Gruml 0.9.11 released

Posted on 10. Oct, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.11 of Gruml.


  • 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

Gruml 0.9.10 released

Posted on 27. Sep, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.10 of Gruml.


  • New: post article to blog (see “Article” menu); requires one of the following tools installed: BlogThing, ecto, MarsEdit or Xjournal
  • New: send article by mail
  • New: drag’n'drop; drag feed to folder or tag to add to a folder, drag of folder outside window to remove
  • New: native Instapaper support
  • New: social services available as toolbar items and shortcuts (use Customize toolbar to select the service you’d like to see in toolbar)
  • New: open URLs in default browser in background or foreground (see Preferences)
  • New: prevent badge of unread on program icon (see Preferences)
  • Improvement: “show next unread” (Spacebar) jumps to next unread feed in list if all visible articles are read
  • Fixed: feeds with linefeed in title displayed wrong in article list
  • Fixed: items deselected while beeing viewed
  • Fixed: “mark all as unread” not updating some feeds
  • Fixed sort by unread
  • bug fixes

Gruml 0.9.9 released

Posted on 13. Sep, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.9 of Gruml.


  • Changed loading and caching algorithm: your feeds will be loaded and cached in background (repeating).
    Please allow some time if you start from scratch.
    Loading will be indicated, see progress indicators in sidebar.
  • Fixed crash on saving cached feeds, changed saving algorithm
  • Fixed memory consumption
  • Changed toolbar icon design
  • New: “Comments” view, see sidebar section
  • Fixed: icon badge not updating properly if unread count was zero
  • Fixed: menu icon count not updating properly
  • Fixed: folders with special chars did not load
  • Fixed: Exposé settings not respected
  • Fixed: articles hotkeys triggered on feed when in website tab view
  • Fixed: “people you follow” section showing incorrect articles
  • bug fixes

Gruml 0.9.8 released

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.8 of Gruml.


  • New option: show only unread articles (read will be hidden). See “Feed” menu.
  • bug fixes

Gruml 0.9.7 released

Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.7 of Gruml.


  • Loading and caching algorithm rewritten: changed method loaded items are displayed and updated, should improve performance and avoid crashing hopefully.
    Your feeds are loaded and cached in the background periodically if they update, so performance should be better now.
    (Background caching performes if the unread counts change and will treat one feed every few seconds, so please allow some time if you start from scratch)
  • More social features: send to Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Instapaper, MySpace, Posterous, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Tumblr and Twitter (see “Article” menu – “Send to”, or contextual menu)
  • “Share with note” available now (see “Article” menu)
  • Changed dock and menu bar updating
  • “Edit tags”: fixed bug in proposal list
  • 3-column-view: positions are properly saved on exit
  • Article preview: fixed problem header overlapped with content if more lines were displayed
  • “Feed” menu:
    • Added menu entries and shortcuts to add or remove subscriptions
    • Added menu entry and hotkey for “mark all as read”
    • Added menu entries for renaming feeds and folders (available if you select a feed or a folder)
    • Added menu entries for managing subscriptions to folders and folders to subscriptions (available if you select a feed or a folder)
  • More keyboard shortcuts (J,K for example), see menus for details
  • Open article’s website in tab or default browser: use return or shift-return to open in a new tab, or in your default browser (see “Article” menu)
  • further bug fixes

Gruml 0.9.6 released

Posted on 30. Aug, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.6 of Gruml.


  • Optional 3-column view: switch to a three column view if you like – see “View – Layout” menu
  • Select columns to be shown: see “View – Columns” menu
  • Select sort order by menu, see “View – Sort By”
  • Switch of Growl support if you like. See “Preferences”
  • Live-updates in unread section: see “Preferences” and turn off if you don’t like that
  • Lost focus on update/scrolling issue fixed
  • Tooltips on toolbar items
  • further bug fixes

Gruml 0.9.5 released

Posted on 29. Aug, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.5 of Gruml.


  • Fixed issues with disappearing preview on update of feeds
  • Fixed issue with duplicated entries on scrolling through article list
  • Fixed encoding issue for passwords with special chars
  • Use Gruml as your default RSS reader on Mac OS (Safari preferences)
  • Improved offline caching and loading of cached views
  • Mark all as read on “unread articles” fixed
  • Fixed “load enclosures”, will open attached files now
  • Option: open websites in inline tabs or default browser (see Preferences)
  • Option: save opened tabs on quit and re-open at startup (see Preferences)
  • Option: show/hide menu icon, show icon colored or not, show number of unread items next to icon
  • CMD+W closes window properly
  • Articles menu: edit tags, shortcut “T” (so far only available in contextual menu)
  • fixed crash on startup on PPC
  • further bug fixes

Gruml bugtracker

Posted on 28. Aug, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve added a trac system for your bugreports and issues:
Information about milestones and roadmaps will be available as well.
Please use the trac for your bug reports. Thank you!

Gruml 0.9.4 released

Posted on 22. Aug, 2009 by in Blog

Gruml 0.9.4 is released.


  • Implemented initial offline support: your unread counts, subscriptions, folders and tags, and contents of feeds you’ve read are cached. If you are not online, these cached contents will be used and you can browse through your feeds and items. (Note: this is “read-only” at the moment, I’m working on a back-sync of offline changes to Google Reader)
  • Twitter support (inital): tweet articles of your feeds (short URLs are supported)
  • Changed some keyboard shortcuts:
    • Press space bar to jump to the next unread article of a feed
    • Press return key to open an articles website
  • Changed some icons of toolbar to be more precise
  • Gruml app icon is not so massive an more
  • further bug fixes

Gruml 0.9.3 released

Posted on 21. Aug, 2009 by in Blog

I’ve just released ver. 0.9.3 of Gruml.


  • Improved behaviour if you navigate quickly through sidebar
  • Changed clearing of preview webview
  • Implemented some first keyboard navigation functions:
    • navigation in sidebar with arrow keys
    • switch to article listing with right arrow, back to sidebar with left
    • navigate through unread articles of a feed – press N or see “View” menu
    • quickly change “unread”, “shared”, “liked”, “favored” with shortcuts, see “Article” menu
  • more minor changes