ACBF Viewer Changelog

New in version 1.0

January 3rd, 2014
  • Added support for keywords and references from ACBF specs
  • Added possibility to create quickly accessible custom library filters
  • Added progress bar when file is being loaded
  • Progress bar showing position in the comic book works on frame level as well
  • Several minor fixes

New in version 0.99 (July 19th, 2013)

  • added support for ACV comics (special thanks to Tomasz Stachewicz and Daniel Janus to make this happen)
  • frames can be defined on coverpage as well (will be in 1.1 format specs)
  • added fade in effect when viewing comic pages (it's turned off by default because it's pretty slow, can be turned on in preferences)
  • added scrolling effect for viewing on "fit width" zoom level
  • in metadata dialog tech info tab has been added (shows filename, path, file size and number of pages)
  • some other minor fixes

New in version 0.98 (June 18th, 2013)

  • added support for webcomics (image URLs in ACBF files)
  • improved library filter dialog (added button to clear the filter, hitting enter key will close it and aply the filter)
  • added option to setup default library sort order in preferences
  • added support for reading metadata from ComicInfo.xml
  • license changed to GNU/GPL version 3 only
  • some other minor fixes (history cleanup, new instance of ACBF Viewer running will not interfere with temp directories of another one ...)

New in version 0.97 (April 19th, 2013)

  • added compact view for Comic Book Library (can be set in preferences)
  • added "hidden" option to set ACBF Viewer's temporary directory (check ACBF Wiki for more details:
  • added autorotate option (automatically rotates image to best fit available window area)
  • stretch image option works for fit width zoom level also
  • improved remove book and rate book dialogs
  • preferences does not reset anymore when you install/use newer version
  • some minor fixes (library sort order, zooming, scrolling, list of publish dates in filter dialog ...)

New in version 0.96 (March 8th, 2013)

  • comic books in library can be rated (1 to 5 stars)
  • comicbook library was extended with publisher and publish date as well
  • added open/rate/remove comic book buttons for books in library
  • added setting for default language layer (will automatically open a comic book with selected language layer if available)
  • couple of fixes (backslash in path, sort order of fonts ...)

New in version 0.95 (January 4th, 2013)

  • added image enhancement options (brightness, contrast, sharpness and saturation)
  • added setup for default font used inside tag
  • added setup for progress bar (width and color)
  • some fixes (pagecount in library after new book is loaded, escape characters in metadata ...)

New in version 0.91 (December 10th, 2012)

  • support for , , and tags
  • texts inside text-area are now centered by default (left alignment can be done with using tag for now, text-alignnment attribute on text-area element is planned for next version of specifications)
  • performance improvements to text-layer drawing algorithm
  • fixes for library sorting and navigation
  • fixed image stretch
  • tag was included to Craphound sample comic book, newest version of viewer is required for viewing it correctly