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Photo Mechanic 6, Build 6856
« on: September 20, 2023, 03:57:47 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 issues present in the 6784 build.



On macOS, Photo Mechanic 6 requires Mac OS X 10.14 or higher  If you are using a Mac with macOS 10.13 or older, you will need to upgrade to macOS 10.14 or higher to use Photo Mechanic 6.

On Windows, Photo Mechanic 6 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 6.

Version 6.0 Build 6856 (09/20/2023)

• Added: The {iseq} variable can now go above 65535.
• Added: Automatically reduce the number of simultaneous upload connections when the server returns a maximum number of clients error.
• Added: Update Incremental Ingest file during Ingest. Prevents duplicate files from being ingested if the program crashes or hangs during the Ingest process.
• Added: PhotoDeck upload template version 2.0.
• Added: Improved accuracy of checkbox wording in Find and Replace Criteria.
• Fixed: Locked/Tagged photos are not being Ingested first when renaming with the {seqn} variable.
• Fixed: FTP v6 upload template now supports alternative date format in directory listing.
• Fixed: IPTC lists don't save until the program is quit.
• Fixed: Unable to move locked/protected/read-only files.
• Fixed: The upload progress bar in the Tasks Info panel isn't updating.
• Fixed: FTP v6 upload template destination path isn’t correct on some NAS devices.
• Fixed: Photo Mechanic slows down significantly when attempting to add or modify metadata with large amounts of Adobe Camera RAW settings in XMP sidecar files. Speed is improved somewhat when RAW Rendering via the Adobe DNG Converter is enabled. Speed is improved significantly when it is disabled.
• Fixed: Photo Mechanic changes Date Created value for PNG files after assigning a color class or star rating.
• Fixed: Save As operation not including all XMP namespace fields.
• Fixed: "Show soft rotation indicator" preference should not also hide color label and star rating when disabled.
• Fixed: Application crash when attempting to render HEIC files from OnePlus 10 Pro 5G.
• Removed: Twitter upload template.

• Fixed: Incorrect Navigator Panel hover behavior for some long folder names.
• Fixed: Cannot Eject CF Express Type A volume from the Navigator panel.
• Fixed: Edit-->Spotlight Search Captured/Last Modified 'Exactly' and 'Between' do not return results.
• Fixed: A delay when panning around an image in the Preview window when zoomed to 50%.
• Fixed: Top-level folders in the Favorites panel don’t sort correctly.
• Fixed: Cursor alternates between hand and pointer when Zoom is enabled on videos in the Preview window.

• Fixed: Loading of XMP files by drag-and-drop to the application icon in the Taskbar.
• Fixed: Reveal in Navigator does not highlight specified folder after switching between contact sheet tabs.
• Fixed: Application crash when performing a drag-and-drop operation when the target is in the Taskbar.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2023, 01:28:58 PM by Kirk Baker »