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Description

NavBooks is a beautifully designed Audiobook player to listen to all of your offline Audiobooks in one place across multiple devices.

Features
-Automatically loads downloaded audiobooks from Overdrive and RBdigital
-Works across Android for Mobile, Tablets, and Wear OS
-Easy book matching from Google Play Books to find the correct information
-Cover image searching within app
-Material design with dynamic colors
-Light, Dark, and Black themes with the ability to invert dynamic colors
-Playback speed adjustment
-Skip length adjustment
-Sleep timer with automatic start time
-Speech leveler feature
-Relaxation noises to play with book
-Bookmarks

 $0.99 in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Feb 12, 2018 (about 1 year ago).

Releasing new versions every 6 days, on average.

Mar 18
2019
(Current)
Version 0.9.5

Version 0.9.5

-Made notification appear for 10 minutes before disappearing to prevent playback getting stuck.
-Moved updates to background thread
-Updates only happen once a second while the app is open

Mar 02
2019
Version 0.9.4

Version 0.9.4

-Added sorting to compensate for numbers without leading 0s in file names
-Fixed crash if looking through an empty file

Feb 27
2019
Version 0.9.3

Version 0.9.3

-Changed position syncing in app to come directly from media player
-Moved saves to background thread
-Fixed crash if request happens too many times
-Changed background to black in Wear OS app

Feb 25
2019
Version 0.9.2

Version 0.9.2

-Fixed speed changing after starting a new file
-Updated libraries

Dec 10
2018
Version 0.9.1

Version 0.9.1

-Fixed files being loaded in wrong order on some devices
-Fixed bug with audio resuming at weird times

Nov 14
2018
Version 0.9.0

Version 0.9.0

-Added option to disable auto-pausing on watch
-Fixed text being cropped in landscape view on phone
-Removed sorting by filename in case files are in a separate folder
-Fixed ANR's when building notification
-Fixed crash if file length can not be read

Nov 06
2018
Version 0.8.9

Version 0.8.9

-Fixed Android Auto hanging on re-launch
-Added Ambient support for watch now playing view
-Made sync task only start once

Oct 27
2018
Version 0.8.7

Version 0.8.7

-Fixed bug where some files can't be read
-Added support m4b file chapters

Oct 25
2018
Version 0.8.6

Version 0.8.6

-Added sort button to app menu with options to sort by author and title
-Temporary solution to files where duration can not be found
-Added more content descriptions to watch app

Oct 22
2018
Version 0.8.5

Version 0.8.5

-Added transfer and compression options

Oct 22
2018
Version 0.8.4

Version 0.8.4

-Fixed bug where book files are not added

Oct 20
2018
Version 0.8.2

Version 0.8.2

-Added playback speed option in settings for more precise settings
-Added current file button to seek to specific file

Oct 16
2018
Version 0.8.1

Version 0.8.1

-Fixed bug with two media sessions being created
-Fixed bug with multiple handlers being created

Oct 16
2018
Version 0.7.9

Version 0.7.9

-Added accessibility content descriptions

Oct 09
2018
Version 0.7.7

Version 0.7.7

-Added placeholder covers
-Tried changing callback for media session

Sep 23
2018
Version 0.7.6

Version 0.7.6

-Fixed bug where playback starts at the beginning of last file after a sync
-Added sleep sounds animation in phone now playing settings
-Added toggle images for sleeps sounds on notification

Sep 21
2018
Version 0.7.5

Version 0.7.5

-Fixed seeking controls sometimes skipping to the next file
-Fixed Bluetooth issues
-Fixed skipping jumping back to the beginning

Sep 17
2018
Version 0.7.4

Version 0.7.4

-Added support for gapless playback
-Fixed crash for older devices when trying to display watch animation

Sep 13
2018
Version 0.7.1

Version 0.7.1

-Fixed bug where position keeps updating if wear app is in the background
-Added silent crash handler and reporting
-Added support for audio books with sub-folders
-Fixed bug where Bluetooth events would sometimes fire twice for button up and down

Sep 12
2018
Version 0.7.0

Version 0.7.0

-Fixed crash if there are no directories for Job task to sync

Sep 10
2018
Version 0.6.8

Version 0.6.8

-Changed sync so furthest progress will be set.
-Changed sleep sounds player to static to prevent layering sounds

Sep 02
2018
Version 0.6.7

Version 0.6.7

-Fixed bug where books saved using old system would no longer load If books fail to play, please remove them from the library and add them again

Sep 02
2018
Version 0.6.6

Version 0.6.6

-Fixed bug where now playing screen is blank
-Fixed bug where files with "!" in the name cannot be read (ex. Guards! Guards!.mp3)
-Added notification color to prepare for new version of Wear OS

Aug 23
2018
Version 0.6.5

Version 0.6.5

-Added progress sync indicator button. Click to re-sync.
-Wear OS has a sync indicator at the top. Should show an error message if there was a failure
-Fixed bug where add fab stops working while playing
-Image crops center instead on Wear OS

Aug 17
2018
Version 0.6.4

Version 0.6.4

-Fixed bug where audio pauses between files

Aug 13
2018
Version 0.6.3

Version 0.6.3

-Another attempt to fix the Bluetooth issues
-Fixed some bugs

Aug 08
2018
Version 0.6.2

Version 0.6.2

-Updated wear app to send information changes to media player

Aug 07
2018
Version 0.6.1

Version 0.6.1

-Fixed null pointer exceptions from book title or author to prevent many crashes

Aug 05
2018
Version 0.6.0

Version 0.6.0

-Changed progress syncing from message protocol to data sync protocol. Hope this will help syncing occur better
-Percent complete on mobile notification now updates every minute and progress is saved and synced
-Fixed bug where notification appears after a minute of closing with error message

Aug 03
2018
Version 0.5.9

Version 0.5.9

-Fixed skip buttons not working

Aug 02
2018
Version 0.5.8

Version 0.5.8

-Removed retry for seek
-Fixed some crashes in the media player

Jul 28
2018
Version 0.5.7

Version 0.5.7

-Added attempt to restart media player if seeking after it has been closed.

Jul 27
2018
Version 0.5.6

Version 0.5.6

-Seeking now works while paused
-Fixed some crashes
-Added error listener
-Updated libraries

Jul 23
2018
Version 0.5.5

Version 0.5.5

-Added logs for errors when getting position in book
-Added second try if book is in illegal state when skipping

Jul 21
2018
Version 0.5.4

Version 0.5.4

-Fixed Bluetooth not working after starting a new file within the book
-Got cover image to move to the far right on mobile notification while keeping image centered on lock screen and watch
-Fixed bug where back button on activity doesn't work on older versions of Android

Jul 21
2018
Version 0.5.3

Version 0.5.3

-Made high contrast black and white for Wear OS
-Fixed Bluetooth pause/play issues

Jul 19
2018
Version 0.5.2

Version 0.5.2

-Fixed bug where sleep timer is hard to click
-Added workaround for when album art colors are occasionally invisible
-Added percentage complete to the notification

Jul 14
2018
Version 0.5.1

Version 0.5.1

-Added option to automatically create a bookmark after the sleep timer has expired rather than stopping playback
-Updated libraries

Jun 06
2018
Version 0.5.0

Version 0.5.0

-Fixed crash when trying to show toast message on wrong thread

Jun 05
2018
Version 0.4.7

Version 0.4.7
-Added option when hitting the add fab to select whether you want to select the sync folder or add an individual book
-Fixed white sleep icon in the settings
-Fixed offset cover on lock screen.

Jun 04
2018
Version 0.4.6

Version 0.4.6

-Prevented book cover cropping on notifications for mobile
-Fixed some bugs

May 30
2018
Version 0.4.5

Version 0.4.5

-Added sleep sounds button on the now playing screen with volume adjustment by long pressing

May 18
2018
Version 0.4.1

Version 0.4.1

-Updated color fetching
-Removed invert button

May 15
2018
Version 0.4.0

Version 0.4.0

-Added high contrast color setting
-Fixed some crashes

May 09
2018
Version 0.3.9

Version 0.3.9

-Changed notification so it can not be dismissed while sleep sounds are being played to prevent ongoing sounds in the background.

May 08
2018
Version 0.3.8

Version 0.3.8

-Cleaned up the settings menu so sleep settings have their own section
-Moved book syncing to background for Nougat and newer
-Fixed bug with blank popup for buttons in settings
-Added delete confirmation

Apr 22
2018
Version 0.3.7

Version 0.3.7

-Added sleep sounds

Apr 10
2018
Version 0.3.6

Version 0.3.6

-Added Russian Translation
-Added Sync Folder

Apr 04
2018
Version 0.3.5

Version 0.3.5

-Added sleep timer start button in wear settings
-Fixed various bugs

Apr 02
2018
Version 0.3.4

Version 0.3.4

-Fixed occasional crash when trying to remove a book on wear
-Fixed occasional crash when skipping forward

Mar 29
2018
Version 0.3.3

Version 0.3.3

-Fixed bug with audiobook immediately stopping
-Added cover expanding on wear

Mar 25
2018
Version v.2018.03.26

Version 0.3.2
-Fixed crash when opening settings on older versions of Android
-Added snackbar message to indicate book syncing
-Fixed various bugs

Mar 25
2018
Version 0.3.2

Version 0.3.2

-Fixed crash when opening settings on older versions of Android
-Added snackbar message to indicate book syncing
-Fixed various bugs

Mar 22
2018
Version v.2018.03.22

Version 0.3.1
-Hopefully fixed issues with Mumi crashing.

Mar 16
2018
Version v.2018.03.17

Version 0.3.0
-Updated book title font and size
-Fixed media player crash
-Fixed bug where setting a cover from an image doesn't save the book

Mar 16
2018
Version 0.3.0

Version 0.3.0

-Updated book title font and size
-Fixed media player crash
-Fixed bug where setting a cover from an image doesn't save the book

Mar 15
2018
Version v.2018.03.16

Version 0.2.9
-Updated color fetching
-Fixed shake-to-wake bugs
-Fixed some other crashes

Mar 14
2018
Version v.2018.03.15

Version 0.2.8
-Fixed a media player crash

Mar 13
2018
Version v.2018.03.14

Version 0.2.7
-Fixed some crashes with the media player

Mar 10
2018
Version v.2018.03.11

Version 0.2.6
-Updated button sizes and dimensions
-Added cover scale on click

Mar 09
2018
Version v.2018.03.10

Version 0.2.5
-Updated media player to set as active to try to fix Bluetooth issues.

Mar 04
2018
Version v.2018.03.05

Version 0.2.4
-Changed skip to next function from stopping media player and instead do nothing.

Mar 03
2018
Version v.2018.03.04

Version 0.2.2
-Fixed issue with notification disappearing while paused on Android Oreo
-Hopefully fixed Bluetooth not receiving
-Updated dependencies
-Added Shake-To-Wake setting to reset the sleep timer

Feb 26
2018
Version v.2018.02.27

Version 0.2.1
-Album art now only loads once for the notification
-Added Voice Leveler feature that attempts to lower the volume when narration gets louder (Available in playback settings)

Feb 23
2018
Version v.2018.02.24

Version 0.1.9
-Resized images and text to optimize for different devices and resolutions

Feb 18
2018
Version v.2018.02.19

Version 0.0.6
-Made add button play pause button while book is playing
-Added support for automatic syncing of RBdigital and Overdrive downloaded audio books
-Fixed bug with status bar color getting stuck in-between two colors when book is stopped
-Added automatic sleep timer option

Feb 15
2018
Version v.2018.02.16

Version 0.0.5
-Added color animations for mobile
-Added support for rotating in lists and now playing on mobile
-Added support for themes in the search activity for mobile.

Feb 12
2018
Version v.2018.02.13

Version 0.0.3
-Improvements to media player
-Timer updates when paused and opening from the notification
-Got sleep timer working
-removed page curl on covers when searching

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