Version 2.0 (Released November 2, 2017)

Official release, adds Kitsu support and many more.

Hachidori Donation Keys are now separate and MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library keys will not work. Anyone who donated prior to April 30, 2017 can use their existing keys. In addition, Hachidori keys will not work in MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library.

“Open Stream and Update” feature is now removed, but streamlink detection still exists. To open streams with Streamlink, use iStreamLink

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in 2.1.

New Features

  • Hachidori now works with Kitsu.
  • Improved detection for Episode 0 specials
  • Donation reminder added when MAL Sync is enabled (since we have to host the Unofficial MAL API). This reminder can be removed with a donation key. The reminder will not show if this functionality is disabled.
  • IINA and VLCX player support
  • Ability to queue updates while offline
  • Netflix and Funimation stream detection now works in Google Chrome
  • Viewster stream detection officially works
  • Add option to show correction dialog when a title is not found
  • Kitsu’s new rating system is now fully implemented with simple rating support
  • NicePlayer detection and improved player detection.
  • Ability to now ignore mplayer based players on a player basis (MPlayer OSX Extended, SMPlayerX, MPlayerX, etc)
  • Support for mplayer2 detection
  • Hidive and VRV.co stream detection support
  • Add detection from Crunchyroll’s watch history for stream detection.
  • Plex Media Server/Plex Theater detection support

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Perform login on the client side using the official APIs to verify the user’s credentials. (MAL Sync)
  • Check user’s MAL credentials every 24 hours before performing MAL Sync
  • Improve title recognition for stream detection
  • Improved title recognition
  • Title cache now stores the detected season from a title.
  • Add a fallback if there is no poster image for a given title.
  • Fix VLC detection
  • MAL Sync now performs the sync asynchronously instead of freezing after scrobble.
  • Hachidori now resets it’s state when an account is removed (reset last scrobbled title and now playing)
  • Changed Regular Expressions Library to CocoaOniguruma
  • Fix bug where opening the preferences window causes the program to freeze if an AFP share is offline while checking if Hachidori in the startup items.
  • Fix title recognition with titles that contains colons that are corrected or had an auto exception rule applied
  • Fix crunchyroll detection so it won’t detect non-anime pages
  • Fix bug where a program crashes when Auto Exceptions is updated
  • Stream detection helper program will no longer crash when it can’t receive information about a tab and will continue to check other tabs and browsers.
  • Kodi JSON RPC detection is checked if the host running Kodi or Plex Home Theater is running.
  • Auto Exception improvements and the URL containing that data moved to a new location.
  • Fixed Anime Exceptions for Anime Movies
  • Change all references of Hummingbird to Kitsu
  • Hachidori test case now compatible with Kitsu. Updated test data.
  • Improved title recognition with Kitsu
  • Updated Anitomy framework
  • MyAnimeList Sync now works with Kitsu. Fixed keychain issue with MyAnimeList Sync

Version 2.0 Release Candidate 2 (Released October 9, 2017)

Almost there to a final release. This release improves title recognition, especially for stream detection in regards to seasons.

Hachidori Donation Keys are now separate and MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library keys will not work. Anyone who donated prior to April 30, 2017 can use their existing keys. In addition, Hachidori keys will not work in MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library.

“Open Stream and Update” feature is now removed, but streamlink detection still exists. To open streams with Streamlink, use iStreamLink

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Improve title recognition for stream detection
  • Title cache now stores the detected season from a title.
  • Add a fallback if there is no poster image for a given title.

Version 2.0 Release Candidate 1 (Released October 4, 2017)

Almost there to a final release. This release fixes more bugs including one that causes a crash if a series have no total episodes count. Adds IP support for Plex Media Server detection.

Hachidori Donation Keys are now separate and MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library keys will not work. Anyone who donated prior to April 30, 2017 can use their existing keys. In addition, Hachidori keys will not work in MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library.

“Open Stream and Update” feature is now removed, but streamlink detection still exists. To open streams with Streamlink, use iStreamLink

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

New Features

  • Add IP support for Plex Media Server Detection

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix crash where updating Auto Exceptions definitions crash due to invalid output from server
  • Fix crash where an user attempts to update a title with no total episodes count
  • Various code improvements

Version 2.0 Beta 14 (Released August 28, 2017)

Allows stream detection from the crunchyroll watch history.

Hachidori Donation Keys are now separate and MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library keys will not work. Anyone who donated prior to April 30, 2017 can use their existing keys. In addition, Hachidori keys will not work in MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

New Features

  • Add detection from Crunchyroll’s watch history for stream detection.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix bug where the detected episode equals to total episodes does not set the title as complete.

Version 2.0 Beta 13 (Released July 20, 2017)

Detection fixes for Streamlink and a new preference pane for Plex Media Server detection (no longer in Advanced Preferences).

Hachidori Donation Keys are now separate and MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library keys will not work. Anyone who donated prior to April 30, 2017 can use their existing keys. In addition, Hachidori keys will not work in MAL Updater OS X/MAL Library.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

New Features

  • Plex Media Server settings moved to a separate preferences pane.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix streamlink installer for python and streamlink installation
  • Improve streamlink detection when arguments are used in the command line
  • Donation Licenses changes.

Version 2.0 Beta 12 (Released July 9, 2017)

NOTICE: This update is required in order to use MAL Sync due to changes with MAL API.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Perform login on the client side using the official APIs to verify the user’s credentials.
  • Check user’s MAL credentials every 24 hours before performing MAL Sync
  • UI fixes for Plex Media Server preferences

Version 2.0 Beta 11 (Released July 8, 2017)

Adds Plex Media Server/Plex Media Player support and fixes some bug.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

New Features

  • Plex Media Server/Plex Theater detection support (experimental)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix crash when a user tries to login.
  • Fix correction of OVA and Specials with no episode number

Version 2.0 Beta 10 (Released June 25, 2017)

Adds stream detection support for VRV.co (Crunchyroll) and Hidive.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

New Features

  • Hidive and VRV.co stream detection support

    Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Various improvements

Version 2.0 Beta 9 (Released June 2, 2017)

Adds support for Kitsu’s new scoring system, improves detection and other fixes.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later. Mavericks support will be discontinued in late Fall 2017.

New Features

  • Kitsu’s new rating system is now fully implemented with simple rating support
  • NicePlayer detection and improved player detection.
  • Ability to now ignore mplayer based players on a player basis (MPlayer OSX Extended, SMPlayerX, MPlayerX, etc)
  • Support for mplayer2 detection

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Hachidori now resets it’s state when an account is removed (reset last scrobbled title and now playing)
  • Improved title recognition
  • MAL Sync now performs the sync asynchronously instead of freezing after scrobble.

Version 2.0 Beta 8 (Released April 30, 2017)

Minor bugfix build fixing any crashes discovered and improves recognition.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

New Features

  • Add option to show correction dialog when a title is not found

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix various crashes
  • Fix detection for Streamlinkdetect where escaped html characters are not unescaped.
  • Changed Regular Expressions Library to CocoaOniguruma
  • Fix bug where opening the preferences window causes the program to freeze if an AFP share is offline while checking if Hachidori in the startup items.
  • Fix title recognition with titles that contains colons that are corrected or had an auto exception rule applied
  • Fix crunchyroll detection so it won’t detect non-anime pages

Version 2.0 Beta 6 (Released April 4, 2017)

Minor bugfix build fixing any crashes discovered.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix Open Stream and Update Feature if a custom player is specified in the streamlink config
  • Fix bug where a program crashes when Auto Exceptions is updated
  • Stream detection helper program will no longer crash when it can’t receive information about a tab and will continue to check other tabs and browsers.

Version 2.0 Beta 5 (Released April 1, 2017)

Minor bugfix build fixing any crashes with exceptions and add detection of open streamlink streams that are not opened by Hachidori

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

New Features

  • Added automated installer for streamlink
  • Detection of streamlink streams that are currently open.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix crashing bug where auto exceptions and manual exceptions cause the program to crash
  • Fix the correction dialog if a user selects a title with no total episodes
  • Open stream dialog should select the best stream quality by default

Version 2.0 Beta 4 (Released March 25, 2017)

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

New Features

  • Add Streamlink support, allowing the user to open a stream and update their list at the same time
  • Netflix and Funimation stream detection now works in Google Chrome
  • Viewster stream detection officially works

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Updated frameworks
  • Fixed the View on Kitsu and Sharing options
  • Fixed a crash on macOS 10.9 Mavericks when Hachidori is built with Xcode 8 on Sierra

Version 2.0 Beta 3 (Released March 17th, 2017)

Additional fixes, VLCX and IINA player support and Offline Queue support.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

The framework that handles OAuth authentication has changed, thus you need to login again.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

New Features

  • IINA and VLCX player support
  • Ability to queue updates while offline

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Access Tokens will automatically refresh when they expire
  • Modal alert boxes will now show as sheet windows
  • Improved Plex Stream Detection
  • Code immprovements and updated frameworks
  • Kodi JSON RPC detection is checked if the host running Kodi or Plex Home Theater is running.

Version 2.0 Beta 2 (Released January 10th, 2017)

Made improvements to Auto Exceptions with improved detection for Episode 0 titles.

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

New Features

  • Improved detection for Episode 0 specials
  • Donation reminder added when MAL Sync is enabled (since we have to host the Unofficial MAL API). This reminder can be removed with a donation key. The reminder will not show if this functionality is disabled.

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Auto Exception improvements and the URL containing that data moved to a new location.

Version 2.0 Beta 1 (Released December 22nd, 2016)

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an beta build and it should work for the most part. In the Beta phase, I will be adding more features as the Kitsu API rolls out. Please report any bugs.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

The changelog reflects all the changes since the last stable build.

New Features

  • Hachidori now works with Kitsu.
  • Hachidori is now localizable.

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed Anime Exceptions for Anime Movies
  • Change all references of Hummingbird to Kitsu
  • Hachidori test case now compatible with Kitsu. Updated test data.
  • Improved title recognition with Kitsu
  • Updated Anitomy framework
  • MyAnimeList Sync now works with Kitsu. Fixed keychain issue with MyAnimeList Sync

Known Issues

  • Episode 0 titles do not detect properly.

Version 2.0 Alpha 3 (Released December 16th, 2016)

Now that Hummingbird is now Kitsu, I had to make changes to make Hachidori work with Kitsu. This is an alpha build for testing purposes and there may be bugs or features that do not work. Please report any bugs.

You need to upgrade to this build so you can cotinue to use Hachidori with Kitsu.

Hachidori 2.0 requires macOS 10.9 Mavericks or later

New Features

  • Hachidori works with Kitsu

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed Anime Exceptions for Anime Movies
  • Updated Anitomy
  • Improved Title Recognition

Known Issues

  • MAL Sync does not work since the Kitsu API does not bring back the MyAnimeList title ID. Further implementation may be needed to make this work again.
  • Search Cache must be cleared in Preferences before scrobbling. Hachidori now uses ids instead of slugs.
  • Recognition of Episode 0 titles do not work. I need to come up with another solution

Version 1.1.9.1 (Released November 2nd, 2016)

Bug fix build to fix stream detection

Note: Future versions of Hachidori will be distributed in signed disk images due to changes in macOS Sierra which will affect the Sparkle Updater.

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix Viz stream detection

Version 1.1.9 (Released August 27th, 2016)

Bug fix build

Note: Future versions of Hachidori will be distributed in disk images due to changes in macOS Sierra which will affect the Sparkle Updater.

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Add proper detection support for chaptered MKV files
  • Fixed Crunchyroll detection
  • Saving credentials to Keychain (logging in) now works on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion)
  • Move Application dialog will no longer show up in macOS Sierra due to changes with Gatekeeper.
  • Update Appcast URL to new location

Version 1.1.8 (Released June 30, 2016)

This release fixes some bugs and adds MyAnimeList Sync.

New Features

  • Add MyAnimeList Sync
  • MyAnimeList Stream Detection Support

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed the Delete on Correction for title correction. That option suddenly disappeared for some reason.
  • Use JSON for form data for the authentication API opposed to url encoded form data as it may cause problems with passwords containing specific special characters.
  • Add Google Chrome Canary and Chromium Stream Detection Support

Version 1.1.7.4 (Released April 16, 2016)

Minor release build that fixes one bug and add support for more players.

New Features

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix Reauthorize Button in the Login Preferences

Version 1.1.7.3 (Released April 2, 2016)

This is a minor release that adds stream detection support for Safari Technology Preview and updates the Anitomy and Sparkle frameworks.

New Features

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Update Anitomy and Sparkle to latest versions
  • Appcast now uses HTTPS
  • Status icon is now aligned properly

Version 1.1.7.2 (Released January 9, 2016)

This is a minor bug fix build that fixes an issue with stream detection potentially crashing Hachidori

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fix potential crash if detect stream happens to crash.

Version 1.1.7.1 (Released November 11, 2015)

This release provides a minor fix to users who are on El Capitan and can’t check for updates due to App Transport Security changes on the new OS. If you use Yosemite or earlier, you should probably install this update in case if you upgrade to El Capitan.

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Sparkle Updater (Software Updates) now work under El Capitan

Version 1.1.7 (Released October 23, 2015)

This release adds Funimation supportstream detection support (in all browsers except Chrome) and add security by moving the user authentication information to the login keychain (which is encrypted), which is associated with the account you use to log into OS X.

Note that this release is Developer ID signed.

New Features

  • User authentication information is now stored in the Keychain
  • Funimation stream detection support (in all browsers except Chrome)

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Hachidori is comparable with OS X El Capitan 10.11
  • Updated Anitomy library
  • Hachidori will now automatically generate a new token when the one stored in the Keychain is not valid with the user’s authentication information stored in the Keychain

Version 1.1.6 (Released August 29, 2015)

This release is finally Developer ID signed. Therefore, it’s no longer necessary to bypass Gatekeeper to run the application.

New Features

  • Viewster Support (Beta)
  • Applescripting Support
  • Application is now Developer ID signed

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Removed AnimeSols support since the company is defunct
  • Fixed potential crashing issues with Plex/Kodi support
  • Fixed bug where a show is still being marked as rewatch when it’s reverted.

Version 1.1.5 (Released May 24, 2015)

New Features

  • Rewatch tracking has been added and enabled by default.
  • Ability to ignore titles from certain sources

Enhancements and bugfixes

  • Updated Anitomy and use the Anime type element to filter anime types (movie, special, OVA, etc)
  • Use Anitomy to check for invalid anime types (PV, opening, ending, etc)
  • Adding a new Anime exception rule/importing will no longer cause the list of exception rules to disappear
  • Fix bug where the “Find Unrecognized Title” menu item won’t hide after a title is corrected
  • Improve detection of movies and specials without episode numbers

Version 1.1.4.1 (Released March 31, 2015)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Add option to recognize title from the file name with the Kodi/Plex Theater RPC API (required if you are using a Plex Agent)

Version 1.1.4 (Released March 30, 2015)

##New Features

  • Added Kodi/Plex Theater JSON RPC API Detection support as an Advanced Option
  • Show on Hummingbird Button replaces Perferences Toolbar Icon in the status window

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Updated Anitomy Library
  • Improved Crunchyroll detection for certain URLs
  • Colons are removed from titles when title recognition (finding the title ID) is performed
  • Detection for Episode 0 specials has been added

1.1.3 (March 5th, 2015)

New Features

  • Added Anime Sols and Wakanim Stream detection support

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Updated Anitomy Library
  • Improved Netflix Detection under Yosemite for Macs that support the HTML5 Player
  • Improved Title Recognition
  • Improved Auto Exceptions (it should accept all detected titles while ignoring case)

1.1.2 (February 14th, 2015)

New Features

  • You can now correct a title without adding an exception rule

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Ability to use auto exception rules that apply to all fansub and stream releases
  • Stream detection can now properly detect seasons
  • All the toolbar icons are now Retina ready
  • Improved Netflix Detection
  • Improved scoring of two matches when recognizing the title on Hummingbird
  • Fixed disable vibrancy option under Yosemite
  • Fixed a bug where update status toolbar icon does not enable when the title already exist on the list and is pending confirmation
  • Various source code and memory usage improvements

Bug Fixes and Improvements

1.1.1 (February 8th, 2015)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a rare crash due to the HTTP request class using objects that are not thread safe
  • Series with 0 total episodes can now be updated due to episode check being fixed
  • Fixed the “Find Unrecognized Title” feature

1.1 (February 7th, 2015)

New Features

  • Auto Exceptions has been added to deal with fansub group releases who continue to number their episodes (e.g. Aldnoah Zero). Also, socially driven.
  • Add ability to set offsets and thresholds to Anime Exceptions.
  • Now you can find the correct title that Hachidori was unable to find.
  • Added support for Netflix - Only works in Safari, Omniweb, Roccat Browser and Webkit.
  • Added support for Plex Media Server (locally and through plex.tv/web/app)

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Season recognition has been improved (also uses Anitomy’s Season Element)
  • Scrobbler activity can now be seen in Console.app
  • Detection from Movist is now supported
  • Confirmation of New Titles is now enabled by default
  • Hachidori will report back the title that it couldn’t find instead of saying “Can’t find title. Retrying in 5 mins.”
  • Show synopsis will appear when you select a title from the list when searching a title for title correction
  • OmniWeb 5 and 6 and Roccat Browser is now supported for stream detection with support for sites that require scraping.
  • Kodi (formerly XBMC) Support with videos on local file system or played over a network share (no UPnP or web video)
  • Status window shows the video file Hachidori detected from (mplayer, VLC, etc)
  • Added options to download new updates automatically and change frequency in Software Updates preferences.
  • Updated Anitomy library
  • Recognition engine has been improved and the accuracy is now 100% with the current unit test data
  • Crunchyroll detection has been improved
  • Fixed some bugs relating to the correction feature when confirmation of new titles/updates is enabled
  • Fix bug where Update Status menu item enables when a new title is unconfirmed
  • Fixed bug where Anime Exceptions list couldn’t be exported due to correct titles using UTF-8 characters

1.0.1 (January 10th, 2015)

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Fixes bug where season is checked when the title is pulled from the Anime Exception List, causing an incorrect detection
  • Fixes an issue with the Confirm Update menu item disappearing when update confirmation is turned on and user is playing the same show and episode

1.0 Final (December 30th, 2014)

New Features

  • Global Hotkey to Confirm an Update has been added
  • Added ability to start Hachidori after startup
  • Unit Tests has been added (requires build from source code) - Accuracy with the provided test data is currently 96%
  • Added option to Reauthorize account and generate a new token
  • Streaming support for Anime News Network, AnimeLab and Viz has been added

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Fixed bug where Hachidori reports being offline when the token is invalid
  • Fix bug where the title shows up as null after it’s confirmed
  • Indicate that an update is pending instead of showing as “last scrobbled” when confirm update/new title feature is enabled
  • Anime Exception Feature now uses the actual title to search for ID instead of using the stored ID for future compatibility with other Anime library managing services
  • Use new recognition engine and check alternate title preference options were removed and enabled by default.
  • Recognition engine improvements and now ONAs are properly recognized
  • Various fixes and improvements
  • Added support for more video file format extensions

1.0 Beta 3 (December 10th, 2014)

New Features

  • Global Hotkeys are now customizable in General Preferences
  • Hotkeys to show status window and toggle automatic scrobbling has been added
  • Option to confirm updates or new titles before they are applied to the library has been added

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Actual show title is for the last scrobbled title now shown in the Hachidori’s menu, notifications and tooltip instead of the detected title. Detected title can still be seen in the status window.
  • Scrobbler now checks the detected episode count against the total episodes, if any.
  • Fixed the correction feature with the corrected title not being added to the exceptions list if there there shows on the list already.
  • Redesigned Login Preferences Pane
  • Reduced Memory Usage and program size from switching to native HTTP request APIs.
  • Fixed bug where episodes in the Anime Information sections show up as null if there is no total episodes count. Now, a series with no total episodes count will show up as unknown.

1.0 Beta 2 (November 25th, 2014)

New Features

  • Share options are now accessible from the main Hachidori status item Menu

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Last updated title and episode is moved to the main status item menu
  • Fixed Episode correction
  • Change the API URLs to use the official Hummingbird API URLs instead of Mashape
  • Fixed issue where alternate title tagline will show when a title does not have any

1.0 Beta 1 (November 24th, 2014)

New Features

  • Anime Exceptions List and ability to correct incorrectly detected Anime Titles. Anime exception lists are exportable/importable
  • Ignore Directories and Filenames. File Name Ignore list can use Regular Expressions supported by Oniguruma
  • Detection Engine uses open source Anitomy Parser Library by default to parse title and episode from video file
  • You can correct episode number using the update status feature (Do not use it when auto scrobbling is turned on)
  • Yosemite UI Features (Vibrancy and new unified titlebar) are supported and can be disabled
  • Additional information (alternate title, rating, finished airing date) about the updated title is now shown in the status window.
  • Stream Detection now supports Webkit
  • New toolbar icons

Fixes and Enhancements

  • Dialog will show instead of a notification when user opens the program the first time to allow easy access to Preferences so that he/she can login.
  • Season detection is now fixed
  • Alternate title is now considered when finding the associated slug for a title and is enabled by default
  • Fixed memory leak when performing an update
  • Removed unnecessary languages and documents with associated frameworks (Sparkle and Ogrekit) resulting in smaller program size.
  • Fixed the Hachidori status menu Icon when the menu is open
  • Notification will no longer appear if Auto Scrobble at startup is enabled

1.0 Alpha 3 (November 13th, 2014)

New Features

  • SPlayer Support
  • Search Cache (quickens the Scrobbling process by storing previously updated title IDs with detected titles, can be disabled)

Improvements and Bug Fixes

  • Fixed crash when the user have the menu open while the program is performing an update
  • Quicktime Player support fixed
  • If the title only has one word, it’s considered as the title id
  • Season is properly recognized by the program
  • Recognition Engine improvement and fixes
  • Interface fixes and additional checks added before a user can log off.

1.0 Alpha 2 (October 30th, 2014)

New Features:

  • Stream Support for Crunchyroll and Daisuki (Safari and Chrome only)
  • Last Scrobbled Title viewable from Hachidori Menu. Also, Edit Status is accessible from the menu.
  • Hummingbird Specific Support with Ratings, Status, Notes and Privacy Support
  • Setting to set newly scrobbled titles with private privacy setting
  • On-Demand Scrobbling Global Hotkey (cmd+shift+U)
  • Recognition Engine Fixes
  • Reduced Program Size (Now, the program takes 4.7 MB instead of 6 MB)

1.0 Alpha 1 (October 24th, 2014)

  • Initial Release