Introducing ArtHandler 1.4
ArtHandler 1.4 is faster and uses less storage space and memory. We revised the way key image thumbnails are stored. They now take up much less space than before. ArtHandler 1.4 loads faster and scrolling through a large number of artworks will be smoother. Note that existing thumbnails won’t be affected. But you will benefit from this update with every new artwork you add or new key image you set.
ArtHandler became more future proof. You can now export individual artworks, or the entire ArtHandler database as a JSON file. This may not sound very interesting at first, and you may never use this feature, but if you decided to change your art tracking application one day, all the information you entered into ArtHandler is not locked in. You can export it, and any developer responsible for other applications or web services can provide you with the functionality to import this data. Also, your web developer will know how to deal with JSON data. Finally, JSON is not only machine-readable but also human-readable. You can open JSON files with every text editor across all platforms.
You can now set a default artist. If you are using ArtHandler to track your own artwork, you can now go to ArtHandler’s Preferences pane (via the menu: ArtHandler ‣ Preferences…, or via the keyboard shortcut: ⌘,) and set a default artist. This way, when you add a new artwork, the artist’s name is already pre-set (You can still change it, of course).