v1.5.1 (July 31, 2018)

[Enhancements]

  • Added an option to show/hide the “Tags” column in the Sample List view.
  • Added a menu [View] – [Show User Tags].

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical bug that an app crashes when playing specific audio files.
  • Fixed an issue that the Audio Player does not play the first transient of an audio file clearly.

v1.5.0 (July 12, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Introducing Simplism: the mini player of Samplism.
    • Simplism is designed to use with DAWs or other audio apps together on a single monitor screen.
    • Simplism takes up very little space on your screen and still provides the most key features of Samplism to navigate, search and preview your audio samples.

[Enhancements]

  • Added a tag shortcut [Show all samples in this library] (key shortcut: cmd+`).

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.4.1 (June 1, 2018)

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical issue that an app abnormally crashes during the start on macOS 10.11.

v1.4.0 (May 31, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Introducing the user-defined tagging feature.
    • Supported user tags: [User Tag] and [User Group Tag].
    • Supports to manually add user tags to audio samples.

[Enhancements]

  • Improved Tag Matching Engine
    • Improved accuracy of the automatic tag matching feature.
    • Updated Tag Definitions to v1.1.0.
    • Added the ability to enable/disable an automatic tag matching feature for each audio sample.
  • Improved Audio Playback Engine
    • The improved audio playback engine provides lower latency audio playback and also reduces tick noise.
  • Enhanced Copy & Paste commands (Cmd+C/V)
    • Samplism now provides the more convenient way to copy and paste audio samples, the waveform selection, and transient regions to macOS or DAWs.
    • Copying audio samples, the waveform selection, and transient regions copy the actual audio data to the clipboard (key shortcut: cmd+c).
    • The copied audio data can be easily pasted to macOS or DAWs using the paste command (key shortcut: cmd+v).
  • UI Improvements
    • Improved overall UI of the app more intuitively.
    • Displays the HUD view if necessary. You can also change whether the HUD is displayed in the Preferences.
    • The [Show Always on Top] setting is automatically saved and restored at launch.
    • Added the ability to volume up/down with the mouse scroll wheel in the Audio Player view.
  • Performance Improvements
    • Improved waveform loading performance.
    • Improved manual tag matching performance.
    • Improved memory usage.
  • Other Enhancements
    • Added the ability to show all tags in the Tag List view (via a [Show All Tags] menu).

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical issue that an app abnormally crashes when navigating audio samples in the Sample List view.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.3.1 (March 26, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Supports more file formats: the original REX format (*.rex).
  • Added a feature to reset all tags of the selected samples in the Sample List view via the menu [Reset All Tags].

[Enhancements]

  • Improved reliability of the manual tag matching feature.
  • When deleting memos of the multiple samples in the Sample List view, the selection is preserved.
  • The Samplism database will be optimized when quitting the app, if necessary.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical issue that the Samplism database contains invalid tag information when manually changing tags of samples in a folder.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.3.0 (March 17, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Supports manual tag matching feature: Now you can manually change tags of samples via the menu or simply drag and drop.
    • Drag and drop samples into a tag in the Tag List view: add a tag to the selected samples.
    • [Cmd] + drag and drop samples into a tag in the Tag List view: remove a tag from the selected samples.
  • Supports more file formats: FLAC and SD2 (Sound Designer II).
  • Supports the Ableton Live 10 Factory Contents in the Import Third-Party Libraries window.
  • Supports to always show on top of other windows: [View] – [Always Show on Top].
  • Supports to drag and drop the converted samples into macOS: [option] + Drag and drop to copy the converted audio files (as WAV) to macOS.
  • Supports to drag and drop an artwork image into macOS: You can easily drag and drop an artwork image in the [Audio File Metadata View] into macOS.

[Enhancements]

  • All samples are sorted in the order of the samples in the library that was most recently added.
  • Updated Tag Definitions to v1.0.1.
  • Updated Company Tag Definitions to v1.0.3.
  • The About window shows more detailed version information: DB scheme, Tag Definitions, Company Tag Definitions.
  • Applied the more improved algorithm to check the integrity of the Samplism DB.
  • UI Improvements
    • Improved UI during a dragging operation.
    • Improved UI in the [Locate Sample in] menu.
  • Improved reliability and performance.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed an issue that the [Locate Sample in Original Library] feature does not work properly.
  • Fixed an issue that collecting/exporting the folder samples does not work properly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.2.2 (January 15, 2018)

[Enhancements]

  • The Samplism app’s window position and layout are automatically saved and restored at launch: you can also disable this feature in the Preferences.
  • The master volume setting in the Waveform view is automatically saved and restored at launch.
  • Added keyboard shortcuts: [Set Favorite] and [Clear Favorite].
  • Added a [Change Company Label to …] menu in the Library List view.
  • Added [Move to Folder Group] and [Move to Folder Group to …] menus in the Folder List view.
  • Updated company label tag definition.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed an issue that the Waveform view is not visible at a screen resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels.
  • Fixed minor bugs.

v1.2.1 (January 3, 2018)

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical bug that the app does not normally launch on macOS High Sierra.

v1.2.0 (January 2, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Added new feature [Rescan Library]. You can fully rescan a library, or update only tag or audio information (key shortcut: Ctrl+R).

[Enhancements]

  • Samplism database has been completely redesigned for improved scalability and better performance.
  • Improved performance and reliability.
  • In the [Import Third-Party Libraries] window, libraries will be sorted by name alphabetically.
  • Added a “Do not show this again” button in the [Import Third-Party Libraries] window.
  • Added [Locate Sample in…] and [Locate Sample in Original Library] menus in the Sample List view.
  • When processing audio files in the background (i.e., syncing audio information), Samplism will keep the playback status as possible.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.1.0 (October 19, 2017)

[New Features]

  • Added [Expand All] and [Collapse All] menus in the Library List view, the Tag List view and the Audio Unit List view.
  • The Library List view preserves the expanded and collapsed states of a library if possible.
  • The Tag List view preserves the expanded and collapsed states of a tag if possible.
  • The Audio Unit List view preserves the expanded and collapsed states of an audio unit if possible.
  • Supports a symbolic link to a directory: You can now create a library using a directory symbolic link.

[Enhancements]

  • The active sample is always selected in the Sample List View if possible, even when changing a library or a tag. This feature can be also disabled in the preferences.
  • Improved compatibility with macOS High Sierra.
  • Improved reliability and performance.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.9 (September 4, 2017)

[New Features]

  • Added a feature to export a library, a folder and a tag as audio files.
  • Added a feature to collect a library, a folder and a tag as audio files.
  • Added a feature to export a REX file as Apple Loops format.

[Enhancements]

  • After deleting samples, the next sample of the deleted samples will be selected in the Sample List view.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.8 (August 15, 2017)

[New Features]

  • Added a feature to playback and export individual channels with a single click in the Waveform view.
  • Added a feature to swap left and right channels with a single click in the Waveform view.
  • Added a feature to show/hide columns in the Sample List view.
  • Added a feature to display ID3 metadata for mp3 and m4a files in the Sample Info view.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes

v1.0.7 (August 7, 2017)

[New Features]

  • Added a feature to support transient regions for Apple Loops in CAF format: You can now playback and export Apple Loops on a transient region basis.

[Enhancements]

  • Updated third-party library list: Alchemy Samples, EXS Factory Samples, and Battery 4 Factory Library.
  • Added a menu “Added To Last Folder” in the Sample List view.
  • Improved reliability.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical bug that the app is abnormally terminated when creating a new library on macOS 10.11, or below.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.6 (July 30, 2017)

[New Features]

  • Added a feature to change playback tempo for REX files.
  • Added a feature to export REX files with custom tempo option.
  • When creating a library, Samplism speculates its company label using user company labels as well as factory company labels.
  • Added a feature to go to [Library List], [Folder List], [Tag List] and [Sample List] using a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+1 ~ Ctrl+4).

[Enhancements]

  • Improved app launch times.
  • Improved responsiveness when navigating audio samples in the Sample List view.
  • Added a draggable button in the Waveform view to easily export the waveform selection to macOS.
  • In the Audio File list, it is possible to play forward and backward an audio sample using the right and left arrow key, respectively.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed an issue that memo is not editable for folder samples.
  • Fixed an issue that a favorite icon is not clickable for folder samples.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.5 (July 9, 2017)

[New Features]

  • When creating a new library, Samplism automatically adds multiple libraries from subdirectories if a newly added directory contains subdirectories that seem to be libraries.

[Enhancements]

  • Changed minimum system requirements to macOS 10.9, or later.
  • Updated company label definition.
  • Improved UI.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed an issue that a REX file with sample rate higher than 44.1kHz is not properly played.
  • Fixed an issue that audio waveforms for a REX file with sample rate higher than 44.1kHz is not properly displayed.
  • Fixed an issue that an audio file with sample rate higher than 44.1kHz is not properly exported as WAVE or AIFF format.
  • Fixed an issue that libraries are not correctly sorted after changing company label’s name in the Library List view.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.4 (June 29, 2017)

  • Added a feature to create user-defined company labels.
  • Added a feature to change a library’s company label using drag-and-drop in the Library List view.
  • Added a menu [Open Company URL] in the Library List view.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.3 (June 12, 2017)

  • Fixed a critical bug that the CPU performance option is always set to the lowest value in the preferences window ([Preferences] – [Performance]).
  • Fixed a critical bug that [Export] button is always disabled when exporting transient regions as audio files.

v1.0.2 (June 11, 2017)

  • Added a feature to easily reverse an audio sample in the audio player.
  • Added a feature to export audio samples as WAVE or AIFF format with various options such as sampling rate and bit depth.
  • Added a feature to play forward and backward an audio sample using the right and left arrow key, respectively.
  • Improved audio player engine will no longer create a temporary audio file when loading a REX file.
  • Updated company label definition.
  • Added a menu [Help] – [Contact Customer Support].
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0.1 (May 22, 2017)

  • Improved tag matching engine.
  • Fixed an issue that the number of samples is displayed as zero in the Tag List view.
  • Fixed an issue that some audio units could not be loaded.
  • Added an option [preserve directory structure] in the Export Window.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.0 (May 19, 2017)

  • Samplism has been released!