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Photo Mechanic 6, Build 4150
« on: December 18, 2019, 05:12:55 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 4150

  ● Fixed: macOS Catalina:Ingesting to folder with special characters shows only 1st image on contact sheet until manual refresh.
  ● Fixed: Save As dialogs don't show suggested name, always show 'Untitled'
  ● Fixed: ExFAT drives with locked files are not erased after ingest.
  ● Fixed: ExFAT drives do not refresh contents when folder is collapsed then expanded in the Navigator and Favorites.
  ● Fixed: Item remains in contact sheet after dragging from contact sheet to another folder until manual rescan.

  ● Added: Send Photos via Email - SMTP From field is separate from the login username.
  ● Fixed: Missing vcomp140.dll.
  ● Fixed: Variables entry by clicking on list not working correctly. Leads to app crash.
  ● Fixed: Preview Info panel overlays other panels.
  ● Fixed: Erase after Ingest now reports success correctly.

  ● Added: HEIF/HEIC support, cross-platform, preliminary (read only)
  ● Added: Allow selection of .tsv extension (tab separated value files) in Code Replacement dialog.
  ● Fixed: Allow users to add Lightroom as editor, shows warning and suggests a workaround.
  ● Fixed: Open Folder and Subfolders Replacing Contact Sheet not working correctly, always opens new tab.
  ● Fixed: Fixed garbled text for lens model reported by {lenstype} variable when length of string is 3 characters or less.
  ● Fixed: Wrong date after loading an IPTC template.
  ● Fixed: Final rescan not happening when opening Contact Sheet at end of Ingest.
  ● Fixed: "Move" feature of Copy/Move is deleting metadata.
  ● Fixed: Embedded XMP is not transferred to sidecar XMP when adding GPS to RAW file.