PostWatch Version History

Changes in v2.5

  • Added alert and link to procedure to enable System Events permissions when blocked. (macOS Monterey)
  • Fixed alert messages with missing localization text. (hopefully)
  • Improved identification of macOS version for non-english regions.

Changes in v2.3

  • Adobe Media Encoder alerts working again after Adobe updates.
  • Fixed PostWatch Screensaver cycling on/off when system Screen Saver is disabled.
  • Shrunk the size of the installer .dmg
  • Preparations for macOS Ventura.

Changes in v2.2

  • Button to cancel Startup Delay.
  • Fixed rare PostWatch Screensaver “idleTime” error.
  • Fixed PostWatch Screensaver showing on all displays.
  • Fixed false or missing complete notices in After Effects.
  • Updated paths to new website:

Changes in v2.1

  • Added compatibility with ff·Works 3.
  • Fixed Compressor error when cancelling a batch.

Changes in v2.0

  • Re-designed as a menu bar app including preferences.
  • Single application file deployment. No more helper files.
  • Digitally signed for Gatekeeper.
  • Multi-language support: English and Spanish. (more to come)
  • Integrated and intuitive setup and optimization.
  • Rebuilt Pushover verification.
  • Now uses Pushover Groups and User switching.
  • Option to use a single App Token.
  • New and improved built-in screensaver.
  • Compressor encode duration fixes.
  • Media Encoder error count fixes.
  • Many, many small stability improvements.

Changes in v1.70

  • Now supports macOS Monterey!
  • Beginning stages of multi-language support. (coming in 2022)
  • Improved System Optimization scripts for specific macOS’s.
  • Fixed issue affecting display sleep modes with Big Sur and higher.
  • Fixed issue with HandBrake not triggering Notification Center and PostWatch alerts.
  • Fixed an After Effects issue with desktop Notifications showing incorrect composition name.
  • Fixed several issues from changes in Resolve 17. (tested with v14 through v17.4.2)
  • More code improvements for less RAM and CPU usage.

Changes in v1.65

  • Now supports DaVinci Resolve. Tested on v14 and higher.
  • New script to make sure your system is set to work with PostWatch; Notification settings, Helper scripts and more.
  • New version check at launch will let you know when an update is available.
  • Small fixes and adjustments.

Changes in v1.65

  • New feature that saves PostWatch alerts when the internet connection is down. Sends them when the connection returns.
  • Fixes to communication with Pushover for a more stable exchange.

Changes in v1.63

  • Rebuilt time elapsed for Apple Compressor. Time elapsed is now reported to Pushover for: After Effects, Media Encoder, Compressor, Hedge, REDCINE-X Pro, CD-Transfer and Episode.

Changes in v1.62

  • Added support for Adobe Media Encoder.

Changes in v1.59

  • Added support for Adobe After Effects.
  • Added support for REDCINE-X Pro.
  • Fixed a few issues with versions of Compressor older than v4.5.3

Changes in v1.58

  • Updated Compressor compatibility to include new Notifications introduced in v4.5.3
  • Added sounds when startup/shutdown notice is activated.

Changes in v1.57

  • Fixed issue with macOS Big Sur with reading Notification Center – PW had trouble distinguishing between a banner alert and user opening Notification Center. Now works properly.

Changes in v1.56

  • Rebuilt for compatibility with macOS Big Sur.

Changes in v1.53

  • Compressor detection revamped and working more efficiently.
  • Tweaks and fixes.