Version 1.0.0-preview.33.1

Hey everyone,

a new version of Aspect has been released: 1.0.0-preview.33 (view blog post). You’ll find the download links at the bottom of this post. Simply install over the existing installation to upgrade.


:paperclip: Windows installer
:paperclip: macOS bundle
:paperclip: Linux AppImage (experimental)

Please remember: Even though the software is reasonably stable at this point, always make a backup of your data, or work with a copy of it, when using pre-release software.

New features

  • Added support for JPEG-XL images


  • Heavily reduced the performance impact of “Analyzing images” on the rest of the application
  • Updated many recognized image editor applications for their latest versions
  • Sped up JPEG metadata reading speed
  • Sped up reading of RAW files that are less than 64 MiB

Bug fixes

  • HOTFIX (1.0.0-preview.33.1): Fixed a crash on Windows/Linux when closing the introduction overlay
  • Fixed a possible crash while “Analyzing images” is active
  • Fixed panning limits not being enforced under certain circumstances in details view
  • Removed the left-over zoom button in the details view tool bar
  • Fixed multiple issues that could lead to a crash when the drive that contains the library gets disconnection while being loaded
  • Fixed a possible crash when viewing the introduction overlay while images are being analyzed on Windows or Linux
  • Fixed size jumps of the introduction overlay when switching pages

Feel free to leave any feedback here or in the bug reports sub forum. Thanks for helping to shape a new way of organizing photos!