TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – I was back on track last month after eight months of absence, releasing two desktop applications. Before getting really cold, I have another desktop application to introduce. This new release is called LittleCal 2.
The LittleCal series is a very old project. I have brought it back to life by rewriting the whole things in Swift. LittleCal 2 is an appointment management application just like Apple’s Calendar. Its application window is tiny, but it will do a few things that the latter doesn’t. For example, if you have a regular, weekly appointment to make for a period of a year or more like going to church every Sunday or playing basketball every Tuesday afternoon, LittleCal 2 does a better job.
- The application is free to use for the first week. A single purchase of an in-app product will let you continue to use the application for good after a trial period ends.
- LittleCal scrolls the events that are due today from right to left.
- The number of events that are available for the day appears at the top-left corner of each calendar day button.
- LittleCal posts a popover notification window when an event is scheduled to arrive.
- Create an event that is scheduled to occur as a monthly event.
- The application comes with its status menu, listing events for the next five days.
- Customize the looks of the calendar window.
- Let LittleCal 2 scroll today’s appointments from right to left.
- Set a remind-me time individually for events.
- Post a popover notification for an event manually.
- Register a regular, weekly appointment.
- Register a regular, monthly appointment.
- Let LittleCal 2 show the number of daily events on each day-of-the-month button.
- Let LittleCal 2 post a popover notification before the appointment time arrives.
- Let LittleCal show upcoming events for the next five days with its status menu.
- Right-button-click on a day-of-the-month button to show the list of events scheduled on that day.
- Show a list of all appointments and run a search to narrow down the list to find an appointment you have already created.
- The application supports the dark mode.
- The fullScreen mode is not supported.
- The application supports the retina screen. (tested with 2019 3 GHz 27″ iMac)
- Languages: English only.
- Application file size: 55.1 MB.
- Click on the push button in the Home screen titled ‘User’s guide for LittleCal 2’ to learn how to use the application.
- 10.14 (tested), 10.15 (tested with 10.15.4 Beta, 10.15.7)
- 64-bit system
- The calendar months range from January, 2020 to December, 2030.
- The application is free to use for the first week. After the first week, the user will not be able to create a new appointment without purchasing the in-app purchase product.
- The calendar months range from January, 2020 to December, 2030.
Version 2.1.6. (Released on March 27th, 2021)
- When the user rescheduled a selected event on a different calendar day, the application failed to update the event numbers.
- Fixed is an issue where the reminder sound did not play back when the notification popover window reappeared after a nap.
- The user can now select the length of a nap beyond 60 minutes.
Version 2.1.3 (Released on January 15th, 2021)
- When the user tries to make weekly, monthly or annual events, the application could fail to register an event at the end date.
Version 2.1.2 (Released on December 15th, 2020)
- When the user selected 2030 with the year drop-down menu, they could not use the next-month button to forward the calendar month.
Version 2.1.1 (Released on December 2nd, 2020)
- Fixed is an issue in Preferences where the local time did not appear correctly under the Date and time formats group box when the user selected 24 hours from the time drop-down menu.
Version 2.1.0 (Released on November 10th, 2020)
- The user can now create an annual event (an event that is to occur every year like birthday, wedding anniversary…) by choosing Make Annual Events under Event.
Version 2.0.5 (Released on November 6th, 2020)
- A new page is added to the user’s guide to explain that the user can close the application window and that it can still manage to remind them of their appointments ahead of time without it.
Version 2.0.4 (Released on November 5th, 2020)
- Fix: When the user clicked on the next month button to change calendar months and then click on the previous month button to go back to December from January, the application failed to set the right calendar year and month.
- The user can now clear data under the Data tab in Preferences.
There is no video tutorial at this time.
This application does not collect privacy data from its users. It does not share any type of data with a third party.
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