Scottsdale-based Cynical Peak Software announced the release of Rivet 2.1, the company's streaming application on Tuesday that allows users to stream video, music and photos from Mac OS X to an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 via their home network, and the update includes many new features.
Those new features include:
- Music streaming of your iTunes library.
- Photo streaming of your iPhoto library, Aperture library, and user-defined folders.
- Video streaming from user-defined folders.
- Full organization support, your mac is recreated on the Xbox 360 and PS3.
- Quick automatic updating on the Xbox 360 and PS3. when files are added, deleted, or moved.
- Added Italian localization.
- Added Spanish localization.
- Cleaned up the French localization.
- Added a alias loop check for the folder parsing.
- Removed the ability to add / as a shared folder.
- Added a start-up check for / as a saved folder. This was causing the beachball hangs on launch.
- Fixed the root folder to not show Music when music sharing is off.
- Fixed a crash due to incorrect request counts.
- Fixed a deadlock that could cause Rivet to lock-up during streaming.
- Fixed a crash that could occur during streaming of pictures.
Rivet 2.1 requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later, iTunes and a network Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 to install and run. The software retails for $18.95 and is a free upgrade for existing Rivet users.