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Output Factory 2.4.28 (Jul 11, 2020) NEW Timestamp tokens for variable output file name: hour, minute, second, AM/PM. fixed Fixed a rare crash that could happen on attempt to insert an illegal character into the variable file name field.
Output Factory 2.4.27 (Jun 19, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which the "Changing the Document" and "Document Assembly" PDF security settings were set incorrectly under certain conditions.
Output Factory 2.4.26 (May 20, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which output results could be incorrect under certain combination of settings if custom scripts changed the number of pages or/and layer structure in InDesign documents before output.
Output Factory 2.4.25 (Apr 30, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory 2.4.24 could not find workflows when executing actions.
Output Factory 2.4.24 (Apr 27, 2020) NEW Export/import actions. The new options can be found in the "cog" menu below the Actions table. NEW Open Settings Folder menu in the "cog" menu of the Workflows and Actions table. fixed Minor UI fixes.
Output Factory 2.4.23 (Feb 20, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which a file could be incorrectly renamed in printer queue when using script labels on alternate layouts.
Output Factory 2.4.22 (Feb 10, 2020) updated The full screen option is removed from the zoom button of the main window. improved Improved text in some error alerts. fixed Fixed a permissions error that could occur when printing using the "Rename in print queue" option on macOS Mojave and later.
Output Factory 2.4.21 (Jan 31, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur on attempt to update modified links on macOS 10.15 Catalina.
Output Factory 2.4.20 (Jan 21, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which, when exporting a page range that contained alternate layouts as single pages, all pages were exported instead under some conditions.
Output Factory 2.4.19 (Jan 19, 2020) fixed Fixed a rare issue in which PNG files were created with opaque background even if the "Transparent background" option was checked.
Output Factory 2.4.18 (Jan 3, 2020) fixed Fixed a Script Label related bug in the version 2.4.17.
Output Factory 2.4.17 (Dec 30, 2019) fixed The Script Label variable name token now works as expected in combination with Layer Versioning. fixed Fixed an issue in which an error occurred when importing a workflow in a rare situation when the selected format in Output Factory doesn't match the format of the imported workflow while the directory for the latter format has not been created yet.
Output Factory 2.4.16 (Dec 19, 2019) fixed Addressed a rare issue in InDesign in which setting the color management policy options could take over 20 seconds on some machines.
Output Factory 2.4.15 (Dec 12, 2019) improved Added an error message for an unlikely case in which the serial number cannot be written to disk.
Output Factory 2.4.14 (Nov 25, 2019) improved Reduced reliance on System Events. fixed Fixed an issue in version 2.4.13 where the output file could overwrite target Deliver Express hot folder.
Output Factory 2.4.13 (Nov 21, 2019) improved Finder is not utilized for processing anymore, which eliminates the necessity for the users to authorize the acess to Finder on macOS Mojave and later. improved Reduced reliance on the System Events app for various functions. improved Added expanded info for a memory-related InDesign error.
Output Factory 2.4.12 (Nov 12, 2019) fixed Fixed a memory bug on macOS Catalina which could cause crashes on launch and other issues.
Output Factory 2.4.11 (Nov 11, 2019) fixed Fixed a macOS Catalina bug in which files exported to the "Original document's folder" destination were created in the parent folder of the original document's folder.
Output Factory 2.4.10 (Nov 11, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur when saving files as INDD on macOS Catalina. updated Several additional options are now enabled in the Hardened Runtime capability. This change doesn't affect users in any way.
Output Factory 2.4.9 (Nov 5, 2019) updated Support for InDesign 2020.
Output Factory 2.4.8 (Nov 4, 2019) fixed Fixed an error that occurred when launching InDesign CC 2020 on attempt to create the Output Factory menu.
Output Factory 2.4.6 (Oct 30, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which the "Every n pages" value could not be changed in recent versions.
Output Factory 2.4.5 (Oct 26, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory crashed when using the "Add to Queue" button in the History window. improved Improved behavior of the "Add selected folder to favorites" menu item in situations where no folder is selected. fixed Minor UI fixes.
Output Factory 2.4.4 (Oct 14, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which, when exporting to EPUB, Output Factory always created Reflowable layout - even if the Fixed Layout option was selected.
Output Factory 2.4.3 (Oct 2, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which the page width/height/units file name variables caused an error during book processing. improved If a book part was never saved from the current version of InDesign, Output Factory now will first attempt to resave the file with the current version instead of skipping the book. This situation can occur in cases when book parts must be saved: when updating modified links or perform layer versioning.
Output Factory 2.4.2 (Sep 27, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which modified links weren't updated when processing InDesign books unless preflighting was activated.
Output Factory 2.4.1 (Sep 26, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which modified links weren't updated when processing InDesign books even when the option to update links was checked.
Output Factory 2.4 (Sep 2, 2019) NEW The Alternate Layout and Section tokens for the variable output file name, which allow to include the names of alternate layouts and sections in the file name. fixed Highlighted names in the workflows, settings, queue and history tables now reverse their color as expected on macOS Mojave.
Output Factory 2.3.26 (Aug 20, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which the app in trial mode could crash on attempt to process files. Output Factory will now show the Registration dialog as expected.
Output Factory 2.3.25 (Jul 23, 2019) updated Fixed an issue in which an activation dialog could appear on every launch of notarized version even if it was already activated.
Output Factory 2.3.24 (Jul 17, 2019) updated Users whose copy was licensed with the legacy eSellerate licensing platform can now run the notarized version of the app. Users will be asked to contact Zevrix for updated licensing info.
Output Factory 2.3.23 (Jul 10, 2019) updated Output Factory is now notarized by Apple.
Output Factory 2.3.22 (Jun 13, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which the Manage Activations menu didn't appear in Output Factory Lite.
Output Factory 2.3.21 (Apr 15, 2019) improved Further improvements to the startup script that creates the Output Factory menu when InDesign is launched. improved The Output Factory launch script doesn't utilize System Events anymore.
Output Factory 2.3.20 (Apr 13, 2019) fixed The option "Rename in printer queue" now works as expected on macOS Mojave. improved Improved methods to obtain file type and some other parameters in order to eliminate unnecessary communication with System Events. improved The startup script doesn't utilize System Events anymore, which eliminates some rare system errors as well as the necessity for InDesign to require to authorize access to System Events.
Output Factory 2.3.19 (Mar 14, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which selecting the "Export as" button didn't result in the appropriate change of settings in the workflow under some conditions. fixed Apple Events authorization errors are now handled properly on non-English systems.
Output Factory 2.3.18 (Mar 9, 2019) updated The startup script of Output Factory, which creates the Output Factory menu in InDesign, will now automatically reset Apple Events authorizations on macOS Mojave, if needed.
Output Factory 2.3.17 (Feb 25, 2019) updated This version puts an end to the hassles caused by the "Apple Events sandboxing" measure introduced by Apple on macOS Mojave. Output Factory will now check for the necessary Apple Events authorizations on startup. If authorization to control InDesign or System Events was previously revoked by accident, Output Factory will now reset permissions and relaunch itself automatically. improved Improved handling of some processing errors.
Output Factory 2.3.16 (Nov 12, 2018) fixed Fixed an internal error that could happen when retrieving certain delivery settings. updated Integration of the SoftwareKey licensing system. fixed Fixed an issue that could occur when preflighting InDesign documents managed by the GoPublish system.
Output Factory 2.3.15 (Oct 20, 2018) updated The Updates window has been updated for the new version control format. fixed Fixed an issue in which script labels weren't recognized under some rare conditions. fixed Fixed an issue in which conditional text variables weren't parsed correctly when using the Script Label token.
Output Factory 2.3.14 (Oct 16, 2018) updated Support for InDesign CC 2019.
Output Factory 2.3.13 (Oct 2, 2018) fixed Numerous UI fixes for Mojave. fixed Fixed an issue in which the Script Label variable token didn't work as expected when exporting InDesign files as n pages under certain conditions.
Output Factory 2.3.12 (Oct 1, 2018) updated Support for macOS 10.14 Mojave. new Hidden preference to ignore missing scripts labels. When enabled, missing script labels will not affect the output file name. Otherwise, a "<script label not found>" string will be inserted (which is the default behavior). To enable the preference, send this command in Terminal: defaults write com.zevrix.OutputFactory ignoreMissingScriptLabels -bool yes. Use 'no' to disable.
Output Factory 2.3.11 (Sep 11, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which script labels assigned to master page items weren't recognized under some rare conditions in versions 2.3.9-2.3.10.
Output Factory 2.3.10 (Sep 3, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error occurred on attempt to update text links placed with the Place and Link command in InDesign. Output Factory will now update such links as expected.
Output Factory 2.3.9 (Aug 17, 2018) new Output Factory now recognizes script labels assigned to anchored text frames. The script labels can now be used to insert the contents of anchored frame into the variable output file name.
Output Factory 2.3.8 (Aug 17, 2018) improved The app's window can now be widen up to 2400 pixels.
Output Factory 2.3.7 (Aug 15, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the "Define serial number" window, which is called from the Serial # variable name token menu, didn't show up under certain conditions.
Output Factory 2.3.6 (Aug 7, 2018) new Split InDesign files into groups of several pages (every 2 pages, 3 pages etc.)
Output Factory 2.3.5 (Jul 13, 2018) fixed Non-consecutive page ranges are now properly exported to PDF when using the "Export as every n pages" option.
Output Factory 2.3.4 (Jul 9, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the .idml extension was included in the output file names when processing IDML files.
Output Factory 2.3.3 (Jun 29, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the script label token wasn't applied when exporting to PDF as n pages.
Output Factory 2.3.2 (Jun 28, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which InDesign documents could not be exported as single files after workflow settings were previously set to single pages of "every n pages" in versions 2.3-2.3.1.
Output Factory 2.3.1 (Jun 26, 2018) new Hold the Command key when adding InDesign book (.indb) files to add the .indd files belonging to the book only. This feature is especially added to make it easier to export InDesign books as single page PDFs. fixed Fixed an issue in which holding the Option key when adding files from the system dialog didn't result in replacing existing files in the queue.
Output Factory 2.3 (Jun 14, 2018) new Export every n pages as a single PDF file (for example, every 2 pages, or every 3 pages etc.). fixed Output Factory doesn't display multiple warnings regarding invalid numeric values in certain fields when switching between workflows and formats anymore. fixed Fixed an issue in which numeric values in certain fields weren't saved if the field was active when saving the workflow. fixed Fixed an issue in which invalid numeric value warnings weren't displayed when saving workflows. improved If a script label specified in variable name token isn't found in InDesign document, the string "<script label not found>" is now inserted into the output file name. improved PDF Security button is moved to the PDF settings area.
Output Factory 2.2.16 (May 16, 2018) fixed Trailing decimal zeros are now stripped from page dimensions in output file names.
Output Factory 2.2.15 (May 14, 2018) new InDesign page size now can be included in the variable output file names. New tokens added: page width, height, and measurement units.
Output Factory 2.2.14 (May 10, 2018) new Detailed info on important conditions for running scripts is added to the UI in the Scripts section.
Output Factory 2.2.13 (May 8, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which custom scripts assigned to run per document during printing did not run under certain print workflow configurations.
Output Factory 2.2.12 (May 4, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the "Output invisibly" check box was hidden in the previous update.
Output Factory 2.2.11 (Apr 15, 2018) new The option to preserve page numbers when splitting InDesign files into single pages or spreads. fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could happen when splitting InDesign files into spreads on High Sierra.
Output Factory 2.2.10 (Apr 3, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the option "Ignore script label on hidden layers" could be applied incorrectly if the same script label was specified in both output file name and the subfolder name for output files of each InDesign document.
Output Factory 2.2.9 (Mar 29, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the Script Label token in the variable name of output subfolder for each InDesign file didn't function.
Output Factory 2.2.8 (Mar 6, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which a conflict could occur if the new "Create Separate PDF Files" option was selected in PDF export settings in InDesign CC 2018 (v13.1 and later). Output Factory now always ignores this option in InDesign. The single page output is defined by the respective option in Output Factory settings, as always.
Output Factory 2.2.7 (Feb 6, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the script label token wasn't applied as expected when exporting as single file in combination with layer versioning.
Output Factory 2.2.6 (Dec 23, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which the script label token wasn't applied as expected when exporting as single pages in combination with layer versioning. fixed Fixed an issue in which checked "Save page range" option was ignored when running actions. Now, if this option is checked, action will output the saved page range of each workflow, as expected.
Output Factory 2.2.5 (Dec 21, 2017) fixed Every change in token text fields now results in activating the Save button to indicate that workflow has unsaved changes. fixed Fixed an issue in which, when saving a workflow, the page range value wasn't saved if the page range field was active. fixed Fixed an issue in which the status of saved workflow changed to "unsaved" when exiting the File Naming and Output Location settings.
Output Factory 2.2.4 (Dec 20, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which certain PDF security settings related to allowed document changes weren't applied as expected.
Output Factory 2.2.3 (Dec 3, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which, when loading a print preset, the option to rename in printer queue remained enabled even when it could not be used with some other preset settings. fixed Fixed an issue in which the InDesign crashed when the "Output invisibly" option was selected in combination with "Define in first document" of Print/PDF output. If the latter option is selected, documents now will always be visible. Appropriate warning will be shown when selecting the "Define in first document" option while invisible output is checked. improved More informative message for some rare output errors. fixed UI fixes.
Output Factory 2.2.2 (Nov 5, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur if the first file in batch was skipped when exporting as single pages. fixed Addressed a security bug on macOS Sierra and later in which app translocation could be invoked with no reason, which caused Output Factory to always launch the latest version of InDesign regardless of the version it was installed with.
Output Factory 2.2.1 (Oct 25, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could stall when running an action.
Output Factory 2.2 (Oct 19, 2017) updated Support for InDesign CC 2018. new Processing can now be cancelled at any time without having to quit Output Factory (the Print/Export button now changes to Cancel when clicked).
Output Factory 2.1.1 (Sep 27, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which the Serial # token didn't work in v2.1.
Output Factory 2.1 (Sep 12, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could stall when processing large batches under some rare conditions. fixed More accurate progress indicator reporting. fixed Fixed an error that could occur when assigning a number to temporary files under some rare conditions. updated Upgrade to 64-bit architecture.
Output Factory 2.0.12 (Aug 18, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could happen when restoring layer visibility after processing under some rare conditions. fixed Fixed an issue in which a temporary PDF file was created in the output folder when exporting to TIFF.
Output Factory 2.0.11 (Aug 14, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which renaming a workflow could trigger renaming of a workflow with identical name of a different output format in an action. fixed Fixed an issue in which deleting a workflow wouldn't remove it from action steps. improved Available workflows in the action setup window are now sorted by the formats order in the main window (rather than alphabetically). fixed Minor UI fixes.
Output Factory 2.0.10 (Jul 27, 2017) new The visible and printable status of layers will now be restored after processing with layer versioning enabled (doesn't apply to InDesign books).
Output Factory 2.0.9 (Jul 16, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which preflight settings always reverted to Basic after exiting the current workflow.
Output Factory 2.0.8 (Jul 16, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which custom scripts were running twice when exporting as a single document.
Output Factory 2.0.7 (Jul 15, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which script errors weren't reported when running multiple scripts (unless the error was returned by the last script).
Output Factory 2.0.6 (Jul 15, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur if an AppleScript script didn't contain an explicit string return value. fixed UI fixes.
Output Factory 2.0.5 (Jul 11, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which SWF and FLA export wasn't available in InDesign CC 2017.
Output Factory 2.0.4 (Jul 11, 2017) fixed Improved error reporting in cases when all open documents cannot be added to the queue. fixed Improved error reporting for the Add to Queue command in the History window. updated Updated licensing frameworks.
Output Factory 2.0.3 (Jul 7, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could crash when using the Define Script Label token menu. fixed Fixed an issue in which automatic page numbers weren't parsed correctly in InDesign CC 2017 when script label was assigned to text frames on master pages. fixed Fixed an issue in which automatic page numbers weren't parsed correctly when exporting as single spreads when script label was assigned to text frames on master pages.
Output Factory 2.0.2 (Jun 28, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur when launching Output Factory from InDesign under some rare conditions.
Output Factory 2.0.1 (Jun 27, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could hang if book parts weren't saved with the current version of InDesign. fixed Improved error reporting in cases when the front document cannot be added to the queue. fixed Fixed a link in the Output Factory 2 upgrade window.