LinkOptimizer 6 Version Control
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Mar 22, 2022
Cloud-based images placed from CC Libraries are now ignored. In previous versions an error occurred on attempt to process cloud-based images.
Jan 30, 2022
Improved conditions for triggering manual activation.
Removed an incorrect tool tip.
System Events app not utilized anymore, which eliminates the need to authorize the access to the app. This also improves performance and eliminates some potential errors.
Dec 15, 2021
Improved check for file existence during processing.
Dec 13, 2021
Fixed an issue in which the OK button in the Conversion Settings window didn’t function on macOS Monterey (due to a bug in Monterey).
Dec 6, 2021
A temporary cache directory path was corrected.
Fixed the appearance of text fields in dark mode on Monterey.
Nov 13, 2021
Native support for Apple Silicon architecture (earlier announcement was premature).
Fixed incorrect tool tip.
Improved startup script.
Oct 27, 2021
Support for InDesign 2022.
Support for macOS Monterey.
Oct 22, 2021
Spin indicator when filtering links.
Links filtering is now much faster.
Oct 18, 2021
Filter links by name.
Improved appearance of buttons, text fields and tables on Big Sur.
Sep 3, 2021
Fixed an issue in which the document’s original non-inches measurements units weren’t restored after processing.
Jul 19, 2021
Fixed an issue in which the Process button became unresponsive after clicking Stop in the alert informing of existing images.
Fixed a conflict between the crop and scale settings for certain link cases.
Fixed an issue in which some images that didn’t require resolution change but did require cropping weren’t resized correctly upon relinking.
Jul 10, 2021
Apple’s disgraceful alert dialogs introduced on Big Sur are replaced with custom dialogs that restore the human-oriented design and layout from pre-Big Sur systems.
Improved logging of certain actions.
Fixed an issue in which a timeout error could happen when duplicating particularly large InDesign documents (hundreds of megabytes).
Fixed an issue in which the Process button could be disabled after analyzing a document with thousands of links.
Jun 18, 2021
Fixed an issue in which the Manage Activations window couldn’t be used under dark mode.
May 29, 2021
Expansion tooltips added to link info fields.
CMYK images are now ignored if the format conversion is set to PNG without enabling an appropriate color conversion.
Fixed an issue on macOS Mojave in which LinkOptimizer could stall before opening the Links window after completing processing.
Mar 14, 2021
Fixed an issue in which an error related to modified links appeared before the end of processing.
Mar 23, 2021
Expansion tool tips added to the Link Info fields.
Fixed an issue in which LinkOptimizer optimized the resolution of links whose effective resolution differs from the target resolution by less than 10 dpi while such links should not be processed for resolution change. This issue could cause the link to move in its frame after processing if processing also included running a Photoshop action that changed the image resolution.
Mar 9, 2021
The Release Notes button now points to the new LinkOptimizer 6 release notes page.
User guide is now web-based (instead of a PDF file).
Mar 3, 2021
Fixed an issue in which an error occurred when relinking images with quotes and backward slashes (“, \) in their path.
Updated user guide.
Updated version history page.
Feb 13, 2021 [initial release]
Sync settings presets across multiple Macs via iCloud.
Preserve PSD layer visibility applied in InDesign.
Relink duplicates to a single file (Edit/Convert operations only).
Dark mode support.
Select dark/light appearance independently of the current system mode.
Save presets automatically.
Choose Photoshop version.
Basic AppleScript support.
The option to close documents open in Photoshop automatically before processing.
Quit button in the main window.
Many performance/stability improvements.
Feb 12, 2021
LinkOptimizer doesn’t attempt to apply sharpening filters to monochrome images anymore.
The option to close Photoshop documents without saving and proceed if any files are open in Photoshop before processing.
Improved reporting of open unsaved [Converted] files.