We Love Lights 3.4

Released: November 29, 2022

New Features

  • Support for Shortcut App
  • Breaking change: macOS 12+ required as minimum target

Resolved Issues

  • Fixes and issue with renaming resources that may not properly work in macOS Ventura

We Love Lights 3.3.4

Released: November 14, 2022

Resolved Issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused connection issues after stand-by, hibernate, or Wifi re-connect

We Love Lights 3.3.3

New Features

  • Reload button to enforce bridge update
  • Support color gamuts for innr Lights
  • Show light id tooltip for each light circle in the scene info dialog
  • Automatically hide helper scenes that are generated by the Philips Hue app

Resolved Issues

  • Fix for an issue that might prevent "scene creation" dialog to close
  • Current group will be pre-selected in "scene creation" dialog
  • Fix for an issue that causes the Feature/Bug Reporter to not reset properly
  • Fix for an isues that casue no propoer single-selection context menu for scenes and/or devices

We Love Lights 3.3.2

Released October 24, 2022

New Features

  • Quickly open Studio in Menu Mode with Hotkey or Command-Click onto app icon
  • Better visibility that a list section is collapsed

Resolved Issues

  • Fix some layout issues in macOS Ventura
  • App requires restart when changing Run Mode
  • Fix an issue that causes app crash during log file rotation
  • Fix an issue for deCONZ in Bug Reporter

We Love Lights 3.3.1

Released: September 24, 2022

Resolved Issues

  • Remove menu entry in Menu Mode to remove "Add new Bridge"
  • Fix a bug where existing lights cannot be added to Zones
  • Fix an issue where the "Add new resource" menu may show all available entries while no bridge is paired
  • Fix a bug where changed sort order in Studio is not immediately reflected when opening Menu from status bar
  • Fix some bugs that caused energy impact improvements not work properly
  • Change CycleService interval to 5 secs
  • Fix some bug that may cause memory leaks
  • Fix to not show LightGroups for Hue bridges

We Love Lights 3.3

Released: September 16, 2022

New Features

  • Configuration wizard for Motion sensors (Time-based pattern and generic pattern)
  • Configuration wizard for Switches (Scene-cycle pattern and generic pattern)
  • Option to change icon of lights or devices
  • Improve energy impact while app is inactive
  • Show Switches in Menu Mode
  • Wizard to add status items

Resolved Issues

  • Fix missing compatibilities to Phoscon/deCONZ devices
  • Some rewording and fixes in localization
  • Fix a bug where connection appears offline in Menu Mode
  • Fix a bug where "Welcome Panel" will not be shown
  • Some polishments for the UI

We Love Lights 3.2

Released: June 16, 2022

New Features

  • New color pickers for lights (temperature picker for color lights, hue/saturation picker, red/green/blue picker, CIE 1931 color space picker)
  • Copy and Paste color and brightness values for lights
  • Multi-selecting lights and scenes for batch re-ordering, deleting, hiding and pasting color/brightness
  • Improved usability of creating, modifying and sorting rules for Motion Sensors
  • Access status sensors
  • Improve usability for adding resources (e.g. for new bridge, or lights and sensors)
  • Simplify the usability to show/hide resources (e.g. button in the section header)
  • Improved usability in Preferences for Bridges and Hotkeys
  • Show color temperature while dragging slider for temperature picker
  • Change icons of groups
  • Show Motion Sensors in Menu Mode
  • Restructured and improve usability in Menu Mode
  • Remove Floating Mode (Studio Mode is stepping in)
  • Bug Reporter can include bridge resources now
  • Option in Preferences to hide app icon while being in Studio Mode
  • New Switches can be added through the + menu
  • Store last used bridge in multi-bridge mode
  • Context menu on right-clicking the menu bar icon

Resolved Issues

  • Fix a bug where menu items were not properly populated during initialization of Menu Mode while menu is open
  • When switching on IPscan in Preferences window, it may happen that IPscan will still not be considering for bridge discovery

We Love Lights 3.1.4

Released: April 12, 2022

Resolved Issues

  • Fix after changes in the bridge firmware 1.50

We Love Lights 3.1.3

Released: December 28, 2021

Resolved Issues

  • Fixing an issue causing the app hanging after wake-up

We Love Lights 3.1.2

Released: December 24, 2021

Resolved Issues

  • Fix crash when navigating through group list in Studio/Floating Mode
  • Remove auto-hovering in group list while being in Floating Mode

We Love Lights 3.1.1

Released: December 10, 2021

Resolved Issues

  • Do not unfold menu before downloading data from bridge in Menu Mode
  • Scenes are not updated after launch causing no color gradients
  • Studio Window is opening sometimes during launch while being in Menu Mode
  • Background shining through Menu Mode Switch buttons

We Love Lights 3.1

Released: December 1, 2021

New Features

  • Bring back Menu Mode (and combine it in a set of 3 different user interface modes)
  • Option to open the app silently
  • Close window on menu bar icon click while being in Floating Mode
  • Minimized layout for Studio Mode and Floating Mode

Resolved Issues

  • Remove shown Brightness slider for on/off plugs
  • Fix Drag n Drop issue with Groups
  • Fix Floating Mode not properly working in multi-screen setup

We Love Lights 3.0.2

Released: November 11, 2021

Resolved Issues

  • Preference window cannot be opened from the menu
  • Fix Window/Floating mode control
  • Menubar icon not movable
  • Invalid value for field ‘Summary’ when submitting Servicedesk request

We Love Lights 3.0

Released: October 30, 2021

New Features

  • Rebuild User Interface based on SwiftUI

Resolved Issues

  • Several fixes and improvements

We Love Lights 2.2.1

Released: October 12, 2020

New Features

  • Remove of HueSDK to support Apple Silicon architecture

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue with Launch at Login after Macbook restart or waking up Macbook from sleep
  • Fix missing status text during initial bridge detection
  • Fix missing translatation for status view
  • Fix missing characters in the status view

We Love Lights 2.2

Released: September 27, 2020

New Features

  • Support for multiple connected Hue bridges
  • Replace YouTracker with Redmine to improve stability of bug reporting
  • Support for macOS Big Sur
  • Add Hue bridges manually by adding its IP address (via Preference window)
  • New preference option to enable/disable auto group enablement based on lights availability

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue that caused some Hue Bridges not being found in the local network
  • Fix an issue that caused disconnection to Hue bridges after waking up Macbook from sleep or coming back from offline mode
  • Fix an issue of wrong sorting

We Love Lights 2.1

Released: April 17, 2020

New Features

  • Support for Zones: A zone describes a group of lights that can be controlled together. Zones can be useful to control a group of lights that belong to a specific area (e.g. attic of a house). Lights can be added to multiple zones.

Resolved Issues

  • Improve slagginess of brightness and color sliders
  • Fix a bug that caused chaotic light brightness states if brightness of groups are changed to quickly
  • Fix a bug that leaves groups states to "ON", even though all comprises lights are not reachable anymore (e.g. after hard switch-off)

We Love Lights 2.0.2

Released: April 3, 2020

New Features

  • Introduction of We Love Lights Studio: Create, Design and Organize your Hue bridge
    • Not only groups, but all resources (Groups, Lights, Scenes) can be set hidden
    • Create new rooms
    • Create and design new Scenes
    • Add existing Hue Lights to a room
    • Search and add Zigbee lights not registered to the bridge yet
    • Re-order your resources (Groups, Lights, Scenes) to your preferences via drag and drop
  • Re-design connection handler to the bridge for better response and stability
  • Show icons for each room
  • Re-design of the preference window
  • New preferences to re-adjust the look and feel of the menu
  • Improved Bug Reporter and Feature Reporter with the capability to save and view your log file

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue that caused connection issues under specific network conditions
  • Add missing support for vintage bulbs (filaments) & christmas tree light type
  • Improve the delay to show updates to indicators after start-up and change of resource attributes
  • Improve style of the App icon

We Love Lights 1.2.1

Released: January 07, 2020

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue with discovering new bridges for specific network conditions
  • Fix an issue where not all group items have been cleaned-up after disconnecting from the bridge

We Love Lights 1.2

Released: December 17, 2019

New Features

  • Support for Osram SMART+
  • Hidden rooms (hover mouse over group switch)
  • Option for "Launch at login" (app auto-start at login)
  • Completely re-engineered the notification system to enable App napping and to improve the efficiency and development speed of the app
  • All menu items are sorted in ascending order
  • Improves text label of Scene Buttons

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue with Scene Buttons that did not properly render the buttons with some configurations
  • Fix an issue that caused sudden changes of indicators after unfolding the menu

We Love Lights 1.1.2

Released: November 19, 2019

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue with Scene Buttons that made them hard to read in Dark Mode
  • Fix an issue with the general display of Scene Button

We Love Lights 1.1.1

Released: November 11, 2019

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue that caused broken connection with some Macbook models
  • Fix the foreground text color in the Changelog while being in Dark Mode

We Love Lights 1.1

Released: November 6, 2019

New Features

  • Add a Getting Started and several help messages to give more explanations
  • Add Release Notes
  • Introduces a new API interface for increased flexibility and reliability
  • Provid macOS Catalina compatibility
  • Add alphabetic sorting of groups and lights

Resolved Issues

  • Fix an issue that caused duplicate menu entries of groups and lights
  • Fix some translations
  • Fix the height of group light buttons

We Love Lights 1.0.1

Released: September 15, 2019

Resolved Issues

  • Fix minor performance issues