Cathode 2 is finally available on the Mac App Store. Here’s the link.

To all the customers who have been using version 1.2, thanks for being patient, and we hope you enjoy the free update.

Here’s an overview of the changes:

  • Retina support
  • More Unicode characters
  • Font pixel scaling
  • Improved window resizing
  • Options for less CPU/battery consumption
  • Much better terminal emulation
  • Save screenshots
  • View your webcam as ASCII art
  • Mac OS X 10.8 support

Here are the release notes:

Save Screenshots

  • Use the File menu or Command-Shift-P
  • Saves PNGs with transparency.
  • Works with retina displays.

Bug Fixes

  • A crash related to closing windows has been fixed.
  • Typing in a disconnected terminal now works properly.
  • Improved stability with the following graphics cards:
    • Intel HD 3000
    • ATI Radeon HD series