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postcardCafe Atelier   Ver 1

   for macOS

“postcardCafe Atelier" can quickly make postcards from the registered address book. On the back of the postcard you can arrange your favorite pictures freely or make it a background picture. You can also write notes and correspondence freely.
 Postcard style supports both vertical and horizontal type. We also support Air Mail.
 The address list to be registered is taken from “Contacts.app".
 All created data can be saved. “iCloud Drive" is also supported as a save destination. You can also use saved data to read and print on a well-equipped Mac printing environment.
 Attach the card being displayed using the sharing function to e-mail etc. Also, export the displayed card as PDF or image.

About the Postcard Size

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Supported postcard sizes are "100 mm x 148 mm" and "148 mm x 100 mm".
Other sizes are not supported.

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About Language and Regional Information of Mac

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Depending on the setting of language and regional information, the types of postcards that can be used are limited.

Language:

Japanese

Regional information:

Japan

All postcards can be used.

Language:

Japanese

Regional information:

Other than Japan

Vertical postcards cannot be used. Note 1

Language:

Other than Japanese

Regional information:

Japan

All postcards can be used.

Language:

Other than Japanese

Regional information:

Other than Japan

Vertical postcards cannot be used. Note 1

Note 1: It can be set so that it can be used in the preferences setting.

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About Contacts.app

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For data to be obtained from Contacts.app, an address must be registered. Data for which an address is not registered is ignored.
There are three types of valid addresses, "Home", "Work", and "Other".

"Smart Group" of Contacts.app cannot be imported.

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The address and name are fictitious.

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About Printing

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Only single-sided printing is supported for printing. Duplex printing is not supported.
For printing, select "Postcards Borderless" or "PostCard" in the page setting.

Note: Depending on the type of printer, it may not be possible to print correctly with "100%" enlargement. In this case please change the scale. You can quickly adjust the scale by using "Adjust print scale" of "Environment setting".

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The address and name are fictitious.

About Sender Information

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The sender information is saved only in the sandbox.
The application "postcardCafe Atelier" does not send sender information to any other location. The sender information will only be used for sender's display of postcards.
The registered sender information can be erased with the "Erase" button in the information on the sender information sheet.

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The address and name are fictitious.

Example of Creation

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Sample on Front Side

The address and name are fictitious.

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Sample on Back Side

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Main Specifications

  • MacOS 64-bit processor, macOS 10.11 or later
  • Sandbox support.
  • iCloud Drive support.
  • Dark mode is not supported.

Postcard Size

  • 100 mm x 148 mm
  • 148 mm x 100 mm
    Sizes other than the above are not supported.

Postcard Type

  • Supports Air Mail.
  • Supports Japanese and English formats.
  • Supported official postcards (vertical type) and New Year's postcards (vertical type). Note 1
    Note 1: Japanese postcard.

Main Function

Address Book

  • The address book can be imported from the Contacts.app.
  • Supports functions equivalent to smart groups in "Contacts.app".
    Other imports are not supported.

Sender Information

  • Up to 5 sender information can be registered.

Front Side Editing

  • Supports editing recipient's address and name.
  • Supports editing titles.
  • Support postcard with message field.
    Supports font, font size, font color, font style editing.
    Supports border change.
    Supports changing line spacing.
    Supports image attachment and resizing.
    Supports attachment of lists and tables.

Back Side Editing

  • Supports background image setting.
    Supports rotation, zoom, trimming.
    Supports adjustment of transparency.
  • Up to 5 images can be attached.
    Support movement and resizing.
    Supports changing the border and corner rounding.
    Supports right rotation, left rotation, 180 degree rotation, free rotation.
  • Up to 5 memos can be attached.
    Supports font, font size, font color editing.
    Supports right rotation, left rotation, 180 degree rotation, free rotation.
  • Supports message field setting.
    Support movement and resizing.
    Supports font, font size, font color, font style editing.
    Supports changing line spacing.
    Supports image attachment and resizing.
    Supports attachment of lists and tables.
    Support change of background color and transparency.

Save

  • All data can be saved.

File Load

  • Only postcardCafe Atelier files can be load.

Printing

  • Only single-sided printing is supported.
    Duplex printing is not supported.

Others

  • Supported image formats
    Jpg, png, tiff, gif, bmp
  • Images can be imported by dragging and dropping.
    It supports importing from photos.app.
  • The address book supports searching.
  • The group and name columns of the address book can be sorted.
  • Attach the card being displayed using the sharing function to e-mail etc.
  • Export the displayed card as PDF or image.
  • The sender address can be hidden.
  • The recipient address can be hidden.

Version Information

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Version

Release Date

Compatibility

Content

1.3.0

Jan 30, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Stamps can be displayed.
2. Supports functions equivalent to smart groups.
  Contacts that match the conditions described in the note field of “Contacts.app” can be imported.
  A list of conditions described in the note field is displayed.
3. Added support for address format in which street address is described in "Further Divisions" of “Contact.app”.
  Note: For Japanese address notation.
4. ”Custom" was added to "Address Type" when importing contacts.
5. The address book is sorted and displayed.
6. The address book is sorted in a localized sort order.
7. The sender's address and name can be hidden.
8. The address and name of the recipient can be hidden.

1.2.4

Jan 4, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed the bug that sometimes it was not possible to get groups correctly from Contacts.app when creating an address book.
2. Fixed the bug that the stamp frame and postal code frame may be displayed when generating print data.
3. Fixed a bug that the scroll bar of the address book was not displayed.
4. Fixed a bug that the searched cell might not scroll when searching the address book.

1.2.3

Dec 13, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug where the dot mark indicating that the recipient's address and name was changed may not be displayed correctly.

1.2.2

Dec 7, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Improved the reading process of sender information. Stability is improved.
2. Fixed a bug that files saved in version 1.2 or earlier may not be converted correctly.
• Saved files that do not have back-side information are targeted.

1.2.1

Dec 4, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug that the back side editing might not finish when the letter view is set.

1.2.0

Dec 1, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Files saved with "postcardCafe Atelier" version 1.2.0 or earlier will be updated.
• An update guide is displayed when the saved file is loaded. Please update.
• File compatibility with the “postcardCafe Atelier” for iOS and iPadOS to be released will be available.
• Note 1: Once updated, it cannot be read by "postcardCafe Atelier" version 1.2.0 or earlier.
• Note 2: There is no need to update the file saved as a template.
2. Changed the image file saving format. The storage capacity of the saved file is reduced.
3. Fixed a bug in the rotation and transfer of the image attached to the back side.
4. Fixed minor bugs.

1.1.3

Sep 8, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. The attached stamp was updated in 2020.
2. Fixed minor bugs.

1.1.2

Apr 2, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. When importing address from Contacts .app, selecting "All Contacts" may not import correctly, so the bug was fixed.

1.1.1

Mar 28, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. An explicit announcement is now displayed when a valid address can not be obtained from Contacts.app.

1.1.0

Feb 20, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Attach the card being displayed using the sharing function to e-mail etc.
2. Export the displayed card as PDF or image.
3. The address and name field can be transfer.

1.0.2

Jan 8, 2019

macOS 10.11 or later

1. The layout and font size of the address and name field are revised.
2. A minor bug was fixed.

1.0.1

Dec 29, 2018

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a problem that the note field of contact .app was imported.
2. Fixed a problem that the selected cell is hidden outside the display area when selecting the address book with the “Next address" button and “Previous address" button.
3. Fixed a problem that cells that were checked OFF can not be selected after sorting.
4. Fixed a bug that the department name can not be edited when the destination is organization name (company name).
5. When the recipient's address or name is edited, the display color of the address book changes.
6. Help file updated.
7. A minor bug was fixed.

1.0.0

Dec 7, 2018

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Release

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