Releases

4.2.5

Maintenance release. Please note, that the minimum system required from now on is Java 7.

Bugfixes

  • Switched to a newer version of the APK Parser library. The old one would choke on some APK files under certain circumstances resulting in Raccoon rejecting them as corrupt after download.

4.2.4

This is a maintainance release

  • Updated the windows launcher (should no longer cause trouble on 64 bit windows with 32 bit Java)
  • Added a few clarifications in the gui.

4.2.3

This is a critical maintanance release. Google changed the data format for search results. An update is required.

Bugfixes

  • No longer show 3 broken buttons on some app searches.

4.2.2

Maintainance release.

Bugfixes

  • Changed the device, Raccoon mimics as by default, to a Samsung Galaxy S8.

NOTE: This change does not automatically affect existing profiles. In order to download apps that require Android Oreo, a new profile must be created.

4.2.1

Raccoon v4.2.1 is a service release, fixing several issues with app updates.

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

BUGFIXES:

  • Don't download the latest version of an app over and over again, if old versions are kept.
  • Don't choke during update if Play returns app details that were not requested.
  • Don't choke during update if the database contains an incomplete record for an app.

4.2.0

Return of the commandline! Raccoon v4.2 is a feature release, reintroducing the ability to download and update apps from the commandline. Please note that GUI and CLI mode are mutually exclusive and cannot be run concurrently (only one process can open the database at any given time). Please also note that the CLI is intented for "expert use only"!

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

NEW FEATURES

  • Added --gp-auth to force refreshing of the auth cookie on the commandline.
  • Added --gpa-download to download apps directly from the commandline.
  • Added --gpa-update to update apps from the commandline.

BUGFIXES

  • Changed the login process to catch up with Google
  • Minor GUI tweaks
  • Fixed a race condition in the App Browser Window (app list wouldn't update properly when deleting apps).
  • Rewrote the code behind Market|Update apps

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.

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