Basenji Changelog

New in version 1.0

November 5th, 2012
  • Added ability to rescan volumes
  • Added ability to view found items in the main window
  • Removed menubar and added chrome-like appmenu button
  • Misc other GUI updates
  • Added CdCat import
  • Added search criteria chooser for MS Windows
  • KDE compatibility fixes
  • Added ability to enter volume information while scanning
  • Added ability to close windows via the esc key / delete items via the del key
  • Removed deprecated Gnome-VFS and Gnome dependencies
  • Speed improvements
  • Misc other bugfixes
  • Updated / added translations

New in version 0.9 (February 22nd, 2012)

  • Migrated to taglib-sharp
  • Migrated to dbus-sharp
  • GNOME 3 improvements
  • Single binary build for MS Windows
  • Updated translations
  • Bugfixes

New in version 0.8 (April 26th, 2011)

  • Added support for network drives and mountpoints
  • Added option to disable the iteminfo panel
  • Added option to hide hidden files
  • Added support for metadata searching
  • Added debugging options
  • Added daemon for automated drive scanning (Linux only, see
  • Many new translations
  • Many optimizations and bugfixes

New in version 0.7.1 (August 15th, 2010)

  • Fixed a critical bug that was introduced in 0.7 and causes scan abortion if an empty keyword is encountered (bug #615908)
  • Use a smaller button icon in the prefs dialog
  • Make sure minimized modal windows are brought back to front properly
  • Do not disable theme selection on non-GNOME systems
  • Added highres app icons for Windows
  • Updated brazilian portuguese, spanish and german translations

New in version 0.7 (August 7th, 2010)

  • New features / fixes:
  • Added search presets to volume and item searchentries
  • Added support for thumbnails in the filebrowser (bug #508523)
  • Added ability to sort volumes by various criteria (bug #587169)
  • Added menu for recently used databases (bug #587169)
  • Added item editor (double click on an item)
  • Added note and keyword properties to the ItemInfo widget
  • Highlight items that have notes or keywords assigned
  • Updated libextractor bindings (removes BOMs from unicode keywords)
  • Added EUSL support for volume queries
  • Fixed crash on encrypted drives (bug #574292)
  • Added more volume categories (bug #606796)
  • Beautified DateChooser widget
  • Added ability to open databases via command line
  • Make sure translated labels do not shrink widgets
  • Fixed column widths in some widgets
  • Fixed duration format in the ItemInfo widget
  • Fixed calendar window width
  • Only show search errors temporarily in the mainwindow
  • Fixed some compiler warnings
  • Other minor bugfixes
  • Updated translations
  • New translations:
  • Italian
  • Bulgarian
  • Occitan
  • Brazilian portuguese
  • Turkish
  • Polish

New in version 0.6 (April 21st, 2010)

  • Added support for audio cds. Yay!
  • Added GnomeCatalog import
  • Migrated to devicekit-disks (removes HAL dependency)
  • Rewritten symlink resolving (much much faster, resolves symlinks to symlinks)
  • Blacklist support for libextractor plugins that are unstable
  • Added new translations (french, russian)
  • Added support for mimeicons in custom icon themes (e.g. Tango on windows)
  • Fixed a memleak in the libextractor binding
  • Unified duration times
  • Code refactoring
  • Lots of bugfixes

New in version 0.5.1 (January 12th, 2010)

  • Fixed text coloring of lent volumes
  • Fixed crash on empty keywords (bug #504964)
  • Fixed crash on unmounted volumes (e.g. audio cds)
  • Added missing package dependency

New in version 0.5 (January 5th, 2010)

  • MS Windows build available!
  • Added spanish translation
  • Beautified ItemInfo widget (featuring bigger thumbnails with less mem usage)
  • Tidied up the volume list
  • Support for a local settings directory ("user_data")
  • Added menu option to open the default database
  • Set saner default widget widths
  • Bugfixes

New in version 0.4.1 (December 11th, 2009)

  • New Features:
  • libExtractor integration!
  • overhauled main window
  • overhauled iteminfo widget (inspired by tracker)
  • volume searching