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November 4, 2012
January 19, 2013

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What's New


  • New: System sharing functions (10.8 only)
  • New: Run in Dock, Dock/Menu, Menu only (Menu only 10.7+ only)
  • New: Bring to front with hotkey (10.7+ only)
  • New: Notification center support (alt. to Growl, 10.8 only)
  • Fixes some OAuth2 issues
  • Fixes Twitter issues
  • further bug fixes


  • New: Support for Mountain Lion's (10.8) Gatekeeper
  • New: Changed authentication to OAuth2 (you need to re-authenticate one time at first launch)
  • Fixes sync issues with Google Reader
  • Fixes memory problems after latest updates to Google Reader
  • Fixes Twitter issues
  • Fixes some issues with sharing services
  • Adaptions to new Google Reader - some services (Notes, Friends, Likes, internal sharing...) are discontinued as they are no longer available inside Google Reader (sorry)
  • further bug fixes


  • Important: Gruml 1.1 requires at least Mac OS 10.6! Please use Gruml 1.0.1 instead if you're still running Leopard!
  • New: support of new Lion features (fullscreen, sidebar, resume)
  • Fixes sync issues with Google Reader
  • Fixes problems switching between 3-column- and bottom-preview-style
  • Fixes some problems with internal browser
  • further bug fixes


  • Fixes sync issues with Google Reader
  • Fixes problems switching between 3-column- and bottom-preview-style
  • Fixes some problems with internal browser
  • further bug fixes


  • Fixed: compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
  • further bug fixes


  • Fixed: adaptions to changes in Google Reader API
  • further bug fixes


  • New: Switched authorization method to OAuth for security reasons - your Google credentials will no longer be stored within Gruml (you'll be asked to grant access to Google Reader again, even if you've alrady entered your account data before).
  • New: Sync actions even if you've been offline; status changes (read/unread, like, favor, share, folder actions) will be sent to Google Reader as soon as you're online again
  • New: New default theme (change themes via menu 'View'-'Styles')
  • New: Localization: German
  • New: URL shortening services '' and ''
  • New: Download service for flickr, plixi and instagram
  • New: Quicklook support for downloads (10.6 only; press 'spacebar')
  • New: "Add Note to Google Reader" is available as Service Menu
  • Improvement: Moved attachment icon from status bar to style sheet
  • Improvement: Count article clicks for Google Reader statistics
  • Improvement: Enhanced search functionality
  • Fixed: Show read items within starred/Liked etc. section even if you've set to show only unread items
  • Fixed: adaptions to changes in Google Reader API
  • further bug fixes


  • Improvement: Adaptations to changes in Google Reader protocol
  • Improvement: Better handling of lost connections
  • Fixed: Unread counts not shown while Google Reader is busy
  • Fixed: Removed URL shorters / (closed services)
  • Fixed: Fixes to Twitter OAuth
  • further bug fixes


  • Fixed: Fixed a bug which could lead to a crash on initial sync of items
  • Fixed: Inconsitent number of unread between sidebar / list in rare cases
  • Fixed: New items were not automatically shown/refreshed in folder view
  • Fixed: Problems with synching of article state if more than 10000 unread items in Google Reader
  • Improvement: Older items are fetched from Google Reader if you scroll in list and articles not already in local database
  • bug fixes


  • New: Changed synchronization with Google Reader. Your subscriptions and articles are fetched at first launch. After that initial sync only changes will be loaded from Google Reader.
    Download consumption will be reduced and synchronize times will be shorter.
    Please note:
    An inital full synchwill be performed if you first launch Gruml 0.9.21 even if you've used any older version of Gruml before. Depending on the number of feeds in your account this may take some time. The synchronization can be interrupted at any time and will resume at next run of Gruml.
  • New: Changed local storage engine. Browsing and offline use are improved.
  • New: Social service: Google Buzz
  • New: Social service: friendfeed
  • New: Social service: Pinboard
  • Improvement: Feed favicons are shown in Growl notifications
  • Improvement: Jump to next unread item with ⌃ ␣ (will directly jump to next unread article without browsing through article text, as␣ does.); there's a toolbar item available as well.
  • Fixed: Mark all as read warning could not be supressed
  • bug fixes


  • New: Caching of images; enable image caching in Preferences-Advanced if you'd like to have the images of your articles cached in background so you can browse articles while being offline
  • New: Show caching state and pause caching by clicking on caching information in status bar, or press CMD+3 to show caching information window
  • New: Help
  • Improvement: opening an article in browser marks it read
  • Improvement: improved speed preview
  • Fixed: embedded flash contents shown properly
  • bug fixes


  • bug fixes


  • New: 64bit application
  • New: Evernote support; see menu "Article - Sent Article to... - Evernote", SHIFT+ALT+E, or customize toolbar icon
  • New: View "Recommended items" in "Your Stuff"-section
  • New: Comments and Notes are shown inside Gruml; see icons in status bar, and menu "Article - Show Notes/Show Comments"
  • New: Add comments to shared articles. See menu "Article / Add Comment"
  • New: manually refresh a feed (CMD+R, or use menu item); all feeds: CMD+SHITFT+R
  • Improvement: sync will be done with multiple threads (increased sync speed); set number of parallel threads in Preferences
  • Improvement: folders and feeds respect sort order of Google Reader
  • Improvement: Embedded Flash video (Youtube, Vimeo, etc.) will be shown in preview
  • Improvement: Show general information as Growl notifications instead alerts (if Growl is installed)
  • Improvement: Search
  • Improvement: TwitPic/YFrog images are shown as downloadable items
  • Improvement: Clear local cache: press and hold SHIFT while opening Gruml, or use menu "Gruml - Clear Local Cache"
  • Fixed: date/time of articles handled as GReader does
  • Fixed: favicon handling improved
  • further bug fixes


  • New: adapted Google authentication scheme;
    Google will change the way you login to your account in April, so please make sure you update Gruml to 0.9.17, as older versions will stop working soon!!
  • Fixed: folders with spaces or special chars could not be mark as all read
  • Fixed: font size of browser changed when loading URLs
  • Fixed: sidebar width wasn't saved properly
  • Fixed: URL shortening service for Twitter in browser tabs
  • Improvement: unread, favor, like, shared etc. state in tabs was not respected in some situations
  • further bug fixes


  • New: drag and drop support for article items
  • New: configure visible sidebar items (see Preferences)
  • New: social services: Diigo
  • Fixed: CMD+W closes tab if opened
  • Fixed: first run wizard asked account info twice (Issue #158)
  • Fixed: window stayed inactive (Issue #118)
  • Fixed: Hide 'author unknown' (Issue #150)
  • Improvement: Make Gruml your default news reader in Preferences / on startup
  • Improvement: tweeks in included browser
  • Improvement: respect tabs for unread, favor, like, shared state (Issue #28)
  • Improvement: download consumption (Issue #137)
  • further bug fixes


  • Fixed: Google Reader sync issues (unread/read, mark items, add feeds etc. not synced any more) due to changed interface (Issue #140)
  • Fixed: ClickToFlash support (>=1.6b6) in preview fixed (Issue #144)
  • Fixed: Slow scrolling in articles list on 10.5
  • Fixed: Open article's website in default browser/new tab didn't work if article pane is active (Issue #136)
  • Improvement: Changed count of unread items (Issue #141)
  • Improvement: unread folders/feeds in sidebar are marked bold
  • New: Open article in browser tab/default browser by pressing right arrow / right sweep if status in item list (Issue #142)
  • New: short link services: and .tk
  • further bug fixes


  • New: Hide folders without unread articles in Folders section (initial) – see Preferences – Advanced – Feeds behaviour
  • New: Multitouch gestures, 3-finger-swipes to navigate (10.6 only)
  • New: choose URL shortening services:,,, (see Preferences – Social accounts)
  • New: set standby caching time interval (see Preferences – Advanced)
  • Improvement: extended Growl messages (title/feed of new articles instead of number of articles)
  • Improvement: default OS X badge design (use “defaults write com.sakya.Gruml showclassicbadge NO” to stay with old blue design)
  • Improvement: change Google account on startup if password is wrong / old account is disabled
  • Fixed: skim through articles on space keystroke even if preview pane is selected
  • Fixed: loading time on startup
  • further bug fixes


0.9.13 is mainly a bugfix release.

  • New: Mark all as read, manually reload feeds from dock menu
  • New: Enabled/disable table columns in articles list by contextual menu of table header
  • Improvement: make text larger/smaller is saved and restored
  • Improvement: when selecting a feed and a browser tab is active the "Articles" tab is selected automatically so you can see the articles list
  • Fixed: "unread" menu/hotkey did not work properly on first select of item
  • further bug fixes


  • New: download manager (see Preferences for download location, default: downloads folder)
  • New: manually refresh/cache feeds (see "Feed" menu, or toolbar icon (use Customize toolbar to select))
  • New: caching/loading indicator/information in status bar
  • New: change font and font size of article list and sidebar (see Preferences - Appearance)
  • New: minimum font size for built-in browser (see Preferences - Appearance)
  • New: support
  • Improvement: new option in Preferences: show feeds without folders in Folders section (as GReader does)
  • Improvement: update of feeds, update of unread
  • Improvement: change feed while updating
  • Fixed: quick unread window (menu bar) did show only on one Space, made window keywindow if close button has been clicked
  • Fixed: register with Growl
  • Fixed: load in new tab if command key is pressed while clicking on a link in built-in browser
  • Fixed: remember sidebar width
  • Fixed: renaming a feed or subscription could end while sidebar is reloading
  • bug fixes


  • New: added some more preview themes (see "View - Style")
  • New: native ReadItLater support
  • New: Show feeds without folders below folders (as Google Reader does)
  • New: Undo/Redo for common actions
  • Improvement: select a folder when adding a feed
  • Improvement: Post to blog, Send to social service and Send by mail are now available for tabbed browsing
  • Improvement: Post to blog, Send to social service and Send by mail: select some text in preview of tabbed browser to send it as text/description
  • Improvement: Spacebar shortcut - scroll in preview if possible, if not show next unread (article, or feed)
  • Fixed: sidebar selection could not be changed any more after Gruml had been running a long time
  • Fixed: sort by unread and updating to Google Reader
  • Fixed: changed live updating of unread state
  • bug fixes

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