Friday, October 07, 2005

Recent Updates and Releases

I want to give you a general update on some of the version upgrades and new content releases that have taken place over the last few weeks (if you find any glaring omissions, let me know and I'll try to add them to the list):

Accordance 6.8 -
Faster Quartz drawing of smooth text.
Improved copying of pictures.
Support for Speech in the Parsing and Table windows.
Additional keyboard shortcuts for editing text and moving the 3D map.
Upgraded Accordance Widget.

e-Sword 7.7.7 -
A new Scripture Memory tool.
The Commentary verse notes can be browsed using the new toolbar buttons.
Maximized views are maintained at next start-up.
Ctrl+Shift+C will copy the currently selected Bible verses using the formatting
defined in the Copy Verses dialog.

Galaxie Software has released the Theological Journal Library vol. 8, which includes the following Journals:
Bibliotheca Sacra (2004)
Trinity Journal (2003)
Master's Seminary Journal (2002)
Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (2004)
Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (2004)
Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society (2004)
Journal of Ministry and Theology (2004)
Reformation and Revival (2004)
Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal (2004)
Emmaus Journal (2004)
Westminster Theological Journal (1938-1948, 2004)
Bible and Spade (1972-1983) - 12 more years of back issues
Christian Apologetics Journal (1998-2000) - New Journal
Reformed Baptist Theological Review (2003) - New Journal
Faith and Mission (1984-1995) - New Journal

GMPSoft (Software With You) has released the Greek New Testament, 4th Revised Edition by the German Bible Society and the OakTree GNT Morphology that includes the lexical form and parsing information for each Greek word in the UBS4/Nestle27 Greek text, along with a brief English definition.

Laridian put out some new modules for both My Bible and PocketBible. I'm referring to Today's New International Version, the New Bible Commentary: 21st Century Edition, the New Bible Dictionary, the New Dictionary of Theology, and the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology.

Logos Bible Software has released quite a few new titles too: Holladay's A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, The New International Greek Testament Commentary (12 Volumes), The Works of Philo: Greek Text with Morphology, Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture CD-ROM, Volume 1, Critical Review of Books in Religion (1988-1998), and The Earlier Epistles of St. Paul.

MacSword 2.1.1 -
Better module popups for Tiger
Improved service function
Faster progressive Bible display
Zoom preference settings
Module editing fixes
Fixes some searching issues
Spanish localisation

OliveTree Bible Software has released the Amplified Bible, and The Complete Word Study Bible set.

QuickVerse 2006 -
New Search Features (including Enhanced Word Form Search, Thesaurus Search, and Phrase Search)
New Reading Plan Features (New Reading Plans, Morning and Evening, and Parallel Bible)
New Interface Features (Enhanced Look/Feel, QuickVerse Advanced InfoWindow, QuickVerse History, Verse Selection, New Notes, Custom Bible Views)
Ability to Create Personal Books (Unlimited Books, Unlimited Topics, Organize it Your Way, Synchronize Your Books within QuickVerse, Create Hyperlinks)