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Iexplorer4 icon thumb Phone to Mac - 4.3.3.6

We found that iMessages in the iTunes Backups were not getting read in correctly. They should now show up correctly.

Iexplorer4 icon thumb Minor fixes added to our Windows programs

The Windows versions of Phone to PC, Phone Disk and Dupe Away have all been updated to include various minor fixes and updates. Most notably, Phone to PC now works with iMessages.

Adapter icon 1500x1500 icon thumb Adapter (Mac) - 1.2.2

Adapter (Mac) 1.2.2 includes the following updates:

  • fixed web downloads for sites that default to ".com" in their streams, like CNN and Reuters
  • disable output file size estimations while conversions are in progress
  • display album art in preview panel for audio files
  • hide preview controls in image tab
  • better output preset organization
  • fixed toolbar crash stemming from adding files to source queue
  • added ability to post program reviews on various websites
  • back-end FFmpeg bridge improvements

Adapter icon 1500x1500 icon thumb Adapter (Mac) - 1.2.1

Adapter (Mac) 1.2.1 includes the following updates:

  • fixed back-end issues with bit rates set to "source" option
  • fixed memory issues during video conversions
  • now use only source item thumbnail for video frame progress
  • Growl 1.3.1 support (even those without Growl now see notifications)
  • added preset resolutions for image resizing
  • disabled custom output formats for now
  • fixes for FLV & Ogg output presets (sample rates & channels)

Adapter icon 1500x1500 icon thumb Adapter (Mac) - 1.2

Adapter (Mac) 1.2 is live on macroplant.com. Adapter now looks even better than before. Here are some changes from the last release:

  • real-time output file size estimation
  • all-new easy-to-read media source queue
  • helpful warning for stopping in-progress conversions
  • better video frame capture with full resolution output
  • thumbnails to show progress of conversions
  • fixed issue with conversions from video to Ogg Vorbis
  • fixed default bit rate settings for certain encoders
  • faster encoding when using trimmed output
  • various performance improvements

Macroplant logo icon thumb Phone Disk's icon updated

If your still seeing the yellow Phone Disk icon, hit refresh! We've recently overhauled Phone Disk's icon and we think you'll like it.

Macroplant logo icon thumb Phone Disk and iExplorer - Mac version fixes

A recent iTunes update caused the file transfer aspect of iExplorer (Mac) and Phone Disk (Mac) to fail for some users. iExplorer (Mac) 2.2.1.5 and Phone Disk (Mac) 1.8.7.4 now include updates to resolve this issue.

Macroplant logo icon thumb Website Updated

The Macroplant navigation bar, app icons, and more have been updated.

Adapter icon 1500x1500 icon thumb Adapter (Mac) 1.1

Adapter 1.1 comprises several months of efforts, including:

  • Growl notification support
  • Improved installation
  • All-new source file queue
  • Presets for iPad 2, iPhone 4S and Kindle Fire
  • Matroska (MKV) video output option
  • H.264 video encoding for applicable devices
  • Audio-only presets from videos
  • iPhone M4R ringtone support
  • Conversion percentage in dock icon
  • Better support for Flash MP4 from web
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

Adapter icon 1500x1500 icon thumb Adapter (PC) - 1.0.3.0

Adapter 1.0.3.0 brings the following changes:

  • new video preset for Kindle Fire video conversion
  • better detection of missing components
  • better video & audio previewing for creating clips
  • event logging for faster fixes from user crash reports
  • better video & audio bitrate optimization for various devices
  • bug fixes (keep sending us crash reports!)