App Update — Version History
Version 1.6.3 — Aug 29th, 2009
Version 1.6.2 — Aug 10th, 2009
- Fixes a potential crash on Snow Leopard.
- Fixes a potential hang when checking MacUpdate.com.
- Blacklists "Microsoft AutoUpdater".
- Mentions that Spotlight must be enabled when no apps/widgets are found.
Version 1.6.1 — May 18th, 2009
- Fixed MacUpdate.com. The new way of checking this website is now officially sanctioned and shouldn't break again.
- Minor bug fixes.
Version 1.6 — April 30th, 2008
- Fixes Mac Update (yes, again).
- Fixes a potential hang related to searching Apple.com.
Version 1.5.9 — April 26th, 2008
- Fixes Mac Update again! I hope changing their search routine 2 days after the last version was released was not an intentional act on their behalf...
- Fixes search at MacUpdate
- Fixes search at Apple
- Fixes some issues with certain applications
- Fixes a bug where an excessive amount of console messages might be generated
- Fixed an issue with “Mark as installed” on Leopard
- Fixed the broken alignment of the drop down menu on Leopard
- Fixed the Apple.com update source
- MacUpdate.com changed some parts of their site again: fixed!
- Fixed a bug where 12PM would occasionally show up as 12AM
- Accomodate for changes at MacUpdate.com (aaaand again…)
- Accomodate for changes at Apple.com
- Now displays its own version number on the back
- Display time of the last update checking run above the results list
- Accomodate for changes at MacUpdate.com (again)
- Fixed potential crasher caused by invalid application meta-data
- Changes to accomodate for the re-design of the download page at Apple
- Changes to accomodate for the re-design of Version Tracker
- Changes to accomodate for the re-design of MacUpdate
- Fixed a bug where App Update would sometimes not pick up when an update had been installed, but rather continued to use the old version number
- Automatically checks for updates to itself now (once every 24 hours)
- Ability to read the built-in help file in your browser as well, not only inside the widget itself
- Minor cosmetic updates
- Fixed a small bug in the application scanner that could cause it to pick up a wrong version number for some applications
- Application scanner rewritten in Cocoa to provide faster and more accurate results
- Blazingly fast recursive directory scanning based on Spotlight
- The drawer will no longer open when no updates can be found
- The drop-down menu in the results list can now be opened via right-clicking either the download link or the version numbers
- Added a “Reveal in Finder” item to the drop-down menu
- Added the Widget plugin’s source code inside the bundle to comply with the GPL
- Fixed a bug that could prevent users from typing spaces into the “Path Settings” view
- NOTE: Finder aliases are no longer supported because Spotlight doesn’t handle them consistently
- The out-of-beta release
- Automatic update checking can be set to happen either daily or weekly
- Internal optimizations (i.e. search for applications runs a lot faster)
- Fixes a potential lock-up: Therefore, this update is heavily recommended for all users!
- Released under the GPL
- Added a drop-down menu (right-click a version number) to mark updates as installed or to ignore them
- App Update by default expects version numbers formatted according to Apple’s TN1132, but falls back to lexicographic comparisons for non-standard versioning
- Better support for some applications
- Lots of bug fixes and stability improvements
- Updated help file to include the new features