iView Multimedia Updates MediaPro to Support DNG 2.4|
Mike Pasini, The Imaging Resource
(Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 15:56 EST)
Version 2.6.3, a free update, adds DNG 2.4 support and Sigma raw with improvements to Minolta and Fuji raw support. Lots of interface enhancements, too!
iView Multimedia has updated its $199 iView MediaPro organizer software to support version 2.4 of Adobe's Digital Negative format and Sigma's raw format, while improving Minolta and Fujifilm raw format support and adding text font and size options to slideshows. The Windows version also adds preliminary support of Microsoft Office documents.
The full list of changes in version 2.6.3 includes:
- Added support for DNG Converter v2.4
- Added preliminary support Sigma raw format (.X3F)
- Improved Minolta raw format support (.MRW). Includes Maxxum 7D
- Improved Fujifilm raw format support (.RAF)
- Added preliminary support for Microsoft Office documents including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint. (Windows only)
- Added Quark XT to allow embedding of a preview image ]
- Added text font and size configuration in slideshow.]
- Implemented Caption editing in list, thumbnails and media views.
- Brought back default catalog name when importing a single folder
- Added support for option+click in all 3 panel lists (fully expands/collapses list)
- Added support command+click (Mac) and control+click (Windows) to purge list contents in both organize and folder list
- Improved mouse-wheel and utility key support (Windows)
- Importing assets using the contextual menu from Finder (Mac) and Explorer (Windows) Mac users please see the Documents folder for installation. This is automatically installed for Windows
- Added support for Windows XP annotations
- Added IPTC data validation
- Corrected issues with labels assigned in version 2.5 of MediaPro for Windows
- Corrected issues with font selection (Windows)
- Fixed sorting issues on date fields
- HTML generator: Fixed problem with filename extensions on galleries containing assets with duplicate names
- Revised folder manager hard disk resolution (Windows)
Visit iView Online to download the free update. And see our review of version 2.5.