Corvus v. 2021.1.0

Release date: 
Tuesday, 27. April 2021
English, Czech, German, Polish, Slovak, Italian
Supported versions of the operating system Android: 
4.4 KitKat, 4.4.1 KitKat, 4.4.2 KitKat, 4.4.3 KitKat, 4.4.4 KitKat, 5.0 Lollipop, 5.0.1 Lollipop, 5.0.2 Lollipop, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.1.1 Lollipop, 6.0 Marshmallow, 6.0.1 Marshmallow, 7.0 Nougat, 7.1 Nougat, 7.1.1 Nougat, 7.1.2 Nougat, 8.0 Oreo, 8.1 Oreo, 9.0 Pie, 10.0, 11.0
Application to download: 
New module: 
Countdown timer

Application lets you to set timer which will alert you after defined time. You can also create custom (named) timers and use them by voice commands. See voice commands help for more information.


Application provides standard stopwatch functionality - start, stop, reset, split, lap and exporting of collected values.

Automatic time announcer

Application lets you to set automatic time and missed calls / messages announcement. Can be set for chosen hours in a day, can also play sound.

New feature or improvement: 
Alarm clock application: it is possible to create more (custom) alarms with extended functionality (enable in chosen days of week, set custom ringing, time announcing, dynamic volume, snoozing configuration, can also play internet streams as an alarm).
Corvus can now extract text from PDF, RTF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, (X)HTM(L) and EPUB formats. Double tap on any file in File manager to launch this function. Preview will show the text without saving to a storage, text extraction generates .txt file, in which you can create bookmarks on exit and so on.
It is now possible to open particular file in standard Android application. Use context menu item in file manager to do it.
File manager can also share focused file like in other standard file managers. See context menu in File manager.
It is now possible to “activate” (click on) some parts of texts in edit fields. E.g. on internet addresses (will be opened in default internet browser), telephone numbers (will be used in Phone application) and e-mail addresses (will be used by Corvus E-mail application). Use appropriate item in context menu or 1-doubletouch to do it.
It is now possible to use 1-2fingers swipe to left to delete text between mark and cursor.
It is now possible to repeat item under cursor in all lists by using 2-touch gesture.
The same gesture can be used in edit fields to spell letter under cursor using NATO alphabet.
Functionality or controll change: 
The place mark functionality can be now performed using 1-2fingers swipe to right. Original gesture which was used for this in previous versions is now mapped to click on part of text functionality (see above).
Notepad application now uses multiline edit when editing existing note.
Partially sighted people using control by buttons mode can now use button for voice dictation in edits also to stop voice input.
The back button in Corvus buttons block on main screen is now replaced by voice dictation button which can be used to start and stop voice command feature.
Internet radio application now properly utilizes mirroring servers and so is more stable.
It is now possible .m4a files in Music player.
Fixed bug: 
Fixed many bugs related to stability of Calendar application.
Fixed a bug which caused volume changes on phones with slower CPU when user used shifted gesture to launch android application or dialog.
Fixed few bugs related to stability of Phone application.
Fixed a bug which caused closing of incoming call screen when user received a new call during other existing call which was terminated.
Fixed a bug which caused on some phones that screen off wake lock remained active after end of call.
Fixed typo in Czech localization.
Fixed a bug which caused that it was not possible to use bank notes recognizer in full version on some phones with full Corvus license.