Lemke Software Releases GraphicConverter 8.2 for Mac OS X

July 22, 2012 in Image Editing (E)

[prMac.com] Peine, Germany - Longtime Macintosh developer and publisher, Lemke Software GmbH today is pleased to announce GraphicConverter 8.2, an important update to its popular image utility for Mac OS X. GraphicConverter 8 has been completely rewritten and now supports 64-bit and 32-bit Intel-based Apple computers. The new GraphicConverter 8.2 is now able to take full advantage of the latest 64-bit systems, allowing you to work with larger files and in less time. Lemke Software offers this major new release to all existing Version 7.x and 8.x customers free-of-charge, and it is downloadable from the Updater within your application menu.

New features:
* Added support for Flickr
* Added support for Google
* Added local database for thumbnail storage
* Added option to enable/disable display of current location in the map
* Added automatic reduction to one bit during saving as TIF or BMP if the grayscale file does only use black and white; this can save a lot of disk space
* Added support for PICT import in 64 bit version
* Signed for Gatekeeper (Mountain Lion)
* Added support for Photoshop compatible plugins
* Added option to limit the number of pins in a map
* Added function to split red or green or blue channel to same window
* Option to disable usage of Google Maps added
* Option to disable the decimal number style added
* Paste as text option added
* Added option to define the date and time display style in the browser thumbnail area
* Added option to crop and scale selection upon return
* Added support for display of 3d content in the slideshow in 1080p frame packing and interleaved format
* Added function to convert 3d images to 1080p frame packing format
* Added function to convert 3d images to interleaved
* Added option to set order of parts in the concat function
* Added option to swap frames of 3d images during conversion
* Added function to browse drop folder
* Added plus and minus key for zoom in/out during slideshow
* Added option to print selection only
* Added option to save IPTC presets as IPTC/NAA or XMP
* Added option to move selection frame without modifier keys
* Added visual feedback if batch rename would cause duplicate filenames (list shows the names in red)

Updated features:
* Updated image capture calls for better image download from digital cameras
* Optimized file access in the browser for faster display
* Enlarged grid values to 1024
* Removed Delete&Next from default toolbar
* Various performance optimizations
* Save and next does use extension settings from the prefs
* Enhanced PSD import options (added import of layers as frames)
* Add and edit GPS do support extended GPS tags

Mac App Store Customers:
The GraphicConverter update is also a free download for all existing Version 7.x and 8.x customers, and available for purchase. The Mac App Store update/download will be available for download within the next few days, based on average Apple app approval times.

Lemke Software GmbH is a developer and publisher of Macintosh software since 1992. (C) 2012 Lemke Software GmbH, Peine - Germany. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.