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Updates Mac creator tool

In order to make creating your photo book simpler and more fun, we regularly update our Mac creator tool. That’s why sometimes you’ll be required to update to a new version.

Below you’ll find an overview of the latest Mac creator tool updates.

Latest update

Version 4.5 (February 2017)
New: The creator tool will now open right where you left off last time, down to the page.
Improved: We’ve improved the experience of saving your books.
Fixed: Some users, because of two occasional errors, couldn’t open their photo books. Those are now fixed.

Previous updates

Version 4.4 (January 2017)
New: Explore new creative possibilities by combining background images and background colours on a page.
New: On newer trackpads, you’ll now receive haptic feedback when an image snaps in to place.
Improved: We’ve made loads of under the hood improvements. You’ll notice a smoother editing experience.
Improved: We’ve solved a previous bug, which caused photos to become invisible when specific Mac system preferences were used.
Improved: As always, we’ve made lots of small bug fixes and improvements.

Version 4.3 (November 2016)
Improved: It’s now much easier to align photos in your book. When moving images, ‘snap’ lines will appear; and when letting go of an image the picture will snap-align with the given element.
Improved: We’ve made the order process considerably faster, particularly for photo books containing large photos.

Version 4.2 (October 2016)
We’ve got a whole new look, and we’re feeling refreshed. Check it out in the creator tool!
Improved: The tool’s new start screen lets you choose products even more quickly and easily
Improved: From now on, you can easily swap photos between two placeholders
Improved: When applying a layout to a page, the tool now analyses the photos already placed on the page and puts them in the most logical placeholders.

Version 4.1 (August 2016)
With this release, the creator tool is compatible with MacOS Sierra.
New: Photos, layouts, backgrounds, frames, masks and clip art are now all available in the panel on the left of your photo book, so you can easily drag and drop them.
Improved: Photo books load faster when you open them.
Improved: Zooming in and out is smoother, and editing your pages is faster while zoomed in.

Version 4.0 (June 2016)
New: Save your own page layouts so you can reuse them throughout your photo books.
New: Mirror the layout of your pages in order to easily create symmetry in your photo books.
New: Easily apply text transparency, allowing new creative options!
Updated: Bug fixes and improvements.

Read more on our blog

Version 3.5 (February 2016)
New: Choose from lots of beautiful new backgrounds, frames, masks and clip art images. Read more
New: Easily apply layouts from the layout browser in the left panel. Read more
Improved: Use the page overview to easily insert additional pages between existing ones. Read more
New: Define your favorite style for new text fields. Read more
• Bug fixes and improvements

Version 3.4 (October 2015)
New: help balloons to guide you with creating your photo book
New: duplicate function to easily copy your content. Including a shortcut: Alt + drag
Maintenance: ready for OS X El Capitan
• Bug fixes and general improvements

Version 3.3 (July 2015)
New: ‘Photos’ library in the photo browser
New: use the location where a photo has been taken as a search term in the photo browser
• Bug fixes and general improvements

Version 3.1.3 (July 2015)
• Bug fixes and general improvements

Version 3.1.1.1 (March 2015)
• Performance improvements

Version 3.1 (March 2015)
New: copy/paste photo style. Read more
New: evenly distribute items on page. Read more
Improved: ‘center on page’ in toolbar. Read more
Improved: ‘lay-out’ in toolbar. Read more
• Bug fixes and general improvements.

Version 3.0.1 (October 2014)
• Bug fixes

Version 3.0 (October 2014)
New: editing pane. Easier to find editing options. Read more
New: mirror photos and text. Read more
New: specify exact placement and measurements of your photo and clip art. Read more
Improved: options for rounded corners. Read more
New and improved: shadow options. Read more
New: edit background transparency. Read more
• Bug fixes and general improvements.

Version 2.2 (June 2014)
New: align items relative to the page.
New: alter the text position (front/back).
New and improved: text editing options.
Improved: when resizing an item the exact dimensions appear.
• Bug fixes and general improvements.

Version 2.1 (October 2013)
• Bug fixes and general improvements.

Version 2.0 (May 2013)
New: add clip art to your photo book. Read more
Improved: photo maintains its size when shadow is added. Read more
Improved: complete support of high resolution computer screens.
New: notification of new design options (clip art, backgrounds, frames or masks).
New: flip through the preview slideshow by using the arrows.
New: zoom in and out using your fingers on the touchpad.
New: easily copy and paste text from Word.
• Bug fixes and general improvements.

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