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DateLine
DateLine
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DateLine free download for Mac

DateLine

Version 1.4.1

Desktop calendar with access to iCal.

DateLine overview

DateLine is a small, simple app which displays a linear calendar on your desktop in a transparent window. It provides easy access to iCal by double clicking on a day. The background element colour is customisable with support for transparency.

What’s new in version 1.4.1

Updated on Aug 07 2011

Version 1.4.1:

Bugfixes:

  • Prevented iCal from launching at DateLine startup
  • Removed Desktop Icons window level as it is incompatible with changes to the windowing system in Lion

Information

License

Shareware

Size

3.1 MB

Downloads

39296

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 64
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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Thomasina
Thomasina
Jun 25 2019
1.4.1
5.0
Jun 25 2019
5.0
Version: 1.4.1
Was running DateLine on a MacBook Pro with El Capitan. Just switched to a new machine running Mojave and brought DateLine across via the Migration Assistant. It opened and is running as per usual. So perhaps not dead as reported 18 months ago. Needless to say, I'm delighted. There's no other desktop calendar app that looks and works quite like this one. I don't need a replica of my regular calendar app (BusyCal) on my desktop, I just want that discreet, linear view across the bottom of my screen when I want to consult a visual calendar. (I rarely use the click-to-see-what's-on today function, although that's nice too.)
Sonnendeck
Sonnendeck
Dec 4 2017
1.4.1
5.0
Dec 4 2017
5.0
Version: 1.4.1
Uuuh, seems to be dead. Does not work with MacOS High Sierra! Too bad, miss you...
Biker4mac
Biker4mac
Nov 8 2014
1.4.1
0.0
Nov 8 2014
0.0
Version: 1.4.1
Dateline used to be one of my favorite little utilities. So easy to just hover over a date to take a quick look at what was on schedule for the day - and next few days. I stuck with Snow Leopard for much longer than I should have due to other software that was incompatible with newer releases. When I finally upgraded to Mavericks, I was really disappointed that the “hover” would no longer work for Dateline. The only way I can get the popup is by using the Shift-Command-M to bring Dateline to the front. I have V1.4 and see that V1.4.1 notes that it "Removed Desktop Icons window level as it is incompatible with changes to the windowing system in Lion.” I’m not sure if that also solves the issue that I’m having? Still, I’m hesitant to pay another $5 for something that hasn’t been updated in three years (and three OS versions - Mountain Lion, Mavericks, or Yosemite).
Julsa1
Julsa1
Oct 3 2012
1.4.1
2.0
Oct 3 2012
2.0
Version: 1.4.1
Nice app but there seems not to be any active development anymore. Developer was developing a version 2 but it seems that this version isn't sure also. No bugfixes (last update 13-08-2011) and the app is still not compatible with Busycal because it doesn't sync without opening iCal first. That's too much of a hassle and not the reason why I switched to busycal. It does give a sync warning when choosing busycal as standard, but it really makes the app worthless for busycal users Since this is a paid app, a bugfix would be appropiate so now and then... Useable for iCal users, though...
Sanjinko
Sanjinko
Mar 10 2012
1.4.1
0.0
Mar 10 2012
0.0
Version: 1.4.1
Latest version requires Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, and costs $5.99 at Mac App Store
pl-svn
pl-svn
Aug 4 2011
1.4.0
0.0
Aug 4 2011
0.0
Version: 1.4.0
... I can't really see the point of Dateline *now* (don't know with which version this behavior begun) launching iCal on start-up :-/ and no setting to disable it!!!
JBX
JBX
Jul 28 2011
1.3.2
0.0
Jul 28 2011
0.0
Version: 1.3.2
Dose not work with Spaces in 10.7
Codexmachina
Codexmachina
Mar 9 2011
1.1.0
0.0
Mar 9 2011
0.0
Version: 1.1.0
Existing users of DateLine can upgrade to the Mac App Store version taking advantage of our special offer of 50% cash back on your original license. This offer is available until 30th March 2011, and applies to all purchases of DateLine made through our online Store only. For more details, please see: http://support.machinecodex.com/discussion/83/dateline-app-store-upgrade-special-offer/
Jimlat
Jimlat
Mar 2 2011
1.1.0
4.0
Mar 2 2011
4.0
Version: 1.1.0
Very quick response from Alex re: App store and previous purchases.... http://support.machinecodex.com/discussion/72/dateline-now-available-on-the-mac-app-store-/#Item_2 Thanks Apple...
Kankei71
Kankei71
Mar 1 2011
1.1.0
3.5
Mar 1 2011
3.5
Version: 1.1.0
I already bought DateLine but the version I have (1.0) is not recognised by the Appstore. I thus cannot update to 1.1 This is one of the reason I hate the Appstore.
jakebaruch-1
jakebaruch-1
Mar 1 2011
1.1.0
0.0
Mar 1 2011
0.0
Version: 1.1.0
I can't seem to update via the 1.0 version auto-update. I purchased this prior to the app store release. Anyone else having this problem?
IslandApe
IslandApe
Mar 1 2011
1.0.0
0.0
Mar 1 2011
0.0
Version: 1.0.0
Important Note: DateLine 1.0.x is the final release that will support Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. DateLine 1.1.0 and above will require 10.6 Snow Leopard and an Intel Mac. ▪ New features: ▪ DateLine now shows a dot or an outline for days that have Tasks as well as Events ▪ Events and Tasks can be indicated by a colored dot, which is now situated on top of the day mark dot ▪ Added a global hotkey to bring DateLine to the front, defaulting to Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-Spacebar ▪ Support for Caliander ▪ New floating Events and Tasks windows can be on screen at all times and have a number of interesting properties: ▪ Can be made trasparent to blend with your desktop background ▪ Will float on mouse over to allow quick acces to your events and tasks for any day in DateLine ▪ Can be collapsed to a simple window title bar for minimum visibility ▪ Many other small improvements ▪ Bugfixes: ▪ Dates with due Tasks now show the Task in both the attached window and the DateLine, even when there are no Events for that date ▪ DateLine now accepts first mouse correctly, fixing an annoying bug with selecting dates ▪ Fixed a bug where DateLine would remain floating after mouse exit
k8jb
k8jb
Feb 20 2011
0.964
0.0
Feb 20 2011
0.0
Version: 0.964
Tried to visit the developer's store to purchase a license, but no dice in connecting. Are they still around?
sbchavel
sbchavel
Nov 26 2010
0.964
4.0
Nov 26 2010
4.0
Version: 0.964
I would like to try out the extra features before paying, especially the mouse-over events pop-up. Why pay for something before you know it works well and the way you want. If I have missed something and this is possible, please describe how to do it.
Rcpowell71
Rcpowell71
Oct 2 2010
0.961
0.0
Oct 2 2010
0.0
Version: 0.961
I had a minor issue with my registration, so I emailed the developer around 3pm on a Saturday afternoon. Within 4 hours I not only had an answer back, but Alex had resolved my problem. Not only is this a great application, but the developer support is fantastic. I wish more developers were this responsive and helpful with their products.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Jul 22 2010
0.954
0.0
Jul 22 2010
0.0
Version: 0.954
I was confused because this is listed as free on VT, but shareware here. From the developer's web site: "DateLine is free, but it contains some advanced features which can be unlocked with registration for $4.95. You can purchase a license for DateLine via PayPal in the Store. Your registration directly supports further development of DateLine."
Frankof
Frankof
Jul 18 2010
0.953
0.0
Jul 18 2010
0.0
Version: 0.953
a word of warning: if you have carefully created your own "looks" of DateLine, changing to the "minimalist" theme will make you lose it - there's no way to go back, other than to the default theme. Your own one will be gone without warning. I had to get mine back from the latest TimeMachine backup, it's in file ~/Library/Preferences/com.machinecodex.dateline.plist in your User folder. So, to keep your own theme, before switching themes for the first time, save your own one by adding a new theme (plus button on the lower left in the preferences-appearance), giving it a name (e.g. "My Theme"). The software should certainly do that for you automatically... ah, and while we're at that: please, dev, bring back the option to display the month above the dateline as it was in early versions of the program.
ottffssentz
ottffssentz
Jun 6 2010
0.951
0.0
Jun 6 2010
0.0
Version: 0.951
i dont know if this ever happend to any of you frequently dateline seems to just disappear from background idk why so i tried to relaunch it again but didn't work i also tried option+command+esc so i can force quit and relaunch and dateline was not on the list only choices left for me are: restart or log out and back in I really do not want to sign myself out in the middle of task and relaunch everything just because of this one app
Fishscale
Fishscale
May 30 2010
0.951
4.0
May 30 2010
4.0
Version: 0.951
Thank you for the updates and seeking out other developers to get/fix bugs so you can work with them in dateline instead of just waiting until implementation. Common updates now and great updates at that, so I thank you! If you have not grabbed this app... you need too!!!! - I am not a shill either, you can see my qualms with the app a post or two below.
Wlogan
Wlogan
Apr 10 2010
0.931
0.0
Apr 10 2010
0.0
Version: 0.931
This is a nice app. Unfortunately, for those of us who use BusyCal it won't work because clicking a date always opens iCal instead. Fix this option and I'd purchase it.
$4.95
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