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Version 3.1.6 – August 2020

Version 3.1.6 Changelog

  • New: optimised for Chromebook
  • Bug fix: for dark mode
  • Bug fix: full screen mode now persists when turning between charts in a set list
  • Improved: Set List order (recent at the top)
  • Removed Drive integration due to deprecation of necessary Google APIs

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This release includes several minor fixes and enhancements to improve experience.  There is one major new feature…the app is now optimised for Chromebook – good news for users looking at large size tablets. Google makes several detachable / convertible Chromebooks of 12″ and 14″ – lovely big screens for sheet music with a very affordable price tag. 🤩

In less good news, I’ve had to remove the Google Drive integration from the app. Google deprecated an API, making it no longer possible to fetch data in a way that is feasible for the use-case. Several workarounds were explored, but results were unsatisfactory – clunky with horribly slow loading. On balance, I decided it best to remove the Google Drive integration entirely, rather than set users up for a frustrating experience. To those who would have liked to sync a Drive folder with Orpheus, apologies, and thank you for your understanding. 🙏

Maeve Lander is a software developer by day, jazz trumpeter by night. She created Orpheus ~6 years ago, when Android was first born. It has gone through iteration over the years, but has always held true to the original vision; a minimalist sheet music reader that just does one thing, really well.

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