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Adam Engst 13 comments

iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1 Fix Photo Reappearance Bug

Apple has released new versions of iOS and iPadOS in response to bug reports that iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5 caused deleted photos to reappear and show blank images.

Photos Workbench 1.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Photos Workbench 1.2

Organization and management companion utility for Apple’s Photos adds compatibility with macOS 14 Sonoma. ($29 new, free update, 5.9 MB, macOS 12+)

Photos Workbench 1.1 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Photos Workbench 1.1

Maintenance update for the organization and management companion utility for Apple's Photos. ($29 new, free update, 5.8 MB, macOS 12+)

Glenn Fleishman 5 comments

PowerPhotos Enables Ventura Users to Migrate iPhoto and Aperture Libraries

With Apple dropping support for migrating iPhoto and Aperture libraries to Photos in macOS 13 Ventura, Fat Cat Software has thrown a lifeline to people who still have old photo libraries.

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Photos Workbench 1.0.2

Maintenance update for the recently released organization and management companion utility for Apple Photos. ($29 new, free update, 5.8 MB, macOS 12+)

Adam Engst 14 comments

macOS Photo Screen Savers Still Don’t Properly Display Rotated or Edited Images

macOS has a long-standing bug that causes screen savers to fail to show edited or rotated images from Photos—only the original versions. Ventura still suffers from this problem, and although Adam Engst shares some workarounds, you’re not going to like them.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 10 comments

Photos Workbench Helps You Organize, Rate, and Compare Photos

For those who want more organization flexibility and efficiency than Apple’s Photos app provides, Houdah Software’s Photos Workbench provides a handful of targeted features that make the process faster and easier, all while working with your existing Photos library.

Adam Engst 3 comments

Mimeo Acquires Competing Motif Photos App

The world of Photos project extensions, never a hotbed of competition, just became a little less competitive now that Mimeo has acquired Motif.

Glenn Fleishman 64 comments

Bring Yourself Recurring Joy with Apple’s New Lock Screen Photo Shuffle

Technology has a hard time delivering happiness. Apple has cracked the code with how it uses machine learning to populate the Lock Screen Photo Shuffle feature and Featured Photos widget with images you’ll like.

HoudahGeo 6.3.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

HoudahGeo 6.3.3

Photo geotagging app brings added support for macOS 13 Ventura and Adobe Lightroom Classic 12. ($39 new, free update, 27.3 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Adam Engst 23 comments

GraphicConverter 11 Rescues Ancient QuickTake 150 Photos

After a mention on a mailing list reminded him of old QuickTake 150 photos he had in Photos, Adam Engst went looking for a way to convert them. Unsurprisingly, the answer turned out to be GraphicConverter, though he had to get the right version first.

HoudahGeo 6.3 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

HoudahGeo 6.3

Brings various improvements and bug fixes to the photo geotagging app. ($39 new, free update, 27.3 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Josh Centers 5 comments

Photos Bug Could Share Albums with the Wrong People

A longstanding bug in Photos for the Mac could lead you to inadvertently share albums with the wrong people. Here’s how to avoid the bug and work around it.

HoudahGeo 6.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

HoudahGeo 6.2

Adds support for macOS 12 Monterey and Adobe Lightroom Classic 11. ($39 new, free update, 27.2 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Adam Engst 12 comments

Work with Text in Images with TextSniper and Photos Search

With these utilities from different developers, you can extract text from any image on the Mac or search for text in your photos on either the Mac or iPhone. Text in images is no longer just pixels.