FastRawViewer 1.3.8. released
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We are happy to announce the FastRawViewer 1.3.8
This version adds twelve new camera support and minor bug fixes and improvements.
Available at the download page.
Major changes and new settings
- Natural sorting (one that considers digits in file/folder names to be ordinal numbers and sorts those numbers in natural order):
- to sort files, use: Preferences - File Handling - File sort order: Filename, natural sort; Filename natural sort, reversed.
- to sort folders in the Folders Panel: Folders Panel - (gear)Settings - Use natural folders sort order.
- Natural sorting is turned on by default, and for files it replaces the old Filename, alphabetical system.
- Natural sorting is not supported in WindowsXP version of FRV (the necessary functions only exist starting from Win7)
- New setting Copy/Move/Reject - Copy/Move folder selector starts at controls where the browsing for destination folder for Copy/Move actions starts:
- Last used: browsing starts with the folder that was used as a destination for the previous action
- One level up from last used: browsing starts from the folder which is the "parent" relative to the last used
- Current folder: browsing starts in the current folder
- One level up from current folder: browsing starts from the folder which is the "parent" relative to the current folder
- Specified folder: opens a text input line to enter folder path
- New setting: Other - Check global folders presence on startup (ON by default) turns on the checking for the existence of "global folders" if FastRawViewer is configured to use the said global folders.
- Start without filename - Specified folder
- Open folder dialog starts at - Specified folder
- Use global rejected folder - Subfolder for rejected files
- Copy/Move folder selector starts at - Specified folder.
- Hidden setting FilmstripSelectedItemContrast moved to the Preferences - Interface - Selected/active files contrast slider.
- New hidden setting: ShiftClickSelectionMode and scripts ShiftClickSelectionModeDefault.reg/.sh
- This setting modifies the behavior of Shift-Click (selecting a range of files) in the Grid and Filmstrip.
- First limit of selected files range is always Shift-Clicked file.
- Second limit is determined depending of ShiftClickSelectionMode value. This value is bit field consists of three bits:
- Bit 0:
- 0 - the second limit for the Shift-Click's range will be 'last Ctrl-Clicked', irrespective of whether the action was "selection" or "de-selection"
- 1 - the second limit for the range will be 'last Ctrl-Clicked' only if the action was "selection"
- Bit 1:
- 0 - If 'last Ctrl-Clicked' isn't there, the second limit for the range will be the first file in the current folder
- 2 - The second limit for the range will be the current file if it wasn't Shift-Clicked (if it was, then it will again be the first file in the current folder)
- Bit 2:
- 0 - Shift-Click always creates a new range selection, overriding the previous one.
- 4 - Shift-Click always expands the selection, never de-selecting previous selections.
- To add this setting present to Registry/Settings, launch FastRawViewer, go to the Preferences, and press OK without making any other changes to Preferences (or run the script ShiftClickSelectionModeDefault.reg/.sh)
- Nikon D5600
- Panasonic GX800/850/GF9
- Sigma sd Quattro H (embedded JPEG thumbnails only)
- OS X: The PDF Manual is copied during the installation of the application into the Resource folder, and is accessible through Menu - Help - PDF Manual
- The folder containing scripts for additional settings is accessible through Menu - Help - Auxiliary settings scripts (OS X: the settings scripts are copied into the application's resource folder)
- The Key/Mouse capture window is now very different from standard dialogs, and we hope that its contents will stand out better now.
Bug fixes and other improvements
- support for DNG files containing embedded images
- support for out-of-camera DNG files recorded by Magic Lantern firmware
- fixed black level setting for Sony A350 cameras
- recognize Olympus 12-100/4 IS lens correctly
- fixed an error in calculation of the Baseline Exposure for Canon 5D mk4
- Sony A7RM2: fixed the issue with files that do not have black level tag in metadata (possibly due to a bug in pre-release firmware)
- Canon D2000C: reading black level from file metadata
- Leaf Aptus 22 è Aptus 75: fixed orientation of thumbnails in Grid and Filmstrip windows
- RAW files without an embedded preview: fixed the cases when "Decoding error" status was displayed in Grid / Filmstrip windows, instead of correct one, "No thumbnail"
- Photoshop Elements 15 added to the list of programs recognized on first FRV run
- Fixed internal/external JPEG orientation match if raw data processing is disabled for this file/data format.
- Improved sorting of files contained in a folder, to better determine the order after sorting:
- in RAW+JPEG mode, when files with the same names but different extensions are present, JPEG will be paired with a RAW file with the first extension, extensions being sorted in alphabetical order. That is independent of the sorting mode the user had chosen.
- fixed the sorting bug that occurred when files with the same names were present in a folder.
- when the primary sorting key is not unique, additional keys are used: file name (if the sorting was not 'by name') and file extension; additional keys ensure that the sorting of files inside a folder is stable.
- Disabled Do not recall network/removable media on startup check if Start without filename is set to Specified folder
- Fujifilm cameras BaselineExposure (Adobe hidden exposure correction) values are now in sync with recent Adobe software.