Author Topic: Photo Mechanic 6, Build 6026  (Read 3198 times)

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Photo Mechanic 6, Build 6026
« on: August 25, 2021, 10:19:48 AM »
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 issues present in the 5997 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 6026 (08/24/2021)

• Added: Ability to save GPS coordinates in XMP for PSD, HEIC, and HIF files.
• Fixed: Auto-Ingest and Show Ingest Disks on mount of camera card fails to work with cards from various cameras.
• Fixed: Quicktime GPS coordinates in MOV files were being incorrectly interpreted as DDD.D format regardless of actual ISO 6709 layout (e.g. DDDMMSS.S).
• Fixed: Zero-byte XMP files are no longer created when out of disk space.
• Fixed: Handling of Slack-modified HEIC files (Slack removes Exif and XMP).

• No macOS-specific changes were made.

• No Windows-specific changes were made.

On Windows, you may see a window like the following appear when you try to install:

This is due to our recently updated code signing certificate.  As long as you see Camera Bits, Inc. as the publisher, you can trust the installer and choose "Run anyway".  In time, as our certificate gains trust by Microsoft Defender, these warnings will cease to occur.