AeroWeather Menu Bar Version History

V1.9 – January 21st, 2021

  • App renamed to ‘AeroWeather Menu Bar’
  • Minor layout and bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2021-01-16)

V1.8.12 – December 7th, 2020

  • Minor bug fixing
  • Adaptions for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Updated station database (2020-12-04)
  • Support Apple Silicon

V1.8.11 – September 28th, 2020

  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2020-09-25)

V1.8.10 – June 26th, 2020

  • Minor internal improvements
  • Updated station database (2020-06-22)

V1.8.9 – May 22nd, 2020

  • Minor internal improvements
  • Updated station database (2020-05-21)

V1.8.8 – April 2nd, 2020

  • Improved TAF indicator icons in overview list (now show AMD/COR if applicable)
  • Minor fixes and improvements (e.g., METAR decoder)
  • Updated station database (2020-03-30)

V1.8.7 – January 13th, 2020

  • Updated world magnetic model (WMM) to version 2020
  • Minor fixes and improvements (e.g., remarks decoder, widget)
  • Updated station database (2020-01-03)

V1.8.6 – November 23rd, 2019

  • Fixed crash bug when adding stations under some circumstances
  • Updated station database (2019-11-07)

V1.8.5 – October 12th, 2019

  •  Improved METAR/TAF present weather decoding (according to WMO)
  • Updated station database (2019-09-20)

V1.8.4 – August 11th, 2019

  • Improved widget and touch bar support
  • Minor bug fixing (e.g., dark mode support)
  • Updated station database (2019-08-15)

V1.8.3 – July 17th, 2019

  • Improved METAR RMK decoder
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2019-07-18)

V1.8.2 – June 5th, 2019

  • Improved METAR RMK decoder
  • Improved consistent display of flight rules
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2019-05-23)

V1.8.1 – April 3rd, 2019

  • Minor decoder improvements and bug fixing (temperature unit °F/°C conversion)
  • Updated station database (2019-03-31)

V1.8 – March 13th, 2019

  • Added decoder for METAR RMK section (primarily for US)
  • Added choice of voice for ATIS-like read-out (in settings)
  • Minor layout changes (e.g., additional UTC time in detail view)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2019-03-01)

V1.7.3 – February 1st, 2019

  • Minor layout changes
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2019-01-31); added many new stations with METAR and/or TAF

V1.7.2 – December 28th, 2018

  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2018-12-08)

V1.7.1 – October 24th, 2018

  • Small layout improvements (widget dark mode, preferences window)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2018-10-14)

V1.7 – September 22nd, 2018

  • Support for macOS 10.14 (Mojave) with Dark Mode
  • Added read out of METAR (similar to ATIS) when swiping a station in list to the right (English voice only)
  • Minor decoder bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2018-09-17)

V1.6.4 – September 10th, 2018

  • Minor layout bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2018-08-15)
  • Last release for macOS 10.10 (Yosemite)

V1.6.3 – July 16th, 2018

  • Minor bug fixing (user data import, widget)
  • Updated station database (2018-06-16)

V1.6.2 – June 11th, 2018

  • Added additional data source for short TAFs of certain airports (which were missing since May 24th)
  • Minor bug fixing and optimizations
  • Updated station database (2018-03-29)

V1.6.1 – April 4th, 2018

  • Added option to show TAF indicator (in overview list) in flightrule colors (for first TAF segment only)
  • Fixed layout issues for detail decoded METAR
  • Some bug fixing (e.g., memory leaks) and internal optimizations
  • Updated station database (2018-03-29)

V1.6 – February 7th, 2018

  • Added possibility to export and import stations (from/to iOS version)
  • Added printing to sharing menu
  • Minor user-interface changes
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2018-02-01)

V1.5.4 – January 17th, 2018

  • Added ISA temperature deviation (next to temperature in decoded METAR)
  • Minor user-interface changes
  • Bug fixing (flightrule indicator; twilight +/-30min; METAR RVR decoder)
  • Updated station database (2018-01-04)

V1.5.3 – December 6th, 2017

  • Fixed bug causing stuck TAFs in rare cases
  • Fixed bug in sunrise/sunset display
  • Updated station database (2017-12-04)

V1.5.2 – October 17th, 2017

  • Fixed bug in moon phase calculation; corrected UTC time format
  • Fix in decoder for TAFs with temperature forecasts
  • Updated station database (2017-09-22)

V1.5.1 – August 18th, 2017

  • Added feature to delete station thru swiping with trackpad (similar to iOS)
  • Overview cells now show also FEW and SCT clouds, if BKN or OVC are not available (analog iOS version)
  • New option in settings to open window when starting app
  • Fixed bug (all languages except English) in airport browser selector
  • Updated station database (2017-08-16)

V1.5 – July 24th, 2017

  • Added nearby search mode in ‘Airport Browser’
  • Added moon phase icon
  • Fixed bug which could cause ‘expired’ METARs as well as failed data loading when time format on Mac is set to 12-hour time
  • Fixed bug displaying wrong time when civil twilight is on
  • Fixed bug with missing DST in widget sunrise/sunset
  • Updated station database (2017-07-21)

V1.4.4 – June 19th, 2017

  • Added calculations cell option (settings > format) showing presssure altitude, density altitude, and windchill or heatindex
  • Improved METAR/TAF loader
  • Updated station database (2017-06-17)

V1.4.3 – June 3rd, 2017

  • Bug fixing: ICAO flight rules decoder; possibility of mixed-up units in list and detail

V1.4.2 – May 20th, 2017

  • Fixed bugs which may have caused the app to crash at startup or data loading
  • Minor layout changes
  • Updated station database (2017-05-19)

V1.4.1 – May 12th, 2017

  • Added more METAR/TAF data sources
  • Added option to fully customize menu bar text (flightrule/temperature/wind)
  • Added “startup option” in preferences again
  • Minor bug fixing

V1.4 – March 18th, 2017

  • Reorganized menu bar settings and added option to rotate through all stations in list
  • TAF section shows “expired” once forecast period is over
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2017-03-12)

V1.3 – February 23rd, 2017

  • Added AWOS data for US airports (where available) with phone support (either via Skype or connected iPhone)
  • In addition to drag and drop, double-clicking on airport in browser will also add it to the list
  • Correct magnetic variation setting (WMM on/off) is now used in sharing to mail
  • Fixed loading for older TAFs

V1.2.6 – February 17th, 2017

  • Added option to show military-code indicator
  • Minor decoder improvements (RVR and present weather)
  • Minor layout changes in widget and app
  • Updated station database (2017-02-14)

V1.2.5 – January 7th, 2017

  • Added language selection (quit and open app after selection to become effective)
  • Added World Mangetic Model (WMM) as an option for up-to-date magnetic variation (in settings)
  • Exclamation mark (!) is shown in front of ICAO/IATA code in menu bar if data is older than 90 minutes
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2017-01-06)

V1.2.4 – November 12th, 2016

  • METAR/TAF are now decoded when shared as email
  • Selection of code in menubar (either ICAO and IATA)
  • Links to airport details from iFlightPlanner/ (US airport only)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2016-11-04); including timezone changes

V1.2.3 – October 12th, 2016

  • Added twilight option SR-30/SS+30, sunrise/sunset in widget
  • Minor layout changes (sunrise/sunset twilight display)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2016-10-11)

V1.2.2 – September 16th, 2016

  • Added user-defined sort order of station (drag and drop them within the list)
  • Added macOS Sierra compatibility for today widget
  • Added loading-update status bar at bottom
  • Minor layout changes in preferences view
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2016-09-14)

V1.2.1 – July 26th, 2016

  • Changed behaviour of favorite station button (can now be switched on/off)
  • Improved widget user interface when station is not selected (or has no data)
  • Improved data storage to avoid problems with disk cleaners
  • Fixed bug when deleting stations
  • Fixed bug when starting up app
  • Replaced map view with link to Apple Maps (due to App Store issues)
  • Updated station database (2016-07-22)

V1.2 – July 5th, 2016

  • Added sort list by country
  • Added weather icon in menu bar (when using temperature only)
  • Added more sharing options
  • Added latest raw METAR in menu bar tooltip
  • Added localizations to Danish, Finnish, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Minor bugfixing: widget redrawing; wrongly showing outdated TAFs; layout

V1.1.1 – June 8th, 2016

  • Fixed bug to set widget station

V1.1 – June 7th, 2016

  • Added Today Widget (displays favorite airport; same as in menu bar)
  • Added localizations in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Norwegian, Italian, Swedish, Dutch
  • Minor layout changes

V1.0 – May 31st, 2016

  • Initial Version