Release Notes

Pixave is constantly improving. Check the content the below to see what we’ve added in the updates since we launched version 1.0.

What’s New in Version 2.3.0 (May 05, 2017)

  • Import
    • Added the ability to import Hype 3 document (Requires Tumult Hype 3.6 or higher installed)
    • Added the ability to import OpenEXR file format
    • Improved Sketch 43 new file format importing
    • Enlarged Sketch Preview image
    • Improved SVG importing
    • Improved Auto-Import detection mechanism
  • iCloud
    • Improved iCloud Sync
  • Web Capture
    • Improved Web Capture
    • Supports Easy Web Layout Changer
    • Supports Capture selection area
  • Tags
    • Improved tagging UI in Tags window, Inspector
    • Supports adding multiple tags with the comma
    • Supports import tags from text file and export as text file
    • Supports adding name of imported folder as Tags automatically
  • Export
    • Supports subfolder format as collection name or collection hierarchy when export media
    • Supports movie export and preset
    • Supports saving Copyright, Note, URL, Rating information to IPTC Rights Usage terms, Source, Rating when export media
  • Image Viewer
    • Supports Color Picker in Image Viewer to extract color value as HEX, CSS
    • Performance improvements when zooming image using pinch and zoom gesture
    • Improved the version control
    • The new fullscreen viewer
  • Preferences
    • Added a new preference to set Color Picker Size, Clipboard format, Filmstrip position for Full screen
    • Added a new preference to set movie export preset for exporting movie
    • Added a new preference to add name of imported folder as Tags Automatically
  • Others
    • Fixed a crash that would occur when launch Pixave by external applications (ex: Hazel)
    • Fixed minor UI issues

What’s New in Version 2.2.1 (Mar 07, 2017)

  • Improved iCloud Sync and check status
  • Improved importing images from Safari, Chrome with Pixave extension
  • A new preference added to show/hide thumbnail border
  • Added the ability to assign label with shortcuts
  • Added “Find Referenced Media” condition for Smart Collection
  • Fixed an issue where the window didn’t exit when opened in Full Screen

What’s New in Version 2.2 (Jan 31, 2017)

  • Support iCloud Sync for all your libraries
  • Support for Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro
  • Improved tagging UI in Inspector
  • A new preference to zoom or scroll to top in Browser View
  • Added the ability to set poster frame for changing a thumbnail image in movie view
  • Added the ability to change file name when edit title in Inspector
  • Fixed a problem where import from iPhone/iPad/Camera
  • Fixed a problem where some icons didn’t display correctly on iMac 5K, MacBook Pro 2016
  • Fixed a crash that would occur when searching
  • Fixed a minor UI issues

What’s New in Version 2.1.4 (Oct 12, 2016)

  • Improved importing Pages, Numbers, Keynote, OmniGraffle 7 document
  • Now, “When import completed, move original source to trash” and “When empty trash, move original source to trash” options are stored per each library
  • Fixed a problem where loading Animated GIF
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when searching with Copyright
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when deleting tags in Tags window

What’s New in Version 2.1.3 (Sep 10, 2016)

  1. macOS Sierra Ready!
  2. Fixed a problem where screen capture didn’t work correctly on macOS Sierra.

What’s New in Version 2.1.2 (July 07, 2016)

  1. Improved importing RAW images
  2. Fixed a problem where image viewer didn’t work correctly on Retina based mac
  3. Fixed a problem where editing title in inspector didn’t work correctly
  4. Fixed a problem where OS X tags can’t read when turn off “Add tags from IPTC keywords in image automatically” option in Preferences

What’s New in Version 2.1.1 (July 01, 2016)

  • Fixed a problem where “move original source to trash” option didn’t work correctly

What’s New in Version 2.1.0 (June 30, 2016)

  1. Added the ability to import Art Text 3 document (Requires Art Text 3.0 or higher installed)
  2. Added the ability to import Principle document (Requires Principle 1.4 or higher installed)
  3. Support Safari, Chrome browser extension for webpage capture
  4. Support Quick Look in Browser
  5. Added the ability to sort collection by alphabetically, type, date modification
  6. Added the ability to duplicate smart collection
  7. Now, Pixave set image’s creation date based on EXIF date time original automatically
  8. Added preferences to move original source to trash when import completed
  9. Added preference to shrink retina snaps for web page
  10. Added preference to add tags from IPTC Keywords in image automatically
  11. Added customizable shortcuts to open, close image and Quick Look
  12. Added options to open image with default application and external application
  13. Support “Go to Collection” in Browser
  14. Support fullscreen view in image viewer
  15. Support zoom scale menu in image viewer
  16. Performance improvements when zooming image using pinch-and-zoom gesture
  17. Support display tags in image viewer
  18. Added the ability to delete image in image viewer
  19. Added “Fit to width”, “Fit to height” options for export preset
  20. Improved Library Switcher Interface
  21. Improved the search result in Tags
  22. Improved Duplication Scan UI
  23. Improved metadata handling for exported images
  24. Improved the version control for GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF
  25. Improved Inspector UI Action
  26. Fixed a couple of potential crashes

What’s New in Version 2.0.4 (May 16, 2016)

  1. Added menu command for duplicates scanning
  2. Added a new preferences to delete original source file when empty trash (Referenced mode only)
  3. Improved Olympus ORF RAW file importing
  4. Fixed a bug where batch rename multiple files sequentially
  5. Fixed a crash that could occur when importing image files
  6. Fixed a couple of potential crashes

What’s New in Version 2.0.3 (May 02, 2016)

  1. Performance improvements when loading library with huge assets
  2. Added ability to import iThoughtsX document (Requires iThoughtsX 3.12 or higher installed)
  3. Added ability to batch rename for title and copied and referenced filename
  4. Added a new preference to assign background color for image viewer
  5. Added options for Auto-import (importing contents of subfolders, file size filter)
  6. Fixed a crash when import invalid file

What’s New in Version 2.0.2 (Apr 05, 2016)

  1. Performance improvements when loading image in image viewer
  2. Support zoom in & out with trackpad gestures in image viewer
  3. Improved importing OmniGraffle 6 document with OmniGraffle 6 Mac App Store version
  4. Fixed an inapproriate sorting in browser

What’s New in Version 2.0.1 (Mar 29, 2016)

  1. Added the ability to change image format for Capture Screen, Web page
  2. Added the ability to update broken file reference links at once.
  3. Improved importing Adobe illustrator, EPS, Sketch 3, OmniGraffle, MindNode documents
  4. Improved a default thumbnail generation
  5. Now, supports word-wrap for Notes field in Inspector
  6. Fixed a problem where import from iPhone/iPad/Camera
  7. Fixed a problem where Auto-import setup
  8. Fixed a crash when import media in specified environment
  9. Fixed minor UI issues
  10. Fixed localization issues

What’s New in Version 2.0.0 (Mar 07, 2016)

  • Interface
    • A new UI with Light/Dark theme
    • Separate Tags and Colors windows
    • Supports custom title and subtitle in Browser view
    • A new preference added for Movie playback controls
    • Built-in Trash
    • Easy tagging between Browser and Tags windows
    • Improved adding and  searching for tags in the Tags window
    • Added ability to display media side-by-side in the image viewer for easy viewing
  • Import
    • Supports Hierarchical importing
    • Supports imported media from Finder with “Open with…”
    • Integrated with Sketch application for better Sketch 3 document import (Requires Sketch 3.6 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to extract IPTC Keywords in images and add as tags automatically
    • Added ability to automatically assign tags (already added to a Collection) to imported media
    • Added ability to detect Apple Watch screen size
    • Added ability to import media from iPhone, iPad, Camera
    • Added ability to import TrueType® font, OpenType® font
    • Added ability to import MOV, M4V, MP4 (recommended Apple Pro Video Formats 2.0.4 or higher  to support HDV, XDCAM HD for MOV Wrapper)
    • Added ability to import MPO (Multiple Pictures Object Image)
    • Added ability to import OBJ (Geometry Definition File Format) for 3D (Requires OS X 10.11 or higher)
    • Added ability to import DAE (Digital Asset Exchange) for 3D
    • Added ability to import Apple Pages document (Requires Apple Pages 5.6 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import Apple Numbers document (Requires Apple Numbers 3.6 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import Apple Keynote document (Requires Apple Keynote 6.6 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import Apple iBooks Author document (Requires Apple iBooks Author 2.4 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import MS Word document (Requires MS Word 2016 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import MS Excel document (Requires MS Excel 2016 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import MS PowerPoint document (Requires MS PowerPoint 2016 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import OmniGraffle document (Requires OmniGraffle 6.0 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import MindNode document (Requires MindNode 2.0 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import Comic Life document (Requires Comic Life 3.0 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import Napkin document (Requires Napkin 1.5 or higher installed)
    • Added ability to import Flinto document (Requires Flinto 1.3 or higher installed)
  • Collection
    • Added ability to reorder Collections by dragging
    • Added ability to show media statistics in each Collection
    • Added ability to import media automatically with tags
    • Added ability to assigns tags to imported media automatically
    • Added ability to add Collection item to Smart Collection
    • Added ability to add “Contains”, “untagged” operator for tags in Smart Collection
  • Web Capture
    • Improved Web Capture interface
    • The ability to take screenshots of web pages as you see them on touch devices
    • Added ability to download graphic resources from web pages and import into collection
  • Export
    • Advanced file-rename patterns for export items
    • Supports watermark for export items
  • Browser
    • Added manual sort option by dragging
    • Added file type sort option
    • Supports custom title and subtitle
    • Now you can edit the media title with  the “Return” key
    • Remember scroll position for each collection
  • Inspector
    • Improved tag adding and searching interface
    • Added ability to display movie metadata
    • Added ability to integrate with Apple Maps with GPS Information
    • Enlarged note field
  • Image Viewer
    • Image version control (JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNG, TIFF only)
    • Advanced Video Playback Controls
      • Frame stepping
      • Backward/Forward Seek by time interval
      • Frame to image exporting
      • Playback rates of 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x and 16x
      • Track scrubbing with trackpad gestures and mouse movements
    • The ability to create Animated GIFs from video
    • Advanced video export
      • Export video & audio with split option
      • Export video only with split option
      • Export audio only with split option

What’s New in Version 1.0.7 (Nov 16, 2015)

  1. A maintenance version for ready the first major update
  2. Fixed minor UI issue

What’s New in Version 1.0.6 (Nov 01, 2015)

  1. Fixed a crash when import images with tags
  2. Added ability to detect iPad Pro screen size

What’s New in Version 1.0.5 (Oct 26, 2015)

  1. Now provides 3 options for generating thumbnails. (Default, Aspect Ratio, Size to Fit)
  2. Added ability to import Autodesk Graphic document (Requires Autodesk Graphic 3.0 or higher installed)
  3. Added ability to add Tags to imported or referenced images
  4. Added ability to display IPTC, EXIF and more metadata in inspector
  5. Added a new preference to select a default background color for thumbnail and preview images
  6. Added a new preference to shrink retina snaps
  7. Added a new preference to generate preview image option for RAW images
  8. Improved importing alias file in referenced library mode and all images in sub-directories
  9. Improved search result panel User interface
  10. Now you can export with assigned title for images
  11. Now you can search text as wildcard automatically
  12. Pixave is looking good with Apple’s San Francisco font
  13. Improved navigating large image with Page up, Down, Home, End keys in image viewer
  14. Fixed a problem where search result didn’t work correctly with 2-bytes text
  15. Fixed a problem where export image with core image filters

What’s New in Version 1.0.4 (Aug 31, 2015)

  1. OS X El Capitan Ready!
  2. Added ability to import Affinity Designer 1.3.5 document (Requires Affinity Designer 1.3.5 or higher installed)
  3. Added ability to import Affinity Photo 1.3.5 document (Requires Affinity Designer 1.3.5 or higher installed)
  4. Added ability to import Acorn 5 document (Requires Acorn 5 or higher installed)
  5. Improved navigating images in Browser.
  6. Improved importing Adobe illustrator file contains PDF Stream.
  7. Improved thumbnail generation on Retina based mac.
  8. Fixed a problem where the exported image by “save as” wouldn’t resized correctly in image viewer on Retina based mac
  9. Fixed a problem where exported images wouldn’t resized and contain invalid DPI information correctly on Retina based mac
  10. Fixed a problem where switch to another referenced type library
  11. Fixed a problem where zoom in & out action wouldn’t work correctly with shortcut and trackpad gestures in image viewer.

What’s New in Version 1.0.3 (Aug 12, 2015)

  1. Now, Pixave supports referenced library. You can import images without copy!
  2. Added ability to import Acorn 4 document (Requires Acorn 4.5.5 or higher installed)
  3. Added ability to set custom background color for each thumbnail image in Browser
  4. Added ability to add or edit URL information in Browser
  5. Added ability to capture window, full screen with timed delay options
  6. Added ability to export with assigned tags as OS X Tags
  7. Added ability to add OS X Tag with assigned label
  8. Added paste image from clipboard in Siderbar
  9. Added ability to rate with shortcut in image viewer
  10. Added a new preference to choose size to fit or actual size display image in image viewer
  11. Added a new preference to integrated with OS X Tags
  12. Changed default drag and drop action (Now you can move or export to desktop or any other apps without hold “Option” key)
  13. Improved Search with search templates
  14. Improved Animated GIF playback in image viewer
  15. Double-click in image viewer now back to browser (If you have see PDF, Hold “Option” and double-click)
  16. Now you can move the selected images in smart collection into other collection.
  17. Removed “Remember selected image in Browser” in Preferences. It will be re-added in the future version
  18. Fixed a problem where capture website which has no title
  19. Fixed a problem where smart collection wouldn’t show correctly with some tags conditions
  20. Fixed minor UI issues in the Sidebar, Browser, Inspector

What’s New in Version 1.0.2 (July 13, 2015)

  1. Added ability to import Affinity Designer document (Requires Affinity Designer 1.3 or higher installed)
  2. Added ability to import Affinity Photo document (Requires Affinity Photo 1.3.4 or higher installed)
  3. Added ability to import iDraw document (Requires iDraw 2.5.1 or higher installed)
  4. Added ability to import Pixelmator document (Requires Pixelmator 3.3.2 or higher installed)
  5. Added ability to import Sketch 3.3 document (Requires Sketch 3.3.2 or higher installed)
  6. Added a new preference to open image options.
  7. Added a new preference to toggle remembering selected images in each collection
  8. Added ability to import images by copy & paste from Finder to Collection, Browser
  9. Added ability to export images by copy & paste from Browser to Finder or other applications
  10. Added ability to export original image by drag & drop in image viewer to Finder or other applications.
  11. Added ability to open image with default application in Browser
  12. Added ability to update Previews and other information in Browser, Image viewer
  13. Added ability to navigate image with gestures in Browser
  14. Changed image navigation shortcut in image viewer (Now use left, right arrow key instead of command-left, command-right arrow)
  15. Performance improvements of selecting smart collection with many conditions
  16. Export panel now remember the latest selected export settings
  17. Fixed a problem where capture website
  18. Fixed a problem where share selected images
  19. Fixed a problem where default application list wouldn’t show correctly in Browser
  20. Fixed a problem where rotated image wouldn’t show correctly in image viewer
  21. Fixed a problem where large image wouldn’t show properly in image viewer
  22. Fixed a problem where “Reveal in finder” function wouldn’t work correctly in error file list
  23. Fixed a problem where exported image wouldn’t resized correctly on Retina based mac
  24. Fixed minor UI issue in the Tag Inspector
  25. Fixed localization issues
  26. More reduced Pixave library file size

What’s New in Version 1.0.1 (June 23, 2015)

  1. Added paste image from clipboard in browser
  2. Added a new preferences to move library
  3. Added color label condition in Smart collection
  4. Great improvements on extract color information when import images
  5. Improved generating thumbnail when import images
  6. Improved displaying small pdf in image viewer
  7. Improved capture website UI
  8. Fixed a problem dragging image viewer
  9. Fixed a problem browsing animated gif frame images
  10. Fixed a problem displaying main window position
  11. Fixed a problem drag image to desktop or other apps from colors
  12. Fixed several minor UI issues
  13. The Release Notes can now be shown from the Help menu
  14. Reduced Pixave Library file size

What’s New in Version 1.0 (June 18, 2015)

  1. Hello World!