Cynical Peak Software releases Rivet 2.1

May 12, 2009 in Multimedia (E)

[] Scottsdale, Arizona - Cynical Peak Software is pleased to announce the release of Rivet 2.1, 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 2.1 brings French, Italian, and Spanish localizations plus major performance and stability improvements.

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 2.1:
* Added Italian localization
* Added Spanish localization
* Cleaned up the French localization
* Added a alias loop check for the folder parsing
* Removed the ability to add / as a shared folder
* Added a start-up check for / as a saved folder. This was causing the beachball hangs on launch.
* Fixed the root folder to not show Music when music sharing is off
* Fixed a crash due to incorrect request counts
* Fixed a deadlock that could cause Rivet to lock-up during streaming
* Fixed a crash that could occur during streaming of pictures

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 2.1 may be purchased for $18.95 (USD) and comes with a limited streaming demonstration period. 2.1 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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