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Rune Lindman Releases QPict Update
By Mike Pasini, The Imaging Resource
(Thursday, June 26, 2003 - 17:18 EDT)

Rune Lindman has updated QPict, his $35 Macintosh media asset manager, with a number of new features and bug fixes.

The free update improves display quality with a user-specified quality/speed setting and adds support for AAC files. Stability on Mac OS 9 is improved and many small issues have also been fixed.

New Features

  • Support for AAC
  • Allow batch process during trial period
  • Shortcuts menu item in Help menu
  • Finder view updated after rename media file
  • Finder view updated after delete media file
  • The "Open With" command in Finder now lists QPict
  • List view column settings are saved in index file
  • Preferences setting for display quality/speed
  • Preferences setting for thumbnail quality/speed
  • Preferences setting for centering large images
  • Import files on desktop command
  • Startup option: Nothing
  • Shortcut key cmd-0 for first item in recent menu


Bug Fixes

  • Exif flash field incorrectly reports as "on" for some files
  • Edit item name problem
  • Cmd-period to terminate tasks causes crash or does nothing
  • Stacking windows fails
  • Sheets windows are disabled during sheet transition
  • Save index fails on some configurations
  • Move to trash fails on some configurations
  • Doesn't work properly on Mac OS 9.0
  • Menu states are not updated when adding items to an empty index
  • Rename saved scripts does not work
  • Menus in an inconsistent state after dismissing "Modify Menu" dialog
  • Thumbnails for PDF files are not created from the first page in the PDF document
  • Crash on quit


For more information or to download QPict, visit the QPict Web site.

Original Source Press Release:

runelindman.com releases QPict version 5.2.6.Rune Lindman has updated QPict, his $35 Macintosh media asset manager, with a number of new features and bug fixes.

About QPict

QPict is a fully featured, easy-to-use media asset manager for all kinds of multimedia files including images, movies, fonts and sounds. QPict offers a very attractive and inexpensive way to view, organize, search and batch process media files. QPict supports standards such as ANPA, EXIF and XML. QPict is used by a large number of newspaper publishers, photographers, web designers, institutions, publishing professionals, scientists and educators all over the world and has been on the market since 1996. QPict has a pricing and feature set that makes it attractive for both professional and personal use. QPict is available as a fully functional trial download at http://www.qpict.net. The price for QPict is as low as $35 for a single user license and can be purchased directly from our web site.

What is new

Building upon the already solid and feature rich platform several new exiting features have been added in version 5.2.6:

New features

* Support for AAC
* Allow batch process during trial period
* Shortcuts menu item in Help menu
* Finder view updated after rename media file
* Finder view updated after delete media file
* The "Open With" command in Finder now lists QPict
* List view column settings are saved in index file
* Preferences setting for display quality/speed
* Preferences setting for thumbnail quality/speed
* Preferences setting for centering large images
* Import files on desktop command
* Startup option: Nothing
* Shortcut key cmd-0 for first item in recent menu

Bug fixes

* EXIF flash field incorrectly reports as "on" for some files
* Edit item name problem
* Cmd-period to terminate tasks causes crash or does nothing
* Stacking windows fails
* Sheets windows are disabled during sheet transition
* Save index fails on some configurations
* Move to trash fails on some configurations
* Doesn't work properly on Mac OS 9.0
* Menu states are not updated when adding items to an empty index
* Rename saved scripts does not work
* Menus in an inconsistent state after dismissing "Modify Menu" dialog
* Thumbnails for PDF files are not created from the first page in the PDF document
* Crash on quit

For a complete list and detailed information please visit our website.

About the company

runelindman.com is a privately held company that specializes in software development and technical consulting. The founder and owner of the company Rune Lindman has many years experience and several successful projects in the areas of multimedia applications and high security development as a Developer, Project Manager or Product Manager.

Contacts

Product web: http://www.qpict.net
Product support: support@qpict.net
Company email contact@runelindman.com
Company web: http://www.runelindman.com

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