Change Log


Version 1.3.1 (March 21, 2013)
  • Several new effects have been added to the photo editor : filters, borders, frames, polaroid effect, vignettes, tilt-shift effect, bloom effect and auto image enhancement.
  • Fixed several minor bugs.

Version 1.3.0 (August 27, 2012)
  • Improved loading speed for RAW files.
  • Image rotation based on EXIF info is now possible.
  • FIXED BUG : Software crashing when trying to open .WMF files.
  • Fixed several other minor bugs.

Version 1.2.5 (June 26, 2012)
  • Search engine is now 3x faster.
  • FIXED BUG : Synchronize feature not working correctly when comparing images.
  • FIXED BUG : "Subject" and "Keywords" missing in PDF files.
  • Fixed several other minor bugs.

Version 1.2.4 (March 18, 2012)
  • Improved loading speed for JPEG, BMP and PNG files.
  • Improved image rotation speed.
  • Improved speed for magic wand selection.
  • Several minor bugs have been fixed.

Version 1.2.2 (November 17, 2011)
  • BUG FIXED: Effects windows (User Filter, Bump Map, Lens, Wave and Morphing Filters) not displayed correctly on screens having low resolutions.
  • Install directory can now be selected during installation.

Version 1.2.1 (October 01, 2011)
  • BUG FIXED: Registration window (for commercial use) not displayed correctly on screens having a resolution of 1024px X 768px.

Version 1.2 (August 28, 2011)
  • Photo folder to be loaded on startup can now be specified.
  • RAW files can now be previewed in 3 ways (Embedded preview (faster), Half Size or Actual Size).
  • White balance setting to be used when loading RAW files can now be set.
  • It is now possible to enable and disable CMS (Color Management System).
  • The text "cataloged" is now displayed on top of photos that have already been added to the database.
  • Undo function has been added to the photo editor.
  • Magic wand tolerance value can now be specified.
  • Color settings and several effects have been added to the photo editor.
  • A status bar providing information such as zoom value, image size etc... has been added to the photo editor.
  • Several minor bugs have been fixed.
  • Setup size has been reduced drastically from 17.5MB to 5.15MB (Help manuals are now hosted online).

Version 1.1.0.5 (February 07, 2011)
  • Bug fixed : Unable to read photos that have their EXIF date set to 0000/00/00 00:00:00

Version 1.1.0.4 (February 01, 2011)
  • Registration is no longer required to use the software.
  • Live preview is now possible when adjusting image sharpness, brightness/contrast, colour and saturation.
  • Quick Print option added to photo editor - Now you can print your images directly from the photo editor.
  • Bug that prevented Kestrel GX from connecting to the image database on certain Windows Vista and Windows 7 PCs has been fixed.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.

Version 1.1 (January 21, 2011)
  • Several bugs have been fixed.
  • Kestrel GX is now fully compatible with 64 bits systems.

Version 1.0 (November 05, 2010)
  • Kestrel GX released.