uBar 4

Version 4.2.2

Sunday, October 1, 2023

  • Fixed: System Settings panels supported for macOS Ventura 13.0

Version 4.2.1

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

  • Improved: Light or dark themes use appropriate menus regardless of System theme
  • Improved: Updated localization for Spanish and Italian
  • Fixed: Window-closing on Chromium-based browsers (Chrome, Edge, and Opera) is detected
  • Fixed: App-quitting on Catalyst apps (Home, Messages) is detected
  • Fixed: Untitled System Preference item removed on macOS Monterey 12.0
  • Fixed: Missing System Preferences icons added on macOS Big Sur 11.0

Version 4.2.0

Sunday, August 22, 2021

  • Fixed: Missing System Preferences panes such as Bluetooth and Sidecar are now included (Reported by Robin Siebler)

Version 4.1.9

Sunday, August 15, 2021

  • New: Welcome window requires Screen Recording permission on macOS Catalina 10.15
  • New: uBar can be hidden from the uBar menu via Terminal command
  • New: Option for Switching via Control-Option-1, 2, 3… is added to the Shortcuts preference pane
  • Improved: uBar now available via the Dock while the Welcome window is visible
  • Improved: SF Symbol preference icons on macOS Big Sur 11.0
  • Improved: SF Symbol icons for uBar menu system actions on macOS Big Sur 11.0
  • Fixed: Windows no longer missing titles on macOS Catalina 10.15
  • Fixed: Fullscreen auto-hiding works under macOS Catalina 10.15
  • Fixed: Window previews now available under macOS Catalina 10.15

Version 4.1.8

Monday, July 26, 2021

  • Fixed: System applications now display on macOS Catalina 10.15
  • Fixed: System utilities now display on macOS Catalina 10.15
  • Fixed: Trash now requests Full Disk Access on macOS Mojave 10.14

Version 4.1.7

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

  • New: Universal app with native Apple Silicon support

Version 4.1.6

Friday, May 1, 2020

  • Fixed: Shared system apps show correct icons under macOS Catalina 10.15

Version 4.1.5

Monday, November 18, 2019

  • Fixed: Solved a window preview crash (Reported by Mitch Greenfield)

Version 4.1.4

Sunday, April 14, 2019

  • New: Korean localization added (Thanks to Squarable Cat)
  • Improved: App menu arrows now use the foreground color (Suggested by Christoph Diehl)
  • Fixed: Cursor sets to arrow when transitioning from a window’s resize area to uBar

Version 4.1.3

Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • New: New Platinum Dunkel theme
  • New: The calendar now marks events as dots
  • New: The calendar can now be disabled (Suggested by Gregor Hermanowski)
  • New: Option to add/remove apps from exclusions in app menu (Suggested by Kyle DeMilo)

Version 4.1.2

Thursday, November 29, 2018

  • New: Middle-click to toggle mute on the Sound control
  • Improved: Sound control now reflects mute state and better reflects digital output devices
  • Improved: Battery control now displays bolt when charging (Suggested by Chi-Ming Chow)
  • Fixed: Preferences now list multiple secondary displays of the same model
  • Fixed: Spaces control icon now updates properly when using fullscreen windows
  • Fixed: App progress and empty trash now work in Mojave

Version 4.1.1

Monday, October 15, 2018

  • New: Mouse scrolling works to change calendar months (Suggested by Chi-Ming Chow)
  • Fixed: Trash status now properly updates
  • Fixed: Calendar uses the badge color for the current day

Version 4.1.0

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

  • New: macOS 10.14 Mojave compatibility
  • New: Dark Mode support
  • New: Sound control can be shown in the auxiliary areas

Version 4.0.9

Friday, September 14, 2018

  • Fixed: Solved a crash when add to favorites (Thanks to Allan Nyholm Nielsen)

Version 4.0.8

Thursday, September 13, 2018

  • New: Spaces control can be shown in the auxiliary areas
  • New: Battery control can be shown in the auxiliary areas
  • Improved: Danish localization updated (Thanks to Allan Nyholm Nielsen)
  • Fixed: Dragging over items in the favorite area uses the highlight color
  • Fixed: Holding Option/Alt over a restorable app no longer shows a Hide/Unhide tooltip
  • Fixed: Displays in the General preference pane now show an icon on macOS 10.13
  • Fixed: Show Separators option in the Areas preference pane now work again

Version 4.0.7

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • New: Apps that are restorable by the system on launch are now indicated by a blue app status pattern
  • New: Initial localization into Hebrew with RTL support
  • Improved: User account in uBar menu now allows for longer names (Suggested by Allan Nyholm Nielsen)

Version 4.0.6

Sunday, June 10, 2018

  • New: Favorited folders can now be sorted by Name, Date Added/Modified/Created, or Kind (Suggested by John Muccigrosso)
  • New: App names can now be overridden in the Apps preference pane

Version 4.0.5

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • New: Drives in menu now organized by connection type
  • New: Badge color can now be customized in the Theme preference pane (Suggested by Anton Prokopyev)
  • Fixed: Badges now show for first window of an app on each bar (Reported by Michael Sagert)
  • Fixed: iTunes is no longer automatically launched when the Now Playing is used (Reported by Tom Munson)
  • Fixed: General, Internet Accounts, and Spotlight System Preference icons now work on macOS 10.12+

Version 4.0.4

Friday, November 3, 2017

  • New: Option to include apps that are favorited is added to the Apps preference pane (Suggested by Brent Hodgins)
  • New: Command-clicking the Desktop favorite shows it in the Finder
  • New: Hold Option to immediately Shut Down, Restart, or Log Out in menu (Suggested by Kyle DeMilo)
  • New: All file menus now resolve aliases of folders and allow them to be navigated

Version 4.0.3

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Improved: Rimless-mode underline is now always on the side of the screen edge (Suggested by Joonas Pääkkö)
  • Fixed: Apps dynamically switching to non-UI no longer adds UI apps to bar (Reported by Walt Ribeiro)

Version 4.0.2

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  • New: Support for apps dynamically switching their type to and from UI-only (Suggested by Tim Erickson)
  • Improved: Window previews have smaller frames for larger column counts
  • Fixed: Window previews no longer crash with Favourite apps on non-primary bar (Reported by Michele Dal Corso)
  • Fixed: Computer menu in uBar menu no longer shows non-volumes (Reported by Kyle DeMilo)
  • Fixed: Certain wrapper apps like Epichrome no longer launch their generic executable on toggle (Reported by Jerome Dahdah)

Version 4.0.1

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

  • New: Option to exclude apps with zero windows is added to the Apps preference pane (Suggested by Christo Hille)
  • Fixed: Auto-resize now works on multi-monitor setups with rotated screens (Reported by Justin Unterreiner)
  • Fixed: Tooltips display for active favorites (Reported by Leroy Clark)
  • Fixed: Folder favorites now show sub-items in Finder
  • Fixed: Steam now displays icon and toggles with zero windows
  • Fixed: Zip files no longer listed as folders
  • Fixed: Opening or emptying the trash now occurs in the background (Reported by Roman Novák)

Version 4.0.0

Sunday, September 10, 2017

  • New: Active favorites
  • New: Favourited apps no longer show up in the main area (Suggested by Luuk van Venrooij)
  • New: Finder can be added to favourites (Suggested by Albert Bori)
  • New: Files, apps, and folders can be dragged to favourites areas
  • New: Pinning preference for bottom
  • New: uBar can be displayed on all monitors simultaneously (Suggested by Pierre Henri)
  • New: Badges are cached for non-running apps
  • New: Resizing cursor
  • New: App progress for Spotify (Suggested by Thomas Braun)
  • New: uBar menu icon can now use the user account photo (Suggested by Jan Zahurancik)
  • New: Hold option in uBar alternate menu for relaunch instead of quit (Suggested by Chi-Ming Chow)
  • New: Favorites menus have option to open items
  • Improved: Light theme uses system appearance colour as the highlight colour
  • Improved: Universal Access reduce transparency option is observed (Suggested by Tyler Bickel)
  • Improved: Separators now show when the background is at 100% opacity
  • Improved: Background opacity minimum changed from 50 to 5% and live-updates

uBar 3

Version 3.2.7

Friday, September 8, 2017

  • New: macOS 10.13 High Sierra compatibility

Version 3.2.6

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

  • Fixed: uBar menu no longer hangs on key input (Reported by Roland Ayala)
  • Fixed: Auto-hide once again blocked when in uBar menu (Reported by Dovid Gurevich)
  • Fixed: App tiles no longer shear when animating under certain circumstances (Reported by Gary Brookshaw)

Version 3.2.5

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

  • New: macOS 10.12 Sierra compatibility – tooltip text was misdrawing under Sierra
  • New: Tooltips now have subtitles for the Trash, iTunes, Mail, Calendar, and Messages
  • Fixed: Tooltips no longer pass screen edge on right when too long (Reported by Steven Palmesano)

Version 3.2.4

Saturday, April 23, 2016

  • Fixed: Launching VLC was causing a crash under certain circumstances (Reported by Vishal Chaudhary)

Version 3.2.3

Friday, April 22, 2016

  • New: App progress added – iTunes, VLC, and MPlayerX show track progress in their app tile
  • New: Showing the calendar on hover is now an option in the Date & Time preferences pane (Suggested by Scott Humphries)
  • New: Timepieces have an information sheet in the Date & Time preference pane
  • Fixed: MPlayerX now autohides when entering fullscreen with the video playing
  • Fixed: Dock no longer shows in Mission Control or Launchpad when in Dock-less mode (Reported by Alexander Lieflander)
  • Note: If you are using Dock-less mode, please turn it off and back on once for the above fix to take effect

Version 3.2.2

Monday, April 18, 2016

  • Fixed: Resizing the bar when it is in auto-hide mode no longer glitches
  • Fixed: Eliminated gap when the bar is positioned at the top (Reported by Ryan Gibbons)

Version 3.2.1

Sunday, April 17, 2016

  • New: Dock-less mode option is added to the Advanced preference pane (Suggested by Julian Rapp)
  • New: Folder windows in window lists now have recursion
  • New: The active window in a window list now has a checkmark
  • New: General preference pane now has option to automatically check for updates (Suggested by Andrea Moro)
  • Improved: Tooltips on title-less apps and windows show PID or WID in developer mode
  • Improved: Activity mode shows red marker on bottom edge of tiles
  • Improved: App order moved from General to Apps preference pane
  • Fixed: The diamond indicating minimized windows in window lists is now white on highlight
  • Fixed: Choosing folders from menus opens them instead of revealing them (Reported by Philip Newton)
  • Fixed: Fitts’s law respected again – clicking under an edge app or window tile activates it

Version 3.2.0

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

  • New: App and window tiles are now animated
  • New: Finder windows now have proxy icons for folders
  • New: Command-clicking a file or folder in a menu reveals it in the Finder (Suggested by David Klingenberg)
  • Improved: Window lists now use proxy icons
  • Fixed: Eliminated slight app highlight delay when moving the mouse quickly
  • Fixed: Eliminated app highlight burst when closing app or window menus

Version 3.1.9

Sunday, April 10, 2016

  • New: All folder menus now have unlimited recursion (Suggested by Mark Bellon)
  • Fixed: Issue where folders could not be opened from menus solved
  • Fixed: Shows folders first option now takes immediate effect

Version 3.1.8

Friday, April 8, 2016

  • New: Calendar now uses the First day of the week setting from System Preferences (Suggested by Anders Holm)
  • Fixed: Calendar no longer shows the wrong day of the week in some locales (Reported by Juliet Chen)
  • Fixed: File and app names that were not being localized in various places now are
  • Fixed: Issue where apps that are quit might remain since 3.1.7 is solved

Version 3.1.7

Friday, April 8, 2016

  • New: Trash icon now reflects whether or not it is empty or full and shows file count
  • Improved: German localization updated (Thanks to Stefan Kovalovsky)
  • Improved: Japanese localization updated (Thanks to Masahiro Takeuchi)
  • Fixed: uBar menu icon now uses override (Reported by Louie Mantia)
  • Fixed: Rare case where app flashing wouldn’t stop is fixed (Reported by Jerome Dahdah)
  • Fixed: Apps now use specific package icon rather than general bundle identifier icon
  • Fixed: Steam apps with poor Info.plist implementations now display titles

Version 3.1.6

Friday, March 18, 2016

  • New: App flashes added to the Preferences under General (Suggested by Max Bratsun)
  • Fixed: MAS Upgrade button now ensures that the MAS version is installed (Reported by Kamil Kiryluk)
  • Fixed: OS X 10.9 Mavericks compatible again – had broken in 3.1.5 (Reported by Stefan Kovalovsky)

Version 3.1.5

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

  • New: App tiles now flash when the app wants attention – equivalent of Dock bounces
  • Fixed: Firefox no longer fails to register windows (Reported by Jesse Kay)
  • Fixed: Mail no longer shows ghost windows (Reported by John Ellis)

Version 3.1.4

Sunday, March 13, 2016

  • New: Control+Option+1, 2, 3… 0 switches to the app or window in the corresponding position (Suggested by Maxim Soloviev)
  • Improved: Holding Option now changes menus in real-time
  • Fixed: Tooltip and/or preview no longer remain if last app or window in bar is closed (Reported by Seb Insua)
  • Fixed: Icon overrides now work for favourites

Version 3.1.3

Thursday, March 10, 2016

  • New: Hold Option+Command when clicking an app to show it and hide all other apps (Suggested by Steven Harte)
  • New: Holding Option when right-clicking an app shows Hide Others (Suggested by Kyle DeMilo)
  • New: Middle-click quits apps and closes windows (Suggested by Will Jehring)
  • New: Middle-click on the bar toggles auto-hide (Suggested by Tommy Hansen)
  • New: MAS Upgrade button in registration window to upgrade from Sandboxed version
  • Improved: Window preview remains open when closing windows in it (Suggested by John Elm)
  • Improved: App tiles no longer use window title when there is a single window (Suggested by Steve Crooks)
  • Fixed: Registration window buttons adapt to text size

Version 3.1.2

Sunday, November 29, 2015

  • New: Lock Screen added to uBar menu
  • Improved: Polish localization updated (Thanks to Jakub Cabak)
  • Fixed: Full-screen sticky auto-hide bug fixed (Reported by Akio Burns)
  • Fixed: Apps no longer list hidden windows starting with __NS (Reported by John Elm)

Version 3.1.1

Thursday, October 22, 2015

  • Fixed: Eliminated memory leak that occurred when apps crash

Version 3.1.0

Monday, October 12, 2015

  • Improved: Window previews now have popup tails
  • Fixed: Solved a launch crash during rare condition (Reported by Allan Davidson)

Version 3.0.9

Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • New: App window lists now grouped by space
  • Improved: Display list in General preferences now shows display icons
  • Improved: Danish localization updated (Thanks to Allan Nyholm Nielsen)
  • Fixed: Fullscreen spaces are now properly detected, allowing uBar to auto-hide properly (Reported by Gordon Byrnes)
  • Fixed: Windows in fullscreen or hidden spaces now listed
  • Fixed: Favourite menus now have correct margin from bar in non-rimless mode
  • Fixed: New windows no longer appear under uBar (Reported by Tommy Hansen)

Version 3.0.8

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

  • Fixed: Solved a crash involving the uBar menu (Reported by Anders Holm)
  • Fixed: uBar no longer shows on secondary monitor on launch when auto-hiding is enabled
  • Fixed: uBar no longer resizes windows when auto-hidden on top (Reported by Jim Collins)

Version 3.0.7

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

  • New: Right-click any favourite to change it’s position or even move it to the other side (Suggested by Björn Ognibeni)

Version 3.0.6

Monday, October 5, 2015

  • Improved: No longer shows borders on rimless mode if area separators are disabled (Suggested by Zac Gorak)
  • Fixed: Clock size is no longer small in when using the Huge size (Reported by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Fixed: Solved issue causing the uBar menu to fail to open (Reported by Peter Alexander)
  • Fixed: Shift-clicking to quit/close the last app or window no longer causes the tooltip to remain (Reported by Seb Insua)

Version 3.0.5

Saturday, October 3, 2015

  • New: Shift-click a window preview to close it (Suggested by Matt Dunphy)
  • Improved: When windows aren’t grouped, window previews show only the specific window
  • Improved: Better border-drawing on Rimless mode with titles
  • Improved: Better support for displaying document proxy icons for windows of ungrouped apps
  • Fixed: Solved full-screen auto-hiding issue in El Capitan (Reported by Peter van Westen)
  • Fixed: Check for Updates was broken in 3.0.4 and is now working again

Version 3.0.4

Thursday, October 1, 2015

  • New: Hold Shift+Command when clicking an app to force relaunch it (Suggested by Peter van Westen)
  • Improved: When using titles in Rimless mode, apps now have a thin border (Suggested by Peter van Westen)
  • Fixed: Solved El Capitan bug that was causing intermittent crashes (Reported by Jesse Kay)

Version 3.0.3

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • New: New Window preview delay option added to General preferences (Suggested by Peter van Westen)
  • Improved: uBar 2 users get full 4 week trial period (Suggested by Kyle DeMilo)
  • Fixed: Apps no longer take the full width when using over 2 lines with titles enabled on top and bottom
  • Fixed: Timepiece hands no longer blurry on non-retina displays

Version 3.0.2

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • Fixed: Apps with flawed launch/AX sequence such as FireFox now report windows properly (Reported by Hans Gerd Evertz)
  • Fixed: Tooltips position correctly during drag and drop when the bar is positioned to the left or right
  • Fixed: uBar removes login item when quit via Command-Q in Preferences (Reported by Peter Maurer)
  • Fixed: Fixed issue where Rimless mode would cause last apps not to show (Reported by Peter van Westen)

Version 3.0.1

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

  • Fixed: uBar Menu text label now responds to clicks property (Reported by Barry Lubov)
  • Fixed: Timepiece hands display properly on retina displays (Reported by Peter van Westen)

Version 3.0.0

Monday, September 28, 2015

  • New: Position uBar to the Bottom, Left, Right, or Top (Suggested by C. P. Pathak)
  • New: Option to display window preview when hovering added to General preferences (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • New: Rimless option added to General preferences (Suggested by Gerhard Uwe Heim)
  • New: New Date & Time pane in Preferences window allowing the selection of a Timepiece to display above the Calendar
  • New: User-created custom timepieces can be added in Application Support folder
  • New: User-created custom icons can be added in Application Support folder
  • New: App icon tooltips incorporate keyboard modifiers
  • New: Clicking an app icon while pressing Shift quits it (Suggested by Luigi Viscido)
  • New: Hidden apps icons are now displayed at half-opacity
  • Improved: Dark theme now uses white for the highlight color
  • Fixed: Applications menu sorting now reflects localized title order (Reported by Anders Caous)

uBar 2

Version 2.5.1

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • Announcement: uBar 3 is now available with new features and enhancements.
  • Fixed: Tooltips and calendar no longer display at incorrect height on off-axis secondary displays (Reported by Ako Tulu)

Version 2.5.0

Sunday, July 26, 2015

  • New: New Size options: Small, Medium, Large, and Huge
  • Fixed: Shortcuts no longer appear to be reset to default in Preferences (Reported by Philipp Skorpio)
  • Fixed: Turned-off shortcuts no longer accidentally trigger under certain conditions (Reported by Philipp Skorpio)

Version 2.4.9

Monday, June 1, 2015

  • New: New Shortcuts pane in Preferences window allowing a custom shortcut for toggling hiding, showing the uBar menu, and activity mode (Suggested by Tobias Bergström)
  • New: A separator divides folders from Apps in the Applications menu when the Show folders first option is checked (Suggested by Rob Wyatt)
  • Improved: German localization updated (Thanks to Benjamin Bock)
  • Improved: Activity mode is now triggered by the right-control key by default
  • Fixed: Bar no longer visually glitches when it auto-(un)hides on a secondary screen that does not have a common baseline with the primary screen (Reported by Michael McLane)
  • Fixed: Calendar day of the week now displays properly in Chinese
  • Fixed: Apps dragged to the Menu list in the Preferences are now sorted properly (Reported by Rob Wyatt)

Version 2.4.8

Friday, May 8, 2015

  • New: Screen option added to Preferences to display uBar on the Main, Primary, or a Secondary screen (Suggested by David Vrooman)

Version 2.4.7

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • New: Help buttons added to Preferences
  • Improved: Window count is slightly faded in App titles
  • Improved: Clock shows more information when using two lines on large size
  • Improved: Unpinned corner radius adapts to to size
  • Fixed: Clicking the clock area launches the default calendar app for ICS files
  • Fixed: uBar no longer moves to corner on Logout

Version 2.4.6

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Improved: Favorite separator now uses foreground color
  • Improved: Badge update priority increased for Postbox and Outlook (Suggested by Chris Caddell)
  • Fixed: Force Quit now works (Reported by Bastiaan van den Berg)

Version 2.4.5

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • New: Show Separators option for Favorites area under Preferences
  • New: Portuguese (Brazil) localization added (Thanks to Caio Botafogo)
  • Fixed: Auto-hiding now works correctly when switching to fullscreen windows (Reported by Thomas McMahon)
  • Fixed: Auto-hiding is now respected when uBar windows such as the Preferences window are active (Reported by Robert Camner)
  • Fixed: Welcome window now respects Allow Dock Overlap option (Reported by C. Spencer van Gulick)

Version 2.4.4

Saturday, January 24, 2015

  • New: Dock Defaults and Taskbar Defaults buttons in Preferences under General
  • New: New option to set whether grouped window lists display when left-clicking (Suggested by Melvin Cappellato)
  • New: Sunrise calendar app now supported (Suggested by James Bradley)
  • New: Option to allow the Dock to overlap in Preferences under Advanced (Suggested by Kevin Roberts)
  • Improved: Slack app now has higher badge update priority
  • Improved: Preferences window shows up after Continue is pressed in Welcome window
  • Fixed: Eliminated a memory leak (Reported by Ilsa Loving)
  • Fixed: Can now remove first favorite when Desktop is not included (Reported by Adam Jones)

Version 2.4.3

Monday, January 12, 2015

  • Fixed: Empty trash on large numbers of files no longer blocks the UI (Reported by Allan Nyholm Nielsen)
  • Fixed: Non-unmountable volumes can no longer be dragged to the Trash (Reported by Anders Holm)
  • Fixed: App badges update on app activation (Reported by Matthias Ferber)

Version 2.4.2

Thursday, January 1, 2015

  • Fixed: Preference changes affect size properly with pinning off
  • Fixed: Solved a crash that affected certain systems on launch

Version 2.4.1

Monday, December 29, 2014

  • New: Pinning now reclaims free horizontal space
  • New: Changes to uBar are now animated
  • New: Clicks take effect on mouse down by default instead of mouse up – setting is available in Preferences under Advanced (Suggested by Honor Lee)
  • New: Option to disable behaviour that hides the active app when it is clicked in Preferences under Advanced (Suggested by Dan Caron)
  • Improved: Clicking near the bottom of the screen under an app or window triggers it in accordance with Fitts’s law (Suggested by Ben Morrison)
  • Improved: New Advanced pane in Preferences window
  • Fixed: Flicker issue that affected certain systems is resolved

Version 2.4.0

Saturday, December 20, 2014

  • New: Single app mode (Suggested by Ben Morrison)
  • New: Show user account in uBar menu

Version 2.3.9

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Improved: Compatible with Parallels Desktop 10 Coherence Mode (Reported by Lee Mellinger)

Version 2.3.8

Sunday, December 14, 2014

  • New: New Custom theme option to customize color and opacity
  • Improved: New Theme pane in Preferences window
  • Improved: New Areas pane in Preferences window

Version 2.3.7

Friday, December 12, 2014

  • New: Chinese Simplified localization added (Thanks to Windirt Young)
  • New: Developer mode shows bundle identifiers for applications
  • Fixed: TotalFinder is now far less likely to show duplicate windows (Reported by Kimberly Nucifora)

Version 2.3.6

Sunday, November 16, 2014

  • New: New Platinum Neue theme
  • New: New Now Playing theme that dynamically uses iTunes artwork
  • New: Developer mode shows process and window IDs
  • Fixed: Temporary files downloaded by certain apps no longer trigger download notifications (Reported by Jordan Brough)
  • Fixed: User Applications folder contents no longer repeated in Applications if it is a symlink (Reported by Garrett Walbridge)

Version 2.3.5

Friday, November 7, 2014

  • New: Polish localization added (Thanks to Tomasz Nastula)
  • New: Turkish localization added (Thanks to Abdullah Aloglu)
  • New: Swedish localization added (Thanks to Anders Holm)
  • New: Drag a removable volume to the Trash to eject it (Suggested by Anders Holm)
  • New: uBar menu will launch iTerm instead of Terminal if it is installed (Suggested by Jordan Brough)
  • New: Clicking clock area will launch BusyCal instead of Calendar if it is installed
  • New: uBar menu icon shows visual feedback when clicked (Suggested by Frederic Nimmermann)
  • New: uBar menu icon shows tooltip
  • Improved: Bar items now half-highlight on mouse-down prior to mouse-up (Suggested by Oliver Schmidt)
  • Improved: Trash icon is darker on Yosemite when using the light theme to improve contrast
  • Fixed: Calendar no longer repeats days in certain cases (Reported by Josh Carroll)
  • Fixed: Control-clicking Favorites now displays contextual menu (Reported by Matthias Ferber)

Version 2.3.4

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • New: Desktop and Trash can be hidden (Suggested by Sveinn Davíðsson)
  • New: The menu can be hidden (Suggested by Simon Gustavsson)
  • New: Files dropped onto bar area now launch in default application (Suggested by Oliver Schmidt)
  • New: Drag & Dropping files onto applications and the bar shows a descriptive tooltip

Version 2.3.3

Saturday, October 11, 2014

  • New: Folder favorites now list the folder contents when clicked (Suggested by James Veitch)
  • New: Norwegian localization added (Thanks to Roar Lochar, Ramberg Media)
  • New: Option + Right-clicking an application tile gives the option to Force-Quit (Suggested by George Plymale)
  • Fixed: Control-clicking now brings up contextual menus (Reported by Matthew Mitchell)

Version 2.3.2

Thursday, October 9, 2014

  • New: Danish localization added (Thanks to Allan Nyholm Nielsen)
  • Fixed: Application badges now dynamically adapt their update frequency and are much more responsive (Reported by Jeff Branc)
  • Fixed: Proper instance is switched to when running multiple instances of same application (Reported by Seb Insua)

Version 2.3.1

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

  • New: Option-click applications to hide/unhide them (Suggested by Mike Tselikman)
  • New: Command-click applications or favorites to reveal them in the Finder (Suggested by Simon Gustavsson)
  • New: Command-right-click Trash to perform Secure Empty Trash (Suggested by Gary Chike)
  • Fixed: 2nd level of Applications folder now respects Finder filename display preferences (Reported by Frederic Nimmermann)

Version 2.3.0

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

  • Improved: “Add to uBar” service is now enabled by default for the Finder (Suggested by Akshay Hegde)
  • Fixed: Issue where Safari & Chrome would stop updating windows is fixed
  • Fixed: Setting theme to automatic now works in Yosemite (Reported by Akshay Hegde)

Version 2.2.9

Sunday, October 5, 2014

  • New: Manual Application Order
  • New: Applications can now be excluded
  • New: Japanese localization now complete (Thanks to Daisuke Saito)
  • New: Dutch localization added (Thanks to Jordi Bruin)
  • Improved: When titles are disabled, tooltips for applications can now include badge text
  • Improved: uBar will no longer Open on Login if explicitly quit regardless of Open on Login Preference (Suggested by Peter Maurer)
  • Fixed: Application order respected on launch (Reported by Simon Gustavsson)

Version 2.2.8

Thursday, October 2, 2014

  • Fixed: Better support for applications that don’t implement the Accessibility API properly such as X11 (Reported by Chris Andreae)
  • Fixed: Window proxy icons now normally sized on Yosemite (Reported by Simon Gustavsson)
  • Fixed: Downloads folder icon now shows on Yosemite (Reported by Ashish Gandhi)
  • Improved: Updated Desktop favorite icon
  • Note: Moom is now compatible with uBar (Thanks to Many Tricks)

Version 2.2.7

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  • Fixed: Drag & Drop files onto applications now works with uBar in Auto-Hide (Reported by River Brandon & Kurt Trew)
  • Fixed: Fixed rare crash involving poorly written Preference Panes (Reported by Alex McCollister)

Version 2.2.6

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Fixed: Minor Application Conflict warning no longer shows if suppressed (Reported by Henri Spagnolo)
  • Fixed: Unresponsive application no longer stay in certain cases (Reported by J. J. Larrea)
  • Fixed: Certain invisible files no longer shown in Applications menu (Reported by Andre Lauzon)

Version 2.2.5

Sunday, September 21, 2014

  • New: French localization now complete
  • New: German localization now complete (Thanks to Andre Lauzon)
  • Fixed: Applications, Desktop, Documents, and Downloads icons now show on Yosemite (Reported by Jason McNichol)

Version 2.2.4

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • New: Preference to show folders first in uBar menu (Suggested by Andre Lauzon)
  • New: A warning is now shown for known minor application conflicts
  • Fixed: Badge updates more responsive (Reported by Thomas McMahon)

Version 2.2.3

Monday, September 8, 2014

  • New: App icons now show tooltip when title is not displayed
  • Fixed: Activity Mode now triggered when only Ctrl-key is held (Reported by Lee Mellinger)
  • Fixed: Favorite tooltips now center over highlighted icon

Version 2.2.2

Sunday, August 31, 2014

  • New: Pinning preferences for left and right (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Fixed: Calendar days aligned to proper weekday (Reported by Hugo Hamilton)

Version 2.2.1

Friday, August 29, 2014

  • New: Favorite icons darken while clicked (Suggested by Lee Mellinger)
  • New: Provide Feedback window available from uBar menu
  • New: Initial localization into Spanish and Italian

Version 2.2.0

Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • New: Calendar appears when hovering over clock area (Suggested by Thomas McMahon)
  • Improved: More windows now use document icons

Version 2.1.9

Sunday, August 24, 2014

  • New: Favorites now show tooltip style labels when hovered over (Suggested by Chi-Ming Chow)

Version 2.1.8

Monday, August 18, 2014

  • New: Ungrouped windows now use document icon when applicable

Version 2.1.7

Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • Fixed: Crash on App quit fixed

Version 2.1.6

Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • Fixed: Apps with windows being restored at launch no longer display 0 windows

Version 2.1.5

Saturday, August 2, 2014

  • New: Custom menu item list in Preferences now shows icons

Version 2.1.4

Sunday, July 27, 2014

  • Improved: Applications in Menu no longer show extension (Suggested by John Birch)
  • Fixed: Applications that are already unresponsive when uBar is launched are marked as such

Version 2.1.3

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • New: Standard menu items can now be enabled/disabled from preferences

Version 2.1.2

Sunday, July 13, 2014

  • New: Window grouping available via Preferences window (Suggested by willph)

Version 2.1.1

Saturday, July 12, 2014

  • New: Initial localization into French, German and Japanese
  • Improved: Clicking the Clock now opens Calendar.app instead of Date & Time

Version 2.1.0

Friday, July 11, 2014

  • New: Menu is now customizable via the Preferences window (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Fixed: Activity mode now shows memory over 4 GB
  • Fixed: Activity for child-processes no longer added to parent total if they have an independent GUI

Version 2.0.9

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

  • New: Moved preferences from Menu to Preferences window
  • Fixed: Switching to an Application (not a particular window) now activates all windows for that Application

Version 2.0.8

Monday, July 7, 2014

  • New: Activity mode fills bar Applications horizontally based on CPU usage (Suggested by Jessica Lares)
  • New: Windows that get zoomed or resized under uBar are resized out after half a second
  • Improved: Default application width in bar lowered in Small mode (Suggested by John W.)
  • Fixed: Activity mode now includes usage of application child processes

Version 2.0.7

Sunday, July 6, 2014

  • New: Bar displays CPU and Memory usage for Applications when Control is held
  • New: uBar menu can display an Icon instead of text (set in Bar>Menu>Use Icon) (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch, Fred Hall, & Jessica Lares)

Version 2.0.6

Saturday, July 5, 2014

  • New: Bar Appearance now has Auto mode (uses system Appearance, where Blue is Light and Graphite is Dark)
  • New: Bar Size now has Auto mode (screen width>1600 is Large and <=1600 is Small)
  • Improved: App and Favorite icons are now bigger on Large mode (Suggested by Jessica Lares & Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Fixed: Finder icon now shows in Yosemite DP2
  • Optimization: Threaded Applications and System Preferences menu rebuilding

Version 2.0.5

Friday, July 4, 2014

  • New: Trash added to right side with control/right-click for Empty Trash menu (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • New: Files can be dragged to Favorites or Trash
  • Improved: Favorite spacing increased (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Improved: Added day of the month to clock when uBar has a height of one-line (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Improved: uBar preference menu reorganized
  • Fixed: Finder control/click menu no longer shows Add/Remove to Favorites or Show in Finder

Version 2.0.4

Thursday, July 3, 2014

  • New: Option to hide application title and/or badge (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • New: Add to uBar Favorites item added to file Services (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Improved: Opacity slightly lowered (Suggested by Peter von Diebitsch)
  • Improved: uBar preference menu reorganized

Version 2.0.3

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  • New: Apps now have badges (Suggested by Barry Lubov)
  • New: Notification when files finish downloading
  • New: Windowless apps now open a default window when activated (Suggested by Barry Lubov)
  • Improved: Finder offers option to Relaunch when right-clicked instead of Quit
  • Fixed: Preferences right/control-click menu now available from uBar Menu

Version 2.0.2

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • Fixed: Trial no longer prematurely ends (2nd fix)

Version 2.0.1

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • Fixed: Trial no longer prematurely ends

Version 2.0.0

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • New: Total rewrite for Mac OS X 10.9+
  • New: Optimization: Ultra-low CPU and memory usage
  • New: Sizes (Large & Small)
  • New: Preferences via right-click bar
  • New: Appearances (Light & Dark)
  • New: Application in window menu
  • Fixed: Awareness of minimized windows
  • Fixed: Awareness of windows of hidden applications