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HEIC support
« on: November 06, 2019, 02:50:36 PM »
I teach photography to an under-serviced inner city junior high school. It was easy to manage the kids photos when I could use Photo Mechanic. I can't afford to go buy new software and i've been really struggling since more and more of the kids are using the HEIC format on their phones. If the next major upgrade doesn't have support i might to have to let my decade long relationship with Camera Bits go. What a tragedy!

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Re: HEIC support
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2019, 05:27:58 PM »
I teach photography to an under-serviced inner city junior high school. It was easy to manage the kids photos when I could use Photo Mechanic. I can't afford to go buy new software and i've been really struggling since more and more of the kids are using the HEIC format on their phones. If the next major upgrade doesn't have support i might to have to let my decade long relationship with Camera Bits go. What a tragedy!

The next major update to Photo Mechanic will be Photo Mechanic 7.  We will add HEIC support in Photo Mechanic 6, but it will require macOS 10.13+ or Windows 10.  I don't have a timeline for you though but we are looking into it.

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