GraphicConverter 12.1.1 (build 6485), April 16, 2024

for Intel and Apple Silicon Macs with macOS 10.13 up to 14.x (Sonoma)
(free update for all licensed customers of version 12.x)


  • You can download the update right from this dialogue.
  • The new version is also available in the download area of The download will be much faster there due to the available mirror servers.

New features

  • Menu Filter > Color Transfer…
  • Import of PVT archives
  • Menu General Metadata: PVT: Extract Images/Movies
  • Menu File Attributes: Alias: Set creation and modification date to dates of original
  • Menu Picture: Vector Elements: Convert Line into Square Bezier Curve and back
  • Menu Actions: Sort into Subfolders: Custom
  • Menu Convert & Modify: Convert CVG to PDF (vectors)
  • Menu Layer: Enlarge Canvas to fit all Layers
  • Preferences: General: Backup of Preferences

Updated features

  • advance to next item in browser after deletion can be disabled in the prefs part browser > edit
  • updated libDynapdf
  • localizations
  • shortcuts for browser view modes can be disabled in the settings > browser > edit
  • import of JPEG: support for JPEG 9f
  • Window Options for Save&Next: added save to original folder and rename original
  • updated libz library to version 1.3.1
  • export PNG: optimized dynamic method to get smaller files
  • selection frame stops during moving at the image bounds
  • browser: click onto favorite: old folder in folder tree can be collapsed and the new folder can be expanded depending onto the Prefs: Browser: Display
  • updated ExifTool
  • improved PICT support
  • added sorting in folder tree for Photos library content
  • Preferences Browser: Libraries - improved
  • Preferences Open: Metadata IPTC/XMP - improved
  • Edit: Operator: Options - option to change label after previous/next without saving
  • compiled with Xcode 15.3
  • improved tooltips in image window footer
  • preferences: open: formats: PSD - option to disable preview generation with Core Image
  • menu: view: scroll to: beginning of selection / end of selection in browser
  • export HEIC: added option to use Core Image instead of Core Graphics onto Sonoma due a quality bug in macOS 14.4
  • preferences: general: maps: cursor kind selection
  • updated sparkle update framework
  • vector elements rectangle and ellipse can be rotated by clicking with pressed command key into one edge point
  • Preferences: Slideshow: Sound and Music: option to continue playing of sound file if new image has no sound file
  • Browser: added rotation indicator to movies
  • Browser: improved MPO detection during checking of file extensions

Bug fixes

  • fixed possible crash on macOS 10.14.6 due bug in the Apple SDK
  • fixed possible issue with synchronized scrolling on macOS 10.15.x
  • fixed possible display issue under Sonoma due clipping issue
  • fixed possible display issue of HDR images at higher zoom values
  • fixed launch issue of the Apple Silicon version onto the M1 with the old macOS Big Sur (caused by Xcode 15.0 and 15.1)
  • fixed possible memory issue in Collage