BoinxTV 1.4b2

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Version 1.4b2 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

If you are running on Leopard, BoinxTV now requires Mac OS X 10.5.7, which brings some critical fixes.

The RSS crawler now updates its feed without having to be deactivated and reactivated.

Added an option to the Stop Watch layer to reset the clock when you turn the layer on.

The document loading progress bar now shows how far you are through the loading process.

Recordings now include the date and time in the default file name, instead of simply an integer.

Get it through software update or download it from the download page.

For all the new features see the full release notes.

Release Notes:

Version 1.4b2 - Full and Sponsored Edition - September 2nd, 2009

Please understand that beta releases are unfinished software, which are still under development and not yet fully tested! While we have used these releases successfully, your mileage may vary. Export may still be flakey, for example. After installing this update you can re‚Äźdownload the latest official release any time from the Boinx Software web site.

BoinxTV version 1.4 beta 2 brings lots of small layer and user interface fixes, and improves Snow Leopard support.

  • If you are running on Leopard, BoinxTV now requires Mac OS X 10.5.7, which brings some critical fixes.
  • In version 1.3, custom background images on the Lower Thirds layer were potentially squashed on one axis, they are now scaled proportionally again.
  • The Placer with Transition layer now behaves as it was intended to, and no longer ignores its parameter settings.
  • The RSS crawler now updates its feed without having to be deactivated and reactivated.
  • Added an option to the Stop Watch layer to reset the clock when you turn the layer on.
  • The document loading progress bar now shows how far you are through the loading process.
  • If there are no documents open, you can now edit the names of devices in the preferences.
  • Recordings now include the date and time in the default file name, instead of simply an integer.
  • BoinxTV is now more robust in cases where you do not have write access to the designated folder for saving recordings, or it didn't exist any more.
  • You are now prevented from toggling the “Record to Disk” option in the middle of a recording. Doing this was a Bad Idea!
  • When you are recording a fixed–length show to a disk without enough free space for the whole show, the document now keeps track of how far into the show you had recorded when the disk became full.
  • Resolved various Snow Leopard issues.
  • Several minor layer improvements not mentioned above.