BlinkStick Client 2.0-RC9 released with OSX support!

BlinkStick Client on OSX

New BlinkStick Client 2.0-RC9 has been released. Fixes and improvements in this release:

  • Mac OSX support, tested on Mavericks and Yosemite.
  • New icons for UI
  • Latest version of GTK 2.12.30 supported

OS X release does not support the following notifications yet:

  • Ambilight – ambilight effect by calculating average color of the screen
  • Application – active application trigger
  • Disk Space – notification about disk space used
  • Keyboard – ability to use keyboard shortcut to trigger a pattern

The support for these notifications will be added in the future releases.

Download the new release:

OSX release requires Mono runtime which can be downloaded by following this link:

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BlinkStick Client RC6 release

New version of BlinkStick Client application RC6 has been released!

  • Ability to specify channel for notifications to support all channels of BlinkStick Pro
  • Improved pattern animations, now they are a lot smoother
  • Improvements to remote control notification which adds support to specify channel, first and last LEDs. Support to set color or play pattern.

You can find more details about new remote control API for BlinkStick Client application by following this link.

Download the new release BlinkStickClient-Setup-2.0-rc6-x86.exe.

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Python package updated to 0.7.0

BlinkStick Python package now fully supports Windows OS. It currently has been tested only with Python 2.7. The documentation on the BlinkStick Python website describes how to install pip package for all popular operating systems:

One more additional feature has been introduced. Library now automatically restores USB device handles if BlinkStick was removed and the reinserted into any of the USB ports.

If you already have all prerequisites for your operating system, then installation is very simple:

sudo pip install blinkstick

If you have older version of blinkstick module installed, run the following command:

sudo pip install blinkstick --upgrade

Python package updated to 0.5.0

Python BlinkStick package has been updated to 0.5.0.

Rob Berwick has done an amazing job and created color animations for BlinkStick Python API. They are covered with 3 main functions:

  • blink – blinks the specified color
  • pulse – pulses the specified color
  • morph – morphs from current color to the specified color

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BlinkStick Client application release 1.0.0


A new version of BlinkStick client application has been released. This version addresses the issues some users had with installing application on various Windows versions. It now has been tested and confirmed working on XP SP3, Vista, 7 and 8. In addition to better Windows OS support, the following improvements have been made:

  • AmbiLight mode
  • Improved device detection in Windows XP and Vista
  • Bug fixes and other minor improvements

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Python package updated to 0.3.0

Python Blinkstick package has been updated to 0.3.0.

This version has the following improvements:

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