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2.08 MB
1400 (1.4)
July 27, 2015
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What's New

Smaller 1.4

Jul 27, 2015

  • Added support for .htm extension.

Smaller 1.3.9

Sep 3, 2014

  • Fixed compatible issues with OS X 10.10. Clear button now refresh the background correctly on OS X 10.10.
  • Optimized the code, 1.3.9 (3 MB) itself is 27% smaller than 1.3.8 (4.1 MB).
  • Updated copyright info, Smaller is now property of Inc.

Smaller 1.3.8

July 6, 2013

  • New "Select All ⌘A" menu item.

Smaller 1.3.7

March 10, 2013

  • Fixed a crash issue.

Smaller 1.3.6

February 23, 2013

  • Gatekeeper support.
  • Improved stability.
  • Improved memory management.
  • Updated to the latest version of htmlcompressor.

Smaller 1.3.5

August 5, 2012

  • New app icon designed by Mattia Astorino.
  • Separated "HTML" and "PHP/PHTML" preferences options into 2.
  • Added a useful notice info about PHP compression. Thanks for the idea from Casey Becking.
  • Fixed the bug that when drop a folder, sometimes it would miss the 1st file. Thanks Patrick Mulvey for reporting the issue.
  • Help document updated.

Smaller 1.3.4

July 11, 2012

  • Retina Display support.
  • New "Create a gzip version of minified files" feature, can be enabled in Preferences.
  • Two new text encoding options, Western Europe (ISO 8859-1) and Western Europe (ISO 8859-15).
  • Help document updated.

Smaller 1.3.3

February 26, 2012

  • Fixed the bug that the trial text overlay with the full screen button on Lion.

Smaller 1.3.2

January 2, 2012

  • Full Screen support on Lion.
  • UI fine tunings. Pop buttons in preferences are no longer clipping its content.
  • Enabled check for updates by default.

Smaller 1.3.1

December 8, 2011

  • Updated "Useful Tools" section of help document.
  • Added a link to Toau in Help menu and About window.
  • Release Notes now points to web instead of local panel.
  • Updated copyright year to 2012.

Smaller 1.3

October 15, 2011

  • Fixed the bug that it didn't compress some JSON style JavaScript (for example jQuery) in last version.
  • Updated the HTML Compression engine to the latest htmlcompressor 1.5.2.

Smaller 1.2.9

October 7, 2011

  • New option in Preference, now you can turn off Badge Label on the Dock icon.
  • Updated about panel and help menu to celebrate my new Markdown Editor - Mou.

Smaller 1.2.8

September 15, 2011

  • Fixed the issue that HTML compression didn't work in last version.

Smaller 1.2.7

September 13, 2011

  • Improved trial view for a better look and feel.
  • Updated CSS and JavaScript compression engine to the latest YUI Compressor 2.4.8.

Smaller 1.2.6

September 3, 2011

  • Added support for ".php" extension. Smaller can also compress PHP files now.
  • Updated the HTML Compression engine to the latest htmlcompressor 1.5.1, which fixed a bug with not detecting the end of an empty comment correctly when compress HTML files.
  • Improved combine engine to prevent it from combine PHP files by accident.
  • Updated the screenshot in "Advanced Settings" of the Help document.
  • Updated main window's background text.

Smaller 1.2.5

September 2, 2011

  • Fixed the issue of missing line-break when combine files.
  • Improved combine engine to prevent it from combine PHTML files by accident.

Smaller 1.2.4

August 30, 2011

  • Updated the HTML Compression engine to the latest htmlcompressor 1.5.
  • Optimized code structure, it's more stable and fast.

Smaller 1.2.3

August 26, 2011

  • Updated About window for links of more info.

Smaller 1.2.2

August 19, 2011

  • Improved combine engine to prevent it from combine HTML files. Combine CSS or JS files is useful but there's no reason to combine HTML files.
  • Added 5 links of useful video courses in "Smaller Help" - "Useful Tools" section.

Smaller 1.2.1

August 15, 2011

  • Added support for ".phtml" extension.
  • Updated main window's background text.
  • File combine notice text improved.

Smaller 1.2

August 14, 2011

  • HTML Compression. Smaller can also compress HTML files now!
  • Reorganized preferences. New option "Enable HTML compression feature", if you don't want to import and minify html files, simply uncheck it.
  • "Advanced Settings" and "Acknowledgments" section in help document updated.
  • About window updated to thanks the author of htmlcompressor.

Smaller 1.1.9

August 5, 2011

  • Preferences panel and Release Notes panel now don't hide on deactive.

Smaller 1.1.8

August 2, 2011

  • New text encoding option in preferences. Here you can choose CJK(Chinese, Japanese, Korean) charset or the default utf-8.
  • Updated the "Advanced Settings" section in Help document.

Smaller 1.1.7

July 28, 2011

  • Fixed the issue that the main window may remember wrong window position on Lion.
  • Native full screen mode for the Release Notes panel on Mac OS X 10.7.

Smaller 1.1.6

July 23, 2011

  • All screenshots in help document are updated to Lion.
  • Added 11 new useful links in the "Useful Tools" section.
  • Slightly edited the style for a better looking on Lion.
  • New menu item - "Help" - "Resize Website".

Smaller 1.1.5

July 19, 2011

  • New Combine /Concatenate feature! It's now possible to combine several CSS or JS files into one via the right-click menu.
  • Updated document to describe how to use the new Combine feature. See "Contextual Menu" section in the Help document.
  • Fixed a minor bug.

Smaller 1.1.4

July 9, 2011

  • Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).
  • Improved performance, it was already fast, now it's even faster.
  • Don't use piracy, if you like Smaller, buy it. Already received several reports that they encountered random data lose and system crashes because of using a pirated version of Smaller.

Smaller 1.1.3

June3, 2011

  • Updated with the latest YUI Compressor 2.4.7, which fixed the issue that it doesn't transform CSS ID selectors.
  • Added 2 new hotkey for quick accessing Release Notes panel and Help document, Command-R and Command-/.
  • "Keyboard Shortcuts" in Help document updated, with better table organization and new contents.

Smaller 1.1.2

May 16, 2011

  • Preferences window now also remember its position.
  • Changed the initial size of Release Notes panel to 441 x 713 pixels for better reading experience.
  • Under the hood bug fixes and improvements.

Smaller 1.1.1

May 12, 2011

  • New "Automatically start minifying on drop" option in Preferences. With this option checked on, Smaller will start minifying immediately when you drop files on to the window or the Dock icon. So you don't have to click the "Minify" button.
  • Changed the title of prompt button in add files window to "Choose" from "Open".
  • "Advanced Settings" in help document updated.

Smaller 1.1

May 10, 2011

  • Auto Scroll. When minifying, Smaller can now automatically scroll current minified file in the minify queue to visible.
  • Fixed the "View is clipping its content" issue of the Minify button.
  • Simplified the label text on bottom bar, it looks much neater.
  • Layout of the content in Release Notes panel now fits the view in realtime while resizing.
  • Little UI changes to the scroller (moved the knob 2 pixels left, removed hidden arrows).
  • Updated some screenshots in help document.

Smaller 1.0.9

May 8, 2011

  • Fixed the issue which prevent Smaller from running when User Home directory is not at the default location.
  • New Badge Label on the Dock icon, indicating how many files in the minify queue.
  • Improved performance and stability.

Smaller 1.0.8

May 1, 2011

  • It's now possible to trigger the Add Files command via a simple double click on the window.
  • Added support for QuickLook multiple files at once. Select multiple files in the minify queue using SHIFT or COMMAND key and then hit space bar.
  • New menu item at "Help" - "About Developer", for quick visiting the developer's home page.
  • Changed the title of Add Files window from "Add Files" to "Choose Files or Folders".
  • Added one more tips in the help document, "Useful Tips" section.

Smaller 1.0.7

April 27, 2011

  • Updated with the latest YUI Compressor 2.4.6.

Smaller 1.0.6

April 26, 2011

  • Multi-selection support. It's now possible to select multiple files using SHIFT or COMMAND key and to remove them all at once via the right click menu.
  • Smaller now shows an animated spinner while importing hundreds of files at once.
  • Beautified the menu item in the preferences window. It now shows the folder icon and only shows the folder name instead of the full path in the menu item.
  • "Contextual Menu" in Help document updated.

Smaller 1.0.5

April 10, 2011

  • Smaller can now remember its last opened window size and position.
  • New option in preferences - "Don't import the files already with a .min suffix", to exclude the files already minified when importing.
  • Updated to the latest YUI Compressor 2.4.5.
  • Help document updated.

Smaller 1.0.4

February 1, 2011

  • New option, it's now able to disable the sound clip in preferences.
  • Improved support for 32-bit processor.
  • Improved the DOM structure of the help document, content updated too.

Smaller 1.0.3

January 18, 2011

  • New preferences option. It's now able to override where minified files will be saved to.
  • Title of Add Files window edited, it's now more user friendly.
  • Fixed the un-respond issue of release notes panel.
  • Release notes panel is now also resizable.
  • Little UI changes and performance improvements.
  • "Advanced Settings" and "Useful Tips" in help document updated.

Smaller 1.0.2

January 4, 2011

  • Quick Look support. Select an item in minify queue and hit space bar. It's very useful to quick preview the code.
  • Preview item updates automatically while selection changes, when quick look panel keep opening.
  • New menu item at "Help" - "Release Notes". Useful to check what's new in each update.
  • "Useful Tips" in help document updated.

Smaller 1.0.1

December 25, 2010

  • Preferences panel is now also movable by dragging it's background.
  • Minify and Clear menu now smartly disabled when minify queue is empty.
  • Help document updated.

Smaller 1.0

December 22, 2010

  • Batch minify CSS and JavaScript files with a nice drag and drop interface.
  • Advanced settings available in preferences.
  • Drop files. Or drop folder, Smaller can smartly add all the CSS and JS files under that folder to the minify queue.
  • Supports drop files directly onto the Dock icon.
  • 64-bit Cocoa application, high performance.
  • Other little handy features need to discover by yourself...

Project Started

August 22, 2010

Smaller (com.smallerapp.smaller) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Smaller 1400. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Smaller 1351.

Operating System: Mac

Minimum OS version: 10.7