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ACBF Viewer for Android 0.96 is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2016-05-24

ACBF Viewer for Android 0.96 is out. Changes are:
- support for CBR files
- added 3 icon sets to choose from in settings (3DGlossy, Clean3D and Ravenna3D)
- added option to set zoom to frame level as default when opening a book with frames defined
- if frames are defined for the comic book then this is indicated in library
- some minor fixes

Updated on 2016-05-25.

Version 0.7 of ACBF Editor is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2016-05-10

Version 0.7 of ACBF Editor is out. Changes are:
- snap to image edge when drawing frames/text-layers
- support for text-rotation attribute for text-area
- added Help dialog (popped up after pressing F1 key) for frames/text-layers editor showing shortcuts
- added possibility to cancel currently drawn rectangle by pressing ESC button
- added option to setup color used for drawing frames/text-layers (frames are drawn with dashed line)
- added functionality to draw straight lines by holding down the CTRL key
- some minor fixes

Updated on 2016-05-11.

ACBF Viewer for Android 0.91 is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2016-03-16

ACBF Viewer for Android 0.91 is out. Changes are:
- smoother frame animation
- support for on_pause event (an open comic book will not close when switching between applications)
- new library used for handling JPG files (will open JPGs with newer features)

ACBF Viewer 1.04, ACBF Editor 0.6 and ACBF Viewer for Android 0.90 are out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2015-12-30

ACBF Viewer 1.04, ACBF Editor 0.6 and ACBF Viewer for Android 0.90 are out. Changes are:

ACBF Viewer for Android:
- added option to setup number of covers to display in one row in the library
- added support for more Annotations/Book Titles with different languages
- small changes in library comic book dialog layout (bigger cover etc.)
- added display of application version in settings
- libwebp library is included in the distribution package and webp will be therefore supported on more devices
- fixed setting up default fonts to avoid text-layer rendering error (fallback to DroidSans.ttf which should be everywhere)
- fixed crash when trying to delete a comic book on Android without write permission on external SD card

ACBF Viewer:
- added support for more Annotations/Book Titles with different languages
- added "read" flag to library
- added support for reference to image inside a zip archive
- several other minor fixes

ACBF Editor:
- added text layers editing
- added possibility to setup background color for frames, pages and main document body
- added support for more Annotations/Book Titles with different languages
- fixed crash when loading PNG file without alpha channel in frames/text-areas editor
- several other minor fixes

Version 0.5 of ACBF Editor is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2015-11-17

Version 0.5 of ACBF Editor is out. The only change is addition of frames/text-areas editor, where user can draw (add) or remove frames definitions for particular comic book pages. Functionality is still simple but usable. Modifying of text-areas is not supported yet.

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