When you mark a
workout as a favourite, it will be listed before your other workouts in the
list. Select the heart-styled button on the main screen of a workout to mark it
as a favorite.
Adds an option to run a workout without playing any
music. To disable music playback, deselect 'Play Music' in the playlist screen.
You can still play countdown beeps or sound effects as usual.
workouts are given a crossed-out music cover art.
set-skip-buttons on Apple TV to make them easier to reach even when the workout
has not been started yet.
On Apple TV, you can mark a workout as a
favourite by selecting 'Like' in the context menu of a workout.
a delete command to the context menu on Apple TV.
Adjusted the music
playback handling when receiving a phone call in the middle of an ongoing
workout. Music should now continue to play after the call is finished.
Adds a guard condition to avoid loading new cover artworks when those that
had been loaded previously are still available.
Adds a track preview player to the playlist view. Tap a song or
playlist to play it. Tap again to stop.
Resetting the playback of the
current workout is now also possible when the playback is paused during the
Fixes an issue with selecting _personal_
Apple Music playlists. However, due to playback issues, rather than adding
clumsy workarounds for undocumented features, these playlists have now been
hidden. Note that you can still use _curated_ Apple Music playlists as well as
your playlists from your (iTunes) media library. Also, you can still add any
number of individual songs.
Refines playlist (re)assembly, making sure
that the playlist is changed when a different workout is selected. Also,
changes made to the playlist prior to starting a session should also be
Instead of a song title, you may now see "no music
selected" when your playlist is empty or when your media library items cannot
Adds a circular progress indicator to give better feedback
while the playlist is assembled.
At the end of a session, when
shuffling is enabled, the playlist will be reloaded. This is not new, but I
added a "Shuffling Playlist…" message to make it more prominent.
Optimizes access checks on startup. Playlist can only be loaded once all
required access to your music is determined.
Eliminates some duplicate
API requests for Apple Music.
optional countdown beeps. Can be enabled for music start or stop sounds.
Revives background audio support.
Tries harder to stop music,
e.g. over Bluetooth.
Unloads a deleted session from the
Hopefully fixes a rarely seen view height issue.
Requires iOS 14.
name is now "MC-Timer".
Adds a "Select for Playback" button to the
session details screen.
Adds an alert when none of the chosen songs
are available on a device.
Fixes playback of effect sounds when
pressing the items in the list in quick succession. Also, random sounds now
preview a different sound for each press.
Re-enables the access check
for Apple Music.
Dims the background when the playback screen is open.
Integration with Apple Music. Adds the Apple
Music subscription view. Curated playlists can now be chosen. User-defined
playlists can be added. Individual songs can be added. All of these will be
combined during playback.
Added MC-Timer app for Apple TV.
Created a wide-screen-specific user interface. Added a background screen
Fixes some progress ring animation glitches. Stops animating
the text strings.
Shows a progress spinner in place of the play button
when the playlist is being downloaded and assembled.
the session's play count when having been active after the half-way point.
Adds a confirmation alert before deleting a session.
when trying to replace an ongoing session.
Uses a CoreData (iCloud)
data model to facilitate across-device synchronization.
for the windows and graphics. Discards animated marquee texts.
wrappers for UIKit views like the media item selection controller and
customized text fields.
Moves minimum deployment target to iOS 14.
Introduces a 3-second countdown when the
first step starts with a music phase (as it normally would).
album cover images and animations.
Streamlines code to display the
title of the currently playing song.
Adds messages to the main welcome
screen when access to the music library was denied.
Adds a message why
a session may not be playable.
Adds emoji warning triangles to
important messages strings.
Adds accessibility labels. Splits some
buttons to avoid confusion for use with Voice-Over.
countdown/up options to the settings. Links to the system settings from within
the settings screen.
Preparations for Apple Music. Adds mandatory
usage description. Adds handling of the MusicKit developer tokens; generation
and texting via a Ruby script. Introduces code to download playlists and songs
via the MusicKit API and an implementation of Future and Promises.
Introduces a music box to manage songs and playlist from both Apple Music
and the on-device (iTunes) media library.
Improves background queue
handling and table view updates.
Tracks modification date for
Corrects use count updating.
indexing, Siri app intents.
Creates a QR code for sharing sessions
Fine-tunes screenshot generation. Adds a mock music
player and a mock volume view for use in the simulator. Uses example songs and
Fixes swiftlint warnings.
New app icon with gradient background.
Generic album cover
Adds a welcome cell that is shown whenever there are no workouts
in the list. Pressing it will create a new workout session.
a musically inspired background image on the main screen.
Adds a new
top-level controller to house the main play view screen. Allows play view to
transition into a smaller view at the bottom of the screen.
playlist to combine consecutive work or rest phases.
New progress ring
view to animate the set and session progress. Updated to use a gradient.
Changed the gradient to use an ease-in-ease-out transitions function rather
than a linear gradient.
Adds now playing info support.
Migrates to iOS 13. Discards button icons in favour of new SF Symbols font
Adds dark mode colour assets. Adds support for a user setting
to override the system dark mode, allowing the app to be always light, or
Adds multiple bell sound resources. Designs support for
random sound selections. Adds support for an additional finish sound, played
when a workout has been played all the way through.
interface orientation. That just looked horrible, sorry.
long-press gesture recognizer to open an action sheet when a session is pressed
in the main view. A session can now be deleted from that action menu.
Throws out the top-level collection view controller in favour of a simple
and reliable table view controller. Adjusts the cells to make use of rounded
corners and transparent padding.
Adds a watchOS target for a simple
remote-control watch app. Tunes communication between MC-Timer and the watch
app. A separate watch icon is needed.
Adds a Settings.bundle.
Incorporates third-party license agreements into the bundle. Adds our own end
user license agreement (EULA).
the iPhone project.
Chose product name 'MC Timer'.
reasonably workable playback solution.
Sets up collection view layout
First set of app icons.
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