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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 7.2.0:

  • Added 'Save To CSV' task.
  • 'Round Corners' task: added the ability to specify expressions for the 'Round Width' and 'Round Height' parameters.
  • 'Color Balance' task: added the ability to set expressions for the Red, Green, and Blue parameters.
  • 'Curves' task: added 'Random Preset' parameter.
  • Added 'Source' and 'Headline' IPTC tags.
  • Added support for .JFIF files.
  • Fixed deleting images from the list in thumbnail mode.
  • 'Gaussian Blur' task: now processing takes into account the selection.
  • 'Add Selection' task: fixed display of controls for this task in the preview.
  • 'Split' task: fixed non-working menu for buttons for adding expressions.
  • Fixed possible 'sticking' of the parameters of the previous task when changing the active task.
  • Fixed work of the Eyedropper tool for multi-monitor systems with high DPI.
  • Fixed display of hints on multi-monitor systems.
  • Updated French and Japanese translations.
  • Fixed saving JPEG in RGB color space in the 64-bit version.
  • ImageMonitor: fixed broken search for images with .webp format in x64 version.

What's New in version 7.1.0:

  • Added 'Split' task to the 'Save' group.
  • Added plugins for the 64-bit version for loading WebP and HEIF formats.
  • Fixed plugin registration for HEIF format.
  • Fixed: the option 'Remove processed images from list' - now removes only checked images.
  • Changed the path for saving settings for the non-portable version to C:Documents and SettingsusernameApplication Data instead of C:Documents and SettingsusernameMy Documents.
  • Fixed loading settings.
  • Fixed loading PDF in the 64-bit version.
  • EXIF/IPTC editor: fixed scrolling issue in the editor's scrollbar.
  • 'Separate Objects' task: fixed the work of tags for the file name and folder name.
  • 'Separate Objects' task: fixed saving in WebP.
  • 'Upload To FTP' task: fixed problems with re-entering password in case of errors.
  • 'Convert Colors' task: fixed conversion to more colors when saving to JPEG, if it Color Space value originally was set to Grayscale.
  • 'Reset To Original' task: fixed resetting to original values of dimensions for the preview window.
  • 'Remove EXIF/IPTC Tags' task: improved removal of all tags (now remove Photoshop tags in TIFF images).

What's New in version 7.0.0:

  • Added 64-bit version of ImBatch.
  • Added Separate Objects task.
  • Significantly improved the speed of adding images to the list.
  • 'Soft Shadow' task: added the ability to set an expression for the shadow's radius and offset.
  • 'Change Channels' task: added the ability to manipulate the alpha channel.
  • 'Create Contact Sheet' task: added the ability to set the method of resizing images and the background color.
  • 'Invert' task: added the ability to select channels to invert.
  • 'AutoCrop' task: added Minimum Limit parameter.
  • 'Create Contact Sheet' task: fixed work of the task in multithreaded mode.
  • 'Save To Animated GIF' task: work in multithreaded mode has been fixed.
  • 'Reset To Original' task: fixed restoring of all image metadata.
  • ImageMonitor: added support for HEIC/HEIF format.
  • Fixed work of the task Vectorization.
  • Removed focus change on controls when hovering over task list or image list controls.
  • Fixed scrolling to the first added image when adding with the program interface.
  • Fixed work of AutoCrop task by contour for black and white images.
  • Fixed problem with DDS format if the internal format is DXGI_FORMAT_B8G8R8A8_UNORM.
  • Updated Italian translation.
  • 'Normal Map' task: fixed saving a file with an alpha channel when processing this task.
  • Fixed inactive controls when disabling the Deskew Text and Vectorization tasks.
  • Many small fixes in various tasks.

What's New in version 6.9.0:

  • Added support for HEIF/HEIC format.
  • Added support for loading separate frames of the animated WebP.
  • 'Save As' task: added the ability to save to WebP with the alpha channel.
  • 'Optimize for Web' task: added settings to optimize saving to WebP format.
  • Added the ability to load the list of tasks when dragging ONE bsv file into the program.
  • Fixed display alpha channel in preview panel.
  • Fixed memory leak in some tasks.
  • Changed the method of saving the list of images of the current session (for faster loading).
  • 'Rotate' task: fixed rotation for JPEG formats (with lossless transformations, rotation was in the opposite direction).
  • 'Save To Animated GIF' task: fixed saving.
  • 'Optimize For Web' task: fixed calculation of space savings.
  • 'Optimize For Web' task: fixed translation of the information panel.

What's New in version 6.8.0:

  • Added Swirl task.
  • Added Offset task.
  • Fixed work of TCSVReader class for scripts.
  • Many small fixes.

What's New in version 6.7.0:

  • Added 'Save Vectorized' task.
  • Now thumbnails update when files from images list overwriting
  • Added the ability to set templates for text tags that return the specified part of the string ([!TEMPLATE!:Index1:Index2], where Index1 and Index2 are the indices of the characters of the beginning and end (inclusive) of the string to be copied; indices begin with 1; if the index is a negative number, then it is counted from the end in the opposite direction).
  • Context Menu Editor: fixed updating the active status after installing/uninstalling the menu extension if the program is launched not with administrator privileges.
  • Context Menu Editor: the menu item 'Send to ImBatch' sends the selected files to one of the already running ImBatch instances, and does not open a new one (the corresponding window becomes active).
  • When adding new files to ImBatch by dragging or using the context menu, the list of files scrolls to the first file added.
  • 'Watermark' task: the interface has been changed so that the input fields for image size are always visible.

What's New in version 6.6.0:

  • Added Erosion task.
  • Added Dilation task.
  • Added Median task.
  • 'Set EXIF/IPTC tag' task: Fixed reading of changes when inserting attributes in the input field.
  • 'Upload to FTP' task: Fixed reading of changes when inserting attributes in the input field.
  • ImageMonitor: Changed the method of storing scan results to increase the speed of saving/loading and reduce the space on the hard disk.
  • ImageMonitor: Added tracking changes in writing time attributes of files.
  • Fixed deletion of files from the filtered images list.

What's New in version 6.5.0:

  • Added 'Gradient Fill' task.
  • Added 'Select by Channel' task.
  • Added support of WebP format.
  • 'Save As' task: Added options for WebP.
  • 'Resize Canvas' task: Added the ability to fill the new space with a mirrored image or tiled image.
  • 'Resize Canvas' task: Interface changed.
  • 'Resize Canvas' task: Fixed blurred image displaying in the preview panel.
  • 'Frame' task: Fixed using images with transparency as a frame - now they are not filled with the specified color.
  • Removed the 'Publish to Facebook' task because of the closure of this feature by Facebook.
  • Fixed handling of PDF and DDS formats in Image Monitor.
  • Updated Chinese translation.

What's New in version 6.3.0:

  • Added "AutoStitch Scans" batch task.
  • 'Resize' task: Added 'Swap Dimensions' button to quickly change the orientation of the image from portrait to landscape.
  • 'Save to PDF' task: Added the ability to set the units for paper sizes.
  • 'Save to PDF' task: Added the ability to set paper orientation.
  • Added the Finnish translation.
  • Fixed 'Set File Date/Attributes' task.
  • Some small fixes.

What's New in version 6.2.0:

  • 'Resize' task: Added the Size parameter to specify the scaling method with preserving proportions.
  • 'Resize' task: Added the ability to save presets for sizes.
  • 'Resize' task: Added the ability to enter expressions for the Width, Height and DPI parameters.
  • 'Resize Canvas' task: Added expressions support for the Width, Height, Left Position, Right Position, Upper Position, Lower Position parameters.
  • 'Resize canvas' task: Added saving to the list of entered values for the Width and Height fields.
  • All date/time tags: added submenus for templates for individual date elements.
  • Added template for the tag ([!TEMPLATE!:startN], [!TEMPLATE!:endN], where N is the number of folders in the path from the beginning and end of the path, respectively (negative values are also allowed)), with which you can copy part of the path.
  • 'Copy', 'Rename/Move', 'Save As', 'Save In CMYK As', 'Optimize For Web' tasks: Now you can also use the same tags for the path as for the file name.
  • 'Watermark Text' task: fixed text color, fixed setting background color (if the text exceeds the image boundaries).
  • ContextMenuEditor: Fixed loading translation file.
  • ImageMonitor: Fixed loading translation file.

What's New in version 6.1.0:

  • Added 'Threshold' task.
  • Significantly accelerated the processing of 'Stroke', 'Gaussian Blur', 'Soft Shadow', and 'Inner Shadow' tasks.
  • 'Stroke' task: added 'Position' and 'Opacity' parameters.
  • Added the ability to scroll a list of tasks and a list of images when you hover over them.

What's New in version 6.0.1:

  • Several bugs were fixed according to your bug reports

What's New in version 6.0.0:

  • The project moved to a new platform.
  • Many changes in the design. No more fancy skins.
  • Reworked and improved displaying the progress of the batch processing.
  • Added Remove Red Eyes task.
  • Added Panorama task.
  • Added category 'Recent' to the list of tasks (last 10 tasks).
  • Added option to remove images from the list after processing.
  • Image selection tool: added image selection setting (all, only marked, only unchecked).
  • Image selection tool: added saving form settings.

What's New in version 5.9.2:

  • ImageMonitor: added support for pdf and dds formats.
  • ImageMonitor: removed the requirements for admin rights.
  • Fixed the 'Preserve image date/time' option.
  • Fixed display order of columns in the Table mode.

What's New in version 5.9.0:

  • 'Save to PDF' task: added "File path" parameter.
  • 'Set Background Image' task: added "Crop" parameter.
  • Added the ability to disable hints for tasks.
  • Image Monitor: Added the ability to exclude subfolders from monitoring.
  • Added the ability to insert supported functions into expressions with menu.
  • 'Watermark Text' task: fixed the text stamp size measurement.
  • 'Set EXIF/IPTC Tag' task: changed setting of numeric tags. Now you can use expressions.
  • 'Resize' task: fixed setting the value for DPI.
  • Fixed displaying in the Preview window the results of the 'Set DPI' task.
  • 'Resize' task: fixed the size calculation in the preview.
  • 'Resize Canvas' task: fixed the size calculation in the preview.
  • Fixed localization of text input fields with tags.
  • Fixed setting ranges for the function Random in the expressions, added function Random01, which returns a random number in the range 0
  • EXIF/IPTC editor: fixed work with GPS EXIF tags.

Added new EXIF tags:

  • Body Serial Number;
  • Camera Owner Name;
  • Gamma;
  • Interoperability Index;
  • Interoperability Version;
  • Lens Maker;
  • Lens Model;
  • Lens Serial Number;
  • Primary Chromaticities;
  • Reference Black/White Point;
  • Related Sound File;
  • Scene Type;
  • Sensing Method;
  • Subject Area;
  • Subject Location X;
  • Subject Location Y;
  • White Point;
  • YCbCr Coefficients;
  • YCbCr Positioning;

What's New in version 2.7.0:

  • Added task Mosaic.
  • 'Watermark Text' task: Added Width and Height parameters to bound text.
  • 'Watermark Text' task: Changed the text field: you can now specify a multiline text.
  • 'Resize' task: Fixed task work in the preview window.
  • Improved program error handling.
  • Many minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 2.6.0:

  • Added task Extract Channel.
  • Added task Photo Collage.
  • Watermark Text' task: Fixed text rotation.
  • Round Corners' task: Fixed error when setting huge values.
  • Message shown when program can't save images.
  • Now thumbnails are loading only on demand.
  • Reduced memory usage for thumbnails.
  • Added meta information indicators in images list.
  • Now images list is showing status information.
  • ImBatch Context Menu: fixed crash that occurred on some files.
  • Many other small fixes.

What's New in version 2.5.0:

  • Added task 'Replace Colors'
  • Added the ability to reset all task's controls to their default values
  • Restored work of the transparency in the preview window
  • Hints for tasks doesn't disappear
  • Resize' task: fixed task work in Preview window
  • Save To PDF' task: added the ability to create individual PDF file for the each image
  • Save As' task: fixed incorrect work of the default settings switcher
  • Changed work of 'Current Index' tag. Now you can set the initial value of the index (for example: )
  • Fixed errors in 'Save to PDF' task
  • Some other minor fixes

What's new in version 2.4.0:

  • Now ImBatch has FULL Unicode support!
  • Completely redesigned process of editing tasks.
  • Now Preview updates while editing tasks.
  • 'Save As' task: now extensions are in lower case.
  • Added Hungarian interface translation
  • Added Chinese interface translation

What's New in version 2.3.0:

  • Added task Invert
  • Significantly accelerated loading of images
  • Significantly accelerated processing of Frame task
  • Significantly accelerated processing of images in Preview window in Fit mode
  • Now sizes of main window and panels are automatically saved and restored
  • Panels resized proportionally to main window size
  • Some changes in EXIF/IPTC Editor GUI
  • Some changes in Image Monitor GUI
  • Many small fixes according to user bug reports

What's New in version 2.2.0:

  • Added new tool - EXIF/IPTC Editor.
  • Added support of 40 new EXIF tags.
  • Added the ability to see the original image in preview window.
  • Enhanced functionality of the preview window.
  • Enhanced informativity of the processing window.
  • Many small changes in GUI.
  • Many small fixes according to user bug reports.

What's New in version 2.1.0:

  • Added tasks context help in English, Russian and Ukrainian.
  • Added task AutoEnhance 3.
  • Some improvements in ContextMenuEditor GUI.
  • Improved GUI of ImageMonitor and fixed some errors.
  • Fixed error on adding AutoCrop task.
  • Added ability to set relative path in Save As task.
  • Fixed error on empty File Name parameter in Frame task.
  • Fixed some other small bugs.

What's new in version 2.0.0:

  • Added ImageMonitor
  • Added ContextMenuEditor
  • Added saving/loading of last session
  • Added ability to load saved tasks (BSV file) with drag'n'drop operation
  • Added task AutoEnhance 1
  • Added task AutoEnhance 2
  • Now tasks are separated by categories
  • Changed dialog to add new task

What's New in version 1.9.0:

  • Added task Sharpen
  • Added task Sepia
  • 'Rotate' task: Added 'Use EXIF Info' parameter: Now you can automatically rotate images by using their internal info.
  • 'AutoCrop' task: Added 'Crop Type' and 'Alpha' parameters for automatic image cropping by transparency.
  • Some bug fixing.
  • Some localization fixing.

What's New in version 1.8.0:

  • Added task Color Balance
  • Added task Brightness/Contrast
  • Added task White Balance
  • Added task Rename
  • 'Publish on Facebook' task: Added 'Page' parameter: Now you can upload images to your Facebook pages.
  • Added Italian language
  • Now if there are no 'Save As' or 'Add To PDF' or 'Publish On Facebook' tasks, ImBatch will automatically save images and override files.

What's New in version 1.7.0:

  • New batch tasks:
    • Watermark Text
    • Frame
    • Added task AutoCrop.
  • Fixes:
    • Added an option to automatically expand tasks after insertion new task. It is turned on by default
    • 'Set EXIF/IPTC Tag' task: EXIF/IPTC string tags are localized now.
    • 'Watermark' task: fixed some interface problems.
    • 'Crop' task is now renamed to 'Resize Canvas' task.
    • Fixed undo/redo tool.

What's New in version 1.6.0:

  • Added task Reset To Origin.
  • '3D Image' task: Added 'Background Color' parameter.
  • 'Round Corners' task: Added 'Background Color' parameter.
  • 'Soft Shadow' task: Added 'Background Color' parameter.
  • Added translation for colors.
  • Improved tasks drawing while dragging.
  • Fixed: task's editing after dragging.

What's New in version 1.5.0:

  • Added '3D Image' batch task
  • Added 'Motion Blur' batch task
  • Added button to add entire folders with images for processing
  • Added a blinking for run batch image processing button when all is ready for processing
  • Unchecked images are now drawn in gray to better distinguish them
  • Fixed: 'Add to PDF' task: if 'File name' parameter contains a file name without the 'PDF' extension it will be added automatically
  • Fixed minor bugs, removed obsolete code.
  • Some localization fixes.

What's New in version 1.4.0:

  • Added new task - 'Post to Facebook'
  • Fixed bugs according to your reports.

What's New in version 1.3.0:

  • Now all task parameters are loaded from the last session.
  • All plugins are enabled by default.
  • All data files are stored in Windows common application data folder.
  • Now you can collapse/expand task by double-click.

What's new in version 1.1.0:

  • Added a plugin system to expand the number of supported image formats.
  • Added DCRaw plugin, that allows you to decode raw format images from digital cameras.
  • Added ImageMagick plugin, that adds supports for more than 90 image formats, including PCD, DICOM, CUT, AVS, CIN, DOT, DPX, FITS, FPX, HDF, MAT, MIFF, MTV, PALM, PCL, PICT, PIX, PWP, RLA, SGI, SUN, SVG, TTF, VIFF, XBM, XCF, XPM.
  • Added JBIG plugin, that adds support for JBIG, JBG, JBIE formats.
  • Added Crop task.
  • Added Color Adjustment task.
  • Added ability to associate ImBatch with Saved Tasks (*.BSV) files.
  • Some changes in Windows integration code.
  • Fixed Watermark task applying.