What's New in Flume

2.8.6.5

  • FIXED: A potential crash when trimming a video during file selection.
  • FIXED: A potential crash when removing the hover state from certain text links.
  • FIXED: An issue with location search results not appearing.
  • FIXED: An issue with undo coalescing when pasting text into text entry areas and using the macOS undo/redo functionality.
  • FIXED: When viewing the details of a post shared in a conversation, and then deleting that post, popping back to the conversation will immediately update to remove the now non-existent shared post.
  • FIXED: An upload issue when failing to convert the color space of source items.
  • FIXED: An issue with text links changing to the wrong color after mouse hover.

2.8.6.4

  • NEW: Added a preference to toggle pausing of videos when Flume's window focus is lost.
  • NEW: Added an ability to replace items (photos/videos) in the upload window which will keep all edits/caption/tags.
  • IMPROVED: Video trimming can now be preformed during file-selection.
  • IMPROVED: Added carousel item counts to the upload / edit window.
  • IMPROVED: The pre-selected cropping rectangle when creating carousel posts has been adjusted to automatically select the full-frame of the subsequent items if the aspect-ratios match.
  • IMPROVED: The comment / message text area will now expand to a certain height before scrolling internally.
  • IMPROVED: Reduced the size required to cache certain data in the database.
  • IMPROVED: Conversation messages that are composed but not sent are stored as drafts, to avoid losing any content you had been writing.
  • IMPROVED: Delays with search requests throughout the app have been reduced.
  • IMPROVED: When a view's feed is empty, switching back to that view will force a refresh on appearance, rather than relying on using the File > Refresh menu item or CMD+R shortcut.
  • FIXED: A cropping / resize issue with carousel posts that contained photos with dpi's above 72 that would result in blurry uploads.
  • FIXED: Only the last 25 uploaded posts are searched for recent hashtags.
  • FIXED: User searching in captions uses a generic search returning more reliably search results.
  • FIXED: Improved the speed of typing in the caption area, especially if the caption contains hashtags.
  • FIXED: The wrong filter/adjustments would be applied to the current carousel post item when deleting a photo/video from the carousel post on the upload window.
  • FIXED: URLs with special characters would not be detected as links in captions / comments.
  • FIXED: The carousel item thumbnails might have appeared translucent after performing batch load/cropping operations on the upload window.
  • FIXED: A selection issue when selecting the first item in a carousel post and deleting it.
  • FIXED: The repositioning of the "traffic lights" when a window's frame resizes should occur less often.
  • FIXED: Various issues with the macOS cursor updates being reverted by the system, causing flickering between two cursor types.
  • FIXED: Increased the maximum comment length to 2200 characters.
  • FIXED: A border was missing on the top of the activity notifications for public, non-business profiles.
  • FIXED: An issue with new, dynamic URL formats for certain videos, that would cause videos to not play.
  • FIXED: The comment text in the delete confirmation alert is truncated, to avoid excessively large alert dialogs.
  • FIXED: Avoid adding special new-line / line-break characters if they will cause the caption length to exceed 2200 characters.
  • FIXED: An issue with a stuck "snapshot" image overlaid when switching design mode.
  • FIXED: Video previews in the upload window did not always loop during playback.
  • FIXED: Added support to handle carousel post errors that require certain items to be re-uploaded.
  • FIXED: The mute video / tagged user button was not clickable when the video was contained in a carousel post.
  • FIXED: The play/pause button did not work correctly in column-view feeds.
  • FIXED: The shake animation to indicate the start / end of a carousel post did not work in column-view feeds that were playing a video.
  • FIXED: The TAB/Shift+TAB keyboard shortcuts could result in displaying profile views that aren't enabled (eg. favourites)
  • FIXED: When deleting a post from your profile, the content is immediately refreshed while the deletion request is sent in the background.
  • FIXED: The actions button (…) would sometimes not appear when the post details option was set to 'All'.
  • FIXED: Viewing the post details of a post on your liked posts feed wasn't possible.
  • FIXED: Design mode changes didn't animate/fade (regression).
  • FIXED: Improved the resizing behaviour of the comment popover, and message compose area.
  • FIXED: Removed a flicker that would occur when the height of the compose text area was enlarged.
  • FIXED: Pending / failed messages would appear as if they were sent successfully if you popped back then loaded the conversation again.
  • FIXED: When sending/receiving new messages via real-time messaging that were links and contained link image previews, they would not download until the next refresh.
  • FIXED: Sending a video to an existing conversation could cause the conversation to disappear (although the video was successfully sent).
  • FIXED: URLs that contained a question mark at the end weren't detected as links.
  • FIXED: When receiving shared hashtags/locations/profiles via real-time messaging from other users and while looking at the conversation, the preview media thumbnails wouldn't always appear.
  • FIXED: Flickering and incorrect order of preview media on shared hashtag/location/profile messages.
  • FIXED: The upper limit threshold for video durations is now 60.5 seconds.
  • FIXED: When drag-and-dropping a video that was too long or too short, the dropzone image and text would not reset correctly.
  • FIXED: Switched the "unsend message" keyboard shortcut to ⌘⌫.
  • FIXED: Some information on profile headers would disappear if they have converted to a new "creator profile".
  • FIXED: Use more background workers to handle downloading of media and avoid unnessary disk I/O.
  • FIXED: An issue where the content might not refresh and infinitely show a spinning indicator after emptying the caches.
  • FIXED: Preview media in shared hashtags/profiles/location messages might not appear immediately, or might appear in the wrong aspect-ratio.
  • FIXED: Potential fix for a hanging issue when sending real-time messages on macOS Yosemite.
  • FIXED: Placeholder image positioning on carousel posts.
  • FIXED: Upped the message limit to 1000 characters.
  • FIXED: Scroll content to the bottom if the compose text area grows in height.
  • FIXED: Comment thread content insets when the menu hover appears/disappears.
  • FIXED: Highlight states did not disappear when exiting the area of a link in a label.
  • FIXED: Copyright updated activity notifications didn't wrap text correctly.
  • FIXED: Added hover behaviour to textfield links (eg. websites in profile headers).
  • FIXED: Removed extra logging of mismatched classes during video upload.
  • FIXED: Use the edited image when tagging users in uploads.
  • FIXED: Handle comment threading on sponsored posts with missing data.
  • FIXED: Fixed missing highlights on text field labels with multiple links.
  • FIXED: Fixed highlights of links at end of labels when mouse enters from the edges.
  • FIXED: Use full number of posts in shared hashtag label.
  • FIXED: Reload conversations on re-appearance (either via popping back, or via switching menu tabs).
  • FIXED: Send seen message when popping back to a conversation and new messages arrived and are visible.
  • FIXED: Increased the delay on "transcode timeout" video upload errors to workaround IG/FB server delays.
  • FIXED: When the main menu is set to show on hover, any current selections (made with keyboard etc.) would be lost when the menu appeared and you were scrolled to the bottom of the content. Which in turn, fixes...
  • FIXED: When a sheet / alert was presented eg. confirm deletion of a post, the main menu would still react to mouse cursor hover, which would in turn cause the current selection to be lost if scrolled to the bottom of the content (see above), resulting in no action being performed.
  • FIXED: Multiple multiple memory leaks.

2.8.6.3

  • FIXED: A stalling issue if an account had 1 new notification from a user that required an avatar to be downloaded and a desktop notification to be displayed.
  • FIXED: Multiple new follower requests are now properly batched into a single notification.
  • FIXED: Clicking on search results in the conversation search wasn’t possible.
  • FIXED: An issue when sharing to linked accounts with captions that include special characters, that appear as question marks on the Facebook Lite Android app.
  • FIXED: A edge-case crashing issue when clicking on the avatar of the author in the detail view.
  • FIXED: The follow requests list of users didn't update after accepting/ignoring the request.
  • FIXED: Force the Dock icon to remove its badge if you log out of all accounts, and it was previously badged.
  • FIXED: The @ symbol prefix for usernames is gone from various places / notifications.
  • FIXED: Consistent menu appearance/disappearance behaviour/logic in all areas.
  • FIXED: Updated missing localisations.

2.8.6.2

  • NEW: Flume will now handle adding newlines (including multiple new lines) in captions.
  • NEW: Added a "Message user" menu item to the contextual menus on posts.
  • IMPROVED: Switching accounts / quitting Flume should occur quicker.
  • IMPROVED: Preview thumbnails for shared location / hashtag messages will now load quicker.
  • IMPROVED: The pending conversation header (eg. X wants to send you a message) is now a sticky header so it's always visible when scrolling.
  • IMPROVED: The action buttons in the activity view have been reordered to avoid accidentally deleting / hiding notifications.
  • IMPROVED: The "User" macOS Menu Bar will now display the username the actions are related to (message/follow/unfollow).
  • IMPROVED: Pull-down-to-refresh behaviour / animation has been tweaked and hopefully improved for all scrolling methods (not available with legacy scroll-wheel mice)
  • FIXED: A potential fix for invisible content / Flume windows for some users.
  • FIXED: Hashtags with underscores or non-latin characters were not detected.
  • FIXED: A long-standing issue with Facebook login windows and EU cookie consent which could result in Facebook login forms that disappear.
  • FIXED: The debug window will now show the last 10000 characters only to speed up opening/display. The log file on disk will still retain the full log entries.
  • FIXED: When creating a new conversation from a search, clearing the search might not have ordered it correctly at the top of the list if you had conversation bookmarks.
  • FIXED: When deleting a conversation while looking at the message list, avoid listening for changes to the messages that would cause the log file to show multiple warnings.
  • FIXED: When hovering the mouse over linked entities in comments/captions/messages (eg. username mentions, URLs, and hashtags), the macOS cursor will no longer flicker between the "IBeam" and "pointing hand" cursor.
  • FIXED: The like hover shortcut did not work if there was no keyboard selection due to recent changes with keyboard shortcuts.
  • FIXED: The unlike keyboard shortcut has been switched back to "L" instead of "U". This behaviour mimics the toggling of saving an item with the "S" key.
  • FIXED: The large preview window will display the inline media controls again, allowing manual scrubbing.
  • FIXED: The new profile settings menu would show "Switch back to Personal account" even if you hadn't switched to a business profile.
  • FIXED: Miscellaneous fixes to the switch to business profile window.
  • FIXED: Multiple scrolling / deselection behaviour fixes for the Logitech MX mice that override macOS smooth-scrolling behaviour.
  • FIXED: When creating a new conversation (sending the first message), you could end up sometimes having the current conversation disappear and display "no messages".
  • FIXED: When the activity overlay is displayed, writing more messages, navigating between views, or doing anything "desctructive" (eg. logout or switch accounts) will now be disabled until the overlay has disappeared.
  • FIXED: After importing search bookmarks, the "View" button will force a switch on the Search view to the Bookmarks section (in case it was still showing Recent Searches or Suggested Searches).
  • FIXED: A crash when trying to add user tags on a carousel post.
  • FIXED: When a location search included more than 1 search result that has the exact same geographic coordinates (as determined by Instagram), it was not possible to select that item correctly.
  • FIXED: The insets on the window when viewing a pending conversation stretch to the visible content area instead of leaving an invisible gap towards the bottom of the window.
  • FIXED: Multiple improvements when bulk deleting comments (selection, refresh).
  • FIXED: After deleting all the comments on a post, the comment icon in the title bar would not update to clear.
  • FIXED: Increased padding on popover search results labels.
  • FIXED: Numerical hashtags are supported once again eg. #030
  • FIXED: Scroll-wheel mice will handle deselections faster than before.
  • FIXED: Resizing the window in a grid-view layout won’t hide the placeholder images if the thumbnails still haven’t downloaded.
  • FIXED: When sharing a profile in a message, the profile would show empty thumbnails due to an Instagram API bug.
  • FIXED: If a carousel post had tagged users, viewing the tagged posts of that user from their profile (or your own) would cause the ordering of that carousel post to be reversed.
  • FIXED: Added a background and fixed some borders on the tagged post section header on profiles.
  • FIXED: Hastags written without spaces will now be properly detected, as well as detecting of duplicates eg. #you#should#really#use#spaces#you#know
  • FIXED: Added linking of mentions/links/hashtags in the comment compose text area.
  • FIXED: The comment icon in detail view title bar did not refresh the correct "commented" status.
  • FIXED: Selection of a single character username/tag search result eg. #a
  • FIXED: Improved the scrolling behaviour and animations of profile header collapsing/expansion.
  • FIXED: The profile suggestions cards would not re-enable interaction if you first scroll to collapse the header, then expanded it, then clicked on the suggestions button.
  • FIXED: The animation of the profile suggestions button when collapsing the profile header.
  • FIXED: Nicer profile suggestions card collapsing behaviour.
  • FIXED: Reporting of media/comments/messages/users that would open a browser window, would result in a Facebook "oops an error occurred" message.
  • FIXED: Reporting of ads uses a slightly different reporting flow as regular posts.
  • FIXED: Missing thumbnails on shared messages of locations/hashtags.
  • FIXED: Speed up the performance of refreshing content for shared messages of locations/hashtags.
  • FIXED: The saved/liked/video/carousel icons are now indicated on the sample posts on the suggested user lists.
  • FIXED: Fade-in suggested post thumbnails.
  • FIXED: Show placeholders icons on suggested media while they are downloading.
  • FIXED: Double borders on the top of the first section header in the activity view.
  • FIXED: Faster internal notification sending.
  • FIXED: Multiple improvements to the hiding/autohiding/show behaviour of the main menu (when not set to always show).
  • FIXED: The title bar (if set to autohide) will do so after it appeared if the mouse is moved away from the main Flume menu. Previously it would only disappear once you began scrolling.
  • FIXED: Added ellipsis marks to to the profile contact options (call/message/get directions).
  • FIXED: Flume's custom scrollbars didn't appear on text areas (captions / debug log window).
  • FIXED: Alignment improvements for shared profiles/hashtags/locations.
  • FIXED: When someone sends a "like" message, the conversation list will use an image instead of the ❤️ emoji.
  • FIXED: When there are no FB friends to follow, the placeholder was displayed (regression).
  • FIXED: The first section in the activity view will always draw the top border if a private profile.
  • FIXED: Some misc issues displaying and populating the "#" character when choosing recently used hashtags from the search popover.
  • FIXED: The filter editing options could align incorrectly sometimes when toggling between carousel posts if you already had a filter selected.
  • FIXED: The border at the bottom of the title bars will transition much more smoothly.
  • FIXED: Potential fix for a rare issue when trying to scroll / flick on a gesture-based mouse/trackpad while another gesture was still being recorded.
  • FIXED: Misc edge-case crash fixes.

2.8.6.1

  • IMPROVED: Full-screen now uses an extended blurred background as opposed to a solid colour.
  • IMPROVED: Caption pre-filling is now configurable per-account.
  • IMPROVED: EXIF/IPTC descriptions are now localized in Upload Preferences.
  • IMPROVED: Added placeholders and a retry button when a feed fails to download and there is no content to display.
  • IMPROVED: Images used in desktop notifications are higher quality, and avatars are now used for new comments/messages.
  • IMPROVED: Added a more visible cancel button during uploads.
  • IMPROVED: The profile settings menu has been reorganised to match the IG apps.
  • IMPROVED: If there's cached conversation messages and there's no connection when opening the conversation, the cached messages are displayed as a fallback.
  • IMPROVED: The profile header collapsing/expanding behaviour has been improved.
  • IMPROVED: The default reposting caption format has been updated to ensure Instagram does not strip the new-lines.
  • IMPROVED: Saved sharing options are now re-used on the Share window.
  • IMPROVED: Background colours on messages are a little more consistent.
  • IMPROVED: The filter intensity slider and "apply to all items" button will only appear in the upload window when necessary.
  • IMPROVED: The Touch Bar and "View" menu will display unread indicators to match the main Flume menu.
  • FIXED: Some text labels (with links) would flicker when hovering on macOS Yosemite.
  • FIXED: Composing a comment was not possible via the "C" keyboard shortcut.
  • FIXED: A crash when converting the colour space of a photo on the upload window.
  • FIXED: Grid-view mode would show stray liked/video/carousel/saved icons when deleting your oldest posts from your profile.
  • FIXED: The timestamp on the conversations list was misaligned in some languages.
  • FIXED: An issue handling the color space of photos/videos during upload.
  • FIXED: A crashing issue handling wide-colour photos/videos on macOS versions older than macOS 10.12
  • FIXED: When replying to comments, the window will no longer scroll to the top.
  • FIXED: The large preview window would float on top of all windows from all applications. It will now float on top of all Flume windows only.
  • FIXED: An edge-case issue that could result in edits/adjustments not being saved before an upload begins.
  • FIXED: An edge-case crashing issue when trying to invoke a mouse scroll while the upload window was generating the first preview.
  • FIXED: Preview views would abruptly disappear when initiated from long-pressing on links in the caption of the upload window and typing quickly.
  • FIXED: Avoid a race condition where it was possible to momentarily action buttons on the upload window right before an upload would begin.
  • FIXED: The next/previous buttons in the detail view title bar would re-enable incorrectly if a profile/hashtag/location preview was displayed.
  • FIXED: Consistency of the behviour of video playback in the upload/edit/share windows.
  • FIXED: The sharing popover and location / user tagging buttons will now hide when video playback begins in the edit window.
  • FIXED: Video playback will stop in the edit/share window when the window loses front-focus.
  • FIXED: An issue with the default Flume draft file-extension.
  • FIXED: An issue where scrolling an item that is outside the permitted aspect-ratio limits would result in the cropped version of the file being deleted unnecessarily.
  • FIXED: When reposting posts from the currently active user, the repost banner and user tag are deactivated by default.
  • FIXED: The recent hashtags popover was searching for hashtags created by all accounts added to Flume instead of the currently active account.
  • FIXED: The full-screen window background colour did not adhere to the current design mode.
  • FIXED: Some header views were misaligned when entering/exiting full-screen mode.
  • FIXED: Some default positioning behaviour when using the large preview feature in full-screen mode.
  • FIXED: EXIF pre-filling of the shutter speed did not correctly handle values greater than 1s.
  • FIXED: Archive menu items will now display "Archive Post/Video/Carousel Post" instead of "Archive Post".
  • FIXED: The close button on the comment reply bar did not dismiss the bar and cancel the comment reply.
  • FIXED: Added exact counts to the tooltips on the posts/following/followers buttons on profile headers.
  • FIXED: When logging in with a second account right after logging in with the first account, the Accounts menu did not correctly update the localization for the "Logout All Accounts" menu item.
  • FIXED: An edge-case crash related to using the undo feature in the message recipients text area.
  • FIXED: The tagged post options popover will use consistent appearance (left of window).
  • FIXED: The location/user tagging/video trim/cropping sheets would not close correctly if the main window had to reset (eg. when emptying the local caches).
  • FIXED: A crash when using the right-arrow key when selecting items in lists of users.
  • FIXED: Emptying the caches will not be possible if an upload/edit/share window is currently open.
  • FIXED: Updating tagged users on photos would not update correctly unless all users had their tag positions altered (due to remote changes by Instagram).
  • FIXED: The Menu Preferences labels would not update localized values after changing language.
  • FIXED: The "Post" button would not correctly enable/disable if reposting a post which had a caption that would exceed the 2200 character limit.
  • FIXED: Loading a document will not proceed if it is not possible to switch to the account that the draft file was initially created under.
  • FIXED: An edge-case issue with the resize-to-fit behaviour not being applied to all subsequent items by default in a carousel post.
  • FIXED: An issue with security checkpoints when presented with the choice of method for receiving the login security code.
  • FIXED: Updated "entfernen" to "löschen" in various German translations.
  • FIXED: When deleting conversations from another device, Flume would not correctly remove the conversation on next refresh.
  • FIXED: When deleting posts from another device, Flume would not correctly remove the posts on the next refresh of the profile view.
  • FIXED: The automatic refresh timer didn't refresh the currently visible feed/view in addition to the home feed.
  • FIXED: The following/unfollowing status of users from the Activity view wasn't immediately reflected after changing the status.
  • FIXED: When pushing to the detail view of media that was removed already (either from another device, or by Instagram), always ensure the view is popped back and the author's post counts are correctly decremented.
  • FIXED: Items that were previously cached but no longer visible are removed from the local storage.
  • FIXED: Jumping around on caption text view when scrolled all the way to the bottom of the text view and pressing the Spacebar (a lot of head-scratching with this one).
  • FIXED: After a new post was uploaded, the feed view was force a scroll to the top incorrectly.
  • FIXED: A crash related to unsupported colour spaces on macOS 10.10 and 10.11 when trying to apply a filter.
  • FIXED: Jumping around on caption text view when scrolled all the way to the bottom of the text view and pressing the Spacebar.
  • FIXED: After a new post was uploaded, the feed view was forcing a scroll to the top incorrectly.
  • FIXED: New activity will be refreshed when the feed timer interval passes.
  • FIXED: The caption area was not editable after losing window focus on the share window.
  • FIXED: The Facebook share pop-up button would not disable correctly if you don’t admin any Pages, but you’ve got an Instagram business profile.
  • FIXED: Handle line-break issue if there's a space right before the newline which causes paragraph breaks to disappear when IG strips them out.
  • FIXED: The Command+Delete keyboard shortcut can now be used to delete comments/messages/posts/conversations/saved collections and activity notifications.
  • FIXED: The detail view will immediately update the liked/saved status.
  • FIXED: The large preview window did not close when waking the Mac from sleep and the main window reloads.
  • FIXED: An issue with the initial selection in conversations when using the arrow keys.
  • FIXED: An issue when logging in with additional account that could cause duplicate code to execute, resulting in empty feeds and all kinds of other strange issues.
  • FIXED: Removing user tags from a post did not delete the user tag locally, thus appearing as if the deletion did not succeed.
  • FIXED: Spaces are stripped when pasting into the "Go to User…" text field.
  • FIXED: Hashtag / mention detection in captions has been improved to avoid detecting "##" as a used caption.
  • FIXED: Avoid making searches for invalid hashtags in the caption text areas.
  • FIXED: A flickering of dimmed grid-view items when navigating with the keyboard quickly.
  • FIXED: Handled an edge-case where an Instagram business profile might have an "unclaimed Facebook Page", which results in a Facebook permissions error appearing.
  • FIXED: Handling of redirects on the security code pop-up is improved, to avoid cases of infinite login loops.
  • FIXED: Added additional logging for pop-up web-browsers to help debug future issues.
  • FIXED: Much more robust recovery attempts when dealing with race-conditions that resulted in ignored duplicate database entries.
  • FIXED: Selections would not be deselected when scrolling with a scroll-wheel mouse.
  • FIXED: Lots of under-the-hood improvements to keyboard navigation and selection and consistency.
  • FIXED: Keyboard-based selections will no longer deselect when hitting the end of lists.
  • FIXED: Keyboard-based selections will no longer be lost, or flicker on/off when older content is refreshed.
  • FIXED: A long-standing issue with scroll-jumping when loading older messages in conversations.
  • FIXED: A long-standing issue with scroll-jumping when scrolling after having selected the first or last item in column-view mode.
  • FIXED: A long-standing issue with media details not appearing when using the keyboard to quickly navigate back and forth between the same posts in column-view mode.
  • FIXED: An issue using the J/K navigation keys in the saved collections list.
  • FIXED: An inability to trigger loading older messages in a conversation when using keyboard navigation.
  • FIXED: When using the "Next / Prev Post" feature in the detail view, the previously selected comment, or previously composed comment would not deselect/disappear.
  • FIXED: A workaround for an issue with duplicate browser redirections in the login security checkpoint window.
  • FIXED: Using Cmd+Up/Down arrow will no longer select the first/last item, but scroll only to top/bottom.
  • FIXED: The TAB key will correctly switch focus from the search text field to the tabs/list on the search view.
  • FIXED: Some misc. flickering issues when first displaying some lists.
  • FIXED: Updated the edit Saved Collection touch bar asset.
  • FIXED: The large preview window will no longer close prematurely when using keyboard arrow navigation, and more content is being loaded/reloaded.
  • FIXED: Keyboard selections (when there was no prior selection) would not always select the correct top/bottom visible item.
  • FIXED: The Tumblr login window would not display correctly on macOS 10.13.
  • FIXED: When waking from sleep, any attached sheets / additional windows didn't close on reappearance.
  • FIXED: The muted conversation icon didn't appear in the correct position on initial appearance.
  • FIXED: Selecting messages in conversations will now use the default highlight colour in both light/dark design mode.
  • FIXED: After viewing comments in a comment thread, they would appear in addition to the preview comments on the main detail view when popping back.
  • FIXED: A visible scroll jump if the title bar was always visible and you pushed to the detail view.
  • FIXED: Carousel posts won't reset their current page when reloading in column-view.
  • FIXED: The position of the video duration and carousel page labels was incorrect in column-view mode when post details were set to All or Compact.
  • FIXED: Various improvements to handling of comment replies in the detail view.
  • FIXED: When using the keyboard arrows to load older messages, the last selection is kept as the list of messages reloads.
  • FIXED: When replying to a comment, the newly inserted comment would be pre-selected for replying.
  • FIXED: The comment/activity actions panel could get stuck and not appear in some edge-cases.
  • FIXED: When replying to a comment in the detail view, and older comments are loaded, avoid scrolling back to the selected comment, but maintain the selection highlight.
  • FIXED: Detect edge-case failures with background data processing, and assume the entire request has failed if so.
  • FIXED: When deleting a child comment, it didn't disappear immediately, only after the network request succeeded.
  • FIXED: When replying to a new comment, update the "Replying to X" label correctly.
  • FIXED: When processing data fails, an appropriate error message will be displayed when necessary.
  • FIXED: An issue with the "… more" button not appearing in captions based on subpixel rendering calculations.
  • FIXED: The next/previous/list buttons in the profile suggestions area didn't correct enable/disable when the profile header collapsed/expanded.
  • FIXED: Truncated captions in column-view will also resize as you resize the window.
  • FIXED: Added some missing accessibility/VoiceOver labels to some buttons on the upload window.
  • FIXED: Using the right-arrow key to select different filters would move between the last filter and the filter intensity slider.
  • FIXED: The large preview window wouldn’t close when you selected a message with the arrow keys that wasn’t some kind of photo/video message.
  • FIXED: The resend button wasn’t aligned correctly when a message failed to send.
  • FIXED: When clicking the cancel button after selecting a video to upload, the next time you choose a photo/video and close the window, the wrong discard alert text would display.
  • FIXED: The detail view actions button menu didn't have any keyboard shortcuts displayed.
  • FIXED: Some invalid delete keyboard shortcuts in contextual menus.
  • FIXED: After cropping a photo, clicking the resize to original button would sometimes not cause the overlay to disappear, depending on speed of your Mac and file-size of the image.
  • FIXED: When cropping a video, the cropped image preview would be deleted accidentally, resulting in the wrong preview being displayed.
  • FIXED: Multiple edge-case issues with upload window sizes when cropping and resizing into different formats consecutively.
  • FIXED: When switching to a carousel post, a photo that exceeded the aspect ratio limits didn't force a crop to be made before continuing.
  • FIXED: A rounding-error in the photo/video cropping window which resulted in the CROP button having inconsistent state between itself and the red overlay.
  • FIXED: Improved the behaviour of listening for database changes when items are being deleted which would cause some errors to appear in the log.
  • FIXED: Restored the extra 250ms duration buffer on video uploads.
  • FIXED: Removed the flickering that would occur when switching between items in the large preview window, that would require the window to change in size.
  • FIXED: Added a lot more keyboard shortcuts for various menu items, and made sure contextual menus and the macOS menu bar menu have consistent positions of items and shortcuts.
  • FIXED: When another user "unsent" the only visible message in a conversation you were currently looking at, the conversation message list would disappear and show random messages instead of the "No Messages" placeholder.
  • FIXED: Ensure we no longer care about listening for object changes in the database when we're deleting that object.
  • FIXED: If push notifications are disabled, receiving a new message for a new conversation would not immediately display any desktop notification or refresh the list of conversations.
  • FIXED: You can use the ENTER/RETURN key to move between licence verification and activation steps.
  • FIXED: When opening drafts in the upload window, the preview image didn't animate it's size/position correctly until the entire draft had finished loading.
  • FIXED: Replying to new comments and new messages via the desktop notification didn't work correctly. In addition, if there's a error sending the comment/message, a visible error alert will now display.
  • FIXED: If the sending of the first message in a new conversation failed, the activity indicator overlay would not disappear.
  • FIXED: If the sending of the first, and subsequent messages in a new conversation failed, it was not possible to resend the other messages after the first resends successfully.
  • FIXED: If a message in a conversation was selected, and an alert was displayed and then dismissed (eg. delete the conversation), the "Message" menu bar item would not reappear in the menu bar.
  • FIXED: If you searched for a user at the top of the conversations list, then proceeded to create a new 1-1 conversation with them, when you popped back to the search and the previous search lists were still displayed, clicking on the same user would not take you to the newly created conversation.
  • FIXED: After creating a new conversation via the search at the top of the conversations list, clearing the search text did not display the newly created conversation.
  • FIXED: Resending a failed video message didn't work correctly.
  • FIXED: The conversation name (username) of a new conversation did not always appear correctly in the header area.
  • FIXED: Rearranged the block/report menu items on the profile actions button menu.
  • FIXED: Added keyboard shortcuts to the conversation actions button menu.
  • FIXED: Show errors and the retry button on video message upload failures.
  • FIXED: The posts/followers/following numbers were displayed in the tooltip of private profiles that you don't follow.
  • FIXED: An edge-case deadlocking issue which could be triggered if the debug log window was open and it was attempting to display and log lots of data right when the RESET button was pressed.
  • FIXED: Allow toggling of hide/unhide of posts from a user's profile actions menu.
  • FIXED: Right-clicking on items with contextual menus will no longer deselect the selection after the menu disappears.
  • FIXED: Added more logging in "Verbose" mode to aide in future development issues.
  • FIXED: Alignment issues of the "liked by" label when resizing the window.
  • FIXED: Misc. edge-case crash fixes.
  • FIXED: Updated some various localizations.

2.8.6

  • NEW: Completely redesigned automatic caption pre-filling that uses a template syntax offering the ability to allows you to include IPTC and EXIF information, or simply a list of common hashtags.
  • NEW: Completely redesigned cropping behaviour, with the ability to quickly switch between common photo/video frame aspect-ratios.
  • NEW: Switching between posts in a carousel post is now simpler and uses the position of the mouse cursor to determine the action (previous / details / next).
  • NEW: The upload, edit, and share windows can now be resized (vertically) to allow more space to write and edit your captions.
  • NEW: Reposting has been vastly improved, allowing you to add visual banners, toggling including the original caption, and whether you wish to tag the original author. Reposting is now permitted on all posts from profiles that are not private, however some form of attribution is mandatory (banner, mention in the caption, and/or user tag).
  • NEW: You can now toggle through posts in carousel posts in the Large Preview window, including when viewing from Grid-View Mode using the position of the mouse cursor.
  • NEW: Hover-Shortcuts can now have their shortcuts overridden.
  • NEW: Flume now supports upload and handling of wide-gamut (Display P3) images, including editing with filters.
  • NEW: You can now view tagged users in videos.
  • NEW: Added an option to download higher quality grid-view thumbnails.
  • NEW: Profile view counts in the profile header are now displayed (business profiles only).
  • NEW: Added a banner when sharing posts in a conversation from a private profile to indicate only followers of the private profile will be able to see the post.
  • NEW: Separated follower/following/follow requests lists.
  • NEW: Split activity into new/today/yesterday/this week/this month/earlier sections.
  • NEW: New search history and account privacy views.
  • NEW: Added "liked by" avatars in column feed view.
  • NEW: Language changes no longer require an application restart.
  • NEW: Added option to pre-set location from EXIF data.
  • NEW: Split out post likes from the detail view.
  • NEW: Added new likes and views list for videos.
  • IMPROVED: Switching between tabs on the Flume menu will no longer force a reload, allowing you to switch between views without losing your previous position.
  • IMPROVED: Massively improved Large Preview performance when opening, closing, and moving between posts via the keyboard.
  • IMPROVED: Window resizing / redrawing performance has been massively improved.
  • IMPROVED: The text-entry area in conversations now increases as you type to make more room for your message.
  • IMPROVED: Carousel posts will now be created faster by removing the need to choose the cropping region for subsequent items that match the initial item.
  • IMPROVED: Videos that contain no audio will make it clearer that it cannot be muted/unmuted.
  • IMPROVED: Edits made in the upload window (filters and adjustments) will be immediately displayed in the thumbnails of the carousel items.
  • IMPROVED: Faster loading of draft files, especially those where the items had edits applied.
  • IMPROVED: On relaunch, Flume will resume from last selected view.
  • IMPROVED: Faster creation of backup file on uploads.
  • IMPROVED: Faster saving / editing on uploads.
  • IMPROVED: Larger baseline font size, increasing readability everywhere.
  • IMPROVED: Updated to the latest pending message request headers.
  • IMPROVED: Redesigned conversation info view to match latest mobile layout.
  • IMPROVED: Updated profile settings area to match latest mobile app options.
  • IMPROVED: Larger welcome window (so that more release notes can be read).
  • IMPROVED: Added blurred version of thumbnails in details view while higher resolutions are downloaded.
  • IMPROVED: Added long-press support to caption text view links (for previews)
  • IMPROVED: Replying to comment notifications uses the quick-reply popover instead of jumping to the details view.
  • IMPROVED: Sponsored post indicator icon in grid-view.
  • IMPROVED: Vastly improved scroll position behaviour in column view mode when using the keyboard (to ensure the post is visible).
  • IMPROVED: Long captions are now truncated by default and can be expanded.
  • FIXED: Added an explicit check to confirm acceptance of the Flume Term's of Use.
  • FIXED: Improved the image cropping resizing performance on Macs with a Touch Bar.
  • FIXED: An issue where the previous post selection would jump to an incorrect position when using the keyboard to move back/forward.
  • FIXED: Video controls are now hidden on the Large Preview window.
  • FIXED: A rounding issue that could cause 1px solid colours to appear in an upload when manually cropping.
  • FIXED: Multiple improvements to update the macOS Menu Bar correctly when using contextual-menus.
  • FIXED: An issue that could cause strange scrolling behaviour for views that did not have a pull-down-to-refresh control.
  • FIXED: The preloading indicator has been redesigned for consistency.
  • FIXED: When using the keyboard to scroll items in Column-View Mode, the table will no longer force a scroll to the middle, and only ensure the item is visible.
  • FIXED: Added more support links to the About window.
  • FIXED: When using the Go to User… search window, the search text field would not be re-enabled in case of a network failure that occurred during the search.
  • FIXED: An issue where a security checkpoint window would not appear on the login window, if it was the very first account you were trying to add.
  • FIXED: An issue where the unread conversations/messages indicator would not disappear.
  • FIXED: Improved reliability of ignoring duplicate database objects due to simultaneous network requests and conditions.
  • FIXED: A crash when the real-time messaging service failed to send a message on macOS Yosemite 10.10.
  • FIXED: Critical errors related to writing files to the file-system will now add entries to the Flume log, and visibly display to the user.
  • FIXED: Any potential database object error is now written to the Flume log file for help diagnosing rare and difficult to produce issues.
  • FIXED: A potential crash when logging out / logging in on macOS Yosemite if the Flume Preference window was visible.
  • FIXED: Hashtags that are added to captions via IPTC keywords pre-fill will now correctly remove spacing for multi-word keywords.
  • FIXED: The current keyboard text-focus would be lost when the main window was moved.
  • FIXED: When writing a message to a user from their profile, a "Search…" placeholder would appear unnecessarily.
  • FIXED: When writing a message to a user not previously messaged, the "done" button would appear in the title bar area unnecessarily.
  • FIXED: A crash that could occur when trying to update the tags on a post.
  • FIXED: A regression where it was not possible to type the + character when logging in via email address.
  • FIXED: A workaround for a crash on macOS Yosemite related to loading new windows.
  • FIXED: A crash when trying to send an invalid / corrupt image in a conversation.
  • FIXED: Before rendering a video for upload, confirm that the desired options are valid to ensure non-corrupt video/audio tracks.
  • FIXED: Every label / text area has been refactored to use less memory, reduce the chance of crashes on older macOS versions, handle font-size changes and alignment better, and provide faster resize performance.
  • FIXED: Pressing the ESC key when typing a message in a conversation would pop the view back before it tried to deactivate the keyboard focus first.
  • FIXED: After selecting the last visible item in Grid-View Mode with the keyboard, the next attempt to select the last (bottom) item would instead select the top visible item.
  • FIXED: A workaround for a macOS bug where multiple files dragged to a Dock icon will not be batched into a single group, causing the option to create a carousel post to disappear.
  • FIXED: When a failure to link to Twitter or Odnoklassniki occurred via the upload sharing options popover, the failure would not be correctly detected and the activity indicator would remain indefinitely.
  • FIXED: The in-app web-browser window would not correctly clip long titles of websites.
  • FIXED: The in-app help documentation viewer is now slimmer by default, to allow side-by-side reading and operation.
  • FIXED: The list of Facebook Pages/locations to share to could appear incorrectly if a network failure occurred when asking Facebook for the current list of managed Facebook Pages.
  • FIXED: Multiple memory and speed improvements via increased caching of common configuration settings (font size, design mode, etc).
  • FIXED: An animation issue when switching between items in a carousel post.
  • FIXED: Force the upload window to close in the rare case that an Instagram API issue returns a video upload failure despite the upload succeeding.
  • FIXED: The follow request button in the Touch Bar will correctly update if the profile is private and a request is pending.
  • FIXED: Video exporting / rendering errors will now display a more descriptive error.
  • FIXED: A rare crash that could occur when trying to view a profile preview popover.
  • FIXED: Added a gap between posts in Column-View mode when Post Details is set to None or Hover, so that it is easier to determine edges when multiple subsequent posts contain the same edge/border colours.
  • FIXED: An alignment issue with the verified badge when the verified profile contains an emoji in the name.
  • FIXED: Reply avatars in threaded comments are smaller to improve readability.
  • FIXED: Profile placeholders have been updated to the latest Instagram versions.
  • FIXED: The upload editing Touch Bar buttons are bolder and easier to see.
  • FIXED: If macOS is currently in Do-Not-Disturb mode, Flume will not play audio alerts.
  • FIXED: When switching between posts in a carousel post, the video play/pause button would appear/disappear momentarily at the wrong time.
  • FIXED: Transitions and switching between views in the Flume menu is now faster.
  • FIXED: Some buttons incorrectly assigned the same key equivalent to Command + Enter on the upload / login windows.
  • FIXED: An issue when trying to repost videos that are in fact longer than 60.0 seconds by a few hundred milliseconds.
  • FIXED: Touch Bar scrubbers will correctly scroll to the newly selected values when using the mouse/keyboard to make selections.
  • FIXED: Further improved handling of session time outs, by ensuring that Flume can handle the case where a log-out request fails.
  • FIXED: When upload, edit, or share windows are open, switching accounts or adding a new account is now prohibited.
  • FIXED: When viewing the un-viewed posts that you have been tagged in, the badge may not have disappeared immediately.
  • FIXED: An edge-case where multiple requests to pre-fetch carousel post items could fail to display on first load.
  • FIXED: The avatar of the logged in user might not have updated in the macOS Menu Bar in certain cases.
  • FIXED: If audio alerts are disabled in System Preferences > Notifications > Flume, this will override whatever notification preferences are set for audio alerts.
  • FIXED: Flume Beta will no longer expire if it's not older than the last publicly available release.
  • FIXED: Wider timestamp label on conversations.
  • FIXED: Update account list in Preferences when avatar/name changes.
  • FIXED: Update account names/avatars on upload window when changes detected.
  • FIXED: When changing usernames, the "accounts" menu, accounts preference pane, accounts menus did not update immediately.
  • FIXED: Some usernames with dots were detected incorrectly as URLs (though they are valid URLs/domains).
  • FIXED: The profile header will refresh after popping back from the edit profile view.
  • FIXED: An issue with profile headers not updating correctly when adding/removing content eg. biography/website.
  • FIXED: Some missing button clicks.
  • FIXED: Play video on hover if post details mode was no compact or all.
  • FIXED: An issue where long-press actions might be accidentally triggered.
  • FIXED: A long-standing issue with recommended media in similar account suggestion feeds causing missing thumbnails on the subsequent profiles.
  • FIXED: Use "none" not "off" for the Feed > Hide preference.
  • FIXED: Ability to disable all menu items.
  • FIXED: Faster larger preview window appearance on the details view.
  • FIXED: The back button was not working from the similar accounts view.
  • FIXED: Immediately hide posts when archiving them.
  • FIXED: Live resizing positioning of carousel/video indicators on explore / suggested user rows.
  • FIXED: Disabled quick-comment and hover-commenting on media that has commenting disabled.
  • FIXED: Added slightly darker backgrounds to blurred areas to improve readability everywhere.
  • FIXED: An issue where "See translation" links might appear incorrectly after you change languages.
  • FIXED: Don't show usernames of unpublished accounts (sponsored posts).
  • FIXED: After making edits to posts, the feed/profile is immediately refreshed to ensure new captions/locations are displayed.
  • FIXED: Faster account switching.
  • FIXED: Show loading indicators for comments list immediately on appearance.
  • FIXED: Various issues related to changes in comment threads.
  • FIXED: Videos did not stop on the upload window when an upload or other action in progress.
  • FIXED: Don't check video length or size on a repost.
  • FIXED: Added an option to open and clear the recently opened documents.
  • FIXED: Don't show desktop notifications when looking at the pending message requests.
  • FIXED: Pull-down-to-refresh triggering on previous views.
  • FIXED: Incorrect accessibility tooltip on search fields.
  • FIXED: Missing image previews/blurred images in message requests.
  • FIXED: Activity indicator not disappearing on a profile preview if there's 0 posts from the user (non-private).
  • FIXED: Muted icon and section header images not refreshing to the changed design mode when popping back.
  • FIXED: Increase max conversation group size to 32.
  • FIXED: Private profile previews not showing any thumbnails if we hadn't yet cached any media for the private user.
  • FIXED: Updated formatted count styles to the latest mobile app logic.
  • FIXED: upload window preview not using a cropped image if present.
  • FIXED: Improved visibility of activity indicator on preview profile/hashtag/location views.
  • FIXED: "Show author" preference causing a loop when trying to view the details of a post from a profile.
  • FIXED: ESC key not popping back on tagged posts options.
  • FIXED: Allow arbitrary video/photo aspect-ratios in conversation messages.
  • FIXED: Batch carousel "resize to fit" creating invalid images.
  • FIXED: Batch carousel not resizing/compressing output files.
  • FIXED: Flicker of content when popping back views.
  • FIXED: Restrict height of preview images in messages.
  • FIXED: Closing the large preview window on messages didn't use the correct thumbnail.
  • FIXED: Next/previous buttons not showing the correct enabled/disabled stated when pushing from the saved collection or archived posts lists.
  • FIXED: Saved collections posts not appearing.
  • FIXED: Hover-shortcuts not checking current media liked value.
  • FIXED: Added more errors for fatal issues on the upload window.
  • FIXED: Animate alpha changes on buttons.
  • FIXED: Avoid animating the wrong image in when switching items quickly in detail view.
  • FIXED: Missing avatars in accounts menu after emptying caches.
  • FIXED: Allows hover-shortcuts to work if the current table selection is the view the mouse is over.
  • FIXED: Dock contextual menu will match Flume's menu ordering/enabled sections.
  • FIXED: Speed up background processing of long user lists (eg. followers/following/post likes).
  • FIXED: Added touch bar support on various user lists.
  • FIXED: Defaulted design mode to dark rather than System Appearance.
  • FIXED: Assume videos have audio if not present in API data.
  • FIXED: Handle comment area visible on push, which was causing jumping in details view.
  • FIXED: Profile header labels disappearing when changing font size and header is collapsed.
  • FIXED: Immediately show save/like status on column view buttons, and immediately update frame height (if first like on a post).
  • FIXED: Fade changes to save/like buttons.
  • FIXED: Disable login sheet being detachable in Accounts preferences.
  • FIXED: Adjust the pending request counts when ignore or accepting a follow request.
  • FIXED: Handle resizing of detail header when first like is added/removed.
  • FIXED: Multiple rare crash fixes.

2.8.5.3

  • IMPROVED: Application launch will be delayed in order to ensure any crashes that occur on launch have their reports submitted.
  • IMPROVED: Added additional URL schemes to jump to the likes, conversations, explore and profile views. See https://help.flumeapp.com/misc/urlscheme for more.
  • FIXED: A concurrency issue that could cause duplicate posts to appear.
  • FIXED: An issue where tagged photos would not appear on profiles.
  • FIXED: An issue when trying to verify/activate/deactivate a Flume Pro licence and you had not logged into any Instagram account/s.
  • FIXED: A crash in the conversations area when trying to create a message header with an invalid date.
  • FIXED: A launch crash issue when the database is routinely pruned.
  • FIXED: When a database save fails, the database could have ended up in an inconsistent state leading to "session timed out" errors that weren't actually session time outs.
  • FIXED: Accounts that need to perform a newer security checkpoint workflow did not show the pop-up browser due to a bug on Instagram's API.
  • FIXED: A crash when clicking on the first item in the "Top", "Suggested" or "Recent" search results.
  • FIXED: An issue calculating the height of some labels when they contained emoji characters.
  • FIXED: It was possible to use the "Select Next/Prev Tab" menu item to switch to views in the main menu that you had hidden in Menu Preferences.
  • FIXED: A crash when dragging files to upload that reported invalid filenames.
  • FIXED: When typing hashtags in caption text areas, the currently typed hashtag would be omitted from the popover search results.
  • FIXED: The text entry areas no longer have contextual menu options to change the font or change the layout direction.
  • FIXED: The follower/following list search text field was hidden.
  • FIXED: A crash when trying to upload or share a video that was too small in dimensions.
  • FIXED: Added a warning about launching Flume outside of the /Applications folder.
  • FIXED: A potential crash when the preferences window resizes.
  • FIXED: A crash when trying to update a selection when there are no search results in popovers (locations, users, tags).
  • FIXED: The "Follows you" label will be displayed when viewing the followers of other users that are not you.
  • FIXED: The "Spread the word" button did not appear with the correct background colour directly after Flume Pro activation.
  • FIXED: A crash when receiving a push notification about a new comment received on one of your posts while you were viewing a conversation.
  • FIXED: The Command+F global search shortcut will not show the search view if it's been disabled from the main menu.
  • FIXED: When logging out all accounts, the database is reset to avoid issues where future saving continues to fail.
  • FIXED: Multiple various miscellaneous crash fixes.

2.8.5.2

  • NEW: Added an option to autoplay videos on hover (in column view).
  • NEW: Support for adhering to system appearance on 10.14 Mojave. When using the "System Appearance" design mode, all controls will adjust to use the selected "accent colour".
  • NEW: Likes will no longer default to be enabled in the main Flume menu, and can be found in the Profile area settings.
  • IMPROVED: Huge improvements to scrolling stutter and performance during reloading.
  • IMPROVED: Faster launching by performing database cleanup duty on app termination.
  • IMPROVED: Animations of buttons and the Flume logo in the titlebar are smoother.
  • IMPROVED: Reposts now set the location if there was one.
  • IMPROVED: When reposting your own posts, the "#repost" prefix text is no longer added to the caption.
  • IMPROVED: Text substitution / smart-dash / spell checking preferences have all been simplified and are saved automatically.
  • IMPROVED: Multiple improvements to VoiceOver on checkbox buttons.
  • IMPROVED: Shared images fade-in in conversations.
  • IMPROVED: Emptying the caches will now wipe all caches, including cached media from conversations, avatars, etc.
  • IMPROVED: Faster performance displaying the cache size in preferences.
  • IMPROVED: Since Instagram sends incredibly low thumbnail images for videos, we’ll now create them manually using the higher resolution still image. This results in better quality video thumbnails in grid-view.
  • IMPROVED: The Touch bar buttons will now highlight to indicate any adjustments you've made on uploads.
  • IMPROVED: The Touch bar now uses system-designed red/green/blue colours, and the upload button will also respect the accent colour on macOS 10.14 Mojave.
  • IMPROVED: Unread "dots" will now use the accent control colour on macOS 10.14 Mojave.
  • IMPROVED: When using the "resize to fit" function or scale adjustment on uploads, the previous background color is saved and automatically set.
  • IMPROVED: Updated the suggestions button image in the profile header to make it look less like the following button image.
  • FIXED: When changing the accent colour on macOS 10.14 Mojave, any adjustments/filters made on any currently open upload windows appeared as if they had been reset.
  • FIXED: A potential crash when adding user tags on the upload window.
  • FIXED: Disabled option+ENTER when searching to tag users on uploads from entering a newline.
  • FIXED: Improved some incorrect Italian translations.
  • FIXED: A crash if you tried to send a photo/video in a DM that was below 160x160px.
  • FIXED: Potential fix for merged conversation history when searching for a user to compose a new DM.
  • FIXED: When using filters on items in a carousel post upload, clicking on the thumbnails in the list could end up applying the wrong filter.