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CoverLoad 1.2.1 Released — Cache Issues

Last week we received an email from one of our users pointing out that in certain cases images were saved as TIFF instead of JPEG (still with the .jpg extension). So we have fixed that. We have also added a menu option to clear CoverLoad’s cache. It’s as simple as clicking CoverLoad > Cache > Clear Cache (or ⌥⇧⌘C, which is Option+Shift+Command+C). Every image (also thumbnails) is cached and only downloaded again if changed on the remote server. It makes CoverLoad very fast and reduces unneccessary bandwidth. Below is an example output from ExifTool for one of CoverLoad’s downloaded files.

[user:~/Downloads]$ exiftool cover.jpg
ExifTool Version Number         : 11.11
File Name                       : cover.jpg
Directory                       : .
File Size                       : 2002 kB
File Modification Date/Time     : 2018:11:23 11:29:43+07:00
File Access Date/Time           : 2018:11:23 11:29:45+07:00
File Inode Change Date/Time     : 2018:11:23 11:29:44+07:00
File Permissions                : rw-r--r--
File Type                       : JPEG
File Type Extension             : jpg
MIME Type                       : image/jpeg
JFIF Version                    : 1.01
Resolution Unit                 : None
X Resolution                    : 72
Y Resolution                    : 72
Exif Byte Order                 : Big-endian (Motorola, MM)
Color Space                     : sRGB
Exif Image Width                : 2400
Exif Image Height               : 2400
Current IPTC Digest             : d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e
IPTC Digest                     : d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e
Image Width                     : 2400
Image Height                    : 2400
Encoding Process                : Baseline DCT, Huffman coding
Bits Per Sample                 : 8
Color Components                : 3
Y Cb Cr Sub Sampling            : YCbCr4:4:4 (1 1)
Image Size                      : 2400x2400
Megapixels                      : 5.8
What We Have Updated in Version 1.2.1
  • Fixed an issue where cached images were saved as TIFF
  • Added menu bar option to clear cache
Features
  • Search for covers in the iTunes Store in 16 different countries
  • Download standard quality covers (up to 600x600)
  • Download high quality covers (up to 2400x2400)
  • Save covers directly to and anywhere on your Mac
  • Quick access to selected media in the iTunes Store
  • Direct access to the latest and newest covers
  • No ads, no phoning home, no cover-ups

Download CoverLoad 1.2.1 or install the latest version of CoverLoad with MacUpdate. Alternatively you can download CoverLoad with Homebrew: brew cask install coverload.

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