EagleFiler 1.7.3

January 10th, 2017 (EagleFiler)

Version 1.7.3 of EagleFiler is now available. This is a free update that includes the following enhancements:

  • For new libraries created on macOS 10.12 or later, EagleFiler uses a different set of tag abbreviation symbols that are better suited for the Sierra fonts. You can use the Tag Abbreviation Style AppleScript to change the symbols in a pre-existing library and to switch between different sets of symbols.
  • EagleFiler now supports the Touch Bar.
  • Revised the toolbar icons for Unread and Read with a bullet and checkmark to make them more clear.
  • Worked around a bug in macOS 10.12 that caused resizing glitches when using tabbed windows.
  • The text inspector bar is once again available, thanks to a crashing bug fix in macOS 10.12.2.
  • When you’re editing a file in the record viewer, EagleFiler now auto-saves it every minute, rather than only when you change windows or apps.
  • SOHO Notes is no longer being developed, but you can import folders or individual notes from it by dragging and dropping them onto EagleFiler’s Dock icon or into one of your EagleFiler library windows. SOHO Notes customers can get a discount on switching to EagleFiler by e-mailing proof of their purchase.
  • The new Save Diagnostic Report… command in the Help menu provides an easier way of recording error logs and other information to send to technical support (requires macOS 10.12).
  • Improved the following sections of the manual:
  • Added some esoteric preferences for changing the colors EagleFiler uses for displaying plain text files.
  • Added NewPlainTextExtension to the esoteric preferences, which lets you change the extension of new plain text files that EagleFiler creates on your behalf. For example, you could change it from the default txt to md to create Markdown files.
  • Added DefaultWebEncoding to the esoteric preferences.
  • Work around various font metrics issues in macOS 10.12 to make tag abbreviation symbols display properly in the source list and records list.
  • Enlarged the triangle in the table column pop-up menus.
  • Improved the error logging on macOS 10.12.
  • Fixed a bug where the Open With menu did not show all of the available applications for file types that some applications claim only by file extension, rather than UTI. For example, you can now open Markdown files with Byword and iA Writer.
  • Fixed a bug where window tabbing was allowed for auxiliary windows.
  • Fixed drawing glitch that could cause black lines to appear at bottom of the window (macOS 10.12 and later).
  • Fixed a bug where files imported from Evernote might not display with the proper encoding.
  • Fixed a bug where capturing messages from a local Apple Mail mailbox sometimes didn’t work if your Mac was not running in English.
  • Fixed a bug where EagleFiler could incorrectly log an error about the Mac App Store receipt.
  • Updated to Xcode 8.1.
  • Updated the German localization.

EagleFiler 1.7.3 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of EagleFiler, please see the version history.

Update (2017-01-10): EagleFiler 1.7.3 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2017-01-23): EagleFiler 1.7.3 is now available from the Mac App Store.

DropDMG 3.4.5

January 10th, 2017 (DropDMG)

Version 3.4.5 of DropDMG is now available. This is a free update for owners of DropDMG 3.0 that includes the following enhancements:

  • Worked around a bug in macOS 10.12.2 that caused a garbage character to be displayed in various pop-up menus.
  • DropDMG no longer posts to Notification Center for operations that complete less than a minute after being queued. This should help make sure that the banners/alerts that you do see are genuinely useful.
  • Made some changes to reduce the time it takes to open the Preferences window.
  • Logging is more robust on macOS 10.12.
  • Updated the German localization.

DropDMG 3.4.5 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of DropDMG, please see the version history.

Update (2017-01-10): DropDMG 3.4.5 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2017-01-12): DropDMG 3.4.5 is now available from the Mac App Store.

SpamSieve 2.9.27

December 9th, 2016 (SpamSieve)

Version 2.9.27 of SpamSieve is now available. This is a free update that includes the following changes:

SpamSieve 2.9.27 works with Mac OS X 10.6 through macOS 10.12 and requires an e-mail client. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of SpamSieve, please see the version history.

DropDMG 3.4.4

December 9th, 2016 (DropDMG)

Version 3.4.4 of DropDMG is now available. This is a free update for owners of DropDMG 3.0 that includes the following enhancements:

  • Fixed a regression that could cause a crash when creating a disk image with a layout on Mac OS X 10.10 or earlier.
  • Fixed a regression where the System Fonts pop-up menu didn’t work.
  • The new Save Diagnostic Report… command in the Help menu provides an easier way of recording error logs and other information to send to technical support (requires macOS 10.12).
  • Updated the Burn… and Signing sections of the manual.
  • DropDMG now removes the Show Tab Bar menu item and associated functionality on macOS 10.12, since they don’t make sense for its user interface.
  • Worked around a problem with unexpected title bar accessory views.
  • Fixed a bug where DropDMG could incorrectly log an error about the Mac App Store receipt.
  • Improved the logging code.
  • Updated to Xcode 8.1.

DropDMG 3.4.4 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of DropDMG, please see the version history.

Update (2016-12-09): DropDMG 3.4.4 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2016-12-12): DropDMG 3.4.4 is now available from the Mac App Store.

SpamSieve 2.9.26

October 18th, 2016 (SpamSieve)

Version 2.9.26 of SpamSieve is now available. This is a free update that includes the following changes:

  • Works with Apple Mail under macOS 10.12.1. It’s easiest if you update to SpamSieve 2.9.26 before updating to 10.12.1. In any case, if you don’t see the SpamSieve commands in Apple Mail’s Message menu, be sure to choose Install Apple Mail Plug-In from the SpamSieve menu. Otherwise, with the SpamSieve plug-in not installed, Mail will move good messages to the spam mailbox without consulting SpamSieve.
  • Made various changes to improve SpamSieve’s filtering accuracy.
  • SpamSieve now tells Apple Mail’s junk filter when incoming messages are not junk (instead of only when they are junk). This should help prevent the confusing behavior of Mail displaying good messages in gold/brown text if its filter (or a server filter) disagreed with SpamSieve. Reminder: You can also have SpamSieve override the message text color by enabling AppleMailAllJunkMessagesUseBlackText in the esoteric preferences.
  • SpamSieve now uses the new os_log subsystem on macOS 10.12.
  • Adjusted the sizes of the Dock icon status indicators to work around a font change in macOS 10.12.
  • The version number of the Apple Mail plug-in is now synchronized with the version number of SpamSieve itself to reduce confusion for those using Mail Plugin Manager.
  • Added the Apple Mail - Mark Server Spam Messages as Read script.
  • Improved the following section of the manual:
  • Worked around a badly worded OS certificate error when checking for a software update.
  • Adjusted SpamSieve’s package resources to work around several code signing issues with macOS 10.12.
  • Fixed a bug where Apple Mail could repeatedly report the same error message.
  • Fixed a bug where the Portuguese localizer was not given credit in the About SpamSieve window.

SpamSieve 2.9.26 works with Mac OS X 10.6 through macOS 10.12 and requires an e-mail client. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of SpamSieve, please see the version history.

EagleFiler 1.7.2

October 18th, 2016 (EagleFiler)

Version 1.7.2 of EagleFiler is now available. This is a free update that includes the following enhancements:

  • The Reveal button in the Errors window now works if multiple errors are selected. You can now hold down the Option key to open the files instead of revealing them; this is useful for loading attachments in Mail messages that were only partially downloaded.
  • Added DisplayPDFsWithQuickLook to the esoteric preferences to let you work around bugs in macOS 10.12’s PDFView.
  • Improved the following sections of the manual:
  • Worked around a change in the macOS 10.12 font panel that could cause the wrong variant of the system font to be used when changing the font in the preferences.
  • Worked around a bug in macOS 10.12 that could prevent the progress window from being centered.
  • Worked around a badly worded OS certificate error when checking for a software update.
  • Worked around a change in macOS 10.12 that messed up the positioning of tag abbreviations in the source list.
  • Worked around a change in macOS 10.12 that could cause the ruler to be shown when editing a plain text file.
  • Worked around an issue that prevented some errors from being logged to Console on macOS 10.12.
  • Fixed a bug with the Apple Mail importer and the new mail store format on macOS 10.12 that led to Missing Apple Mail Message Attachment errors.
  • Fixed a bug where capturing from an On My Mac Apple Mail mailbox on macOS 10.12 didn’t work if the Mac had not been previously running Mac OS X 10.11.
  • Fixed a bug where the tab stops for the plain text editor didn’t auto-adjust for different fonts and sizes.
  • Fixed a bug where the tag abbreviation font in the source list didn’t match the records list and Tags inspector.
  • Fixed a bug where sometimes the Drop Pad or capture key would would incorrectly report that no library was open.
  • Fixed a bug where image titles were sometimes not properly imported and indexed.
  • If EagleFiler is unable to find the messages to import from Apple Mail, it now logs the folders it was looking for them in to aid in troubleshooting.

EagleFiler 1.7.2 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of EagleFiler, please see the version history.

Update (2016-10-19): EagleFiler 1.7.2 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2016-10-20): EagleFiler 1.7.2 is now available from the Mac App Store.

DropDMG 3.4.3

October 18th, 2016 (DropDMG)

Version 3.4.3 of DropDMG is now available. This is a free update for owners of DropDMG 3.0 that includes the following enhancements:

  • Worked around a bug in the macOS 10.12 Finder that could cause an error when creating a disk image with a layout.
  • Worked around a change in macOS 10.12 that prevented the Always run with root access option from working.
  • DropDMG’s layout variables now work for .scptd files.
  • DropDMG now uses the new os_log subsystem on macOS 10.12.
  • Worked around a change in the macOS 10.12 Finder that could cause icons to be displayed in the wrong locations if you had enabled the hidden AppleShowAllFiles Finder preference.
  • Worked around a badly worded OS certificate error when checking for a software update.
  • Improved DropDMG’s logging of Scripting Bridge errors.
  • Made some changes to prevent Core Data from logging internal errors on macOS 10.12.

DropDMG 3.4.3 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of DropDMG, please see the version history.

Update (2016-10-19): DropDMG 3.4.3 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2016-10-21): DropDMG 3.4.3 is now available from the Mac App Store.

SpamSieve 2.9.25

September 19th, 2016 (SpamSieve)

Version 2.9.25 of SpamSieve is now available. This is a free update that includes the following changes:

SpamSieve 2.9.25 works with Mac OS X 10.6 through macOS 10.12 and requires an e-mail client. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of SpamSieve, please see the version history.

EagleFiler 1.7.1

September 19th, 2016 (EagleFiler)

Version 1.7.1 of EagleFiler is now available. This is a free update that includes the following enhancements:

  • EagleFiler no longer uses the text inspector bar on macOS 10.12 in order to work around a crashing bug in the OS. In the event that the bug is fixed, you can re-enable the text inspector using TextInspectorBar in the esoteric preferences.
  • The system PDF view was rewritten in macOS 10.12, and there are still some bugs in the GM release that affect EagleFiler:
    • The PDF contextual menu is not available. This may be fixed in the official release of 10.12.
    • Dragging to select PDF text sometimes selects the wrong range.
    • Some longer PDF files display with blank regions when using Continuous Scroll mode.
  • Worked around a bug in Mac OS X 10.11.6 that could cause internal errors and prevent the font picker in the preferences from changing to a non-system font once a system one had been set.
  • The mbox writer guards against newlines in the From line.
  • Improved the following sections of the manual:
  • Updated to Xcode 8.
  • Renamed “Mac OS X” to “macOS” throughout the app and documentation.
  • Added the Sending in Crash Log Files section of the manual.
  • Fixed a bug where search queries that included angle brackets could fail if Match Partial Words was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where some URL importing errors were not reported if the format was set to PDF, which led to the creation of blank PDF files.

EagleFiler 1.7.1 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of EagleFiler, please see the version history.

Update (2016-09-19): EagleFiler 1.7.1 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2016-09-19): EagleFiler 1.7.1 is now available from the Mac App Store.

DropDMG 3.4.2

September 19th, 2016 (DropDMG)

Version 3.4.2 of DropDMG is now available. This is a free update for owners of DropDMG 3.0 that includes the following enhancements:

  • Removed support for creating .xip archives because macOS 10.12 can no longer expand .xip files not created by Apple. DropDMG will change configurations using .xip to .zip. Going forward, Apple recommends using signed .dmg files.
  • Renamed “Mac OS X” to “macOS” throughout the app and documentation.
  • Updated to Xcode 8.
  • Added the Sending in Crash Log Files section of the manual.
  • Updated the Italian and Spanish localizations.

DropDMG 3.4.2 works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through macOS 10.12. Older versions are available for older operating systems. For information about previous releases of DropDMG, please see the version history.

Update (2016-09-19): DropDMG 3.4.2 has been submitted to the Mac App Store.

Update (2016-09-24): DropDMG 3.4.2 is now available from the Mac App Store.