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OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
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OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
OSCAR v1.3.0 is released 
With this release, OSCAR adds support for several new CPAP machines -- ResMed AirSense 11, Fisher & Paykel Sleepstyle, DeVilbiss BLUE (DV6) -- and improves support for others and for oximeters.


OSCAR, the Open Source CPAP Analysis Reporter
~ Official Download Page https://www.sleepfiles.com/OSCAR/  ~

This is the third major release of OSCAR.
Portions of OSCAR are © 2019-2021 by The OSCAR Team

Changes and fixes in OSCAR 1.3.0 include:
  • [new] Add preliminary support for ResMed AirSense 11 CPAP machines.
  • [new] Add support for Fisher & Paykel SleepStyle CPAP machines.
  • [new] Add support for DeVilbiss BLUE (DV6x) CPAP machines.
  • [new] Support both Intel/AMD and ARM Chromebooks using Linux beta.
  • [new] Additional Philips Respironics devices tested and fully supported:
  •     DreamStation Go Auto (500G120)
  •     DreamStation Auto CPAP with A-Flex (500X140)
  •     DreamStation Auto BiPAP (700X130)
  •     DreamStation BiPAP AVAPS 30 (1130X200)
  • [new] Add support for DreamStation Go humidifier Target Time setting.
  • [new] Detect DreamStation 2 cards, which are still unsupported.
  • [new] Improve Somnopose import options.
  • [new] Multi-file import for non-CPAP loaders (Somnopose, Viatom, Zeo, Dreem)
  • [new] Add support for additional Viatom/Wellue filename conventions.
  • [new] Add support for unreadably low SpO2 samples on Viatom/Wellue oximeters.
  • [new] Purge Current Selected Day allows purge of each machine type separately
  • [new] Weight, BMI and Zombie history appear on Overview page
  • [new] Add Turkish signal names to RedMed loader.
  • [new] Add Bulgarian translation; update other languages.
  • [new] Add Traditional Chinese to languages available.
  • [fix] Fix AVAPS pressure settings.
  • [fix] Check for Updates no longer shows test versions to release users.
  • [fix] Rx pressures shown correctly in Profile dialog.
  • [fix] Resolve empty CPAP data card zips on macOS Big Sur.
  • [fix] Always prompt for SD card location when zipping SD card.
  • [fix] Add script to identify platform in mkDistDeb.sh (Linux building).
  • [fix] Correct calculation of average leak rate on Welcome page.
  • [fix] Correct installation of non-English Release Notes on Windows.
  • [fix] About/Credits page now offers Google translations to other languages.
  • [fix] User first and last name in Profile window may now have UTF-8 (non-ASCII) characters.
  • [fix] Fix crash and other problems when disabling an oximeter session on Daily page when a bookmark was present.
  • [fix] Fix rare problem of OSCAR crashing with unusual Journal file.
  • [fix] ResMed loader no longer rejects data from an earlier timezone or DST.
  • [fix] Newly entered notes no longer lost when importing new day or purging oximetry data.
  • [fix] Purge currently selected day no longer deletes bookmarks for that day.
  • [fix] Remove warning from Chromebook when importing from previously used local folder.
  • [fix] Update link to Contec drivers.
  • [fix] Fix display problems for short duration events.
  • [fix] Statistics headings will now be 99.5% or Max, depending on machine type and preference settings.
  • [fix] Mark exported Journal backup file as UTF-8.
  • [fix] Improve error message when unable to access OSCAR database.
  • [fix] Stop skipping the first 40 seconds of ResMed low-rate pressure data.
  • [fix] Correct Total Time and AHI in CSV Export when non-CPAP devices are used.
  • [fix] Fix value display and bookmark behavior with clock drift.
  • [fix] Ignore old sessions should not impact existing data.
  • [fix] Fix ocasional misordering of indexes on the Daily page.
  • [fix] Add Unclassified Apneas to the Statistics page.
  • [fix] Fix rare error on Welcome page comparing leak rate to 7-day average.
  • [fix] Fix some Y2K issues in oximetry importers.
For a list of all Release Notes in OSCAR click on Help / About OSCAR / Release Notes

Many of the changes that have occurred have resulted from input from you, the users of OSCAR. Keep them coming in.
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
I do not currently use OSCAR but would like to. I have a windows 10 PC and would appreciate an SD card reader recommendation. One that has a USB connector and can be connected full time to the PC.

Thanks
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
Just about any SD card reader you find on Amazon should work. I have a Ugreen multi card reader and it has a 12" long USB cable on it.
Just make sure you are getting the USB Connector that matches what your computer has (USB-A or USB-C).
MacBook Air (2017, Intel) | macOS BigSur (11.6.2) | OSCAR v1.3.1 | VM = Win10 21H1 (19043.1165) |
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Installing OSCAR on a Mac
Organizing your OSCAR charts
Attaching images and files for the forum
OSCAR Help
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
Thank you........
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
Hi, I'm Shaun. I am brand new to therapy (one horrible week today) and am determined it will work. I will be among the success stories. I think this week will be better as I received a new mask in the mail today after discovering for sure that I am a combination breather. The sores on the nose are another issue, ha.

I am excited for the opportunity to use Oscar to help me understand and manage my therapy. I am using a ResMed 11 machine and see the support for it is new in the 1.3.0 version. When I click on the download buttons I am brought to a page that tells me it is version 1.2.0. Am I using an incorrect link, or is that the file I need?

Thank you for any help and for this in general.
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
No, it should not say 1.2.0

There are many different OS versions on the DL page, which one are you talking about.
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Thank you for the reply. I came to edit that I'd found it. Im looking at it now. 

Thank you!
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
Shaun, (and anyone else) make sure you're downloading OSCAR from the official download page at:

https://www.SleepFiles.com/OSCAR

There's been a few reports over the past year that some folks had issues when trying to download OSCAR (and other software we host) from a non-official page, or some type of popup ad.  Never been able to find out exact web addresses for those fake sites, but given the fact that at least 3 people have reported such things, I'm pretty convinced now that there's some fake download sites out there.  These isolated instances may be due to ad-serving browser extensions that some have inadvertently installed.

Please note also that although the official OSCAR download page is on SleepFiles.com, the installation files themselves are hosted on ApneaBoard.com

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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
I'll add that anything downloaded from the official site is safe.

https://www.sleepfiles.com/OSCAR/
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RE: OSCAR v1.3.0 is released
so...if I download this from the above link...will it replace the old version? will I have to do anything to synch up my machine data? etc? Or is it just a matter of downloading the new version and not having to do anything further?
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