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Version 4.85 available now
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Douglas Brown
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Hello Tracker users,

Tracker 4.85 installers for Windows, Mac and Linux are now available from both the Tracker home page (http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/) and ComPADRE (http://www.opensourcephysics.org/items/detail.cfm?ID=7365).

New in this version:

  • display a translucent grid overlay to make the coordinate system fully visible
  • "launch" dynamic particle models from a separate point mass track
  • drag the mouse to adjust numerical values in model/data/fit builders
  • choose larger fonts for presentations or hi-res monitors
  • run Tracker directly from a USB drive

Also, please take a look at the Sharing Your Collection page on the Tracker web site for some step-by-step instructions on how to add your own Tracker experiments to the comPADRE OSP collection. I know a lot of you have developed some really great ones--let's share them :-) 

As always, thanks for your continued suggestions and feedback!  Doug

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