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Patternodes 2 version history


Version 2.0.2 Released 2018-04-02


Version 2.0.2 changes.
  • Fixes some stability problems.
  • Fixes a bug with the Make Seamless repeater in Demo mode on retina displays.
  • Fixes a bug where pasting copied nodes from Patternodes 1 could cause problems.
  • Improved node editor scrolling when dragging close to the edge.

Version 2.0.1 Released 2018-03-27


Version 2.0.1 fixes some initial bugs in the 2.0 release.

Main changes in Patternodes 2

  • Fewer more versitile nodes. Many node types have been combined into more capable ones. This will let you do more with fewer nodes and make it easier to try new things and play around with the software without having to replace or add new nodes.
  • Improved usability. Many improvements to make the basic tasks of editing values and working with nodes and connections smoother and quicker.
  • New artboard node with layers. The old document and output nodes have been combined into a single Artboard output node with multiple output layers along with artboard size and settings.
  • Language and naming changes. Many concepts have been renamed to be more in line with industry standards and/or common language to make them easier to understand. For example, the old Transform nodes are now called Change nodes and the old Array Elements are now simply called Groups.
  • Change node apply-modes. Most of the nodes changing graphics (like changing color or transformation) now have built in support to toggle between applying their change to the group, each individual element in the group, or a selected subset of elements in the group. This replaces many array operation nodes and removes the need for a lot of splitting and combining you had to do in Patternodes 1.
  • More powerful nodes. More or less every node, for creating shapes, transforming or repeating elements have had little additions and improvements to enable new uses and improve existing functionality.
  • Improved animation exports. Support for exporting longer animations at higher resolutions in more formats.

Version 2.0.0 Released 2018-03-23

Main changes in Patternodes 2

  • Fewer more versitile nodes. Many node types have been combined into more capable ones. This will let you do more with fewer nodes and make it easier to try new things and play around with the software without having to replace or add new nodes.
  • Improved usability. Many improvements to make the basic tasks of editing values and working with nodes and connections smoother and quicker.
  • New artboard node with layers. The old document and output nodes have been combined into a single Artboard output node with multiple output layers along with artboard size and settings.
  • Language and naming changes. Many concepts have been renamed to be more in line with industry standards and/or common language to make them easier to understand. For example, the old Transform nodes are now called Change nodes and the old Array Elements are now simply called Groups.
  • Change node apply-modes. Most of the nodes changing graphics (like changing color or transformation) now have built in support to toggle between applying their change to the group, each individual element in the group, or a selected subset of elements in the group. This replaces many array operation nodes and removes the need for a lot of splitting and combining you had to do in Patternodes 1.
  • More powerful nodes. More or less every node, for creating shapes, transforming or repeating elements have had little additions and improvements to enable new uses and improve existing functionality.
  • Improved animation exports. Support for exporting longer animations at higher resolutions in more formats.
Additional changes and improvements

  • You can now tap space to quickly play/pause animations.
  • You can now use your mouse scroll wheel to quickly edit value fields.
  • Improved Seamless lines node, with more options to set spacing, angle, count and calculating a seamless repeating artboard size.
  • New value round node.
  • Connection editing is now more consistent, dragging from an output socket always creates a new connection, existing connections can be grabbed from the end socket connection.
  • More math functions, including acos, asin, round, ceil, floor and abs are now supported and properly evaluated when entered in any value field or math node expression.
  • Patternodes is now self-contained with the manual and all sample files residing in the application bundle instead of as external files.
  • Improved color matching on export, preview rendering and color picker eyedropper selection.
  • Updated Sparkle software update features.
  • Fixed element size calculations for clipped elements.
  • Many more bug-fixes large and small.