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Sep
'14
12

It’s time for a new unveiling – the better and more robust Posterino 3.0. We’re sending you this email because you opted-in to get the latest news on Posterino. And we want you to be the first to taste Posterino’s latest goodies.

You’re probably thinking it has been awhile since you’ve heard from us. That’s because everyone at Zykloid has been busy dreaming up enhanced features for Posterino 3.0. Like any new software, Posterino 3.0 will need some testing before we offer it up to the hungry masses. As a fan of our products, we would like you to be one of our beta testers. You’ll have the exclusive chance to try out Posterino 3.0’s new features, like the circular layout option, before anyone else, and enjoy all the subsequent bragging rights.

Screenshot-PosterinoBeta3

Here’s a sneak peak at the new features awaiting your imagination:

- Improved workflow throughout
- Circular layout option
- New templates, frames and backgrounds
- Individual text captions
- Automatic image style settings
- Grid line tools to improve manual placement
- Sleeker user interface with enlarged workspace

Whet your appetite for Posterino 3.0 with some screenshots and sample templates.

Here’s how to be one of the lucky few Posterino 3.0 beta testers:

Spots are limited and will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. You can sign-up now for a test-drive.

There are two caveats though:

1.  We only have room for only a limited number of beta testers. We’ll start with a few and increase as needed.
2.  Posterino 3.0 will run on Mac OS X 10.9.x “Mavericks” or later only.

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Sep
'14
11

We just released Posterino 2.6.6 which fixed a broken link in the feedback system.

This build is a free update recommended for all users!

Depending on where you did make your purchase, open Mac App Store to update or run the built-in updater.

Enjoy!


Jul
'13
23

We just released Posterino 2.6.4 featuring the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Fixed a bug that could prevent sending feedback using the “Send Feedback…” menu command.
  • Solved a case where leaving the text editor popover of a text object with empty text could lead to a crash.
  • Fixed an user interface glitch on the Getting Started screen.
  • Updated the built-in image browser to improve performance and fix bugs.
  • Some small user interface improvements.

This build is a free update recommended for all users!

Depending on where you did make your purchase, open Mac App Store to update:

Or run the built-in updater:

Enjoy!


Nov
'12
09

Happy Weekend! We just released Posterino 2.6.2 featuring the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • The image browser no longer displays a bunch of iPhoto Events at the top of the iPhoto albums tree (iPhoto 9.4+). All events are again part of the “Events” sub-album-tree.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented a year placeholder of a calendar template to be replaced.

This build is a free update recommended for all users!

Depending on where you did make your purchase, open Mac App Store to update:

Or run the built-in updater:

Enjoy!


May
'12
31

We are happy to announce the release of Posterino 2.6 featuring the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Posterino now supports export of documents with transparent background.
  • Added support for export documents as PNG image file.
  • The built-in image browser now supports Adobe Lightroom 4.
  • Solved a performance problem that could lead to a significant large processing time (beach ball of death), if a larger number of images is dragged from the image picker to the document canvas.
  • Fixed a problem with the “Snap to Guides” feature, that could lead to wrong alignment when the feature is toggled on/off via the ALT key.
  • You can’t accidentally remove a text layer from a text object any more.
  • Improved Italian language support.
  • Hide the inspector when Posterino enters the version browser.
  • Updated online help contents and switched off remote updates.

This build is a free update recommended for all users!

Depending on where you did make your purchase, open Mac App Store to update:

Or run the built-in updater:

Enjoy!


Dec
'11
09

Apple announced the Best of Mac App Store 2011 yesterday, and it’s a great list of some of the most outstanding apps available for OS X. Pixelmator won app of the year and Civilization V is named Game of the Year:



App & Game of the Year as well as Runners-Up

We at Zykloid Software are honored and thrilled by the fact, that Posterino is among the Best Apps of 2011! We’re in great company, with apps like Reeder, DaisyDisk, 1Password and Capo:

And, last but not least, a huge ‘thank you!’ to all friends of Posterino out there how supplied us with constructive ideas, feedback and criticism. We earned this together!


Dec
'11
08

Happy Holidays! We know it’s a busy time of year. We at Zykloid Software want to take a moment of your time to announce our latest feature — which just might help ease your gift shopping.

Posterino 2.5 introduces Calendars!

We listened to your feature requests and outfitted Posterino 2.5 with a very special calendar feature. Use it to design gorgeous personalized calendars to hang in your home and give out as presents. We think Posterino 2.5 will come in very handy this holiday season, especially when you need last minute gift ideas.

Get creative with easy custom calendars

We have a bunch of new templates offering calendar formats that can be customized in various ways. It’s very easy to tweak the calendar formats to suit your needs. Or you can create your own documents or templates featuring a custom calendar:



Some new templates featuring our new calendar object

Download and design away

Instantly download the demo to give it a try:



Click to download Posterino 2.5 demo

Also available in the Mac App Store:



Click to visit Posterino on Mac App Store

Please note, you need at least an Intel Mac and OS X 10.6 or later to cook up your new designs.

And don’t miss the sale!

Posterino 2.5 is a free update for all owners of a Posterino 2 license!

If you not yet own Posterino 2, you might like to know that to celebrate our new milestone, Posterino will go on sale for 19.99 USD. This special price is only available through Sunday, December 11th. Consider it our extended Cyber Monday promotion, in case you didn’t find something outstanding on Black Friday. ;)

Warm wishes to you and yours for a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year.


Sep
'11
07

We are happy to announce the release of Posterino 2.4 featuring the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Added support for OS X 10.7+ Lion Auto Save, Resume, Full-Screen App mode and Versions.
  • You can now press ESC to toggle the full-screen mode.
  • A new document now opens per default in layout mode.
  • Improved the split view between image browser and document. You now can hide the image browser by using the “Hide | Show Image Browser” command from the “View” menu.
  • Updated language support for: Dutch, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
  • Ensured that pasted objects stay within the bounds of the document page.
  • The splitter between the image picker can now be grabbed with the mouse to change the position of the splitter. Also improved the mouse cursors displayed.
  • The menu item ‘Revert to Last Opened Version’ now correctly appears in the Versions menu accessible via the document window title (OS X 10.7+).
  • The progress indicator is now visible when loading and creating a document (OS X 10.6.x).
  • Polished Layout mode behavior and improved performance.
  • Layout mode popup contents is now stable along document or application switches.
  • Various small bug fixes and improvements.

This build is a free update recommended for all users!

To update to the latest version:

  • If you purchased Posterino on the Mac App Store, please fire up the Mac App Store application and go to the Updates tab to update to the latest version of Posterino:

  • In case you purchased Posterino on our site, please use the built-in software updater:

Enjoy the latest version!


May
'11
02

Mac App Store does not allow the distribution of beta software, which is actually a good thing. However, from time to time you might like to run a beta version. For example, we just implemented a “Snap to Guides” feature and made it available as a beta several weeks before the feature actually appeared on the Mac App Store version of Posterino.

In this article I would like to talk about two things:

  1. How to run a Posterino beta version side by side with a copy of Posterino purchased through the Mac App Store.

  2. How to sign up for our beta version e-mail notification service.

Why would you like to run beta software?

Lets talk about why you would like to run beta software in the first place. The reasons are numerous:

  • The Mac App Store review process takes some time and you might like to get your hands on the most current version of Posterino as soon as possible.

  • We implemented a new feature which you (among others) requested and we like to give you the chance to be the first to play with it, like the “Snap to Guides” feature that was requested by many of you. Generally on these occasions we send out invites with a link to a beta version.

  • A beta version fixes a problem you’ve encountered, but this version of Posterino is not yet available on the Mac App Store.
  • You’d simply like to stay on top of the development.
  • You just need the pure thrill of running beta software. In this case, please also contact the local branch of the Beta Addicts Anonymous support group.

Install beta software

First, one word of caution: Some folks really like to get their hands on the latest “bleeding-edge” trunk of some kind of software. But running beta software is clearly not everybody’s business. If you feel uncomfortable with this kind of stuff, just don’t run it! No shame!

This post is made for the folks who like to get their hands dirty and run a backed up system!

To run a beta of Posterino we have to understand one thing: Technically the copy of Posterino purchased through the Mac App Store and the beta (or regular version) downloaded from our site follow two different licensing models.

This boils down to one simple fact: The copy downloaded from our site will stay in demo mode!

However, this does not pose a problem at all, you just have to make sure to use the copy of Posterino purchased through the Mac App Store to export your document without the demo watermark. It’s that simple.

Here’s a more detailed workflow:

  1. Download a beta from our site and unpack the ZIP file.

  2. While finding a place for the beta, don’t override the Mac App Store copy of Posterino in your Applications folder. You have several options here:

    • Put it on your Desktop.
    • Rename it to something like “Posterino-beta” and put it in your Applications folder.
    • Put it somewhere else. Maybe you already have some kind of “Beta Stuff” folder.
  3. To create and edit your Posterino document use the beta version (or your Mac App Store copy).

  4. To export your document switch to your Mac App Store copy of Posterino.

That’s it.

To get rid of the beta

If you are done with the beta copy of Posterino and you don’t need it any longer, just drag it into the trash. That’s it. There are no other files to consider.

In case you accidentally overrode your copy of Posterino from the Mac App Store with a beta or you removed your Mac App Store copy altogether, just install it again using Mac App Store. No big deal.

Our Beta Notification Service

If you’d like to get a short notification e-mail every time we release a new beta of Posterino into the wild, just subscribe to our Notification Service. At our current rhythm, new betas are released two times a month. Of course, you can unsubscribe at any time and we don’t share your data with anyone outside Zykloid Software.


Apr
'11
26

We are happy to announce the release of Posterino 2.3 featuring the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Added alignment guides to help positioning objects on your document. You can inverse the current ‘snap to guides’ mode by holding down the Option key.
  • You can now rotate all selected objects by using the rotation handle of any selected object.
  • Added Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Japanese language support.
  • Added several new articles to the online help regarding the basic Posterino workflow and template handling.
  • Fixed several problems regarding the appearance of templates and paper sizes in the Template Chooser.
  • Solved the case where layout popup windows (HUD) are cut off at the edge of the screen and ensured that the popup controls in the Layout mode (blueprint view) stay on the page when the window gets smaller.
  • Various other bug fixes and small improvements.

This build is a free update recommended for all users!

Depending on where you did make your purchase, open Mac App Store to update:

Or use the built-in updater:

Enjoy the latest version!


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