Nootka Changelog

New in version 1.1.4 Alpha

December 23rd, 2014
  • playing/pitch detecting of melodies
  • exam/exercises adjusted to play/guess melodies
  • many other changes
  • ported to Qt5

New in version 1.0.1 (April 7th, 2014)

  • Finished German translation
  • Bug fixes:
  • fixed crash with some JACK configurations
  • small scaling issues in a chart

New in version 0.8.95 Beta (September 2nd, 2013)

  • Nootka can play natural bass and electric guitar sounds
  • pitch detection improvements - minimal note duration is configurable
  • compiling under Windows is simpler now
  • possible launching without installation
  • a lot of small improvements
  • BUGS FIXES:
  • fixed crashes related with DirectSound under Windows
  • many small bugs were repaired

New in version 0.8.77 Beta (April 24th, 2013)

  • added intonation view of played sound
  • checking for new versions of an application
  • improved reaction on detected pitch (faster and fluid)
  • audio output supports change of base frequency
  • Under the hood:
  • audio layer ported to RtAudio
  • under Linux added support for PulseAudio & JACK (experimental)
  • sound data compressed to ogg

New in version 0.8.60 Beta (February 13th, 2013)

  • added bar charts
  • new types of chart: sorted by question type and by mistakes
  • line on a chart showing progress of an exam
  • added tip how to confirm an answer
  • images on tips are clickable to simpler navigate through an exam
  • changes preview
  • many improvements in a chart engine

New in version 0.8.51 (January 28th, 2013)

  • Eliminated some memory leaks related with charts and tips
  • Fixed crash for exams with all answers incorrect

New in version 0.8.5 (December 27th, 2012)

  • added detailed description of an application in first run wizard
  • BUGS FIXES:
  • fixed crash after right click on exam help window
  • made application more proof on abnormal DPI settings
  • proper recognizing answers on wrong strings
  • fixed shortened sound output under Windows
  • a few smaller bugs were fixed

New in version 0.8.4 RC1 (November 19th, 2012)

  • tons of visual changes to fix, adjust and improve
  • time of wrong aswers is no more included to average
  • BUGS FIXES:
  • fixed proper note pitch in exams with single key
  • fixed crashes related with preferences window
  • proper displaying natural signs in questions preview
  • proper counting of number of mandatory questions in exams
  • fixed translation of color/open/save dialogs

New in version 0.8.3 Beta (October 1st, 2012)

  • French translation added
  • exams can be finished after answering specified number of questions
  • displaying progress of an exam and details
  • mistakes are stored and are asked oftener
  • New chart - ordered by key signatures
  • implemented question and answer as position on a guitar
  • recognizeing answers with proper sound but wrong string
  • simpler level creator and improved validation of levels
  • improved hints during an exam
  • BUGS FIXES:
  • in Nootka font- fixed look of string numbers under Windows