Cynical Peak Software releases Rivet 2.0

January 22, 2009 in Multimedia (E)

[] Scottsdale, Arizona - Cynical Peak Software is pleased to announce the release of Rivet 2.0, their application for streaming video, music, and photos from Mac OS X to the Xbox 360 and the PS3. Rivet is an easy to use and fun way to play all of your favorite media content from your Mac on your TV using your Xbox 360 or PS3, including movies, TV shows, music, photos, and podcasts. You can now easily enjoy all of your media on your big screen TV from the comfort of your living room. Rivet 2.0 adds the ability to stream to the PS3 and fixes connectivity and display issues.

Rivet enables everyone to quickly browse and view their entire collection of digital media from from anywhere in the house on their Xbox 360 or PS3. Your Mac's folder structure and organization is completely reproduced to allow you to quickly find exactly what you want to view. Navigation is now a breeze. You no longer have to search through a long list to find what you want. Dig in and start watching right away.

Feature Highlights:
* Music streaming of your iTunes library
* Photo streaming of your iPhoto library, Aperture library, and user defined folders
* Video streaming from user defines folders
* Full organization support, your mac is recreated on the Xbox 360 and PS3
* Quick automatic updating on the Xbox 360 and PS3. when files are added, deleted, or moved

New in version 2.0:
* Added PS3 support
* Fixed file size info for files larger than 4 GB
* Fixed Aperture parsing for nested folders
* Fixed folder parsing for folders nested more than 6 levels deep
* Increased the look-up speed of media, photo thumbnail loading to time out less often
* Fixed an issue that caused no all of the media to be shown when a folder contains folders and media
* Fixed an issue that caused the iTunes library parser to abort
* Removed the filtering of iTunes+ files since the PS3 correctly plays them

System Requirements:
* Requires Mac OS X v10.5 or later.
* iTunes for music sharing
* A networked Xbox 360 or PS3
* 2.7 MB Hard Drive space.

Pricing and Availability:
Rivet 2.0 may be purchased for $18.95 (USD) and comes with a limited streaming demonstration period. 2.0 is a free upgraded for existing Rivet users.

Headquartered in in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cynical Peak Software, LLC was founded in 2003 by President and CEO, Brad Miller, with a focus on bringing high quality software to the Macintosh platform. Copyright 2003 - 2009 Cynical Peak Software, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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