Quincy for Mac OS

v1.0.8 - release notes

Release Notes

Version 1.0.8

This version adds improved support for macOS High Sierra (10.13) and fixes some minor layout issues.


Version 1.0.7 dramatically improves performance specifically on older machines and reduces memory impact. Several graphic were made and macSO Sierra compatibility has also been improved. Additionally a bug was fixed that could on certain machines impede the import of iOS generated documents.


Version 1.0.6

Version 1.0.6 improves playback latency in complex compositions and fixes several minor graphic issues.


Version 1.0.5

Version 1.0.5 improves compatibility with Mac OS 10.12 (Sierra). It also fixes a bunch of minor UI issues.


Version 1.0.4

This version fixes an important issue that can occur in some localized versions of Quincy.


Version 1.0.3

In version 1.0.3 we incorporated a whole bunch of performance optimizations and El Capitan compatibility. But the major news item in this release are 10 brand-spanking new modules. Yes - count them - 10! We call them 2nd gen modules internally because they are quite a bit more intricate than the original 3 modules Chroma, Gregorian and Pentrix.

Our new modules are called Bebop, Blue, Ethnos, Gupta, Hepta, Hexa, Lydia, Nona, Octo and Spain.The naming convention gives a hint about the available tone material (i.e. scales) for these modules. Bebop for Bebop scales, Blue for Blues scales and Hexa, Hepta, Octo and Nona feature scales with 6, 7, 8 and nine notes. Ethnos takes ethnic scales of all kinds, Spain a smattering of Spanish themed scales and Gupta over 30 Ragas. We put together a playlist of short excerpts from the accompanying sample docs on SoundCloud which nicely illustrate the difference between these new modules.


Version 1.0.2

In version 1.0.2 overall performance as well as several user interface considerations were addressed. Module voices can now be switched on/off during play. The main as well as preferences windows now have live links to Quincy's documentation. Finally for international users a switch in preferences now allows to force localization to English.


Version 1.0.1

Version 1.0.1 adds improved support for Mac OS 10.10.4 (Yosemite) and fixes a minor sound issue on older iMacs (pre 2013). Also addressed were some animation issues when running with limited RAM on Mac OS 10.9. Overall animations have been optimized to run much smoother than in version 1.0. Finally Quincy 1.0.1 adds eight new sample documents under the Sample Documents Menu including all compositions featured in our Showcase Reel.