September 30, 2022
  • Fixed (another) crash when iCloud storage quota has been exceeded
  • Fixed possible crash on library refresh
September 27, 2022
  • Fixed a possible crash when iCloud storage quota has been exceeded
September 18, 2022
  • Fixed sync issue causing high battery usage in some circumstances
September 10, 2022
  • Lock Screen widgets (iOS 16)
  • Completely rewritten iCloud sync service in preparation for the upcoming Watch app
  • New iCloud status info under Settings > iCloud
  • Support for custom collection/playlist covers
  • Restored functionality to show more than 15 search results
  • An error message is displayed on Home tab if Plex authentication fails (e.g. due to a password reset)
  • Raised minimum iOS version to 15.0
May 29, 2022
  • Fixed a potential crash when displaying Collections tab
May 25, 2022
  • Fixed a rare crash on launch
May 18, 2022
  • Books in the Reading List can now be reordered by dragging and dropping. Order is synced via iCloud.
  • New refresh library button on Home tab
  • Pull to refresh library on Home, Book, Author and Collection tabs
  • Libraries are automatically refreshed in the background when device is charging
  • The “Refresh Now” button under Settings > Metadata should no longer cause the app to hang when loading a large number of files
  • Opening the app from the widget will no longer display a duplicate book view if that book is already displayed
  • Additional Voice Over actions mirroring those available from the context menu
May 1, 2022
  • Fixed a sync issue causing chapters to disappear
  • Library refresh is now available when using VoiceOver
  • Books can now be played from list views directly when using VoiceOver
April 25, 2022
  • Refreshing a library should no longer hang at 100% for an extended period
  • Fixed an issue causing author images to load unreliably
April 12, 2022
  • Sorting books by author now correctly sorts by author, then book title
  • Fixed a few instances where the app was using excessive memory

Note: playlists are temporarily limited to 2500 files while I track down a performance issue. Where possible, use Plex album collections instead of playlists - they don’t suffer from the same performance issues.

April 10, 2022
  • Fixed a widget display issue when not displaying a cover image
  • Fixed a crash on launch
April 4, 2022

New

  • Book list, author bibliography and collection can now be displayed in grid layout
  • Display collection summaries (requires full library refresh)
  • Support for exporting a database copy (Settings > Storage)
  • New Siri shortcuts:
    • Start sleep timer
    • Extend sleep timer
    • Cancel sleep timer

Improved

  • Redesigned book list view
  • Book titles and author names can now span an unlimited number of lines
  • Improved support for large font sizes
  • The Collections tab now sorts collections based on the collection’s “Sort Title”, if set in Plex
  • The app is now smarter about restoring items from the trash
  • Sleep timer now fades volume over a few seconds upon completion (doesn’t apply to “end of current chapter” timers)
  • The “Add bookmark” Siri shortcut now supports adding an optional note
  • Redesigned active sleep timer display
  • Improved performance when loading large playlists/collections
  • Searching on the Authors tab now displays results by author
  • Lots of UI tweaks

Fixed

  • Seeking before beginning playback now overrides any pending “rewind on resume”
  • Alphabetical indexes no longer overlap books/collections in grid mode on iPad/macOS
  • Fixed library items erroneously being added to the trash when database is suspended while a library refresh is in progress
  • Increase play/pause button tap area