2018-03-28: updates for 5.2, Interlinearization Mode added configuration of the rendering, added a Play Selection panel, added a configuration panel for the Whitespace analyzer, added support for a custom sort order for lexical entries
2017-12-20: updates for 5.1, added Copy annotations from Tier to Tier, added Java Sound player and clipping options, added Modify Annotation Time by typing option, added new data extraction options from timeseries tracks
2017-10-25: updates for 5.0, additions to Interlinearization Mode, updates to Segmentation Mode, new options in tab-delimited text export
2017-04-10: updates for 5.0.0-beta, added Signbank lexicon connection, Media displayer for annotations and controlled vocabulary entries, Spell Checker (preliminary)
2017-01-04: general update for 5.0.0-alpha, added Interlinearization Mode, font size setting added to the preference panel
2016-05-12: general update for 4.9.4, added section on working with tier sets, some additions to the preferences panels
2015-11-25: general update for version 4.9.2, added Korean language, Tab-delimited text / Traditional text / Interrater text export changes/improvements, copying of video coordinates changed, basic drag 'n drop file opening/creation function added, ability to create selections in Segmentation mode added.
2015-05-20: general update for version 4.9.0, added inter-annotator functionality, added WebLicht processing, general maintenance.
2014-12-03: general update for version 4.8.0, added play media section in preferences, context-menu in timeline viewer reduced, option to deactivate tier in Tier name viewer added, Tokenize tier is more flexible.
2014-10-25: general update for version 4.8.0 beta, introduction of ELAN comments section
2014-05-07: general update for version 4.7.0, added multi-lingual CV, frame-skipping options in preferences, added independent audio-level control, added audio signal-viewer easy switch option, improved Multi-file editor.
2013-11-04: general update for version 4.6.2
2013-05-13: update for version 4.6.0, added multiple annotation selection, new alignment-view in multiple file search, FLEx import & export added
2013-01-07: minor fixes to text
2012-12-10: general update for version 4.5.0
2012-07-12: general update for version 4.4.0
2011-08-15: general update for version 4.1.2
2011-04-23: general update for version 4.1.0, introducing the transcription mode
2010-12-23: general update for version 4.0.0
2010-03-12: general update for version 3.8.1
2009-08-20: general update for version 3.8.0, among others the possibility to change shortcuts
2009-04-02: general update for version 3.7.2.
2009-02-03: general update for version 3.7.0, a viewer for integrated display of metadata and a find-and-replace function for multiple files
2008-08-19: general update for version 3.6.0, an extensible Audio Recognizer framework for semi-automatic segmentation and annotation
2008-05-19: general update for version 3.5.0, preliminary support for ISO Data Categories and simplified creation and application of a translation for ELAN's user interface
2008-03-06: general update for version 3.4.0, new customization options and support for timeseries data in csv/tab-delimited text files
2007-12-10: general update for version 3.3.0, among others the options for exporting ELAN data are expanded
2007-10-04: general update for version 3.2.0, among others the structured search through multiple annotation files (This version of the manual is the first to be made from Docbook source to enable an easy generation of PDF and HTML.)
2007-03-27: some cross-references have been corrected
2007-02-22: removal of obsolete section "menu items" in the reference guide
2007-02-20: references to sections are corrected, new screenshots, keyboard shortcuts updated, a lot of small corrections
2007-02-08: general update for version 3.0, among others the new search facilities were added