In this release, we worked very hard to squash many bugs, improve reliability and add many new features and enhancements:
NEW! Option to save thumbnails in HEIC format to save space (under Preferences > Advanced). Existing thumbnails will require a Refresh All Thumbnails in order to save them in the new HEIC format.
NEW! Auto RAW engine switching with Apple ProRAW files even if "Use Apple RAW image decoder if possible" is not enabled in Advanced Settings page.
Improves the performance of loading large .HIF (HEIF) image files and image files with transparent layer.
Improves keyboard handling for non-English keyboards.
Delete and zoom keys now work in QuickPreview window.
Automatic appends (n) to filenames with Batch Rename on duplicate files.
Adds AF Points support for Nikon Z8.
Updates ExifTool to version 12.68.
Updates MediaInfo to version 23.10.
REGRESSION bug fix for the Delete function and Auto Advance mode.
Bug fix for Batch Rename and Rename functions.
Various enhancements and bug fixes.