v1.5.4 (August 31, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Added a feature to randomize samples in the Sample List view (cmd+R): a better way to inspire your musical ideas.

[Enhancements]

  • Shows a key shortcut in tooltip.
  • Added a key shortcut of [Loop Switch]: cmd+L.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.5.3 (August 20, 2018)

[Bug Fixes]

  • Fixed a critical bug that the Sample List view does not correctly display samples in a folder when sorted.

v1.5.2 (August 19, 2018)

[New Features]

  • Added a feature to sort samples in the Sample List view. Samplism now allows you to sort samples by various criteria such as name, elapsed time, file size, and so on.
  • Added a feature to automatically play the next sample after the current sample finished playing. With this feature, Samplism allows you to continuously preview all samples in the current library without user input.

[Enhancements]

  • Supports more complicated filter options when filtering by time.

[Bug Fixes]

  • Minor bug fixes.

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!