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Changelog

June 2021 (Codename Le Plateau)#

Welcome to the June 2021 release of Snowtrack.

Version 0.8.49#

  • File handling - Fixed an issue where Snowtrack failed to load a directory while it is being deleted.
  • System Requirements - Snowtrack failed to operate on a new Windows installation.
  • Updates - Implemented an auto-updater which makes it easier to stay up-to-date.

Auto Updater

Version 0.8.29#

  • Performance - Discarding changes is up to 10x times faster.
  • Stability - Prevent errors that prevent Snowtrack from operating.
  • Manage Projects - A globe icon indicates if the versions of a project are stored in the global version database.

Global Version Database Icon

Demo Projects#

A new Pixelmator project got added to the Demo Project section in the welcome screen. The artwork was created by Chris Hall Draws.

Instagram | instagram.com/chrishalldraws Website | chrishalldraws.com

Project Tiger

May 2021 (Codename Glenmount)#

Welcome to the May 2021 release of Snowtrack.

Version 0.8.27#

  • Manage Projects - Manage projects now includes projects from the Recent Projects list
  • Unsaved changes - Improved detection heuristics for text files
  • Performance - Restoring an older item is significantly faster
  • Application Support - Enhanced minor bugfixes for Corel Draw and Pixelmator files
  • Sidebar - Items can now be removed from the Recent Project list

Sidebar

Version 0.8.26#

  • Change detection - Improved change detection in Snowtrack UI by around 15% on MacOS and Windows
  • Unsaved Changes - Snowtrack displayed unsaved changes after a failed Save.
  • Application Info - Snowtrack can now display application names that prevent a discard operation.

Process Info

Version 0.8.25#

  • MacOS Thumbnails - Thumbnails on MacOS may fail to load
  • Performance - Improve performance on Windows

Version 0.8.24#

  • Restore Item - Restoring an item didn't give proper feedback on failure.
  • Links - Fix links to the documentation
  • Other - Fix typos

Version 0.8.23#

  • Ignore Files - Files beginning with Backup_of..* are now excluded by default

Version 0.8.21#

  • ZBrush Support - ZBrush Thumbnails can now be loaded on Windows
  • Cinema 4D Thumbnail - Fixed an issue with the aspect ratio of Cinema 4D files.
  • Loading projects - Fixed an issue where a project loaded forever.
  • Show Next Version - Fixed an issue with the Show Next Version button.
  • Delete versions - Fixed an issue where versions couldn't be deleted.
  • Localization - Fixed several typos

Version 0.8.19#

  • Breadcrumbs - Fixed an issue with the breadcrumb bar that prevented loading projects

  • Only moves files to trash when needed - Items are moved only to trash if they don't have a shadow copy in the version database, otherwise they will be deleted.

  • Navigation - Fixed an issue with mouse button navigation

Version 0.8.12#

  • Timestamps in versions - Better heuristic when to display "X minutes ago" and the full date.

Version 0.8.10#

  • Performance Saving - Creating a new version with files >4GB is 15% faster than before.
  • Menus - Added Changelog and Discord item to the menu

Version 0.8.9#

  • macOS 10.13 Support - The minimum requirement for Snowtrack was lowered to macOS 10.13 High Sierra.
  • Download Progress - Downloading demo projects continues while switchting to another page.
  • Manage Projects - Paginator removed from the Manage Projects view.
  • Not all files are restored on Windows - In some cases restoring an item didn't update the file in the working directory.
  • Notifications - Notifications within the app are covered by the loading screen.
  • All binaries are now code-signed - Snowtrack contains a few helper tools of which all are now code-signed on Windows and macOS.
  • Upgraded to SnowFS v0.9.2 - All latest changes are now merged into Snowtrack

Demo Projects#

Snowtrack now comes with 2 new demo projects, one for Blender, and another for Affinity Photo. They can both be downloaded through the Welcome Screen within Snowtrack.

Project Donut

Affinity Photo

Version 0.8.7#

  • Tracks - Tracks are now visualized by a graph instead of a combo-box.
  • Performance impact when items are ignored - Adding a file to the
  • Creating version while Windows is still copying files - Snowtrack didn't always detect write access by the Windows File Explorer
  • Additional mouse support buttons - Navigation buttons on your mouse can now be used within Snowtrack.
  • Keep file suffixes in version database - Files in the object database will now keep there suffix to raise transparency.

Performance#

Snowtrack is heavily optimized to load projects with several thousand files. Loading or scrolling just became super smooth.

New Version#

New Performance

Old Version#

Old Performance


April 2021 (Codename Verdun)#

Welcome to the April 2021 release of Snowtrack.

Version 0.8.4#

Thumbnail Support#

Added thumbnail support for ZBrush.

ZBrush Thumbnails


Older Versions#

This is the end of the public changelog.