Njord Player 2

Note: if you are looking for the "old" Njord Player (version 1), you can find it here: Njord Player v1.

Version History

v2.3.5 August 5th, 2022 ( Windows, Mac OS X)

  • Charts show min/max/average values when hovering the mouse over them, or permanently (configurable)
  • Adds a highlighter mode to the map that lets you select one segment of the track; charts will then show data (and min/max/average values) for this highlighted segment
  • Adds a configuration option to set a fixed minimum and/or maximum value for a chart's Y axis
  • Reads GpsQuality metric from GGA and RMC NMEA 0183 sentences
  • Restores support for LRV (GoPro low resolution video) files; which may be loaded as a possibly faster alternative to the bigger MP4 files (but not both together)

v2.3.4 July 18th, 2022 ( Windows, Mac OS X)

  • Automatically selects most suitable timestamp sources for video files from newer GoPros, DJI drones
  • Adds support for Actisense EBL files (without needing to convert to CSV)
  • Allows configuration of maximum sample frequency when loading NMEA data (previously capped at 5 Hz)
  • Adds support for RTK GPS precision (i.e. higher than 6 decimal points / ~ 10 cm precision)
  • Inverts sign of Heel/Trim from Igtimi IMU to match conventions
  • Improved performance of playback using the map view

v2.3.3 May 21st, 2022

  • Resolves an issue loading starts in Njord Player from Bravo or Deckman start files

v2.3.2 May 19th, 2022

  • Fixes a layout problem in the timeline view

v2.3.1 May 16th, 2022

  • Adds support for new log file format of Expedition 11.15.7
  • Adds time track highlights to show the extent of trainings and races
  • Improves layout of metric overlay numbers on small screens
  • Improves price display when loading data that was loaded before / loading in Njord Analytics (differential pricing)
  • When downloading data from Njord Analytics, includes maneuvers for the comments view

v2.3.0 April 19th, 2022

  • Adds support for 360 degree video (drag to pan around)
  • Saves the current window configuration (number of windows, view types, displayed metrics) in each .sail2 file as you save it, giving you an option to restore the window configuration when you reopen the file (same computer or others)
  • Adds an option to show all boat's comments in the comments view
  • Changes the 'seek to previous/next asset' keyboard shortcuts to be 'o'/'p'
  • Fixes an issue with keyboard shortcuts being mistakenly detected when typing into regular text input fields

v2.2.9 February 28th, 2022

  • Adds support for HEVC/H.265 video (only on Windows and Mac OSX; not on Linux)

v2.2.8 January 27th, 2022

  • Adds a menu item and keyboard shortcut (Z) to zoom video and photos to 100%
  • Adds a preference to allow selecting different boats in different windows (unlink boat selection)
  • Resolves a problem when loading older data using already-expired licenses

v2.2.7 November 24th, 2021

  • Improves configuration of metrics overlayed on media via drag & drop
  • Adds menu items and keyboard shortcuts to rotate media 90/180/-90 degrees
  • Improves performance when loading NMEA 2000 data with start line pings
  • Resolves an issue where new comments would not appear in the comments view immediately

v2.2.6 November 11th, 2021

  • Exporting photos: adds an option to print metric data below the photo instead of overlaid
  • Improves support for wind barbs and current arrows on the map when offline
  • When removing the last log file from a document, resets all races so you can start over

v2.2.5 October 30th, 2021

  • Adds a comment view to be shown in the main or secondary windows as a debrief storyline, and to quickly jump to the time of comments/maneuvers
  • Resolves an issue loading log files on the Mac in version 2.2.4

v2.2.4 October 27th, 2021

  • Adds a transparency control to the time adjustment overlay to better see the video behind it
  • Improves support for FaRo log files
  • Improves Expedition GPS time correction in some cases
  • Improves loading Expedition log data files and Expedition event files together
  • Resolves an issue where audio stops playing when switching to the single-view main window

v2.2.3 September 22nd, 2021

  • Adds a more visible boat position indicator when zooming out the map
  • Allows clicking on the chart to seek to the corresponding time
  • Adds support for multi-factor authentication on the Njord user account

v2.2.2 August 25th, 2021

  • Resolves an issue using the 'Download from Njord Analytics' feature on Windows

v2.2.1 August 21st, 2021

  • Resolves an issue saving files created using the 'Download from Njord Analytics' feature
  • Resolves 'ENOENT' error when loading data when there is little disk space left

v2.2.0 August 18th, 2021

  • Adds a 'Download from Njord Analytics' feature (File menu) that synchronizes data and races in existing Njord Player documents
  • Playback performance improvements

v2.1.14 July 23rd, 2021

  • Adds support for 'Extra Data' files without a full date (file with time of day information only, such as VSPARS CSV files)
  • Adds support for SailGrib-formatted polar files
  • Improves support for Adrena TRZ files, adds support for English Adrena CSV files

v2.1.13 July 17th, 2021

  • Improves remembering login details across app restarts
  • Improves saving user preferences and metrics presets across app restarts
  • Improves support for keyboard shortcuts when using non-English keyboard layouts

v2.1.12 June 30th, 2021

  • Adds option to select which metrics to use for photo export
  • Improves support for NMEA 0183/2000 data sources: select which device will be used for each metric when loading data, to reduce conflicts and improve data quality

v2.1.11 June 2nd, 2021

  • Drag & drop support for configuring list of displayed metrics
  • DJI drone videos: use SRT files for more accurate timestamps
  • Adds support for Vakaros log files
  • Shows more helpful message when attempting to play unsupported video files
  • Further improves support for working offline (don't show login screen when opening a Njord Player file)

v2.1.10 May 17th, 2021

  • Improves responsiveness and performance when loading a large number of log files (e.g. from Yacht Devices Voyage Recorder)

v2.1.9 May 12th, 2021

  • Adds a damping setting for loading wind or extra files
  • Improved support for offline usage
  • Fixes an issue loading log files on some configurations of Windows 10

v2.1.8 May 6th, 2021

  • Adds new log file loading screen with improved support for loading multiple files (e.g. wind data, heart rate, load sensors), the possibility of configuring the time zone for data files in local time (instead of UTC), and showing a preview of the price of loading data
  • Improves metrics interpolation; increase interpolation limit to 5 seconds (supports as low as 0.2 Hz data frequency)
  • Remember last chosen settings in time adjustment window
  • Fixes issue where login screen could appear after opening document
  • Adds notice that log file loading is not supported on Mac OS X 10.13 or lower (load data via Njord Analytics instead)

v2.1.7 April 15th, 2021

  • Improved hints on how to add data and media in an empty document
  • Improves support for SailGP log file formats
  • Fixes scrolling issue when adding many videos/photos in media group view

v2.1.6 February 26th, 2021

  • Automatically display most appropriate metrics for loaded log files, unless other metrics are selected
  • Adds setting to downscale exported photos
  • Fixes error when loading log files (from version 2.1.5)
  • Fixes issue with photo rotation (from version 2.1.5)

v2.1.5 February 23rd, 2021

  • Adds setting to optionally allow audio from multiple media groups at the same time
  • Improves comment selection and display
  • Improves clarity on the applicable license when loading data for any boat

v2.1.4 February 1st, 2021

  • Add comments at any point in time (Edit - Add Comment), which are displayed on the time track for easy reference. Comments from Njord Analytics are also included there, when downloading the Njord Player file from Njord Analytics.
  • Adjust playback speed from 0.25x - 2x
  • Metrics overlays on exported photos are now sized relative to photo size to be more readable on large dimension images

v2.1.1 December 9th, 2020

  • Improve & speed up adding of image media

v2.1.0 December 3rd, 2020

  • Offer choice of different timestamp sources in media files

v2.0.8 November 24th, 2020

  • Adds capability to click on boat track (map) to seek to time
  • Fixes problem loading log files locally on macOS Big Sur

v2.0.7 November 13th, 2020

  • Adds 'Modes' map option with track width indicating TWA
  • Fixes BSP% and VMG% coloring issue

v2.0.6 November 5th, 2020

  • Adds control to see/change map bearing
  • Adds ability to pan the map while playback is paused
  • Fixes issue with adding TWD when loading log files

v2.0.5 October 30th, 2020

  • Adds Speed/Tactical modes to race map, similar to Njord Analytics
  • Adds boat length grid and race course boundaries to race map (where available)
  • Adds start laylines to race map (requires TWD, TargetTWA data for boat)
  • Replaces blue race map with dark/light themes (choose in preferences dialog)

v2.0.4 October 14th, 2020

  • Shows notification when future updates of Njord Player become available
  • Fixes color assignment for main/secondary boats in charts and metric numbers
  • Improves support for opening .sail2 files generated using other tools

v2.0.3 October 7th, 2020

  • Improves charting performance, in particular with high frequency log data

v2.0.2 September 24th, 2020

  • Adds an option to add TWD to log files
  • Improves timezone detection for video files from some camera types
  • Improves user login/logout

v2.0.1 September 9th, 2020

  • Improves behavior of time adjustment popover
  • Fixes an issue with video muting when displaying two video groups in the main window
  • Do no show prestart metrics for trainings; improve behavior with overlapping races/starts

v2.0.0 September 4th, 2020

  • Complete Rewrite of Njord Player 1 to support Windows, Mac and Linux