Version history for DVDpedia
Version: 5.1.5 (27/2/13)
- IMDb search plug-in
Version: 5.1.4 (14/02/13)
- New: "Last Seen History" toolbar button
- New: If an error should occur in the Amazon Settings window, it is now selectable to copy information that might be useful to the user
- New: All images retina ready
- New: Highlighted 'My Rating' stars in list view now golden
- New: Updated 'My Rating' stars in Add/Edit window for easier clicking and golden with outline for possible stars instead of dots Fixes:
- Bug fix: Spanish and French accents are ignored for index creation during export
- Bug fix: Toolbar buttons were not being enabled based on the current selection options
- Bug fix: Amazon Settings window would continue to expand for additional sign up errors
- Bug fix: Covers would not rearrange in cover view after changing the currently sorted attribute
- Bug fix: Removed NSReadOnlyPersistentStoreOption warning in console when importing Spotlight data
- Bug fix: Last Seen per year statistic now reflects the history of the entry, instead of only the last year it was seen
- Bug fix: Removing the current Last Seen History now updates Last Seen to the most recent date
- Bug fix: Last Seen statistics are now based on the Last Seen history and not the Last Seen field
- Bug fix: Under Mountain Lion a Bluetooth scanner might not pair with DVDpedia
- Bug fix: Cover flow did not update immediately after an external image was copy pasted into the main image view
- Bug fix: Sometimes when switching between search sites the error message for "no results" might contain a limit description that was incorrect
- Bug fix: If the database is empty then a sync from Pocketpedia brings in the Pockeptedia data. Great for users who only owned Pocketpedia and decide to add DVDpedia. (This will not bring in cover images but those can be dowlnoaded with "Download Cover from Doghouse" contextual menu command, found in the cover image well.)
- Bug fix: Bol IT has been replaced by Mondadori
- Bug fix: DVD Fr updated to stop returning results for wrong UPC searches
- Bug fix: EzyDVD udpated to include Director and Starring again
- Bug fix: Cinefacts updated
- Bug fix: DVD Store would bring in garbled HTML characters
- Bug fix: Improved matches on TMDb with IMDb number
- Bug fix: IMDb Genre and Rating fields were missing and/or garbled text
- Update: IMDb updated for better matches
- Update: Movie Collectorz importer to handle some small changes to their XML
Version: 5.1.3 (29/10/12)
- Partially retinafied buttons - rest to follow soon!
- Localization updates Fixes:
- Bug fix: Recently set "My Rating" would be changed after updating entry with the advanced search gear button.
Version: 5.1.2 (22/08/12)
- A personal Amazon associate ID is now mandatory for Amazon search.
- Improved support under Lion and Mountain Lion for sending automatic emails to borrowers.
- Updated hidden preference "defaults write com.bruji.dvdpedia "NoBeepOnAdd" -bool YES" to include bluetooth scanner.
- Custom field named "Resolution" will be filled out by QuickTime movie imports.
- Custom field named "Megabytes" will be filled for linked files.
- Dragging, dropping and skipping items still updates any empty values for the matched items out of the QuickTime metadata.
- Added keys [key:borrowedByFirstName] and [key:borrowedByLastName] for email text templates.
- Address Book is not loaded until needed to coincide with new Mountain Lion Address Book warning.
- Improved iSight scanning for iMac cameras.
- Freebase plugin updated to work with new API address now at Google.com instead of Freebase.
- TMDB plug-in updated to version 3 API. Fixes:
- Plug-in fix: DVD FR plugin now allows barcode search and includes genre information.
- Plug-in fix: TMDB now includes language and country preferences (in the Preferences/Sites) to get the rating for a specific country.
- Bug fix: TMDB now gets the correct cover image for the language set instead of the most popular. Bug fix: Moviemeter plugin could get stuck using the "Update from" command and finding no results for an IMDb number.
- Bug fix: Rebuild autofill command would include data from Doghouse moderator collection.
- Bug fix: Import from Delicious Library sometimes would include a single item when importing from custom shelfs.
- Bug fix: The lent history from Pocketpedia now syncs backwards to the Pedias when an item is both borrowed and then returned in Pocketpedia before the next sync.
- Bug fix: Changed audio feedback to Core Audio to avoid Garbage Collection auto registration warning present in NSSound.
Version: 5.1.1 (14/06/12)
- For Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) compatibility, DVDpedia's code signature has been updated so you will be asked to re-authorize the program in Keychain the first time you run this version.
- MobileMe export no longer an option due to MobileMe's discontinuation
- Custom tag fields can now be filtered by clicking
- New details view template "Easy" with larger font and higher contrast for easier reading
- Played/Read imported from Delicious Library 2 into last seen field
- Moderators can edit the dog tag column
- Extended DVD Profiler XML importer
- Improved Delicious Library 2 Importer for user synposis
- Tab and comma delimited text imports of credits now breaks on commas if present as well as semi-colons
- New [key:...Raw] details template key for users who don't want filter links added to certain keys for creating links Fixes:
- Translation tags in RTF exports were not being applied
- Bug fix: smart collection with multiple rules might not display the field name for the first rule when opening again for edit
- New user created plug-ins available on the extras page for AlloCiné, SensaCine, Filmstarts and Screenrush
- Updated plug-ins for DVD FR, DVD IT, DVD Go and Cinefacts
- Updated DVD Palace for a bug with umlauts in subtitles and for better sound info retrieval
Version: 5.1 (17/04/12)
- Pocketpedia 3 support for syncing data to your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. (Download Pocketpedia 3 from the App Store.)
- Better launching of linked files on external hard drives that have changed names or are named the same as other media.
- More explicit memory management for some iSight scanning cases. Fixes:
- Cancelling a search could still trigger the results to be displayed.
- Bug fix: regression in 5.0.3 "Add & New" button during manual add would not add the second incremental id when using automatic collection ID generation.
Version: 5.0.3 (03/03/12)
- Statistic counts, when displaying the same amount, are now sub-sorted in alphabetical order
- Folders are no longer displayed as options for the details view style menu when present in the users customizable InfoTemplates folder
- Using the toolbar view button to leave the statistics would mean the program would show statistics again after adding a new entry
- Last name sorting takes into account middle name for sorting, e.g. "Johann Christian Bach" versus "Johann Sebastian Bach"
- Faster last name sorting
- Film Affinity plug-in now imports a user's rating if logged in
- Improvements to the FTP feature to make it faster and more stable
- Allow paste into a multi-value field (blue bubbles) to go into the edited bubble instead of creating a new one
- Drag and drop of Doghouse URLs to add items into a collection Fixes:
- Plug-in fix: BOL NL plug-in updated
- Bug fix: IMDb and DVDPalace plug-ins could de a double search based on title when an entry had an IMDb or URL number associated with it
- Bug fix: iPod classic export could fail for some users who had to then create the directory by hand
- Bug fix: previously three lines or more in a multi-value bubble field might hide the fourth line instead of expanding to display it
- Bug fix: sorting by last name where the other deep sorting field orders would get ignored
- Bug fix: links imported from .dvdpedia files exported with version 5 format
- Bug fix: migrating from version 4 to 5, smart collections with My Rating criteria less than or greater than were not updated correctly
- Bug fix: previous update to selecting a collection with the mouse broke keyboard navigation of the tab and shift-tab among the collection, entry view and search field
- Bug fix: in certain situations the HUD display for selecting a link to open when more than one link is present would not work
- Bug fix: on launch the search field did not display its label which showed what the filter search was set to
Version: 5.0.2 (13/01/12)
- Playing a movie automatically sets Last Seen to today and increases the play count by one.
- Last name sorting takes into account Jr. and ignores it.
- No longer removes hard coded tags from export templates when they are turned off in the details view display.
- Automatic page break added for printing now has a class name of "pageBreak" for CSS styling if necessary, such as page numbers with the CSS counter property.
- Help button links added to the preference tabs: Fields, Sites and Autofill.
- Last selection is now stored in the plist file for better DropBox support, to avoid modifying the database when only browsing.
- Help file now includes an exact list of fields that are contributed to Doghouse.
- Typing a letter to arrive at the index point on the sorted column takes into account the "sort" field if it's being used to modify the sort order on the selected column.
- Search text is now placed in clipboard for copy/paste into the add manually window after a failed search.
- Collection listing leaves item view selected when changing collections to allow for use of keyboard shortcuts on items.
- Plug-in menu additions now also appear in the contextual menu for an entry as well as in the main menu. Fixes:
- IMDb plug-in has been updated.
- Free Record Shop plug-in has been updated.
- Bug fix: Collections were not re-sorting after editing an entry in the edit panel and changing the currently sorted field.
- Bug fix: Creating a new database defaulted to show the save panel window inside the current database folder instead of Application Support.
- Bug fix: My Rating in FancyIndex template now sorts correctly.
- Bug fix: When adding a new item to a smart collection where it does not match, the wrong cover would be displayed for the selected item.
Version: 5.0.1 (28/11/11)
- Improved relevance ranking for Doghouse search results
- Improved results when searching for more info on existing entries
- Return appropriate cover for UPC searches when available
- Default associate ID is automatically inserted for users who do not provide one during sign up
- Included database validation during upgrade to make upgrade experience from version 4 smoother
- FilmAffinity plug-in updated
- EzyDVD plugin updated
- Freebase plug-in updated Fixes:
- Bug fix: Custom text field was not allowing multiple lines and was mistakenly included in the autofill
- Bug fix: Selection was not scrolled into view in cover view after returning from a filtered view
- Bug fix: Statistics could show a plain blue screen for users running OS X 10.5
- Bug fix: Localizations errors fixed
- Bug fix: Doghouse moderator collections were not displaying data in the user's language
- Bug fix: Text exports did not translate new half star rating correctly
- Bug fix: Text exports displayed 'Season' data as yes/no
Version: 5.0 (08/11/11)
- Version 5 only runs on Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion (OS X 10.5 or higher).
- Version 5 is Intel only; PowerPC Macs are no longer supported.
- Version 5 is a paid update (US$ 12) for all users who purchased the programs before October 1, 2010. Users who purchased the programs after that date receive this update for free.You can run the new version 5 times before it will prompt you for a new serial number.
- New Amazon search sign-up: click the help mark in the Amazon Settings window (found in Preferences/Sites) for more information about it or check out the same help file online. Online searches:
- New dedicated media server for the Pedias, Doghouse, with support for all languages and countries. Doghouse is built from Pedia users uploading and sharing their data with other Pedia users so the more you share, the better it gets!
- New Doghouse menu. Sign up for a username and password under Doghouse > Settings to reveal the commands 'Contribute Collection' and 'Contribute Selection' which will let you upload a collection or parts of it to Doghouse.
- Doghouse moderator positions available - if you're interested, let us know why you would make a good moderator here.
- Special Moderator collections to monitor new and updated entries in the database (these will appear after you have signed up to be a moderator and re-opened the Settings window once).
- New Freebase search plug-in added.
- Amazon Associate tags field for Amazon associates to use their own tags on web exports or directly from the programs.
- New Amazon CN, IT and ES searches added to the Amazon search options.
- New TV search plug-ins added: TVDb and TV Rage.
- New Wikipedia search plug-in. New:
- 10 point rating system with half stars (click on a star again to change to half star).
- Added 4 new fields, specifically for TV: Season, Episode, Creator and Series.
- Added 8 new custom fields: two date fields, two checkboxes, two tag fields (aka multi-value, blue bubble fields) and two regular text fields.
- Custom field names can now be changed in the Preferences > Fields tab, removing clutter from Preferences > General. Just double-click the custom field name in the "Fields" list and enter your new title. Mousing over a custom field title in the list will reveal the original custom field name.
- New details view styles.
- A new generic detail view template tag that is automatically expanded to include all fields selected in the Preferences > Fields, making the creation of detail templates easier: [key:genericField].
- Optimized secondary search options (the 'limit to', 'search for', 'sort by' drop down menus) now show only those available for the selected search site.
- Results for advanced info found via the gear button in the edit window can now be browsed and previewed before adding the correct one.
- Enter a barcode into any active text field simply by scanning it with a Bluetooth or OPN scanner. Outside of a text field, scan a barcode for quickly finding an entry in your database (no need to go into the search field first).
- Plug-ins can now have their own preferences accessed through the little gear button in Preferences > Sites. These are accessed through the little gear button next to a site in Preferences > Sites.
- Default loan period (found in the Preferences > Fields) can now be 0 if no set period is desired.
- New 'Open URL' toolbar button to visit the entry's associated webpage.
- New settings for date format based on international standards.
- New smart collection criteria: "Cover Image is/is not set", to easily group items without covers.
- New HTML command to export locally linked files without copying the file: <meta name="includeLocalLinks" content="linksOnly"> .
- New Help files, now also available online under http://www.bruji.com/help/dvdpedia.
- Cut command for links table now works in the Add/Edit window.
- Paste command now inserts new links after the current selection instead of at the end of the list.
- Cut command for credits list.
- Paste command now inserts new credits after the current selection instead of at the end of the list.
- Autofill in smart collection values, just like in the Add/Edit window, to avoid typos.
- Links with .m2ts extensions are labeled as Blu-ray.
- Multiple edit window now gives a warning if you're trying to change the selection while changes in the multi edit window are pending.
- Date Added can now be set in the past when adding a new entry.
- Series field ignores articles when sorting, just like the Title field.
- Creating a duplicate entry via copy/paste changes the selection to the new duplicate.
- QuickTime metadata is now included for files imported and linked to the program.
- Press the Delete key to stop a Doghouse moderator collection updating itself. Press the Delete key a second time to delete the actual collection. (Opening the Doghouse > Settings once will bring the collection back.). UI updates:
- Several fields have been turned into multi-value fields (the blue bubble fields), including director.
- Info view display (single movie information display in the lower half of the main window) has been renamed "Details view".
- Some fields including genre, tags and director, are now clickable in the details view to filter the current collection by that attribute. Similar to doing an internal search but a lot quicker.
- Table view area renamed "List view".
- Cover view area renamed "Grid view".
- New menu buttons at the bottom of the main window for Add Collection, Modify Collections and Close/Open cover image.
- Updated toolbar buttons.
- Updated source column icons.
- Row coloring updated to match Snow Leopard and Lion.
- "No Selection" now matches current selected details style template.
- Updated animations for details view opening and closing .
- New enter and exit fullscreen icons to match OS X.
- Header for source list removed.
- New, larger header display for list view, including new highlight.
- Pinch to zoom gesture added to grid view (turn it on in System Preferences > Trackpad).
- Swipe gesture added to grid view and list view (turn it on in System Preferences > Trackpad).
- Swipe gesture added to add/edit panel to move to the next item (turn it on in System Preferences > Trackpad).
- Different collections can have different cover size settings for the cover view.
- Duplicates are now displayed without creating a new collection.
- Resize target expanded by 4px so the collections split is easier to target with the mouse for growing and shrinking the source column.
- New look for Search window.
- Multi edit window now shows state by displaying a dot in the red close button when changes have been made.
- Arrow keys can be used to move between results in the add/edit window (the previous shortcuts of Command-N and Command-B still work as well).
- New menu locations and optimized placement of commands.
- New menu names for some confusing commands (for example: Get advanced info for selection => Update from, Download Cover for Selection => Download from).
- 'Download from' menu command which downloads a cover image for an entry has been moved to contextual menu in image well. Ctrl-click or right-click in the image well to bring it up.
- Cover download options have been expanded to include Google images and MoviePosterDB, available via the contextual menu in the image well.
- Added flags to site list in Preferences > Sites, indicating where information comes from and/or which language it will be in.
- New status banner graphics (resolution independent and without transparencies).
- New header for 'Go to Site' command (including visible URL field for easier web browsing). The 'Go to Site' command is found in the contextual menu of the details view.
- Statistics header stays in place to close statistics and change options, with new animations.
- New statistics graphs with updated colors and formatting.
- New date picker style to match OS X default version.
- New look for smart collection rule editor.
- New checkbox look for checkbox column in list view .
- New tiny preference size for collection text view (found in Preferences > Style).
- New keyboard shortcut Command-Shift-G to open and close the results drawer in the add panel.
- New mock cover image for entries missing actual covers.
- New busy animation at the bottom right to provide information about Doghouse uploads (what it's doing and how many entries are left to process).
- New busy spinner next to the collection being uploaded to Doghouse.
- Sharper coverflow images.
- Keyboard shortcut "Command-Ctrl-[digit]" now works in the search window to switch between search sites depending on their position in Preferences > Sites. (Previously this only worked for advanced searches in the edit window.).
- The multiple edit window is no longer modal (the front most window) to allow for browsing in list view as long as the selection of entries isn't altered. If that happens, the multi edit window will close.
- The add multiple window displays the name of the selected search site at the top of the window.
- Updated links now display at the bottom of the main window when mousing over links in the details view. Fixes:
- Multi edit window now warns when discarding changes and closing the window via the red close button.
- Multi edit window now also accepts Command-S as save and close shortcut.
- Updated localizations.
- The template text for 'email selection' and 'email borrower' are now localized.
- Couldn't display two messages that needed confirmation simultaneously.
- Description of .dvdpedia export style would stay description of backup export after selecting backup.
- Multi-value value fields could in some cases display an empty blue bubble when there was no data to display.
- Setting default columns was not saving the default sorting.
- Smart collection rule for "Movie is in collection" renamed to "Collection Name is" to make it easier to find.
- iSight scanning paused if DVDpedia is not the active application.
- Calendar picker would get displayed behind the multiple edit window and was not usable.
- Duplicated entries that had been created via copy/paste in a non-library collection were not being added to the library collection.
- Text field template radio button is now selected automatically when selecting a template.
- Some online searches containing ampersands (&) where not returning as many relevant results as possible.
- Add multiple now has its own search options so the search site can be changed directly in the window instead of having to return to regular search to change it.
- CSV imports are more robust now, allowing for only some columns to be quoted, double-quoted escape quotes and newlines inside a quoted section.
- After clicking a link to filter a collection (in statistics for example), the previous default search filter would be overwritten. Technical stuff:
- Application digitally signed to avoid having to re-request permissions after upgrade.
- Update packages digitally signed for added security.
- More reliable self update procedure with request for permission if needed to install.
- Garbage collected for modern memory management.
- Custom fields names now saved with the program's database file instead of the preferences.
- New DVDpedia database file name: Database.dvdpd (previously all Pedia programs' database files were called Database.pediadata, leading to confusion). The file will be copied and updated automatically when you run version 5 (or one of its beta versions) the first time.
Version: 4.6.8 (24/8/11)
- Top entry in table view could pop out of view with the new Lion springloaded scrollers.
- IMDb search plug-in updated.
- Folders in the Source column could appear collapsed on restart even though they had previously been open.
- Minor UI fixes for Lion.
Version: 4.6.7 (20/7/11)
Lion Compatibility Fixes:
- "My Rating" was not changeable for some entries, specifically in the info view.
- HTML export could cause a crash for some users.
Version: 4.6.6 (3/7/11)
- Fixed IMDb plug-in.
Version: 4.6.5 (22/4/11)
- Updated the internal architecture for search plug-ins.
- RTF export templates now handle all international encodings, including Japanese. Fixes:
- All search plug-ins fixed and updated.
- Advanced search on IMDb now also matches theatrical release for greater accuracy.
- VLC would not launch fullscreen from inside fullscreen mode.
- Setting default columns was not saving the default sorting.
- Template files that begin with <?xml are recognized as XML and encoded properly.
Version: 4.6.4 (24/1/11)
- Discshop.se plug-in fixed.
- The Mail account used for sending emails is now the default account instead of the first account of the list.
- Made the non-US Amazon searches more reliable.
- Upgraded the plug-in architecture to be more lightweight and faster.
- Updated the "Sell at Amazon" feature.
- Editing a smart collection based on a checkbox would default the rule to 'not set'.
- Several smaller bug fixes.
Version: 4.6.3 (21/10/10)
- Updated the IMDb plug-in to work with the new site design on imdb.com.
- Re-introduced the alapage.com plug-in (French).
- Re-introduced the dvdfr.com plug-in (French).