Releases

4.1.6

This is a quickfix release (expect a follow up patch), catching up with a serverside change.

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

BUGFIXES

  • App search showed "no results" when trying to search with an expired or otherwise invalid session. Raccoon now automatically reconnects if possible or prompts the user to run the setup wizard again.

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.