Amadine for macOS Release Notes

To update, use Check for Updates option under Amadine menu.

Users of the Mac App Store version: update in the Store.

What's new in Amadine v1.1.1

  • Amadine now runs natively on Apple Silicon M1 chip.
  • The Duplicate command now inserts the copy directly over the original shape, without an offset.
  • Minor interface tweaks for macOS 11 Big Sur.

What's new in Amadine v1.1

  • New feature: The Simplify tool for removing unnecessary anchor points without significantly affecting the original path.
  • Fixed an issue where the Edit > Transformations menu commands would not apply when the entire text was selected in a text box.
  • Fixed a problem where Shift and Option keys pressed together would not work properly when resizing shapes.
  • Minor internal improvements.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.9

  • New feature: The Select > Same menu commands can be used to select objects with similar properties—stroke, fill color and other.
  • Texts no longer disappear after expanding imported PDFs.
  • Improves the way the Expand operation is applied to texts that have stoke, fill or other effects.
  • It is now possible to lock/unlock, show/hide selected elements in the Layers panel using the context menu.
  • Some usability improvements in the Layers panel.
  • Arrow keys now always apply to objects selected on the canvas, they can no longer be used to navigate the Inspector.
  • Fixes an issue where text filled with an image would display incorrectly after changing alignment.
  • Fixes a number of bugs where shapes filled with PDF images display incorrectly.
  • Fixes crashes when drawing short lines using a graphic tablet.
  • Fixes some issues where text could display incorrectly when opening a documents.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.8

  • A new text editing engine is now used instead of Apple’s standard editor.
  • Raster images and gradient fills are now preserved after expanding imported PDFs.
  • Improved rendering for Shadow and Glow effects.
  • Text pasted from the Clipboard becomes a regular text instead of scalable text.
  • Objects on hidden layers are no longer displayed in the Outline View.
  • Fixed a crash happening after selecting certain fonts.
  • The Path Width tool now works correctly with the endpoints of a path.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.7

  • Fixed a number of rendering problems arising after the Expand operation.
  • When exporting to PDF, the Inner Shadow effect is now clipped by the shape’s outline correctly.
  • The Esc key can now be used to exit the Isolation Mode.
  • Fixed a problem with rotating shapes using the Transform operation.
  • Fixed a bug where shapes would change their order after the Knife tool.
  • By holding down the Option key, it’s now possible to cut along a straight line with the Knife tool.
  • Fixed a bug with path segments missing after expanding imported EPS graphics.
  • Tool mode buttons on the Control bar now work correctly in the Full Screen mode.
  • Raster effects DPI settings now apply correctly when exporting documents to vector formats.
  • Text alignment now works properly for distortable text with two or more lines.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.6

  • Fixed the problem with changing colors in the Gradient tool.
  • The Transparent Background option in PNG and TIFF export now works correctly.
  • The Eyedropper tools now works properly with objects inside groups.
  • Improved import from SVG and export to EPS.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.5

  • Improvements in SVG import and export.
  • Fixes a bug with the Make Compound Path command not working.
  • Fixes export of sheets in the Mac App Store version.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.4

  • Resolves a problem with the Color Picker not working properly.
  • Addresses an issue where the text could draw incorrectly in the text editing mode.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.3

  • When opening a document, the program now restores its latest zoom and canvas position.
  • EPS files can be imported as editable vector images.
  • The Effects Quality setting in the Document Settings can be used to adjust on-screen drawing quality for better performance.
  • The Sheets panel now displays sheet numbers along with their names.
  • Exporting of multi-sheet documents has been improved.
  • The arrowhead sizes can be adjusted in a wider range.
  • Invisible shapes and layers are no longer included into PDF export.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.2

  • The Eraser, Scissors and Knife tool can be used with the Shift key for erasing/cutting in a straight line.
  • It is now possible to change an anchor from Corner to Smooth by double-clicking on it.
  • Changes in the Sheets panel: Double-click a sheet's name to change it, or next to the name to switch to that sheet.
  • Changes in the Layers panel: Double-click a name to change it, or next to the name to show the shape on the canvas.
  • The behavior of sliders has been improved.
  • Snapping can be temporarily disabled by holding down the Cmd key when moving a shape.
  • When exporting a document, the document’s name is now used instead of “Untitled”.
  • Holding down the Shift key now increases or decreases a stepper’s value by 10.
  • It is now possible to exit the application using Cmd+Q with the Welcome Window open.
  • The SVG Fill option has been removed from Image Fill options as redundant.
  • Changing stroke width with [ and ] keys now works in all drawing tools (Pen, Rectangle, Rounded Rectangle, Ellipse, Polygon, Star, Line, Arc).
  • Newly added sheets are now centered in the window.
  • In the Sheets tool, the selected sheet can be moved with the arrow keys.
  • When exporting to TIFF and PNG, it is possible to choose between the transparent or white background.
  • When importing from SVG, the image would shift with respect to the canvas – this has been fixed.
  • Fixed an issue where the currently selected tool would reset to Move after switching to another application with the Cmd+Tab shortcut.
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect closing of a path with the Modify > Path > Close command.
  • Fixed a number of bugs related to exporting and Expand operations.

What's new in Amadine v1.0.1

  • Touch Bar controls for the Arc tool have been added.
  • Redesigned Touch Bar controls for the Star and Polygon tools.
  • Constrained movement with Shift now uses 45 degree increments instead of 15 degree.
  • Fixes some memory leaks.
  • Fixes a problem where changing a slider on the Touch Bar would not update the cursor respectively.
  • Other bug fixes and usability improvement.