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OpenSesame 2.8.1 "Gutsy Gibson" (1st maintenance release) released!

edited March 2014 in OpenSesame

OpenSesame 2.8.1, the first maintenance release in the 2.8 Gutsy Gibson series, has been released! You can get it from here:

This should be a smooth update for everyone, with bug fixes and added polish.


With thanks to Daniel Schreij (@dschreij) and Ronald Sprouse (@ronald) for their code contributions.


Bugs fixed

  • Do not choke on translations in font-selection dialog
  • Fix buffer-flush issue in srbox plug-in (#234)
  • Correctly parse non-Unix line separators in text_display plug-in (#237)
  • Saner focus and event-handling in script view.
  • Initial jitter_mode value in advanced_delay plug-in (#238)
  • Fix crash on special characters in experiment title with legacy back-end


  • Validate form geometry (#222)
  • Improvements to joystick plug-in
  • Flush keyboard during sound playback to catch 'Escape' presses (#227)
  • Sort comboboxes alphabetically (#233)
  • Sort items alphabetically in OpenSesame script (#236)
  • Improved validation of conditional statements (#235)
  • Debug window respects QProgEdit theme
  • Store filename-only logfiles relative to experiment folder (#161)
  • Use one-tab mode by default

Windows packaging

  • Update included libraries. See modules() output below.
OpenSesame 2.8.1
Python 2.7.6 (default, Nov 10 2013, 19:24:18) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]
OpenCV is not available
OpenCV2 2.4.7
QProgedit 1.2.2
Expyriment 0.7.0 (Revision 7a6b73d; Python 2.7.6)
NumPy 1.8.0
PIL is available (version is unknown)
PsychoPy 1.80.00
PyAudio 0.2.7
PyGame 1.9.1release
Pyglet 1.1.4
PyOpenGL 3.0.2
PyQt 4.10.4
PySerial 2.7
python-bidi 0.3.4
python-markdown 2.3.1
SciPy 0.13.3

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