Quartz Builder has been updated not once, but twice since its original release in spring of this year! The application that allows you to easily create applications from your Quartz Composer creations now boasts numerous added features and improvements to performance:

 QuartzBuilder 1.1 improvements:

  • Iterator Accelerator – reduces iterator overhead by 5-15%
  • Streamlined event handling
  • Launch an app in fullscreen mode on any monitor
  • Screen count & dimensions provided to the composition at runtime
  • Drag and drop support
  • Your generated apps can now fade-in on startup and fade-out on exit 
  • Automatic updating via Sparkle

QuartzBuilder 1.2 improvements:

  • Added User-interactive Composition Parameters
  • Further performance improvements
  • Improved security
  • Better resource location
  • Improved support for features in Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6), including gestures