BreezeBrowser Pro 1.12.4 & Downloader Pro 2.6.4 released

BreezeBrowser Pro 1.12.4 and Downloader Pro 2.6.4 were released today 24 March 2023, adding support for new Canon cameras.

BreezeBrowser Pro

BreezeBrowser Pro is a smart tool used by professional photographers to organize, cull and enhance photos.

Video thumbnails (BreezeBrowser Pro 1.12.4 filmstrip view)

What our customers say

I’m an ardent promoter of BB [BreezeBrowser Pro], it’s my beloved file selection and management tool. Adam Trzcionka

I have never encountered a photo manager program better than BreezeBrowser Pro. It does everything you could want, and is designed to be of maximum help to the user. Very few modern programs do that, and none better than BreezeBrowser Pro. Bill Ford

BreezeBrowser Pro 1.12.4

  • adds support for displaying video previews and thumbnails
  • adds support for the display of focus points from the Canon EOS R3, Canon EOS R6 Mark II, Canon EOS R7, Canon EOS R10 and Canon EOS R50
  • fixes an issue displaying portrait orientation images when linking raw+JPEG

Learn more

Downloader Pro

Often used with BreezeBrowser Pro, Downloader Pro minimises the time spent downloading and organising images on your PC.

What our customers say

… nothing can replace BBPro and DLPro for me ūüôā¬† Jen

STILL one of my favorite all times apps. Edward Dombek (Downloader Pro user since 2006)

Downloader Pro 2.6.4

  • Adds support for Canon EOS R3, Canon EOS R6 Mark II, Canon EOS R7, Canon EOS R8, Canon EOS R10 and Canon EOS R50

Learn more

Download, Try, Buy

Both releases are a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased a license within the last 18 months. Users with older licenses will need to buy an upgrade license to use the latest versions of BreezeBrowser Pro and Downloader Pro.

Download BreezeBrowser Pro 1.12.4 and Downloader Pro 2.6.4

Buy licenses

Featured image courtesy of Canon Europe

© Breeze Systems March 2023

Replacing a computer running DSLR Remote Pro

Is it time to replace the computer you use to run DSLR Remote Pro?

Check out these two guides before you start

Choosing a computer for your booth

Breeze Booth (DSLR+Windows) aka DSLR Remote Pro is very efficient, and often runs well on lowered powered devices than apps from other suppliers.

Before getting out your wallet, think about the ways your booth will be used, because this will affect the spec and cost of the computer you need.

  • Do you simply shoot still photos for social events?
  • Will you shoot burst GIFs or video?
  • What about about slow mo and video FX?
  • Will you use filters, background removal or other effects?
  • Do you require lightening fast results, or is a short delay before viewing the images unimportant?

When you are clear about the the services you will offer, Choosing the right computer for your booth helps you find the computer spec which meets your needs.

Making the move

Once you have obtained your new computer, you need to move DSLR Remote Pro from your old machine to the replacement.

Moving Breeze DSLR Remote Pro to a new computer will guide you through this process.

 

© Breeze Systems 2023

Redwoods

Chris and I had a blast in Las Vegas at Booth Mastermind and Photo Booth Expo. It was great to catch up with many of you after three years away.

We are taking a vacation driving part of the Pacific Coast Highway before heading back to the UK on Friday.

We have fallen in love with the laid back sea otters

Many of the Californian state parks along Pacific Coast Highway are closed after the recent storms, but we managed to see the awesome redwoods at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Learning more about these giants was a reminder of National Geographic’s award winning Climbing Redwood Giants (which just happened to use Breeze Multi-Camera)

Once we get home Chris will put the final touches to Breeze Booth for iPad 3.3, which we previewed on the stand at PBX, then move on to the next release of Breeze Booth (DSLR+Windows).

© Breeze Systems 2023

Breeze are back! Photo Booth Expo 2023

Breeze are delighted to be exhibiting at Photo Booth Expo this year. Whether you are a long time Breeze user and regular PBX attendee or new to both, we would love to meet you there.

Photo Booth Expo (PBX ) is the World’s Largest Trade Show for Photo Booth Companies. This year the expo runs from Monday 20th to Thursday 23nd February.

PBX Trade Show opens on Tuesday. You’ll find Chris and I on the trade show floor at Booth 801. When you come to the stand be sure to check out the creative video FX and other fab new features in Breeze Booth for iPad and Breeze Booth (DSLR+Windows).

We are also attending Booth Mastermind at Southpoint on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February.

Chris & Sue

© Breeze Systems February 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) 3.2 adds direct USB connection to Canon cameras

Breeze are delighted to announce the release of  Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) 3.2 today, Wednesday 18th January.  We have also released upgrades to the Breeze companion apps: Event Editor 3.2, Hub 1.2.6.5 and Camera Controller 1.1.4.

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) 3.2 brings you direct USB connection between iPads /iPhones and Canon cameras.

This release also adds the ability to specify the age of photos deleted from the device using Auto Purge at 4am, fixes issues switching between built in cameras using the new iPad 10th Generation, and fixes an issue saving printer filters in Breeze Hub.

Why use  an external camera?

Running an iPad or iPhone booth with a separate Canon DSLR or Mirrorless camera gives you

  • appeal to discerning customers looking for quality
  • better image quality
  • ability to use flash instead of ambient lighting
  • less obtrusive lighting when the booth is not active

Breeze Booth shoots video, stills and GIFs using Canon cameras or cameras built into the device in both landscape and portrait.

Which cameras can I use?

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) supports a huge range of Canon cameras. Choose from most Canon DSLRs, R10, R7, R3, M50 Mk II, M50, M200, M6 Mark II. Booth also supports Canon’s PowerShot SX70 HS, G5 X Mark II & G7 X Mark III Full list

Hot tip: Chris‚Äės pick is the Canon EOS R10. He believes the face detect auto focus gives it great potential for photo booth use.

How easy is it to switch between the iPad camera and a external camera?

Very simple. You switch between internal and external camera in the Breeze Booth app.

  1. Connect your camera to the device running Booth
  2. Switch on the camera
  3. Start the Breeze Booth App, select Camera  from the Home page, and switch on External Camera.

More

Connecting the camera

Connect the camera to the iPad/iPhone with a USB connection. It’s best to have a charging port so you can charge the iPad/iPhone at the same time.

Devices with USB C connection

We recommend using a USB C hub with a USB C charging port so you can charge the device and connect to the camera simultaneously.

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) connected to Canon camera via USB C hub with USB Ccharging port

You can connect devices with USB C connectors directly to the camera, but won’t be able to charge the device at the same time.

Devices with lightning connector

For older devices with lightning connectors, you need a lightning to USB adaptor. We recommend the lightning to USB adaptor has a lightning charging port so you can charge the device and connect to the camera simultaneously.

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) connected to Canon camera via lightning to USB adptor with lightning charging port

Do I still need the Breeze Booth camera controller to use a Canon camera with Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone)?

There’s no need to use the old Windows or Raspberry Pi Camera Controller to connect to an external camera.

Technical Stuff

Cameras Supported: Most Canon DSLRs, R10, R7, R3, M50 Mk II, M50, M200, M6 Mark II, PowerShot SX70 HS, G5 X Mark II & G7 X Mark III. iPad and iPhone front and rear facing integral cameras

Platforms Supported: iPads and iPhones running iPadOS 16, iPadOS 15, iOS 16 and iOS 15

Trial version/While logged out: There’s no need to use a subscription while you test Breeze for iPad or work on new events. Watermarks are added after the first 10 images each day.

Free upgrades: included with all subscriptions.

Download Breeze Booth for iPad 3.2 and try for yourself

© Breeze Systems January 2023

Windows 8.1 support ends for Breeze software

Many of you will know that Microsoft are ended support for Windows 8.1 on January 10th 2023.

Breeze also ended support for our software running on Windows 8.1 on January 10th.

Once Microsoft end Windows 8.1 support, we cannot test or support our products on this operating system safely. We strongly recommend anyone still running Breeze programs on Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 upgrades to Windows 11 as soon as possible.

I’m still running Breeze on Windows 8.1, will the program stop working on January 10th?

If you are already running a Breeze program on Windows 8.1, we don’t expect it to stop working. However we recommend you upgrade your operating system to Windows 11 as soon as possible. Take a copy of both registration name and code, and deactivate the license (where needed) before you start in case of problems.

How do I tell whether my license is activated?

If you are not sure, start the program, click on Help then Register. This will display the registration window. If the license is activated there is a Deactivate.. button in the registration window as below:

Breeze licenses which are activated have a Deactivate… button on the registration screen

If your Breeze license is curently activated, you should deactivate it before upgrading Windows. If you need help, email support@breezesys.com .

Can I still upgrade my old Breeze license?

Any customer with a valid license for a current Breeze product can buy an upgrade license. All our Windows products include at least one year of free upgrades from the date the license was issued.

Copyright Breeze Systems January 2023

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) 3.1.2 adds Pay to Print and Pay to Share

Breeze Booth (iPad+iPhone) 3.1.2,  Breeze Event Editor 3.1.2, Breeze Hub 1.2.6.4 and Breeze Camera Controller 1.1.3 were released today, Tuesday Novemer 8th.

This release introduces the ability to charge to print and/or share images, and improves the reliability of Breeze Hub and Camera Controller connections.

Booth (iPad+iPhone) runs on all iPads and iPhones running iPadOS 16 and iOS 16 as well as iPadOS 15 and iOS 15*.

Booth 3.1.2 also fixes issues where gif_capture and video_capture_loop animations did not loop, and video_overlay.png was applied to the outro section of processed videos without an intro video.

Breeze MDB payment utility can now be used for pay to share video, photos and GIFs as well as prints.

New to Booth for iPad?

Try Breeze for iPad completely free of charge. The demonstration and sample events are free to use as well.

You will find help to get you started, more fabulous free events and tutorials here

There’s also a detailed online manual.

Trial version/While logged out: There’s no need to use a subscription while you test Breeze for iPad or work on new events. Watermarks are added after the first 10 images each day.

Free upgrades: included with all subscriptions.

Booth (iPad+iPhone) runs on all iPads and iPhones running iPadOS 16 and iOS 16 as well as iPadOS 15 and iOS 15.

Videos, slow motion and background removal requiring live view run much better on powerful devices. We strongly recommend using fast recent iPads or iPhones for these events.

Download Breeze Booth for iPad

Existing user?

There’s no charge to upgrade to Booth 3.1.2 and the latest release of the companion apps

© Breeze Systems November 2022

 

 

 

DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1.1 released today

Breeze Booth (DSLR+Windows) aka DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1.1 was released today.

What’s new in 3.18.1.1?

DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1.1 fixes an issue in v3.18.1 where loading a profile could cause the app to crash.

Upgrade to DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1.1 today

DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1.1  is a free upgrade for

  • all registered users of DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1
  • DSLR Remote Pro users who purchased DSLR Remote Pro after 31 October 2021

Customers with older licenses need to buy an upgrade license to use this release.

Download DSLR Remote Pro    Buy DSLR Remote Pro

 

© Breeze Systems November 2022

DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1 released today

Breeze Booth (DSLR+Windows) aka DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1 was released today.

This release expands the choice of images uploaded by DSLR Remote Pro’s File Uploader.

What’s new in 3.18.1?

  • File Uploader can upload both original and cropped/resized versions of the print layout
  • Survey responses can be made available to other apps and scripts by writing them to the Windows registry as soon as the survey has been completed.
  • New event date and event time tokens¬† {eventDate} and {eventId}¬† provide a way to identify events.

This release also fixes issues where ready overlay screen images were cropped when using profiles and animated GIFs,  and email attachments for processed photos and thumbnails not being sent unless the original photos were selected.

Upgrade to DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1 today

DSLR Remote Pro 3.18.1 is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased DSLR Remote Pro after 31 October 2021. Customers with older licenses need to buy an upgrade license to use this release.

Download DSLR Remote Pro    Buy DSLR Remote Pro

 

© Breeze Systems November 2022

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