Version 5.1.0

Version 5.1.0 is a maintenance release that introduces the following changes:

  • Improvements in resolution of displayed images
    • Photo Browser now displays flickr large format if available (instead of medium format). Il large file format is not available, medium format is used.
    • Photo View now displays largest available image format (with the exclusion of the “original format”).
    • SlideShow now uses image formats in the following order: Very large, large, medium.
  • Fixed a bug in camera roll which prevented accurate date searches when certain dates were used (such as 31 December 2014)
  • Camera roll now uses a new graphical selector for dates.
  • Added new grid layout to Photo Browser.
  • Fixed a memory leak in Photo Downloader.
  • Photo Downloader now restores last selected destination path.
  • Fixed bugs and race conditions in Photo Downloader.
  • Photos added to Photo downloader are now added using selection order.
  • New option to remove user notifications of photos uploaded with error.
  • Fixed white screen in Photo View when a video is selected. Notes are now disabled for videos.
  • Timezones are now respected in Camera Roll when “Upload date” sorting is selected.
  • Fixed some drag&drop issues in Photo Browser.
  • Statistics view now uses monospaced font.

Version 5.0

Version 5.0 is a new major release of F-Stop. This release introduces some important changes. If you are interested in technical details please see this post.
Here are the changes:

Changes for the end user

  • OSX 10.11 El Capitan required
  • New graphical interface for Image Browser.
  • Videos can now be played within Image Browser
  • Improved performance of Photo Downloader. Downloads are executed concurrently with a progress bar for each download
  • Improved upload performance with concurrent uploads (Max 10 concurrent uploads. To be set in preferences)
  • Added ability to specify geolocation in Uploads and in Metadata Editor
  • Improved editing of tags when Photo View is displaying a selection
  • Improved animation of sidebars
  • QuickEditor is now displayed using CMD+Left Click on a Photo (instead of a long left click)
  • User definable default custom size for uploads
  • Removed support for Google Maps

Under the hood changes:

  • Removed all deprecated methods of old releases of OSX including NSURLConnection
  • Increased logical separation between application modules using Frameworks
  • Fixed a bug when displaying Total in statistics view
  • Fixed some memory leaks
  • Fixed a bug when displaying notes in Photo View
  • Fixed a crash when starting slideshow in Photo View
  • Other minor bug fixes


This is the how F-Stop version 5 looks like.

Main View version 5.0