macOS Photos Updates

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Current Release:

Version 4.1.5 December 31, 2020

Suggested Requirements:
macOS 10.13+ (High Sierra)
Apple Photos 3.0 or Apple Pages 7.0+
Minimum Requirements:
macOS 10.11+ (El Capitan).
Apple Pages 5.0
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January 8, 2021 Version 4.1.5 Build 202101081

  • Fix: Ruler fix

December 31, 2020 Version 4.1.4 Build 202012311

  • Fix: Ruler fix

December 1, 2020 Version 4.1.3 Build 202012011

  • Fix: Calendar grid fix

November 25, 2020 Version 4.1.2 Build 202011251

  • Fix: Improved iCloud support

November 19, 2020 Version 4.1.1 Build 202011191

  • Feature: Apple Silicon Support!
  • Feature: Add Holidays and Contact Birthdays
  • Feature: Drag Photos onto Dates

November 2, 2020 Version 4.0.5 Build 202011023

  • Feature: Advanced template styles: Borders, shadows, colors.
  • Feature: New Color Palette Interface
  • Feature: Improved Template Browser
  • Feature: Improved Element alignment guides
  • Feature: 2021 Calendars Now Available
  • Feature: Remote Refresh of Templates
  • Fix: Background task optimizations
  • Fix: Raster Placeholder Image Bug
  • Fix: Rename Project Bug
  • Fix: Deleted Element Page Warning Bug

June 22, 2020 at 10:15 AM Version 3.1.0 Build 202006191

  • Feature: Improved image tray with sort by original file name, date created, and date added.
  • Fix: Dark Mode Tweaks.
  • Fix: Imported Photos project Tweaks.

May 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM Version 3.0.7 Build 202005181

  • Fix: Rename projects from sidebar
  • Fix: Crop issues with unit conversion

May 20, 2020 at 10:30 AM Version 3.0.6 Build 202005022

  • Fix: Link Launching, Icon Cleanup, Cross Platform Refactor

April 30, 2020 at 10:30 AM Version 3.0.5 Build 202004291

  • Fix: Apple Photos maximum photo bug for projects with a large number of images

April 23, 2020 at 12:00 PM Version 3.0.4 Build 202004221

  • Fix: Text Edit Tool Causing Crash
  • Fix: Raster Image Crash

April 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM Version 3.0.3 BUILD 202004161

  • Feature: Copy Support Info Button for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Fix: Copy Support Info Button for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Fix: Warning for Empty Pages.
  • Fix: Images disappearing on certain projects.
  • Fix: PDF Creator is set to "PrestoPhoto Extension" on PDF Export for troubleshooting purposes.

March 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM Version 3.0.2 BUILD 202003201

  • Fix: Feature: Prompt to Review App.

Feb 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM Version 3.0.1 BUILD 202002281

  • Fix: Crash when some customers (by which we mean internal testers) maniacally pressed the cover spread button. This might have fixed background rasterizations too

Feb 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM Version 3.0.0 BUILD 202002212

  • Feature: Custom Dust Jacket Flaps
  • Feature: 2-Page Spreads for pages and full spread covers allow images to span entire book design from left to right.

January 2, 2020 at 12:00 PM Version 2.4.2 BUILD 201912312

  • Feature: Add multiple new pages to your current book at the same time with the new Append feature under Change Theme
  • Fix: Improved iCloud Photo Asset handling and detection
  • Fix: Text boxes now grow to fit text if the text is overflowing
  • Fix: Caching Crash from LR Cache has been resolved
  • Fix: Editing Photos on 10.15 could result in a crash, now resolved
  • Fix: Photo Asset Tray now keeps its position while resizing its work area
  • Fix: Text color and text background color options have been visually updated
  • Fix: Moved Page Background color to bottom edit area
  • Fix: Fixed bug where users could crash on 10.15 while Autoflowing a book
  • Fix: Fixed erratic image box resizing behavior
  • Fix: Help Links within App fixed
  • Fix: The Photo Tray now shows all images chronologically, it would display large portions in the wrong order
  • Fix: Font Sizes now scale with your chosen book size
  • Fix: Page Thumbnail Preview Tray performance greatly improved (adding multiple pages in a row, moving between pages)

November 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.4.1 BUILD 201911181

  • Feature: Face detection with auto-selected templates
  • Fix: Stability improvements:
    • Adding and Removing Pages
    • Reflowing Books with New Themes
Download Archive Version 2.4.1

November 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.4.0 BUILD 201911132

  • Feature: 2020 Calendars have been added to the App
    • Use any of our templates to create a calendar
    • Two different calendar grid layouts to select from: Classic and Sheer
    • Choose between Sunday and Monday week starts
  • Feature: Page content warnings added, we now detect for:
    • Face Detection to prevent Cropping
    • Typos in Text
    • Empty Image Spots
    • Empty Text Boxes
    • Text Boxes with placeholder text
  • Fix: Speed Improvements with Page Changing & Core ML Processing
  • Fix: Improper rastered text wrapping
  • Fix: Improved template selection
Download Archive Version 2.4.0

October 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.3.0 BUILD 201910253

  • Feature: New streamlined upload process:
    • We now only upload one page at a time
    • If you make a change to a page or if your transfer was interrupted, we'll only upload new or changed content
  • Feature: New print resolution preview displays during project upload process
  • Fix: Improved adding photos to existing projects and editing photos in projects
Download Archive Version 2.3.0

October 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.2.0 BUILD 201910171

  • Fix: Improved Catalina Compatibility
  • Fix: Delete images in content mode
  • Fix: Adding images to project
Download Archive Version 2.2.0

October 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.1.6 BUILD 2019101001

  • Fix: Catalina Compatibility Update
  • Fix: Adding Prints Crash
  • Fix: Race Condition in Summary Preview
  • Fix: Better Handling of Dateless Images without EXIF Data
Download Archive Version 2.1.6

October 7, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.1.4 BUILD 201910062

  • Fix: Text Edit crashes
  • Fix: Drag and Drop crashes
Download Archive Version 2.1.4

September 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.1.3 BUILD 201909273

  • Feature: Nifty new previews for your photo books can be seen in the Project View in Apple Photos
  • Feature: New Site Notice and Update Notifications to keep you up to date
  • Feature: Text Boxes now moveable in content mode
  • Feature: Export TIFF support added
  • Fix: Revamped Page Thumbnail View
Download Archive Version 2.1.3

September 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.1.2 BUILD 201909161

  • Fix: Text editing crashes
  • Fix: Saving text when changing pages
  • Fix: Coffee Mug Preview Refresh
  • Fix: PDF Export covers were in reverse order
  • Fix: Threading performance in app
Download Archive Version 2.1.2

September 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.1.1 BUILD 201909161

  • Fix: Print sets Add and Remove pages added
Download Archive Version 2.1.1

September 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.1 BUILD 201909141

  • Feature: Added 2 new templates: Gallery and Contemporary
  • Feature: Find the perfect template layout for your current page by turning on the new Auto-Select tool
  • Feature: Updated in app Customer Service chat service
  • Feature: Smart Placement added to select the best photos from your selected photos while AutoFlowing your photo book
  • Feature: Spell check added throughout all projects
  • Fix: Major runtime speed increases
  • Fix: Reduced and more efficient RAM usage
  • Fix: Optimized asset tray image handling
  • Fix: AutoFlow process more efficient with system assets
  • Fix: Text boxes always remain inside crop guides
  • Fix: Default crop now set to maximum image area for the print

August 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM Version 2.0.3 BUILD 20190824

  • Feature: Added Layout Flip options to flip your page layout vertically or horizontally
  • Fix: Template Bug Fixes
  • Fix: Background Opacity Bug resolved
  • Fix: Other Bug fixes

August 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM Version 2.0.2 BUILD 20190822

  • Fix: Fixed PDF export bug
  • Fix: Other Bug fixes

August 21, 2019 at 2:48 PM Version 2.0.1 BUILD 20190821

  • Feature: First release to the App Store
  • Fix: Bug fixes

August 12, 2019 at 3:28 PM BUILD 20190812

  • Feature: Dark mode support added for macOS 10.14+
  • Feature: Better template viewing and selecting controls
  • Feature: Change your template and re-flow your book at any time
  • Feature: New Picture Book Template options
  • Fix: New AI for photo placement and template selection when you create and flow and auto-flow a new book:
    • Determines the best photos for the photo book page
    • Chooses the most appropriate template based off of the shape and size of the photos for the page
  • Fix: UI updates from previous alpha and beta builds
  • Fix: Other bug fixes

July 24, 2019 at 1:06 PM BUILD 190724 #70c6d35d1

  • Feature: Product purchasing functionality added in app across all products
  • Feature: Duplicate your page designs with our new page duplication button
  • Feature: Added dozens of new template page options across Modern Lines and the Photo Essay templates
  • Feature: Template page filter to easily find the design that fits your needs
  • Fix: Work around macOS rdar://46115233 bug causing font color changing on save
  • Fix: Other bug and UI fixes

July 10, 2019 at 1:39 PM BUILD 190710 #8ce02788

  • Feature: Added new photo book project creation options:
    • Entering book page length instead of adding pages manually once book is created
    • Choice to Autofill book with photos or place photos yourself
    • Choose your template to start or fill the book with 1 page photo spreads
  • Fix: Fixed issue with TouchBar enabled MacBook Pro users crashing when adding text
  • Feature: Added new photo tray Time Filter feature, so you can sort through batches of photos with ease based off when the photo was taken.
  • Fix: Other bug and UI fixes

Sep 21, 2018 at 9:14 AM Version 1.1

  • Feature: Added new template options for Apple Pages
  • Fix: Other bug and UI fixes
Download Archive Version 1.1

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