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Kaleidoscope team announces a new company name

  • Florian 
  • 2 min read

We (Christopher and Florian) are delighted to share with you the news that we have formed a new company, Leitmotif GmbH. Kaleidoscope and Versions will become a part of it. This change reflects our strong and continuing commitment to Kaleidoscope and Versions.

Combining the power of Unix and Kaleidoscope – Introduction

  • Florian 
  • 7 min read

Kaleidoscope comes with a hidden gem that drives many integrations with system technologies and software programs: the ksdiff command. We’ll show you how to make the most of Kaleidoscope by harnessing the power of this gem in this two part series.

Kaleidoscope Developer Tools for Safari, Part 2

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  • 6 min read

As announced last week in Part 1 of our article focusing on JavaScript debugging, this second part shows how to take advantage of Kaleidoscope Developer Tools for Safari when working on web page content and layout.

What’s new in the macOS Monterey command line

  • Florian 
  • 6 min read

The other day we found a helpful command line tool option, only to discover later that the option was only available in macOS Monterey. Since we also need to target Big Sur, this would not be an option for us. So we created something to help us overcome similar issues in the future.

Kaleidoscope artwork for your Desktop

  • Florian 
  • 2 min read

As mentioned on Twitter, while working with us on some things for a new version of Kaleidoscope, Peter created this beautiful artwork. Immediately, I wanted to use it as a desktop picture (wallpaper) for all of my devices. To this day it’s in constant use on both my iPad and my MacBook Pro.

You Want It Darker

  • Florian 
  • 1 min read

It’s about time we show you a glimpse of what we’ve been up to in the last few months, besides listening to that great Leonard Cohen album.

Integrating Alfred and Kaleidoscope

  • Florian 
  • 10 min read

As a long-time Mac user, I’ve seen lots of productivity tools come and go. Who still remembers Quicksilver (β)? It was pretty awesome at the time… Other notable mentions for me personally are Butler by my dear pal Peter Maurer and LaunchBar. There are also still new kids on the block, like RayCast. However, the one I keep coming back to and that is running 24/7 on my Mac is Alfred.

Kaleidoscope 2.4.1

  • Florian 
  • 3 min read

In addition to smaller fixes, there are two changes particularly worth noting in our latest release, Kaleidoscope 2.4.1: new tricks in kspo, and support for PDF image assets.