Version 1.0.0-preview.9

Hey everyone,

a new version of Aspect has been released: 1.0.0-preview.9. You’ll find the download links at the bottom of this post. Simply install over the existing installation to upgrade. The following changes and additions are included:

New features

  • Added a check box in the settings dialog to show/hide the photo strip on event covers in the photo stream (#518)


  • Added experimental support for displaying PSB files and PSD files saved without maximized compatibility (#521)
  • Added a plus button to the organization pane to enable creating new collections and groups
  • Added .psb, .xcf and .afphoto to the list of recognized image formats
    • Note that .xcf and .afphoto cannot currently be displayed
  • The search bar now displays a preselected auto-complete entry for full-text search
  • Now shows the library unloading screen at application exit instead of immediately hiding the application window
  • Improved the crash reporter dialog
    • Added progress indicator for the crash report upload process
    • Crash logs are now sent in compressed form and can be larger without causing the upload to fail
    • Reordered the controls to make the crash log related check boxes more prominent
  • Added a number of recognized external editor applications
  • Improved file copy performance during import

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a crash occurring when using the dialog to convert an existing folder to an event
  • Fixed the crash reporter dialog not responding on macOS
  • Fixed missing translation strings in the crash reporter dialog
  • Fixed keyboard shortcuts not working in dialogs on macOS (#506)
  • Fixed an issue where keyboard shortcuts were not working on macOS before opening the menu at least once (#520)


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!

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.