Release Notes

This page contains the release notes for each Couch Slouch release.


1.0b7

New Features

  • Added AppleScript commands to Couch Slouch. You can now turn your TV and off and switch the TV to show your Mac as the active source from scripts. For more details, see the Scripting page.

Bugs Fixed/Changes

  • An error is no longer displayed when Couch Slouch started automatically at login.


1.0b6

New Features

  • Added support for a number of new remote control buttons, including Guide, List, Channel +/-, Previous Channel (Samsung only), Info, Clear, Text (Philips only) and Subtitle (Philips only).
  • Key bindings can now be imported, exported and deleted to allow them to be shared more easily.

Bugs Fixed/Changes

  • The Play, Pause, Stop and Return remote control buttons are now detected correctly from Samsung TVs.
  • Fixed an issue where Couch Slouch would not correctly reconnect to the CEC adapter after waking from sleep in some circumstances.
  • Updated to libcec 2.1.4 for general compatibility improvements.


1.0b5

New Features

  • None.

Bugs Fixed/Changes

  • Soft-reset USB-CEC adapters that have fallen into "limbo" to bring them back to life, which can happen if the adapter is plugged in at system boot time. We're working with the manufacturer of these devices for a more permanent fix.
  • Couch Slouch will delay system shutdown and sleep to allow Behaviours to complete.
  • Behaviours will be correctly executed when Couch Slouch is launched at system startup.
  • Behaviours will be correctly executed when the system is shut down.
  • Updating Couch Slouch manually from the Preferences sheet will now work correctly.


1.0b4

New Features

  • Implemented the Behaviours feature. Couch Slouch can now perform actions when you TV switches on/off and to/from your Mac, as well as when your Mac sleeps, wakes, starts up and shuts down. For documentation on how to use scripts with this feature for advanced functionality, see the Scripting page on the Couch Slouch website.

Bugs Fixed/Changes

  • Sleeping your Mac no longer causes Couch Slouch to lose connection with the CEC adapter.
  • Small UI tweaks and fixes.
  • Pulled in a newer libCEC, increasing compatibility with many devices.


1.0b3

New Features

  • None.

Bugs Fixed/Changes

  • Pulled in a newer libCEC, increasing compatibility with many devices, especially Philips TVs.


1.0b2

New Features

  • None.

Bugs Fixed/Changes

  • Tweaked "General" pane's UI.
  • Pulled in a newer libCEC, which should increate compatibility and stability.
  • Removed beta expiration.


1.0b1

  • Initial release.
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