Thursday, July 14, 2011

SwiftKey X Beta (Phone) v2.0.5.101

Requirements: ANDROID 2.1 and up
Overview: Next-generation AI keyboard, now with unrivaled prediction and personalization!

This app is not designed for tablets. Our tablet-optimized app is coming soon.

New features in this beta version:

-added a new "Neon" theme;
-added way of enabling all accented and international characters regardless of language used;
-added language support for Russian, Hungarian, Romanian, Catalan, Slovak.

Feature improvements:

-keyboard layouts and graphics;
-typing accuracy and spelling correction;
-the usability of the installation process and personalization functionality;
-prompts and status notifications;
-the shortcut launcher (particularly in landscape and on larger devices);
-the preferences and language settings UI;
-memory usage;
-language support;
-hard keyboard support, including allowing predictions and corrections;
-the performance of the prediction engine;
-general performance, responsiveness and power consumption.


Cloud-based personalization

Personalize your SwiftKey typing experience with data from your Facebook, Twitter and Gmail, as well as your sent SMS messages. Our new cloud personalization brings the typing experience to the next level.

Typing styles to suit you

Are you a precise and careful typist, or a rapid and less accurate one? With SwiftKey X, we’ve fine-tuned typing styles to match the way you use your phone, in order to maximize efficiency and make typing messages a breeze.

Personal input modeling

SwiftKey X dynamically adapts the touch-sensitive area of its keys, based on your actual touchscreen input actions, resulting in predictions that are based not just on the words you tend to use, but also the way you type.


(enable up to three at once)

English (US)
English (UK)
French (Canada)
Portuguese (Brazil)
Spanish (US)

Known Issues:

The new languages may take a few hours to propagate on our servers.

The are still occasional problems with personalization over a mobile network. Use wifi if this happens.

Certain apps still suffer repeated character problems. In particular, when deleting first word of a message in WhatsApp. We are looking into this. We have also had reports of problems with the search box on the homepage in Dolphin Browser HD.

Some issues remain in web text fields, which also affect the Android stock keyboard. We are currently investigating potential workarounds.

Occasional problem where "Clear personalization data" button is disabled temporarily until restarting SwiftKey X.

Switching orientation when in the middle of typing will turn on shift so that the next character typed will be in upper case as if it were the beginning of a sentence.

Deleting the first word in a sentence on hard keyboards will change the shift state of the first character (i.e. from upper to lower or vice versa). If this delete action is repeated, the shift state will alternate.

Whilst using the Light theme, there is a small gap at the bottom of the keyboard when it is in landscape.

What's in this version:
See main description for feature improvements, etc.
Bug fixes:
Repeated characters ("DoubleDouble") bugs are now fixed for the most part.
Fixed problems with physical/hard keyboards where SHIFT and ALT would get stuck.
No more flickering on Gingerbread devices.
Web search fields now behave correctly.
Fixed installer loop bug.
Language states and summaries now update correctly.
Fixed a bug where the user is unable to enter text until restarting SwiftKey X.

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