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Zekr is a Quran study software. It is designed to be as generic a platform as possible so that it can accept different Quranic resources.

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Recent releases

  •  27 Aug 2010 19:58

    Release Notes: Icons were resized, issues with zooming were corrected, and a number of bugs were fixed.

    •  22 Apr 2010 08:34

      Release Notes: The audio player was fully redesigned. It now supports repeating ayas, player scope, Ogg and SPX format, play mode for special items, pre-fetching, seeking support, shortcut for seek and the volume control, quick import for complete recitation pack files (, and audio player form enhancements. Key bindings were redesigned, and some new attributes were added to shortcut.xml for more flexibility. A Go To form was implemented. There were Cocoa enhancements, including support for the Application menu.

      •  19 Oct 2007 10:49

        Release Notes: Quran Recitation support was added. More advanced navigation through Juzs, Hizbs, et cetera was implemented. An alpha enabled splash screen was added.

        •  13 Aug 2007 22:14

          Release Notes: Advanced search using the Lucene full-text search library (Boolean operators, groups, wild cards, scopes, fuzzy search, etc.). An Uthman Taha theme featuring the me_quran font. Two versions of the Quran text: detailed and simplified. HTML export for bookmark sets. A new button in the "Manage Bookmark Sets" form to export any bookmark set into a single HTML file. Basic command line support: -index, -clean, and -workspace. Two new language packs: Pashto and Bosnian.

          •  03 Feb 2007 19:48

            Release Notes: A bookmarking feature was added, allowing the user to manage, export, and import bookmarks. The user can also search for aya references through bookmarks. Multiple translations are supported with a custom mixed layout.


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