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Photo Mechanic Plus, build 6474
« on: April 27, 2022, 09:51:39 AM »
Hello Everyone,

We are pleased to announce an update to Photo Mechanic Plus for macOS and Windows.  This new build of Photo Mechanic Plus addresses a number of issues present in the 6424 build.



On macOS, Photo Mechanic Plus requires Mac OS X 10.10 or higher  If you are using a Mac with macOS 10.9.5 or older, you will need to upgrade to macOS 10.10 or higher to use Photo Mechanic Plus.

On Windows, Photo Mechanic Plus requires a 64-bit edition of Windows 8 or higher.  If you are using Windows 7, or lower, you will need to upgrade to Windows 8 or higher in order to use Photo Mechanic Plus.

Photo Mechanic Plus (R6474) 04/25/2022

• Fixed: JPEGs with no XMP metadata fail to add new XMP metadata when requested.
• Fixed: issues where some HEIC or HIF files fail to update XMP, or could be damaged in very rare circumstances.
• Fixed: issue with handling rotation for HEIC files that are missing the ‘irot’ box.
• Fixed: issue with recognizing XMP in some HEIC files from Samsung Galaxy phones causing multiple XMP blocks to be added.
• Fixed: {aspect} and {aspt} now honor image rotation when used for sorting.
• Fixed: removed non-functional 'Allow edits via keyboard shortcuts' checkbox from Live Slide Show.
• Fixed: Re-enabled ability to rotate JPEG files that are improperly formatted with rotation tag in Exif instead of IFD0 by ON1 software.
• Fixed: Folders that begin with '..' report a permissions issue.
• Fixed: Keywords filter now sorts hierarchically when preference is set.
• Fixed: Proxy Storage setting gets stuck on external storage when switched back to internal storage.

• Fixed: Zoom panning with images that have sizes that are odd numbers is slow to respond.
• Fixed: Droplets menus are now sorted.
• Fixed: Licensors Table Region field should be State/Region.

• No Windows-specific fixes or additions.