There are plenty of alternative Android keyboards, but SwiftKey is perhaps the most well-known and capable of the lot. Even this paragon of customization is not perfect, though. The newest update to SwiftKey includes a lot of bug fixes and responds to some specific user complaints.
The changelog in the Play Store is a little light on details, but here's what SwiftKey lists on its blog:
- Fixed the issue with your personal language being lost
- Backup & Sync will not keep your phone awake and use all your battery
- Reduced network usage when Trending Phrases are turned on
- Predictions in right-to-left languages should now be displayed the right way round.
- Fixed Evernote return key problems
- Restored “^” as m-key secondary in Azerty layout
- Spanish punctuation now available on Qwerty layout (if Spanish language is enabled)
- Fixed a number of crashes, including: flowing two words together quickly, repeatedly pressing “update languages” button, and a number of others
- Fixed some translations within the app
Both the phone and tablet version of SwiftKey have been updated, and it looks to be live for everyone. It's nothing Earth-shattering, but SwiftKey is already pretty solid. It's still nice to see the developers responding to users.