MidiKeys Version History

chris reedflit@ftml.net



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Change log

Version 1.8
  • MidiKeys is now a universal binary.
  • Minimum system is now 10.5.
  • Changed ownership to Immo Software.
  • New configurable hot key to toggle global hot keys.
  • Support for automatic software updates using the Sparkle framework.
  • New option to show the key caps on the on-screen keyboard.
  • The MIDI channel field has been changed to a pop-up menu.
  • The disclosure button to show the destination and listen menus is now a normal button instead of being a repurposed toolbar toggle button.
  • Pressed key highlights are drawn with a slight gradient.
  • New Global Hot Keys menu item.
  • New preferences to control the visibility of overlay notifications.
  • It is now possible to have no modifier key for global hot keys, so you only have to press the key corresponding to the note.
  • Key maps were extended to use more keys on the keyboard.
  • Non-English localisations have been disabled for this release due to the number of UI changes.
  • Added a preference to make the keyboard window transparent to mouse clicks when MidiKeys is in the background.
  • Made the keyboard window minimizable.
  • Reorganized the preferences window with several tabs.
  • Added preferences to control software updates.
Version 1.7b1
  • Support for 10.4.
Version 1.6b3
  • increased the octave offset range to -4 through +4 to encompass more MIDI notes
  • added Spanish localisation
  • MIDI through should work now (it works on my system)
Version 1.6b2
  • The previous beta accidentally had all but the Japanese localisations included but turned off.
  • Fixed a bug where the velocity hotkey could get stuck.
  • Updated the LiesMich and Lisez-Moi.
Version 1.6b1
  • Added a button to the keyboard window's title bar that will hide and show the MIDI options (destination and source).
  • The octave offset is shown visually through up and down arrow icons.
  • Added a MIDI through option for the source. (May be broken in this release.)
  • New icon! This one is much better. To see it, you have to log out and log back in.
  • French and Japanese localisations.
  • A preference to make the keyboard window opaque when MidiKeys is the frontmost application.
  • The keyboard window will not float above other windows while the Preferences panel is open.
  • Added Full Reversed and Upper Single keymaps.
  • Added Send All Notes Off command to Keys menu.
  • The left and right arrow keys in combination with the modifier keys set in the preferences now work as hot keys for octave up and octave down.
  • Similiarly, the up and down arrow keys are hot keys for increasing and decreasing the velocity.
  • Added a "None" option to the Listen to port popup menu.
  • Fixed the black keys, the number keys on the computer keyboard, for the upper octave of the Full keymap.
Version 1.5
  • Added preferences panel.
  • Global hot keys option.
  • Option to float window above all applications.
  • Changed how keypresses are detected, so it works with non-US keyboards.
  • Added German localisation.
  • Supports clicking on the keyboard!
  • Many more new features and changes...
Version 1.1.1
  • Fixed a problem with the name of the first destination in the destination popup.
Version 1.1
  • Changed to textured window style.
  • Added destination menu.
  • Saves source and destination in prefs.
  • Saves window position in prefs.
  • Fixed many bugs.
Version 1.0.1
  • Oops! I forgot to support NoteOff events, since the controller I was testing with, an Oxygen8, sends NoteOn with velocity instead.

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