ACDSee Photo Studio Beta 8 Release Notes

New Features

  • Added ability to open the target of alias folders in ACDSee
  • Added ability to enter cropping dimensions in Develop mode
  • Added ability to exit the ACDSee Preferences menu via the ESC keyboard shortcut
  • Added "Select Tagged" to the file list Select dropdown menu
  • Added ability to cancel Remove Orphans while in progress and improved progress feedback
  • Added ability to take an image in Manage mode to View mode via Spacebar key

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash when moving from Manage mode to Develop mode with some RAW images in 10.13 only
  • Fixed a crash when zooming in View and Develop mode in 10.13 only
  • Fixed an issue where Save As dialog is missing title in 10.13 only
  • Fixed some graphical artifacts in Manage mode in 10.13 only
  • Fixed an issue where the import dialog is blank in 10.13 only
  • Fixed an issue where the Preferences dialog may be blank or non-responsive in 10.13 only
  • Fixed an issue where the Label Set dialog may be blank in 10.13 only
  • Fixed a crash when clicking an area selected in View mode using the Select tool in 10.13 only
  • Fixed an issue where the Favorites feature is non-functional in 10.13 only
  • Fixed an issue where customized sort methods can't be added to the Sort dropdown menu
  • Fixed an issue where the ACDSee Caption field in the Properties pane doesn't display input when typing
  • Fixed the "Show import dialog when a camera is connected" preference
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect file list item selection after a file operation completes
  • Fixed an issue where renaming with the Import dialog's "Current Date" token results in incorrect output with default format (mm/dd/yy)
  • Fixed an issue where the progress dialog hangs when importing a single item from an iOS device
  • Fixed a crash when disconnecting an iOS device
  • Fixed an issue where with multiple iOS devices connected, the Import dialog only shows images from one device
  • Fixed an issue where the file list can't be sorted if browsing an iOS device
  • Fixed an issue where file operation commands incorrectly appear enabled when selecting items on an iOS device
  • Fixed an issue where Select All Files and Select All Images don't work if browsing an iOS device
  • Fixed an issue where the timezone of videos in the Import dialog is ignored by the file list but respected by the calendar
  • Fixed an issue where Properties pane dimensions are not updated after Batch Resize on removable drive
  • Fixed an issue where Batch rename counter tokens sometimes produces non-unique numbers
  • Fixed an issue where the metadata tokens in the Batch Rename tool are non-functional if the file is excluded from the database
  • Fixed an issue where the text input box is not automatically selected when saving a Batch Preset
  • Fixed an issue with Batch Resize where "_resize" is automatically appended to the filename even when removing the source file
  • Fixed an issue where an image's ACDSee Date is not applied to a new image encoded via Batch Change Format or Resize
  • Fixed an issue where adjusting the creation date of JPGs via the Batch Adjust Time Stamp tool also changes the modification date
  • Fixed an issue where adjusting the EXIF Date/Time Original value via a saved Batch Preset doesn't work
  • Fixed an issue where IPTC and EXIF metadata is not written to JPG images via Batch preset on import
  • Fixed an issue where Batch Adjust Time Stamp destroys a file's IPTC Extended metadata and embedded ACDSee metadata if the file is encodable and timestamp changed is EXIF Date Time Original
  • Fixed an error when importing the same image twice and applying a Batch Develop preset the second time
  • Fixed an issue where ACDSee Keywords can't be assigned via the Batch Set Information tool
  • Fixed an issue where Quick search initially produces last searched results and then after a delay the current search results
  • Fixed an issue where Shift-select of file list items is not working as expected
  • Fixed an issue where the Copy Develop Settings tool is non-functional
  • Fixed an issue where clicking on column headers in List view doesn't sort the file list
  • Fixed an issue where creating a new folder in a Shared folder fails to prompt for folder name
  • Fixed an issue where thumbnails are not immediately generated after file operations (e.g. Paste, New Folder with Selection)
  • Fixed an issue where Spotlight comment written in Finder can't be read in ACDSee
  • Fixed an issue where thumbnails are missing in List view if the image is on an excluded drive
  • Fixed an issue where the position of the selected image in the filmstrip is incorrect when moving to View or Develop mode
  • Fixed an issue where the GUI doesn't update immediately in View mode after Rename or Batch Rename
  • Fixed an issue where a Spotlight comment can't be written to a file that is excluded from the database
  • Fixed an issue where Reveal in Folders Tree may select the wrong folder in the folder tree
  • Fixed an issue where auto-rotated ARW and PEF images on excluded external drives are vertically compressed
  • Fixed an issue where ACDSee keyword assignment is not shown in the GUI until restart after running "Embed Database Information In Selected Files"
  • Fixed an issue where ACDSee Keywords can't be created or assigned by typing in the ACDSee Metadata Properties pane Keywords field
  • Fixed an issue where renaming an open folder in Finder causes the file list to become blank in ACDSee
  • Fixed an issue where embedding database information in an unlabeled image sets the Label field to a "space"
  • Fixed an issue where ACDSee becomes unresponsive when opening an image from Finder in the iCloud drive
  • Fixed an issue where the status bar doesn't update correctly when performing file operations
  • Fixed an issue where selecting two different types of drives causes the item count in the status bar to count up
  • Fixed an issue where Delete Permanently is missing a confirmation dialog
  • Fixed an issue where overlay icons incorrectly appear in the Filmstrip if unchecked then rechecked in Preferences
  • Fixed an issue where Cancel and Apply buttons may be missing in the Properties pane
  • Fixed an issue where EXIF metadata is not displayed if the file is excluded from the database
  • Fixed an issue where metadata can't be written to PNG files that don't have existing XMP metadata
  • Fixed a crash when rotating certain filetypes (e.g. PBM)
  • Fixed a crash when applying a Develop Preset if the image is in a locked folder
  • Fixed an issue where the Rotate command incorrectly rotates the thumbnail even if the image is in a locked folder
  • Fixed an issue where an image initially appears stretched or compressed in View Mode after rotating it in Develop Mode
  • Fixed an issue where an image has incorrect aspect ratio in View mode when flipped and rotated
  • Fixed an issue where the Temperature quick key <W> does not work in Develop mode
  • Fixed an issue where the Crop tool Constrain proportion option is not remembered
  • Fixed an issue where the Crop tool Constrain Proportion option changes the image's orientation
  • Fixed an issue where the Crop setting is not reset correctly on Reset to Defaults for rotated images
  • Fixed an issue where Locked images can be opened in Develop mode
  • Fixed a crash when viewing a Slideshow
  • Fixed a memory leak when viewing a Slideshow
  • Fixed an issue where the Slideshow delay interval is incorrect if there is no transition
  • Fixed an issue where applying certain filtering criteria will not filter the file list properly
  • Fixed an issue where with multiple monitors, Slideshow may appear on unexpected monitor
  • Fixed an issue with Slideshow "Pan & Zoom" transition effect
  • Fixed an issue where Slideshow transitions are non-functional if images are on an iOS device
  • Fixed an issue where an ACDSee Mac Pro 3 database backup is modified when restored
  • Fixed an issue where IPTC metadata fails to display after restoring an ACDSee Mac Pro 3 database if the image is RAW and unscanned in ACDSee Beta and returned via Quick Search

Notes

  • Databases from ACDSee 4.0 Beta 7 and earlier are not compatible with Beta 8
  • Although we strive to maintain backward compatibility with previous Betas, please be aware this is Beta software. Future changes may occur which break compatibility with the current Beta release.

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System Requirements

Hardware
  • Mac computer with an Intel® processor
  • 1GB RAM minimum, 2GB recommended
  • 100MB free hard drive space for installation
Software
  • Mac OS X v10.11 or higher