We released a new version of APFill 5.3, an ink and toner coverage calculation tool.
In this version:
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TimeToPhoto enables you to print timestamps on photos, automatically rename JPG files and copy photos into folders according to the creation time/date value stored in the EXIF section of each JPG file.
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TimeToPhoto 2.5. has been released. This version offers improved compatibility with Windows 7 and greater speed of photo processing. We have also added a new feature for saving the current photo with a text label. So not only can you automatically label several images at once, but also save photos editing the label and its parameters for each of them individually.
APBackup 3.5 features a synchronization mode for modes without compression, i.e. copy and FTP copy modes.
When in the synchronization mode, APBackup creates an archive and updates it each time the corresponding task is started, so the archive becomes an exact copy of the source after each task launch. The synchronization mode is normally used for archives without a date format , as the mod implies that the same archive is updated every time.
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Users often use APBackup for making complete backups where files are saved to the same folder or a new archive each time a backup is made using the date format and the archive depth value. However, if you need to back up a lot of data (dozens of gigabytes, for instance) every day, it may take a lot of time and slow down your system in spite of the fact that APBackup features a mechanism that allows you to control the CPU load (by giving the backup process a lower priority and enabling automatic pauses during the backup process).
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APFill is intended for calculating toner/ink coverage in PDF or PS files. It allows you to estimate the cost of printing a specific file. APFill separately measures CMYK, as well as up to 8 other colors in a file. Besides, APFill can also calculate ink coverage for bitmap formats, such as TIFF, JPG and BMP in the RGB or grayscale mode, which can be useful for printing on a black and white printer or for measuring the density of CMYK components that were separated and saved in a TIFF file, for example.
Besides the standard mode, when the user opens a file, measures it and gets the coverage calculation results, APFill has an automatic mode and can be started from the command line with various parameters.
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APBackup allows you to start the backup process only when a specific condition is met. In the current version of the program, this can be either presence or absence of a specific file or folder at the moment the task is executed.
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Each task in APBackup can be started automatically according to a schedule. A standard set of schedules is available: daily, on specific days of the week, monthly, run once.
The program also offers special scheduling options described below.
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Today, we will look at the process of backing up the program settings of APBackup.
The program saves settings in two files:
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