Quandir Solutions announced Monday the release of Daydreamer 2.0, an update to the webcam capture and management utility. New features include enhancements to the interface and new options. The company also announced the software had been completely rewritten as a Cocoa app.
Daydreamer is designed to allow users to capture and manage images from webcams around the Internet. Images can be captured as stills for regular monitoring, put together in time-lapse movies, and the software supports AppleScript.
According to the company, version 2.0 includes the following features:
- The user interface is improved, with more drag & drop and copy features.
- The interval at which the picture can be retrieved can be set to be less than a second.
- There is now a status window which will let you see the status of downloads for all open windows.
- Daydreamer documents can be set to save each picture as it is downloaded, which lets you have a changing desktop or screensaver that reflects the current state of a webcam.
- The AppleScript dictionary has also been expanded to take advantage of the new features.
Daydreamer 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3 or higher. The update it free to registered users, and the full is priced at US$10 shareware.