macOS 11 Big Sur Compatibility and iOS 14/iPadOS 14
Now that the dust has settled, we have finally tested our apps on macOS 11 and it seems that nothing broke. However, we want to start working on bringing some of macOS 11 Big Sur new features to Shukofukurou for macOS. With Shukofukurou for macOS 3.5, we will be dropping support for macOS 10.11 El Capitan, which is more than 5 years old at th
Shukofukurou for iOS 2.0.8 Now Released and Development Updates
Shukofukurou for iOS 2.0.8 is now released. While we released 2.0.7, it had serious issues and we had to issue an immediate update.
One of the common complaints is after a certain period of time, the functionality stopped working due to the refresh token not being able to refresh the credentia
Content Filter Planned Changes with Sukofukurou
In the recent weeks, I have been asked about users not being able to view NSFW content on Shukofukurou for iOS and macOS. I noticed that this is impacting the usability of the application. The filter is there is because of Apple’s App Store content policy. One possible way we can work around this is raising the app rating to 17+ by allowing unrestric
Hachidori 3.2.3 Released
Hachidori 3.2.3 is now released, which fixes Funimation stream detection.
Also, we are aware of the crashes associated with the Discord Activities. We are trying to come up with an alternative solution such as a separate process to handle all the discord activities so it won't crash the whole application. We should have a fix ready in a few weeks.
The change log is below.
Shukofukurou 3.4 for macOS Now Released
After some delay due to being busy with work and the whole coronavirus thing, Shukofukurou 3.4 for macOS is now released. This release mostly contains some fixes and MyAnimeList support, which doesn't pertain to AniList. Also, local update history is now added. This update will be added to the AppCast for non-App Store release soon. This update is now available for
Shukofukurou for macOS 3.4 Beta 2 Released
The 2nd beta for Shukofukurou for macOS 3.4 is now released, which fixes a few bugs. We will be releasing a stable release of Shukofukurou for macOS soon, so stay tuned for that.
The change log is below. The 2nd beta will be in the AppCast soon, but you can download it here. Like with beta releases, it runs separately from the stable release.
Shukofukurou for iOS 2.0.6 is now Released
Shukofukurou for iOS 2.0.6 is now available on the App Store. This release fixes two bugs, which includes the manga search functionality not working on MyAnimeList and the progress steppers. You can update to this release of the App Store.
Additionally, we will begin work in 2.1, which will add some refinements. This includes the Airing/Publishing filter as a
Hachidori 3.2.2 Released and Updates
Fixed Funimation Watch History stream detection for Chrome-based browsers
Added support for
Hachidori 3.2.1 Released
Hachidori 3.2.1 is a minor bug fix release that fixes Edge browser detection and adds the ability to update from the Funimation's watch history. The watch history is located in your My Account page. This is useful if you watch Funimation from your streaming device or mobile. You can have your browser auto refresh the history page with Auto Scrobble enabled to have your list automatically updated
Shukofukurou for macOS 3.4 Beta 1 Now Released
February has been a busy week. While I haven't made much updates on the main websites, I kept my active Patrons posted as we didn't have stable internet access until the middle of February. Now, Shukofukurou for macOS 3.4 Beta 1 is now released, which adds the update history, fixes a few bugs and make some changes to the adult content filter, required
Hachidori 3.2 Now Release
Hachidori 3.2 is now out of beta. 3.2 contains a bunch of improvements such as MyAnimeList support, ability to view scrobble logs with improved logging, transition to the official Discord SDK for activities support and more. This release is a free update for all users. It will be available via automatic updates soon.
The change log can be seen below.
Add stream detection suppo
Shukofukurou for iOS/macOS and Objectionable Content Changes
Just recently, Apple has rejected a bug fix release of Shukofukurou for iOS because of objectionable content (pornographic content). While the titles they provide as examples are not exactly classified as adult content, Apple has strict guidelines when it comes to content ratings.
Since our app is rated 12+, this poses an i
Hachidori 3.2 Beta 7 Released
The seventh beta is now released. This release fixes the token refresh issues when you try to confirm a title and it fails to happen due to an expired token. The expired token is now refreshed to prevent this.
The stable release will happen sometime this week. Check for updates to install this update if you have the Beta update channel enabled.
Hachidori requires macOS 10.11 El Capit
Hachidori 3.2 Beta 6 Now Released
The sixth beta of Hachidori is now released. This release contains a bunch of fixes and logging enhancements. If there is no bugs discovered, we will finally release 3.2 to public.
You can update to this release by checking for updates with the prerelease update channel enabled.
Bug Fixes and Enhancements
Fix crash with GBPing
Add support for Movist Pro and Macgo Blu-Ray Pl
Hachidori 3.2 Beta 5 Released
The fifth beta of Hachidori 3.2 is now released. This fixes a bunch of bugs, adds a prompt if token refresh fails and add a button to view Hachidori's scrobble log. There are a few more improvements I want to make before releasing the final version in early January. In other word, the final release is not too far from happening.
You can update to this release by checking for updates.
SwinsianDiscord 1.2.1 Now Released
SwinsianDiscord is now updated to support the Music app under macOS 10.15 Catalina. Note that there is one limitation that elapsed time will not show since the app doesn't provide this information. This update will appear in the AppCast for software updates later today.
Change log is below.
Adds support for the Music.app under macOS 10.15 Catalina. Note that elapsed time do
Year in Review and Future Plans
With 2019 coming to a close, it's time to take a look at what we have accomplished:
Raised about $374 in donations for 2019
So far, 4 active patrons supporting the development monthly.
Refined the releases of Shukofukurou for iOS/macOS and Hachidori
Implement MultiScrobble feature in Hachidori (including support for MyAnimeList as well)
Created a title id mapp
Shukofukurou for macOS 3.4 Alpha 3 is now Released
Now with Shukofukurou for iOS now released, we will begin to finish Shukofukurou for macOS 3.4. The third alpha release fixes the stream links now that the new web service to retrieve them is now live. We will implement the history next. However, there won't be any history syncing until we can come up with a reliable way to sync them between a
Shukofukurou for iOS 2.0 Now Available
Shukofukurou for iOS 2.0 is now available on the App Store. This release brings iOS 13 support, update history and most importantly, MyAnimeList support. The 2.0 version is available as a free upgrade for existing users. For new users, it's $2.99 to download, which covers the cost of development. The source code for this new version is available on Github.
Hachidori 3.2 Beta 4 now Released
The fourth beta for Hachidori 3.2 is now released. This fixes a few bugs that are recently discovered. If no bugs are found in the next two weeks, we are ready to release a stable release to the public.
The change log can be found below. You can download the beta release by going to the Hachidori product page.
Bug Fixes and Enhancements
Updated Discord GameSDK
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