BreezeBrowser Pro

Release history

1 March 2022: v1.12.2

  • Added support for displaying thumbnail images from Nikon Z9 raw files
  • Added support for displaying Canon EOS-1D X Mark III focus points
  • Fixed an issue displaying images with filenames containing % characters in slideshows

17 March 2021: v1.12.1

  • Added support for HEIC images from iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices
  • Fixed an issue displaying thumbnails of Olympus E-M1X raw files
  • Removed references to raw conversion as it is no longer supported

23 October 2020: v1.12

  • Added support for displaying focus points from the Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6
  • Fixed an issue extracting the embedded JPEG preview images from some Canon CR3 raw files

4 June 2019: v1.11

  • Added support for displaying full size previews from Nikon Z6 and Z7 raw files
  • Added focus point overlay display for Canon EOS R, Canon EOS RP, Canon EOS M50, Canon EOS 250D/Rebel SL3
  • Improved display of Canon CR3 raw files: now shows higher resolution preview

19 December 2018: v1.10

  • Added support for the new Canon CR3 raw file format
  • Added support for Canon EOS R raw conversion and shooting data display
  • Added support for Canon EOS M50 raw conversion and shooting data display
  • Added support for Canon EOS 1500D/2000D/Rebel T7 and Canon EOS 3000D/4000D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display

11 December 2017: v1.9.8.11

  • Added support for Canon EOS 6D Mark II raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Performance enhancements reading shooting data from some Canon DSLR models
  • Fixed a problem displaying focus points from some Canon cameras that affected v1.9.8.10
  • Fixed a problem printing photos that caused v1.9.8.10 to crash

21 August 2017: v1.9.8.10

  • Added support for Canon EOS 77D, Canon EOS 200D/Rebel SL2 and Canon EOS 800D/Rebel T7i raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added optional scaling of the toolbar when running on high DPI displays (available using BBUtil)
  • Fixed a problem viewing raw files from Olympus Tough TG-5
  • Removed menu items for interacting with Google Earth because the Google Earth API service is no longer available

10 January 2017: v1.9.8.9

  • Added support for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for viewing animated GIFs to BreezeViewer slideshow utility
  • Fixed a problem viewing large JPEG previews from Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II raw files
  • Fixed a problem installing BreezeBrowser Pro on computers with large hard drives

25 July 2016: v1.9.8.8

  • Added support for Canon EOS 1300D/Rebel T6 and Canon EOS 80D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Canon EOS-1D X Mark II raw conversion and focus point overlay display
  • Added upscaling option to BreezeViewer
  • Uses the latest Canon raw conversion libraries and color profiles for high quality raw conversion of Canon EOS raw files
  • Fixed a raw conversion performance issue in folders containing large numbers of raw files

30 October 2015: v1.9.8.7

  • Added support for Canon EOS 750D/Rebel T6i, Canon EOS 760D/Rebel T6s, Canon EOS 5DS and Canon EOS 5DS R raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 focus point overlay display
  • Added “High DPI aware” option in preferences to allow the use of the full screen resolution on high DPI computer displays
  • Breeze Viewer now accepts tokens for the date when specifying the folder to monitor
  • Added “Mosaic with zoom + bg fade” slideshow transition to Breeze Viewer

27 November 2014: v1.9.8.6

  • Added support for Canon EOS 7D Mark II raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Nikon D750 focus point overlay display
  • Added the option to specify an additional raw file sidecar file type to be included when copying, moving, renaming and deleting raw files
  • Added the option to leave a space between images when using the mosaic layout option in Breeze Viewer

8 August 2014: v1.9.8.5

  • Added support for Canon EOS 1200D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Nikon D4s, Nikon D810, Nikon D610 and Nikon D5300 focus point overlay display
  • Added captions in the mosaic transitions to BreezeViewer slideshow utility
  • Added separately configurable title page/advert duration to BreezeViewer slideshow utility

24 September 2013: v1.9.8.4

  • Added support for Canon EOS 70D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added the option to scan subfolders for images to BreezeViewer slideshow utility

5 June 2013: v1.9.8.3

  • Added support for Canon EOS 100D/Rebel SL1 raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Nikon D7100 focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Nikon D5200 focus point overlay display
  • Added “mosaic”, “mosaic with fade” and “mosaic with dissolve” slideshow transitions to BreezeViewer slideshow utility
  • “None” and “mosaic” slideshow transitions in BreezeViewer optimized to run faster on graphics cards without graphics acceleration
  • Improved support for writing accented characters with ASCII codes in the range 128 to 255 to XMP data

15 January 2013: v1.9.8.2

  • Added support for Canon EOS 6D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Canon EOS M raw conversion
  • Added the ability to specify the caption text, font, color and placement in the BreezeViewer slideshow utility
  • Fixed a problem with the zoom settings in the compare images window
  • Fixed a problem with long delays when loading JPEG images from Nikon cameras when show focus points is selected and the EXIF MakerNote data is corrupted

6 November 2012: v1.9.8.1

  • Added support for Canon EOS-1D X raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Canon EOS M shooting data display (raw conversion will be added in the next release)
  • Proofs now uses embedded JPEG preview image when processing Nikon NEF raw files from cameras for which raw conversion is not supported

19 July 2012: v1.9.8

  • Added support for EXIF 2.3 tags (OwnerName, SerialNumber, LensModel)
  • Added support for Canon EOS 5D Mark III raw conversion, focus point display and shooting data
  • Added support for Canon EOS 650D/Rebel T4i raw conversion, focus point display and shooting data
  • Added support for Nikon D4, Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E focus point display
  • Fixed problems caused by some MTS video files
  • Improved performance when displaying JPEG images

16 January 2012: v1.9.7.1

  • Added optional title or ad images when running slideshows using BreezeViewer
  • Fixed a problem creating proofs from Canon PowerShot G12 raw images
  • Fixed problems with “Print to file…” intermittently generating pages with a blue background and no images
  • Added support for displaying Phase One raw files with IIQ file extensions
  • Added optional checkboxes when using the touchscreen keyboard option in kiosk mode

25 May 2011: v1.9.7

  • Added support for Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i and Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added new ” kiosk mode ” to allow users to select photos for printing or emailing using a touchscreen monitor

12 January 2011: v1.9.6.1

  • Added focus point overlay display for Nikon D7000 images
  • Added the ability to write Adobe labels and to edit the label names associated with the label color display in thumbnail view
  • Fixed problems with Canon PowerShot G11 raw conversion not working and incorrect colors for Canon PowerShot S90 and Canon PowerShot S95 raw conversion
  • Added automatic fallback for fade and dissolve slideshow transitions for graphics cards which are too slow for the method used in BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.6

6 December 2010: v1.9.6

  • Added support for Canon EOS 60D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Nikon D7000, Nikon D3100, Sony Alpha A55, Sony DSLR-A580, Olympus E-5, Canon PowerShot G12 and Canon PowerShot S95 raw conversion
  • Now supports video files with MP4 file extension including the display of thumbnails if a THM thumbnail file is available
  • Now supports the display of MPO files (commonly used for 3D images)
  • Fixed a problem reading EXIF GPS data written by Photoshop CS5
  • Added “move selected images to start” (keyboard shortcut: Alt+Ctrl+F) and “only select tagged within selection” (keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+F6) options in thumbnail and filmstrip views
  • Added fade and dissolve transitions to BreezeBrowser Pro’s built in slideshow and fade, dissolve, cube, flip, vertical slide, diagonal slide and horizontal slide transitions to BreezeViewer. Also added a black and white display option to BreezeViewer.
  • Added an option to display Adobe ratings and label data graphically in BreezeBrowser Pro’s thumbnail view and to automatically update the Adobe rating when changing image rankings

5 July 2010: v1.9.5.4

  • Added the following tokens for modifying tokens and strings : {upper,str}, {lower,str}, {capitalize,str}. Also improved the handling of these tokens to allow them to be nested.
  • Improved the way images are displayed in random order using BreezeBrowser Pro’s slideshow so that it works like shuffling a deck of cards and dealing each card in turn.
  • Updated the handling of XMP data to fix compatibility problems with Photoshop caused by namespace changes from xap to xmp
  • Added an option to select whether images are auto rotated when displayed using BreezeViewer

4 June 2010: v1.9.5.3

  • Now adds GPS data to JPEG file as well as the raw file when geo-coding raw+JPEG files
  • Added support for Sony DSLR-A550 and Sony DSLR-A850 raw conversion
  • Added support for displaying Samsung SRW raw files
  • Now converts both DNG and PEF raw files from supported Pentax cameras
  • Improved hiding of the mouse cursor when displaying slideshows in BreezeBrowser Pro and Breeze Viewer. New images added to the folder are displayed next when running a slideshow with random order selected
  • Updated the handling for ratings, copyright and labels in XMP data in line with Adobe’s latest standards

20 April 2010: v1.9.5.2

  • Added support for Canon EOS 550D/Rebel T2i raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added an option to sort images by color profile name/colorspace to View->Image order->Sort by shooting data…
  • Added the ability to extract embedded JPEGs from Panasonic RW2 raw files

1 March 2010: v1.9.5.1

  • Added raw conversion support for Canon PowerShot S90 and Panasonic DMC-GF1
  • Improved the quality of Canon PowerShot G11 raw conversion
  • Fixed a problem in BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.5 when copying EXIF data to JPEGs which affected EXIF copy and the extract embedded JPEG option
  • Various bug fixes and improvements to folder monitoring

18 February 2010: v1.9.5

  • Added raw conversion support for the following camera models:
    Nikon D3000, Nikon D5000, Nikon D300s, Nikon D3X, Nikon D3s,
    Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, Canon PowerShot SX1 IS, Canon PowerShot G11,
    Panasonic DMC-FZ38, Panasonic DMC-G1, Panasonic DMC-GH1,
    Sony DSLR-A330,
    Pentax K-7,
    Olympus E-450, Olympus E-620
  • Now monitors the current folder for new, deleted or modified files and updates the main view, thumbnail display and slideshow accordingly
  • Fixed a problem where indexing software on some computers could cause BreezeBrowser Pro to crash when proofing images to JPEG
  • Now reads color temperature from the shooting data of recent Canon EOS cameras when using Kelvin white balance

8 January 2010: v1.9.4.3

  • Installer now includes Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 redistributable libraries to prevent “application configuration is incorrect” and “side-by-side configuration is incorrect” errors on some computers
  • Fixed a problem converting raw files from older Canon PowerShot cameras (G1, G2, G3, G5, Pro90IS, S30, S40, S45, S50) on Windows Vista and Windows 7

7 January 2010: v1.9.4.2

  • Added support for Canon EOS 7D raw conversion, shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Add workaround for problems caused by Comodo Firewall when running on Windows Vista SP2
  • Fixed a problem displaying thumbnails for Nikon Coolpix P6000 raw files
  • BreezeViewer now displays 8-bit monochrome JPEGs correctly
  • Google Earth display now zooms to 400m if camera altitude is greater than 500Km (e.g when GE starts up)

6 July 2009: v1.9.4.1

  • Added support for Pentax K200D raw conversion
  • Fixed a problem with Canon Rebel T1i raw conversion
  • Added an option to rename output files when raw converting

21 May 2009: v1.9.4

  • Thumbnails now have optional shooting data display and GPS icon
  • Added support for Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i raw conversion
  • Added support for Panasonic DMC-FZ28 raw conversion
  • Now displays lens AF micro adjustment information for images from recent Canon EOS cameras

20 February 2009: v1.9.3

  • Added “Breeze Viewer” standalone utility for monitoring the contents of a folder and displaying JPEG images as a slideshow
  • Added support for Sony DSLR-A350 raw conversion
  • Canon raw conversion libraries updated to fix problems converting Canon CR2 raw files containing IPTC IIM data
  • More robust handling of damaged EXIF shooting data

22 December 2008: v1.9.2

  • Added support for Canon EOS 50D, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon PowerShot G10 and Panasonic DMC-LX3 raw conversion.

26 November 2008: v1.9.1

  • Added Canon EOS 50D and Canon EOS 5D Mark II shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added support for Sony DSLR-A700, Nikon D90 and Olympus E-520 raw conversion
  • Added support for viewing Nikon Coolpix P6000, Panasonic DMC-LX3 and Leica Digilux 4 raw files using the embedded JPEG preview image
  • Adjusted settings to fix problems on some PCs running Windows Vista
  • Now supports adding of GPS data to JPEG images which don’t already contain shooting data
  • Added an option to crop the image to fit the printable area when printing full size images
  • Added image sort by latitude or longitude options to View->Image order->Sort by shooting data…

2 October 2008: v1.9

  • Added Nikon D700,  Nikon D60 and Canon EOS 1000D/Rebel XS support: raw conversion, shooting data display and focus point overlay
  • Added geo-tagging of images using GPS track logs or manually using Google Earth™
  • Added auto display of image locations in Google Earth™ when browsing images
  • Added “Copy Actual Images to Folder…” right click option in thumbnail view to allow the actual images to be copied rather than shortcuts when the selection contains one or more shortcuts
  • Magnifier window now supports 1x, 2x, 3x and 4x zoom (use Ctrl+cursor up/Ctrl+cursor down to zoom in and out)
  • Added the following new tokens for extracting parts of strings: {left,n,str}, {mid,n,m,str}, {right,n,str}, {first,str}, {last,str}
  • Added image sort by file created or file modified date options to View->Image order->Sort by shooting data…
  • Raw conversion window can now be resized to allow larger previews

26 June 2008: v1.8.1

  • Added “Allow partial file name matches” option to EXIF copy
  • Improved the reading of unusually formatted XMP data
  • Added a workaround for Network Magic when a PC is not connected to the internet
  • Fixed a problem with proofs and “View actual image” with Canon PowerShot G9 raw files

7 May 2008: v1.8

  • Added support for Nikon D3, Nikon D300, Pentax K20D, Pentax K10D, Olympus E-3, Sony Alpha DSLR-A700, Canon EOS 450D/Rebel XSi and Canon PowerShot G9 raw conversion.
  • Shooting data display for Nikon DSLRs has been improved and now includes focus point overlay display for D3, D300, D200, D2X, D2Xs, D2H, D2Hs and D80
  • This release also includes a new HTML template which uses PicLens for dynamic viewing of web galleries.
  • Tags can now be imported by dragging a .txt file containing a list of image filenames and dropping it on to the BreezeBrowser Pro window

1 February 2008: v1.7.3.1

  • Added %![n-m] batch renaming options to match all except the specified characters in the original filename
  • Now displays thumbnails for compressed raw files as well as uncompressed raw files from the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700
  • More robust handling of badly formatted EXIF data in JPEG images e.g. Nikon images with mixed II and MM alignment
  • Fixed a problem reading Canon EOS-1D Mark III and Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III focus point data and custom functions from DNG files converted from CR2 raw files
  • Removed debug code which was writing BreezeBrowserPro.log files in version 1.7.3

11 January 2008: v1.7.3

  • Added the ability to print multiple full size images from thumbnail and filmstrip views
  • Added support for Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III raw conversion
  • Now displays full size images using the embedded JPEGs for Nikon D3, Nikon D300, Olympus E-3 and Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 raw files
  • Faster display of raw files from recent Nikon DSLR cameras
  • Added an option to rename output files when running proofs
  • Now displays lens zoom range and maximum aperture for images from the Olympus E-3 and Fuji FinePix S5Pro
  • Fixed a problem copying maximum size EXIF data blocks to JPEGs
  • Fixed a problem when clicking white balance when converting Canon EOS 40D sRAW files
  • Fixed a performance problem reading information from some color profiles embedded in images
  • Fixed a problem browsing network shares via “My Network Places” on Windows XP
  • Fixed a problem updating XMP data in .XMP sidecar files written by Lightroom

7 September 2007: v1.7.2

  • Added full support for the Canon EOS 40D: high quality raw conversion, focus point overlay and detailed shooting data display
  • Added 9 preset keyword shortcuts to allow common keywords to be added to images by pressing Alt+1 through Alt+9

21 July 2007: v1.7.1

  • Now displays detailed shooting data and focus point information for the Canon EOS-1D Mark III
  • Added word wrapping of captions when printing contact sheets
  • Added logarithmic scale option for histogram display
  • Now supports the display of Mamiya ZD raw files

21 June 2007: v1.7

  • Added support for images containing GPS location data:
    – New “GPS” HTML template for generating online galleries with standard thumbnail display and map with thumbnail display.
    – New “View map” right click menu option in main view to display a map in a web browser showing the location where images containing GPS data were taken. The URL used to display the map is definable in BreezeBrowser Pro’s ppreferences.
  • Added new GPS latitude and longitude tokens (@latitudeAsDecimal@ and @longitudeAsDecimal@) to facilitate the linking of web galleries to online maps
  • Added Canon EOS-1D Mark III raw conversion
  • Added Nikon D40 and D40X raw conversion
  • Keyword editor now supports keyword synonyms
  • Improved the layout of thumbnails when printing contact sheets
  • Added option to select read-only (e.g. protected in camera) images
  • Added a “Jump to Source Folder” right click menu option when viewing shortcuts to images
  • Added raw+JPEG linking of Pentax PEF raw files
  • Fully supports Windows Vista (including data execution prevention)
  • HTML generator now suppresses thumbnail image generation if thumbnail size is set to 0
  • HTML window now displays a short description of the template which can be defined in the config.dat file
  • Added option to add IPTC/XMP or EXIF and IPTC/XMP data to JPEGs when emailing
  • Changes to XMP metadata handling to avoid XMP structs being written incorrectly
  • Fixed a problem color managing images referenced using shortcuts

21 December 2006: v1.6.3

  • Added linking of DNG + JPEG files
  • Now reads detailed shooting data from Canon and Nikon raw files that have been converted to DNG using Adobe’s DNG converter
  • Fixed a number of crashes caused by corrupted or invalid shooting data in JPEG images
  • Fixed a crash when viewing NEF files that have been updated by Nikon Capture NX
  • Fixed LP5 error on startup on some systems

30 October 2006: v1.6.2

  • Fixed batch rename problem when some but not all images were selected in a folder
  • TIFF output in proofs now detects grayscale images and writes them as grayscale not color

17 October 2006: v1.6.1

  • Added support for Nikon D80 and Nikon D2Xs raw conversion
  • Canon EOS 400D/Rebel XTi/Kiss Digital X raw conversion no longer requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.6 to be installed
  • Improved loading of multiple images into editors such as Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • Added options to copy Adobe ratings to and from BreezeBrowser Pro rankings
  • Tooltips in thumbnail view now support multiple lines

15 September 2006: v1.6

  • Added support for Canon EOS 400D/Rebel XTi/Kiss Digital X raw conversion (requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.6 or later)
  • Full support for Canon EOS 400D/Rebel XTi/Kiss Digital X shooting data and focus point overlay display
  • Added tokens for GPS latitude, longitude and altitude
  • Spacebar can now be used to toggle tags in slideshow
  • “Advance on ranking/tagging” option in slideshow now advances when an image is ranked or tagged/untagged

1 September 2006: v1.5.2.3

  • Added “Advance on ranking” option in slideshow for fast ranking of images
  • Enhanced keyword editor to allow keywords to be deleted from batches of images
  • Added tabs for shooting data and IPTC/XMP data display to image properties window
  • Added initial support for displaying Canon EOS 400D/Rebel XTi shooting data and focus point overlay
  • Fixed a problem with smart noise reduction when applied to 8-bit images in proofs
  • Fixed a problem using PNG images with alpha channels for watermarks when the PNG is larger than the image
  • Fixed a problem writing legacy IPTC IIM data to Canon CR2 raw files

3 August 2006: v1.5.2.2

  • Fixed a problem writing IPTC/XMP data to TIFF files which already contain IPTC IIM data but don’t contain XMP data
  • Fixed a problem converting Canon EOS 1D Mark II N, 5D and 30D raw files using user defined picture styles
  • Recursive HTML generation now includes shortcuts to images when processing subfolders

2 August 2006: v1.5.2.1

  • Fixed a problem in BBPro v1.5.2 which could cause it to crash when writing TIFF or JPEG 2000 images

1 August 2006: v1.5.2

  • Added legacy IPTC IIM tab to IPTC/XMP editor to allow editing of legacy IPTC IIM fields which have no XMP equivalents
  • Added @EV@ and @EV1@ tokens which return the exposure value calculated using the picture’s Av, Tv and ISO values
  • Added @IPTC@ token which returns a summary of IPTC/XMP data
  • Added @AdobeRating@ and @AdobeLabel@ tokens which return the Adobe Bridge image rating and label respectively as read from the XMP data in the image
  • Improved the display of token in the “Show tokens” window and added the ability to copy values to the Windows clipboard
  • Fixed a possible problem in proofs and raw conversion when writing XMP data and legacy IIM data to JPEGs

18 July 2006: v1.5.1

  • Added new IPTC subject code and scene editor which uses XML NewsCodes topicsets defined by the IPTC
  • Copy EXIF data now copies IPTC/XMP data as well as shooting data
  • Legacy IPTC IIM data can optionally be stored in Canon CR2 and nikon NEF raw files in addition to the XMP data stored in sidecar files
  • Contact sheet now uses main image data from TIFFs for improved quality if the thumbnail data is too small
  • Fixed a problem reading UTF-8 international characters from XMP data
  • Fixed a problem displaying raw+JPEG images from Canon EOS-1D and !Ds cameras (original models, not Mark II models)
  • Fixed a rounding error when resizing images in proofs which could result in the resized image being one pixel too small

30 June 2006: v1.5

  • Added support for reading and writing Adobe XMP data for raw files (using XMP sidecar files) and JPEG, TIFF, DNG, PSD, PNG and JPEG 2000 image formats
  • Added picture frame from image option to proofs and slideshow
  • Added Adobe Photoshop PSD 8-bit and 16-bit file output options to proofs and raw conversion
  • Added new keyword editor
  • Updated lens distortion correction to use the new PTLens.dat definition file (Note: requires purchase of a license from epaperpress.com to use lens distortion correction with some newer cameras and lenses)
  • Improved color when converting Nikon D200 raw files
  • Fixed problems converting non-Canon raw files to JPEG
  • Fixed problem with passing multiple files to image editors
  • No longer requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX for Canon EOS 30D raw conversion
  • Improved storage of shooting data when converting Canon EOS 30D raw files
  • Slideshow now hides the mouse pointer automatically when it is not moved

23 March 2006: v1.4.2

  • Added support for Canon EOS 30D raw conversion (requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.6 or later)
  • Improved the quality of color managed printed output
  • Fixed problems displaying PSD and NEF images

10 February 2006: v1.4.1

  • Minor update to fix a problem with dragging and dropping images to change the thumbnail display order and to fix problems displaying the embedded JPEGs from raw files from some cameras

8 February 2006: v1.4

  • Added slideshow transitions
  • Added support for the Nikon D200 and improved reading of shooting data from Nikon digital SLRs
  • Fixed a problem where color profiles embedded in JPEGs by some apps cause BBPro to crash
  • Fixed a problem reading large profiles from PSD files which could cause BBPro to crash
  • Batch rename dialog is now resizeable
  • Rewritten interface to PolyImagePro.dll graphics library to avoid problems with other (badly written) apps preventing BBPro from being installed and run
  • Added new PTLens profiles for lens distortion correction

14 November 2005: v1.3.2

  • Fixed problem with lens distortion in locales which use comma for the decimal point
  • Corrected Canon EOS 5D custom function display
  • Fixed a problem with color managed raw previews
  • Fixed error using proofs on non-Canon raw files
  • Fixed a crash with empty PNG files
  • Fixed problem with Canon raw conversion sharpening defaulting to “High2” after converting with it set to “No sharpening”. Also fixed a problem with Canon EOS 5D and Canon EOS-1D Mark II N raw conversion saturation settings.

14 October 2005: v1.3

  • Added Canon EOS 5D and Canon EOS-1D Mark II N raw conversion
  • Added lens distortion correction in proofs and when converting raw files
  • Improved IPTC keyword editing using controlled vocabularies
  • Improved support for Windows shortcuts
  • New tooltip display showing shooting data when the mouse pointer hovers over thumbnails

3 August 2005: v1.2.2

  • Fixed problem displaying large images in the magnifier window on Windows 95 and Windows ME
  • Proofs now converts Canon EOS 350D/Digital Rebel raw files instead of using the embedded JPEG
  • Minor changes to the reading of EXIF shooting data

9 July 2005: v1.2.1

  • Minor update to fix a problem reading shooting data from Canon CRW raw files with no associated THM file. This caused raw conversion and image rotation to fail with these images.

8 July 2005: v1.2

  • Cropping added to raw conversion
  • New image magnifier added
  • Improved raw conversion for non-Canon images (Nikon, Olympus, Fuji, Pentax and Konica Minolta)
  • Added crop size option to grid overlay display
  • Added custom sort using image shooting data
  • Added HTML tokens to access image sizes defined in the HTML generation dialog
  • Now displays larger preview image when displaying Nikon D2Hs raw files
  • Improved handling of shortcuts: better support for relative links and “Ignore file extensions” option when loading and merging tags and rankings now ignores the .lnk file extension
  • Fixed the problem where updating to Canon’s ZoomBrowser EX 5.2 breaks BBPro’s EOS 350D/Rebel XT raw conversion
  • Reads IPTC data from the XMP section of JPEG files if it isn’t present in the IIM section (e.g. from JPEGs written by Photoshop CS2)
  • Fixed a problem which caused BBPro to run very slowly when reading the shooting data from some JPEGs

20 April 2005: v1.1.3

  • Added B&W filter effect settings for Canon EOS 20D and 350D/Rebel XT raw conversion
  • Added “Hold” option in image comparison window
  • Ranking information can optionally be stored in the IPTC Urgency field of images that support IPTC data
  • Shortcuts to images can now be used when generating web pages
  • Fixed a problem saving ranking and tagged image values
  • Fixed @ranking@ token when used in HTML pages

31 March 2005: v1.1.2

  • Minor update to fix a problem reading shooting data from Nikon images which caused BBPro v1.1.1 to crash if the hue adjustment was set.

24 March 2005: v1.1.1

  • Fixed bug in BBPro v1.1 where only partial IPTC data was read from JPEGs
  • Added menu items and keyboard shortcuts for adding ranked images to the current selection
  • Added tokens @numRanked1@ to @numRanked5@ to allow the number of images of a particular ranking to be displayed
  • Added Shift+cursor up/down shortcut in slideshow to increase/decrease an image’s ranking
  • Fixed image sizing problem when viewing Fuji FinePix S2Pro raw files
  • Fixed problem where the file open dialog was not displayed on Windows 98 SE

18 March 2005: v1.1

  • Added image ranking
  • Added shortcuts/links to images
  • Added Canon EOS Digital REBEL XT/350D raw conversion
  • Added the ability to add a list of keywords separated by , or ; in the IPTC editor
  • Now displays the largr preview JPEG stored in DNG files created by Adobe’s DNG converter v2.4
  • Added option to use the default color profile for the monitor in color management
  • Added the ability to specify the amount of sharpening applied when using the custom settings in the email images dialog
  • Added option to specify a secondary editor for editing images
  • Added workaround for invalid JPEG images from some apps which caused BBPro to hang
  • Fixed a problem reading shooting data from images saved by Photoshop Elements 3 which could cause BBPro to crash
  • Fixed a problem with custom white balance when converting non-Canon raw files

25 January 2005: v1.0.2

  • Includes sample profiles for Canon ESO 20D and Canon EOS-1D Mark II kindly supplied by AboutDigicam.com
  • Now displays Leica Digilux 2 and Panasonic DMC-LC1 raw files
  • New @numTagged@ token added
  • No longer requires Canon’s ZoomBrowser EX software to be installed in order to convert Canon PowerShot G6 and S70 raw files
  • Fixed problem converting Canon raw files with UNC pathnames
  • Corrected the rotation of JPEGs rotated using EXIF orientation when using proofs
  • Fixed problem where new tags were lost if Downloader Pro refreshed the folder
  • Corrected histogram display when PC’s display is set to 16-bit color
  • Fixed the reading of comments from Canon PowerShot cameras
  • Installer now adds an entry to the Start menu

22 December 2004: v1.0.1

  • Support for viewing Kodak PhotoCD images added
  • Now displays Epson R-D1 raw files (thumbnails only)
  • Improved caching of images in main and filmstrip views when color management is enabled
  • New “Show Tokens” window added to display the values of the HTML tokens for the selected image
  • Option to regenerate thumbnails for 16-bit TIFF files added to repair black thumbnails written by some third party raw converters
  • Now supports Canon PowerShot G6 and S70 raw conversion without requiring Canon’s ZoomBrowser software
  • Linear raw conversion now available when running proofs on Canon CR2 raw files
  • Spacing and color of the grid overlay is now user definable
  • Fixed screen flicker when flashing highlights is selected
  • Ctrl+left/right cursor now rotates images in main and filmstrip views
  • Fixed possible crash when selecting next image in image comparison window
  • Fixed a problem sharpening images when using “Fast mode” in the HTML generator
  • Fixed problem where the red and blue channels were swapped when copying EXIF data to TIFF images

6 December 2004: v1.0

First public release of new product.