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Glenn Fleishman 34 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.

HoudahGeo 6.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

HoudahGeo 6.1

Maintenance release brings several improvements to the photo geotagging app. ($39 new, free update, 27.2 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Jeff Carlson 4 comments

Editing RAW and ProRAW Photos Using RAW Power 3

Every photo editing app can edit RAW files, but most of them apply the same controls to every image, regardless of format. RAW Power 3.3—on macOS, iOS, and iPadOS—features RAW-specific adjustments, the capability to work with proprietary RAW files that aren’t supported at the system level, and more. It also enables you to edit images in the Apple ProRAW format in ways that Apple’s own Photos app doesn’t.

Glenn Fleishman 18 comments

Big Sur Makes Changes to Many Apple Apps and Basic Features

Apple unveiled macOS 11.0 Big Sur during the WWDC keynote, showing off overhauls of Messages and Maps, while improving Safari, Photos, and other apps. Mail was conspicuously absent for now.

Glenn Fleishman 43 comments

Take a HEIC: Make Sure AP and Other Test Uploads Work from Your iPhone and iPad

Apple adopted the space-saving HEIC image-package format early. That choice, coupled with a poorly coded test submission site from the College Board, caused problems for students taking Advanced Placement tests this year. Here’s how to avoid trouble.

HoudahGeo 6.0 Agen Schmitz No comments

HoudahGeo 6.0

Major new release with numerous enhancements for the photo geotagging app. ($39 new, free update, 25.6 MB)

Donald C O'Shea 11 comments

Places, Please! Geolocation in Apple’s Photos

You are on a tour bus in an unfamiliar city and you see something that you’d like to visit later. Take a picture of it with your iPhone, and the Places feature in the Photos app can locate it for you. With a new feature in Photos in iOS 13, you can even get directions to get back there!

Pixelmator Pro 1.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Pixelmator Pro 1.5

Adds full compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina, including support for the Apple Pencil and Sidecar. ($39.99 new, free update, 174 MB)

HoudahGeo 5.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

HoudahGeo 5.4

Adds support for macOS 10.15 Catalina and Photos 5.0. ($39 new, free update, 23.2 MB)