QR Factory

Release Notes

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System Compatibility Notes

QR Factory requires macOS 10.11 or newer. The latest version, 2.9.17 can be downloaded again here:

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QR Factory 2.9.17

April 9, 2020

  • [Fixed] Issue where a colored background may not have covered the entire code when exporting to PDF.
  • [New] Added feature to use either Mac or Windows style newline characters for text codes.
  • [New] Added link for details on how SEPA codes work.

QR Factory 2.9.16

October 10, 2019

  • [New] macOS 10.15 (Catalina) support.
  • [New] Using Hardened Runtime to secure the app.
  • [New] Completely disabled all analytics in the Paddle service we use for licensing. A win for privacy!

QR Factory 2.9.15

September 18, 2019

  • [New] Exporting from CSV (ex: 200,000 QR codes) is now significantly faster.
  • [New] Exporting person codes from CSV now default to vCard format, instead of MECARD.
  • [New] Added Internet Access Policy for Little Snitch that describes all possible connections for QR Factory.
  • [Fixed] Issue with person codes, where when scanning, the entire address would go into one field.
  • [Fixed] Typo in the customize code window.

QR Factory 2.9.14

October 2, 2018

  • [New] macOS 10.14 (Mojave) support including for the new system wide Dark Mode.
  • [New] Refreshed icon for the "Copy QR Code" button.
  • [Fixed] Issue where a CSV file with rows of empty data would fail to parse.
  • [Fixed] Potential crash when creating multiple QR codes if the CSV file changed or moved after it was chosen.
  • [Improvement] Updated the notes for some of the QR code types to be more informative.
  • [Improvement] Updated Paddle framework to 3.0.39 to include their fixes and improvements for licensing and activations.

QR Factory 2.9.13

February 7, 2018

  • [New] Added new options for specifying both RGB and CMYK colors in CSV files using rgb(r,g,b) or cymk(c,y,m,k).
  • [New] Added description field for calendar events for both normal and CSV generated codes.
  • [New] Minor update to the UI for a cleaner look.
  • [Fixed] Issue where SEPA fields were not saved properly when exporting info.
  • [Fixed] Issue where SEPA remittance type popup wouldn't work properly.

QR Factory 2.9.12

September 26, 2017

  • [New] Support for macOS 10.13 (High Sierra).
  • [New] Added support for SMS codes that have only a message, only a phone number, or both.
  • [New] Updated Paddle framework to resolve multiple issues within it.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the built-in verify code feature wouldn't work properly when in trial mode.
  • [Fixed] Issue where errors shown during exporting multiple codes could cause the app to become unresponsive.

QR Factory 2.9.11

July 1, 2017

This was an internal beta release that was not available publicly.

QR Factory 2.9.10

April 29, 2017

  • [Fixed] Issue where a slight mis-alignment of the squares could occur when saving in a vector format.
  • [New] Added support for WPA2 authentication type in WiFi codes.
  • [Improvement] Using a more reliable method of checking for an Internet connection in order to use the map feature in Location codes.
  • [Improvement] If the app happens to quit unexpectedly, it will now prompt to send an anonymous crash report on the next launch.

QR Factory 2.9.9

March 15, 2017

  • [Fixed] Issue with icons drawing upside down when saved.
  • [Fixed] Issue with PDF/EPS saves potentially having incorrect rotation angle.

QR Factory 2.9.8

March 13, 2017

  • [New] Added ability to save codes in RGB, CMYK or Grayscale color spaces.
  • [New] Added ability to save codes in the TIFF format.
  • [New] Added ability for the saved codes to be rotated 90, 180 or 270 degrees.
  • [Improvement] Exporting codes is now up to 400% faster.

QR Factory 2.9.7

January 24, 2017

  • [New] Added support for exporting QR codes as EPS (vector) files.
  • [New] Minor improvements under the hood.
  • [Fixed] Issue where some QR codes exported as PDF would have part of the right side cut off.

QR Factory 2.9.6

July 17, 2016

  • [New] Add a selectable sized border around your icon so it stands out from the qr code. It works with any icon shape, even ones with multiple curves and edges!
  • [New] For convenience, the choose icon dialog now shows right away after the add icon option is checked.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the in-app qr code validation wouldn't always work properly.

QR Factory 2.9.5

May 25, 2016

  • [Fixed] Issue where an unwanted border could appear around a code exported as PDF.
  • [Fixed] Issue where an exported PDF code might not be centred.
  • [New] Overall improvements when saving small or large sized codes.

QR Factory 2.9.4

May 4, 2016

  • [New] Added new area for creating SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) payment codes.
  • [Fixed] Issue when using quotes inside a code's content.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the logo wouldn't be centered properly when printing.

QR Factory 2.9.3

May 17, 2016

  • [Fixed] Potential crash on app startup.

QR Factory 2.9.2

March 10, 2016

  • [New] Initial release of the website version.

Note: Versions 1.0 to 2.9.1 were available exclusively on the App Store.


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