MarkAble works with iTunes again!

I have good news. I have been advised by Andrea Duerke, a MarkAble user, that the latest version of Apple’s iTunes ( works with MarkAble, restoring functionality which was broken with the introduction of 12.7.1. I have checked this out and it does seem that MarkAble works again, which is great. My thanks to Andrea … [Read more…]

Workarounds for iTunes 12.7 problem

Good News Good news — MarkAble works again with iTunes! See this post! As previously advised, iTunes 12.7 breaks MarkAble. If you are prepared to uninstall iTunes and reinstall an earlier version of iTunes, then MarkAble should still work. Below are some approaches to working around the problem, provided by helpful customers, to whom many … [Read more…]

MarkAble and iTunes 12.7

As I’ve long feared, Apple has changed the way that iTunes works, and the latest version (12.7) has broken the interface which MarkAble was using to control it. MarkAble is entirely dependent on iTunes for its functions, and so this is a major problem. One solution for existing users: if you only use iTunes for … [Read more…]

MarkAble and Windows 10

MarkAble seems to be working fine with Windows 10. Indeed, my development machine has now been upgraded to run Windows 10.

Chapter Master and Apple QuickTime

There have been serious security issues reported with QuickTime for Windows, and Apple recently announced that it would no longer be supporting QuickTime in future on the Windows platform, nor would it be addressing such security concerns. In the light of this, I have changed Chapter Master so that it no longer requires QuickTime, and … [Read more…]

MarkAble and Windows 8

I have received a handful of reports complaining that MarkAble doesn’t work correctly under Windows 8. Specifically, that it hangs while trying to compile the final AAC audio file. I have spent some time trying to reproduce the error, but haven’t been able to do so. That makes it extremely hard for me to fix. … [Read more…]

Welcome to the non-forum!

Why is this now a static FAQs website and no┬álonger a forum? What a good question! The main reason is the absurd amount of housekeeping which was required to keep the user forum free from automatically generated spam. Sadly, the reality nowadays is that the spambots have taken over and destroyed many previously useful features … [Read more…]