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What's new in this version:

MarsEdit 4.3

This update contains a number of improvements to MarsEdit's media handling and general usability:
- Improvements to handling of uploaded GIF images
- Support resizing animated GIFs while preserving animation
- Fix a bug that caused some GIF images to be uploaded as empty files
- Fix a bug where GIF images uploaded to Tumblr blogs were converted to PNG format

Interface improvements:
- Refine Dark Mode support in the Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented a visual divider line from appearing in Media Manager
- Change the "New Category" placeholder text to a subtler style
- Improve status messages when refreshing blog
- Revised Preferences layout to unify General and Editing into single "General" tab

Other improvements:
- Fix a crash that could occur when undoing after "Restore Default" in the Quick Posts template editor
- Fix the size of preview window content to match what is seen in web browsers
- Fix a missing image MarsEdit Help in Text Filters documentation
- Support new distinction between created and modified dates on posts
- Fix a bug that could cause additional image markup to be entered when adding a photo to a Tumblr post

MarsEdit 4.2.6
- Restore ability to upload images to Google's Blogger/Blogspot blogs

MarsEdit 4.2.5
- Restore functionality of tab and shift-tab for changing the indentation level in lists
- Improve authentication reliabiity for WordPress servers that return invalid authentication challenges
- Fix authentication prompt for Livedoor and other AtomPub based APIs
- Fix a crash that occured while reorganizing the Format menu contents
- Fix a crash when a server returns unexpected data in response to a new post request

MarsEdit 4.2.4
- Fix a crashing bug when launching MarsEdit 4.2.3 on macOS 10.12
- Fix a bug that made the app unresponsive when dragging text from one position to another in Plain Text mode

MarsEdit 4.2.2
- Add a Photos Library usage explanation to make accessing Photos on macOS Mojave 10.14 more reliable
- Fix a bug where the Preview Window sometimes didn't update to reflect changed CSS rules in a template

MarsEdit 4.2.1
- Support Mojave's new Continuity Camera feature for taking pictures from an iPhone's camera
- Dark Mode: fix text color in Crash Reporter console log display
- Support "Extended Entry" content in preview template downloader
- Restore support for dragging URLs from Safari into MarsEdit's editor

MarsEdit 4.2
- Support for macOS Mojave 10.14 Dark Mode
- Avoids aggressively reloading the preview window after inserting an image into a post
- Restores ability for MarsEdit to launched as a login item but "hidden" in background
- Fix a bug that could cause post content to be lost during conversion from Rich Text when a more tag is present

MarsEdit 4.1.6
- Fix small but annoying issues affecting the resizing of document windows, and uploading Featured Images

MarsEdit 4.1.5
- This update fixes a small but annoying bug from 4.1.4 that prevented MarsEdit's editor windows from being resized smaller than their initial size

MarsEdit 4.1.4
- Fix a bug that prevented some preference changes from "sticking"
- Restore support for dragging images from Preview's thumbnail list to the app
- Preserve elements when editing HTML content that contains them
- Restore scripting support for custom field values on posts
- Fix an issue converting Emoji characters from entities and back
- Fix a crash when using VoiceOver to select Featured Image
- Update default "Quick Posts" markup to use a more correct HTML structure
- Fix preview of Quick Posts template which was not displaying correctly

More preliminary support for Dark Mode:
- Use different syntax highlighting colors in Dark Mode
- Fix text color for the Network Log's content
- Adapt about box and acknowledgements windows
- Adapt main window preview area

MarsEdit 4.1.3
- More improvements to the reliability of the Safari extension
- When a dragged image contains both higher resolution and lower resolution versions, MarsEdit now prefers higher resolution
- Improvements to the List formatting macros to make them transform several selected lines into a single list
- Fixed a bug to avoid recompressing images when no changes are made to them
- Restore the ability to upload SVG files to blogs that support them
- Fixed a bug that caused selected custom colors to be unset when clicking out of the color panel
- Fixed a hang that could occur if authentication fails while trying to upload an image to a blog
- Fixed a bug that caused blogs to re-expand their Posts/Pages subsections even if user had collapsed them
- Fixed a bug that caused some standard formatting macros to lose their functionality when a custom keyboard shortcut was set
- Setting the Featured Image is now supported via VoiceOver

MarsEdit 4.1.2
- Improve reliability of the Safari App Extension which could become disabled on complex web sites
- Fix a bug that caused non-image files such as PDF documents to be converted to single-pixel images
- Fix a bug that prevented dragging images from the "Uploaded" tab of the Media Manager
- Fix a problem where "Preserve All Metadata" didn't work when attaching an image for later upload
- Revert to pre-4.1 behavior of postponing initializing Media Manager until window is opened
- Tag completion now prioritizes exact diacritical matches ahead of fuzzy matches
- Restore the "Don't show again" checkbox on the Rich/Plain text mode switch alert

MarsEdit 4.1.1
- Fix a crash when dragging images from before MarsEdit's Upload Utility window has been opened
- Fix a crash that could occur when "Preserve All" was selected for image metadata
- Fix a bug that prevented "Preserve All" metadata option from staying selected on a blog

MarsEdit 4.1
Media improvements:
- New options for image metadata to preserve, remove, or remove only location-specific GPS data
- Now supports direct dragging of images from
- Color profile can now be either preserved or converted to sRGB automatically
- Performance improvements for users with large numbers of previously uploaded images
- Preload media manager contents at launch time to avoid performance hit when opening it up

Bug fixes:
- Fix a bug that caused some CMYK profile images to not be rotated as expected
- Fix a bug that caused featured image to be removed from posts when preview filter was applied
- Fix a bug that prevented the "New Post" item from being enabled in the main window contextual menu
- Fix "Copy Published Link" from the main window when a post is selected but post list not focused
- Fix Preview Template auto-downloading for and other MetaWeblog API blogs
- Fix a crash that could occur when interacting with the Formatting Macro editor window after closing a post editor
- Fix a bug that could prevent Google OAuth tokens from being redacted in the Network Log
- Fix a bug that caused "more" tags and other comments to be stripped from posts in some cases
- Fix a bug where the full temporary path of an image was shown in the user notification

Little things:
- Add a "Remove Link" item to the Rich Text contextual menu
- Don't warn about editing mode switches if the editor is empty
- Handle clicks on "mailto" links in the Preview Window for posts that happen to have them

MarsEdit 4.0.9
This update brings two fixes specifically for Blogger/Blogspot users:
- Fix a bug that caused Google hosted image uploads to show up as missing images in some blog posts
- Change handling of "more" tags for Blogger to avoid wrapping with line break tags

MarsEdit 4.0.8
- Fix a bug where images from Media Manager were not always permitted to be inserted into posts
- Fix a bug that could cause slow text layout in the plain text editor
- Disable Tags field when editing WordPress Page entries, where they're not allowed
- Ensure escape and cmd-. keyboard shortcuts work as expected for cancel button in panels
- Enable the 'Copy Published Link' and 'Send to Blog' menu items when the preview window is active

MarsEdit 4.0.7
- Fix a crash that could occur in the plain text syntax highlighting functionality
- Fix a hang in the plain text editor that could affect large posts
- Fix Google and Tumblr blogs to heed the "number of posts per request" download setting
- Fix a bug introduced in 4.0.6 that caused doubling of file extensions on image uploads
- Fix behavior of "Do Again" format menu item for custom macros applies in Rich Text mode
- Fix a bug that prevented Featured Image from being deleted from an already-published post
- Fix handling of combining characters such as the "Male Singer" (Ziggy Stardust) in plain text editor
- Change character count behavior to consider spaces in total character count

MarsEdit 4.0.6
- Fix names of HEIF based photos in the Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented some Lightroom libraries from appearing in Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented some dragged images from being accepted in the Rich Text editor

MarsEdit 4.0.5
- Fix a bug that prevented automatic preview template download from some Blogger blogs
- Add accessibility description to the buttons for adding and removing Custom Fields
- Detect and convey more useful error message for "Obfuscated ID" Blogger image upload failures
- Protect against a possible crash when handling Tumblr API errors
- Incorporate support for Lightroom 7 into the Media Manager
- Rich Editor fixes:
- Restore Cmd-Shift-C keyboard shortcut to open Color Panel
- Fix a bug where the "More" tag in a post with Unicode characters could get stripped out
- Improvements to cursor navigation of images and text with links

MarsEdit 4.0.4
- Fix a failure to auto-configure some Tumblr-based blogs
- Fix a problem that prevented bolds, italics, etc. from being set as default preview fonts
- Fix a problem where Typewriter Mode in Rich Text mode could scroll awkwardly while typing
- Restore support for selecting "main category" on Movable Type blogs
- Improve indexing and searchability of built-in Help

MarsEdit 4.0.3
- This update fixes a bug introduced in 4.0.2 that could prevent purchased licenses from being validated in the app

MarsEdit 4.0.2
- Revise toolbar popup menus to use the same rounded button style as other buttons
- Fix a bug that caused some error sheets in the main window to be presented in wrong location
- Fix a crash that could occur if preferences are not writable for some reason
- Fix a bug in which validating an app for discount upgrade could spin forever

MarsEdit 4.0.1
- Fix an issue in 4.0 that could cause trial in-app purchases to be disregarded if the user had run an earlier version of MarsEdit
- Fix a problem with configuring a site that requires HTTPS with a HTTP-based URL
- Fix a cosmetic glitch that caused two of the toolbar icons to be blurry

MarsEdit 4.0
- Change log not available for this version

MarsEdit 3.7.11
- Fix for Blogger blogs so that uploaded images will upload to the Google Photo album associated with the blog
- Fix a bug that prevented category names from loading on some AtomPub-based systems such as

MarsEdit 3.7.10
- Fix a bug introduced in the previous update that causes the app to crash after printing, or after editing certain types of Tumblr posts

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