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Changelog

This page describes the changes made to the different platforms and services of Kurviger. This includes the Kurviger app, the Kurviger website, and the Kurviger routing server (you can click on the links to get to the corresponding changelog).

Kurviger App

1.12 (2020-03-20)

  • Navigation: offline routing (fastest route) (GraphHopper) (Pro)
  • Navigation: offline routing (fastest route) (BRouter) (Pro)
  • Navigation: routing service option (Pro)
  • Navigation: speed based auto zoom (Pro)
  • Import: open kurviger files as overlays
  • Import: change track color, width, style
  • GPS logging: change track style (Pro)
  • App: fullscreen mode option
  • App: info screen for loaded data (Pro)

1.11 (2019-12-06)

  • Navigation: simulate navigation function (Pro)
  • Navigation: speed based voice guidance (Pro)
  • Location: location marker / arrow appearance options
  • Location: show speed / altitude in follow location mode
  • Location: smooth movement in navigation / follow
  • Map: advanced map scale / display zoom level
  • Map: transparency option in color settings
  • Bookmarks: option to delete all bookmarks
  • Bookmarks: long press on route to add bookmarks
  • App: option to lock the touch screen (Pro)
  • Various improvements
  • (2019-12-21) Map: add POI for accommodation, health in layers menu (Pro)
  • (2019-12-21) Various improvements
  • (2019-12-24) Navigation: auto zoom detailed options (Pro)
  • (2019-12-24) Stability improvements

1.10 (2019-09-14)

  • Navigation: avoid roadblock action (Pro)
  • Navigation: rerouting options (Nearest point on route, Nearest waypoint, Next unvisited waypoint) (Pro)
  • Navigation: route indicator improvements (Pro)
  • Navigation: voice instructions frequency options (Pro)
  • Navigation: (optionally) voice guidance after instruction points (Pro)
  • Navigation: off route notification option (Pro)
  • Navigation: voice language options (Pro)
  • Navigation: Czech, Italian, Polish, Swedish voice navigation (Pro)
  • Map: add POI for gastronomy in layers menu (Pro)
  • Geocoding: Plus Codes integration
  • Various improvements
  • (2019-10-02) Routing: (optionally) arrows show the route direction

1.9 (2019-05-24)

  • Map: GPS logger for track recording (Pro)
  • Map: location service with higher accuracy and better battery performance
  • Map: crosshair mode improvements
  • Routing: improved waypoints list
  • Bookmarks: improved bookmarks list (merged Manage + Select)
  • App: info screen for user reports
  • (2019-06-03) GPS logging: GPX version option (Pro)
  • (2019-06-03) Routing: actions in waypoints list
  • (2019-06-03) Bookmarks: actions in bookmarks list
  • (2019-06-13) Map: option to change the location service (Android, Google)
  • (2019-06-13) Map: option to show location accuracy
  • (2019-06-24) Stability improvements

1.8 (2019-03-26)

  • Navigation: route indicator options (Nearest point, Next instruction, Next waypoint, Destination, Off) (Pro)
  • Map: map color options (Normal, Dark, High contrast, Grayscale, Inverted) (Pro)
  • Export: Sygic URL format
  • (2019-04-12) Stability improvements

1.7 (2019-02-18)

  • Navigation: show direction to the route when off route (Pro)
  • Map: (optionally) use crosshair to select locations precisely
  • Routing: long press on waypoints for their menu (crosshair mode)
  • Bookmarks: long press on bookmarks to move them
  • Map: more map providers (OpenMapSurfer)
  • UI: option to auto hide screen buttons (appear if touch map)
  • UI: back button can exit navigation and follow location
  • (2019-03-06) Routing: show distance and time for waypoints
  • (2019-03-18) Stability improvements

1.6 (2018-12-18)

  • Routing: improved waypoints list
  • Bookmarks: improved bookmarks list
  • Bookmarks: sort bookmarks option
  • Map: more map providers (Mapilion, Wikimedia)
  • App: Dutch translation
  • Navigation: Dutch voice navigation (Pro)
  • (2019-01-16) Map: remove OpenMapTiles online map (use Mapilion instead)

1.5 (2018-11-05)

  • Navigation: option to choose rerouting from the current location to start or nearest point (Pro)
  • Import: overlay and routing extended options for GPX
  • Import: routing from the current location to start or nearest point
  • Round trips: extended options for round trip's start point
  • Application: screen orientation extended options

1.4 (2018-10-16)

  • Navigation: navigation action menu (tap instruction symbol during navigation) (Pro)
  • Navigation: skip next waypoint option (Pro)
  • Navigation: show next waypoint number (Pro)
  • Navigation: option to switch to follow mode, after arriving at destination (Pro)
  • Navigation: restore map state when switch navigation on / off (Pro)
  • Navigation: speed display option (Pro)
  • Routing: revised calculation to protect the current route
  • Map: GPS 3D map orientation option

1.3 (2018-09-27)

  • Navigation: force a rerouting by tapping the warning sign when off route (Pro)
  • Navigation: switch between distance / time to destination or next waypoint (tap distance) (Pro)
  • Navigation: display remaining time or estimated time of arrival (tap time) (Pro)
  • Navigation: UI enhancements (Pro)
  • Routing: option to show the waypoints in turn instructions
  • Routing: change route line color
  • Routing: change route line width
  • Map: change location marker / arrow color
  • Various improvements

1.2 (2018-09-04)

  • Navigation: off route zoom level (Pro)
  • Navigation: add altitude display (Pro)
  • Geocoding: integration of what3words
  • Export: export Garmin ShapingPoint GPX format
  • Export: remember name of imported file
  • Export: file overwrite warning
  • Routing: place waypoints on street
  • Routing: show whole route
  • Routing: clear overlay and/or routing
  • Map: zoom with volume keys
  • (2018-09-07) Export:​ improve and speed up *.itn export
  • (2018-09-09) Geocoding: what3words search with auto suggest

1.1.19 (2018-08-14)

  • Map: (optionally) rotate location arrow at tip instead of center (Pro)
  • Map: change location arrow size (Pro)
  • Navigation: auto zoom with enhanced options (Pro)
  • Navigation: (optionally) amplify speech volume in voice guidance (Pro)
  • Navigation: option to prepare the phone call audio connection to avoid cut off instructions (Pro)
  • UI: long press on map, bookmarks or search results to copy coordinates in clipboard
  • Navigation: performance improvements (Pro)

1.1.18 (2018-07-15)

  • Navigation: auto zoom offers dynamic map scale while driving (Pro)
  • Import: allow opening kurv.gr short links inside the app
  • Map: turn on/off house numbers with Kurviger offline maps for improved performance (Pro)
  • Map: follow location mode uses GPS map orientation by default
  • UI: show compass bearing, that is direction of motion
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)

1.1.17 (2018-06-08)

  • Map: turn on/off nature areas with Kurviger maps for improved performance (Pro)
  • Stability improvements
  • (2018-06-14) UI: long press on map, bookmarks or search results to Show on Google Maps
  • (2018-06-18) App: stability improvements for install / update problems on some devices

1.1.16 (2018-05-06)

  • Navigation: auto zoom map offers multiple options (Pro)
  • Navigation: fade or pause music while turn instructions are spoken (Pro)
  • Navigation: voice guidance audio output options (Media / music, Notification, Phone call) (Pro)
  • Bookmarks: long press on bookmarks to Share or Show on OpenStreetMap.org
  • Search: long press on results to Bookmark or Share or Show on OpenStreetMap.org
  • UI: show progress indicator while calculating or exporting a route
  • Map: improved location marker with heading
  • Map: touch gestures enhancements
  • (2018-05-14) Navigation: auto zoom offers detailed options (Pro)
  • (2018-05-14) App: Spanish translation (beta)
  • (2018-05-14) Navigation: Spanish voice navigation (Pro)
  • (2018-05-24) Import: allow importing MPJS files generated by MotoPlaner.de (App + Website)
  • (2018-05-24) Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • (2018-05-24) GDPR compliance
  • (2018-05-29) Improved offroad handling
  • (2018-05-31) Export: export Navigon Cruiser format

1.1.15 (2018-04-16)

  • Sharing: share routes as Kurviger url
  • Sharing: share routes as QR code
  • Sharing: share user location
  • Sharing: share any map position
  • Routing: load tour codes
  • Routing: open route files from email attachments
  • Routing: open route files from Google Drive
  • Bookmarks: import bookmarks from a gpx file
  • Bookmarks: export bookmarks to a gpx file
  • File browser: new implementation with multiple selection, create folders, rename, delete and more
  • Map: open multiple offline maps simultaneously (Pro)
  • Map: show map view on OpenStreetMap.org
  • App: French translation
  • Navigation: French voice navigation (Pro)
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • (2018-04-21) Bookmarks: long press on bookmarks to edit or delete them

1.1.14 (2018-02-27)

  • Import: allow importing ITN files to improve workflow for TomTom Rider navis (App + Website)
  • UI: (optionally) bookmarks are visible on map as markers
  • UI: long press on map to bookmark specific locations
  • UI: long press on bookmarks and search results to snap waypoints
  • Stability improvements

1.1.13 (2018-01-23)

  • Map: More map providers
  • Map: Improved Kurviger render style
  • Map: Improved hillshading (Pro)
  • Map: Removed Dark and Standard styles

1.1.12 (2017-12-28)

  • Navigation: navigate with the app in the background or with the screen turned off (Pro)
  • Navigation: (optionally) repeat “continue” instructions for longer periods without a turn (Pro)
  • Routing: support for U-turns to further improve the route guidance
  • UI: combine route curviness and routing options in one common dialog
  • UI: a clean, modern visual refresh for better user experience
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)

1.1.11 (2017-12-08)

  • Map: map layers menu to turn on/off points of interest (fuel stations, passes, motorcycle shops, viewpoints and more) with Kurviger maps (Pro)
  • Kurviger high detail offline multilingual vector maps available for download, enriched with motorcycle specific information (Pro)

1.1.10 (2017-11-03)

  • Application: screen orientation lock option (system setting, portrait, landscape)
  • Routing: long press on a route to also add via points
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)

1.1.9 (2017-10-13)

  • Routing: calculate all route types (fastest, curvy, extra curvy) at once and show them on map together (Pro)
  • Routing: generate multiple round trips simultaneously and show them on map at the same time (Pro)
  • Routing: change active route from multiple visible alternative routes, by tapping on an alternative route (Pro)
  • Routing: tap on a route to receive additional information about it (distance, duration, type)
  • Routing: long press on a route to easily change the calculation, like curviness, advanced options, or to reverse the route
  • Routing: add new instructions: “keep right” and “keep left” to further improve the route guidance
  • Map: zoom out easily with a two finger tap on map (all map gestures)
  • Map: many rendering improvements
  • App: added a help menu which makes it easier for users to find relevant documentation or help

1.1.8 (2017-09-01)

  • Routing: automatic save / restore of active route at app exit / start
  • Import / export: add .kurviger format in Free app and website (Free + website)
  • Routing: use turn restrictions in Free app and website (Free + website)
  • Navigation: (optionally) speak street names in voice guidance (Pro)

1.1.7 (2017-08-10)

  • Routing: restore and navigate previous saved routes while being offline (Pro)
  • Bookmarks: import and export options
  • File browser: several improvements
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)

1.1.6 (2017-07-29)

  • Round trips: option to use location as start
  • Stability improvements

1.1.5 (2017-07-13)

  • Kurviger links / QR: improved synchronization
  • Import route: GPX [automatic, track, route, waypoints] selection
  • Import route: routing from location to nearest point
  • Round trips: distance in metric / imperial units
  • Round trips: heading cardinal directions

1.1.4 (2017-07-07)

  • Import route: extend route option
  • Navigation: compass button turns map rotation on/off (Pro)

1.1.3 (2017-07-04)

  • Geocoding: postcode search (OpenCageData) (Pro)
  • Routing: export CSV format
  • Stability improvements

1.1.2 (2017-06-30)

  • Routing: virtual waypoints (instructions / navigation)
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • Free app gets ads (Free)

1.1.1 (2017-06-23)

  • Navigation: better performance (Pro)
  • Mapzen map: several improvements
  • Map style: Kurviger style is the default style
  • (2017-06-26) Routing: improved avoid main roads route calculation

1.1.0 (2017-06-16)

  • Navigation: avoid unnecessary rerouting (Pro)
  • Navigation: start navigating along the route anywhere (Pro)
  • Navigation: possible to skip waypoints (Pro)
  • Navigation: many enhancements (Pro)
  • Geocoding: use map center for location bias and sort results by distance
  • Geocoding: show last query and its results when open search dialog
  • Geocoding: include result type in results list
  • UI: update compass graphic
  • UI: add location direction arrow in navigation and follow modes (Pro)
  • UI: improved colored location marker

< 1.1.0

For versions below 1.1.0, we provide an overview of the changed features since we first published the Kurviger App.

  • Kurviger Pro received offline maps.
  • We added advanced routing options for all Kurviger apps and website: “avoid ferries”, “avoid motorways”, “avoid toll roads”, “avoid main roads”, “avoid small roads”, “avoid unpaved roads”.
  • Kurviger Pro and Free received the smooth movement option, that smoothes the movement on the map.
  • Kurviger Pro and Free received the address lookup.
  • Kurviger Pro and Free received improved map styling.

Kurviger Website

2020-05-29

  • Export: For .kurviger files, don't export the name for coordinate only inputs
  • Geocoding: Improve map zoom for geocoding/location search results

2020-05-23

  • Kurviger-Cloud: Improve profile settings
  • Kurviger Liberty: Liberty is now the default tile layer
  • Map: Fixed an issue that resets the tile layer

2020-04-08

  • Kurviger-Cloud: You can manage your favorites through the Kurviger cloud now
  • UI: Improved error message reporting using toasts
  • Kurviger Liberty: Improved infrastructure for Kurviger Liberty and remove experimental status

2020-03-22

  • Kurviger-Cloud: Move routes in different folders
  • Kurviger-Cloud: Hide lower save button if the upper save button is shown to avoid confusion between the two
  • Waypoint list: Convert red destination icon to waypoint number to see the number of waypoints even with a collapsed wayppoint list
  • UI: Show date of data used
  • Import: Allow to import multiple files as overlay
  • Import: Filter file select to only show importable files

< 2020-03-21

We split the App and Website changelog on the 21.03, previous changes to the website can be mixed with the app changes, below are just the changes that were separate from the app changes.

  • (2020-03-20) Website: show overlays for .kurviger files
  • (2020-01-23) Website: Show tour Pois on the map
  • (2020-02-04) Website: Fix issues with exporting files with special characters like ',' or ' ', see forum thread for more details
  • (2020-02-12) Website: The website now features an account system. You can now signup for an account on Kurviger
  • (2020-02-12) Website: Routes can be stored online in your account
  • (2020-02-12) Website: Organize routes in folders
  • (2020-02-14) Website: Fixed an issue with the Facebook sign up
  • (2020-02-25) Website: Fixed an issue with the .kurviger export to the Kurviger App, more details here
  • (2020-02-25) Website: Add option to show the current map section on Mapillary via right-click
  • (2020-02-27) Website: Set number of default imported points to 50
  • (2020-03-02) Website: Show the number of routes per route folder
  • (2020-03-02) Website: Only allow to delete empty route folders
  • (2020-03-02) Website: Show name of the route in the route info box
  • (2020-03-02) Website: Allow to reset the name of the route in the info box
  • (2020-03-02) Website: When you save a new route, the current route name is used
  • (2020-03-02) Website: Updated parts of the sidebar UI to add more structure
  • (2019-09-25) Website: Improved UI to better use the available space
  • (2019-09-27) Website: Show direction of route
  • (2019-10-04) Website: Improved UI - move revert route and snap waypoints on the main page
  • (2019-11-09) Website: Collapsible waypoint list, allows to expand/collapse the waypoint list to help the overview
  • (2019-11-09) Website: Improved POI window, for hotels, meeting points, fuel stations, etc.
  • (2019-11-20) Website: Increased compatibility with different browsers and systems
  • (2019-11-20) Website: Change color of the elevation diagram of the parts of the road that are higher than the drag bar.
  • (2019-11-20) Website: Add keyboard shortcuts. Hold R to make the route almost invisible. Hold Shift to toggle between left click modes.
  • (2019-07-10) Website: Added Google Earth 4 export again
  • (2019-07-30) Website: Added Kurviger Liberty map style (experimental)
  • (2019-07-30) Website: Show custom POIs earlier
  • (2019-08-21) Website: Show conditionally closed roads
  • (2019-08-21) Website: Improved elevation diagram
  • (2019-08-29) Website: Improved conditionally closed roads overlay
  • (2019-04-24) Website: Improve importing files
  • (2019-04-24) Website: Improve deleting routes and overlays
  • (2019-03-18) Website: Improve GPX Import dialog
  • (2019-03-19) Website: Add Sygic export
  • (2019-03-19) Website: Remove Google Earth 3 & 4 export. Google Earth 5 is still available. If you need this format, please let us know here
  • (2019-01-08) Website:​ improve POI appearance
  • (2019-01-08) Website:​ several minor improvements
  • (2018-11-29) Website:​ allow to show turn instruction nodes on the map
  • (2018-11-29) Website:​ improve delete route
  • (2018-11-29) Website:​ remove some Thunderforest map styles
  • (2018-12-10) Website:​ remove all Thunderforest maps
  • (2018-12-10) Website:​ improve via point placement
  • (2018-07-17) Website:​ enabled splitting of routes using the waypoint popup.
  • (2018-07-25) Website: improved placement of waypoints when clicking on the route.
  • (2018-07-03) Website: show distances and times for waypoints and added several options for waypoints
  • (2018-05-26) Improvement for printing the map (Website)
  • (2018-05-28) Added relief map (Website)
  • (2018-05-15) Website: extend route from/to poi (like hotels, museum)
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improved import dialog with the options to use track, route or waypoints
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improved visibility of the route on the map
  • (2018-05-17) Website: removed Mapbox tiles, due to incompatibility
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improved kurv.gr generation when using set as destination
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improve export for the Navigon URL format
  • (2018-02-28) Website: Filter attraction points of interest to improve the quality of the content
  • (2018-02-28) Website: Remove Omniscale
  • (2018-03-03) Website: Dutch translation, try it here
  • (2018-02-06) Website: Enable the website to use miles as well as km (imperial units)
  • (2018-02-18) Website: Improved route import overlay
  • (2018-02-18) Website: New right click option to show the map on OpenStreetMap
  • (2018-02-18) Website: Updated TomTom tutorial providing a lot more detail on how to export routes for a TomTom Rider
  • POI: icons clustering
  • Elevation: Make it possible to disable the elevation profile
  • Instructions: improved road book export to Excel

Kurviger Routing Server

This section describes changes that we did to our routing servers and that could result in different route results.

< 2020-03-21

We split the changelog in different sections so all changes prior to 21.03 are listed below.

  • (2019-09-25) Routing: Improved routing for the fastest route
  • (2019-08-29) Routing: Improve undesirable highway exits
  • (2019-08-29) Routing: Improve avoid narrow roads
  • (2019-04-19) Routing: Improved barrier handling and slightly improved detours handling in cities
  • (2019-05-10) Routing: Improved routing in some of the Nordic countries: Norway, Sweden, and Finland. For more details see the forum post here.
  • (2018-07-03) Routing: improved handling of narrow roads
  • (2018-06-15) Routing: Improved handling of access restrictions
  • (2018-06-15) Routing: Improved routing on dirt roads
  • (2018-06-13) Routing: Improved calculation of the fastest route
  • (2018-06-13) Routing: Improved recognition of narrow roads
  • Routing: added really “Fastest” route (App + Website)
  • (2018-02-02) Routing: Updated routing algorithm with substantial improvements to the city recognition and curvy roads rating (more information can be found here)
  • (2018-06-06) Routing: slightly reduce ETA to better match actual driving times
  • Routing: improved handling of small roads
changelog.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/29 10:31 by admin