• Added support for .webm files


  • Fixed keeping index on thumb delete
  • Fixed index count when folders or other folder type like .app are in folder
  • Preparations / app icon for MacOS Big Sur


  • Fixed drag and drop behaviour when zoomed in
  • decreased doubleclick zoom value
  • Fixed geolocation link in EXIF data


  • Added drag and drop for current image to drag the file outside Phiewer PRO
  • Added dock icon progressbar while audio ac3 decoding for ac3 encoded video files
  • Added a setting to hide controls in the preferences window


  • Don’t show hidden files
  • Don’t navigate when typing a number into slidshow interval field
  • Framework uprade
  • Added window open mainmenu function


  • BetterDark/Light Mode integration. File dialog and system Windows now in selected macos colors
  • Changed fullscreen background to black
  • Change theme on MacOS color theme change
  • Deleted some SlideShow songs for less storage usage
  • Better window close and quit handling


  • Style and positioning fixes for the main image viewport
  • Improved fullscreen shortcut behaviour


  • Fixed a bug that causes a “jumping” transition in the slideshow
  • Changed slideshow default music


  • Fixed a bug when Phiewer stops loading caused by case sensitive APFS


  • Added .svg file support
  • Added aperture information to EXIF data
  • Thumbs getting cached and preloaded now for better performance. Opened folders with large number of images and images with big filesize have increased scrolling performance
  • Thumbs section displays now current folder path when info icon is clicked
  • Changed window design
  • Bugfix: raw files are now printable
  • Bugfix: glitch on settings checkboxes removed
  • Improved panel drag performance
  • Backend framework updates


  • Remember sandboxed folders permissions with security scoped bookmarks. “Allow to open folder” dialog will only appear once per folder.
  • Improved App starting performance.
  • Fixed a bug when “Open with…” dialog sometimes displays not the requested image. Also for dragging files to the App or Dock icon.
  • Changed closing and opening behaviour. App stays active in background on close.


  • Added error logging
  • Added system tab in preferences (splitted settings tab content)
  • Enabling Access to files in Standard Location Pictures


    • Added multi selectable thumbs for deleting
    • Added copying files to clipboard (CMD+c) also multi selectable
    • Add selected image as desktop wallpaper
    • Added printing and PDF export dialog for images
  • UX
    • Customized panel width gets saved for opening Phiewer PRO the next time
    • Customized thumb size gets saved for opening Phiewer PRO the next time
    • Customized window size gets saved for opening Phiewer PRO the next time
    • Added context menu for zooming to -> 100%, 200%…
    • Added Zoom with mousewheel while holding CMD key to mouse pointer position
    • Added zoom value display
    • Added zoom controls now with CMD key
    • Added cursor change to draggable when zoomed in
    • Enable/disable mouswheel scroll behaviour in settings (better usage for Touchpad / Magic Mouse)
    • Enable/disable swipe behaviour for prev next navigation (better usage for Touchpad / Magic Mouse)
    • Selectable double click behaviour for fullscreen or zoom in/out in
  • BUGS
    • Fixed a bug: the setting in the preference pane transition “none” gets now saved correctly


  • Added Touchbar support for MacBook Pro
  • Added black background for videos in fullscreen mode for real cinema feeling 🙂
  • Added a main menu option “Always stay on top”
  • Added a settings options “Show filename” with customization
  • Added functionality for the mousewheel to scroll through images
  • Added an index based quicknav. Now you can enter a number to quick navigate to this image
  • Added functionality to go back to the “Startup Screen”
  • Added scaling mode to the controls. Now you can manually scale your image in the viewport
  • Added settings options for browsing transitions. Now you can customize the effect for switching between images.
  • Added context menu functionality “Show in Finder”
  • Fixed Slideshow zoom effect “Zoom & Pan” with bigger interval numbers
  • Fixed a bug to keep the thumb size after deleting or refreshing the thumbs list
  • Fixed a bug that the Effects section sometimes displays no save buttons on raw images


  • Added HEIF / HEIC image format support for MacOS High Sierra
  • Fixed direct open image bug with a camel capse file name
  • New Setting for deleting audio encoded cached files on app quit
  • New Setting for deleting raw image cached files on app quit
  • Clear ac3 / dts audio cache on reset in Settings
  • Fixed Settings doubleClick behaviour
  • Display remaining time on audio codec conversion
  • Ability to cancel audio codec conversion
  • Fixed open file dialog while decoded video with backdrop ambience is playing
  • Close current panel section filter/effect/adjust states when slideshow starts playing