iVideo

Licence: Shareware ($20)
Version 7.0 | Release Date: 2014-11-26 | Download

- Updated the interface for OS X Yosemite.
- Added inline editing for the video information.
- Fixed a serious bug on Mavericks and Yosemite where full-screen mode failed to respond to mouse clicks.
- Fixed the multitouch pinch gesture for resizing thumbnails.
- Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause iVideo to lose track of videos or stop launching entirely.
- Fixed a bug with editing smart playlists that sometimes caused the first rule to be empty.
- Fixed a crash with editing a location in the Libraries pane.
- Other bug fixes.

Version 6.3.2 | Release Date: 2013-10-14 | Download

- Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause iVideo to lose track of videos or stop launching entirely.
- Fixed a bug with editing smart playlists that sometimes caused the first rule to be empty.
- Fixed a crash with editing a location in the Libraries pane.

Version 6.3.1 | Release Date: 2013-08-23 | Download

- Fixed a major slowdown problem affecting some systems when adding files to a library.
- Fixed a crash with dragging videos onto albums in the sidebar.
- Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred after a new import.
- Fixed a problem with some files being skipped after using drag-and-drop or the Add Files to Library panel.

Version 6.3 | Release Date: 2013-08-21 | Download

- Added full-screen support for the main window.
- Added support for those old Apple Remotes (OS X 10.6 or newer).
- Added "Show Dimensions" for thumbnail view.
- Probably added support for two-finger pinching to resize the thumbnails.
- "Play videos automatically" now closes the video afterwards.
- The main window can now be resized from the edges on OS X 10.7 or newer (although it's a little weird).
- You can use the left or right arrow keys to switch between playlists from the thumbnails area.
- Added transitions when switching between videos, and you can switch between videos by scrolling past the end of the current video.
- Library names can now be up to 255 characters long.
- Video playback should be smoother now.
- Fixed the ability to hold down the option key before importing to add files that were previously removed from the library.
- Fixed the zoom transition for Quick Look on 10.7 and newer.
- Fixed the information grabber for Hulu videos.
- Fixed a crash with emptying the trash while videos are selected in a different playlist.
- Fixed some bugs with the Private folders popover panel.
- Various interface changes and bug fixes.

Version 6.2 | Release Date: 2013-07-30 | Download

- You can now swipe left or right over the thumbnails to switch between playlists (on 10.6 or newer).
- Video names now wrap to multiple lines as needed.
- iVideo can now find files in areas Spotlight does not index.
- Added "Add videos from everywhere, except: Private folders" to the Library pane.
- Added "Use larger text in list views" to the Preferences.
- Added "Show Formats" to the View menu.
- Added the ability to rearrange libraries in the Preferences.
- Local network sharing works again (sorry about that).
- You can now keep the Preferences window open in the background.
- Changed the Remove Library dialog to a popover panel.
- The resizer for making the sidebar wider or thinner now extends to the bottom of the window.
- Quite a few bug fixes – thanks for the reports!

Version 6.1.2 | Release Date: 2013-06-17 | Download

- Added "Update Library" and "Show Sidebar" to the sidebar popup, and added disclosure triangles when it has focus.
- The size criteria for smart playlists now supports MB or GB.
- Added an indicator to show that the title on the main window can be clicked to switch libraries.
- Added Batch Rename back to the Video menu.
- Rewrote the code for updating the sidebar (categories, smart playlists, and folders) to make it much faster.
- Minor bug fixes and changes.

Version 5.0 | Release Date: 2013-03-11 | Download

- Updated the interface so it fits in better on Mountain Lion (while still working on PowerPC and 10.4 or newer!).
- Now keeps track of every known location for a video, then if the original file ever goes missing it automatically tries the other known locations.
- When a video has multiple known locations, the "Show in Finder" feature shows all of them and lets you manage the duplicate files.
- Moved the Converting settings to a new pane in the Preferences.
- Added a "Show in Library" option to the Video menu.
- Added an "Automatic" option for which screen to use for full screen playback. This option uses the screen the main iVideo window is located within.
- You can now switch between libraries directly from the titlebar.
- the + button on the main window now shows a menu for adding playlists, smart playlists, or folders.
- Moved "Quick Look" to the Controls menu.
- "Scrub speed" is now always shown in the Preferences (it used to only be available when the Option key is held).
- iVideo no longer checks the Backups.backupsdb folder on Time Capsules when set to ignore system folders.
- Removed the warning dialogs for most actions, since you can just undo them later.
- Changed the keyboard shortcut for iVideo shift-command-F, since for some reason option-command-F did not work.
- Renamed the File Filter to "Library Rules".
- Changed some of the default settings for new users.
- Various bug fixes.

Version 4.5.1 | Release Date: 2010-09-21 | Download

- Full screen mode now supports changing the movie size to something other than "maximum"
- Various bug fixes and improvements.

Version 4.5 | Release Date: 2010-08-11 | Download

- Finding new movies and adding them to your movie library is now much faster thanks to a new and highly-optimized design.
- Added multiple-level undo and redo support throughout the app. This includes being able to undo an import that moved your files to the library -- iVideo will move them back to their original positions.
- Added the ability to copy and paste movies.
- Added Quick Look support (only available on Mac OS X 10.6).
- Added a "file filter" to each library which allows you to control the types of files you want a library to contain. You can access this feature from the Library pane in the Preferences.
- iVideo now remembers the manual sort order for movies when switching between the different view types.
- When one or more files could not be added to your library, there is now an option to ignore those files for now on.
- The name of the current library will now be displayed in the title bar when more than one movie library has been created.
- Implemented "Use Selection for Find" and "Jump to Selection".
- Added two new rules to smart playlists: (1) whether a movie is a video file, audio file, or online movie, and (2) whether an online movie is located on a specific website.
- The "Last Import" playlist is now automatically selected after an import so you can instantly see every new movie in your library.
- Reorganized and improved the contextual menu that appears when right-clicking a movie thumbnail.
- Online movies are now saved as .webloc files to your library folder.
- Added the ability to switch movie libraries from the dock menu.
- Opening files from the Finder is more reliable when the files have moved from their original locations, and iVideo will seamlessly play a duplicate of the file you chose if one exists in your library.
- The "Add Files to Library" dialog automatically disables files that are already in your library, to make the new ones easier to find.
- iVideo will no longer ask you to accept or skip duplicate files in the middle of an import (which would completely stall the process if you weren't there to dismiss the dialog).
- Gallery view now does a better job of aligning the columns of info between movies, and it makes better use of the available space.
- Removed the Setup Assistant, the duplicate file dialog, and the configuration panel for the "Find New Movies" feature.
- Fixed a bug that prevented you from being able to drag a movie from a smart playlist or folder to the Trash.
- Improved the notes that are loaded from iTunes content.
- Updated parts of the documentation that were outdated.
- Many other improvements and bug fixes.

Version 4.3.2 | Release Date: 2010-06-16 | Download

- Movies now have a "date added" property, which keeps track of when the movie was added to the library.
- The "Add Online Movie" feature now supports Atom, Viddler, Break, and GameTrailers.
- Playlists now remember their sort order (normal or reversed) correctly.
- The search feature now displays the results in their original order instead of sorting it alphabetically.
- Restored the "option-command-O" shortcut for the "Add Online Movie" feature. The "Find My Movies" feature now has the shortcut "shift-command-O".
- Improved the description and air date that is loaded for Hulu videos.
- Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 4.3.1 | Release Date: 2010-06-03 | Download

- The "Add Online Movie" feature now supports Hulu, Metacafe, Dailymotion, and Vimeo, and the existing YouTube support has been greatly improved.
- The rules in the smart playlist window will now auto-complete where appropriate, and the menus display partial matches.
- Added two new tags to the batch renamer, and renamed some of the existing tags.
- Fixed a bug in the Library pane that allowed you to delete the last remaining movie library, which would cause iVideo to crash.
- Fixed a bug with the batch renamer where it would sometimes fail to detect duplicate file names.
- Online movies now launch correctly when in shared playlists.
- Improved Unicode support in the web page creation feature.
- A few minor bug fixes and many minor improvements.

Version 4.3 | Release Date: 2010-05-17 | Download

- Smart playlists now support hierarchical rule groups and up to 50 rules.
- Added a "Put Back" feature that restores trashed movies to their original locations in your library and playlists.
- The "Move to Trash" feature now works for movies inside playlists and smart playlists.
- Improved the ability to drag files from iVideo to other apps.
- Many minor improvements and some bug fixes.

Version 4.2.5 | Release Date: 2010-05-07 | Download

- The Information pane's autocomplete menus now display best and partial matches and truncate long names in the middle (so you'll see things like "Monk, ...son 1" instead of "Monk, seaso...")
- The Information pane also now allows you to change only the capitalization of something, like changing "monk" to "Monk".
- Changed the way authors, albums, and genres are stored internally in the database, which may make loading and saving faster for large libraries.
- Changed "File Path" to "Location" throughout the app. The file path feature itself remains unchanged.
- Fixed a crash with the "Show in Finder" feature when in full-screen mode without the movie also being open in the main window.
- Minor updates to the documentation, mostly concerning the "Find My Movies" feature and the Setup Assistant.
- A few bug fixes and other improvements.

Version 4.2.4 | Release Date: 2010-04-19 | Download

- iVideo's "Add to Library" menu item now allows you to select multiple files, or even folders.
- Organized the File menu a little better, and the option to view a different library has been moved to the View menu.
- Added presets for the iPad to iVideo's movie exporter. Custom settings are supported as well.
- When adding a file to your library that contains embedded cover art, iVideo will now use that as the movie preview.
- Added an optional "dimensions" column to list view.
- Many other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 4.2.3 | Release Date: 2010-03-16 | Download

iVideo can now display the full paths for your files in list view and gallery view, you can find movies by file path in smart playlists, and there are a few bug fixes and minor improvements.

Version 4.2.2 | Release Date: 2010-03-08 | Download

Opening some file formats (like Matroska or Windows Media) is much faster now, made a few improvements to movie sharing, and fixed a few problems with importing and the batch renamer.

Version 4.2.1 | Release Date: 2010-02-22 | Download

Improved iVideo's ability to detect and handle duplicate files while importing, decreased the file size of the app by about 18 MB, and many minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 4.2 | Release Date: 2010-02-15 | Download

Bug fixes and improvements to the following features: The Information pane, the Setup Assistant, the "Find My Files" feature, the batch renamer, multiple library support, smart playlists, importing files, adding online movies, the documentation, and more!

Version 4.1.2 | Release Date: 2009-04-27 | Download

- Fixed a few bugs with importing.

Version 4.1.1 | Release Date: 2009-04-19 | Download

- Importing has been tweaked to work better with WMV and MKV files (which take a long time to import).
- Added the ability to skip certain files in the import window.
- The Find my Movies feature now ignores duplicates correctly.
- New versions of iVideo will renew expired trials for up to 5 days instead of continuing to say that the trial has expired.
- Made a few improvements to the documentation.
- Other minor enhancements.

Version 4.1 | Release Date: 2009-04-09 | Download

- The demo for iVideo uses a time limit of 15 days instead of limiting the number of movies you can add per library.
- Importing is now handled by a separate helper app, which means a bad movie file can no longer cause iVideo to crash.
- Added "Open with Finder" back to iVideo. This feature opens your files with the app they would normally open with when double-clicking on them from the Finder.
- You can now choose which file formats (like MPEG or DV) you want to allow in your movie libraries. Check the Library pane of the Preferences for this feature.
- Added basic YouTube integration: copy and paste a YouTube link into the "Add Online Movie" window and you can watch the YouTube video directly in iVideo.
- When dragging files from iVideo to the Finder, the files are now copied instead of moved.
- iVideo will now load the creation date of newly-added files from the metadata if it exists.
- The "Find my Movies" feature is faster and may find more files in some cases.
- If the current library is set to move files, iVideo will correctly refuse to import files that are already in a different library.
- When dragging a folder onto the iVideo window, iVideo will ignore non-movie files instead of attempting to open them and flagging them as errors.
- The Setup Assistant will check your Movies folder for movies first before running a system-wide search for more files.
- When copying a movie library to a different drive, iVideo will now display a dialog showing the current progress and the estimated time remaining.
- Fixed a crashing bug when deleting a library while the last library in the Preferences is selected.
- Fixed a weird display glitch when importing files by dragging them onto the app icon while iVideo is not currently running.
- Fixed a minor bug where you were not allowed to edit the addresses for online movies.
- Fixed a bug with dragging .asx files onto the main window.
- Two-digit dates now use the range 1950-2049 (instead of 1990-2089), which makes it possible to organize old movies from the 1950s.
- Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 4.0.3 | Release Date: 2009-03-12 | Download

- Added support for Matroska (.mkv) and ASF files.
- DV files no longer appear distorted.
- iVideo will now load a description from a movie's meta data if it exists.
- Fixed a crashing problem when dragging certain folders onto the iVideo window.
- Fixed the "Add to Library" dialog so that it only accepts movie files again.
- The "Show recent imports" option in the Preferences is now remembered correctly the next time you launch iVideo.
- Corrected a few more typos in the documentation.
- You can drag and drop Flash video files onto the iVideo icon to import them now.
- When opening a movie in a different program when gallery view is set, the play count will be correctly updated.
- A few other minor fixes.

Version 4.0.2 | Release Date: 2009-03-03 | Download

- Added support for Flash Video (.flv) files.
- Fixed a bug that could cause iVideo to crash when switching between libraries.
- After watching a movie, the play count is now correctly updated when in gallery view.
- You can now use the smart playlist rule "keyword is not" and leave the field blank to find movies that have any keyword set.
- Other minor bug fixes and enhancements.

Version 4.0.1 | Release Date: 2009-02-23 | Download

- For smart playlists, you can now use the rule "keyword is" and leave the field blank to find movies that don't have keywords.
- Licenses from iVideo 3 are now correctly accepted.
- The "switch to movie" menu now works when switching to movies that aren't part of the current playlist.
- The error log, which doesn't do anything anymore since it has been replaced by the error reporter, has been removed.
- Increased the maximum file size allowed for databases sent via the crash reporter.
- Fixed a few typos in the documentation.

Version 4.0 | Release Date: 2006-07-13 | Download
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