Release date:  March the 18th, 2021

No versions 2.3 or 2.4 will be released: this new release 2.5 is indeed almost a major release.

It is focusing mainly on 3 pillars:

  • Improvements of performances when using RAW files,
  • New rules face-centric (Eyes closed detection, Blurriness of Faces)
  • New rule RAW + JPG using machine learning and artificial intelligence

In details:

  • New features:
    • Tutorial
    • Detection of images with people having eyes closed
    • Development of a new rule discarding all people looking straight at the camera with Eyes Closed
    • Manage Raw + Jpg by discarding the one useless
  • Improvements of existing rules and features:
    • New Configuration Rules Manager
    • Change colours' label
    • New UI for the rules' management
    • Improve Duplicate Rules with faces (considering blurriness on human faces)
    • Improve Acutance Rule (discard blurred faces)
    • Image gallery now frozen on purpose until the end of the analysis
    • Extended and more accurate Progress bar
    • Low resolution rule faster with RAW Files
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Remove Top Menu: fix "Performances" - Deprecated feature
    • Improve FN ratio on Duplicates
    • Configure menu now updates current configuration as expected
    • Fixed orientation bug with RAW files when using the photo viewer
    • Fixed bug with Time Lapse done thanks to RAW files wrongly copied as JPG

Version 2.2.1

Release date:   November the 5th, 2020

  • Improvements of existing rules and features:
    • Faster analysis when performing only Time Lapse analysis
    • Clarification of how save strategy works
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Bugs when analysing DNG files
    • Bug with Portrait images on the gallery and with the photo viewer
    • Bug when no rules was selected
    • Wrong sorting by date taken tag in some cases

 

Version 2.2 

Release date:  October the 16th, 2020

  • New features:
    • Support of Raw files format .CR3 and .DNG
  • Improvements of existing rules and features:
    • Faster Images Gallery
    • User can switch with mouse wheel from one image to another in the viewer
    • Better cancellation process when chosing the save strategy
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Portraits images are now displayed vertically
    • Time Lapse images were not moved properly when auto-aligned was on but no alignment was needed
    • Relaunching the same analysis after cancelling it could crash the application
    • Fixed "Confirmation Files Actions" typos
    • Fixed misc. Bugs when manually enforcing rules decisions
    • Fixed Bugs after rules configured
    • Fixed bug when source and destination folders alike

 

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Release date: June the 23rd, 2020.

  • New features:
    • Multiple selection of images for manual assignment "Keep" or "Discard" or "Panorama members"
    • Manual selection of images to assign them as Time Lapse Members
    • Time lapse auto-detection if alignment is needed
    • Auto-alignment of time lapse members for "manually added" members (like selfies, growing crops, drones views each week and so on)

       

  • Improvements of existing rules and features:
    • Panorama Rule: Better FP ratio thanks to improved algorithm on conditional tests
    • Duplicate Rule: Far better FP ratio thanks to improved algorithm on series
    • Improved Duplicate Visualization to facilitate decision on which member to keep
    • Improve Top Menu "Configuration Rules"

       

  • Bugs fixed:
    • Acutance FP on RAW files
    • Time estimated rounded properly
    • Misc. Bugs on "Check Results" windows
    • Dummy Video Thumbnails on some video files
    • Current and default folders configurations

Release date: June the 3rd, 2020.

  • New features:
    • Time Lapse 2.0 with:
      • Auto-align option
      • Major shake if auto-align On option
    • Smart View 1.0 for checking results before applying them

  • Improvements:
    • Image Gallery 2.0 with:
      • Live update on time based filtering at run time
      • Virtualized collection for browsing galleries of hundreds+ images
    • Panoramas 2.0 with:
      • Better detection
      • Less False positives thanks to new algorithm
    • Improved acutance method:
      • SNR Calculation method 1.1 with:
        • Luminance-adjusted measure
        • Faster method to calculate SNR
    • Improved Duplicate method:
      • Improved form detector 1.1
      • New algorithm to detect Series 2.0
      • Changing the rationale similar / very similar to make it more consistent and more useful
    • New Photo Viewer 2.0 with:
      • Fast loading for RAW images
      • Left and right arrows

Release date: November the 14th, 2019.

  • Basic Tests on image min. size,
  • Time Lapse Members automatically detected,
  • Clipped or burnt images detected,
  •  Over/underexposed images detected,
  • Acutance tests (motion blur and out-of-focus),
  • Panorama members detected,
  • Too short videos files flagged and archived automatically,
  • Series of Duplicates identified.