Signal 1.7.7


  • Code signing updates for compatibility with upcoming OS X releases

Signal 1.7.6


All Platforms
  • Removed Discogs album art source

Signal 1.7.5


All Platforms
  • Hides undownloaded iTunes podcast episodes
  • Restored support for controlling multiple iTunes instances

Signal 1.7.4


All Platforms
  • Fixed support for iTunes shared playlists
  • Fixed setting the playlist position in iTunes 10

Signal 1.7.3


  • Fixed support for external iTunes libraries

Signal 1.7.2


  • Fixed playing a playlist via library path in Winamp

Signal 1.7.1


All Platforms
  • Fixed handling of play command when nothing is playing and there are items in Up Next
  • Using Play Now with a group keeps the contents of the group at the top of Up Next

Signal 1.7


All Platforms
  • iTunes 11 compatibility (requires pairing with iTunes)
  • Use Up Next instead of the Signal Queue playlist in iTunes 11
  • Sort numbers at bottom
  • Ignore leading articles when sorting
  • Signal now requires OS X 10.6 or later

Signal 1.6.3


  • Support software updates requiring user approval

Signal 1.6.2


  • Fixed media library not updating when switching media players

Signal 1.6.1


  • Remove Signal from quarantine when launching through System Preferences
  • Advertise high DPI support

Signal 1.6


All Platforms
  • Enhanced AirPlay speaker control (requires pairing with iTunes)
  • Allow user extensions to HTTP content
  • Remember volume and speaker state across launches
  • Fix album art scaling on retina Macs
  • Handle iTunes libraries stored on volumes that are not yet mounted
  • Use native JSON parsing when available

Signal 1.5.1


All Platforms
  • Support for previous and next while paused with a different playlist selected in iTunes
  • Fixed start at login if Signal is installed to a path containing spaces

Signal 1.5


All Platforms
  • Smart player relaunching
  • Fixed occasionally incorrect album art images from player
  • Lowered system resource usage
  • Album art fetched from the internet is now cached for a week
  • Automatic software updates
  • Signal is now a 64-bit app
  • Signal now requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later and an Intel processor
  • Unicode path support
  • Fixed crash on systems running WMP 8 for time travelers to 2002

Signal 1.4.3


  • Fixed a registration issue on some PowerPC systems

Signal 1.4.2


All Platforms
  • Compatibility update for Internet album art search

Signal 1.4.1


All Platforms
  • Fixed web interface compatibility issues with IE
  • Fixed user agent string for web album art search

Signal 1.4


  • Added scrubber bar
  • Touch input support for volume bar
  • Restored compatibility with iTunes 9 on 10.4
  • Fixed installer compatibility issue with Windows 7

Signal 1.3.7


  • Fixed an album art compatibility issue with upcoming versions of iTunes
  • Fixed a software update issue on Lion

Signal 1.3.6


All Platforms
  • Support for starting a playlist through a media library path
  • Fixed an album art compatibility issue with iTunes 10.3
  • Fixed a bug with shared library playlists in iTunes
  • Fixed an issue with Unicode paths names in Windows Media Player

Signal 1.3.5


  • Resolved an issue that prevented the app from running on 10.4 and 10.5

Signal 1.3.4


  • Fixed star ratings
All Platforms
  • Fixed a potential crash when connecting multiple clients simultaneously
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the web interface from being loaded

Signal 1.3.3


  • Fixed setting the volume by tapping directly on the volume bar
Windows Mobile
  • Support for HTC HD Mini
  • Fixed a potential mach port leak
  • Fixed a potential iTunes hang when a remote was connected while a modal iTunes dialog was open
  • Fixed an iTunes hang caused by leaving a modal dialog open for an extended period of time
  • Stopped Windows Media Player 12 from switching to the Now Playing mode when playing a song
  • Fixed play/pause of full screen video in Windows Media Player 12
  • Filtered sync-only auto playlists from the Windows Media Player library

Signal 1.3.2


All Platforms
  • Redirect BlackBerry 6 devices to the mobile web interface
Windows Mobile
  • Support for additional screen sizes including square, HVGA, WVGA and WQVGA

Signal 1.3.1


All Platforms
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the media library to stop responding if a song with no artist, album, or title was added
  • Support for shared iTunes playlists
  • Shared iTunes playlists are now grouped in a folder under the name of the shared library
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when switching media players

Signal 1.3


All Platforms
  • Support for RTI control processors
  • Renamed Tracks to Songs
  • Updated TV shows to sort by episode number when available
  • Optimized browser caching for faster load times
  • Improved media library performance
  • High res album art on retina displays

Signal 1.2.6


All Platforms
  • iTunes 10 compatibility updates

Signal 1.2.5


iPhone / iPod touch / iPad
  • Fixed compatibility issues with running the iPhone web interface on the iPad
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the wrong track information to be shown for Winamp

Signal 1.2.4


Windows Mobile
  • Fixed a networking issue that could prevent some devices from connecting
  • Fixed a bug preventing iTunes speaker selection from working when using an alternate library
  • Fixed a networking issue caused by IPv6 being enabled under Windows XP

Signal 1.2.3


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Resolved an issue that prevented some media library categories from being accessed
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a 404 error in the web interface

Signal 1.2.2


  • Support for opening the preference pane in 64-bit mode on Snow Leopard

Signal 1.2.1


All Platforms
  • Fixed: The media library can now be accessed from paths containing extended characters
  • Fixed: Resolved a potential hang issue with the web interface
  • Fixed: Fixed several Unicode compatibility issues with Winamp
  • Fixed: Folder-based album art images will be displayed again

Signal 1.2


Windows Mobile
  • Converted menu and toolbar buttons to softkeys
  • Live media library scrolling
  • Improved reconnect time
  • Fixed: Resolved a potential hang issue when reconnecting
All Platforms
  • Improved Unicode support
  • Improved album art display performance
  • Improved media library indexing performance
  • The station name is now displayed as the album for iTunes internet radio
  • Added crossdomain.xml to support interfacing with Flash-based clients
  • Fixed: Resolved a speaker selection compatibility issue with iTunes 8.2
  • Signal is now a system preference pane
  • Added automatic detection of changes to the iTunes library
  • Substantially improved performance of playing or adding a collection of media items in iTunes
  • Added Bonjour advertisement of the HTTP interface
  • Added an option to start Signal when Windows starts
  • Signal will now register itself with the Windows firewall automatically
  • Substantially improved performance of playing or adding a collection of media items in WMP 11
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue with updating the playback position in WMP

Signal 1.1.6


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Resolved a compatibility issue with iPhone OS 3.0
  • Improved reconnect time

Signal 1.1.5


  • Fixed: Resolved a media library compatibility issue with Winamp 5.55

Signal 1.1.4


  • Fixed: Resolved a speaker selection compatibility issue with iTunes 8

Signal 1.1.3


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Fixed: Updated the text shadow on the speakers screen to match WebKit changes
Windows Mobile
  • Decreased album art download delays
  • Fixed: Proxy settings are no longer used when downloading album art over the local network
All Platforms
  • Added favicon to the web interface
  • Fixed: Resolved speaker selection compatibility issue with iTunes 8
  • Fixed: An iTunes playlist folder with the same name as a playlist can now be browsed into
  • Fixed: Album art is now displayed for tracks containing a title but no artist or album information
  • Signal is now signed by a trusted CA, allowing it to be added to firewall rules automatically
  • Fixed: Resolved an IPv6 issue preventing Windows Mobile client discovery from working on some systems
  • Fixed: Star ratings are now set and read properly for WMP
  • Fixed: Radio stations played through WMP can now be stopped using the play/pause button

Signal 1.1.2


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Resolved a Safari compatibility issue
All Platforms
  • Fixed: Selecting speakers with a CD selected in the iTunes window now works
  • Fixed: Hidden iTunes playlists are no longer displayed within the media library
  • Fixed: Fixed playlist sorting to sort playlists starting with lower-case characters properly
  • Fixed: Improved tracking of iTunes library changes to not trigger a re-scan for playlist changes
  • Fixed: Using playlist remove now removes the correct playlist item in iTunes
  • Fixed: Unchecked tracks can now be the first track played in the queue

Signal 1.1.1


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Optimized images for slightly faster load time
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue with web interface upgrades
  • Fixed: Bookmarks and automatic Safari reloads from somewhere other than Now Playing now redirect to Now Playing automatically
Windows Mobile
  • Added new Signal icon, including high DPI versions
  • Fixed: Corrected toolbar icon highlight alignment
  • Fixed: Resolved an installation issue that could result in two Signal shortcuts being created
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue that prevented the remote speaker menu from appearing in some configurations
  • Fixed: Album art was not displayed for some devices through direct USB ActiveSync connections
All Platforms
  • Fixed: Albums are now sorted by disc number before track number
  • Fixed: iTunes is now automatically restored from minimized states when switching remote speakers
  • Fixed: When playing or queuing an artist with only one album tracks are now sorted in disc and track order
  • Fixed: Files tagged with a genre of "Podcast" no longer cause a second Podcast category to be displayed
  • Fixed: Previous media library information is no longer wiped out if the library file cannot be read when Signal starts
  • Fixed: Resolved issue with path handling for files on some remote volumes

Signal 1.1


iPhone / iPod touch
  • WebClip icon
  • Basic landscape support
  • AirTunes speaker selection control
  • Added alphabetic jump to media library
  • Safari's back button can now be used for a one-tap return to the now playing screen
  • Moved previous / next controls inward to help avoid hitting Safari's back or tab button accidentally
  • Fixed: Album art is now displayed properly when accessed from outside the local network
  • Fixed: Single song search results can again be interacted with properly
Windows Mobile
  • AirTunes speaker selection control
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue with the over-the-air install page not being shown for some WM6 devices
All Platforms
  • Previous button now acts as backtrack when controlling iTunes
  • Nokia internet tablets are now detected and redirected to the iPhone interface
  • Podcasts are now a separate media category of their own, organized by podcast name and sorted by date
  • Signal now advertises its web interface via Bonjour (it will appear in Safari's Bonjour bookmarks automatically)
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue that could cause Signal to become unresponsive when iTunes was restarted
  • Fixed: Resolved playlist update issues when using Party Shuffle
  • Fixed: Added throttling to the iTunes media library update monitoring to stop iTunes from creating .tmp library files

Signal 1.0.4


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Fixed: Long-running operations (adding many tracks at once) no longer get stuck in a repeated command loop
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue with HTTP requests that could cause the interface to stop responding
Windows Mobile
  • Fixed: Artists with just a single album now display the full track listing
  • Server now resizes album art for improved display performance on clients
  • Fixed: Resolved a crash bug when retrieving album art on Leopard
  • Fixed: Track information is now displayed correctly for shared iTunes libraries

Signal 1.0.3


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Media library back button now navigates back to search results
  • Media library back button now remembers the previous page when browsing through multi-page search results
  • Fixed: Using search from the top of the media library tree no longer results in the media library browse tree being inaccessible
  • Fixed: Browse categories containing an asterisk, ampersand, or quotation mark can now be navigated into properly
Windows Mobile
  • Fixed: Fixed a bug preventing the EQ preamp bar from working
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue preventing software updates from working
All Platforms
  • Video and TV shows are now played using the configured iTunes default playback preference (full screen, windowed, etc.)
  • Updated server application interface to monitor for changes to the local IP address and update the displayed URL as needed
  • If the default HTTP port is not available the application will now search for an available port
  • iTunes is now started automatically whenever a web client connects
  • Additional fixes for track titles and paths with extended characters
  • Fixed: The EQ can again be controlled from the Windows Mobile client
  • Fixed: Files in paths containing extended characters can now be played
  • Fixed: Resolved 404 error when attempting to install the Windows Mobile client through the web interface
  • Fixed a potential lock up issue on client connect when using iTunes or Windows Media Player
  • Fixed: An error message is now displayed if the download of a software update fails

Signal 1.0.2


iPhone / iPod touch
  • Added iPod touch support
  • Added detection for JavaScript being disabled
  • Updated playlist view to emphasize track title over artist name
  • Lowered list font size slightly to allow more characters to fit on the screen
  • The media library now retains its last view when jumping out using the header bar shortcut
  • Fixed: Metadata and album art for songs with non-ASCII characters are now displayed properly
  • Fixed: Browsing into and searching for artists or albums with special characters now works
  • Fixed: Requests made while the iPhone is still on EDGE are now timed out and resent when Wi-Fi connectivity is re-established
  • Fixed: Content requests no longer get "stuck" due to Safari trying to use the persistent connection even when it has another connection free
All Platforms
  • Improved the web interface's cache handling
  • Improved performance of iTunes music library indexing
  • Fixed: Accessing the web interface through an alternate URL (e.g., public internet IP, dynamic DNS service) now works
  • Added initial help documentation
  • Fixed: Resolved a potential lock-up issue when starting the app
  • Fixed: License owner names with UTF-8 encoded characters are now registered properly
  • Added update notification interface
  • Updated help documentation to include iPhone interface
  • Further upgrade installation fixes for Windows Vista

Signal 1.0.1


  • Added queuing support
  • Added song rating support
  • Improved volume bar tap points for setting volume directly
  • Moved volume bar to bottom of subcontrol screen and added volume up/down buttons
  • Added support for resolving aliases when reading the iTunes Music Library.xml file
  • Added support for reading the current media library when iTunes is using a non-default library
  • Fixed: Artist and title information is now displayed for internet radio stations
  • Fixed: Resolved a crash issue when reading the IP address on some systems
  • Added support for reading the current media library when iTunes is using a non-default library
  • Fixed: Resolved some installer issues under Windows Vista
  • Fixed: iTunes album art is now read properly under Windows Vista
  • Fixed: iTunes files added directly from network shares can now be played and added to the queue

Signal 1.0 (Changes since RemoteAmp 2.x)


All Platforms
  • iPhone client
  • Windows Media Player support
  • Winamp media library support
  • New media library interface
  • Automatic album art retrieval
  • Automatic updating
  • iTunes queuing
  • Database performance improvements
  • Added support for iTunes playlist folders
  • Added support for videos and TV shows
  • Added track rating support
  • Improved VGA support
  • Changed: Current artist and title information is now read from iTunes radio stations if available
  • Changed: Updated media library sorting to ignore any leading 'the' in the artist, album, or track name
  • Changed: Prevented multiple instances of the application from being started
  • Changed: Protected the media library from being corrupted if the application is shut down or killed while in the middle of an update
  • Changed: Improved automatic library update triggering
  • Fixed: Server no longer needs to be restarted between iTunes sessions (the COM interface dialog no longer appears if iTunes is closed before server)
  • Fixed: An open dialog in iTunes no longer causes the client to blank out state information
  • Fixed: Display of the current output position no longer gets cut off for internet radio stations that have been running for a long time
  • Fixed: Stopped current output position from advancing beyond the total length of the current media item