February 28, 2007 in Software (E)
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Embraceware Software Announces Awaken 3.1 for Mac OS X
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, Canada, February 28, 2007
Awaken is a digital alarm clock for Mac OS X that wakes you by playing music or podcasts from your iTunes library or any of the built in alarm sounds. It can also put both you and your Mac to sleep with the sleep timer feature.
Alarms can be created to alert you on a daily or weekly basis. You can also set a one-time alarm for any specific date and time in the future. Awaken also offers the ability to have the volume of the music - as well as the brightness of the screen - gradually fade in at the set alarm time.
Use the sleep timer to fall asleep to your favorite music or podcast. The sleep timer can be set to slowly fade out the volume during the last few minutes of the timer, as well as to fade the screen brightness to black. Awaken can also put your Mac to sleep at the end of the timer and it will automatically wake at alarm time.
Control your music during the alarm or sleep timer from across the room with the support for the Apple Remote.
See beautiful album cover art, complete with reflections and song information, at a distance with the FrontRow-esque fullscreen mode.
New in Awaken 3.1:
Awaken 3.1 adds the ability to create alarms using over a dozen built in alarm sounds. Previous versions were limited to playing only iTunes playlists.
The alarm playback UI has been completely redesigned and also includes the ability to rate the songs playing at alarm time.
The sleep timer has been updated to include hour and minute options to allow better precision and extended the limits from previous versions. It can also now function as a simple sleep timer for your Mac instead of requiring the playback of iTunes music - opening up the possibilities to use the sleep timer with other applications.
Any type of file can be attached to an alarm and will be launched at alarm time. The file could be anything from an application, URL, script, etc.
Awaken 3.1 also corrects all bugs that were reported from the previous version.
Awaken is available as a 14-day free trial and can be purchased for $8.95.
More information can be found on the Awaken website: http://embraceware.com/software/awaken/
Awaken is a universal binary for PowerPC and Intel Macs.
- Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
- iTunes 6.0 or higher
Embraceware Software Inc