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We’ve been working hard to bring you an enhanced ASO experience with our latest updates.


1.27

February 28, 2024

  • Editor: Corrects an issues with an application added by link

  • Keywords List: Fixed bug when adding more than 100 keywords, as well as keywords with special characters.


1.26

February 25, 2024

  • Editor: Excel Export for Core Metadata: You can now export core metadata including app name, description, and keywords directly to Excel. This feature allows for easier data manipulation and sharing outside the aso.dev platform.

  • Keywords:

    • Filtered Keywords Export: In the keywords section, we’ve introduced the ability to export only the data that you’ve filtered. This targeted export ensures you’re working with exactly the data set you need, without the clutter of unnecessary information.
    • Chart by Date Sorting: The keywords Chart has been improved to allow sorting by dates based on the quantity of keywords, not by country name. This enhancement helps in identifying trends over time more efficiently and making informed decisions based on keyword volume changes.
    • Enhanced Chart Navigation: Navigation has been made more intuitive from the keyword chart by date to the keyword table by country. This seamless navigation aids in a deeper analysis of keywords by country and over time, directly from the graphs.
    • Keyword Chart Country to Date Transition: Transitioning from the keyword chart by country to the keyword chart by date has been streamlined, allowing for a smooth switch between different analytical views and further enhancing the user experience.
  • Windows Version Design Update: We’ve removed window transparency in the Windows version of aso.dev. This change is aimed at improving readability and focus on the platform, ensuring that users have a distraction-free environment for their ASO tasks.


1.25

February 19, 2024

  • Competitors List: You can now add multiple competitors to the list at the same time (each link on a new line) and export the list of competitors for further analysis. Added a button to remove a competitor from the list. Fixed navigation to the Spy screen with the selected country.

  • In the Metadata Editor, documentation has been added, as well as improvements to the Keyword Suggestions feature. Added highlighting for keywords of the appropriate length, and by default, the Top: by Keyword is opened, with a “Add” button added for adding a keyword.

  • When creating a Project, validations for Issuer Id, .p8 API key, and API key ID fields have been added. Also, the documentation of this section on the website has been improved.

  • Sidebar Menu: The ability to hide the sidebar menu provides additional workspace and makes the interface more flexible.

  • Restoration of Filtering State in Tables

  • Improved Filtering in Drop-down Lists

  • The feedback button on the error screen now works correctly

  • In-app Stripe Subscription Management

  • Improvements in the Editor: Pricing updating price points, improved functionality

  • For the Windows version, the login screen has been fixed, and the design has been improved by adding window transparency.


1.24

February 15, 2024

  • Fixed: icons generator
  • Small bug fixes.
  • Performance: New version of Flutter 3.19.0.

1.23

February 12, 2024

  • Fixed “Apply” button behavior and small bugfix for Editor: Pricing.
  • Improved performance of the data tables.

1.22

February 05, 2024

Editor: Pricing: Easily manage your subscription prices with our new editor.

  • Import/Export Current Prices: Easily manage your current subscription prices.
  • Pre-set Price List: Includes popular references like Netflix, Spotify, BigMac, PPP, PPP with VAT fixed prices, and fixed prices with VAT.
  • USD Exchange Rate Conversion: Automatically convert prices to USD.
  • Quick Editor Tool: Speed up your pricing adjustments.
  • Auto Charming/Rounded Pricing: Set prices that are appealing and rounded off automatically.
  • Price Multiplier Function: Adjust your prices based on predefined multipliers.

Editor: Fastlane Import/Export: Streamline your workflow with Fastlane integration via import/export capabilities.

Session-Based Table Sorting & Filtering: Your sorting and filter preferences in tables are now saved for the duration of your session.

UI/UX Enhancements: Various improvements for a smoother user experience.

OpenAI Models Upgraded: Enjoy enhanced performance from the latest OpenAI updates.

Connect API for App Store: Experience improved integration with the App Store.


1.21

December 11, 2023 Metadata Editor: export metadata to CSV format.

Improvements:


1.20

November 30 2023

  • Support for Directory Import in Translations Screen: It allows to import entire directories (folders) in the translations screen, for batch processing of multiple files.

  • Fixed Reload in Keywords Screen: This fix addresses an issue where selected filters wasn’t saved correctly upon reloading the keywords screen.

  • Lazy Loading for Reviews Beyond 200: Previously, it was limited to displaying only 200 reviews, but with this update, it can now load more reviews as needed.

  • Minor Bug Fixes: These are usually small, less noticeable issues that have been identified and corrected. These fixes contribute to the overall stability and performance of the software but might not be significant enough to warrant individual mention in the release notes.


1.19

November 25, 2023

  • Cross Locales: Editor Enhanced Validation Features
  • Projects Streamlined Creation and Management Processes
  • Editor Support for All XCode Languages (Over 1300 Combinations)

1.18

November 22, 2023


1.17

November 17, 2023

  • Keywords Improvements: bugfix in by Date data source (in Grid and Chart), Sorting Countries by Name, filter “Keywords” by checking if they are contained within “Keyword list”.

1.16

November 15, 2023

  • Subscriptions Editor and Localizations: Introducing a refined approach to managing subscriptions. Our updated editor enhances your ability to modify and localize subscription details, providing a more tailored experience for different markets.
  • Keywords charts Dive into detailed analytics with our new keywords charts feature. Track and analyze keyword trends over time or by countries to optimize your app’s visibility in the App Store.
  • Add project by Link You can now easily add projects to your dashboard using a link. This update accepts links to any application in the App Store or shared links. When added a shared project link will require an encryption code.
  • Cross locales Enhanced Validation We’ve improved our cross locales validation, making it interactive and more efficient. This update removes duplicated parts.
  • Access Rights Enhancements Enhancements to access rights allow for more granular control and better team collaboration
  • Measures screen Enhancements for better usability and data representation.
  • Translation Improved Import .strings files and enhanced Export.
  • Editor We’ve resolved an issue in the editor where version incrementation was not functioning correctly.
  • App Store Connect API Version Updated. This update includes compatibility and integration with the latest version of the App Store Connect API, ensuring seamless synchronization with App Store and data accuracy.
  • New Models for OpenAPI We’ve expanded our API capabilities with new models, offering more flexibility and options for integration. These models are designed to streamline processes and improve the efficiency of data exchange via OpenAPI.
  • Minor Changes and Tweaks: We’ve also implemented some smaller changes and fixes for a smoother and improved ASO journey with us.

1.15

October 23, 2023

  • Improved UI for Keyword List: We’ve listened to your feedback and refreshed the user interface of the Keyword List, making it more user-friendly and intuitive. And we’re added functionality to copy comma-separated keywords, simplifying data sharing and analysis.
  • Copy All Keywords to Clipboard: Now you can easily copy all the keywords from the table to your clipboard by simply clicking a button. This feature will save you time when you need to export your keyword data.
  • Windows Excel Export: You can now export your data to Excel on Windows and we’re fixed Excel encoding, ensuring data accuracy during export.
  • Bulk Editor Issue: We’ve fixed the bug related to opening the bulk editor from the main editor.
  • Competitors from Top by Keyword: You can now add competitors directly from the “Top: By Keyword” section, streamlining your competitor analysis process.
  • Projects improvement: We’re fixed some issues with prefilling ID from renamed API-keys files.
  • Sign in With Apple: Improved handling of Sign in With Apple cancellations for a more seamless login experience.
  • Custom Error for Review Responses: We’ve added custom error messages for review responses, providing more informative feedback when your key doesn’t have access to answer reviews.
  • General Fixes and Improvements: We’ve also made some minor tweaks and fixes to further optimize your ASO journey with us.

1.14

October 2, 2023

  • Improved UI for Subscriptions: Managing your ASO.dev subscription is now more intuitive and streamlined, making it easier than ever to access our PRO features.
  • Fixed Memory Cache for Rating Keywords: We’ve implemented a crucial fix to the memory cache for rating keywords. Previously, the cache would sometimes display outdated information. Now, the cache has a specific time limit, ensuring that you always see the most current and accurate keyword data. Your ASO decisions will be based on the freshest insights.
  • Sorting in “Keywords List”: We’ve listened to your feedback! You can now sort your keyword list to quickly identify trends and opportunities. Whether you prefer alphabetical order or want to focus on high-impact keywords, ASO.dev has you covered.
  • Fixed Opened Country for Top by Keyword from “Keywords: We’ve resolved an issue related to tracking top keywords by country from the “Keywords” section. Now, you can seamlessly access keyword rankings specific to your target countries, helping you fine-tune your ASO strategy with precision.
  • Other Minor Improvements: We believe in the power of continuous improvement. In this release, we’ve made several minor enhancements and fixes throughout the platform to ensure a smoother, more efficient ASO journey. These tweaks contribute to an overall better user experience.

1.13

September 27, 2023

  • Translations with Chat GPT: We’ve fixed an issue with Chat GPT where text formatting and line breaks sometimes were not translated correctly.

  • Translations Max Length Validation: We heard your feedback and have resolved an issue related to translations exceeding their maximum length. ASO.dev now accurately enforces maximum length limits, ensuring that your translated content fits perfectly within the requirements.

  • Improved Editor - New Locales Save: Saving new locales in the Editor is now a smoother experience. We’ve made enhancements to streamline the process of adding and saving new languages for your app, helping you expand your global reach effortlessly.

  • Login with Email in App Store Version: We understand the importance of security and convenience. In response to user requests, we’ve introduced the option to log in with your email in the App Store version of ASO.dev. This provides an additional login method for those who prefer it and uses Stripe Subscription.

  • Cards Hover Effects: We’ve brought back the visually engaging hover effects for cards within ASO.dev. Enjoy a more interactive and user-friendly experience as you navigate through the platform.

  • General Fixes and Improvements: We’ve also made some minor tweaks and fixes to further optimize your ASO journey with us.


1.12

September 11, 2023

  • Windows Version Now Available: Good news for Windows users! You can now enjoy ASO optimization on your Windows platform, expanding your app’s reach and success.
  • Icons Generator: No more manual resizing! Save time when producing app icons with multiple sizes required by Apple’s platforms.
  • Translate Keywords: Understanding foreign keywords? We got you. ASO.dev now translates all keywords in the keyword grid and keyword list to your primary language, making keyword research a breeze.
  • Keyword Suggestions in Cross Locales: Tailor your strategy for different regions! Get keyword recommendations specific to a chosen locale for supported countries.
  • Filter by Search Ads Popularity (SAP) in Keywords by Date Grid: Dive deeper into keyword insights! Filter and understand keyword effectiveness based on Search Ads Popularity (SAP).
  • Translations: New filter options to display only changed data or view matching data across translations
  • Cross Localization: Updated and actualized cross localizations. Additional locales now listed in alphabetical order for better navigation.
  • Countries Switcher: We’ve added missing countries and countries flags for a more comprehensive experience.
  • General Fixes and Improvements: We’ve also made some minor tweaks and fixes to further optimize your ASO journey with us.

1.11

August 7, 2023

  • DeepL and OpenAI Translations: We’re excited to announce that we’re finally can enable translations from DeepL and OpenAI for AppStore version again. We had initially faced a challenge with Apple Review team blocking this feature, but after diligently working on an appeal, we successfully convinced them to allow us to enable it back for you. This means you can now reach a wider global audience by localizing your app in multiple languages.
  • Copyright in Editor: Now, you can conveniently include your copyright information in the application metadata.
  • Keywords Chart: We have fixed the issue with the Keywords Chart screen. The keywords switch was not functioning correctly, preventing users from viewing the chart based on specific keywords. With this fix, you can now easily analyze and track keyword performance, empowering you to fine-tune your ASO strategy effectively.
  • Minor Changes and Tweaks: We believe in constantly refining and improving the ASO journey for our users. As part of this commitment, we have implemented various minor changes and fixes throughout the platform. These enhancements aim to provide a smoother and more efficient experience, allowing you to optimize your app’s visibility with ease.

1.10

July 18, 2023

  • Top: by keyword. This addition allows you to analyze top apps by keyword across different countries. Added Story card information.
  • Improved Keywords List. When adding keywords to a list, the system now automatically handles case insensitivity, ensuring consistency in keyword management. Additionally, empty keywords are now skipped when adding them to a list, allowing for a cleaner and more streamlined keyword organization.
  • Editor: Trim Values on Save, keywords chips - ordering by SAP.
  • Cross localizations. You can now save pinned countries for quick access, and we have added valuable information about countries’ population and GDP. So you can sort countries by name, population or GDP. Additionally, animations have been removed for improved performance.
  • Subscription Screen. UI improvements, for the .dmg version, we now display information indicating that it is currently only available in the AppStore version.
  • Sidebar now consists of three levels: Metadata, ASO, and Tools.
  • Keywords. We have fixed a date range issue in the Keywords feature to ensure accurate data representation. Additionally, we have added a helpful message indicating that the data is currently available only for the iOS platform.
  • Minor Changes and Tweaks: As always, we have implemented various smaller changes and fixes to enhance the overall ASO journey, providing a smoother and improved experience for our users.

1.9

July 10, 2023

  • Right-To-Left and Left-To-Right Mirroring layout ASO.dev now supports mirroring layouts for both right-to-left (RTL) and left-to-right (LTR) languages. The interface adapts based on the language direction, providing a more user-friendly experience.
  • Translation
    • Stop Words. You can now fill in stop words in their profile settings. Stop words are commonly used words that are excluded from translation to ensure more accurate and contextually relevant results.
    • Placeholders for variables We improved working with placeholders for variables during translation. This feature allows for dynamic substitutions in translated text, providing more flexibility and accuracy by simply wrap variable in curly bracers.
    • Disable translations platform You have the ability to disable specific translation platforms within Profile, allowing for a more customized translation workflow.
    • Displaying current translations platform. The progress loader screen now displays the current translations platform being used, providing clearer visibility and tracking of translation progress.
  • Buttons in Page Title - Fixed. The issue with buttons overlapping page titles has been resolved, ensuring a more consistent and visually appealing layout.
  • Bulk editor: First Run Translate Override.
  • DeepL API type detects automatically by entered API-key

1.8

July 8, 2023

  • App List: Competitors. Introducing a new feature, designed to help you analyze and optimize your app’s performance in comparison to your competitors. Now you can easily gather data and insights from competitor apps by adding them via app links or selecting from Top apps. Analyze their keyword strategies and discover valuable keyword recommendations. This feature allows you to optimize your app’s visibility and ranking more effectively.
  • Editor Enhancements: Recommendations for Keywords field by ‘Competitors’
  • Fixed Editor View with Keyboard for iOS. We’ve resolved an issue that affected the editor view when using a keyboard. Now you can edit your app’s metadata, without any display problems.
  • Improved Keywords List. We’ve implemented various fixes and enhancements to the Keywords List feature.
  • Custom Error Messages on Save to App Store. To provide better guidance and assistance during the save process to the App Store, we’ve include specific information about your locale in error messages.
  • Minor Changes and Tweaks: We’ve also implemented some smaller changes and fixes for a smoother and improved ASO journey with us.

1.7

July 4, 2023

  • Projects Screen improvements. ASO.dev now offers three types of project creation options:
    By P8 Key: Users can create a project by entering their P8 key, allowing seamless integration with their existing app development process.
    By App Link: Users can create a project by simply inserting the app link, making it quick and convenient to set up a project for a specific app. Some functions like Metadata sync with AppStore Connect and project sharing are limited.
    Without application with Limited Access: Users can also create an project without application. All application-related functions will be disabled.
    Users can add application link or p8 key later and unlock all features\
  • iTunes Country Switcher. Now, you can easily switch between different iTunes stores.
  • Keywords Grid Improvements
    Changed UI/UX of data grid: We’ve revamped the interface of our data grid for a smoother, more intuitive user experience.
    Added keyword rank chart: A new keyword ranks chart has been added to visualize the app’s ranking based in selected range keyword ranks in the average value column.
    Changed columns ordering: We’ve rearranged the columns for better accessibility and understanding of information.
    Fixed filtering: The filtering issues experienced by some users have been rectified
    Fixed filter by Keywords List: You can now efficiently filter your grid using Keywords list.
  • Keyword List Improvements
    Case-Insensitive search: Our search is now case-insensitive, meaning it won’t matter whether your input is in lowercase or uppercase.
    Filter keyword list by multiple comma-separated search terms: You can now filter your keyword list using multiple search terms, just separate them by commas.
  • Translations with Chat GPT improvements
    Selector for model type: You can now select the type of model you want to use for translations: GPT-4, GPT-3.5-Turbo, Davinci-003
    Requests per minute limitations: We’ve resolved the issues with the limitation on requests per minute. It was limited to 3 requests per minute for free rates. Now, you have the flexibility to keep it at 3 requests per minute to minimize expenses, or choose constrained by your GPT’s subscription plan.
  • Editor Improvements
    Editor in Rejected State: The read-only mode in the editor has been disabled when in the Rejected State, allowing you to make necessary changes.\
  • Bulk Editor Improvements
    Progress bar: We’ve added a progress bar to Editor, Bulk Editor and Cross Localization Screens to provide visual feedback on the progress of your tasks.\
  • Save open window size (Mac OS): Allows users to save their preferred window size when using the application.\
  • Access Rights Grid Improvements
    Changed UI/UX of data grid: We’ve revamped the interface of our data grid for a smoother, more intuitive user experience.
    Override meta-information: You have an option to override the meta-information translations if needed.\
  • Keywords chips flickering: Fixed Cross localization, Editor and Bulk Editor keywords chips flickering issue
  • Fixed “Editor” for Apps Added by Link (IOS): We’ve resolved an issue that affected the Editor for apps that were added via a link. Now, you can seamlessly edit and manage these apps just like any others.\
  • UI Improvements

1.5 (MAC OS)

June 15, 2023

Fixed “Editor” for Apps Added by Link: We’ve resolved an issue that affected the Editor for apps that were added via a link. Now, you can seamlessly edit and manage these apps just like any others.


1.4

June 14, 2023

  • Improved “Editor”
    Export/Import Functionality: Easily export and import all metadata in json to transfer changes between different accounts or applications.
    Choose Build: You can choose your build before submission on the go.
    Send to Review: With a simple click, send your app for review directly from the Editor.
    Publish App: Releasing your app is now even easier. Publish straight from the Editor!
    Fixed Saving for zh-Hant and zh-Hans: We’ve resolved the issue with saving in these locales to ensure a smoother localization process.
    Editor: Publish: access level allows you to change the ‘What’s New’ section, select a build and submit it for review, remove a build from review, or even release a version after submission from the Editor screen.

  • Improved “Top Apps” Screen
    Default Selected Parameters: To enhance user convenience, we’ve made certain parameters selected by default.

  • Improved “Keywords List”
    Search Functionality: You can now easily search within your keyword list.
    Delete All: Want to start fresh? Use the ‘Delete All’ feature to clear your keyword list.
    Select Country: Track your keyword rankings and Apple Search Ads for your keyword list to specific markets by selecting your target country.
    Show Popularity and Rank for Country and Selected App: Get comprehensive insights with the Apple Search Ads popularity and rank of each keyword for a selected country and app.

  • Fixed Redeem Code on iOS: We’ve fixed the issue with redeeming codes on iOS on Startup.


1.3

June 10, 2023

  • Add Apps Without a Key (by link): Now, you can easily add your apps simply by using a link, making the process more straightforward
  • Support for DeepL and OpenAI Translations: We’re excited to announce that we now support translations from DeepL and OpenAI, giving you more language options for localizing your app.
  • Improved Handling of Chinese Symbol for keywords: Our keyword functionality now handles Chinese characters better, enhancing your ASO efforts for Chinese markets.
  • Fixed Hieroglyphs in Keywords: We’ve corrected an issue where certain hieroglyphs were not being added properly in keywords.
  • New Tooltip for Columns: Hover over Keywords grid columns in the UI for a quick tooltip explanation.
  • Export Keywords from list: You can now export keywords directly from your list, making it easier to analyze and utilize your keyword data.
  • Project Synchronization Fixes: We’ve resolved issues to ensure smoother synchronization process after the creation of a new project.
  • Bulk Editor. Translation: Our new Bulk Editor can translate fields to all locales from the primary one. This is particularly helpful for the ‘What’s New’ section.
  • Localized Categories: Categories now localized to all languages.
  • Spy UI Improvements: We’ve improved the UI of our Spy feature to provide you with a more intuitive and user-friendly experience.
  • Fixed .strings Import/Export in Translations: We’ve resolved an issue related to importing and exporting translations in .strings format.
  • Progress Bar for Translations: Keep track of your translation progress with our new progress bar.
  • Auto-translate Empty Values: Empty fields will now be automatically translated with machine translation.
  • Fixed Validation: We’ve corrected some validation issues to ensure a more seamless user experience.
  • General Fixes and Improvements: We’ve also made some minor tweaks and fixes to further optimize your ASO journey with us.

1.2

June 8, 2023

  • Feature: Add App in Project by Link: Simplifying your workflow, you can now add apps to your project simply by using a link.
  • Feature: Auto Translations in “Bulk Editor”: The “Bulk Editor” now automatically translates from your primary locale to all other locales. This enhancement should make localizing your app faster and easier.
  • Improved Spy: We’ve fine-tuned our Spy feature for a more user-friendly experience and effective competitive analysis.
  • Fixed Multiline for Editor and Translations: We’ve resolved an issue with multiline input in our Editor and translations, ensuring a smoother content creation and localization process.
  • Minor Changes and Tweaks: We’ve also implemented some smaller changes and fixes for a smoother and improved ASO journey with us.

1.1

May 8, 2023

  • New Feature: Keyword List Page: We’re introducing a dedicated page for keyword lists in each project. You can now save keywords in this list and conveniently use them in the Editor.
  • Fixed Keychain Access Request: We’ve resolved the issue with unnecessary Keychain Access request.
  • Fixed Subscription Loading at Startup: We’ve corrected the problem with loading subscriptions when the app starts.
  • Improved Localization: We’ve enhanced Editor localization to cater better to your global user base.
  • Minor Changes and Tweaks: We’ve also implemented some smaller changes and fixes for a smoother and improved ASO journey with us.

Enjoy the new features and improvements!

We value your feedback and are committed to providing you with the best ASO tools and features. If you encounter any issues, have suggestions for future updates, or simply want to share your thoughts, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team or send us a message via contact form.

Thank you for choosing ASO.dev to boost your app’s success in the competitive app marketplace. We look forward to helping you achieve your ASO goals!