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Specification

Main Specifications

  • macOS 64-bit processor
  • Sandbox compatible
  • Compatible with iCloud Drive

Postcard Size

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

Postcard Type

  • Supports official postcards (Vertical type) and "Nenga" postcards (Vertical type). *1
  • Supports vertical and horizontal writing in the address and name fields. *1
  • Supports postcards (horizontal).
  • Support Airmail.
  • Supports Japanese and English formats.
    *1 Only Japanese

Main Function

Create an Address Book

  • Import from Contacts.app.
  • manual input.
  • Import a vCard file.
  • Import CSV file.
    Since the items to be imported from the CSV file can be specified, many formats can be supported.

Address Book Editing

  • Supports add, edit and delete.

Save Address Book

  • Supports exporting vCard files.

Sender Information (Optional)

  • Up to 5 sender information can be registered.

Front Side Editing

  • Supports editing recipient address and name.
  • Support for editing salutations.
  • Support joint names. *1
    English format and Air Mail do not support joint names.
  • Supports postcards with message fields.
    • Edit font, font size, font color, font style.
    • Change the border of the message field.
    • Change line spacing.
    • Attaching and resizing images.
    • Attached list and table.
      *1 Only Japanese

Back Side Editing

  • Support setting background image.
    • Rotate, Move, Zoom, Crop
    • Adjust transparency.
  • Supports attachment of up to 5 images.
    • Move and Resize.
    • Change the roundness of borders and corners.
    • Right rotation, Left rotation, 180 rotation, Free rotation.
  • Supports message field.
    • Vertical and Horizontal writing.
    • Move and Resize.
    • Edit font, font size, font color, font style.
    • Change line spacing.
    • Attaching and resizing images.
    • Change background color and transparency.
  • Supports attachment of notes.
    • Transfer.
    • Right rotation, Left rotation, 180 rotation, Free rotation.
    • Edit font, font size and font color.

Printing

  • Supports single-sided printing only.
    Duplex printing is not supported.

Export a Postcard Image.

  • Support PDF and jpg for export format.
  • The image to be exported can be selected from the displayed postcard or all postcards.
  • Supports selection of both sides and back side.
  • A file name is automatically assigned to the saved file.
  • Attachment to SNS etc. becomes easy.

Save

  • Save all data.

Load

  • Only ``postcardCafe Atelier'' files can be read.

Others

  • supported image formats.
    jpg, png, tiff, gif, bmp
  • Images can be imported by dragging and dropping.
    Supports importing from photos.app.
  • Supports address book searches.
  • Address book group and name fields support sorting.
  • Supports hiding sender address and name and recipient address and name.
  • Supports management of history (received/issued).

Version Information

Version

Release Date

Compatibility

Content

2.0.0

Jul 29, 2023

macOS 10.13 or later

1. Improved operability.
After selecting the postcard type, you can immediately create an address book and start printing.
2. Sender information is now optional.
3. In addition to importing from Contacts.app, "manual entry", "importing vCard file", and "importing CSV file" have been added as ways to create an address book.
4. Added support for editing, adding, and deleting address books.
5. Changes to the address and name on the postcard will be reflected in the address book.
6. The address selected in the address book can be exported as a vCard file.
7. Improved the ability to export postcards as images.
The displayed postcard or all postcards (to be printed) can be selected as the image to be exported.
The file name of the saved file is automatically given.
Easier to attach to SNS, etc.
8. When deleting postcard information, you can choose to delete all or keep the address book.
9. The supported OS has been changed to macOS 10.13 or later.

1.5.8

Jan 21, 2023

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug that sometimes the recipient's organization name was not displayed correctly.
2. Fixed a bug that the image quality deteriorated depending on the image size when the attached image was high resolution.
3. Automatically optimized background color and scale when printing address book.

1.5.7

Dec 9, 2022

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug where the joint name was not displayed on the honorific edit screen when it was a single letter.

1.5.6

Nov 11, 2022

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Supports macOS 13 "Ventura".
2. Improved behavior when resizing attached images.
3. Print quality has been improved in the macOS 13 "Ventura" environment.
4. Since macOS 13 "Ventura", functions equivalent to smart groups can no longer be used.

1.5.5

Nov 3, 2022

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug that printed content did not fit the "postcard" size on macOS 13 Ventura.
2. Improved behavior when resizing attached images.

1.5.4

Dec 17, 2021

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug that the application crashes when the number of digits of the read zip code is 3 digits or less.

1.5.3

Nov 24, 2021

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Automatically convert the format and character code when reading the zip code from contacts.app or sender information. Only Japanese postcard.

1.5.2

Nov 17, 2021

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug that the joint name of the recipient's name was not displayed correctly. Only Japanese postcards.

1.5.1

Oct 27, 2021

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Supports macOS 12 Monterey.
2. The stamp has been updated for 2022. Only Japanese postcard.

1.5.0

May 5, 2021

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Only the back side can be created.
2. It is possible to manage the transfer history (received and sent).
3. The method for determining the font size of the recipient's name has changed. There are two types of determination methods.
   1. The font size of the recipient's name is set in proportion to the font size of the recipient's address. (Only Japanese postcards)
   2. The font size of the recipient's name is set to a size optimized for the frame size of the recipient's name. This is the traditional method.
4. The stepper can be used to move the address and name fields.
5. The honorific set in Contacts.app can be imported.

1.4.5

Dec 29, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. The required items of sender information have become easier to understand.
    “Required" is displayed in the blank field of sender information.
2. An item related to access rights to "Contacts.app" has been added to the help.

1.4.4

Nov 24, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a situation where the application wasn't showing up in iCloud Drive.

1.4.3

Nov 19, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Added support for Big Sur.
   Correspondence contents were added.

1.4.2

Nov 15, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Fixed a bug that a value exceeding the allowable range may be registered as the default value of the postal code position. (Regarding Japanese postcards.)
2. Added support for Big Sur.

1.4.1

Sep 26, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Updated to the 2021 stamp. For Japanese postcards.

1.4.0

Apr 14, 2020

macOS 10.11 or later

1. Dark mode is now supported.
2. Improved operability when using custom stamps.
3. Fixed minor bugs.

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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