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Photo Mechanic 6, Build 5216
« on: October 12, 2020, 07:17:52 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 5029 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 5216

 ● Added: Add extension naming options to use case of original file's extension or force upper/lower case when no existing file.
 ● Added: Tip of the Day system. You can turn it off by setting a checkbox in the window that shows the tips. You can open the Tip of the Day from the Help menu if you want to see it again.
 ● Fixed: PhotoShelter uploader does not allow access to "Organizations" dropdown.
 ● Fixed: Save Photos As progress hangs when the watermark is set to 'draw text' with an empty text field.
 ● Fixed: Demo activation issues for people who had tried a demo of Photo Mechanic 6.
 ● Fixed: Google Maps does not place a pin at the center of the map if the cursor is moving when released.

 ● Added: Made the tab bar overflow menu appear whenever there are two or more tabs.  Also decreased the delay for tooltips over controls (like the Contact Sheet tabs.)
 ● Fixed: Renaming images (inline) in arrangement sort loses arrangement.
 ● Fixed: Crop box is misaligned in Zoomed view on Preview window when zoom results in a preview that is smaller than the display area.

 ● Fixed: A GDI handle leak that was responsible for the crashes that many users have been experiencing since Photo Mechanic 6 was released. We have confirmation that this bug has finally been fixed and stability is much improved.
 ● Fixed: Sorting after inline renaming is now consistent.
 ● Fixed: Paste Snapshot keyboard shortcut opens 'View' menu.