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Adapter (Mac) - 1.3

Adapter (Mac) 1.3 is a huge update, which includes a major graphic overhaul and all-new functionality. Here's the juicy details:

  • all-new interface appearance
  • simplified single source queue for all media conversions
  • codec passthrough support for faster conversions when using same-as-source settings
  • all-new Active Preview real-time display to show current settings effects
  • convenient recently used presets category
  • quickly determine whether a conversion will succeed given current settings
  • faster multi-thread, multi-core conversion back-end
  • color-coded status icons to quickly determine each source file status
  • dynamic, collapsible output settings panels based on output preset type
  • improved source media file validation when adding to source queue
  • codec passthrough support for faster conversions when using same-as-source settings
  • smoother experience for downloading necessary updated components
  • prevent floating point resolutions from appearing in source queue using custom values
  • fixed bugs stemming from FFmpeg changes in 5.1 and H.264 format handling

Phone to PC

Phone to PC fixes some decoding issues with images and music databases in older iPod devices.

Phone Disk (Mac) 1.881

Phone Disk version 1.881 fixes a bug preventing devices with commas in their file names from being mounted in the file system.

Phone to Mac -

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

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 (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 (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 (Mac) - 1.2

Adapter (Mac) 1.2 is live on 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

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.

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) and Phone Disk (Mac) now include updates to resolve this issue.