MacGourmet Deluxe 4.2 is released

Yesterday we released MacGourmet Deluxe 4.2 which fixes the import issue we have had for several weeks. I won’t go into detail on what a massive undertaking this was (in a nutshell, MacGourmet is now parsing the data from recipe web sites _within_ the app opposed to using the third party software), but needless-to-say, it taxed our resources. For this version, there are only 20 or so sites in the Recipe Import Assistant that are supported but we will be adding more over time (the supported sites now are the most popular so it’s likely your favorite site is listed). Here is the official bug fix list for 4.2:

-Updated web site import to use internal code. This replaces the deprecated/terminated online app.
-Added latest nutrition database, fixed a number of display issues in nutrition view.
-Updated preferences pane.
-Fixed a display issue with the font slider control, added help tag.
-Fixed a display issue with the List Editor with Yosemite.
-Fixed a bug using 2 finger scroll in Chef view.
-Fixed a crash when printing Beer Notes. Added several printing templates.
-Fixed a crash when printing Cheese Notes. Added several printing templates.
-Fixed a number of typos and small bugs.

Moving forward, we will be adding this new code to MacGourmet 4, both the Mac App Store versions, as well as Gourmet for iOS. All of this should be complete shortly.

One caveat to this new web import functionality is that older versions of MacGourmet/MacGourmet Deluxe (pre-MacGourmet and MacGourmet Deluxe 4) rely on the online code that was shut down and unfortunately can’t be salvaged. We tried to come up with an alternative to this issue but being that the previous 3rd party source is no longer, there really wasn’t an option. If you have a pre-MacGourmet/MacGourmet Deluxe 4 version and wish to use the new web import feature, you will need to upgrade to MacGourmet Deluxe 4, which you can do on our web site here:

As a sidenote, if you are running the Yosemite OS, we strongly encourage upgrading to MacGourmet Deluxe 4 (whether we had this import issue or not) as Version 3 is no longer being developed and isn’t completely compatible with Yosemite.

Thank you for your patience with this issue.

Michael Wray
Mariner Software

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