Author Archives: Keith Gugliotto

When Audiobook Builder says, “Unable to add the audiobook to iTunes”

macOS Mojave and later will ask you for permission the first time Audiobook Builder needs to interact with iTunes in some way, like adding the iTunes selection to your new audiobook or adding your new audiobook to iTunes.  If you … Continue reading

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Audiobook Builder 2: Building at the speed of 64-bit!

Say hello to Audiobook Builder 2!  It’s now humming along in true 64-bit, so you get macOS compatibility going forward, but wait – there’s more!  Builds at Normal Quality are about 3x the speed of version 1.5.7, CD imports are … Continue reading

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CheckBook 2.6.6 Now Available

CheckBook and CheckBook Pro 2.6.5 flew out the door this morning and, if you’ve updated, you may have already noticed things aren’t quite right:  Scheduled Entries and imported Entries may not save in existing documents and definitely won’t in new … Continue reading

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Gathering Console messages for our support folks

Deep support issues sometimes raise questions we can’t ask you to answer, so we gather details directly from your Mac’s log files, System Information reports, and, on macOS Sierra and later, Console messages.  The first two take a few steps, … Continue reading

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Three CheckBook 2.6.1 fixes coming in hot!

Here’s what’s on the way in CheckBook 2.6.2, due later this week: Scattered reports clued us in on a crash that can happen on OS X 10.10 Yosemite and macOS 10.11 El Capitan.  With a document open, try to create … Continue reading

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Why the Mac App Store needs a waiting period before new reviews go live

Years ago, six, in fact, I wrote a detailed analysis of how Apple could improve the Mac App Store experience between users and developers.  You can read it all at http://www.splasmata.com/?p=1612.  One of the finer points in that analysis, and, perhaps, … Continue reading

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