Monthly Archives: October 2014

Owl 0.7.1 on Mac App Store

The updated version of Owl is available on the Mac App Store.

Features coming in version 1.0

Even though Apple does not allow us to call Owl a Beta, the version of Owl released on the Mac App Store (and currently available for download here on the website) is not a feature-complete version of our 1.0 release. Version 1.0 will have two different versions, a Premium paid version (the price is still undetermined but expect it to be in the $4.99 – $9.99 range) and a Free version with ads and fewer features.

These are some of the features we are working to include in version 1.0:

Features in the Free and Full versions:

  • Spell Check – Users will get a visual indication of incorrectly spelled words (red line drawn under the word) and will be given a list of replacement options when right-mouse clicking on the word.
  • New Posts – Users will be able to view a list of threads with New Posts in a single list. The current view will still be accessible and will exist alongside a “New Posts” view.
  • Private Messages – Reading and Composing PMs will be supported in version 1.0.

Features in Full versions only:

  • Save Thread – This will allow users to save a threads to a local HTML, XML or text file with out having to do so manually.
  • Drafts – Partially composed messages can be saved in “Drafts” that can later be retrieved and completed. Drafts will save the message board and thread in which the user created the message.
  • Moderate Tools (Tapatalk only) – Moderation tools will be available on boards connected to Owl via Tapatalk. This will include: Approve/Reject Posts, Edit Posts, Delete Posts, Move Posts.

Owl 0.7.0 on Mac App Store

The updated version of Owl is available on the Mac App Store.

Guest Viewing and New User Registration

The current release of Owl requires that users have an existing user at the message boards they are adding to Owl. If you do not have a valid username with a message board then there is currently no way to add it.

Future releases of Owl will support Guest Viewing and New User Registration.