If there is anything I can do to improve your Posterino experience, just drop me a note: christoph@zykloid.com
Cheers, Christoph
(the developer)
Version 3.9
Revision 3099 - 2020-11-06
new feature [NEW] A bunch of small adjustments to welcome macOS 11 Big Sur.
Version 3.8.6
Revision 3098 - 2020-11-05
feature changed [CHANGED] Various small adjustments to the user interface to improve the look and functionality.
Version 3.8.5
Revision 3097 - 2020-10-22
feature changed [CHANGED] A small bunch of user interface improvements.
Version 3.8.4
Revision 3096 - 2020-10-08
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a strange hang of the app in situations where an image was dragged over a calendar or text object.
Version 3.8.3
Revision 3095 - 2020-09-10
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a possible crash when entering negative values for a grid layout column or row.
Version 3.8.2
Revision 3094 - 2020-08-06
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation which could lead to a crash on saving custom templates.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a possibly crash when using the image pattern layer.
bug fixed [FIXED] The app now determines the version of a compatible macOS correctly.
Version 3.8.1
Revision 3093 - 2020-07-09
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled various grid layout edge cases. Changing the image in a frame no longer unlocks a locked grid layout. Changing the gap of a grid layout no longer adds empty frames.
bug fixed [FIXED] Improved visibility of text cursor over various kinds of text background color.
bug fixed [FIXED] No crash on opening templates holding text objects any more.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a rare crash as a result of working with the image browser.
Version 3.8
Revision 3092 - 2020-07-02
new feature [NEW] New grid layout method behavior: You can now lock the columns or rows of a layout and set a specific X x Y grid in the inspector.
feature changed [CHANGED] The whole app underwent a major source code cleanup. This has been a tremendous amount of work but you can't see it from the outside. The fate of the developer.
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated third party components.
bug fixed [FIXED] The grid layout inspector panel is now updated on Drag and Drop operations.
bug fixed [FIXED] No longer an empty „Dynamic Details“ panel in the inspector, when no layout method is selected.
Version 3.7.4
Revision 3091 - 2020-05-07
new feature [NEW] Added a label next to the zoom slider on the bottom toolbar showing the actual zoom level in percent.
feature changed [CHANGED] On zooming in and out, the document stays in focus over the center of the view port.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved zoom behavior. You can now zoom the document between 25% and 300% of the actual document size. A zoom level of 100% equals the actual document size on screen.
feature changed [CHANGED] Made the invisible frame manipulation handle hit area just a bit smaller.
bug fixed [FIXED] On zooming, the page now stays in center of the available screen.
Version 3.7.3
Revision 3090 - 2020-04-09
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved object focus of Drag & Drop operations to visually focus all relevant target objects.
feature changed [CHANGED] Adjusted the way a graphics object goes into frame manipulation mode.
feature changed [CHANGED] Made the sizing handles in frame manipulation mode easier to hit with the mouse pointer.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a case, where on opening an image for cropping, the zoom level jumped unexpectedly.
bug fixed [FIXED] Prevented a situation where it was possible to accidentally grab a rotation or sizing handle when actually you try to execute a Drag & Drop operation on a graphics object.
bug fixed [FIXED] A graphics object no longer may „jump“ randomly when released after moving it in manual layout mode.
Version 3.7.2
Revision 3089 - 2020-03-26
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead Posterino to not open a new document when run under macOS Mojave.
Version 3.7.1
Revision 3088 - 2020-03-19
feature changed [CHANGED] Some minor adjustments to the user interface.
Version 3.7
Revision 3087 - 2020-01-23
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated all calendar related templates.
feature changed [CHANGED] Some minor user interface adjustments.
Version 3.6.9
Revision 3086 - 2019-12-20
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled some minor font substitution issues with the Geek and Windward templates.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a problem where parts of a template seam to disappear due to inappropriate scaling of a Padding layer.
Version 3.6.8
Revision 3085 - 2019-12-12
new feature [NEW] Added new calendar templates "Square Images + Calendar", "Vertical Months" and "Geek".
new feature [NEW] Added additional properties to format the calendar month and weekday.
new feature [NEW] Updated the online help to reflect the changes to the calendar system. Also added a topic on how to add personal events to a Posterino calendar.
feature changed [CHANGED] The huge calendar inspector panel is now broken down to individual parts for Year, Months, Weekdays and Days.
Version 3.6.7
Revision 3084 - 2019-12-06
new feature [NEW] You can now use your system calendars to color the text or background of a day on a Posterino calendar object. Hover over a calendar object and open the popover available in the top right corner to setup this feature.
new feature [NEW] Improved layout and features of the calendar object. E.g. you can now set individual fonts for different parts of the calendar via the Calendar inspector panel.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could induce a crash when run on pre Dark Mode versions of macOS.
Version 3.6.6
Revision 3083 - 2019-11-21
feature changed [CHANGED] On export the JPG image quality is now as high as possible by default.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved crash reporting system.
bug fixed [FIXED] The effects browser no longer shows text styles for calendar objects.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead to a crash when several documents are opened at the same time.
Version 3.6.5
Revision 3082 - 2019-10-25
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could prevent Drag and Drop of images from the built-in image browser when running under macOS 10.14 Mojave.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a problem that could lead to a crash when leaving the `image count` property field of a layout method in the inspector.
Version 3.6.4
Revision 3081 - 2019-10-15
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could prevent Posterino from starting under macOS 10.14.
Version 3.6.3
Revision 3080 - 2019-10-11
new feature [NEW] Posterino will now display a message in the (empty) image browser to request access to the Photos library if access has not yet granted.
feature changed [CHANGED] On an attempt to drag a photo from Photos to Posterino, an error message is displayed in case access to Photos is denied.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved layout of export process UI.
feature changed [CHANGED] Cleaned up Help menu items.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a situation where a large preview image on the document is not as crips as it could be.
bug fixed [FIXED] Dropping an image to set a background image now works on the first attempt.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead to several long seconds of unresponsiveness on first app startup.
bug fixed [FIXED] Moving an image in the crop editor using the mouse now works properly under macOS 10.15 „Catalina“.
bug fixed [FIXED] Improved readability of text caption editor under Dark Mode.
bug fixed [FIXED] Adjusted the content of the Sharing popup menu to the services actually available under the current macOS.
bug fixed [FIXED] The Release Notes are Dark Mode compatible now.
Version 3.6.2
Revision 3079 - 2019-09-30
new feature [NEW] Improved support for images from Photos. Posterino can now load full-size images from the cloud. Also improved access authorization handling.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved export user interface.
Version 3.6.1
Revision 3078 - 2019-09-26
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation where Posterino could appear unresponsive for several long seconds on first startup.
Version 3.6
Revision 3077 - 2019-08-23
new feature [NEW] Posterino now supports macOS Dark Mode. You can control the appearance under Posterino > Preferences > General > Appearance. Eg.g. In case you are generally running Light Mode but want to use Posterino in Dark Mode. There is a switch for that.
feature changed [CHANGED] Posterino now picks up the accent color of the system (under „General“ in the system preferences) for selections and UI elements.
Version 3.5.1
Revision 3076 - 2019-07-05
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled an issue where no system save panel appeared at the end of the „Save to Disk“ export task.
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated the built-in software update mechanism.
Version 3.5
Revision 3075 - 2019-05-28
feature changed [CHANGED] Improvements to the built-in software update mechanism.
feature changed [CHANGED] Small user interface improvements.
Version 3.4.5
Revision 3074 - 2019-04-08
new feature [NEW] The object tool tip (View > Object Tool Tip) now also shows the image size in pixel when hovering with the mouse over an image.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a crash that may occur when changing the document pager size.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead to a crash, when the number of rows or columns of a grid layout inspector panel is left blank.
Version 3.4.4
Revision 3073 - 2019-03-11
feature changed [CHANGED] Updates to the built-in image browser to support the current version of Lightroom and Photos.
feature changed [CHANGED] Updates to various software components.
new feature [NEW] The built-in software update mechanism no longer requires a hop to the Downloads folder.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation where the template chooser opens showing just a black background and no templates.
Version 3.4.3
Revision 3072 - 2018-05-18
feature changed [CHANGED] Some small user interface improvements.
Version 3.4.2
Revision 3071 - 2018-05-07
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated support for the built-in image browser and some minor UI adjustments.
Version 3.4.1
Revision 3070 - 2018-01-03
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated frameworks supporting the built-in image browser and crash reporting.
feature changed [CHANGED] Some minor updates to the user interface.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a possible crash on reseting „don’t show again“ preferences.
Version 3.4
Revision 3069 - 2017-09-04
bug fixed [FIXED] A decimal number page size property is now displayed with two significant digits of the Size popup of the Page Size panel under the Adjustments tab.
bug fixed [FIXED] The local decimal separator is now respected on the Page Size input fields.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improvements to the built-in image browser.
feature changed [CHANGED] Minor improvements to the behavior of the inspector.
Version 3.3.8
Revision 3067 - 2017-05-22
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved the situation where windows may open grey and without contents under macOS 10.9.
Version 3.3.7
Revision 3066 - 2017-05-16
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a crash that could occur own opening the feedback window.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved crash that could happen under macOS 10.11 when opening a text caption editor popover.
bug fixed [FIXED] Made sure a new text object has a meaningful font size.
Version 3.3.6
Revision 3065 - 2017-04-14
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed some missing translations in the language support system.
bug fixed [FIXED] Made sure a newly created text object has a text layer whatever the style „majority mechanism“ may think.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a crash that could occur under older versions of macOS.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation where the app could crash on an invalid export file name.
bug fixed [FIXED] The Release Notes are now well formatted again.
Version 3.3.5
Revision 3063 - 2017-03-20
bug fixed [FIXED] Selecting a graphic object could sometimes produce a system beep instead of a change in selection. Not any more.
bug fixed [FIXED] Improved the feedback system.
Version 3.3.4
Revision 3062 - 2017-03-07
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated image browser support for Lightroom.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved feedback system.
Version 3.3.3
Revision 3061 - 2017-02-20
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a situation where opening the Release Notes could lead to a crash.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved performance of built-in image browser for large image libraries.
Version 3.3.2
Revision 3060 - 2017-02-17
bug fixed [FIXED] Page Size settings: On changing the orientation to Landscape and subsequent clicking the „Apply“ button, the orientation does no longer jump back to Portrait.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved Lightroom support for the built-in image browser.
Version 3.3.1
Revision 3059 - 2017-01-20
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved the problem where images on export are gray boxes due to insufficient access rights.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a case where double clicking a text caption leads to a crash.
bug fixed [FIXED] A feedback window sheet can now be closed using the Return key.
feature changed [CHANGED] Changed the UI so it’s clear that a page unit of Pixel means a resolution of 72 DPI.
feature changed [CHANGED] The request to give some feedback on the latest update is now displayed when the app is quit instead of at startup time.
new feature [NEW] Added details on Photos troubleshooting to the online help.
Version 3.3
Revision 3058 - 2017-01-13
feature changed [CHANGED] Some major spring cleaning: Improved existing code, removed old and obsolete code, handled OS deprecation warnings and updated various frameworks.
feature changed [CHANGED] Cleaned up inspector panels and improved layout of properties.
feature changed [CHANGED] Replaced the „image count“ slider of the layout method by a simple number field.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved German language support.
new feature [NEW] Pumped the maximal number of images per document to 1000.
new feature [NEW] Whole new much simpler feedback form (Help > Send Feedback). Surprise me with some feedback ;)
Version 3.2.13
Revision 3057 - 2016-09-02
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed the menu command to open the online help on keyboard shortcuts.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improvements to Transport Layer Security.
Version 3.2.12
Revision 3056 - 2016-07-22
bug fixed [FIXED] When changing the "image count" of a document created from the "Bubbles" template, the new images are now oval.
bug fixed [FIXED] On applying a Mosaic-Crop, the resolution warning is now updated.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead to a crash when drawing very tiny images.
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed online help shortcut page to use more Mac-like key names.
Version 3.2.11
Revision 3055 - 2016-04-23
bug fixed [FIXED] Improved image Drag & Drop support.
Version 3.2.10
Revision 3053 - 2016-04-12
feature changed [CHANGED] Various improvements for the overall code health and internal working of the app. The ongoing fight against source code entropy continues!
Version 3.2.9
Revision 3041 - 2016-04-05
bug fixed [FIXED] The graphic object size is now respected when pasting objects in "Manual" layout mode.
new feature [NEW] Pasting graphic objects in "Auto" layout mode now applies the current object style.
feature changed [CHANGED] Some improvements to the online help.
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated various frameworks Posterino depends on.
Version 3.2.8
Revision 3040 - 2016-01-25
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved an issue that could lead to a crash, when changing the sort order of the table under the "Sizes" preferences.
feature changed [CHANGED] A couple of small UI improvements.
Version 3.2.7
Revision 3039 - 2015-12-02
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a problem where migration from Posterino 2 results in zero sized documents and images.
Version 3.2.6
Revision 3038 - 2015-11-02
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a situation where custom templates did not appear in the template browser when the system language is not English.
Version 3.2.5
Revision 3037 - 2015-09-21
feature changed [CHANGED] Some small user interface improvements.
Version 3.2.4
Revision 3036 - 2015-09-21
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation where the app could become unresponsive on opening a document which references media files with insufficient access rights.
Version 3.2.3
Revision 3035 - 2015-09-15
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved the "Tile" layout method to respect the page margin in favor of the image crop by default. You can now toggle the behavior using the "Aspect-Ratio Priority" checkbox on the "Tile" inspector panel.
feature changed [CHANGED] Improve object alignment on zero item spacing.
feature changed [CHANGED] Updated German language support.
feature changed [CHANGED] Adjustments to the image browser framework.
Version 3.2.2
Revision 3034 - 2015-08-12
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a crash that prevents creating new documents from a template.
Version 3.2.1
Revision 3033 - 2015-07-15
new feature [NEW] Made Posterino support "App Transport Security".
feature changed [CHANGED] Unused Aperture and iPhoto media libraries no longer appear in the built-in image browser when run under OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite or later.
feature changed [CHANGED] Gave the template picker some visual clean-up love.
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed flickering of image browser when moving the divider up and down under upcoming version of OS X.
Version 3.2
Revision 3031 - 2015-06-22
new feature [NEW] This release presents new feature we call "Mosaic-Crop": Select a set of image frames and Drag & Drop an image on top of the section. The dropped image crop runs over all chosen frames. Just awesome. Please have a look at "How to I create a Mosaic-Crop from my image?" in the online help for details.
Version 3.1.4
Revision 3030 - 2015-06-15
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a situation that could lead to a crash on export, when no layout method is chosen.
Version 3.1.3
Revision 3029 - 2015-06-08
feature changed [CHANGED] Maintenance update of the image browser.
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a crash that could bite you when removing a grid layout parameter.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a typo in the Dutch language support.
Version 3.1.2
Revision 3028 - 2015-05-05
new feature [NEW] Posterino now also checks access rights to media files before exporting or sharing a document.
new feature [NEW] Made sure you can't override a document file with it's backup file on migration of old documents.
bug fixed [FIXED] Made the buttons on the "Allow Access" panel work under OS X 10.10.3.
bug fixed [FIXED] Measurement output does no longer display different values depending on the current zoo level.
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a crash that could occur on drawing postage marks with no text.
feature changed [CHANGED] Don't open the release notes on the very first start of the app.
Version 3.1.1
Revision 3027 - 2015-04-28
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a regression that prevents the app from starting on an OS prior to OS X 10.10.
new feature [NEW] Improved user feedback handling for the Release Notes window.
Version 3.1
Revision 3026 - 2015-04-20
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved support of built-in image browser for the new Apple Photos app.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead to a crash on opening the template browser.
Revision 3025 - 2015-04-11
new feature [NEW] Updated image browser to handle new "Photos" app available under OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite.
bug fixed [FIXED] Improved preview loading after recovering from a situation where there are no sufficient access rights to load an image.
new feature [NEW] Posterino now automatically opens the latest Release Notes on the first launch after it has been updated.
Revision 3024 - 2015-03-20
feature changed [CHANGED] Improved collection of image meta data.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handled a situation that could lead to a crash when clicking on a document holding very tiny graphics.
Revision 3023 - 2015-03-09
new feature [NEW] Added support for Apple's new "Photos" app along with some adjustments to the sharing services.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a crash that could occur on changing weekend day preferences.
Version 3.0.6
Revision 3022 - 2015-02-20
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a situation that could lead to a crash when changing to show or hide image titles in the image browser.
feature changed [CHANGED] Some fine tuning for the "image resolution warning".
Version 3.0.5
Revision 3021 - 2015-02-05
new feature [NEW] Updated translations for all currently supported languages.
Version 3.0.4
Revision 3018 - 2015-01-15
new feature [NEW] A "resolution warning" message is now displayed on exporting a document holding images with insufficient resolution. This warning can be switched on using the "Display image resolution warnings" checkbox on the "General" preferences panel. If switched on, the document editor will show warnings right when working on a document.
bug fixed [FIXED] Solved a case of "white line" artifacts on un-filtered images with insufficient resolution on an exported document.
new feature [NEW] Added information to the online help on repairing a broken iPhoto installation to ensure that the iPhoto images are visible in the Posterino image browser.
Version 3.0.3
Revision 3017 - 2015-01-08
bug fixed [FIXED] Rotating an image using the rotation button of the crop editor is now persistent.
bug fixed [FIXED] Handle a situation where the app could crash on editing tiny graphic objects.
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a crash that could occur on "Fill" and "Remove all Images" menu commands.
Version 3.0.2
Revision 3016 - 2014-12-18
bug fixed [FIXED] Improved behavior of Undo / Redo operations.
bug fixed [FIXED] Selected graphics can no longer be moved in "automatic" layout mode using the keyboard.
Version 3.0.1
Revision 3015 - 2014-12-12
bug fixed [FIXED] Fixed a situation, where a Drag operation holding a set of images was not executed near the "end" of the document.
bug fixed [FIXED] A part of the demo watermark text is no longer upside down.
bug fixed [FIXED] A PDF file path in the inspector is no longer editable. Also improve layout of controls.
feature changed [CHANGED] On software update we now first open a message dialog and then reveal the downloaded file in the Downloads folder.
Posterino 3.0
Revision 3011 - 2014-11-25


Improved Workflow


Improved Workflow

Layout Behavior



Image Browser