Harmony Release Notes

Version 3.1.11 – September 12th 2016

  • Support for macOS 10.12 Sierra

Version 3.1.10 – August 1st 2016

  • Maintain compatibility with SongSelect

Version 3.1.9 – October 19th 2015

  • Fix integration with Accordance Bible 11 App Store edition(3.1.8)

Version 3.1.8 – September 28th 2015

  • Integration with Accordance Bible 11 sold in the Mac App Store
  • Occasionally scripture would not appear on Concord stations – fixed(3.0)

Version 3.1.7 – July 13th 2015

  • Properly disconnect from Concord stations(2.0)
  • Fix crash when deleting a service(2.2)

Version 3.1.6 – October 14th 2014

  • Removed unnecessary error message when Accordance can't process search input(3.1.5)

Version 3.1.5 – October 5th 2014

  • Support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Version 3.1.4 – September 1st 2014

  • Improved experience when dragging items into a service or re-ordering a service(1.0)
  • Fix issue drawing in scripture search results when using Accordance(3.1) (regression)
  • Changing translations would not update scripture search results when using Harmony Bible – fixed(3.0)
  • New scripture results always scroll to start(1.0)

Version 3.1.3 – July 28th 2014

  • When stepping from Blackout to a song with a custom background, the default background would be briefly displayed – fixed(2.3)
  • Clicking in font panel search field could cause font panel to close – fixed(2.0)
  • Fonts could not be searched – fixed(2.0)
  • Changes were made to the database every time a service was loaded resulting in unnecessary operations – fixed(1.3)
  • Remote mode help would not load from Remote mode – fixed (3.0.5) (regression)
  • Updated Support Request URL

Version 3.1.2 – January 7th 2014

  • SongSelect Import would silently fail if songs were filtered – fixed(3.1) (regression)
  • Fix crash when attempting to add a display action and no services existed(3.0)

Version 3.1.1 – December 2nd 2013

  • Fix crash when using a duplicated song with a custom order in certain cases(3.0)
  • Prevent entering an empty writer's name(1.0)
  • Fix Growl application name issue App Store edition(3.1)

Version 3.1 – November 25th 2013

  • Preview for media items
  • Create new song section from selection
  • Notification Center & Growl support – notifications for Concord devices and background file copying
  • Double-click sections to add and remove from custom order
  • Last Concord message is sent to new Concord devices
  • Crash reporter
  • Fix crash when unable to open the database. An error message will display instead.(1.0)
  • A number of states which would not allow Harmony to start are now detected and errors are displayed accordingly(1.0)
  • File system changes are now observed in Additional Media Folders(3.0)
  • UI would not properly update after undoing a change of section type – fixed
  • Integrating with Accordance is now more responsive, especially when Harmony has to launch Accordance(2.0)
  • Special characters in a password are now properly handled when using SongSelect autologon(1.0)
  • When creating a new song, create an empty song section(1.0)
  • Songs imported from SongSelect are selected(1.0)
  • Disable song duplication when the main Harmony window is closed or no songs are selected(3.0)
  • Update theme menu after renaming a theme(2.5.3) (regression)
  • Font changes to the test pattern
  • There is now an implicit blackout at the end of a stepped service

Version 3.0.7 – October 22nd 2013

  • Support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Fix opening .harmonybible files from the Finder App Store edition(3.0)

Version 3.0.6 – October 9th 2013

  • Support for the NIV bible translation

Version 3.0.5 – May 8th 2013

  • Help book is now correctly indexed and searchable(3.0.2) (regression)
  • Help book has updated look
  • Reflects new company name, Glencode LLC

Version 3.0.4 – April 1st 2013

  • Fix issue drawing media browser tags on retina displays on OS X Mountain Lion(3.0)

Version 3.0.3 – January 13th 2013

  • Prevent access to other parts of the SongSelect website in SongSelect Import (Mac App Store requirement)

Version 3.0.2 – December 31st 2012

  • Integration with Accordance Bible app sold in the Mac App Store
  • New Display Actions are inserted after selection, not at end of service(3.0)
  • New Display Actions are selected after insertion(3.0)
  • Improvements to the media browser

Version 3.0.1 – November 12th 2012

  • Fix link in help to Accordance Starter Edition
  • Update sweeterrhythm.com links to https

Version 3.0 – November 12th 2012

  • Harmony Bible – includes KJV
  • Additional media folders
  • Save Quartz Composition input sets
  • Display Actions (Blackout, Clear Text) in services
  • Lookup media from services
  • Duplicate song
  • Send any text to Concord
  • Drag media from Finder into services
  • UI updated for Retina displays
  • Support for presenting on Retina displays
  • Display multiple bible verses
  • Default theme for scripture
  • Automatically sends scripture to Concord
  • Save license from license viewer Direct edition
  • Changes in font scaling take effect immediately
  • Color panels for text and Quartz Compositions now have an opacity control
  • Keyboard shortcuts for Blackout and Clear Text while focused in a service
  • Disable song title animation
  • New stepping options (Display background before song, Display song title)
  • Custom presentation display controls
  • UI for presentation start option
  • Fix going back a slide/transition in Keynote movies(2.3)
  • Don't play first transition in Keynote movies(1.3)
  • Scripture lookups from Accordance are faster(1.3)
  • Refreshing Accordance translations now works if Accordance needs to be launched(1.3)
  • The mouse hiding preference now takes effect immediately(1.0)
  • Media is now stored in ~/Movies/Harmony/
  • Software Update is no longer optional Direct edition
  • The displayMonitor advanced preference is now called presentationDisplay
  • The mediaFolderLocation advanced preference and the Playback Drive autodetection feature have been replaced by the additional media folders feature.
  • The nursery call timer now defaults to 60 seconds and the allowed range is 20-120 seconds
  • Minimum OS: OS X 10.7.3
  • New Concord features require Concord 1.2

Version 2.5.4 – November 12th 2012

  • Changes back-ported from 3.0
    • Color panels for text and Quartz Compositions now have an opacity control
    • Don't play first transition in Keynote movies(1.3)
    • Refreshing Accordance translations now works if Accordance needs to be launched(1.3)
    • The mouse hiding preference now takes effect immediately(1.0)
    • Update sweeterrhythm.com links to https

Version 2.5.3 – July 1st 2012

  • Support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Autosaves database every 5 minutes
  • Improved stability when moving items in services(1.0)
  • Prevent removing a theme's name(2.0)
  • Newly created Themes are not selected – fixed(2.0)
  • Don't display default copyright in song title animation(1.2)

Version 2.5.2 – April 23rd 2012

  • Compatibility with the new SongSelect website

Version 2.5.1 – March 13th 2012

  • Compatible with Gatekeeper Direct edition
  • Switch to lyric editing view from custom ordering when adding or duplicating a section(2.2)
  • Fix crash when double-clicking a .harmonylicense file in Finder when Harmony is not already open Direct edition(2.0)
  • Fix a problem installing a .harmonylicense file when a license is already installed Direct edition(2.0)

Version 2.5 – February 12th 2012

  • Application Sandboxing App Store edition
  • Updated presentation start options (expert preference)
  • Fix a drawing bug on OS X Lion with scrollers visible
  • Localized credits in the About box
  • Updates to the test pattern

Version 2.4.1 – January 23rd 2012

  • Fix a problem importing from SSO where a Misc section had no subtype(1.0)
  • Fix link in help to DivX software

Version 2.4 – January 17th 2012

  • Single display presentation mode
  • License viewer Direct edition
  • Menu item to start remote mode(2.3)
  • 1024x1024 app icon
  • App icon updated at smaller sizes
  • Updated help styles
  • German localization updates from CCLI
  • French layout issues fixed
  • New buttons in the SSO browser

Version 2.3.1 – December 12th 2011 App Store edition

  • Minor help improvements
  • International App Store descriptions

Version 2.3 – November 22nd 2011

  • Support for presentation remote controls
  • Keyboard stepping through service
  • Movie controls no longer clear when playing a Keynote movie
  • Background shows on first run
  • Localization updates
  • Minimum OS: Mac OS X 10.6.0

Version 2.2.5 – October 30th 2011

  • Switching translations would not always refresh scripture results – fixed

Version 2.2.4 – October 23rd 2011

  • Expert preference to start with a black display
  • Media browser would traverse bundles – fixed
  • Media browser would show folders as files if they matched the supported file extensions – fixed

Version 2.2.3 – September 13th 2011

  • Fix crash when using advanced Glide animation

Version 2.2.2 – September 11th 2011

  • Restore Themes, Media Controls, and Shortcut panels
  • Respect the EXIF orientation tag in images
  • Scroll to dropped section in custom section order
  • Fix drop shadow being cut off
  • Improved calculation of gliding lyrics

Version 2.2.1 – August 21st 2011

  • Detect and offer to turn off video mirroring
  • Fix bugs in the Themes Panel
  • Scroll to show new items after drops in the service
  • Only attempt to move the Harmony Media folder from ~/Documents when it doesn't exist in ~/Movies

Version 2.2 – July 25th 2011

  • Custom order of song sections
  • Playback Drive detection Direct edition
  • Font scaling
  • Support for deep folder hierarchy in Harmony Media folder
  • Selects newly imported song
  • Improved dragging image from scripture table
  • Improved dragging image from song table
  • Updated song credit animation
  • Keyboard shortcut and menu item for Themes panel
  • Keyboard shortcut for Duplicate Section
  • Fix media browser Reveal in Finder for paths outside of the Harmony Media folder
  • Properly handle missing writers and copyright in song credit animation
  • Files drags into the media browser now copy in background
  • Add undo tracking in Themes panel
  • Rebuild service outline when undoing and redoing
  • Don't copy default backgrounds after first run
  • Remember last selected service between relaunches
  • Remember song table view between relaunches
  • Remember song editor split view position between relaunches
  • Allow CCLI numbers to be cleared
  • Improve behavior of titleless preview window
  • Remove Whiteout

Version 2.1.1 – July 6th 2011

  • Support for OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Include missing image App Store edition

Version 2.1 – June 13th 2011

  • New options for the scaling of movies and still images
  • New theme options for vertical alignment of lyrics
  • New theme options for displaying song credit
  • Sections with Easy Split now show an icon in service
  • Expert setting for titleless preview window
  • Expert setting for preview window transparency
  • Preview window can be moved by dragging anywhere on the window
  • Up arrow now works as expected with no selection in service
  • Preview window position now stored between launches
  • Nursery call now varies width based on input
  • Fix for SSO download problem in OS X Lion
  • Display default or theme background from D key
  • Fix refresh of media browser
  • Put cursor in lyric editor after duplication
  • Update service outline icons
  • Minor update to test pattern
  • Spanish localization

Version 2.0.2 – April 10th 2011

  • Song would still delete even if cancelled

Version 2.0.1 – April 4th 2011

  • Missing fonts are now replaced with the system font
  • Import Outro sections from SongSelect
  • No longer throws a networking error in SongSelect when Flash is missing

Version 2.0 – March 14th 2011

  • Concord – remote confidence monitor for Mac, iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
  • Themes – Themes control fonts, colors, alignment, case, drop shadow and backgrounds
  • Focus LyricDance animation
  • Test pattern to help position a projector
  • Easy split – split song sections into sub-sections by adding a blank line
  • Now stores SongSelect Online password in Keychain
  • Design revamp makes better use of space
  • Most of the keyboard shortcuts for a song in a service now also work on a song section
  • Pinch-to-zoom works on the media browser
  • Add an expert preference for which monitor to present on
  • Manual refresh of media browser
  • Press space in the scripture results 'plays' the selected verse
  • The media browser now supports QuickLook
  • Imports SongSelect .usr files from the Finder
  • Interface no longer locks when launching Accordance
  • Dates in the service drop down are now localized
  • Added Intro section type
  • Fix importing Tag sections
  • Presentation window no longer responds to Expos√©
  • Improvements to the Glide animation when dealing with long lines
  • Improvements to main window behavior
  • Scripture search results now show on multiple lines if required
  • German localization
  • French localization
  • Toolbars are now customizable
  • The Whiteout function is deprecated. It could be removed in future versions.
  • The EQ break feature has been removed
  • The Speak Lyrics feature has been removed
  • Harmony Media folder now stored in ~/Movies. (Mac App Store requirement)
  • Minimum OS: Mac OS X 10.6.5

Version 1.5.1 – January 19th 2011 App Store edition

  • Special build of 1.5 for Mac App Store

Version 1.5 – December 27th 2010

  • Improved drop shadow
  • Improved sizes on 4:3 projectors
  • New store
  • New support request
  • SSO: Fix importing of song writer names with commas
  • SSO: Fix importing of multiple Misc sections of the same type
  • Minimum OS: Mac OS X 10.5.8

Version 1.4.4 – October 17th 2010

  • Fixed crash when double-clicking in section table with no selection
  • Fixed a bug with Glide animation not displaying if a line repeated and the song section was new or edited
  • Fixed display bug with Bible book names containing non-English characters
  • Fixed display bug with Bible books containing only 1 chapter

Version 1.4.3 – September 28th 2010

  • Add Full Text search option
  • Fixed scrolling issue in lyrics textfield
  • Fixed wrong icon displaying for some images in the service outline

Version 1.4.2 – August 20th 2010

  • Improvements to in-app purchase
  • Automatic update now submits an optional anonymous system profile

Version 1.4.1 – August 8th 2010

  • Add looping to video controls
  • Add space key shortcut to play items in service
  • Added 'D' shortcut to service outline view which displays custom background
  • Fixed crash when opening media controls while media was transitioning
  • Changing Preview Display parameters no longer resets projection display

Version 1.4 – July 27th 2010

  • Video playback controls
  • Exposes Quartz Composition inputs, saves and restores your changes
  • Quartz Compositions provided by Apple in Mac OS X are available in the media browser
  • Add triple-wide aspect ratios to preview window
  • Preview Window updates automatically when changing settings
  • Double-clicking an item in the media browser, sets it as the background
  • Backwards delete key deletes service items
  • Fix for line spacing bug in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • Fixed Keyboard Shortcuts panel to hide on deactivation in accordance with HIG
  • Fixed double clicking in scripture results table with empty selection
  • Fixed crash when trying to delete a song section from the service outline
  • Improvements in application packaging has reduced size by 25%

Version 1.3.2 – June 7th 2010

  • Pressing return in the scripture results table projects selected verse
  • Control-S puts focus in service
  • Control-N puts focus in nursery call
  • Added 'E' shortcut to service outline view which edits the selected song or section
  • Added 'P' shortcut in service outline view which toggle the preview of a custom background
  • Restore pre-1.3 and documented Clear Text behavior
  • Scroll as arrow keys change selection in service outline view
  • Updated instructions for minor changes to SongSelect
  • New help article documenting keyboard shortcuts

Version 1.3.1 – May 20th 2010

  • Clear selection in Scripture results table when executing a new search
  • Re-execute scripture search if you change the translation
  • Fix database migration from 1.0.x
  • Services created on the default service day are now created for today instead of next week
  • Fix memory leaks
  • New help article on Keynote movies
  • Improved navigation in help

Version 1.3 – May 3rd 2010

  • Accordance Bible support – provides access to dozens of bible translations
  • Assign backgrounds to songs
  • Plays movies exported from Keynote
  • Expand/Collapse songs
  • Song expansion status is remembered
  • Shows background on first run
  • Now uniformly fades text and media out to black/white
  • Help book is now searchable
  • New icons
  • Icons in service outline
  • Trial length now shows in button on the button bar rather than in an alert

Version 1.2.4 – February 13th 2010

  • Fix crash on first two runs(1.2)

Version 1.2.3 – December 26th 2009

  • Fix crash on Mac OS X Snow Leopard where no Harmony Media folder existed(1.2)

Version 1.2.2 – December 14th 2009

  • Latest fixes from Cocoa Boutique (in-app purchase)

Version 1.2.1 – November 17th 2009

  • Fix migration issues when upgrading from 1.0.x(1.2)

Version 1.2 – November 10th 2009

  • New LyricDance animations: Scale Up, Scale Down
  • Animated song credits
  • Grouping and folder support in the media browser
  • 64-bit compatibility on Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • Smoother cross dissolve when changing media files
  • New tooltip gives examples of scripture searches
  • Suppressible alert warning about the deletion of services
  • Reset the presentation/preview window to new screen dimensions when the screen configuration changes
  • Handle network errors in SongSelect Import
  • Alerts for success or failure in importing songs from SongSelect
  • Remove writers from songs
  • Screensaver, display sleep and idle sleep are disabled in presentation mode
  • After 30 day unlimited trial expires, Harmony will work for 10 minutes before needing restarted
  • Drag multiple scripture verses into a service
  • Help files are included
  • Items in the media browser have a contextual menu
  • Songs in a service have a contextual menu
  • Deleting a song that had been put in a service would corrupt the database(1.0)
  • Update SongSelect autologon for changes to songselect.com
  • Fix autocomplete in songwriter entry(1.0)
  • Fix memory leaks and logic errors(1.0)
  • Clean up layout of the Theme Preference Pane
  • Make default service day and time labels clearer
  • Play buttons in services could be obscured by long lyrics. Lyrics are now shown in a tooltip.
  • Clearer controls for deleting services and song sections
  • Song section with LyricDance animations applied now get a star next to them in the service outline
  • Third-party frameworks now get properly credited in the About box
  • Plays the system warning sound when you try to delete a song section from the service outline
  • Dragging operations give better feedback.
  • Minimum OS: Mac OS X 10.5.3

Version 1.0.3 – August 26th 2009

  • Support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Fixed autologon for SongSelect(1.0)
  • Removed duplicate "Holy Holy Holy" from the sample database(1.0)

Version 1.0.2 – July 29th 2009

  • Support for mp4, m4v, wmv, avi, mpeg, xvid, tif and bmp media types
  • Draw zoom in and zoom out buttons for the media browser in the correct place(1.0)
  • New URL for getting software updates

Version 1.0.1 – July 24th 2009

  • Bugfixes for in-app purchase(1.0)

Version 1.0 – June 24th 2009

  • First public release


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