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What's New at Ohanaware
July 16th, 2018

App Wrapper 3.8.6 update released

Version changes.

  • Added an option to the General pane to specify the "Theming" attribute used in macOS Mojave.
  • Added an option to the General pane to make the application 64-Bit only.
  • Some more internal modifications to help us get closer to App Wrapper 64-Bit.
  • Fixed a "KeyNotFound" issue that can occur if you're using App Wrapper without a valid code signing identity.
  • Now displays the SDK that an application is built against.
  • Adds an indicator against the "Default" language.
  • Verifies that the default language pack exists in the "Resources" folder.
  • If this is a Xojo made application, verifies the default language pack exists in the XojoFramework.
Mar 5th, 2018

App Wrapper 3.8.4 update released

Version changes.

  • Includes a workaround for a change in API that's broken several parts of App Wrapper.
  • Option to disable the DropBox checking
Jan 16th, 2018

App Wrapper 3.8.3 update released

Version changes.

  • Handles code signing certificates with missing information far more elegantly.
  • Improved the purchase routine so it shouldn't cause any issues any more.
  • Markdown converter in ORCA framework can now handle [ & ] without link information.
  • Fixed an issue with importing some older App Wrapper 2.5 files.
  • An issue whereby the "Current" Alias within a Framework was actually a folder.
  • An issue where the code signing certificate contains a single quote in the name.
  • More internal changes to better support our newer frameworks.
Jun 12th, 2017

App Wrapper 3.8 update released

High Sierra DP ready, new identity selector & App Diagnostics.

The "App Diagnostics" feature of App Wrapper 3.8 is a very significant as it's built upon our PTE4 engine, a complete redesign of the App Wrapper engine. For the moment we're using it help track down issues with applications and to offer improvements. This engine will be used to replace the existing engine within App Wrapper.

  • Option to wrap Mac App Store apps to a different folder.
  • New identity selector, more informative and should reduce incorrect identity usage.
  • Now auto adds the Entitlements to the Resources folder (like Xcode).
  • App Wrapper is now built with the latest version of Xojo.
  • New Tools menu to make it easier to find all the tools that App Wrapper includes.
  • Selecting "Updates" from the "App Wrapper" menu, now forces it to check for updates, rather than showing already downloaded information.
  • Improved Entitlements readout.
  • No longer generates errors in App Wrapper when wrapping a "BitRock Installer".
  • No longer generates errors in App Diagnostics when checking a "BitRock Installer".
  • Some slight visual improvements.
  • Some minor tweaks to ORCA.
  • Visual adjustments to the "Help Checker".
  • Right Click Remove from the DMG signer, now removes all selected rows.
  • Removed all the legacy code that was preventing App Wrapper from being built in the most recent version of Xojo.
  • Fixed a bug with ORCA's error reporting.
  • Fixed a typo NSPricipalClass instead of NSPrincpleClass.
Please note that App Wrapper currently doesn't decompile or compare actual code; so code related issues cannot be checked.
Apr 26th, 2017

App Wrapper 3.7.2 update released

3.7.2 Changes

  • Now includes ORCA Stage 1, incorporating ORCA bug fixes and improvements.
  • If a DMG is already in the list and asked to be signed via an external script, DMGsigner will now sign it.
Apr 13th, 2017

App Wrapper 3.7.1 update released

3.7.1 Changes

  • Now includes our brand new ORCA based update system.
  • Fix for a fix that was preventing list box cell from updating correctly.
  • No longer complains when it encounters @3x image assets.
  • App Wrapper can now be scripted to code sign DMG files.
Feb 28th, 2017

App Wrapper 3.7 update released

3.7 Changes -- Feb 28th

  • New Code signing diagnostics to help narrow down some of the more complicated code signing issues on Sierra.
  • Improved the handling of the code sign function failure, it frequently returns false positives now.
  • Updated the App Wrapper DMG to use a custom icon.
  • Xoxo Script automatically strip acls, xattrs & resource forks.
  • DMG signer now identifies when wrong certificate is used to sign a DMG file.
  • Can now force sign already signed DMG files, hold down the option key while right clicking on a DMG in the list.
  • Tries harder to delete folders that in the way of symbolic links when fixing frameworks.
  • Better reporting at which framework can't be fixed.
  • Attempt to track down which Symbolic Link is at fault.
  • If the wrapped destination is DropBox, then request the user select a different location.
  • Alt clicking on a language checkbox should auto highlight the others, even if it's not selected.
  • When a icon file isn't found, add a bit more diagnostic info to help figure out where!.
  • Ability to set CFBundleVersion & CFBundleShortVersionString from the simple scriptRemoved the additional Sierra checking that was slowing down the application.
  • Fixed a refresh issue with various property lists.
Oct 30th, 2016

App Wrapper 3.6.4 update released

Sierra compatibility release

  • More changes to accommodate code signing on Sierra.
Sep 28th, 2016

App Wrapper 3.6.3 update released

Sierra compatibility release

  • DMG Signer now works again on Sierra GM & 10.11.6
  • Improved the error handling with the DMG Canvas integration.
Sep 21st, 2016

App Wrapper 3.6.2 update released

Sierra compatibility release

  • Improved the reliability of code signing on Sierra.
  • Improved the reliability of debugging in Xojo on Sierra.
  • Fixed an issue with the Apple Script entitlements editor.
  • App Wrappers internal code sign tester should work more reliably on Sierra.
August 8th, 2016

App Wrapper 3.6.1

Sierra update to our App utility

  • Auto removes Resource forks (for Sierra compatibility).
  • Auto removes text from Short string version when shipping for App Store.
  • Checks for the existence of the Help folder before wrapping.
  • Minor DMG signer usability improvements.
  • DMG Signer now alerts when the DMG file is in the Trash.
  • If nested bundles contain minor issues, no longer prevents wrapping.
  • Disabled "Use same identifier for all components" (Sierra compatibility).
  • Force enable signed Time Stamping (Sierra compatibility).
  • Fixes an ICNS issue with classic format icon representations.
  • Fixes an issue with registration window.
  • Fixed a bug in the new identity selector, where it could display "Unknown".