What's New in APSE


Apse update

In light of current world events, I want to make it as easy as possible for anyone to get Apse. To that end:

Be safe out there!

Apse 2.5.0

  • New feature: thumbnails are shown on the search results page.
  • New Feature: The Firefox extension notifies you when a snapshot failed, rather than leaving you hanging. (You probably need to start APSE.)
  • Improvement: Form submission UI is more difficult to mis-click.

Apse 2.4.0

  • Bugfix: prevented a couple instances where Apse could fail to start correctly.
  • Improvement: made the UI more clear about expired and invalid license keys.

Apse 2.3.0

  • New Feature: Quick search. Now you can search from any screen in the app.
  • New Feature: Configure whether APSE starts auto-recording when you launch it, or waits until you tell it to.
  • Improvement: A handful of user interface improvements. The paused/recording indicator is clearer now. Stealth-camouflage markers are less obtrusive.
  • Bugfix: prevent a case when APSE could freeze if it was unable to verify the activation key

Apse 2.2.0

  • New Feature: Recent search history. Your recent searches are remembered, so you can easily go back and forth between searches.
  • Improvement: added easier navigation links to previous/next snapshots
  • Bugfix: Apse recognizes when monitors are connected or disconnected while it is running.
  • Bugfix: pausing and unpausing after Apse has been running a very long time don't require a page reload

Apse 2.1.1

  • New Feature: When you manually take a snapshot with the Firefox extension, the button notifies you when it was successful!
  • Bugfix: Prevent external applications from triggering manual snapshots.
  • Bugfix: Fix a bug preventing the app from launching on Solus Linux.

Apse 2.0.1

  • Bugfix: Prevent an invalid config value from stopping screenshots being taken.

Apse 2.0.0

  • Improvement: OCR is about 50% faster! You can take snapshots more often, or at the same frequency and see much lower CPU usage.
  • Improvement: dramatically better layout detection. Text in multiple windows or columns is grouped much more intelligently.
  • New feature: visual indicator that Apse is working on long-running searches. Very useful.
  • Improvement: UI for manual snapshots and expired license error messages are clearer.
  • Breaking change: OSX Mavericks is no longer supported. Apple users please upgrade to at least Yosemite.

Apse 1.7.4

  • Bugfix: fix an issue where deleting the latest snapshot could prevent new ones from being added.

Apse 1.7.3

  • Bugfix: Snapshots containing HTML code are rendered properly.

Apse 1.7.2

  • Bugfix: Prevent a circumstance where a manual snapshot could be accidentally triggered.

Apse 1.7.1

  • Bugfix: On Windows, the Apse icon won't be un-pinned from your taskbar when upgrading to a new version.

Apse 1.7.0

  • New Feature: Advanced Search! AND and OR and NOT to your heart's desire. Date ranges supported too!

Apse 1.6.1

  • Improvement: Many UI improvements and clarifications
  • Bugfix: Fixed copy/paste on Mac OS

Apse 1.6.0

  • New feature: Live config updates - you can update your Apse config without restarting the app!
  • Improvement: Faster shutdown times
  • Improvement: Better indication of how results are sorted
  • Improvement: Better indication of whether auto-snapshots are paused
  • Bugfix: Fixed potential issue on Mac that could prevent text extraction

Apse 1.5.3

  • Bugfix: Correct an issue blocking batch deletion.

Apse 1.5.2

  • Bugfix: Correct an issue with Apse launching on Mac OS.

Apse 1.5.1

  • Bugfix: Prevent Apse from exiting before all manual snapshots are processed.

Apse 1.5

  • New Feature: Added ability to take manual snapshots from system tray
  • Bugfix: Prevent cases where system tray icon could disappear

Apse 1.4

  • New Feature: Added ability to sort results by date

Apse 1.3

  • New Feature: Added welcome screen for first time starting Apse
  • New Feature: Firefox extension for taking manual snapshots directly from your browser. Get the extension here.
  • Improvement: Better navigation and ability to reload pages

Apse 1.2

  • New Feature: Take Snapshot Now - you can manually trigger a snapshot at any time from the Apse window.
  • Improvement: Smart image processing to handle dark backgrounds. Vastly improves accuracy.
  • Improvement: Pause/Unpause buttons and status have been clarified

Apse 1.1

  • New Feature: Skynet Apse gains self-awareness. Apse can recognize itself in screenshots, so your search index doesn't get polluted with text from the Apse window.
  • Improvement: Prevent page layout from hiding some information on result pages.
  • Bugfix: Prevent deleted snapshots from breaking links in next/previous snapshot.

Apse 1.0

  • Initial release of Apse!

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