New in Version 4.2.2

Fixed an issue in creating split audio files
Fixed an issue when creating split stereo audio files where the 2 channels would inadvertently be mixed before export.

Fixed an issue with metadata sourcing in the Metadata Tab
Fixed an issue that prevented sourcing metadata from the Database in the Metadata Tab.

Fixed an issue with Split File Extension Sets
Fixed an issue that prevented changing the Default Split File Extension Set.

Fixed an issue with opening Sessions
Fixed an issue that prevented opening Sessions.

Fixed issues with searching
-Fixed an issue where the metadata fields to search would not be selected properly. -Fixed an issue where searching could cause the application to hang.

General enhancements
This version contains several other fixes and enhancements providing greater stability and efficiency.

 

New in Version 4.2

Brand new Cocoa User Interface
The entire User Interface has been rebuilt using Apple's Cocoa!

Enhanced Volume Slider
-Added current output gain display. -Added ability to OPTION+click to reset to unity gain.

Enhanced Broadcast WAVE functionality
Introduced Broadcast WAVE as its own output file type. Selecting Broadcast WAVE ensures the Broadcast Extension is written to the file even if "Produce Metadata" is turned off.

Enhanced MPEG 4 Support
-Improved MPEG 4 import support to remove potential crash issues with malformed files.

Enhanced QuickTime File Support
-Added a fix to workaround a crash in QuickTime that could be encountered when importing invalid audio files.
-Added additional error handling when using QuickTime to read a movie's audio track and it fails.

Fixed an issue with storing the contents of Sets
Fixed an issue where changing the name of a Library would cause any Sets containing Assets from the Library to not be stored properly.

Fixed playback crashes
-Fixed an issue where pressing the Fwd/Rew keyboard keys while the Asset List was empty would result in a crash. -Fixed an issue where holding Fwd would crash when reaching the end of the Asset.

General enhancements
This version contains several other fixes and enhancements providing greater stability and efficiency.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.7

Fixed a potential crash issue with searches
Fixed a crash issue when entering a search string with exclude keys where there were more include keys than exclude keys.

Enhanced AIFF Support
-Updated the AIFF support to calculate more accurate file durations.
-Improved read support for 24 bit Integer encoded AIFC.

Enhanced WAVE Support
-Fixed an issue that could cause a crash with malformed WAVE files.
-Added import and read support for IEEE Float samples.

Enhanced SD2 Support
Fixed some issues that could cause crashes when importing certain SD2 files.

Fixed Mountain Lion Issues
-Fixed MP3 file reading.
-Fixed Edit menu issues.

Enhanced Float32 Audio Code Playback Support
Audio files encoded as Float32 samples should now playback on recent versions of OS X.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.6

Mountain Lion Compatibility
Fixed all known issues with Mountain Lion

Fixed an issue with Serial Number Authorization
Fixed an issue where the name text field did not appear when authorizing a Serial Number.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.5

Mountain Lion Compatibility
Fixed all known issues with Mountain Lion

Fixed an issue with Serial Number Authorization
Fixed an issue where the name text field did not appear when authorizing a Serial Number.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.4

Fixed an AIFF import issue
Fixed a new issue introduced in previous AIFF import bug fixes that would cause some AIFF files to be imported incorrectly.

Fixed issue with Apple Lossless export
Fixed an issue with Apple Lossless export as a result of revisions to CoreAudio.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.3

Fixed a crash in Preferences
Fixed a crash when adjusting Preferences when there were no Preferences previously stored.

Fixed a hang on startup
Fixed a startup hang when there was no database present.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.2

Fixed a crash issue with WMA files
Fixed an issue where certain WMA files would cause a crash.

Fixed issues when closing the application
Fixed a few crashes that could occur when closing the application.

Fixed issues related to reading various audio files
Fixed a few issues where files could be read incorrectly which may have resulted in crashes.

Fixed the issue of reading Apple Lossless on 10.7.x
Fixed an internal issue that prevented the processing and playback of Apple Lossless content on 10.7.

 

Changes in Version 4.1.1

Fixed an issue with naming interleaved output files when sourced from split files
Fixed an issue where in some cases, an output interleaved file would retain an erroneous split file extension if the asset was composed of split files.

Fixed several issues where the application would crash on exit
Fixed a number of issues where the application would crash when exiting and a dialog or alert was being shown.

Fixed issues with importing ID3 Tags
Fixed a couple of issues when importing different ID3 tags where there was actually no data for the tag.

Fixed a crash issue with removing assets from the database
Fixed an issue where removing assets from the database would cause a crash if those items were referenced in a recent search or bin.

Improved Asset Analyzer
Modified the Asset Analyzer to always report errors silently to the log file instead of potentially displaying an error alert.

 

Changes in Version 4.1

New Background Asset Analysis
Added functionality to analyze assets in the background to auto-fill Peak and RMS metadata.

New Crash Handler
Added support for capturing crashes in order to collect user feedback and upload to Monkey Tools.

Added "Marker" import/export support WAVE files
Added functionality to read and write Markers through WAVE file cue points.

Added support for disabling the Channel Mask when creating WAVE files
Added a WAVE file setting called "Include Channel Mask" that defaults to off that will make multi-channel files more compatible with Pro Tools™.

Added Additional Output Filename Preference
Added Preference to disallow spaces in output filenames.

Added Filename (no extension) Metadata Source
Added the option to use the filename without extension as a source to a metadata field in the Metadata Tab.

Fixed an internal settings restore issue
Fixed an issue where default settings would not be restored properly and would cause incorrect files to be created.

Fixed an issue with FLAC => FLAC conversion
Fixed an issue where converting from FLAC => FLAC and changing the sample rate would result in incorrect output files.

Fixed an issue with "Copy from Selection" in Metadata tab
Fixed an issue with "Copy from Selection" in the Metadata tab where the application could crash.

Fixed an issue with reading ID3v2.4 tags
Fixed an issue when reading ID3v2.4 tags where the size of individual metadata was not being calculated correctly for large metadata.

Fixed a crash issue
Fixed an issue where a crash could occur in the Database when an asset was updated in a Convert Session.

Fixed issues with search
Fixed some issues where the search engine was not properly handling the search scope and search terms.

Fixed a crash issue when importing Empty Folders into a Convert Session
Fixed an issue where a crash could occur if an Empty folder was selected for import.

 

Changes in Version 4.0.1

Fixed an issue where the application may crash on exit
Fixed an issue with Hierarchial Sets in which the application would crash on exit if any Set had a child Set.

Fixed an issue with audio output routing
Fixed an issue where audio playback was not respecting the audio routing setup in Audio MIDI Setup.

Fixed an issue with pausing audio playback
Fixed an issue where pausing audio playback may cause a buzzing on some hardware. The fix may also address other playback issues.

Fixed a crash issue when importing an "empty" folder
Fixed an issue where importing a folder that didn't contain any recognizable files would cause a subsequent crash.

Fixed a crash issue when importing malformed AIFF and WAVE files
Added a workaround to import Region info correctly when saved with incorrect endianness.

Updated Quicktime Time Reference Metadata display
Updated the Quicktime Time Reference metadata display to show a time value according to the current time units settings.

Updated Time Metadata displays
Updated the various Time metadata displays to correctly display sample counts.

Fixed an issue where output files may not be exported correctly
Fixed an issue where, in rare cases, interleaved exported files may be created with mono audio split between output channels.

Added change for empty Region Data
Added change to skip reading Region Data from WAVE files when the chunk data size is 0.

Fixed an issue where certain WAVE files would not be properly imported on PPC
Fixed an endian-swap bug on PPC that would cause certain WAVE files to be imported as Quicktime files.

Fixed an issue when writing MP3 files
Fixed an issue where an error would be displayed when writing stereo MP3 files under certain special circumstance.

 

Changes in Version 4.0

New iTunes XML Database Import Functionality
Added support to import the iTunes XML Database directly including all Tracks, Metadata, and Playlists.

New Database Management Functionality
Added functionality to allow for the pruning of missing files as well as removal of any asset from any library.

New handling of embedded artwork in media files
Artwork in media files is now handled by loading the artwork as needed instead of loading during import. As a result, the "Import Embedded Artwork" Preference has been removed.

Added Open Recent Session menu
Added Open Recent Session menu to provide quick access to recent Sessions.

Added "Asset Added Date" metadata
Added a metadata item "Asset Added Date" to indicate the date and time an asset was added to the Database.

Fixed an issue with Split Extension Sets
Fixed an issue so now extensions can contain ".".

Fixed an issue with dragging split files to external applications
Fixed an issue that prevented all files of a split file to be included in a Drag and Drop operation to an external application.

Fixed an issue with FLAC metadata
Fixed an issue where "COMPOSER" and "CONDUCTOR" were not being written to files or read from files.

Fixed an issue with "Retain Video Tracks"
Fixed an issue where the video track could not be retained when processing the entire asset.

Added additional metadata mappings
Added Soundminer to file and iTunes Library to file metadata mappings.

Fixed an issue when clearing a numeric metadata field
Fixed a crash that would occur when clearing a numeric metadata field.

Fixed an issue with times in the 00h00m00s format
Fixed an issue where entering times in the 00h00m00s format would not be interpreted properly.

Updated LAME Codec UI
Improved LAME Codec UI to better communicate the methodology of the encoder.

Enhanced Metadata Artwork Editor
-Enhanced the editor to show as a drop target when dragging to indicate valid image files.
-Added a Remove button to the editor to remove artwork from the Asset.

Enhanced DRM content handling
-Fixed playback issues with Play Control when playing DRM and some other content.

Fixed issues when display units is set to Samples
Fixed an issue where displaying the duration of video content would generate errors when the display units was set to Samples.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.9b

Fixed an issue involving using valid bitrates for certain codecs
Added a workaround for an Apple bug where CoreAudio would not report the correct valid bitrates for mono output.

Added fix for out-of-spec Sound Designer II files
Added a fix to handle Sound Designer II files that contain extra bytes.

Fixed an issue with presets and other settings
Fixed an issue introduced in the previous release where presets and other settings would not be fully restored upon launch.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.9

Fixed issue with Quicktime metadata
Fixed an issue where Quicktime metadata was not displayed or used properly after import.

Fixed issue with processing numeric metadata
Fixed an issue where some numeric metadata would not be processed correctly.

Fixed an issue with entering edit mode
Fixed an issue where Option+click would not enter edit mode if the Caps Lock key was down.

Updated Asset List for Assets that cannot be found.
Made a slight change such that assets that are not found on the filesystem are displayed in gray text instead of black text indicating they are "offline".

Fixed an issue with "Safe Saving"
Fixed an issue where saving session files would fail if the files were not on the volume containing the OS.

Fixed an issue during Copy
Fixed an issue where an error message would erroneously be displayed during copying when the Spotlight comment was empty.

Updated Flip4Mac Compatibility
Updated to work with latest version of Flip4Mac Quicktime Component (v2.3.0.14).

Updated AIFF Importing
Updated AIFF importing to support more valid, but officially non-compliant AIFF files.

Fixed issue with exporting MPEG4 metadata
Fixed an issue where iTunes would not recognize the track metadata in MPEG4 Audio files.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.8

Updated Normalizing Analysis
Updated Normalizing Analysis to include stereo to mono mixing.

Fixed crash issue with Rapid Convert
Fixed an issue where the application would crash when a Rapid Convert process finished.

Enhanced Process -> Metadata Tab
-Added contextual menus for items whose data values are not strings.
-Removed current item from contextual menu (so you can't set an item as its own source).
-Items that have values now have their labels displayed using a bold font.
-Added "Exclude in Export" setting to cause an item to not be included in the exported file.
-Added Filename, Data Fork Size, Resource Fork Size, Creation Date, and Modification Date as metadata sources.
-Added Spotlight Comments as an item that can be specified or set from a source.

Enhanced Naming Options
-Added Data Fork Size, Resource Fork Size, Creation Date, Modification Date, and Spotlight Comment as sources.

Fixed issues with creating and reading split files
Fixed several issues related to creating split files and importing and reading split files.

Added an additional split file naming option.
Added the ability to import and export split files named according to filename_channel.type.

Fixed MP3 import crash
Fixed a crash when importing MP3 files that contain an ID3 v2.4 tag.

Fixed an issue that would cause some conversion combinations to fail with an error
Fixed an issue that caused some conversions to fail with the error "error in user parameter list".

 

Changes in Version 3.1.7

Fixed Audio/Video track selection issue
Fixed an issue where selecting an individual Audio or Video track could cause a crash or other errant behavior.

Fixed various Movie Preview issues
-Fixed an issue where previewing a movie, selecting a different asset, then adjusting the UI would cause a crash. -Fixed an issue where changing playback position of a movie while the movie was paused would not updated the image. -Fixed an issue where if the movie was paused, when resizing the movie preview area, the movie would not redraw until play resumed, and sometimes would leave artifacts.

Fixed an issue with Smart Sets
Fixed an issue where text matching involving case insensitivity was not performed correctly.

Removed Services Keyboard Equivalents
Removed the keyboard equivalents for the Services menu items since these caused conflicts for many users.

Fixed an issue importing SD2 Annotation as ProTools File Comment
Fixed an issue where SD2 Annotations were incorrectly read.

Fixed an issue in Import Database Fields
Fixed an issue that could generate spurious error messages when importing Database fields.

Fixed an issue regarding custom output file naming
Fixed an issue where fields would be "???" instead of their metadata values.

Modified Convert Session Save Functionality
Significantly modified the Convert Session save functionality to be much faster, use minimal memory during save, and create session files that are approximately half of the previous size.

Fixed an issue with Metadata Sources
Fixed an issue when specifying a metadata source field that itself has a specified value where the specified value would be used instead of the value from the original asset.

Fixed an issue with reading files from Audio CDs
Added a patch to workaround an issue where other apps may cause references to files on Audio CDs to point to the CD itself. This is only necessary on Mac OS X before 10.5.6.

Fixed a conversion issue
Fixed an issue where it was not possible to convert directly from DVI/Intel IMA ADPCM to MPEG4 Audio.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.6b

Updated Product Activation UI
Added UI to indicate additional required fields for Product Activation.

Fixed issue with internal version number
Fixed an issue where the internal version number was not up to date and would incorrectly display that an update was available.

Fixed issue with Check for Update
Fixed an issue where initiating Check for Update with no updates would not display info to that effect.

Fixed Alternating Rows Color Issue
Fixed an issue where the alternating row background color was calculated incorrectly.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.6

Added support for MPEG-1/2, Layer 2 audio in WAV/BWAV and Quicktime files
Added ID/Read support for MPEG-1/2, Layer 2 audio in WAV/BWAV and Quicktime files.

Fixed bug with source files that have no extension
Fixed a bug where the last character of the filename would be cut off on export if the original file had no extension.

Fixed bug with creating MPEG 4 Audio files
Fixed a bug involving writing audio packet info when creating MPEG 4 Audio files. The result of this bug would be error messages when playing back created MPEG 4 Audio files in the app.

Updated MPEG 4 Audio file import
Made a change to more accurately determine the length of the audio in the file.

Updated file reading support
Made a change for some file types to to remove errors displayed when reading a file when the file indicates a longer duration than the number of samples actually contained in it.

Fixed a general conversion bug
Fixed a bug involving bounding sample counts when performing audio conversion. The result of this bug would be that when some created audio files using a packetized format when no sample rate conversion was needed and imported into iTunes, would show a length of only 1 second.

Fixed ID3 Tag issues
-Fixed an issue where text that could not be written out as ISO Latin 1 text is now correctly written out as Unicode text.
-Fixed an issue where text encoded in Unicode may not be read properly during import.

Fixed a bug when reading split files of differing lengths
Fixed an issue where reading split files of differing lengths could cause a crash or other errant behavior.

Fixed a bug when creating WAV/BWAV files and writing WAVE Info metadata
Fixed an issue where, in rare cases, the application would crash after writing WAVE Info metadata.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.5

Added support for Microsoft GSM 6.10 in WAV/BWAV files
Added ID/Read support for Microsoft's GSM 6.10 codec in WAV/BWAV files.

Fixed bug in MPEG 4 Audio / Apple Lossless files
Fixed a bug in creating MPEG 4 Audio / Apple Lossless files that created slightly malformed files.

Fixed an issue when dragging from the Asset List
Fixed an issue where dragging an item with a semicolon in the filename from the Asset List would not work.

Fixed an issue when saving main session files
Fixed an issue where saving session files would create files that could not be opened.

Fixed an issue when modifying Smart Sets
Fixed a crash issue when editing Smart Set settings.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.4

Fixed an issue in writing ID3 Tags v2.3
Fixed an issue where ID3 Tags v2.3 were written slightly incorrectly such that some readers would ignore the tags.

Enhanced FLAC reading
Added warning message for various FLAC errors that could be encountered when reading FLAC audio data.

Fixed an issue in reading FLAC metadata
Fixed an issue where some text was read without the proper encoding when reading FLAC metadata.

Fixed an issue when writing MPEG 4 Audio metadata
Fixed an issue where some text was not fully written when writing MPEG 4 Audio metadata.

Enhanced Preset menu
Added the feature that the Preset menu items are now be sorted by name.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.3

Improved MPEG 4 Audio Import and Export
Added functionality to more accurately read and write the desired number of samples in MPEG 4 Audio files.

Upgraded LAME support
Upgraded the included LAME support to version 3.98.2.

Fixed an issue when selecting Unchanged Sample Rate for MP3 export
Fixed an issue where selecting MP3 as the file type and selecting Unchanged for Sample Rate displayed Unchanged, but actually selected 8kHz internally.

Fixed a crash bug when exporting AIFF, QT, and WAVE files
Fixed a crash that could occur under certain circumstances when exporting AIFF, QT, and WAVE files.

Fixed multiple, identical session windows bug
Fixed a bug that allowed multiple session windows to be open for a single session saved file.

Fixed a bug in writing FLAC metadata
Fixed a bug that caused read errors with FLAC files that contained metadata.

Fixed several items related to ID3 Tags
-Added support for v2.2 of Attached Picture (previous support was limited to v2.3).
-Fixed a bug where other ID3 Tags could overwrite the Attached Picture during import.
-Changed such that any specified text in the Metadata Tab overrides other values for Encoded By.
-Updated handling of numeric genres.

Fixed issues with saving File Settings in the Process/Audio Tab
Fixed an issue that prevented some file settings from being saved after changing in the Process/Audio Tab.

Minor update to WAV file export
Made a minor change to exporting WAV files to not write the 'fact' chunk for uncompressed audio.

Updated LAME MP3 support
Updated LAME MP3 support to add support for gapless playback.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.2

Fixed an issue when pressing Escape to cancel text edit
Fixed an issue where pressing Escape to cancel text edit would inadvertently start editing the next item.

Fixed an issue where metadata in the Metadata Tab could not be cleared
Fixed an issue when editing text in the Metadata Tab where clearing text and then pressing Return would not clear the text.

Fixed an issue with transferring artwork from MPEG4 Audio files to MP3 files
Fixed an issue where the artwork was not transferred when converting MEPG4 Audio files to MP3 files.

Enhanced metadata handling when creating ID3 metadata
Fixed some issues and added some functionality with the Title, Year, and Track ID3 metadata items.

Fixed an issue with using Finder/Spotlight Comments as a Metadata Source
Fixed a crash issue when using the Finder/Spotlight Comments as a Metadata Source.

Fixed an issue with reading ID3 v2.4 text tags
Fixed an issue regarding unknown text encoding when reading ID3 v2.4 tags.

Fixed an issue where the application would not quit
Fixed an issue where closing the Preferences window with File->Close would not allow the application to quit.

 

Changes in Version 3.1.1

Fixed a bug in setting MPEG 4 Cover Art
Fixed a bug where setting the MPEG 4 Cover Art in the Metadata Tab would not actually save it.

Fixed a bug in playing WAV files
Fixed a bug in playing WAV files that were imported by previous versions of Library Monkey or Library Monkey Pro.

Fixed a bug in writing metadata to MPEG 4 files
Fixed a bug where metadata would be written to MPEG 4 files even if the Produce Metadata checkbox was off.

Fixed small bugs in AIFF, SD2, and WAV file handling
Fixed a small bug in reading SD2 files and a few small bugs in writing AIFF, SD2, and WAV files.

Fixed a crash bug with ID3 Comments
Fixed a crash when using ID3 Comments as a metadata source in the Metadata Tab.

Fixed an issue where an error would occur when converting to AAC Low Complexity
Fixed an issue where a converter quality error would be displayed when converting to AAC Low Complexity.

Fixed an issue with MPEG 4 Audio Apple Lossless Sample Rates
Fixed an issue where Sample Rates greater than 65535Hz were not read correctly from MPEG 4 Audio Apple Lossless files.

Fixed an issue with the Library Name in the Asset List
Fixed an issue where the Library Name would not display in the Asset List.

Fixed an issue where some artwork wasn't display properly
Fixed an issue where artwork tagged with the MIME type "image/jpg" wasn't displayed properly.

 

Changes in Version 3.1

New Volume Control
Added a new volume control for playback. It is implemented as a taper fader with a range of +10dB to -200dB.

New MPEG 4 Audio file support
Added support for importing and creating MPEG 4 Audio files with complete metadata import and export.

New Editor/Viewer for ID3 Attached Picture Tag
Added the ability to view and change ID3 Attached Pictures.

New Import Embedded Artwork Preference
Added a new preference to control importing embedded artwork. This option skips importing artwork reducing memory needs and improves performance. The default is on.

New Display Help in Asset List Preference
Added a new preference to control displaying help messages in the Asset List.

Improved Database Performance
Added several new performance enhancements to the Database.

Fixed an issue regarding an asset's online status
Fixed an issue where an asset's online status was not updated properly when a server was mounted or unmounted.

Fixed an issue regarding New Set would be triggered incorrectly a second time
Fixed an issue where creating a new Set would trigger a second new Set to be created.

Fixed an issue regarding using Command+D to select "Don't Save"
Fixed an issue where when closing an unsaved Search Window and the "Ask Save Changes" sheet would appear, using Command+D to select "Don't Save" would sometimes trigger a Set duplication.

Fixed a crash when copying and opening files with another application
Fixed an issue where copying files and then opening the files with another application would cause a crash.

Fixed an issue when playing back MP3 assets
Fixed an issue where while playing several MP3 assets, hitting the right arrow would cause the application to hang.

Fixed an issue when writing Regions and Loops to output files
Fixed an issue when writing Regions and Loops to output files of a different sample rate than the input file, the Regions and Loops would have corrupted time values.

Fixed an issue when creating Droplets
Fixed an issue where an error was encountered when creating Droplets on OS X 10.3.x.

Fixed an issue with Check for Update
Fixed an issue where Check for Update would hang in certain circumstances.

Fixed issues with the Monkey Tools Finder Contextual Menu Plugin
Fixed an issue where the Monkey Tools Finder Contextual Menu Plugin was not being installed on OS X 10.3.x. Also fixed an issue where the plugin would not load in certain circumstances.

Fixed an issue where new libraries weren't always added to the Master List
Fixed an issue where importing new files and folders by dragging from the Finder and dropping onto the Search Window would not cause the newly created libraries to show up in the Master List.

 

Changes in Version 3.0.2

Fixed an issue where v1.1 Tags were always written to MP3 files
Fixed an issue where v1.1 Tags were always written to MP3 files despite the setting of the "Produce Metadata" checkbox.

Added more file naming elements
Added the ability to include "Text" and "File Index" when creating a file naming option.

Fixed an issue where offline network libraries would lose their folder information.
Fixed an issue where the folder for an offline network library would get redirected to the local hard drive and not be automatically reconnected when the network folder came online.

Fixed an issue when opening a saved session
Fixed an issue where some settings were not restored when opening a saved Search or Convert session.

Fixed an issue where the application was still in demo mode after activation
Fixed an issue where the application needed to be restarted to exit demo mode after activation.

Improved Database writing functionality
Improved the Database writing functionality to be faster and require less memory.

Fixed an issue with Droplets
Fixed an issue where Droplets would not process Folders. Droplets need to be remade to add processing of folders.

Fixed a crash issue with Check for Update
Fixed an issue where an error during downloading the check for update data caused a crash.

Fixed a crash when writing MP3 files
Fixed an issue where writing v1.1 ID3 tags to MP3 files could cause a crash.

Master List UI Update
Made a change so that the keyboard focus moves to the Asset List immediately after selecting an item in the Master List. Now all Asset List keyboard commands work immediately without the need to Tab or click to move keyboard focus.

Fixed error in Preferences display
Fixed an issue where an error message was often displayed when changing the name of the User Defined Database fields.

 

Changes in Version 3.0.1

Clicking Bin Checkboxes in Asset List in 10.4.x
Fixed an issue where clicking the Checkboxes in the Asset List would not immediately update on OS X 10.4.x.

Fixed MPEG-4 Playback When More Than 2 Channels in Output Device
Fixed an issue where playing back MPEG-4 (.m4a) files to output devices set up to play more than 2 channels would generate an error and not play.

Fixed a Crash When Clicking the Loop Button
Fixed an issue where clicking the Loop button with no assets in the asset list would crash.

Fixed a Crash When Editing Info in the Asset List
Fixed an issue when editing metadata in the Asset List and hitting the Delete key in certain situations would cause a crash.

Fixed Issues With Reading ID3 Tags
Fixed a couple issues where ID3 Tags were not being read correctly.

 

Changes in Version 3.0

Universal Binary Support
Library Monkey is now a Universal Binary running 100% native on both Intel and PowerPC microprocessors.

Updated User Interface
Library Monkey has a significantly enhanced user interface.

Droplets
Droplets are applications created from your presets. You can then drag assets to the droplet for instant processing.

Support for BWAV files
Library Monkey now provides full support for BWAV files.

Support for Soundminer Metadata
Library Monkey now supports importing Soundminer metadata.

Support for Finder/Spotlight Comments
Import/export Spotlight (Finder) comments and include processing information during export.

Retaining Video Tracks when Processing Quicktime Movies
Process the audio tracks of Quicktime Movies using the full processing engine while keeping the video tracks untouched.

 

Changes in Version 2.0.2

Library Monkey crashes after creating VBR MP3's
Fixed an issue where after creating VBR MP3's, Library Monkey would crash. This was caused by an incompatibility between a system library that the LAME dylib is loading and Library Monkey. You can now use either version of the LAME codec without crashing.

 

Changes in Version 2.0.1

Library Monkey crashes when saving the database
Fixed.

Playback hogs system resources
Fixed an issue where playback ineffectively utilizes system resources causing system slowdowns.

Channels reduced during processing
Fixed an issue where choosing "unchanged" in the channels option still limited exported files to 2 channels.

Audio Timestamp not always retained when converting from BWAVE to Sound Designer 2 files
An enhancement was made to ensure that the audio time stamp is always retained when converting from BWAVE to Sound Designer 2 files.

Waveform Overviews in Sound Designer 2 files
Fixed an issue where the waveform overviews were not being created properly for Sound Designer 2 files.

 

Changes in Version 2.0

Process Files with VST and AU Plug-ins
Process all of your desired files with your installed VST and Audio Unit plug-ins. This new feature provides support for custom presets, easy configuration and preview of your plug-in settings during playback. All of your plug-in settings are saved in your presets.

Multi-Channel File Support
You can now import, manage and process multi-channel audio files.

Instant Access with Smart Sets
Smart Sets provides instant access to the assets you search for on a continual basis. Simply create your search criteria, create your Smart Set, and with the click of a button, Library Monkey provides a list of the assets that meet that criteria.

Advanced Naming Options
One of the most painful tasks in managing assets is naming them. To assist in this task, we have provided advanced naming presets. These presets contain the custom naming options which can includes field names, codec, user fields and much more.

User Defined Fields
While SFX and music librarian companies provide text documents and other forms of reference, they do not have the fields that reference the way you use those assets. So we have created 30 user definable fields in which you can effectively organize your assets exactly the way you like them.

New and Updated File Formats and Codecs
New support for FLAC, OGG/FLAC, BWAV and Quicktime/Apple lossless files, and enhanced support for existing codecs.

Enhanced Metadata Support
You can now import, edit and export MP3 ID3 Tags, Vorbis Comments, FLAC Comments, and Quicktime User Data as supported by the LAME MP3 and other codecs and standards. Additionally, when converting between formats, any equivalent metadata will be copied to the output file.

Playback with Preview
You can now hear the results of your settings and plug-ins prior to processing. Simply select your files and press OPTION+SPACE to preview the end result.

Support for Digidesign File Content
Library Monkey now supports Digidesign specific content in AIFF, WAVE/BWAVE, and Sound Designer 2 files. This data includes region info, waveform overviews, comments and other text info.

Support for Finder/Spotlight Comments
In addition to standard metadata, you can now import/export Finder/Spotlight comments, and export processing information.

Field Related Searches
To improve the speed of searches, you can now select which fields are searched when locating assets.

Catalog and Organize Media Files
In addition to audio files, you can also organize and manage your other media assets with video track info, and the ability to preserve the video content during processing.

Rapid Convert (Preset)
Library monkey adds to the already time saving feature, Rapid Convert, the ability to process your chosen files instantly while referencing presets for your batch process. So now you can select you favorite presets instantly with a simple selection in contextual menus.

Conversion Presets
The new conversion presets are now expanded to save your favorite conversion settings and plug-in pipleline.

Unattended Processing Mode
You can now enable the “Log Errors and Continue Processing” option. Library Monkey will continue processing even if errors are encountered. This is very helpful for large conversions where you cannot monitor the progress, but want to be informed of any issues that may have occurred.

Enhanced Processing Engine
The processing engine has been completely rewritten from the ground up to be faster, more efficient, and rock solid.

Unicode Support
Library Monkey now provides full support for Unicode text entry.