CHANGELOG

Release Notes

Discover all the new features and improvements.

Version 4.30

March 2024

Improved

  • Fixed issue that slideshow was exitting in some cases when retreiving Weather information.
  • Improved account and subscription details information.
  • Improved localized strings for multiple languages.
  • Replaced the old Twitter logo for the new X logo.
  • Improved error logging.

Version 4.29.2

March 2024

Improved

  • Resolved the issue where the incorrect image was being shared during slideshow presentations in shuffle mode. Thanks to Gerry for reporting it.

Version 4.29

March 2024

New

  • The MacOS version of the App has arrived. ๐ŸŽ‰
  • Added support for multiple windows.
  • Added Apple Weather for devices running on iOS 16+.

Improved

  • Introduced the option to switch between folders view and albums view in the App Settings.
  • Fixed the loading indicator color in the dark theme.
  • Corrected issues with Mexican Spanish localized strings.
  • Cleaned up unused code and dependencies.

Version 4.28

February 2024

New

  • Added Favorite photos album for Google Photos source.
  • Added Folders for the Photo Library source.
  • Added the option for the user to share feedback from the App Icon shortcut.

Improved

  • Set miminum deployment target for devices running on iOS 12.
  • Removed Cocoapods dependencies from the project.

Removed

  • Removed Realm dependency from the project.

Version 4.27

October 2023

New

  • Added the option to share an image directly from the slideshow.
  • Added animations when showing and hiding options on the slideshow settings.

Improved

  • Fixed videos that were stored in iCloud were sometimes cut off.
  • Fixed "See All" button was sometimes not fully displayed.
  • Fixed Google Photos slideshows were not updating automatically (thanks Ryo ito).

Removed

  • Support for devices running iOS 9.2 has been discontinued, in line with Apple's updated guidelines making mandatory development for 64-bit devices.

Version 4.26

October 2023

Improved

  • Fixed shuffling not working properly with large selection of albums and images.
  • Improved loading albums on the home screen and collections screen.

Version 4.25

September 2023

New

  • Added the option to show the Photo Library Albums with the default custom order like in the Photos App.

Improved

  • Fixed issue when loading Google Photos albums.
  • Improved LivePhoto and Video slideshow configuration options.

Version 4.24

August 2023

New

  • Added a tip message on the main screen to tell user when the App doesn't have photo library permission.

Improved

  • Improved App performance when fetching albums and images from the library.
  • Improved restoring Google Sign if needed when the user comes back to the App.
  • Improved App design.
  • Improves empty state design.
  • Improved localized texts.

Version 4.23

July 2023

New

  • Added Smart Face-Aware Image Content Mode that takes into account face detection, ensuring that people's faces remain visible when scaling the image to fill the screen.
  • Added the option to clear App cache in the Settings screen.

Improved

  • Improved Slideshow performance.

Version 4.22

July 2023

New

  • Added a diagnostics section the App Settings to either enable or disable diagnostics logs.
  • Added image content mode and background type preview mode.

Improved

  • Improved overall design of the App and adds easter egg.
  • Improved performance when loading media items.
  • Fixed "What's New" screen sometimes showing title not in the right place.
  • Improved image content mode preview mode.
  • Improved App performance.

Version 4.21

June 2023

Improved

  • Improved Changelog format.
  • Improved Realm write transactions.
  • Fixed issue when writing debug logs and the device running out of space.
  • Fixed issue when refreshing weather data during the slideshow.

Removed

  • Removed AppCenter dependency from the project.

Version 4.20

May 2023

Improved

  • Fixed issue that was causing Google Photos in some cases not loading.
  • Improved fetching Weather data.
  • Fixed chevron on same cells being different.
  • Added the option for users to leave a rating.

Version 4.19

May 2023

New

  • Added the option to configure the format of current date and time on the slideshow.
  • Added crash reporting tools.

Improved

  • Fixed crash when trying to sort collection content by localized title.
  • Improved App performance by moving some code to the background.
  • Improved Changelog screen style.

Version 4.18.1

May 2023

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the App was crashing on specific iOS versions and configurations when starting a slideshow.

Version 4.18

April 2023

New

  • Now the App reduces the screen brightness automatically when the slideshow timer is active.
  • Implements the option to change the order, format, and type of the slideshow on-screen image information.

Improved

  • Re-designed edit content screen so it's easier to choose what content to show on the main screen.
  • Improved design of the slideshow on-screen information views.
  • Improved design of the Settings screens.
  • Improve the date/time format on the slideshow screen using the format of the device locale instead.
  • Added description about how to view hidden assets in iOS 16.

Version 4.17

February 2023

Improved

  • Improved style and icon colors on the settings screens.
  • Updated Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
  • Fixed issue with the background color on Dark Mode.

Version 4.16

February 2023

Improved

  • Shows the number of media items on the smart albums subtitle.
  • Improved App styling to mimic the system App.
  • Fixed showing the wrong date picker style for iOS 13 and above.

Version 4.15

May 2022

Improved

  • Fixed issue when loading Google Photos.
  • Fixed device date not showing in the device language.
  • Fixed photos dates not showing in the device language.
  • Improved icons.

Version 4.14

March 2022

New

  • Give the user the option to choose either to loop or not to loop.

Improved

  • Video slides with autoplay off will now have the same duration as image slides.
  • Videos were sometimes being cut off when they were not loading right away. Now, when a video takes a few seconds to load the video will still be played the whole length.

Removed

  • Removed NVActivityIndicatorView dependency.

Version 4.13

March 2022

Improved

  • Improved UX for selecting albums and images.
  • Improved hiding smart albums without media content.
  • Fixed issue collection view cells sometimes now resizing properly on some devices.
  • Fixed in German Select All label being too large.

Version 4.12

January 2022

Happy New Year! ๐ŸŽ‰

Improved

  • Fixed issue with albums not refreshing properly on the main screen.
  • Improved descriptions on the App settings.

Version 4.11

December 2021

New

  • Added file name sorting for photo library albums and moments.
  • Shows source type to the sources screen.

Improved

  • Fixed dark mode not working properly on iOS 15 for some edge cases.

Version 4.10.1

December 2021

Improved

  • Fixed restoration state crash.

Version 4.10

October 2021

New

  • Added color name on the color picker views.
  • Added the option to fetch original image sizes.
  • Added debug logs.

Improved

  • Fixed deselect all not working for the media items inside the albums.
  • Improved Google Photos localized strings.
  • Improved layouts for larger accessibility fonts.
  • Improved Changelog formatting.

Version 4.9

September 2021

New

  • Added the option to show/hide hidden assets from your library.

Improved

  • Improved Google Photos API Token usage.
  • Improved adding/removing sources for Google Photos.
  • Changed search action to see all action in the main screen for Google Photos Shared albums.
  • Fixed bugs & crashes.

Version 4.8.3

August 2021

Improved

  • Improved creation date from EXIF info. If not available then the digitized date from EXIF info. If not available then the creation date from TIFF info. If not available the last resort will be the creation date property from the Apple API (which may display the timezone difference).
  • Fixed showing sometimes multiple Google Photos Shared Albums sources when re-opening the App.

Version 4.8.2

June 2021

Improved

  • Fixed application crashing due to a network dependency

Version 4.8

May 2021

New

  • Added Google Photos shared albums.
  • Added the option to display only the day of the photo.
  • Added mandatory Sign in with Apple button.

Improved

  • Fixed pause/resume issue with albums
  • Improved localization for different languages.

Version 4.6

April 2021

Improved

  • Added the option to display Google Photos date if available on the slideshow caption.

Improved

  • Fixed Google Photos token issue.
  • Fixed shuffling not working properly after pausing the slideshow.

Version 4.5

March 2021

Improved

  • Fixed Google Photos token expiring.

Version 4.4

February 2021

Improved

  • Fixed Google Photos token expiring.

Version 4.3

December 2020

Improved

  • Fixed issue when selecting multiple albums on Google Photos.
  • Fixed sometimes not all the photos from a Google Photos album were being displayed.
  • Fixed Google Photos albums not auto-refreshing when displaying a slideshow.

Version 4.2

September 2020

New

  • Added Google Photos support.

Improved

  • Improved media shuffling.

Version 4.1

August 2020

New

  • Added the option to choose the text color and background color on the slideshow screen information.
  • Added media file name to the collection detail screen on iPads.

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the main screen was not showing the content in some cases.
  • Improved date & time formatting on the slideshow captions.

Version 4

August 2020

New

  • New transition types like page curl and rotate.
  • Added example images for the different content mode types.
  • Added extra large font type for the on-screen information boxes.
  • Added Captions for Videos.

Improved

  • Fixed issue with memory management.
  • Fixed the issue with the sorting not working in the Albums.
  • Fixed flicker user search not working properly.
  • Slow transition effect is now slower.
  • Improved Captions for Images
  • Fixed the issue with labels on the slideshow not resizing to fit the content.

Removed

  • Removed SwiftyUserDefaults dependency.

Version 3.6.5

June 2020

Improved

  • Fixed the issue with the sorting not working in the Albums.

Version 3.6.4

May 2020

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that setting the yearly price was crashing for some languages.
  • Fixed the issue that the creation date was disappearing for the videos on the slideshow.
  • Restore purchases sometimes was taking too long.

Version 3.6.3

April 2020

Improved

  • Fixed the issue with the slideshow being cropped when using it as a split view along with other apps.
  • Improved subscription page information.

Version 3.6.2

March 2020

New

  • Added Lifetime access to in-App purchases.

Improved

  • Updated Purchases dependency.
  • Fixed the issue that the device location was not being updated properly sometimes.

Removed

  • Removed Fabric (Crashlytics) dependency, using AppCenter instead.

Version 3.6.1

February 2020

New

  • Added Google Photos as a source (Waiting for Google API Approval).

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the font size on the slideshow information boxes was not changing unless restarting the slideshow.

Version 3.6 โ›ฉ

November 2019

New

  • Added a slower option as transition speed.
  • Displays the number of items at the bottom of the collection.

Improved

  • Improved the highlighting in the main cells when selected.
  • Improved labels so when there's a larger title on an album it takes both lines.
  • Improved thumbnail image caching.
  • Added versions to the PodFile.

Version 3.5.9 ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

November 2019

New

  • Newly redesigned screens with improved performance.
  • Added EXIF image information screen.
  • Added the restore purchases option on the settings screen.
  • Added linear random transition type.

Improved

  • Fixed issue with the locations not showing properly in the slideshow.
  • Fixed bugs seen in Crashlytics.

Version 3.5.8 โœจ

October 2019

New

  • New settings screens with icons and re-organizing the information.
  • New "What's New" screen so the users can see this changelog.
  • New redesigned sources screen.

Improved

  • Fixed bugs seen in Crashlytics.
  • Fixed bugs that in some cases the slideshow was not pausing.
  • Fixed bugs in the restore purchases flow.

Version 3.5.7

September 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the source items could be moved to the suggested section.
  • Fixed the issue with the timer not working properly.
  • Changed Restore Settings label to red.

Version 3.5.6

September 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that cause the slideshow to stop.

Version 3.5.5

September 2019

Improved

  • Switches Audio Session to mixed with others so the live photos and videos don't interrupt other music apps.
  • Improved metadata on-screen information location and when displaying.
  • Added haptic feedback in both settings pages.
  • Fixed different crashes.

Version 3.5.4

September 2019

Improved

  • Fixed different crashes.

Version 3.5.3

September 2019

Improved

  • Fixed different crashes.

Version 3.5.2

August 2019

New

  • Added image information view.

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the date was always being shown in 24 hours and improve its readability.
  • Fixed the issue that when selecting show weather the 3 options were not selected.
  • Fixed that the tip view controller on the main screen was not centered.

Version 3.5.1

August 2019

New

  • Implements video support.

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the sorting popover was not showing in the right place.
  • Improved navigation bar with large title throughout the app.

Version 3.4

August 2019

New

  • Redesigns the main screen.
  • Added album search by title.
  • Improved font Accessibility through the app.

Version 3.3.3

August 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the collection screen was scrolling up when appearing and the search bar was already hidden for some devices.
  • Improved font Accessibility through the app.

Version 3.3.2

August 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the collection screen was scrolling up when appearing and the search bar was already hidden for some devices.

Version 3.3.1

July 2019

New

  • Splits Shared Albums from the Albums category so it's easier for the users to find them.
  • Added the option to search photos by a user on Flickr.

Improved

  • Improved Dark Mode theme through the App.

Version 3.3

June 2019

Improved

  • Added sources screen.
  • Fixed the issue that the restoration state was not working properly in the slideshow.
  • Fixed the issue that when playing the slideshow was not keeping the selected images.

Version 3.2.8

June 2019

Improved

  • Implements synchronization in shared streams.
  • Removes the Turn on location services message from the start screen.

Version 3.2.7

June 2019

Improved

  • Fixed issue with the weather information not being retrieved.

Version 3.2.6

May 2019

Improved

  • Changed minimum slide time to 1 second by request of users.

Version 3.2.5

April 2019

New

  • Implements subscriptions.

Version 3.2.4

April 2019

New

  • Implements subscriptions.

Version 3.2.3

March 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the timer was playing the slideshow when paused.

Version 3.2.2

March 2019

New

  • Added restoration state for the slideshow.
  • Added a way to drag the info boxes on the slideshow screen.

Improved

  • Updates to Swift 5.
  • Fixed the issue that the cover was not sometimes the right one after sorting.

Version 3.2.1

March 2019

New

  • Added restoration state in the collection detail view.

Improved

  • Fixed broken restoration state in albums

Version 3.2

March 2019

New

  • Added, "We will never interrupt you for ratings".
  • Added the feature to mute live photos.
  • Added sorting to the collections and albums.
  • Added the option to change settings from the slideshow player.

Version 3.1.1

February 2019

Improved

  • Fixed crash when deselecting rows.

Version 3.1

February 2019

New

  • Implemented AppCenter dependency.
  • Added Pause Button.

Version 3.0

January 2019

New

  • Implemented restoration state for selected albums.
  • Added location to the slideshow captions.

Improved

  • Updates to Swift 4.
  • Improved image captions on the slideshow.

Removed

  • Removed FSPagerView dependency.
  • Removed NightNight dependency.
  • Removed Eureka dependency.

Version 2.9.1

January 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that the fast or slow transition effect was doing the opposite.
  • Fixed issue when swiping left or right in the slideshow.

New

  • Implemented restoration state for selected albums.

Version 2.9

January 2019

Improved

  • Fixed the issue that images are being re-sorted all the time.
  • Fixed the issue with the slideshow timer.

Version 2.8

November 2018

New

  • Added Ken Burn transition effect.
  • Added the option to see live photos.

Improved

  • Show again the biggest image from iCloud since this is not a problem.
  • Fixed the issue that the app was crashing when showing live photos.

Version 2.7

November 2018

New

  • Keeps the album selection when playing the slideshow.

Improved

  • Don't show the biggest image from iCloud, just the size needed.

Removed

  • Removed the brightness setting or improved.

Version 2.6.2

October 2018

Improved

  • Changed the transition type when swiping left and right on the slider.
  • Fixed issue with image caching for iCloud images.
  • Cancel requests when the image is loading.
  • Improved toolbar and navigation bars.

Version 2.6

October 2018

New

  • Added show next or previous slide in the slideshow.
  • Shows favorites images at the front.

Improved

  • Fixed memory issues with the slideshow.

Version 2.5

October 2018

Improved

  • Fixed issues with iOS 9 and the pop-over view controllers and slideshows.

Version 2.4

October 2018

New

  • Added the option to choose between fast and slow transitions.

Improved

  • Changed slideshow view controller logic. Now using simple view controller transitions.

Version 2.3

August 2018

New

  • Added bigger font sizes for the slideshow on the iPad.
  • Added the option to change the Slideshow settings from the Slideshow.
  • Added Unsplash service to the app.
  • Added display brightness autoregulates when showing a slideshow.

Removed

  • Removed PureLayout dependency.
  • Removed Valet dependency.
  • Removed UIColor_Hex_Swift dependency.
  • Removes Whisper dependency.
  • Removes JSQWebViewController dependency.

Improved

  • Changed App Icon.

Version 2.2

August 2018

Removed

  • Removed 500px as the service is no longer available.

Version 2.1

May 2018

Fixed

  • Problem with the timer not starting sometimes.

New

  • Added Show captions or titles in the slideshow when tapping.

Version 1.9

February 2018

New

  • Show albums and select them.
  • Rearrange albums and photos

Version 1.8

February 2018

New

  • Show all images

Version 1.7.3

October 2017

New

  • Added support for iPhone X
  • Added random transaction type
  • Added various resize/fit modes
  • Added the option to choose between a 12-hour time format or a 24-hour time format
  • Added SKStoreReviewController
  • Added Configure Weather
  • Added Blur Background Effect

Improved

  • Fixed crash when no access to Camera Roll images
  • Improved the slide time picker

Version 1.7.2

October 2017

New

  • Added the option to show just date or just time
  • Added the option to change the font size and location of on-screen information
  • Added Slideshow timer
  • Added more granular slide time picking

Improved

  • DateView not setting font.
  • Camera roll does not show the proper image when selecting it.
  • Async loading to camera roll images.

Version 1.7

October 2017

New

  • Added Smart Albums support

Improved

  • Fixed image size in iPad 2
  • Refresh the Album cover in MainViewCell
  • Fixed memory performance in old devices

Version 1.7

August 2017

New

  • Added Weather Info on slideshows
  • Added UV Index Info on slideshows
  • Added AQI Index Info on slideshows

Version 1.6.2

August 2017

New

  • Added Slide Time up to 24 hours

Improved

  • Fixed Shuffle not working with local images

Version 1.6

July 2017

New

  • Updated Eureka Library version to 3.1.0

Improved

  • Fixed the problem that sometimes when searching was not showing the animation
  • Bugfixing and code improvements

Version 1.5

16/06/2017

New

  • Fixed crash
  • Added Flickr as the default

Version 1.4

New

  • Fixed crash

Version 1.3

New

  • Added Japanese Localization on the Appstore.

Version 1.2

New

  • Added app version and build number in Settings and Feedback
  • Added Crashlytics SDK
  • Added Answers SDK
  • Added BuddyBuilding SDK
  • Fixed app refreshes the albums when selecting a new category in Settings

Version 1.1

New

  • Added Readme file

Version 1.1

New

  • Clean up and refactoring

Version 1.0

Build 1

New

  • First version ๐ŸŽ‰