FotoMagico 2.1.3b1

by Oliver -

FotoMagico 2.1.3b1 is a bug fix only release to resolve issues a few users have with version 2.1. Color correction now also works reasonably fast with graphics cards that do not have native Core Image support.

Release Notes:

WARNING: THIS IS BETA SOFTWARE. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK! Do not use for production work.


  • You can revert to the last official release at any time by downloading it from the Boinx Software Website.
  • 2.1.3 beta also includes all fixes and improvements of version 2.1.2, see below.
  • If you happen to experience a problem where suddenly images are shown as missing in Fotomagico, please contact Boinx Software Support. We are still desperately looking for a way to reproduce this issue, so we can fix it ASAP.

Version 2.1.3b1 - Express and ProOct 18th, 2007

  • Added more logging to help track down the source of the missing images problem.

Version 2.1.2 - (not publicly released)

  • When exporting to a QuickTime movie, Image are now once again drawn at the correct size.
  • Title should now be displayed at correct size again.
  • Get Info window now should work again for files inside a slideshow package.
  • Nvidia GeForce 5200 now detected as being not Core Image capable.
  • When launched on Leopard, FotoMagico no longer sports two icons in the dock.
  • Entering fractional values for rotation is now once again possible.
  • Various small fixes.
  • Watermark image now drawn using less memory and achieving better image quality at the same time.
  • Quitting the app is now allowed while New and Settings sheets are down.
  • Under the hood changes in data format (paving the way for things to come).
  • Selecting or scrolling in the Storyboard used to be really slow when audio items where visible. Now much faster.
  • Crash when quitting the application should be fixed.
  • Crash when closing documents should be fixed.
  • Crash when stopping slideshow should be fixed.
  • Assistant windows, alert window, and document windows should now appears in a more orderly fashion during application startup.
  • Fixed bug where references to media file would get destroyed upon reading slideshow documents or packages. This resulted in "missing media files" alerts.
  • Fixed bug introduced in 2.1 where images only showed as white rectangles.
  • Fixed bug introduced in 2.1.2b1 where titles are drawn way to big and blurry.
  • Fixed bug where releasing pause would cause the animation to jump.
  • Fixed crashes during saving or opening a slideshow.
  • FotoMagio no longer uses Core Image for color correction if graphics card does not have hardware support for Core Image. This should fix speed issues of version 2.1.
  • Display an alert during app launch if graphics card does not support Core Image.
  • Display spinning wheel in Stage during lengthy image load operations (while authoring).
  • Fixed a few broken links after move to new website.
  • Various small fixes.