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Changes of all RouteConverter versions

Release 2.21 from 27. August '17

  • reads and writes Navigon Cruiser (.cruiser) files
  • reads Columbus Type 2 (.csv) files of Type A and B
  • writes Garmin Flight Plan (.fpl) files that Flightplan Migrator likes to read
  • offers an alternative to splitting position lists with too many positions for a file format by reducing the number of positions before saving
  • supports the Strava Cycling and Running overlays over the OSM Cycle map
  • uses Thunderforest API Keys to show the OSM Cycle map without "API Key Required" overlay
  • names the Columbus Professional format now as Columbus Type 1 (.csv)
  • allows to configure the maps and theme directory for the Offline Edition via Extras/Options...
  • uses an increased position count for the Google Maps Directions API which now allows for 24 instead of 8 positions per request
  • writes the log to file as well as to standard out
  • adjusts limit of Navigon Mobile Navigator for iPhone/iPad URLs to 25 positions
  • fixes a bug where time was not completed if only the first or the last position had time stamps
  • fixes missing redraws when zooming since hasFilteredVisibleArea() relied only on the first reduction step
  • fixes rough tracks when zooming and not having center-on-zooming turned on
  • fixes a NullPointerException when writing GPX files where tracks have no name

Release 2.20 from 13. May '17

  • supports reading $GNVTG, $GNZDA, $GNRMC and $GNGGA sentences in NMEA 0183 Sentences (*.nmea) files
  • supports reading $GPGLL and $GNGNS sentences in NMEA 0183 Sentences (*.nmea) files
  • uses only HTTPS when communicating with the RouteCatalog
  • uses GraphHopper 0.8.2 and mapsforge 0.8 for the Offline Edition
  • stores and restores the location and size of dialogs
  • shows timezone id and name and exchanges GMT+ with GMT- and visa versa to avoid confusion
  • sorts timezones by their id and eliminates duplicate ids
  • shows more precise Columbus V-1000 configuration options
  • removes Distance from TrackStatsExtension when writing GPX 1.1 (.gpx) files since Garmin BaseCamp recalculates it
  • avoids to show that downloads are completed with than 100 percent
  • prefers routing files with closest distance of bounding box center to the maps centers to avoid downloads of large routing files for small maps
  • handles OutOfMemoryErrors during routing and for a lot of actions at a central place
  • fixes a bug when downlading hgt files
  • fixes a bug when interpolating time for first and last position comes up with strange times
  • fixes a bug which fails to read GPX 1.1 (.gpx) files which contain temperature or speed data within a TrackPointExtension v1
  • fixes a bug when writing speed fails if there is no temperature or heading
  • fixes a bug writing OziExplorer files by reducing the description to 40 chars and replacing comma by space (character 209 aka \u00D1 didn't work)
  • fixes a bug when reading some Navigon Mobile Navigator (*.route) files
  • fixes a bug reading Photo (.jpg) files
  • fixes a bug which opened a debug dialog when using a HTTP proxy
  • fixes a bug which causes flickering on large displays by increasing buffer sizes

Release 2.19 from 26. October '16

  • reads and writes Tom Tom 9.5 Route (.itn) files
  • stores the window location and size after changes and not only when closing the window
  • enables the scale control again after Googles control unification disabled it by default
  • use a two level cache for the mapsforge based map in the Offline Edition
  • runs on Windows 10 tablets and supports the necessary scaling the user interface
  • adds a separate lock for initialization to avoid dead AWT event queue when trying to download maps via the maps dialog
  • uses GraphHopper 0.7.0 and mapsforge 0.6.1 for the Offline Edition
  • extracts the route rending of the Offline Edition to separate class, steers it with signals and uses separate threads for better reactivity
  • extracts distance and time from Google Directions API callbacks to show correct distances in the distance column
  • draws an orange line if Google Directions thinks the query limit is reached
  • allows to configure the geocoding service
  • uses the geocoding service by default that tries to select the best possible geocoding service
  • supports Nominatim as a geocoding service
  • supports Photon as a geocoding service
  • stores an existing temperature in the extensions of GPX 1.1 (.gpx) files
  • increases the time interval between route renderings which seems to stabilize the Google Directions usage
  • autoranging in the profile view does not include zero in y-axis
  • uses the Windows proxy settings for HTTP requests with Apache Commons HTTP
  • tries to prefer HTTPS over HTTP if possible
  • chooses the smallest possible download but prefers larger already downloaded files
  • introduces Google Maps API Keys which became mandatory in June
  • fixes the undo keystroke on Mac OS X
  • fixes augmenting speed and elevation which only showed correct values for metric units
  • fixes the amount of augmented positions which was always one too high
  • fixes a bug where the map view was blocked when there is no internet connection
  • fixes a bug where where URLs where not opened in the JavaFX map view
  • fixes a bug where errors in #executeScript killed the JavaFX thread
  • fixes a bug which led to deadlocks on Mac OS X
  • fixes a bug which caused loading problems of the Offline Edition due to a missing icon
  • fixes a bug which led to NullPointerExceptions when writing Training Center Database (.tcx) files or when summing up distances
  • fixes a bug which caused time not to be distributed according to the rule of three when more than one position was selected
  • fixes a bug when reading some Navigon Mobile Navigator (*.route) files
  • fixes a bug when reading Columbus Type 2 (.csv) files with garbled speed with zero bytes]
  • fixes a bug when writing Columbus Type 2 (.csv) files
  • fixes garbage in the map menu items by correctly escaping it
  • fixes version comparison if 2 digits meet 3 digits

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