Billboard

Licence: Shareware ($19.95)
Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2012-08-26 | Download
  • Partial rewrite of Display Engine for improved performance (Note: Some "advanced" Presentation options removed as a result)
  • New: Onscreen keyboard for users of Apple IR Remote and touch screens
  • New: Browser now lists unchecked songs, added optional "Show List Checkboxes" setting to Browser
  • New: iTunes Genius, experimental support. Apple IR Remote users can activate genius by holding the center button when the Browser is closed.
  • New: Radio now uses iTunes Store as an additional provider of artwork / track info (previously only used Amazon)
  • New: Smooth scrolling in Browser/Info, both now support PgUp/PgDn/Home/End
  • Update: Browser has smarter caching of album art & icons
  • Update: Browser has more Genre images/detectors
  • Updated Tunelinks menu, fixed MySpace search, added Bandcamp search
  • Fixed: Apple IR Remote again works under OS X 10.7 and later, and now wakes screen when being used
  • Fixed: Properly handles "Music" Library playlist
  • Numerous other bug fixes and minor improvements
Version 1.2.5 | Release Date: 2011-11-18 | Download
  • Fix: Album Art for radio streams downloads properly again! (Amazon made some changes)
  • Fix: Radio: Work-around bugs in iTunes 10.4 and later mishandling some stations and/or crashing
  • Fix: "Start iTunes" link in Browser wouldn't hide in some situations
  • Fix: Kiosk Mode: Billboard will now come to front if another app tries to steal focus
  • Fix: Better handling of empty Playlists
  • Update: Improved behavior of "Locate Song"
  • Update: Improved Browser behavior when playing content in Podcasts and iTunes U playlists
  • Update: Browser now does a better job keeping in sync with playlists (ie, when add/remove tracks in iTunes DJ)
  • Update: Amazon/iTunes search buttons are now only shown for radio streams
  • Update: Display the current "Genius Mix" playlist when available
  • Update: Volume slider now scales and hides properly
Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2010-12-30 | Download
  • New: Support for Apple Remote
  • Fix: Rendering issues
  • Other improvements
Version 1.1.4 | Release Date: 2010-12-10 | Download
  • New: Browser scrolls long text
  • Fix: Browser sometimes not listing "Radio" when it should have
  • Fix: Player position getting out of sync with iTunes in some situations
  • Fix: Problem adding Radio station to "My Favorites" from the "Last 10 Stations" list
  • Other minor improvements
Version 1.1.3 | Release Date: 2010-11-21 | Download
  • New: If Browser is open on startup, locate the current track (disable in Preferences>Advanced)
  • New: Larger maximum scale (View>Scale)
  • New: Browser: Current Track auto-scroll now keeps highlighted track centered in the list
  • Fix: Slow loading of high-res album art
  • Fix: Other minor bugs
Version 1.1.2 | Release Date: 2010-10-24 | Download
  • Improved Browser's scroll behavior to better support inertial scrolling, also now shows alphabet overlay when scrolling fast
  • Fix: Periodic startup crash on some systems
  • Fix: Crash when quitting on some systems
  • Fix: Problem with settings/caches being stored in the wrong location on some systems
  • Fix: Problem with Virtual DJ not resettings iTunes' volume after announcements on some systems
  • Fix: Browser: Improvements to behavior of Search field, filtering now includes artist field
  • Fix: Problems installing optional "Open Billboard" item in the iTunes Script Menu on some systems
  • Added Tuenti.com to websites in the Share dialog
Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2010-09-02 | Download
  • Updated for iTunes 10
Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2010-06-06 | Download
  • New: Lyrics and Episode Description support (with optional Lyrics Autoscroll)
  • New: Ability to create a playlist of all tracks that have lyrics filled in (File>Build Lyrics Playlist)
  • New: Browser received a minor overhaul, with numerous improvements and changes in behavior
  • New: Control iTunes' EQ (File>EQ)
  • New: Entering Kiosk mode will automatically switch iTunes playback to the "Add To" playlist, if the Browser is enabled (see Preferences>Kiosk)
  • New: "Solid Tags" option for maximum readability at a distance (see Preferences>Presentation)
  • Streamlined interface in several areas, removed some obsolete settings and combined others
  • Fullscreen settings now completely handled by View menu
  • Removed CGprivate transitions due to stability/reliability issues
  • Numerous bug fixes
Version 1.0.5 | Release Date: 2010-04-07 | Download
  • New: Interface now more responsive while loading album art
  • New: More detailed settings for Kiosk Mode
  • New: Additional Presentation options
  • New: Added Autofill button to Purchase window
  • New: Added Tumblr and Bebo to Share services
  • Fix: Add support for changes in iTunes 9.1
  • Fix: Improved interaction with Star Rating control
  • Fix: Now the Software Update Check will not happen while in Kiosk mode
  • Improved support for RadioParadise.com - including pulling album art and leaving ratings
  • Fixes and improvements to Browser and Kiosk Mode
  • Changed trial period from 30 days to 15 days of unrestricted use before purchase is required
Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2009-12-23 | Download
  • New: New Kiosk authentication mechanism, asks to define a kiosk password. This is so you can allow others to enter/exit Kiosk Mode without telling them your system password.
  • New: Can Import/Export Radio Favorites and Tunemarks
  • New: Optional "Single-Click" mode for Browser
  • New: Browser: Grid View, adjustable width/height, other improvements and fixes
  • New: Command-Arrow playback shortcuts
  • New: Contextual menu for browser (show in itunes, etc)
  • New: Tunelinks menus> Share
  • New: File>Rating menu
  • New: Support for RadioParadise.com's user supplied song ratings
  • Fix: Should fix spurious crashes related to Browser rendering
  • Fix: Correctly highlights current playing song when there are multiple entries for the same track
  • Fix: Artists listing now ignores preceding "The" when sorting
  • Fix: Global library search no longer incorrectly switches to filter mode
  • Fix: Several improvements and fixes for the Radio browser
  • Fix: Should fix issue with album art erroneously coming up blank in some situations when there was actually album art in iTunes
  • Fix: Some features being disabled [which shouldn't be] when iTunes is paused
  • Fix: Some transition types not rendering
  • Fix: Better handling of unexpected scenarios which caused crashing
  • Fix: Problems exporting PNG album art
Version 0.9.8 | Release Date: 2009-09-20 | Download
Homepage: http://sidetree.com/billboard.html

Changes in Billboard 0.9.8:
  • New: Adds support for iTunes 9 (iTunes U and more)
  • New: Menu when clicking album art
  • New: Formalization of trial-period terms
  • New: Much improved album art loading/rendering, now properly loads high-quality art
  • Fix: Rendering problems in Browser when using White color scheme
  • Fix: Last 10 menu will now try to ignore ads and station ids when listening to online radio
  • Fix: Various bug fixes
Version 0.9.5 | Release Date: 2009-06-14 | Download
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