[Newsletter] Announcements from Alchemy Mindworks

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 1. *Graphic Workshop Professional 15 Revision 10 * (new this weekend)
 2. *Calendar Wizard 15 Revision 2*(additional notification)
 3. *Replying to this Message, List Removal and Details*


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    Graphic Workshop Professional 15 Revision 10

<http://www.mindworkshop.com/gwspro.html>


*Graphic Workshop Professional 15* has been updated.

*In this release: *

  * *Move and Copy:* A bug that could cause the Move and Copy function
    of Graphic Workshop to crash if it was initiated from a browser in
    smart thumbnail mode under some configurations of Windows has been
    stomped... mercilessly and totally. These things always turn up two
    hours after we release an update... count on it.

    Check the Help → About window — if you have revision 9 or earlier
    installed, we strongly recommend downloading and installing this update.
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 From the previous release:*
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  * WebP Security:**TheGraphic Workshop PNG library has been updated to
    the latest release, 1.4.0. We'd like to take this opportunity to
    urge all users of Graphic Workshop to update to this release.

  * Crop:**Graphic Workshop's Crop window now has a constrain feature.
    Hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard when you draw a cropping
    selection rectangle to constrain it to be a perfect square.

  * Archive Manager: The Graphic Workshop installer now includes file
    associations for all the archive formats supported by Archive Manager.

  * Anti-tampering: One of the integral anti-tampering strategies
    included in Graphic Workshop has been hardened to make it even more
    difficult to get around.

  * Screen Capture:The Graphic Workshop Camera screen capture has been
    updated. It now occupies somewhat less memory. The Manual Selection
    mode includes a constrain feature, just like Graphic Workshop's Crop
    window, above. A spurious window frame that could appear in the
    Manual Selection mode under some configurations of Windows has been
    disabused of this behavior.

  * Re-View: Hold down Ctrl and Shift and hit T on your keyboard to
    re-view the most recently viewed picture in your current Graphic
    Workshop browser window.

  * Runtime: The installer for the 64-bit edition now includes
    msvcp140.dll, which is part of the Microsoft redistributable
    runtime. It's supposed to be installed with Windows, but we've
    encountered several reports of late by users who found it was
    missing, and were thus prevented from using Graphic Workshop.

    We're reasonably certain that having an extra copy of msvcp140.dllin
    Graphic Workshop's parent folder won't result in any problems. In
    the event that we turn out to be wrong in this regard, and you see
    an error message when you run Graphic Workshop that mentions it,
    please contact us.

Click on the blue button to download Graphic Workshop Professional 15.

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If you haven't done so previously, we recommend that you install the 
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and disable the Smart Screen blue window of doom 
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prior to downloading Alchemy Mindworks software.


    Download <http://www.mindworkshop.com/gwspro.html#download>


      Upgrades

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If you have registered or upgraded a registration for Graphic Workshop 
14, we invite you to upgrade to Graphic Workshop Professional 15 for 
*half the current new-user price.
*

Click on the blue button below to visit the upgrade page.

    Upgrade <http://www.mindworkshop.com/upgrade.html>


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    Calendar Wizard 15 Revision 2



<http://www.mindworkshop.com/calwiz.html>


*Calendar Wizard 15* has been updated.

*In this release:
*

  * *PNG Security:* The Calendar Wizard PNG library has been updated to
    the latest release, 1.6.43. We'd like to take this opportunity to
    urge all users of Calendar Wizardto update to this release.

  * *JPEG:* The Calendar WizardJPEG library has been updated to version
    3.0.2 to address a security issue. We'd like to take this
    opportunity to urge all users of Calendar Wizardto update to this
    release.

  * *WebP:*Calendar Wizard's WebP library has been updated to version
    1.3.2 to address a security issue. We'd like to take this
    opportunity to urge all users of Calendar Wizardto update to this
    release.

  * *Registration Key Window:* To assist users of Alchemy Mindworks'
    software who encounter issues with the Registration Key window, it
    now includes helpful audio prompts. It talks. You'll see a message
    to this effect when you open it to update Calendar Wizard.

    We hasten to add that if you don't find the spoken prompts as cool
    as we did, you can disable them in the initial prompt window, or in
    Calendar Wizard's Registration Key window by clicking on Silence.

    Disabling the spoken prompts in any Alchemy Mindworks application
    will disable them for all our software, for the rest of time... or
    until you explicitly turn them back on by clicking on Sound in the
    Registration Key window.

  * *Drawing Engine:* Improves the performance of Calendar Wizard's
    drawing engine.

  * *Performance: *Addresses a number of GDI and performance issues that
    software developers never really stop meddling with.


Click on the blue button to download Calendar Wizard 15.

If you haven't done so previously, we recommend that you install the 
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<https://blog.mindworkshop.com/alchemy-mindworks/installing-the-alchemy-mindworks-certificate/> 
and disable the Smart Screen blue window of doom 
<https://blog.mindworkshop.com/windows/disabling-windows-smart-screen-for-downloads/> 
prior to downloading Alchemy Mindworks software.


    Download <http://www.mindworkshop.com/calwiz.html>


      Upgrades

If you have registered or upgraded a registration for Calendar Wizard14, 
we invite you to upgrade to Calendar Wizard15 for *half the current 
new-user price*.

Click on the blue button below to visit the upgrade page.


    Upgrade <http://www.mindworkshop.com/upgrade.html>


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