Equipd Bible Version 4.0

There are some significant improvements for language learners in this update.

  • Jyutping 粵拼 Cantonese Romanisation. Jyutping was developed by the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong. It is starting to be used more in apps such as Pleco, websites such as Chinese Class 101, and books on learning Cantonese such as “A shortcut to Cantonese” and “Learn to speak Cantonese”. Some prefer Jyutping because it makes a better use of spelling to differentiate different sounds, whereas Yale tends to sometimes use the same spelling for different sounds. I am very pleased to add support for Jyutping 粵拼 Cantonese Romanization to the Equipd Bible app, alongside the existing powerful 2-line support for Pinyin, Sidney Lau, Zhuyin (Bopomofo) and Yale. To enable go to the specific EPUB settings page you have downloaded in Chinese Traditional or Simplified, and enable the Jyutping 2-line support.
  • 2-line support inside Footnotes and Cross-References. A number of Bibles have footnotes or cross-references supported in the Equipd Bible app. Now when you tap a footnote or cross-reference for a Bible with 2-line support enabled, it will open in a popup that includes the 2-line romanisation.
  • New Languages with Cross-References. Cross-references have been added for Spanish, French, Chinese Traditional/Simplified, German, Japanese.
  • Improvements to Chronological Bible Reading Schedule. The schedule has reviewed and improved, fixing issues with verses from the same chapter being spread across multiple days, and some chapters missing or in the wrong order.
  • Fixed issue with deleting downloaded Schedules.
  • Fixed issues with playing audio after switching chapters in the Single Bible layout.

f you are enjoying the Equipd Bible app please take the time to add a quick review on the App Store. Your review helps others to see the value of the app, and it definitely helps me to keep motivated in supporting and improving it further.

Thanks your ongoing support.

Equipd Bible Version 3.3.1

This is a bug fix update following version 3.3 with the following changes:

  • Added support for Footnotes when using Yale Cantonese romanisation.
  • Improved scrolling of the Bible Settings window.
  • Added detection of an App Crash, and when the app is restarted it will automatically clear the clipboard and any incoming files. Basically it is attempting to automate what you can do yourself by:
    1. Go into iOS Settings
    2. Scroll down to Equipd Bible
    3. Turning on the options to “Clear Scripture History” and “Clear Incoming Files”

iOS 11.1 Beta 3
Note that there are a number of users trying out iOS 11.1 which is still in Beta. Beta 3 in particular seems to cause the app to crash. The fix is simple – follow the steps above. A number of Korean users are having this problem – here is a screenflow of the steps they need to take to fix this issue:

Great Tutorial for the new Equipd Bible on AppChasers

Within 12 hours of launching the Equipd Bible app, AppChasers has posted a review that includes some great walk-throughs for new users of the app. If you want to get a head-start on how to use the app I recommend you take a look at the post on AppChasers here.

AppChasers Review

New Equipd Bible App Released for iOS

This is the first blog post in the life of the Equipd Bible app. I am proud to launch this new app for iOS. It should start appearing on your App Store later today.

Please read about the many features of this app on the About page.

I encourage users to join the Support Forums to share your ideas, feedback and questions. I will focus on populating the Knowledge Base and other forums over the coming days. You can also subscribe to RSS feeds in the forums or get emailed when updates occur.

I sincerely hope this new app can accomplish its goal and help you be…

“completely equipped for every good work” — 2 Timothy 3:17.