Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Swiftkey Flow Beta 4.0.0.99 Released - Brings Plenty of Bug Fixes and Improvements

 

Swiftkey released a new version of Swiftkey Flow beta today as build 4.0.0.99. Be sure to grab this, as it includes a number of changes and even more bug fixes.
The company behind one of the best Android keyboard replacement apps has pushed a new update that brings a variety of bugfixes—including a bunch of crashes—and improvements such as a nicer-looking installer, a new Turkish layout, and better punctuation prediction for non-English languages.

The beta is currently available for smartphones and tablets. Here's the full changelog:
  • Fixed crash on changing keyboards
  • Fixed force close on clicking update language
  • Fixed other crashes
  • Resolved majority of non-English punctuation problems
  • New look installer to match SwiftKey Flow colors and include an introduction to SwiftKey Flow
  • Added Turkish layout
  • Chrome Beta should now behave like Chrome
  • Snap and tap (correction of words) now compatible with Vietnamese
  • Memory usage of settings app reduced
  • Improved handling of non-zero length selection in Chrome and Samsung mail client
  • Fixed jumping cursor in ExDialler and Samsung calculator
  • Microphone key disabled in fields that don’t support voice input
  • Fix for keyboard disappearing when phone build installed on tablet sized devices
  • Disabled predictions in Kingsoft Office and UC browser to make SK usable in them
  • Double space for period turned off by default to prevent accidental period insertion when flowing
  • Replaced ‘learnt’ with ‘learned’ in personalization page (US English)
  • Turned off slide down from candidate bar to close keyboard when flow is on (to be consistent with the description in the Settings menu)
  • Known Issues:
  • Crashes when looking at the heatmap if you visit immediately after using the alternative symbols layout
  • Comma key on Arabic keyboard inserts western comma
  • Predictions sometimes blank when switching between languages
  • Flowing words sometimes results in surprising capitalizations
  • “No SD card” ribbon looks bad on low end devices
Download Links:  Phone Version | Tablet Version [Build 4.0.0.99]
    Sid Goswami is a tech enthusiast, besides being an avid Android fan and blogger, Sid wants to be a photographer and a designer. He can usually be found reading through blogs, taking photos. He's a student and a PHP web developer.