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#1  February 7, 2019 - 2:24pm
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Hi, user of pro versions 4 and 5 here, looking forward to the new release. I don’t mind staying with version 5 for a little longer but since recently two family members bought new iPads (I don’t really want to family share with them) I’d really like to know, when the new release is supposed to arrive. It doesn’t make sense for them to buy the version 5 now since the upgrade would be paid for them and can came any day/week now. So please let me know if we’ll have to wair for days, weeks or even months for the version 6. Thank you.

  February 7, 2019 - 3:28pm
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  PHiLiPZ wrote:

Hi, user of pro versions 4 and 5 here, looking forward to the new release. I don’t mind staying with version 5 for a little longer but since recently two family members bought new iPads (I don’t really want to family share with them) I’d really like to know, when the new release is supposed to arrive. It doesn’t make sense for them to buy the version 5 now since the upgrade would be paid for them and can came any day/week now. So please let me know if we’ll have to wair for days, weeks or even months for the version 6. Thank you.

Lots of folks are getting anxious but the release date is still listed as first quarter of 2019. Keep an eye out here for some of your answers https://firecore.com/forum/topic/22049

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  February 22, 2019 - 10:44am
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If you buy now, you get the upgrade free - where's the downside?

  February 22, 2019 - 11:00am
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  Drestin Black wrote:

If you buy now, you get the upgrade free - where's the downside?

If you subscribe now (and your subscription is current when V6 is released) you'll get the update, if you purchase the stand alone (not the subscription version) version of Infuse 5, you'll still have to purchase V6 the way I understand it.

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  February 22, 2019 - 12:28pm
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Just to clarify, anyone using the free version of Infuse (currently listed as Infuse 5 in the App Store) will receive updates for v6, v7, etc... for free. When the update rolls out, Infuse 5 will be renamed to Infuse 6.

Having an active Pro subscription simply means you will have access to Pro features.

Infuse 6 for iOS and Apple TV is now available!

  March 23, 2019 - 6:15am
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Hi, is the first quarter (march 2019, next week) still the expected release date?

  March 23, 2019 - 10:05am
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  PHiLiPZ wrote:

Hi, is the first quarter (march 2019, next week) still the expected release date?

This is still a valid thread for your answer https://firecore.com/forum/topic/22049

I waiting with Siri remote in hand too. Wink

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  March 24, 2019 - 12:04pm
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Infuse 6 can’t come soon enough for us. We are still using 4 standalone in our household. Will infuse 6 support family sharing with a method other than sharing a trakt account with my mother brother and sister??? It was the only reason I didn’t subscribe to the lifetime discount offer. :’( which was a huge loss to me.

I’m not melodramatic!!! Wink But the sadness is absolute. Frown I prayed you’d fix it, I prayed the lifetime subscription discount would someday return for me, and so then things in my world could finally be set right again! Smile

  March 24, 2019 - 1:21pm
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@nomad: According to the "upcoming features" page ( https://firecore.com/forum/topic/13575 ), multi-user profiles are a "planned" feature but apparently not yet "in progress". Therefore, unfortunately, I highly doubt they're going to arrive with the next version.

  March 24, 2019 - 1:28pm
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baumi is correct, multi user profiles are still on the roadmap for infuse but my guess and it's purely a guess is that the major under the hood changes to V6 were written to allow future features to be better implemented and faster so don't give up hope. I'm waiting for that too so I'm following things pretty closely.

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  March 24, 2019 - 8:17pm
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  baumi wrote:

@nomad: According to the "upcoming features" page ( https://firecore.com/forum/topic/13575 ), multi-user profiles are a "planned" feature but apparently not yet "in progress". Therefore, unfortunately, I highly doubt they're going to arrive with the next version.

You’re misunderstanding, that’s not what I’m asking about. I’m not requesting nor do I need multi user environment feature because every person has their own iPhone, iPad AppleTV. Sharing iOS devices is too cumbersome in the first place, the only Apple device we share is 1 Apple TV in the living room.

What I am asking for is the ability to share an Infuse Apple AppStore/iTunes subscription within our family WITHOUT being required to use 1 trakt account on every device. Doesn’t that interfere and cause frustration if 3 different people stay signed in to the same trakt account on each of their iPhones? I don’t even want to go there. Am I missing something?

  March 24, 2019 - 8:20pm
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  NC Bullseye wrote:

baumi is correct, multi user profiles are still on the roadmap for infuse but my guess and it's purely a guess is that the major under the hood changes to V6 were written to allow future features to be better implemented and faster so don't give up hope. I'm waiting for that too so I'm following things pretty closely.

My query was about “family sharing” of infuse AppStore subscription, not multi user environment features.

  March 27, 2019 - 3:10am
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since iOS review process takes ~8 days the new version should be finished already hopefully
can someone who does have actual information tell us the status?
please don't just point me to an old thread

  March 27, 2019 - 8:06am
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  PHiLiPZ wrote:

since iOS review process takes ~8 days the new version should be finished already hopefully
can someone who does have actual information tell us the status?
please don't just point me to an old thread

I'm getting anxious too. The way I look at it is that with the major under the hood changes with V6 like the all new iCloud based libraries and the revamped playback core Firecore is playing it very safe so we don't end up changing over to the new iCloud system and then having to revert back and rebuild everything all over only to repeat with a new release again

I'm eager to see the new changes but I sure don't want to end up trashing everything and starting from square one just to get something quickly. Everything I need is working so things I "want" can wait a few days more if it means better stability. Wink

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  March 27, 2019 - 11:11am
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Cloud changes were implemented in 5.9 already, 4.5 months ago:

“Cloud streaming has been totally revamped in 5.9. We've added support for Box, Google Team Drives, and OneDrive for Business along with a massive dose of reliability and speed to allow things to work better than ever before.”

It was announced in november and reconfirmed in march, that version 6 will be released in the first quarter. I really hope they deliver, even if there would be necessary updates later (there always are). I have teo people waiting to buy the standalone pro version since november/december, three including me, but I have the prom4 and pro 5 as well.

  March 27, 2019 - 11:22am
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  PHiLiPZ wrote:

Cloud changes were implemented in 5.9 already, 4.5 months ago:

“Cloud streaming has been totally revamped in 5.9. We've added support for Box, Google Team Drives, and OneDrive for Business along with a massive dose of reliability and speed to allow things to work better than ever before.”

It was announced in november and reconfirmed in march, that version 6 will be released in the first quarter. I really hope they deliver, even if there would be necessary updates later (there always are). I have teo people waiting to buy the standalone pro version since november/december, three including me, but I have the prom4 and pro 5 as well.

Cloud streaming yes, not the new iCloud based libraries. That is a MAJOR change and may be taking some fine tuning.

While they may target a release date it's still just a target, software development is like the weather forecast vs what falls from the sky can sometimes be very different.

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  March 27, 2019 - 6:29pm
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Bought a year subscription hearing they would release infuse 6 first quarter. Actually I bought two subscriptions because I was tired of infuse logging me out of my trakt account and ruining family sharing.

I guess if they release the day before April 1st it’s still accurate, but disappointing.

  March 27, 2019 - 7:47pm
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  NC Bullsey wrote:

While they may target a release date it's still just a target, software development is like the weather forecast vs what falls from the sky can sometimes be very different.

I’ve been a developer for 20 years and it’s never been like weather forecast. There usually are set dates for reaching each phase of the development. Statistics how many features have been implemented and tested are very strictly watched. If we were about to miss a deadline we usually worked harder and longer and definitely had to communicate with our customers about every delay.

  March 27, 2019 - 8:12pm
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I’ve been a developer for 20 years and it’s never been like weather forecast. There usually are set dates for reaching each phase of the development. Statistics how many features have been implemented and tested are very strictly watched. If we were about to miss a deadline we usually worked harder and longer and definitely had to communicate with our customers about every delay.

Everything I say about what's going on with Infuse is strictly speculation since I'm not privy to the inside daily operations.

I just find it interesting that so many are up in arms about being "late" when everything I've read says they still haven't missed their estimated time frame yet.

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  March 27, 2019 - 8:29pm
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I haven’t noticed anyone saying they would be late. People just mostly hope they will deliver on time as promised. That’s why we wanted information from someone, who doesn’t have to speculate.

  March 28, 2019 - 8:01am
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  PHiLiPZ wrote:

I haven’t noticed anyone saying they would be late. People just mostly hope they will deliver on time as promised. That’s why we wanted information from someone, who doesn’t have to speculate.

LOL, someone needs to put their life in perspective. A targeted software release date is not a legally binding contract with you. Issues can arise during the approval process and last minute bugs can be found as well. This happens every day of the week with billion dollar companies, and small shops like Firecore have an even tougher task with much fewer resources. Just relax, it will get released when it's ready.

  March 28, 2019 - 8:05am
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I only bought the (two) subscription(s) to beat the update coming out, because they will probably raise prices.

The language used implies as much.

People can be disappointed that “Early 2019” apparently means days before Q2 begins, especially if it’s a “service” they pay for.

  March 28, 2019 - 10:23am
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Speak of the devil...Just saw the update, added it to my devices.

Excited to play around with the new Files and cloud features.

Nice to see the price is the same, too.

  March 28, 2019 - 12:16pm
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Not sure what you mean by same price. Bought Infuse Pro (4) for 9.99€, Infuse Pro 5 for 13.99€ and have the option to get Infuse Pro 6 for a discounted price of 25€. Pretty steep...

  March 28, 2019 - 12:23pm
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I was referring to the subscription.

  March 28, 2019 - 2:37pm
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Looks like they nailed “1st quarter 2019”

Infuse (and this forums helpers) continues to impress.

  March 28, 2019 - 3:39pm
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  Drestin Black wrote:

Looks like they nailed “1st quarter 2019”

Infuse (and this forums helpers) continues to impress.

Just barely, but we made it. Wink

Infuse 6 for iOS and Apple TV is now available!

  March 28, 2019 - 4:16pm
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Will the app simply upgrade in place or do I have to find a v6 and install and migrate things?

  March 29, 2019 - 9:34am
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Will the app simply upgrade in place or do I have to find a v6 and install and migrate things?

If you had the free 'Infuse 5' app, this will automatically update and change to 'Infuse 6'.

If you have the standalone Infuse Pro 5 app, you would need to either download Infuse 6 or Infuse Pro 6 manually.

More info on the options for upgrading from Infuse Pro 5 can be found here.

https://firecore.com/forum/topic/13168

Infuse 6 for iOS and Apple TV is now available!

  March 29, 2019 - 10:31am
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I had the free v5 and then bought a subscription. It updated itself in place. Thank you.