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Yes it took some time, but 11 months after the last release and 20K additional downloads later, Museeks 0.9 is finally here. Not a huge load of changes though, but you may welcome some of the following improvements:
No more portable versions (they may come back if there is a need for them), installers are now there: a single .exe file for Windows, a .app for macOS, and .AppImage, .deb and .rpm for Linux
(Snaps may come, but I am getting trouble building 32bits snap with a 64bits system).
Also, I could not test them all, please report any issues if you encounter some :)
This stupid feature should have been there a long time ago, but this not trivial to implement, you can now sort every column by ascending or descending order :)
The mac version of the app was extremely buggy and not really well integrated. Everything should act like a normal app now:
- Native window controls
- Multi-track selection
- Dock icon right-click + close to exit the app
- Dock icon click to show the app
- Use system fonts
- Fix "Museeks interrupting logout"
Better CPU usage
It is not a secret, executing an Electron app can be really CPU consuming. We fixed some really important issues with some scenarios (the CPU sometimes going at a constant 40% usage), and reduced the overall power consumption.
Things can probably still be improved, we will see how we can do even better things in the future about this issue.
Custom scroll-bar on the library view
A lot of people complained the scroll-bar being too thin to catch with a mouse, and the conflict with resizing the app. It should not be a problem anymore.
- Fix context-menus sometimes being displayed synchronously (and blocking the rendering process)
- Fix shuffle rollback (again... it should be fixed for good now)
- Better play button behavior when the player is not playing any song
- Better native notifications (kudos to @complexSandwich for the trick)
- Better playlists behaviors when deleting them
- Simplified the development process
Under the hood
- Updated Electron, V8 and Node.js
- Switched to
- Greatly simplified our use of Redux
- Added sass-lint
- A lot of invisible layout improvements, removing a lot of hard-coded values
- Your usual amount of code refactoring
A big big big thank you to @YurySolovyov for all the advice and code reviews <3