Awaken

Licence: Shareware ($6.99)
Version 5.0.12 | Release Date: 2013-09-09 | Download
- Compatibility fixes for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Version 5.0.11 | Release Date: 2013-02-02 | Download
- Minor bug fixes.
Version 5.0.8 | Release Date: 2012-11-21 | Download

Retina display support.

http://embraceware.com/blog/2012/11/awaken-5-0-8/

Version 5.0.7 | Release Date: 2012-03-21 | Download

What's New in Version 5.0.7

- Chinese and Japanese localizations added.

Version 5.0.6 | Release Date: 2012-03-08 | Download
  • German, French and French Canadian language support added.
  • Visual glitches corrected.
Version 5.0.1 | Release Date: 2011-03-23 | Download
- Rewritten from scratch.
- All new user interface.
- Support for multiple timers.
- Alarm sound output device selection.
- Alarm music now played by Awaken for reliability.
- Volume adjustable per alarm.
- Improved Apple Remote support.
- All bugs reported in previous version corrected.
Version 5.0 | Release Date: 2011-03-23 | Download
- Rewritten from scratch.
- All new user interface.
- Support for multiple timers.
- Alarm sound output device selection.
- Alarm music now played by Awaken for reliability.
- Volume adjustable per alarm.
- Improved Apple Remote support.
- All bugs reported in previous version corrected.
Version 4.0.23 | Release Date: 2009-11-21 | Download
- Support added for the aluminium Apple Remote.
- Fullscreen button focus issues corrected.
- Contact Us help menu item URL corrected.
Version 4.0.22 | Release Date: 2009-11-12 | Download
- Bug fixed to solve crash issue on PowerPC Macs.
- Special thanks to Fortin Benjamin!
Version 4.0.21 | Release Date: 2009-11-12 | Download

- Apple Remote support fixed for Snow Leopard.
- Playlist icons updated to match iTunes 9.
- Minor bug fixes.
- Awaken for iPhone link added to preferences.

Version 4.0.20 | Release Date: 2008-09-24 | Download
  • Bug fixed where Awaken would not launch in time after being closed.
  • Bug fixed to address error loading built-in sounds.
  • Bug fixed where iTunes 8 would stop after 1 song.
  • Bug fixed related to preferences window.
Version 4.0.19 | Release Date: 2008-09-22 | Download
  • Potential crash bug on launch corrected.
  • Memory leak problems resolved.
  • Faster launch times.
  • Sparkle framework updated.
Version 4.0.18 | Release Date: 2008-09-15 | Download
  • Bug fixed where volumes levels would not reset.
  • Bug fixed where iTunes repeat/shuffle settings would not reset.
  • Minor updates for performance.
Version 4.0.17 | Release Date: 2008-09-10 | Download
  • Support added for iTunes 8 Genius playlists.
  • Bug fixed where iTunes volume would get set to zero.
  • Minor misc fixes for performance.
  • Improved backup alarm.
Version 4.0.16 | Release Date: 2008-08-29 | Download
  • Bug fixed where iTunes would launch when not needed.
  • Bug fixed with music/preview playback on alarm editor.
  • Bug fixed with music/preview playback on egg timer editor.
  • Bug fixed with music/preview playback on sleep timer editor.
  • Bug fixed in cases where iTunes playlists would not load.
  • Improved backup alarm.
Version 4.0.15 | Release Date: 2008-08-23 | Download

- Bug fixed where volume preferences would not be saved if set to zero.
- Bug fixed where Mac would not sleep if the on end action for the sleep timer was set to "Quit Awaken".
- Bug fixed where backup alarm would fire at non-alarm times.

Version 4.0.14 | Release Date: 2008-08-17 | Download

- Bug fixed where iTunes library could not be found.
- Bug fixed where iTunes volume would reset to zero.
- Bug fixed where sound would not resume after snooze.
- Bug fixed where playlists would always play shuffled when previewed with the alarm editor.
- Improved backup alarm.
- Typo corrected in the helper tool dialog.

Version 4.0.13 | Release Date: 2008-08-12 | Download

- Bug fixed to prevent a possible crash on startup.
- Wake from sleep functionality re-written to be more robust.
- Bug fixed to correct window resizing.
- Bug fixed where iTunes would not start.
- Bug fixed where iTunes volume would not increase.
- Bug fixed with alarm window resizing.
- Awaken menu-bar icon updated.

Version 4.0.12 | Release Date: 2008-08-05 | Download

- Bug fixed where text shadows were too thick.
- Bug fixed where iTunes playlists would not load.
- Bug fixed with double Help menus
- Bug fixed with iTunes backup alarm.
- Bug fixed where alarm window would be blank/black.
- Awaken menu-bar icon updated.

Version 4.0.11 | Release Date: 2008-02-05 | Download

- Menu bar icon updated.
- Task alarms no longer affect iTunes.
- Egg Timer auto-stop bug fix.
- Full screen mode fixed for multiple displays.
- Full screen 4:3 ratio bug fix (white bars).
- Full screen clock icon display fix.
- Interface fixes for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

Version 4.0.9 | Release Date: 2008-01-28 | Download

- All new user interface.
- Totally rewritten for better performance.
- New alarm types (iTunes, Sound, Task).
- Alternatively wake up to any audio file.
- New 'on alarm stop' actions.
- New fullscreen modes including fullscreen clock.
- Next alarm countdown status.
- Enhanced Apple Remote support.
- Improved iTunes support.
- Clock/text color preferences.
- Support for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

Version 3.1.7 | Release Date: 2007-11-08 | Download

- Bug fixes related to Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
- Bug fixes related to Mac OS X 10.3 Panther.

Version 3.1.6 | Release Date: 2007-11-07 | Download

- Bug fixed with Apple Remote and Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
- Application icon updated to support larger sizes.
- Menu item icon updated for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

Version 3.1.5 | Release Date: 2007-10-30 | Download

Bug fixes for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

Version 3.1.5 Beta 1 | Release Date: 2007-07-21 | Download

- German localization
- UI refinements
- Color picker for the clock background
- Bug fixes

Version 3.1.4 | Release Date: 2007-06-27 | Download

- Spanish localization.
- More precise alarm time entry.
- UI updates.
- Corrections for the French localization.
- Bug fixed with software update feature.

Version 3.1.4 Beta 2 | Release Date: 2007-06-18 | Download

- Spanish localization.
- More precise alarm time entry.
- UI updates.
- Corrections for the French localization.
- Bug fixed with software update feature.

Version 3.1.4 Beta 1 | Release Date: 2007-06-13 | Download

- Spanish localization.
- Corrections for the French localization.
- Bug fixed with software update feature.

Version 3.1.3 | Release Date: 2007-05-31 | Download

- French localization.
- Bug fixed with Podcast playback.
- Bug fixed with fullscreen mode to correct delay.
- Minor UI updates.

Version 3.1.3 Beta 2 | Release Date: 2007-05-29 | Download

- French text corrections.
- Fullscreen button issue corrected.

Version 3.1.3 Beta 1 | Release Date: 2007-05-27 | Download

- French localization.
- Podcast issue corrected.
- Fullscreen mode delay bug corrected.

Version 3.1.1 | Release Date: 2007-03-19 | Download

- Playlist listing organized.
- Bug fixed where Podcast would not play.
- Bug fixed with Apple Remote.
- Bug fixed with Sleep Timer countdown.
- Bug fixed where iTunes music would not play.
- Bug fixed for cases where iTunes is not installed.
- Bug fixed for alarm creation at midnight.

Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2007-02-28 | Download

- Built in sounds for alarms - with 6 new sounds.
- New UI for alarm and sleep timer playback.
- Launch any file at alarm time.
- iTunes song ratings.
- Sleep Timer updated with sleep only option.
- Sleep Timer now has hour/minute time options.
- Repeat option added for iTunes alarms.
- Faster performance and less memory use.
- Next/Previous track buttons added to the non-fullscreen alarms.
- Apple Remote support added for non-iTunes alarms.
- Last used settings remembered.
- Fullscreen mode UI updated.
- Website and contact options added to the help menu.
- Bug fixed where incorrect album artwork was displayed.
- Bug fixed where Awaken would crash when used with Remote Buddy.
- Bug fixed with Egg Timer where seconds would skip.
- Bug fixed with Egg Timer where countdown could continue after 0.
- Bug fixed where song rating stars would be stretched on wide-screens.
- Bug fixed where iTunes volume would get stuck at 0.
- Bug fixed where Awaken would not stay hidden or behind apps.
- Built in crash reporter.

Version 3.1 Beta 6 | Release Date: 2007-02-26 | Download

- Bug fixed where iTunes volume would get stuck at 0.
- Cosmetic updates.

Version 3.1 Beta 5 | Release Date: 2007-02-19 | Download

- Sleep Timer now has hour/minute time options.
- Sleep Timer can now be used to sleep the Mac without iTunes playback.
- Added 1 minute as an option to the “Stop Alarm After # Minutes” preference.
- Bug fixed where Awaken would crash when used with Remote Buddy.
- Bug fixed with Egg Timer where seconds would skip.
- Bug fixed with Egg Timer where countdown could continue after 0.
- Bug fixed where song rating stars would be stretched on wide-screens.
- Crash reporter window updated with more information.

Version 3.1 Beta 4 | Release Date: 2007-02-11 | Download

- iTunes song rating (mouse over the song info to reveal/set a star rating).
- Last used settings are now remembered for the egg timer, alarms and sleep timer.
- Fullscreen mode background and buttons updated.
- Window shadow fading has been added back - let me know of any bugs.
- Issue corrected where Awaken would not stay hidden or behind apps.
- Website and contact options added to the help menu.

Version 3.1 Beta 3 | Release Date: 2007-02-05 | Download

- Menubar crash fixed for Mac OS X 10.3 users.
- Shadow glitch corrected.
- Performance improvements overall.

Version 3.1 Beta 2 | Release Date: 2007-02-01 | Download

- Built in sounds for alarms - with 6 new sounds.
- Major UI updates for alarm playback (new in Beta 2)
- Launch any file at alarm time.
- Built in crash reporter (new in Beta 2)
- Repeat option added for iTunes alarms.
- Faster performance and less memory use.
- Next/Previous track buttons added to the non-fullscreen alarm display.
- Alarm listing UI updated to display new functionality.
- Album artwork bug fixed.
- Apple Remote support added for the backup alarm.

Version 3.0 | Release Date: 2006-11-27 | Download

- Complete re-write from the ground up.
- Refreshed UI overall complete with a new professionally designed icon.
- Proper podcast support for the alarm and sleep timer.
- Emergency backup alarm with preset alarm sounds used in the case of a problem with iTunes.
- Drag and drop sorting.
- Alarm listing toggle/compact view.
- Clock background color preference.
- Warning system to notify of any problems with alarm setup.
- Support for iTunes libraries on secondary drives/custom locations.
- Bug fixes.

Version 3.0 Beta 6 | Release Date: 2006-11-13 | Download

- Previous song button on the fullscreen sleep timer bug.
- Crash after snooze fixed.
- Menubar crash fixed.
- Wake-from-sleep issues corrected.
- Playlist menu is reloaded without closing.
- About window - cosmetic fixes.

Version 3.0 Beta 5 | Release Date: 2006-11-09 | Download

- Vastly improved memory management/performance.
- Bug fix related to FileVault which would cause a crash.
- New Apple Remote icon in preferences.
- Menubar now obeys standard/military time preference.

Version 3.0 Beta 4 | Release Date: 2006-11-07 | Download

- Bug fixed where Awaken could crash on launch.
- New disk image background.

Version 3.0 Beta 2 | Release Date: 2006-11-01 | Download

- Crash fix for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther.
- UI bug fixes.

Version 3.0 Beta 1 | Release Date: 2006-10-28 | Download

- Complete re-write.
- Updated entire UI.
- New application icon - created by Jasper Hauser.
- List of alarms can be reordered by drag and drop.
- Updated Podcast support - you can now choose a particular podcast instead of all.
- Clock background color preference (black, blue, pink, green).
- Emergency alarm - to be used in the case of a problem with iTunes. Awaken comes with 7 alarm sounds to choose from for the emergency alarm (Buzzer, Buzzer Loud, Electronic Beeps, Grandfather clock, Old Alarm Clock, Ticking, and Westminster Chime. The volume can be set as well.
- New UI button for toggling the display of the alarm listing.
- Warning system added. A caution icon will appear if there is a problem, such as "wake from sleep" not being turned on.
- The menubar feature now displays the date and time of the next upcoming alarm.
- Total support for iTunes libraries that are not on the primary harddrive.

Version 2.6 | Release Date: 2006-07-13 | Download

- Apple Remote support / preferences (compatible with all iTunes remotes).
- Egg timer.
- Screen brightness fade option (linked with volume fade).
- Album artwork reflections in fullscreen mode.
- UI updates.
- Register menu item added.
- Minor Bug fixes.

Version 2.5 | Release Date: 2006-07-09 | Download
No changes specified
Version 3.1 Beta 1 | Release Date: 1970-01-01 | Download

Awaken 3.1 Beta 1 is now available on our blog.
Here is a list of what's new:
- You can now use the built in sounds for alarms and the egg timer.
- Six new alarm sounds have been added.
- Awaken can now launch any file at alarm time.
- Repeat option added for iTunes alarms.
- Faster performance and less memory use.
- Next/Previous track buttons added to the non-fullscreen alarm display.
- Alarm listing UI updated to display new functionality.
- Album artwork bug fixed.
- Apple Remote support added for the backup alarm.