Yate v5.1.3 Released

Today we released a small update to Yate.  Not much changed other than working around a few Catalina issues.  We also added new functionality to the UI to be able to identify, filter and re-encode progressive jpeg files. We’ve also released the first update in...

10.15.4 Catalina Release

Unfortunately the release build of 10.15.4 does not fix any of the Music and system issues that have been reported.  You can always view a list of the issues via the Yate Help menu’s Known Issues item.

My Experiences with the Music Application … so far

When 10.15.2 was released I finally upgraded to Catalina as rebooting constantly for testing and support was becoming too much of a pain,  Prior testing had revealed a number of bugs in the new Music and TV applications that were annoying but I took the plunge...

Yate v5.0 Released

Yate v5.0 was released today with support for Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina) and the new Music and TV applications.  At this time beta 8 of 10.15 is out and except for one issue everything seems to be working.  The issue with require a fix from Apple and is related to...

Mark Knopfler in Concert

I saw Mark Knopfler in concert last night.  What an amazing show.  He had ten world class musicians with him, each of who seemed to play an extraordinary amount of instruments.   Of the sixteen songs played only two were from his latest album ‘Down the Road...

Latest on Mac OS 10.15

Well we’re up to beta 6 at this point.  The OS seems far more stable.  The Music and TV applications are still moving targets with breaking changes being made with each successive beta.  All in all things look pretty good as far as Yate v5.0 goes.  There is only...

First look at Mac OS 10.15 and Yate

Mac OS 10.15 beta 1 was released today and I decided to jump in for a quick look.  Surprise … there are issues. A relatively simple bug to fix is the fact that Yate preferences can’t be imported.  This is easy to get around and will be in the next release...

Yate v4.7 Released

This is the first version of Yate to be passed though Apple’s Notarization Server.  Some restructuring was required and a few components are now installed after v4.7 is launched for the first time. New versions of Audio File Health Check and dff2dsf were also...

WebSite Refresh

If you’re here you’ve probably noticed the new look for the website.  It’s been a long time coming.  We hope you like like it. We apologize to those of you subscribed to forum topics who have received ‘test’ notifications.

Yate v4.6 Released

We’re back.  Looks like we completely missed posting about v4.5.   Well, in Yate land, v4.5 is now old news. This time around we’ve added support for Monkey’s Audio and WavPack files.  Both these audio containers use APE tags.   We’ve been...