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Photo Mechanic 6, Build 3558
« on: August 14, 2019, 03:49:55 PM »
Hello everyone,

We are pleased to announce an update to Photo Mechanic 6 for macOS and Windows.  This new build of Photo Mechanic 6 addresses a number of issues present in the previous build.



On macOS, Photo Mechanic 6 requires Mac OS X 10.10 or higher  If you are using a Mac with macOS 10.9.x or older, you will need to upgrade to macOS 10.10 or higher to use Photo Mechanic 6.

On Windows, Photo Mechanic 6, requires a 64-bit edition of Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.  If you are using Windows Vista, XP, NT, 2000, ME, 98 or 95, you will need to upgrade to Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 in order to use Photo Mechanic 6.

Version 6.0 Build 3558

• Fixed: Deleting an image from Preview window would leave a blank thumbnail until the contact sheet was rescanned.
• Fixed: Modification time not preserved during Ingest / Copy.
• Fixed: Size Info Unavailable when Command-clicking a thumbnail.
• Fixed: Incomplete Rescan process when folder content changes.
• Fixed: Single click zoom toggle opens image zoomed in.
• Fixed: No title on Contact Sheet tab when folder is opened recursively.
• Fixed: Modification time not preserved during Ingest / Copy
• Slideshow feature now allows user to hit “return” to start slideshow from the dialog.

• Fixed: Structured Keywords dialog is empty on new installations.
• Fixed: Deleting an image from a contact sheet would leave a blank thumbnail until the contact sheet was rescanned.
• Fixed: Showing Tasks pane after startup now shows existing and new tasks.
• Fixed: Ingest won't start with Apply Metadata Template checked.
• Fixed: sorting inconsistencies in Navigator.
• Fixed: Crop icon (in Preview) does not always display.
• Fixed: Primary image in 2-up mode alternates position when opening Preview.
• Fixed: Preview 2-up mode: secondary image always starts from 1st image on Contact Sheet.
• Windows Installer now recalls the last installation location when performing an install.
• The Favorites list is now global across all PM products allowing for products to share the same list of Favorites.

• Performance and stability improvements to the inner workings of Photo Mechanic.
• Performance improvements in Contact Sheet and Preview windows.
• Improved uploading to SmugMug allowing for gallery names exceeding 32 characters.
• Better lens info is now returned from the {lenstype} variable.
• Find/Find and Replace performance improvements.
• Added support for Olympus Tough TG-6 RAW format.
• Feature: Reverse Geo now allows user to specify language. Settings are in Preferences->GPS tab (new tab was added for this support).
• Fixed: Preview Info panel Snapshots not updating.
• Fixed: Search failure when using folder path and capture date range.
• Fixed: If a jpeg file only has an IPTC section, Photo Mechanic 6 does not find the IPTC Date.
• Fixed: Incorrect creation date shown for JPEG.
• Fixed: If a jpeg has an embedded ICC profile, then using the Embed ICC profile into Jpegs utility, with the box checked to Replace any existing profiles, will cause a file corruption.
• Fixed: Adjust Capture Times now sets the file system creation date correctly.
• Fixed: Amazon Cloud Drive uploader - Column Browser fails when more than 200 folders exist.
• Fixed: False PM6 upgrade eligibility message on expired PM5 license keys.
• Fixed: Incorrect Image Rotation on CNX2-processed NEFs that have crop set on them.
• Updated sample text fields for Slideshow to use a gray background color and only single line.
• Fixed: Save as RAW+JPEG selection not available unless RAW rendering enabled.