Quicksilver

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Quicksilver
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Version: 1.4.2 updated
Upload Date: 11 Jul 16
Developer: Blacktree
Distribution Type: Freeware
Downloads: 42
Size: 6330 Kb

Rating: 2.5/5 (Total Votes: 4)

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Quicksilver is a launcher utility app for Mac OS X which gives you the ability to perform common, every-day tasks rapidly and without thought. An introduction to Quicksilver's abilities include: accessing applications, documents, contacts, music and much, much more. Browsing your Mac's filesystem elegantly using keywords and 'fuzzy' matching. Managing content through drag and drop, or grabbing selected content directly. Interacting with installed applications through plugins.

What is new in this release:

  • Warn users that Quicksilver requires 10.9 (#2096)
  • Symbolic links to applications will work correctly with Path Finder (#2030, #2157)
  • Avoid hangs caused by accessing unavailable network volumes (#1977, #2157)
  • Fixed right-arrowing into symbolic links for the first and third panes (#1884, #1952, #2157)
  • More reliable indexing of symbolic links to applications (#1498, #2157)
  • Correct release notes to show fixes from #2142 were actually in #2157

What is new in version 1.3.2:

  • HTTP connections to qsapp.com now use TLS to work with App Transport Security in El Capitan

What is new in version 1.3.0:

New

  • "Smart" spacebar behavior in Command Preferences: When hitting spacebar, Quicksilver will attempt to choose the desired behavior between Quick Look, right-arrow,
  • Menu bar icon tweaked to be more consistent with Yosemite (#2017)
  • Hidden preference to disable the crash reporter (#1837, #2082)
Fixed
  • Update grabicon.com API for web search favorite icons (#2024)
  • Change the location used to get Finder sidebar items (#2038)
  • Droplets no longer fail with an error on the Console (#2060, #2061)
  • Correctly ignore "concealed" pasteboard items (#2061)
  • Quicksilver won't ignore / when typing quickly (#2077, #2078)
  • Holding / too long won't descend into the hard drive (#2078)
  • Quicksilver won't hang if a string value is unavailable (#2080)
  • Large Type that appears behind the screen saver can be dismissed without relaunching Quicksilver (#1903, #2081)
  • Fixed placeholders in localized string formats. Localizers should re-check translations (#1907, #2083)
Changed
  • Remove the work-around from #2003, as it's no longer needed (#2026)
  • Remove the Finder Toolbar Items catalog preset (#2038)
  • References to "hot key" changed to the OS X standard "keyboard shortcut" (#1359, #2070)
  • Right-arrowing into a URL will now include links to anchors (#2005)

What is new in version 1.2.2:

Fixed: Avoid a crash in Yosemite when loading certain icons (#2002, #2003)

What is new in version 1.2.1:

Fixed

- Double modifier activation is reset when keys are pressed between modifiers (#1950, #1969)
- Building with a deployment target > 10.7 now works (#1953, #1955)
- Prevent a hang when loading icons (#1957, #1970)
- Prevent getting into a state where actions don't do anything (#1984)

Changed

- Quicksilver now requires OS X 10.8 or later (#1965)

Development

- New QS_DEPRECATED and QS_DEPRECATED_MSG macros (#1966)
- Wrap the branch name in quotes when determining version (#1973, #1974)

What is new in version 1.2:

  • Added a "Default Browser" proxy object (#1638)
  • Text ending with / will be recognized as a URL. Entering qsapp/ will be expanded to http://www.qsapp.com/. This emulates the behavior of Safari 6's address bar. (#1594)
  • Modifier-only activation is more reliable and now works in password fields and Terminal with "Secure Keyboard Entry" enabled (#1586, #1713, #1715, #1712, #1723)
  • Show more detail when moving or copying files fails (#1668)
  • Ignore incomplete downloads from Opera (.opdownload) when identifying the Latest Download (#1676)
  • Include and exclude files using UTIs (#1708)
  • The Reveal action can be used with multiple files (#1745)
  • The Type Text action can be used with multiple text items (#1828)
  • Append "(alias)" to the details of file aliases (#1770)
  • Append "(symlink)" to the details of symbolic links (#1770)
  • Allow moving restricted files to the Trash (#28, #1770)
  • The results list will wrap when scrolling (#1928)
  • The status bar icon supports Yosemite's dark theme (#1940)
  • Includes the latest translations from Transifex project (#1900)
  • Fix the Type Text action when typing non-ASCII characters (#1536)
  • Fix for accented characters on non-US keyboards (#1696)
  • Fix a crash with the Relaunch action (#1604, #1605)
  • Better recognition of URLs containing a colon (#1594)
  • Text proxies are created with a safe default value (#1624)
  • Renaming no longer fails on folders with '.' in their name (#1586)
  • Renaming no longer fails when only capitalization is changed (#1586)
  • Fix "Allow capitalized keys to select the action" behavior under 10.8 (#1030, #1586)
  • Fix a bug that prevented preferences from opening on 10.7 (#1628, #1630)
  • Fix a crash in the Primer Interface (#1608)
  • Make sure new triggers are selected after creation (#1637)
  • Ensure that the correct default interface is used on a new installation (#1639)
  • Load icons on the main thread to silence a warning on 10.9 (#1655, #1656)
  • Update views on the main thread (#1832)
  • Update results list on the main thread (#1770)
  • Run the Update Manager on a background thread (#1847)
  • Fixed some visual problems with the plugin updater (#1642, #1647)
  • Fixed some bugs that prevented changing trigger settings (#1650)
  • Prevent a crash related to the plugin updater (#1664)
  • Prevent user-disabled items from appearing in the interface (#1685, #1688)
  • Prevent corruption of pasted strings in triggers (#1597, #1730)
  • Fix a crash when running some Internal Commands (#1724)
  • Including/excluding files using unregistered extensions now works (#1469, #1708)
  • Folders that that appear to have file extensions are correctly identified as folders when excluding/excluding (#1742, #1708, #1753)
  • Correctly identify documents in iCloud (#1745)
  • Don't advertise application launches when scanning processes (#1756, #1758)
  • Clear the search string when clearing the first pane (#1760, #1772)
  • Prevent crashes when using the Setup Assistant (#1731, #1772)
  • More reliable matching of actions with items in the first pane under 10.9 (#1740, #1779)
  • File actions appear when multiple files are selected (#1747, #1755, #1740)
  • Prevent a crash when accessing items recently copied to the clipboard (#1716, #1774)
  • Restore the ability to drag and drop objects from the Quicksilver interface (#1780, #1774)
  • Make the Type Text action work with more items (#1779)
  • Make sure actions are assigned correctly when an application claims support for files that literally have and extension of * (#1777, #1779, #1807)
  • The Finder Selection proxy will now correctly refer to symbolic links instead of the links targets (#1729, #1748)
  • Improved efficiency and reliability for the Current Selection proxy object (#1748)
  • The Automator actions (Get Quicksilver Selection and Send to Quicksilver) are updated and working (#915, #1786)
  • Prevent the plugin updater from going off screen (#1769, #1797)
  • Update AppleScript definitions to eliminate a warning (#1810)
  • Fixes for the number of items an action should support (#1815)
  • Fix service actions that work with files (#1805, #1822)
  • Small tweaks to text file handling and the Large Type action (#1804, #1808)
  • Partially fix the Type Text action in applications like XQuartz and MS Remote Desktop (#1792, #1827)
  • Fix the Get File URL action (#1844, #1845)
  • Clear the first pane when an action returns results (#1846, #1847)
  • Clear the first pane when a trigger creates a new search (#1846, #1847)
  • Fix a bug that erased history when a pane was cleared (#1847)
  • Prevent a crash when opening Trigger preferences (#1843, #1854)
  • Fix a crash when creating a new trigger (#1848, #1860)
  • Fix a crash during startup (#1860)
  • Perform keyboard switching on the main thread (#1865)
  • Remember how triggers are sorted across relaunches (#1867, #1868)
  • Make QSResourceManager thread safe to avoid a number of crashes (#1861, #1871)
  • Fix for dragging multiple files from Quicksilver (#1866, #1874)
  • Fix for translucency in the results list under OS X 10.9 (#1838, #1877)
  • Revert some changes to the results list (#1930)
  • Bug fixes for sorting catalog entries (#1882)
  • Add symbolic links to applications to the catalog (#1507, #1882)
  • Don't add http:// to auto-detected hostnames when pasting or dragging (#1887, #1892)
  • Fix triggers that get loaded before the catalog is fully populated (#1858, #1886)
  • AppleScripts that specify direct and indirect types now accept UTIs (#1916, #1917)
  • Open URL is no longer the default for files that are dragged or pasted into the interface (#1824)
  • Fix a crash with the Open at Login actions (#1893, #1894)
  • Fix a crash when determining default web browser (#1922)
  • Allow right-arrowing into /var, /tmp, and /etc (#1922)
  • Better handling of arrays returned from AppleScript (#1825, #1826)
  • Fixed missing preference icons under Yosemite (#1932, #1933)
  • Fix version comparison so 10.10 isn't treated like 10.1 (#1938, #1939)
  • Internal Improvements (#1583, #1584, #1585, #1586, #1665, #1625, #1648, #1638, #1695, #1714, #1763, #1765, #1740, #1771, #1775, #1794, #1828, #1839, #1770, #1784, #1922)
  • The way files are represented has changed. Check any triggers, Shelf, items, etc. that have references to files (#1740)
  • The third pane for Assign Abbreviation... defaults to the matched string (#1548)
  • A friendly error is shown when assigning an abbreviation fails (#1586)
  • Running Applications & Processes now includes those that aren't part of application bundles (#1559)
  • MacOS (Classic) applications are no longer indexed (#1559)
  • Cleaned up AppleScript support to eliminate a repeated log message (#1617)
  • Use integrated graphics hardware whenever possible (#1645, #1646)
  • Improve the format of the User-Agent String (#1699)
  • Applications added to trigger scopes are displayed more clearly (#1531, #1705)
  • Types specified in the include/exclude options are displayed more clearly (#1708)
  • The catalog items cached to disk will be recreated on application downgrades as well as upgrades (#1762)
  • The "Scanned" date for groups in the catalog will be taken from the group member with the most recent date (#1765)
  • Use display names in command descriptions (#1779)
  • The Finder Selection proxy object will only be cached for 0.5 seconds (#1748)
  • The Latest Download proxy object will only be cached for 0.5 seconds (#1748)
  • Default cache time for proxy objects reduced from 3 seconds to 2 (#1748)
  • Avoid manual rescans of folders that are kept up-to-date automatically (#1806)
  • Increase the timeout for plugin downloads to 30 seconds (#1856)
  • Use the CDN directly for plugin downloading/checking (#1857)
  • Use UTI instead of extension to get generic file icons (#1770)
  • Get more file information using NSURL instead of LSInfoRecord (#1770)
  • The appearance of the results list has been updated (#1877)

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