Lemke Software’s GraphicConverter 9.6 is a powerful update to its image utility for OS X that offers the ability to export in almost 80 different formats. GraphicConverter is a universal image editing program that features image conversion from more than 200 graphic file formats. Version 9.6 offers:

* Ability to open files in 200 graphics formats
* Ability to export in almost 80 different formats
* Import directly from camera (also RAW)
* Catalog generation (web, print, picture)
* TWAIN and image capture interface for scanners
* Direct support of the photo services Google+, Flickr, and Locr
* Graphical file and picture browser
* Slide show functions
* Powerful batch processor feature
* Support for Applescript
* Express picture enhancement function
* Basic functions for editing pictures
* Advanced functions, effects, and filters for picture manipulation
* Plug-in architecture
* Color management with ColorSync and ICC profiles
* 3D image support
* Enhancement and creation of pictures for user on the Internet
* Supports the latest technologies of the different Mac OS versions
* Support for the JPEG2000 format
* Multilingual (12 available languages)
* Image verifier, which can regularly verify images on NAS devices
Ability to browse local copies on cloud services like DropBox, SkyDrive, Copy, Amazon Cloud and Google Drive

In addition to its broad number of new options, GraphicConverter has made several significant updates to existing features within its popular image utility app. They are:

* Display in Open Street Map will now show a marker
* Added automatic rename option to overwrite dialog
* Brush tool supports pressure of sensitive pen
* Additional custom scale display mode to slideshow
* Improved mime decoding
* Scale dialog
* Optional exif data indicator to browser
* Additional sort into subfolder option
* Added import/export support for XMP data in JPEG2000 compatible to Photoshop
* Added help tags to the icons in the browser thumbnails
* Redesigned iptc export and import in convert and modify
* Improved CMYK PSD import
* Import of CMYK PSD with alpha added
* Improved display of profile details in the information window
* TIFF import supports now in addition CMYK uncompressed with alpha channel
* Added support for pixeltype 6 and 16 bit per channel to deltavision import
* Added detection of exif data in the browser thumbnail area for PSD and webp
* Corrupt GPS data will no longer be reported as file has gps
* Norwegian translation updated
* Import of optional alpha channel from Adobe TIFFs with alpha channel only in Adobe Image Resource Block added
* Iptc keywords etc. can separated by space as option
* Convert and modify will apply the selected file filter to the subfolders during the conversion, too
* Added display of JPEG file quality.

GraphicConverter 9.6 requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later. It costs US$39.95 and is available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Photography category. It can also be directly purchased online from the Lemkesoft website (http://www.lemkesoft.com/).

GraphicConverter 9.6 is a free update for all customers of version 9.x. Upgrades from older versions of GraphicConverter are available for $25.95.