Cynical Peak Software Releases Rivet 2.1 Streaming Application for Mac OS X

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.