Annoture 1.0.2 Released

Happy New Year everyone! Annoture 1.0.2 has been released. This is a recommended update for all Annoture users. It has numerous bug fixes in the file comparison routines over the previous version of Annoture. In addition, the application will now notify users when a newer update is available. Users also have the option to compare … Continue reading Annoture 1.0.2 Released

Theory on Aperture Slowdown

Under the hood, Aperture stores information on an image in two places. The first is in a SQLite3 database, and the second is in an assortment of plist files. One would venture that this approach is used for data redundancy purposes and that the data is copied between the two methods on a frequent basis. … Continue reading Theory on Aperture Slowdown

Unable to open database error?

An Annoture user can’t run the application because the Aperture SQLite3 database can not be opened. He’s getting the error from the program and from the command line when manually trying to access the database. Unable to open database file Any Mac OS X and SQLite3 gurus know why this might be the case. This … Continue reading Unable to open database error?

AppleScript System Events Slowness

In Timeature, I have the app tell Aperture to switch to the Library via AppleScript. What should be a very fast operation turns out to be glacially slow. Any AppleScript wizards care to explain why this is the case? Here’s offending code that you can run in Script Editor: tell application “System Events” try set … Continue reading AppleScript System Events Slowness

Annoture 1.0.1 and Timeature 1.0.2

I need to fire myself and hire a real QA team. A couple of international users discovered a problem related to number formats and localization in Timeature and Annoture. Since both apps share some of the same codebase, I had to release a point update — 1.0.2 and 1.0.1 respectively — to them. The issue … Continue reading Annoture 1.0.1 and Timeature 1.0.2

Timeature 1.0.1 RC 1 Released!

Hot on the heels of the Timeature 1.0 release comes 1.0.1 Release Candidate 1. This version adds the following improvements to the application: Image Dates persist after Aperture Library Rebuild Added EXIF date adjustment Date Picker valid range is now beween 1902 and 2037 Timeature switches to the Library during image processing to ensure that … Continue reading Timeature 1.0.1 RC 1 Released!