Welcome to Savitar version 1.4.3

Legal Stuff:

This software, manual, and all accompanying files are © Copyright 1996-2008 by Heynow Software, LLC. This manual and software may be distributed to any computer freely as long as they are not modified or repackaged in any shape or form. All other rights reserved.

Savitar™ is a trademark name of Heynow Software


Welcome to the Savitar™ version 1.4.3 client! We at Heynow Software are thrilled to be releasing another version of Savitar to the Mac online gaming community.

What's new in version 1.4.3:

- The 'play' local command can now stream MP3, MP2, MP1, OGG, and AIF files.
- Changed the "open text window" local command to accept unix-style paths (goodbye OS 9-style paths).
- Fixed a potential crasher when closing a window.
- Fixed bug in text windows. Horizontal scrolling now resets when text wrapping is turned off.

What's new in version 1.4.2:

-Fixed bug where captured variables were coming up assigned to the 'A' key. -Added the checkmark and X icons back to the Events window (lost in v1.4.0)
-Added the 'history' local command
-Added the 'recall ' local command
-Upped the command recall history from 32 to 100

What's new in version 1.4.1:

- For a world that's been opened from the World Picker, and has never been saved pressing the 'Don't Inform me again' button in the World Picker Alert will surpress all subsequent prompts for saving the world, on world close or application quit.

What's new in version 1.4:

- Universal Binary support
- Added continuous speech support
- Added check for update support
- Spruced-up the UI.

Please see the "Savitar Settings" section of the updated version 1.4 manual for details about the new continuous speech feature.

System Requirements

Savitar™ 1.4 runs on PowerMacs running Mac OS X 10.3.9 and later and Intel-Macs running Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later.

If you are on a PowerPC based Mac running an earlier version of Mac OS X, or Mac OS 9, please take a look at Savitar version 1.3.

If you are running on a 68K-based Macintosh running Mac OS 9, Savitar version 1.1 is for you.

If this is your first download of Savitar:

Go to Savitar's website at http://www.heynow.com/Savitar/ and learn more about the application. There, you'll find an online help manual and a user conference area.

For Existing Savitar Users:

Upgrade to Savitar 1.4 for registered users from prior versions of Savitar is absolutely free of charge. Thank you for your continued interest in Savitar!

Savitar settings and world documents modified and created with Savitar versions 1.1 and 1.3 are backwards compatible with version 1.4, so you should be able to move forward to 1.4 without incident.

Reporting Bugs

Please email me, Jay Koutavas, mailto:jay@heynow.com with bug reports. Please also check Savitar's manual and the conference board for answers to your questions.



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