Growl Adds Support for OS X Mountain Lion Notification Center

Posted September 20, 2012 at 7:13pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5996 views

Growl has been updated with support for OS X Mountain Lion Notification Center and released in the Mac App Store.

Growl is the is ultimate notification system for the Mac. It's the easiest way to instantly know what is going on with other applications while you are busy working on something else, in real time or even when you step away.

What's New In This Version:
General
- Adds support for OS X notification center on 10.8.
- Adds in support for Prowl and Boxcar services as action displays.
- Rollup has better idle detection.
- Growl is now sandboxed.

Preferences
- The ON/OFF switch throughout Growl should be easier to understand now.

Displays
- Speech now introduces greater control.
- Separates Action displays from Visual displays.
- Music Video can now left and right justify text.
- Fixes height problems for multi line notifications in Music Video.
- Nano can now display in multiple locations, left, center and right.
- Added an SoundAction display.
- Added a way to not have any visual notifications.

Bug fixes
- Resolves the high CPU issue.
- Resolves multiple crashes.
- Shortcuts can now be unset.


Growl 1.4 changes

General
- Applications Tab Redesign! This is a major overhaul, and should be much easier to use.
- Moved Rollup controls to separate tab.
- Major improvements to networking.

Preference Pane overhaul
- New slider switch for on/off switches
- Added keyboard support to position picker.
- General Tab Relayout.
- Networking tab - Add support for subscription
- History Tab, contextual menu for history table to jump to the app/notification settings
- Rollup tab is the new home of controls related to the Rollup window.
- Adding a new display should not require a restart of Growl now.

Networking
- Support for Notification-Callback-Target, a URL field in GNTP. Upon click, Growl lets OSX figure out how to open the URL (such as the default browser for an http:// url)
- Subscription support, subscribe to all applications on a remote machine.
- General improvements to networking authentication, removed requirement for, and use of password headers if the password field is blank
- Fix networking crash related to address data resolution.
- Bind to local socket only if not listening for incoming notifications.
- Address data caching, and observation of network changes to clear caches

Applescript
- URL click feedback support, same as Notification-Callback-Target in GNTP

Bug fixes
- Resolved a crash with webkit plugin bridge on creation.
- Resolved a crash with forwarding.
- Resolved an issue where the Speech display waits for previous message to complete causing a CPU drain
- Resolved a crash with CFErrorGetDomain for WebKit Display Styles.
- Fixed duplicate listings of display plugins on reinstall.
- Notification-Callback-Target is now respected, and used, even without the method header.
- Worked around problems with corrupt history databases.
- Fixed a sorting problem when deleting a single entry in the history list.

You can download Growl from the Mac App Store for free.

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me - September 20, 2012 at 8:34pm
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