanup

4.0.2

This is a bugfix release. No new features were added. The 4.0.2 binary is a drop in replacement for the 4.0.1 release. No further user action is required, existing keys will carry over automatically.

Changelog:

  • Renamed the "QR tool" to "QR Code Generator".
  • Made the layout of the shoutbox more readable.
  • Disable the "Help|Unlock features" menu entry if there's nothing to do there.
  • Various clarifications in how things are phrased.
  • Minor code cleanup
  • FIXED: In special cases, the setup wizard would get stuck, only displaying "1" below the progress bar.

4.0.1

This is a bugfix release, no new features were added.

Bugs fixed:

  • Gave the desktop icon a transparent background on MS Windows.
  • Made the tooltip on the rating panel more explicit
  • Allow copy&paste for the app description
  • Moved the download button below the app description to make more for the install count.
  • Mimic a more recent device by default
  • Adaptations to a change in the login process

Workarounds:

  • Increase search result size to 20 apps
  • Only .exe binary: Force IPv4 to be used when starting a server.

4.0.0

Raccoon v4.0.0 is a complete rewrite, taking the the application beyond being a mere APK downloader.