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Photo Mechanic Plus, build 6784
« on: March 23, 2023, 12:42:45 PM »
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 6738 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 (R6784) 03/16/2023

• Added: Allow Licensors phone number type to include an unspecified option.
• Added: Disregard case on sorting of IPTC lists.
• Added: Support for more file types in Live Ingest.  Live Ingest now supports all still media types. It also pairs HIF files with RAW and WAV for renaming.
• Added: Visual context for individual file upload status to Uploader window.
• Added: {rand3} and {rand4} variables for 000-999 and 0000-9999 ranges.
• Fixed: Uploaders - the number of "Sent:" files does not accurately reflect the number of successful transmissions.
• Fixed: Thumbnails do not appear correctly in exported web gallery when # symbol exists in image file name and 'Use original filenames for images' checkbox is selected.
• Fixed: Live ingest "STOP" takes too long on slow NAS volumes.
• Fixed: Metadata template does not evaluate variables within code replacements.
• Fixed: Live Ingest creating bad jpeg files when wait times are too short.
• Fixed: Upload progress bar can jump around unexpectedly.
• Fixed: Crash caused by Amazon S3 uploader when using the maximum number of connections.
• Fixed: Ingest & Live Ingest Folder name field is not evaluating hot codes from nested variables.
• Fixed: Retouchup uploader - display notification when selected retouching level isn't supported.
• Fixed: {altitude} variable no longer returns a value for some files.
• Fixed: Ignore "Whole words" setting in Find and Replace when more than one term is used.
• Fixed: Photoshelter uploader will cause high CPU usage when no account is added.

• Fixed: Cursor appears before first character in Metadata Info and Template windows if typing begins too quickly.
• Fixed: Import/Export Prefs - Long entry names aren't displayed.
• Fixed: Deselecting 'Enlarge photos to fit previews and slide shows' checkbox in Preview Preferences no longer functions for lower resolution images.
• Removed: "Automatically Rescan when folder contents change" from Contact Sheet preferences, as it is no longer functional on modern macOS systems.

• Added: Warning when deleting folders from Navigator and Favorites.
• Fixed: Contact sheet does not update when right-click dragging a selection to the Navigator/Favorites and choosing to move files.
• Fixed: Close contact sheet tab after deleting folder in Navigator and Favorites.