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Changes of all RouteConverter versions

Release 2.10 from 12. July '13

Release 2.9 from 27. May '13

  • reads Garmin Fit (.fit) files
  • extracts speed from Sports Tracker (*.gpx) files
  • is optimized for large tracks with several hundred thousand positions
  • allows to display coordinates as decimal degrees, degrees and decimal minutes, degrees minutes and seconds
  • allows to display coordinates at current mouse position
  • allows to display the waypoint description next to the waypoint
  • allows to add time to positions interpolated from existing time information
  • allows to add new positions not only for one but for all selected positions
  • stores position list name and description for waypoints in of GPX files
  • gives routes nicer names when splitting them
  • works with Java 7 and Mac OS X 10.8
  • notifies about Java updates
  • fixes a bug when the Google Maps Directions API throwed OVER_QUERY_LIMIT exception since more than one request was active at a given time
  • fixes a bug stopping threads when shutting down to fix Java 1.7.0_07 on OpenSUSE problems
  • fixes a bug when selecting and moving positions failed
  • fixes a bug when displaying large number of waypoints
  • fixes a bug that route names in Training Center Database(.tcx) files should be unique and not exceed 15 characters
  • fixes a bug when writing Google Maps URLs (*.url)
  • fixes a bug when reading i-Blue 747 (.csv) and Qstarz BT-Q1000 (*.csv) files without timestamps
  • fixes a bug when reading Columbus V900 Standard (.csv) files with 'G' fix indicator
  • fixes a bug when writing GPX 1.1 (.gpx) files with speed as m/s
  • fixes a bug that SRTM data files were deleted upon program completion
  • fixes a bug that required to select a position to be allowed to print
  • fixes a bug that null values for elevation where ignored during complete or edit operations
  • fixes a bug to bring up the help window when started via Webstart

Release 2.8 from 17. August '12

  • reads and writes GoRiderGPS (*.rt) files
  • reads Google Maps URLs without coordinates as Google dropped the KML support
  • follows Windows Shortcuts (*.lnk) in the local RouteCatalog
  • opens all files from a directory when a directory is dropped on RouteConverter
  • adds relief and symbols to the Hike map
  • adds the OutdoorActive maps Topographic, Austria and Swiss
  • remembers the map bounds and zoom when it is closed and uses them for the next start
  • shortens paths in the reopen menu like the Microsoft Office programs
  • moves Google Maps API calls from Java to JavaScript to make support for OpenLayers and OpenRouteService easier
  • allows to print only if there is a position
  • allows to print route descriptions only if the position list is of the type route
  • shows an increased stability of the map module when extensively used
  • fixes a bug when reading Google Earth 6.2 (*.kml) files with Track extension and non-UTC timezones
  • fixes a bug when writing Navigon Mobile Navigator (*.route) files
  • fixes a bug when reading TomTom firmware version 9 files
  • fixes a bug when reading Garmin POI (*.gpi) files with umlauts
  • fixes a bug when splitting iGO8 Route (*.kml) files
  • fixes a bug which scrambled the position order when opening multiple files at once
  • fixes a bug which made saving a converted file besides the original file very difficult
  • fixes a bug did not hide map controls during printing
  • fixes a bug to avoid 'null' output when printing
  • fixes a bug which allowed to rename or delete the root node of the RouteCatalog

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