Darkroom Core & Pro 9.3 Downloads and Release Notes

Darkroom Core & Pro 9.3 Downloads and Release Notes

Important: Microsoft has discontinued support of Windows 7 and 8, therefore Darkroom can no longer support these operating systems. For best results, please update to Windows 10.
Trial Mode: If you would like to try out Darkroom Core or use an unlicensed copy to design templates, click the download button below and install Core. When you launch the software, skip the activation and the software will go into trial mode.  In trial mode, Core is not time limited but does watermark any prints or email output with our logo.

Maintenance Plan: Darkroom Pro and Core 9.3 includes 1 year of software updates and support, also called your software maintenance plan. An additional year of updates and support (maintenance) is $95 for for Darkroom Core Edition and $195 for Darkroom Pro. When your maintenance plan expires, your software will continue to function, but you will not have access to support or the latest versions. If your maintenance has been expired for more than a year, the upgrade price goes to $195 for Core and $495 for Pro.


New features in 9.3

  1. Support for remove.bg
  2. Drag and drop auto insert image placement in Panoramic and multi-image templates
  3. Auto camera detection
  4. Command hot folder adds template and text addition to Pro and AE
  5. Support for Photoshop droplets
  6. Camera Control
  7. Darkroom Email Server
  8. Postmark Email Service
  9. Scan QR codes on Quick Import - (big time saver!)
  10. Activation Codes for Pro - Eliminates need for hardware key (dongle)
  11. Dropbox is no longer required to send a text message via Twilio


Build 9.3.2736 (9/12/22)
 
Added
  1. Allows variables in Digital download folder and filename
  2. Remove.bg foreground types  (defaults to person)
  3. Color picker
  4. QR Code scan on Quick Import
Fixed
  1. Issue with dongle upgrades
  2. Better recovery if an email could not go out due to the account credentials being wrong, it properly retries when you correct and then push test button in setup
  3. 2 3.5x5 on 5x7 media cut for DS620
  4. QR Code scan on Quick Import
  5. Media remaining  correction for DNP DS40, DS80 and RX1



Build  9.30.2711 (07/12/2022)

Added

  1. Built in Darkroom email server (must be within a maintenance plan)
  2. Postmark email service
  3. Fujifilm LP9700 wet lab (Pro only)



Build  9.30.2682 (06/20/2022)

Added

  • Adds ability to search by EXIF Comment + Copyright, just EXIF Comment (existing feature) or just EXIF Copyright.  Now fully supports Canon and Nikon images using Foolography tagging device.
    • Using a barcode scanner will automatically search based on the last used search field, so it would work with Foolography images
  • Adds all menu options for showing Exif Comment and/or Copyright on Library Page and Workshop Page
  • Allows variables in Digital Media output folder and filename format; allows string replacement in folder name

 
Fixed
  • Fixes specification of metric print sizes in Auto Input Command files.  Also allows "cm" suffix to be used
  • fixes an issue where Find Next and Find Previous (the two arrow buttons beside the Find Image on Library Page) were not working (affected by a change March 2022).  Now Find Next / Find Prev continue through other images which may also satisfy the search.
  • fixes crash when Sinfonia CS2 and Ciaat Brava 21 drivers are both enabled AND either printer model is attached.  You still cannot use both at the same time, but you can freely swap between the two between runs of the application

 





Build  9.30.2676 (05/06/2022)
Pro 9.30.2676
Assembly 9.30.2676

Added
  1. Fuji ASK300 printer support
  2. Support added for new Canon cameras
    1. EOS R3
    2. PowerShot G5X Mark II
    3. PowerShot G7X Mark III
    4. PowerShot SX70 HS
  3. Added 10x12.5 print size (same aspect ratio as 8x10 for 10-inch roll)
  4. Added Copy Exif Data setting to raster printers and Generic Roll Printer
Fixed
  1. Improved Supported Cameras list
  2. Added Copy Exif Data setting to raster printers and Generic Roll Printer
  3. Err 70 problem on Canon R6
  4. Auto-detects camera attachment even if on setup pages
  5. Improved Windows 11 licensing




Build  9.30.2651 (12/08/2021)
Pro 9.30.2651
Assembly 9.30.2651

Added
  1. Camera Control
    • Option to save to card and import which allows for a preview on camera.
    • With Canon shooting RAW+jpg leaves the RAW on the card and only imports the JPG. (Nikon still imports both for now)
    • Save settings and auto restore camera settings

Fixed

  1. Color profiles were not correctly applied with some printer in Windows 10



Build  9.30.2641 (10/05/2021)
Pro 9.30.2641
Assembly 9.30.2641

Added
  • Built-in Driver for the DNP QW410
Fixed
  • Searching in the Photo Workshop selected the thumbnail but image was not displayed in the main window
  • An issue with data naming on export in AE


Build  9.30.2639 (09/08/2021)

Added

  • New built in driver for Sinfonia CS2



Build  9.30.2635 (08/05/2021)
Assembly 9.30.2635

Fixed

  • Miscellaneous issues in regard to Remove.bg and image editing
  • Various error messages regarding upgrades clarified



Build  9.30.2624 (07/08/2021)
Assembly 9.30.2624

Fixed

  • Resolved several issues when using remove.bg




Build  9.30.2619 (06/22/2021)

Assembly 9.30.2619

Added

  • New icon to indicate image was processed by remove.bg

Fixed

  • Image attributes (color correction, exposure, rotation, etc.) work correctly on images processed with remove.bg
  • Speed keys Tab and ` now work correctly in Photo Workshop

 




Build  9.30.2615 (06/16/2021)


Fixed
  1. Corrected display of remove.bg icon in AE



Build  9.30.2611 (06/03/2021)


Fixed
  1. Minor bug fixes to the auto-upgrade process



Build  9.30.2606 (06/01/2021)

Core 9.30.2606


New features

  1. Support for remove.bg
  2. Drag and drop auto insert image placement in Panoramic and multi-image templates
  3. Auto camera detection
  4. Command hot folder adds template and text addition to Pro and AE
  5. Support for Photoshop droplets
  6. Activation Codes for Pro - Eliminates need for hardware key (dongle)
  7. Dropbox is no longer required to send a text message via Twilio



Upgrade Instructions
Darkroom Core and Pro version 9.3 was released on June 1, 2021. If you are within your one-year maintenance and support window (purchased 9.2 after June 1, 2020), then you are eligible for a free upgrade - download version 9.3 and follow the prompts to install. If you purchased or upgraded a dongle after June 1, 2020 please email support@darkroomsoftware.com with a copy of your proof of purchase for upgrade instructions. If you purchased 9.2 before June 1, 2020 or if you have an older version, you can purchase an upgrade from within your Darkroom Core or Pro software. To start the upgrade process download and install version 9.3 and follow the prompts. Your computer will need an internet connection to complete the payment process.

Upgrade pricing for Darkroom Core
9.2 to 9.3 = $95
9.1 to 9.3 = $295
Upgrade pricing for Darkroom Pro
9.2 to 9.3 = $195
9.1 to 9.3 = $495


If you need additional assistance please email support@darkroomsoftware.com or during business hours call 214-390-3258 and leave a message and a support specialist will contact you (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm Central)
















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