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Photo Mechanic for Mac

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Download Photo Mechanic 6.0 (build 6375)

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What's new in this version:

Added:
- Reindexing a catalog provides more feedback during the process and also cleans up catalogs that have common issues
- Notify user in Catalog Management window when a catalog cannot be opened successfully. Correcting the problem and clicking the new "Retry Failed Catalogs" button will attempt to reopen catalog(s) that had previously failed.
- Ability to use relative pathing for folder naming in Save As and Copy/Move dialogs
- XML and KMZ exporters enforce file extensions
- Country Code field in all instances now enforces length and encoding limits. Country Codes must be plain ASCII text and either two or three characters long. If they contain accented characters or exceed the limits then they will be omitted. This is to conform with the IPTC standard.
- Support for the OM-1 camera
- Error/Warning messages output by the JPEG library are now logged, along with the filename that had the problem

Fixed:
- Crashing issue when updating corrupted IPTC records in JPEG files
- JPEG corruption issue with embedding GPS into a file with no existing Exif, XMP, and IPTC metadata
- When files are deleted outside of the application from a folder viewed by a Contact Sheet in the application and the Contact Sheet is not rescanned, the caching system no longer continuously retries accessing the file. If no thumbnail has yet been created, an error bitmap is created which will remind the user to Rescan the Contact Sheet.
- An issue that would allow two cache worker threads to load metadata on the same file at the same time (duplicate work). Performance improved
- An issue where PM may incorrectly update the wrong XMP block (containing technical metadata) in HEIC files created by iOS, causing other applications to fail to recognize the updated XMP
- Copying/Moving items with extended attributes (Finder color tags) does not preserve attributes on destination items
- Not parsing Exif ISO when using Standard Output Sensitivity or Recommended Exposure Index sensitivity types
- Issues with rotation not properly recognized in NEF/NRW files created by Nikon CaptureNX2
- Organizer delta updates/sorting are abysmally slow on large catalogs with large variability in keywords, headlines, object names, etc. Selecting a catalog for Search is 4x faster. Deselecting a catalog for Search is now 80x faster
- Reintegrate no longer searches other disks for missing files when the last known location is on a disk that is offline
- Unable to set GPS coordinates on Fuji RAF files with embedded coordinates
- When using Adjust Capture Date and Time on a RAW file with embedded XMP and prefs set to only use XMP sidecar files, the embedded XMP would be preferred over the sidecar file
- Export–PM Basic Gallery not displayed correctly in web browser when run locally
- Twitter Uploader gives error when used with the Modifier Key to reuse the last setting
- Filenames are prepended with an underscore when uploading to PhotoDeck
- PhotoDeck upload template 2FA (two-factor authentication) failures
- Changed wording of "Choose new location..." to "Update Folder Location..." based on user feedback

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