Growl for Mac has been updated with a major redesign. The app, which could be replaced in terms of importance with OS X Mountain Lion's Notification Center, tries to stay relevant with this update prior to the official unveiling of the next major version of OS X.
Image: The Growl Project
Complete list of changes included in this update:
- Applications Tab Redesign! This is a major overhaul, and should be much easier to use.
- Moved Rollup controls to separate tab.
- Major improvements to networking.
Preference Pane overhaul
- New slider switch for on/off switches
- Added keyboard support to position picker.
- General Tab Relayout.
- Networking tab - Add support for subscription
- History Tab, contextual menu for history table to jump to the app/notification settings
- Rollup tab is the new home of controls related to the Rollup window.
- Adding a new display should not require a restart of Growl now.
- Support for Notification-Callback-Target, a URL field in GNTP. Upon click, Growl lets OSX figure out how to open the URL (such as the default browser for an http:// url)
- Subscription support, subscribe to all applications on a remote machine.
- General improvements to networking authentication, removed requirement for, and use of password headers if the password field is blank
- Fix networking crash related to address data resolution.
- Bind to local socket only if not listening for incoming notifications.
- Address data caching, and observation of network changes to clear caches
- URL click feedback support, same as Notification-Callback-Target in GNTP
- Resolved a crash with webkit plugin bridge on creation.
- Resolved a crash with forwarding.
- Resolved an issue where the Speech display waits for previous message to complete causing a CPU drain
- Resolved a crash with CFErrorGetDomain for WebKit Display Styles.
- Fixed duplicate listings of display plugins on reinstall.
- Notification-Callback-Target is now respected, and used, even without the method header.
- Worked around problems with corrupt history databases.
- Fixed a sorting problem when deleting a single entry in the history list.
Growl for Mac is available for $1.99 in the Mac App Store [Link].