GraphicConverter for Mac

GraphicConverter for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 97 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.6
  • Total Downloads:
    382,864
  • Date Added:
    December 04, 2009
  • File Size:
    247.95MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    580
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

Editors' Review

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True to its name, this popular and affordable app's main functionality is converting graphic files--importing from some 200 formats and exporting to about 80 at last count, with a tremendously time-saving batch processor thrown in for good measure. But GraphicConverter also proves invaluable as a high-speed image editor that lets you quickly browse, resize, sharpen, adjust color, and optimize for the Web, all at a price that makes commercial packages blush.

GraphicConverter's interface hasn't quite kept up with its ever-growing feature set (and many of its most useful features can be accessed outside of the app anyway, through contextual menus), but what this app lacks in simplicity it more than makes up for with copious features. The app also includes extensive documentation, and the program's uber-diligent programmer (whom even Apple has called "one of the most conscientious developers in the shareware universe") provides frequent fixes and updates. Recent changes have included the ability to view images in a "digital light room" browser mode, a completely rewritten backend for support of 64-bit, added support for large images with more than 16,000 X 16,000 pixels, and many more fixes and minor feature enhancements.

If you're looking for a low-cost way to make quick edits to images or batch convert to other formats, this app is a no-brainer for Mac.

 
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1 stars

"Don't know -- can't access it."

May 25, 2014  |  By lrugolo

 |  Version: GraphicConverter 9.2.1

Pros

Don't know -- can't access it.

Cons

The Graphic Converter Specifications page at:
http://download.cnet.com/GraphicConverter/3010-2192_4-10057380.html?tag=contentBody;sideBar
clearly states that version 9.2.1 requires MacOSX 10.9, 10.8, 10.7 _OR_ 10.6. So I dl'd it to my OSX 10.6.8 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo iMac — But when it appeared in my Applications folder it was blocked with this message: "You can't use this version of the application GraphicConverter9 with this version of Mac OS X. You have Mac OS X 10.6.8. The application requires Mac X 10.7 or later."

THAT'S NOT WHAT IT SAYS IN THE SPECIFICATIONS PAGE !!!!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.6
  • two window alpha editing added (UB)
  • option to apply brightness/contrast to all frames of an animation added (UB)
  • support for GPS loggers without altitude value added (UB)
  • import and export of lossless JPEGs added (UB)
  • import of 12/16 bit medical JPEGs added (UB)
  • support for FITS files with short real precision added (UB)
  • convert&modify: split option added (UB)
  • convert&modify: conversion of MacRoman IPTC to ITF8 added (UB)
  • watch mode in convert&modify is remembered during relaunch (UB)
  • default frame for preview creation of movies can be defined (UB)
  • support for some dicom variants with lossless 12/16 bit jpeg compression added (UB)
  • support for many non-standard JPEG2000 variants added (UB)
  • batch action for white correction added (UB)
  • SmartCrashReporter replaced with an own crash reporting mechanism via normal e-mail (UB)
  • ExifTool updated to version 8.00 (UB)
  • PhotoRaw import updated (UB)
  • delete of files/folders uses now no longer the finder for better performance (UB)
  • changed format of desktop images to PNG (UB)
  • bug with preview display of images with less than 32 bits fixed (UB)
  • bug with "Create Preview" context menu fixed (UB)
  • bug in recent menus fixed (UB)
  • bug with non working cancel button during export of slideshow to movie fixed (UB)
  • possible bug in page range during printing of layouts fixed (UB)
  • bug in alpha channel decoding of some TIFFs fixed (UB)
  • bug in detection of printer color profiles fixed (UB)
  • bug with line feeds in copy and paste of iptc fixed (UB)
  • bug in .MDC import fixed (UB)
  • possible bug with undo of text layers fixed (UB)
  • possible crash upon import of files with corrupt color profiles fixed (UB)
General
Publisher Lemke Software
Publisher web site http://www.lemkesoft.com
Release Date December 04, 2009
Date Added December 04, 2009
Version 6.6
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 247.95MB
File Name gc9_build1727.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 382,864
Downloads Last Week 580
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations The trial version has a short startup delay and a nag-screen during the batch conversion.
Price $34.95

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