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MarsEdit 3.7.7: Flickr Privacy Checkbox

April 11th, 2016

MarsEdit 3.7.7 is now available from the MarsEdit home page, and will be submitted to Apple for update on the Mac App Store.

In MarsEdit 3.7.6, I changed the behavior of the Flickr photo browser so that it only showed “public” photos. I had received some requests to omit private photos from the list, and it seemed to make sense: who would want to blog with private photos?

It turns out a few people do in fact keep their photos private by default but take advantage of the fact that even a private photo can be embedded in public blog content.

To satisfy both folks who treat private photos as permanently, 100% not suitable for blogging, and folks who want to occasionally select from among these for their posts, MarsEdit 3.7.7 now features a checkbox:

Image of the MarsEdit media manager window with the

Just check it on or off to suit your preference, and the choice will stick until you choose otherwise.

Complete list of changes:

  • Private Flickr photos can now be included or not at user’s discretion
  • Fix a bug that caused Google/Blogger image uploads to sometimes fail
  • Fix a bug that caused removal of items from Media Favorites to fail
  • Fix terminology used in panel while sending a new or edited post

Enjoy!