Licence: Commercial with demo
Version 5.1.1 | Release Date: 2016-10-05 | Download
  • Fixes a few minor bugs
Version 5.1 | Release Date: 2016-09-21 | Download
  • HoudahGeo can now add locations to photos in your Apple Photos library. This requires Photos 2.0 on macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • On macOS 10.12 Sierra, HoudahGeo now offers Apple Maps in addition to MapBox maps
  • Improved camera setup options. HoudahGeo now assumes that timestamps that already include time zone information are correct and need no further adjustments
  • Changes the color of track logs from blue to red for it to better stand out on various terrains
  • Fixes a bug that could cause photo import to hang
  • Fixes several minor bugs throughout HoudahGeo
Version 5.0.9 | Release Date: 2016-07-29 | Download
  • Fixes a problem with importing images from Apple Photos
  • Fixes a bug that could prevent project files from being saved
Version 5.0.8 | Release Date: 2016-07-21 | Download
  • Improved performance of EXIF / XMP export
  • Compatibility fix for GPS devices based on SkyTraq chipsets
Version 5.0.7 | Release Date: 2016-07-14 | Download
  • Updated MapQuest maps for compatibility with recent changes to the service
Version 5.0.6 | Release Date: 2016-07-11 | Download
  • Copies detailed lens information when creating XMP sidecars from image files
  • Fixes a bug where HoudahGeo could hang when switching between Load and Process modes
Version 5.0.5 | Release Date: 2016-06-24 | Download
  • Fixes a bug where the media browser was empty when switching back to Load mode
  • Copies more EXIF and XMP metadata values when creating XMP sidecar files from image files
Version 5.0.4 | Release Date: 2016-06-07 | Download
  • Accepts metadata from non-standard EXIF in Panasonic RW2 files
  • Fixes a problem where HoudahGeo assumed an incorrect time zone when camera used stale GPS data
  • Fixes a problem where Mac OS X Gatekeeper reported HoudahGeo to be damaged
Version 5.0.3 | Release Date: 2016-05-30 | Download
  • Photos in the media browser are listed with camera time
  • Includes a workaround for the year 2016 bug with i-gotU track loggers
  • Fixes a problem where "Photo Clock" settings could fail when the camera clock was off by more than 12 hours
  • Fixes a bug where Google Earth geocoding could stop unexpectedly
Version 5.0.2 | Release Date: 2016-05-11 | Download
  • Fixes an issue with reading timestamps from certain image files
Version 5.0.1 | Release Date: 2016-05-05 | Download
  • HoudahGeo now reads image keywords from the Lightroom catalog
  • Fixes an occasional crash during "Save As"
Version 5.0 | Release Date: 2016-04-13 | Download
  • Places: Quickly assign photos to favorite places and apply coordinates and location names
  • Drag-and-drop geocoding: Drag images to the map and drop them at the location where they were taken
  • Reverse geocoding: Location name lookup now offers a choice of languages
  • Camera import: Download photos directly from your camera or memory card. Geotag photos before importing into your photo library
  • Keywords editor: The new keywords editor makes it easy to assign keywords in bulk
  • Location names: HoudahGeo can now set IPTC sub-location metadata
  • Lightroom integration: HoudahGeo reads location metadata directly from the Lightroom catalog
  • Google Earth export: New templates and designs for Google Earth KML export
  • Publish KML to Dropbox: Upload photos and track logs to Dropbox. View in Google Earth or Google My Maps
  • Map search: Improved maps and all-new search feature. Search for landmarks, cities, as well as your favorite places
Version 4.5 | Release Date: 2016-04-07 | Download
  • HoudahGeo now writes the artist name to both artist and creator metadata attributes
  • HoudahGeo now writes keywords to both keywords and subject metadata attributes
  • Fixes a bug where reference photo geocoding using the nearest photo span to all preceding photos
  • HoudahGeo no longer tries to write negative speed values to EXIF. Such values can only be written to XMP
Version 4.4.4 | Release Date: 2016-03-14 | Download
  • Does not attempt to open incompatible project files created by the upcoming HoudahGeo 5.0.
Version 4.4.3 | Release Date: 2016-02-15 | Download
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where file open & save panels failed to show their sidebar
  • Security enhancement: Uses the latest version of the Sparkle updater
Version 4.4.2 | Release Date: 2016-01-29 | Download
  • Enhancement: Made improvements to location lookup using the offline reverse geocoding database
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where reverse geocoding and altitude lookup dialogs could not be dismissed using the Return key
Version 4.4.1 | Release Date: 2016-01-08 | Download
  • Enhancement: For Google Earth KML export you no longer need to include the KML folder name in the base URL when creating a KML that will be published on a web server
  • Bug fix: On international systems, some values were always shown with a US number format / decimal separator
  • Fixes a few bugs that could lead to crashes
Version 4.4 | Release Date: 2015-11-24 | Download
  • Enhancement: Offline reverse geocoding using GeoNames data now needs much less disk space
  • Enhancement: Altitude lookup is now much faster
  • Enhancement: Added reverse geocoding using the Open Cage service
  • Enhancement: Updated to the latest production release of exiftool
  • Bug fix: Quick Look image preview did not follow selection
  • Bug fix: Geocoding did not work with the Pro version of Google Earth
  • Bug fix: Explanations of GPS geocoding options where not shown correctly in the German version
Version 4.3.2 | Release Date: 2015-10-15 | Download
  • HoudahGeo now sets EXIF CreateDate when exporting Timestamp to EXIF/XMP
  • Fixes a bug where Nominatim reverse geocoding failed to look up locations
Version 4.3.1 | Release Date: 2015-09-21 | Download
  • Fixes a bug where images could not be removed from a HoudahGeo project
  • Fixes a bug where search on the geocoding map failed to find locations
  • Fixes a bug where map geocoding failed to pick up longitude values
Version 4.3 | Release Date: 2015-09-10 | Download
  • Improved performance of offline reverse geocoding using GeoNames data
  • Map search does a better job at prioritizing relevant locations
  • Image attributes (city, country, etc.) can now be edited directly in the list of images
Version 4.2.5 | Release Date: 2015-08-31 | Download
  • Fixes a bug that prevented drag and drop on the Camera Setup sheet
  • Improved HoudahGeo startup time for Lightroom users
Version 4.2.4 | Release Date: 2015-07-31 | Download
  • Bug fix: Photos rotated in Lightroom were not displayed correctly in HoudahGeo
Version 4.2.3 | Release Date: 2015-06-24 | Download
  • Enhancement: Added heading and viewing direction to CSV export
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where viewing direction was not shown in Google Earth
Version 4.2.2 | Release Date: 2015-06-01 | Download
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug that prevented HoudahGeo from loading Adobe Lightroom 5 catalogs
Version 4.2.1 | Release Date: 2015-05-27 | Download
  • Enhancement: Improves loading times for previews of large RAW files
  • Bug fix: The geocoding window opens with the current photo selected
  • Bug fix: Speed values could show rounding artifacts after the fifth digit
Version 4.2 | Release Date: 2015-05-15 | Download
  • New Feature: HoudahGeo writes heading (direction of travel) to the GPSTrack and GPSTrackRef EXIF tags
  • Streamlining: Removed options to upload to EveryTrail or publish to Evernote
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo accepts a wider range of formats for manual input of coordinates
  • Enhancement: Viewing direction could show rounding artifacts after the fifth digit
  • Bug fix: Manual entry of speed values in km/h failed
Version 4.1.2 | Release Date: 2015-04-23 | Download
  • Bug fix: Fixes a crash in Google Earth KML / KMZ export
Version 4.1.1 | Release Date: 2015-04-22 | Download
  • New Feature: HoudahGeo can now access images from the Adobe Lightroom 6 catalog
  • Bug fix: Viewing direction values were capped to 36°
Version 4.1 | Release Date: 2015-04-14 | Download
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can now access images in the Apple Photos media library
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo automatically offers to notify iPhoto / Aperture upon EXIF / XMP export
  • Enhancement: MapBox maps in HoudahGeo look even better than ever before
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo can now handle NMEA track log files with a .txt extension
  • Note: In its first version Photos lacks the programmatic interface needed for HoudahGeo to notify it of newly added geotags. Until this issue is resolved, we recommend that you geotag your photos before importing them into the Photos library.
Version 4.0.1 | Release Date: 2014-12-03 | Download
  • Enhancement: When removing an image from a project, HoudahGeo now selects the next image in the list
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo now finalizes text field edits before saving a project file
  • Enhancement: Includes a workaround for a bug where Google Earth fails to reveal the requested location
  • Bug fix: Fixes a problem causing excessive resource usage when loading iPhoto libraries located on external drives
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug which could prevent HoudahGeo from detecting newly connected USB devices
Version 4.0 | Release Date: 2014-09-18 | Download
  • Adds compatibility with Mac OS X 10.9.5 and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Version 3.7.4 | Release Date: 2014-09-17 | Download
  • Fixes an issue with uploading multiple images sharing the same name to Flickr, Locr or EveryTrail
Version 3.7.3 | Release Date: 2014-09-02 | Download
  • Fixes a handful of minor bugs
Version 3.7.2 | Release Date: 2014-07-31 | Download
  • HoudahGeo can now display speed in knots (nautical mile / hour)
  • HoudahGeo now checks if it has read privileges before trying to load an image file
  • pasting coordinates now understands more number formats and separators
  • Fixes display glitches when resizing the window
Version 3.7.1 | Release Date: 2014-06-08 | Download
  • New feature: "Paste Coordinates" now understands text values like "34.0594;-118.44367;105.0"
  • Enhancement: Flickr upload now uses HTTPS rather than HTTP
  • Enhancement: Added an option to force built-in map to reload. Useful when returning to an Internet connection
  • Enhancement: Map zoom upon selection of multiple images tries not to zoom in closer than the map allows for
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could crash when switching between metric and imperial units
Version 3.7 | Release Date: 2014-04-23 | Download
  • New feature: Replaced Cloudmade maps with MapQuest Open maps
  • New feature: Added MapQuest Open Data as an option for reverse geocoding
  • New feature: Added Nominatim as an option for reverse geocoding
  • Enhancement: Improved implementation of built-in MapBox street and satellite maps
  • Enhancement: Updated local copy of GeoNames data
  • Bug fix: The display time zone menu could show duplicate entries
  • Bug fix: Fixed various minor bugs
Version 3.6.5 | Release Date: 2014-04-02 | Download
  • Enhancement: The media browser now shows GPS coordinates stored in iPhoto or Aperture libraries
  • Enhancement: Improves performance of importing images from Aperture libraries
  • Enhancement: Works around a system bug where file modification dates are updated after EXIF/XMP export
  • Bug fix: The bookmarks menu now respects to sort order configured in the bookmarks window
  • Bug fix: GPX waypoint export. The option for waypoint name was ignored
Version 3.6.4 | Release Date: 2014-02-27 | Download
Version 3.6.4:
  • Enhancement: When creating copies, EXIF/XMP export now uses the original file name rather than the name iPhoto has chosen for preview image
  • Enhancement: The display time zone is now referred to by the name selected from the menu. Previously HoudahGeo used a canonical name
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo shows a warning when preview sharing is disabled in Aperture
  • Bug fix: Google Earth KML/KMZ export. Image thumbnails were not shown for file names containing spaces
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could crash when quickly closing and opening windows
Version 3.6.3 | Release Date: 2014-01-30 | Download
  • Enhancement: Altitude lookup now relies on the MapQuest Open Elevation service
  • Bug fix: EXIF export sometimes failed to preserve file modification dates
Version 3.6.2 | Release Date: 2013-12-10 | Download
  • Enhancement: Improved search capabilities in the geocoding map
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where map markers would not show on Retina Macs
Version 3.6.1 | Release Date: 2013-12-03 | Download
  • Enhancement: Adds a column to view and edit values for the EXIF Artist tag
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where the built-in map could remain blank
Version 3.6 | Release Date: 2013-12-01 | Download
  • New feature: HoudahGeo now imports GPS coordinates of photos managed by iPhoto 9.5 or Aperture 3.5
  • New feature: Updated metadata can now be reloaded for images already included in a project
  • New feature: The value for the EXIF Artist tag can now be set in the Inspector
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo now warns if the image master file cannot be found
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo now warns if an image is not found in the current iPhoto / Aperture library
  • Bug fix: Fixes a crash when repeatedly opening and closing windows
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where publishing to Evernote could fail
Version 3.5.8 | Release Date: 2013-10-30 | Download
  • New feature: Added an option to reveal locations in the Mavericks Maps application
  • Enhancement: Updated to the latest version of MapBox maps
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo no longer reloads folder contents during EXIF/XMP export
  • Bug fix: Fixes a crash triggered by double-clicking OK buttons
Version 3.5.7 | Release Date: 2013-10-21 | Download
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo failed to automatically reload Aperture libraries
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could show erroneous error messages during EXIF/XMP export
  • Bug fix: few English messages could show in the German version
Version 3.5.6 | Release Date: 2013-10-03 | Download
  • Enhancement: Improved speed of the geocoding process
  • Bug fix: Accommodates breaking changes in Cloud Made API
  • Bug fix: Bing Maps always started in "Map" mode. Even with "Satellite" selected
  • Bug fix: Removes duplicate listings of Aperture libraries
  • Bug fix: Restored support for 32-bit (Core Duo) Macs
Version 3.5.5 | Release Date: 2013-09-06 | Download
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could fail to access master image files in Aperture
Version 3.5.4 | Release Date: 2013-09-04 | Download
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo now loads all recently used Lightroom libraries
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo no longer zooms the built-in map to show a single pin
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo now properly reloads Aperture libraries on update
Version 3.5.3 | Release Date: 2013-08-09 | Download
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo now writes GPS altitude to both EXIF and XMP tags
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could crash looking up time names
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could crash if no media library is installed
Version 3.5.2 | Release Date: 2013-07-31 | Download
  • Fixes an issue where reverse geocoding using CoreLocation could hang
  • Works around an issue where Bing Maps can crash the JavaScript engine
  • Fixes an issue when running HoudahGeo and Aperture concurrently
Version 3.5.1 | Release Date: 2013-07-04 | Download
  • Enhancement: Updated the local GeoNames database used for reverse geocoding
  • Enhancement: Updated to the latest version of MapBox maps
  • Bug fix: Links to Google Street View did not work if no viewing direction was specified
Version 3.5 | Release Date: 2013-06-28 | Download
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can now access Lightroom 5 libraries
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can now reveal locations on the Google or Bing maps web sites
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can now reveal locations in Google StreetView or Bing StreetSide
  • New feature: Mountain Lion users now have to option to use Apple Core Location for reverse geocoding
  • New feature: The display time zone menu now list all known time zone in addition to recently used ones
  • New feature: Fixed an issue where HoudahGeo would fail to understand typed in clock error values
Version 3.4.4 | Release Date: 2013-06-13 | Download
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo 3.4.3 would fail to launch on Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7
  • Bug fix: The image browser could crash when trying to read a damaged or incomplete file
Version 3.4.3 | Release Date: 2013-06-13 | Download
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could lock up when loading an outdated license file
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo could crash while loading the map view
  • Bug fix: QuickLook would not always show the latest preview image
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug where EveryTrail upload would fail
Version 3.4.2 | Release Date: 2013-05-24 | Download
  • Bug fix: Fixes bugs in iPhoto / Aperture import and export
Version 3.4.1 | Release Date: 2013-05-15 | Download
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo 3.4.1 fixes bugs in camera setup, EXIF import & export, build-in maps, …
Version 3.4 | Release Date: 2013-05-09 | Download
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can load track logs from QR codes created by the gps4cam iPhone application
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can now infer camera clock settings when given the exact time a photo was taken
  • New feature: Camera clock setup in HoudahGeo is fully automatic when working with gps4cam QR codes
  • New feature: Camera clock error can be specified by entering the time as currently displayed on the camera
  • Enhancement: On first load, HoudahGeo centers the map on the current track log and photos
  • Enhancement: Map bounds and zoom level are preserved when switching providers: Bing, MapBox or CloudMade
  • Enhancement: Fine-tuned geocoding algorithm for situations where track points are 4 or more minutes apart
  • Enhancement: The users' manual has been updated with screenshots
  • Enhancement: Updated for compatibility with Evernote 5.0.7
  • Bug fix: Fixes bugs where image previews could cause crashes on certain configurations
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where HoudahGeo could omit to load iPhoto/Aperture metadata
  • Bug fix: Fixes a bug where the map could show more than one marker during geocoding
Version 3.3.1 | Release Date: 2013-04-24 | Download
  • HoudahGeo 3.3.1 adds gorgeous MapBox street and satellite maps as an option next to Bing and CloudMade maps
  • Updated to the latest production release of exiftool
  • Fixes a bug where Bing hybrid maps where lacking labels
  • Fixes a bug where HoudahGeo could crash when pasting coordinates
Version 3.3 | Release Date: 2013-04-15 | Download
  • New feature: HoudahGeo 3.3 adds CloudMade maps as option in addition to Bing maps
  • New feature: HoudahGeo 3.3 may now load folder containing images or track log files
  • Enhancement: HoudahGeo now tries to write metadata values to their preferred location only
  • Enhancement: Fine-tuned geocoding algorithm for situations where track points are 4 or more minutes apart
  • Enhancement: Improved performance of import from Aperture
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug where EveryTrail export would fail randomly
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo previously rejected viewing direction input even though it was correctly formatted
  • Bug fix: Fixed possible crashes when loading of preview images failed
Version 3.2.9 | Release Date: 2013-03-24 | Download
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo 3.2.8 failed to automatically install the license file upon activation
Version 3.2.8 | Release Date: 2013-03-23 | Download
  • Bug fix: In some situations HoudahGeo could fail to notify iPhoto
  • Bug fix: HoudahGeo tried to always preserve file modification dates. Even when asked not to
Version 3.2.7 | Release Date: 2013-03-13 | Download
  • New feature: HoudahGeo can now process CSV files from the Columbus V900 logger
  • Enhancement: Improved speed of operations while notifying iPhoto
Version 3.2.6 | Release Date: 2013-03-02 | Download
  • Enhancement: Updated for compatibility with Evernote 5.0.5
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug where export operations hung indefinitely
Version 3.2.5 | Release Date: 2013-03-01 | Download
  • Enhancement: The map view now resizes with the window
  • Enhancement: Improved speed of preview loading
  • Enhancement: Updated to the latest version of exiftool
  • Bug fix: Fixed possible crash during scrolling
  • Bug fix: Fixed possible crash in map geocoding
Version 3.2.4 | Release Date: 2013-01-28 | Download
  • HoudahGeo now adds metadata to the user visible HTML content of notes it creates
  • The built-in map is now localized in German
  • HoudahGeo now adds a GPSVersionID to XMP sidecars it updates
Version 3.2.3 | Release Date: 2013-01-01 | Download
  • EXIF/XMP export: Added advanced options which may be configured using hidden settings
  • EXIF/XMP export: HoudahGeo failed to correctly clear attributes for which no value was specified
Version 3.2.2 | Release Date: 2012-11-20 | Download
  • HoudahGeo is now able to connect via Bluetooth to the M241
  • Updated to the latest version of the gpsbabel tool
  • Updated to the latest version of exiftool
  • Updated to a recent version of the iMedia framework
  • Fixed a bug where the IPTC character encoding was not set correctly
  • Bug Fix: Notify iPhoto/Aperture - HoudahGeo offered to export values which could not actually be sent to iPhoto/Aperture
Version 3.2 | Release Date: 2012-07-24 | Download
  • HoudahGeo may now copy photo to Evernote
  • Improves compatibility with the latest version of iPhoto and Aperture
  • Signed with Developer ID for Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion compatibility
  • Fixes a crash when importing photos with numeric keywords
Version 3.1.2 | Release Date: 2012-06-02 | Download
  • Fixes an issue where GPS coordinates in XMP tags would not match those in the EXIF tags
Version 3.1.1 | Release Date: 2012-06-01 | Download
  • Fixes an issue where HoudahGeo would refuse to load files in certain RAW formats
Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2012-05-16 | Download
Version 3.1:
  • HoudahGeo can now browse Lightroom 4 libraries
  • Updated bundled version of exiftool
  • HoudahGeo now handles waypoints having speed values
  • Improved reliability of writing special characters to IPTC tags
Version 3.0.8 | Release Date: 2012-03-12 | Download
  • Fixes a bug where HoudahGeo refused to tag images in the .arw, .cr2, .cs1, .dng file formats
Version 3.0.7 | Release Date: 2012-03-05 | Download
  • Third party applications may now send images to HoudahGeo by the way of "Open With…"
  • German localization reviewed and improved by Ulf Dunkel of www.dsd.net
  • HoudahGeo now correctly exports viewing direction to Google Earth
  • HoudahGeo no longer assumes the GPS timestamp equals the image's creation timestamp
  • HoudahGeo could mix up images when manually editing timestamps
  • Fixes a possible crash when loading images
Version 3.0.6 | Release Date: 2012-01-20 | Download
  • GMT offset timezones are now displayed in an easier to read format
  • Performance enhancements when running under Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • Fixes a possible crash when loading image keywords
Version 3.0.5 | Release Date: 2012-01-05 | Download
  • Fixes a crashing bug when displaying coordinates in degrees minutes seconds format
  • Fixes a bug where the migration of HoudahGeo 2.x project could hand indefinitely
Version 2.9.5 | Release Date: 2011-12-28 | Download
HoudahGeo updates http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo One-stop geocoding for your Mac! Feeder 2.2.5(1573); Mac OS X Version 10.7.3 (Build 11D36) http://reinventedsoftware.com/feeder/ http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Houdah Software Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:33:47 +0100 Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:33:47 +0100 HoudahGeo 2.9.5 Wed, 28 Dec 2011 10:50:58 +0100 CAA8B9D6-F12C-4FF1-A853-C69994B08849 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.9.4 Sun, 23 Oct 2011 15:54:32 +0200 23B04753-E4D1-474A-A8CB-EC1F53665945 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.9.3 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:57:36 +0200 A067A68C-9B4F-4F26-B961-1DBCC213990C http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.9.2 Fri, 22 Jul 2011 15:40:39 +0200 468A498E-56C5-41D3-8DC9-E059B8B5FE46 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.9.1 Thu, 21 Jul 2011 22:20:17 +0200 1EB338F8-34BC-419D-863D-FB820F3FF3EC http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.9 Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:57:16 +0200 DACBA352-9893-4213-84BD-E3A43A9D5EE4 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.8 Wed, 18 May 2011 22:07:03 +0200 EA6236DC-716F-46FB-94D2-48BB560A1E96 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.7 Wed, 11 May 2011 18:26:55 +0200 0BFF0F8D-EAC3-4856-AC96-D403A04786F3 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.6 Sun, 24 Apr 2011 19:01:17 +0200 2F20F7FC-6E36-4C8A-A860-0B12D2751C7C http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.5 Fri, 15 Apr 2011 16:59:17 +0200 75671E0E-747B-4C7F-ABD9-1F6C415C02D7 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.4 Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:50:40 +0200 568A4571-86EE-4062-BA76-A34F162D7243 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.3 Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:23:38 +0100 595F82A6-4581-418C-B887-10A4FD87ADC4 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.2 Thu, 03 Mar 2011 21:50:08 +0100 D650CF86-E0C9-4F4E-8D19-4F969A781AEC http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8.1 Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:26:50 +0100 DAD61D5E-2F41-474E-97B5-C32D83CFE053 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.8 Thu, 13 Jan 2011 16:34:56 +0100 DE0F0B5B-5543-456A-8873-DF8F1A930968 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.7.2 Wed, 05 Jan 2011 18:44:48 +0100 houdahgeo-272 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.7.1 Wed, 22 Dec 2010 16:45:13 +0100 houdahgeo-271 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.7 Fri, 10 Dec 2010 20:22:04 +0100 houdahgeo-27 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.6.6 Tue, 02 Nov 2010 09:24:10 +0100 houdahgeo-266 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.6.5 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 09:30:56 +0200 houdahgeo-265 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.6.4 Mon, 11 Oct 2010 14:42:08 +0200 houdahgeo-264 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.6.3 Thu, 23 Sep 2010 15:32:39 +0200 houdahgeo-263 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.6.2 Wed, 15 Sep 2010 21:47:48 +0200 houdahgeo-262 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.6 Wed, 18 Aug 2010 21:32:40 +0200 houdahgeo-26 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.7 Thu, 29 Jul 2010 18:09:44 +0200 houdahgeo-257 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.6 Mon, 28 Jun 2010 15:23:34 +0200 houdahgeo-256 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.5 Fri, 25 Jun 2010 08:55:34 +0200 houdahgeo-255 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.4 Mon, 17 May 2010 16:43:26 +0200 houdahgeo-254 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.3 Sat, 15 May 2010 16:37:47 +0200 houdahgeo-253 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.2 Sun, 25 Apr 2010 20:41:01 +0200 houdahgeo-251-1 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5.1 Wed, 21 Apr 2010 15:05:57 +0200 houdahgeo-251 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html HoudahGeo 2.5 Thu, 15 Apr 2010 17:02:32 +0200 houdahgeo-25 http://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/releaseNotes.html
Version 3.0.4 | Release Date: 2011-12-28 | Download
  • HoudahGeo can now retrieve altitude values for geocoded photos
  • Adds the option to view comments in the list of images
  • Fixes an issue with KML/KMZ export for images with no altitude value
  • GPS device import was not functional on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Not all EXIF/XMP export options were available in the German localization
Version 3.0.3 | Release Date: 2011-12-17 | Download
  • HoudahGeo now supports even more non-standard date formats
  • HoudahGeo now correctly publishes preview images from Lightroom
  • XMP sidecars were not always created when requested
  • Flickr upload would fail if no set was specified
Version 3.0.2 | Release Date: 2011-12-14 | Download
  • Added robustness to GPX track loading
  • HoudahGeo could hang when opening the upgrade shop
  • Adding bookmarks failed in certain situations
  • Manual waypoint geocoding was broken in 3.0 and 3.0.1
  • HoudahGeo could crash or hang during EXIF/XMP export
  • Speed values were not properly read from tags
Version 3.0 | Release Date: 2011-12-10 | Download
  • Complete rewrite with a focus on ease of use and performance.
  • New all-in-one interface.
  • Adds support for many more GPS devices.
  • Improves integration with Lightroom.
  • Brings offline reverse geocoding
  • Now has a printable user's manual
    Version 2.8.5 | Release Date: 2011-04-15 | Download

    Bug fix: Camera timezone
    Returning to a document one could find it showing an incorrect time zone

    Enhancement: Camera Setup
    Canceling out of the Camera Setup sheet no longer triggers a geocoding operation

    Version 2.8.2 | Release Date: 2011-03-03 | Download

    New feature: Magellan log files
    HoudahGeo now reads log files produced by Magellan devices

    Enhancement: Map Inspector
    The Map Inspector window is now resizable

    Version 2.7.2 | Release Date: 2011-01-05 | Download

    Fixes a crashing bug with reverse geocoding

    Version 2.7 | Release Date: 2010-12-10 | Download

    New feature: Bing Maps
    HoudahGeo 2.7 adds quality maps and satellite imagery to the Map Inspector and Map Geocoding windows.

    Enhancement: Open panels
    HoudahGeo now remembers the last locations where tracks or images were accessed.

    Enhancement: GPSBabel
    Updated to the latest release of GPSBabel.

    Enhancement: ExifTool
    Updated to the latest release of ExifTool.

    Bug fix: Preview & Map Inspectors
    The inspector windows would no longer track current selection when closed and reopened.

    Bug fix: KML/KMZ export
    Some images were exported with an incorrect orientation.

    Version 2.6.4 | Release Date: 2010-10-11 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.6 | Release Date: 2010-08-18 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.5.6 | Release Date: 2010-06-28 | Download

    - The media browser now supports Lightroom 3.
    - Updated to use GPSBabel 1.4.1.

    Version 2.5.5 | Release Date: 2010-06-25 | Download

    Updated to use GPSBabel 1.4

    Version 2.5.4 | Release Date: 2010-05-17 | Download

    In HoudahGeo 2.5.3, GPS track import failed to work on certain systems. Most notably PPC systems.

    Version 2.5.3 | Release Date: 2010-05-15 | Download
    Bug fix: Wintec WBT-202
    This update fixes an issue where dates read from TES track log files were 4 days off.
    Version 2.5.2 | Release Date: 2010-04-25 | Download

    Bug fix: Wintec WBT-202
    This update fixes an issue where TES track log files from the Wintec WBT-202 could not be loaded.

    Version 2.5.1 | Release Date: 2010-04-21 | Download

    New feature: Coordinate display options
    HoudahGeo now offers the option to display latitude and longitudes in "decimal degrees", "degrees and minutes"" or "degrees, minutes and seconds."

    Version 2.5 | Release Date: 2010-04-15 | Download

    New feature: Full Aperture 3 integration
    HoudahGeo may now notify Aperture 3 when it has written new metadata. Aperture Places will immediately refresh

    New feature: Bypass XMP sidecars
    There is now an option to bypass XMP sidecars during EXIF/XMP export

    New feature: Wintec WBT-202
    HoudahGeo now supports log files created by the Wintec WBT-202 track logger

    New feature: Sony GPS-CS3
    HoudahGeo now supports log files created by the Sony GPS-CS3 track logger

    New feature: Holux M-241
    HoudahGeo now supports USB connections to the Holux M-241 track logger

    Bug fix: Flickr upload
    Previous versions created duplicate albums with the same name

    Bug fix: Image import
    On occasion, images were assigned incorrect timestamps during import

    Version 2.4.6 | Release Date: 2010-04-06 | Download

    New Feature: Added Image Formats
    HoudahGeo 2.4.6 adds support for Samsung SRW, Photoshop PSB as well as for Sony ARW and SR2 images.

    Enhancement: Reverse Geocoding
    Improved accuracy of reverse geocoding using Google Maps.

    Version 2.4.5 | Release Date: 2010-03-03 | Download

    Enhancement: Help book
    Documentation has been updated to include new features introduced by HoudahGeo 2.4: geocode from reference photos, support for speed and heading information, ….

    Enhancement: Google Earth export
    HoudahGeo now sets the extents of the time sliders automatically for Earth 5.0.

    Bug Fix: Waypoints
    HoudahGeo failed to load waypoints from GPS track log files.

    Bug Fix: EXIF parser
    Improved robustness of EXIF parser to better handle malformed data written by third party tools.

    Bug Fix: Geocoding algorithm
    Improved robustness to perform better with invalid GPS track points.

    Bug Fix: Automatic installation
    HoudahGeo will no longer indefinitely bug (Snow) Leopard users to move itself to the Applications folder.

    Version 2.4.3 | Release Date: 2010-02-18 | Download

    Enhancement: Aperture 3 compatibility
    HoudahGeo may now access and tag master images hosted by Aperture 3.0.

    Enhancement: Inspector windows
    Re-opening of the inspector windows upon launch is now optional.

    Version 2.4.2 | Release Date: 2010-02-16 | Download

    Bug fix: Track loading
    In HoudahGeo 2.4 and 2.4.1, track loading could hang indefinitely. HoudahGeo 2.4.2 fixes this.

    Enhancement: Google Earth Geocoding
    The Google Earth Geocoding window now formats coordinates the same way as the main window and inspector.

    Version 2.4 | Release Date: 2010-02-11 | Download

    New feature: Geocoding using reference photos
    A new way of using iPhone for geocoding. This allows for geocoding photos taken with your regular camera by matching them to photos taken with your iPhone.

    New feature: Support for compass-enabled GPS devices
    HoudahGeo may now automatically compute viewing direction from heading and direction offset. E.g. when looking out of the side window.

    New feature: Support for speed readings
    HoudahGeo now uses speed readings recorded by some GPS devices.

    New feature: Support for US units
    You may now chose to view altitude in feet and speed in feet/second or mph.

    New feature: Map geocoding
    The map geocoding window now has a search field which allows for looking up addresses.

    Enhancement: Google Earth geocoding
    Google Earth geocoding has an improved interface with room for a larger preview image.

    Bug fix: Map inspector
    The map inspector has been improved so that it no longer slows down batch geocoding operations.

    Bug fix: Reverse geocode
    HoudahGeo 2.4 improves reliability of reverse geocoding using Google Maps.

    Version 2.3.5 | Release Date: 2009-11-05 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.3.4 | Release Date: 2009-10-27 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.3.3 | Release Date: 2009-09-25 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.3.2 | Release Date: 2009-09-15 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.2.9 | Release Date: 2009-07-14 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.2.6 | Release Date: 2009-05-19 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 2.0.5 | Release Date: 2009-01-24 | Download

    Bug fix: EXIF export
    Fixes a bug where EXIF writing would fail on systems with a decimal separator other than the dot.

    Bug Fix: Flickr upload
    Flickr upload would fail if restricted to geocoded images only.

    Bug Fix: Crash on close of a sheet
    HoudahGeo could crash upon hiding a sheet.

    Bug fix: XMP sidecar support
    HoudahGeo failed to read from XMP sidecars upon import.

    Bug Fix: Crash on close
    Fixes a bug where HoudahGeo would crash when run on Tiger.

    Version 2.0.3 | Release Date: 2009-01-20 | Download
    Version 2.0.3:

    Bug fix: Manual waypoint geocoding
    Waypoints were not correctly listed.

    Enhancement: Inspector windows

    Window positions for inspectors are now remembered.

    Version 1.4.8 | Release Date: 2008-04-25 | Download

    Enhancement: Vastly improved Google Earth Geocoding
    Google Earth geocoding now provides readings of altitude in addition to latitude and longitude. It now also works when the Google Earth view is tilted.

    Version 1.4.6 | Release Date: 2008-04-01 | Download

    Enhancement: Time Zone Display
    The GMT+X time zones are now listed by their natural name.

    Bug fix: EXIF export
    EXIF export and Flickr upload now remove GPS coordinates when none are entered in HoudahGeo.

    Enhancement: Flickr export
    Enhanced machine tag (triple tag) support

    Enhancement: exiftool
    Upgraded to the latest version of exiftool

    Version 1.4.3 | Release Date: 2008-03-12 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2008-01-11 | Download

    New feature: Google Earth geocoding
    Geocode your images right from within Google Earth with just a click of a button!

    New feature: Wintec USB support
    Connect via USB to your Wintec GPS track logger

    New feature: Serial-to-USB converter support
    Connect to your serial Garmin or Magellan GPS device using a serial-to-USB converter

    New feature: Lightroom support
    Browse your Lightroom 1.3 library from within HoudahGeo. Pick photos to export.

    New feature: Enhanced XMP sidecar support
    HoudahGeo now copies XMP sidecars along with images.

    New feature: Enhanced XMP sidecar support
    GPS tags are written to the XMP sidecar whenever present.

    New feature: Pick & choose
    Select which images to export (Google Earth, Flickr!) or to write tags to.

    New feature: KML output (advanced users)
    In addition to KMZ, HoudahGeo may now output KML for local or hosted use..

    Enhancement: Enhanced XMP sidecars for unsupported files
    HoudahGeo no longer converts unsupported RAW files to JPEG when asked to write to XMP sidecars.

    Enhancement: KML/KMZ output
    You may chose between 3 image sizes to show in Google Earth ballons.

    Enhancement: KML/KMZ output
    Google Earth now shows the results of reverse geocoding.

    Version 1.3.2 | Release Date: 2007-12-27 | Download

    Bug fix: Help Documentation
    The built-in Help book used to unduly complain about missing Internet connection.

    Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-23 | Download

    Bug fix: Flickr upload
    Flickr upload would fail when no maximum image size was specified.

    Bug fix: Flickr upload
    Flickr upload could stall.

    Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2007-12-14 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 1.2.8 | Release Date: 2007-09-23 | Download

    New feature: Copy/paste coordinates
    It is now possible to copy coordinates from one image to another.

    Enhancement: Map geocoding
    The map window now loads significantly faster.

    Enhancement: Map geocoding
    The map window now remembers settings from previous use.

    Bug fix: Image preview
    The image preview again has the full size of the preview window.

    Version 1.2.7 | Release Date: 2007-09-11 | Download

    Bug fix: GPX file loading
    Fixes an occasional crash while loading track log files.

    Bug fix: Document window closing
    Fixes an occasional crash while closing a document window.

    Version 1.2.6 | Release Date: 2007-09-05 | Download

    Enhancement: Image previews
    Image previews are now faster to load.

    Enhancement: Automatic geocoding
    The automatic geocoding alogorithm has been improved and allows for command line fine tuning.

    Version 1.2.5 | Release Date: 2007-08-26 | Download
    • Enhancement: Camera setup
      HoudahGeo now remembers your timezone and clock error settings.
    • Enhancement: GPSBabel
      Upgraded to GPSBabel 1.3.4.
    • Enhancement: iMediaBrowser
      Upgraded to the latest version of the iMediaBrowser framework.
    • Bug fix: Crash on close
      HoudahGeo could crash on closing of a document window. This should be fixed.
    Version 1.2.3 | Release Date: 2007-08-15 | Download

    Bug fix: Memory usage
    Plugged some memory leaks.

    Version 1.2.0 | Release Date: 2007-07-24 | Download

    New feature: Reverse geocoding
    Let HoudahGeo determine the name of the location where a photo was taken

    New feature: Google Maps
    The map for manual geocoding now features bookmarks

    New feature: GPS import
    HoudahGeo now connects via Bluetooth to Wintec WBT-100, WBT-200 and WBT-201 devices

    New feature: Waypoint geocoding
    HoudahGeo may now assign the same waypoint to multiple images in one step

    New feature: Google Maps
    The map now remembers zoom level between invocations

    New feature: Google Maps
    Improved integration with Google Earth. Includes the ability to show a crosshair in Google Earth

    Enhancement: Fresh UI
    HoudahGeo 1.2 sports a beautiful new interface. Hope you'll like it.

    Bug fix: Geocoding accuracy
    HoudahGeo could get confused if the track log started with a point with no timestamp.

    Bug fix: Crashing bug
    Fixed a case of random crashes affecting prior version of HoudahGeo.

    Version 1.1.8 | Release Date: 2007-07-04 | Download

    Bug fix: Crashing bug
    HoudahGeo 1.1.7 introduced a crashing bug which is now fixed.

    Version 1.1.7 | Release Date: 2007-07-02 | Download

    Bug fix: Way point loading
    Failed to load way points from GPX files.

    Version 1.1.5 | Release Date: 2007-06-19 | Download

    Bug fix: Image loading
    HoudahGeo could skip images when dragged in bulk to the application.

    Bug fix: Camera setup
    HoudahGeo 1.1.4 would crash when the camera setup was modified after having loaded images.

    Version 1.1.4 | Release Date: 2007-06-16 | Download

    Bug fix: Image loading
    Could crash.

    Bug fix: GPS track log loading
    Could crash.

    Enhancement: Geocoding
    May now be interrupted.

    Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2007-05-27 | Download

    New feature: Flickr export
    HoudahGeo 1.1 can upload your pictures to the photo web sharing web site Flickr.com.

    New feature: Image preview
    Image preview now has its own window.

    Enhancement: Overall
    HoudahGeo 1.1 greatly improves over HoudahGeo 1.0 when it comes to speed, responsiveness and support for large number of images. Be prepared to say goodbye to the spinning rainbow cursor!

    Bug fixes: Overall
    HoudahGeo 1.1 fixes quite a number of minor bugs and stability issues.

    Bug fix: Image loading
    HoudahGeo 1.1.1 fixes a crashing bug that slipped through beta testing.

    Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2007-05-25 | Download

    New feature: Flickr export
    HoudahGeo 1.1 can upload your pictures to the photo web sharing web site Flickr.com.

    New feature: Image preview
    Image preview now has its own window.

    Enhancement: Overall
    HoudahGeo 1.1 greatly improves over HoudahGeo 1.0 when it comes to speed, responsiveness and support for large number of images. Be prepared to say goodbye to the spinning rainbow cursor!

    Bug fixes: Overall
    HoudahGeo 1.1 fixes quite a number of minor bugs and stability issues.

    Version 1.0.5 | Release Date: 2007-05-05 | Download

    New feature: Google Earth geocoding
    The manual geocoding interface now supports bidirectional communication with Google Earth.

    Enhancement: Google Earth export
    HoudahGeo now exports higher quality images to Google Earth.

    Enhancement: Google Earth export
    The timeline information is now an optional export.

    Enhancement: Drag and drop
    HoudahGeo now accepts drag and drops provided its detects at least one supported file.

    Enhancement: Drag and drop
    HoudahGeo now accepts drag and drops of folders on the main window.

    Bug fix: Google Earth export
    HoudahGeo now exports images in the appropriate orientation and desired size.

    Bug fix: Application path
    HoudahGeo now works correctly even if the application path contains a space character.

    Version 1.0.4 | Release Date: 2007-05-01 | Download

    New feature: Google Earth geocoding
    You may now center the geocoding map on the same location as Google Earth. This is useful for places where the Google Earth image material is of better quality than the Google Maps one.

    New feature: IPTC support
    HoudahGeo now reads and writes IPTC tags. IPTC Headline is mapped to the image description. IPTC Caption is mapped to comments.

    Enhancement: Support for large number of images
    HoudahGeo has been optimized to handle any number of files. This applies end to end: bulk import, bulk geocoding, bulk export. Export functions may be time consuming with really large image counts.

    Enhancement: Files with no EXIF date
    HoudahGeo now properly falls back on file creation date when geocoding files with no EXIF date.

    Enhancement: Image orientation
    Image orientation is now respected when creating scaled images for Google Earth.

    Enhancement: Special character support
    HoudahGeo can now handle special characters in its own paths, in image file paths as well as in file names.

    Bug fix: EXIF export
    EXIF export could skip random files while processing.

    Version 1.0.3 | Release Date: 2007-04-27 | Download

    Bug fix: GPS import
    Direct import from USB-based GPS devices was not operational.

    Bug fix: GPS import
    The GPS drop down sheet would cause a crash if reopened.

    Bug fix: DNG files
    HoudahGeo failed to accept DNG files dropped on the main window.

    Bug fix: Library import
    The scroll bar on the photo thumbnail view was only partially operational.

    Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2007-04-23 | Download

    Bug fix: tracks with no name
    Tracks with no name prevented projects from being saved.

    Bug fix: application path
    Parts of HoudahGeo failed to work if the application path contained special characters.

    Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2007-04-22 | Download

    Bug fix: Google Earth export
    Fixed a bug where Google Earth export could crash in presence of multiple track logs.

    Enhancement: Google Earth export
    Google Earth export now includes tracks with no time information.

    Enhancement: Google Earth export
    Google Earth now centers on the first image of the project.

    Enhancement: Track log import
    Tracks with no time information are now imported for use by Google Earth export.

    Enhancement: Map based geocoding
    It is now possible to zoom the map using the scroll wheel.

    Bug fix: Geocode all
    The "Geocode All" menu item was not enabled.

    Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2007-04-21 | Download

    HoudahGeo 1.0
    HoudahGeo 1.0 is out of beta!

    Automatic geocoding
    Match photos to points on GPX or NMEA track logs.

    GPS device support
    Downloads GPX track logs from USB based Garmin, Magellan and WBT devices.

    Manual geocoding
    Attach photos to waypoints created using a GPS device.

    Map based geocoding
    Pin photos to locations on Google Maps.

    EXIF image file tagging
    Write coordinates to EXIF tags embedded in the image files.

    Google Earth export
    View your photos "on location" within Google Earth.

    Version 1.0b9 | Release Date: 2007-04-19 | Download

    Feature: Dock drop
    Images and track log files may now be dropped on the dock icon.

    Feature: Camera setup
    The camera setup may now be modified after importing images.

    Bug fix: Google Earth export
    Google Earth export failed with larger number of images .

    Version 1.0b8 | Release Date: 2007-04-14 | Download
    Automatic geocoding:

    Fixed a crashing bug

    Version 1.0b6 | Release Date: 2007-04-13 | Download
    Version 1.0b6:

    Minor bug fix update to 1.0b5.

    Version 1.0b5:

    Breaks file format compatibility

    This is a MAJOR update to HoudahGeo breaks file format compatibility with HoudahGeo 1.0b4. Please wrap up your existing projects before upgrading.


    • Much improved algorithm
    GPS device import:
    • Bug fixes
    • Support for Magellan
    Geocoding using Google Maps:
    • Geocode multiple images in one step
    EXIF export:
    • Support for many RAW image formats
    • Bug fixes
    Google Earth export:
    • Timeline information within Google Earth
    • Track prefix + suffix by configurable number of minutes
    • Bug fixes

    Version 1.0b4 | Release Date: 2007-03-31 | Download
    No changes specified