OpenLP Changelog

New in version 2.1.1 Beta

December 16th, 2014
  • New Features:
  • Songs:
  • Show active song title in preview and live pane
  • Allow authors to be tagged by their type (words music etc)
  • CCLI SongSelect integration
  • Importers
  • ProPresenter 4
  • Worship Assistant
  • PowerPraise
  • PresentationManager
  • EasyWorship Service Files (.ews)
  • WorshipCenter Pro
  • Songbook can be displayed in footer
  • Duplicate Songs can be identified and removed manually if required.
  • Bibles:
  • New web bible: Neue evangelistische Übersetzung (German)
  • Importers
  • Zefania XML format
  • OSIS importer rewritten
  • Presentations:
  • Support for presentations created in PDF format
  • Support for LibreOffice > 4.0
  • Projector Remote Control:
  • Projectors that support the PJLink protocol can be controlled from OpenLP (On/Off/Blank/Source Select)
  • Images:
  • Can be placed in groups and added to services as groups.
  • Remote:
  • Supports SSL for all requests. Certificates will need to be created outside of OpenLP
  • Supports Authentication for all update requests
  • Display thumbnails and notes when available in the Web User Interface
  • Custom:
  • Auto load items from saved services
  • Items can be created from the Service Manager for items like bibles
  • Media:
  • Support for DVD and CD clipselection and playback.
  • Service:
  • Items can be renamed
  • Custom Items generated from Text items like bibles
  • Media items can be configured to autoload and remove screen blank when added to live display
  • Services can be saved without embedding media files. This will limit the portability of the files but reduces the sames size
  • Internals:
  • Upgraded to code to Python 3 from Python 2
  • Refactored and improved the internals to:
  • Improved performance
  • Improve reliability of the media functionality
  • Increase testability and start to introduce a comprehensive test suite
  • Improve consistency of the settings

New in version 2.0.4 (February 4th, 2014)

  • #1117098: Transparent theme is white on Mac OSX
  • #1154467: Web download bible db's getting locked
  • #1173749: Songs with mismatching formatting tags still throw an exception
  • #1252477: Changing theme on bible settings tab causes an error when saving service
  • #1012110: pptviewlib does not accept unicode filename
  • #1199639: Formatting tags opened and closed in different verses throw an exception
  • #1206886: HTTP Server gets deleted
  • #1222534: KeyError when "Allow presentation application to be overridden" and Spanish language is selected
  • #1223841: Transition does not work if texts are the same
  • #1225763: Replacing background with video unblank screen even if "Blanked to Theme"
  • #1247661: Cannot restore OpenLP after minimising on OSX
  • #1251437: BibleGateway importer crashes on non unicode urls
  • #1258634: TypeError when saving service from previous versions with notes
  • #1259606: Clicking Verse Button doesn't alter live slide
  • #1266271: Output display returns after pressing esc when looping slides
  • #1157938: "Alt + Tab" = some pixelated icons and missing icons
  • #1211049: Can no long download bible verses
  • #1216234: Layout style has not effect when using a second bible
  • #1240942: Troubleshooting guide is outdated
  • #1265368: [regression] Traceback in web remote
  • #1163874: Add Slovak bible to First Run Wizard. (SK - Katolický (Písmo Sväté))

New in version 2.0.3 (September 16th, 2013)

  • This release fixes a regression in OpenLP 2.0.2 where services with notes could not be saved, and includes some updates to the translations. Windows and Mac OS X builds are on the download page as usual, and OpenLP will filter down to the various Linux distributions over the next week or so.

New in version 2.0.1 (January 8th, 2013)

  • Song export and import now works correctly
  • Transparent themes are once again transparent
  • PowerPoint/lmpress files with unicode characters in the filename can be imported
  • OpenLP is now more usable with the XFCE desktop on Linux