Release history

Release 1

  • Timeline shows thumbnails of all items
    • -> thumbnails are sized based on importance
    • -> time traveling to selected date
  • Pictures can be collected from attached cameras, smartphones, and USB devices
  • Facebook status updates can be collected automatically
  • Duplicates are eliminated
  • *Pictures can be shared via Facebook and email

Release 2

  • Tweets and pictures from Twitter can be collected automatically
  • Pictures can be shared via Twitter
  • Pinch-to-zoom functionality supported for pictures

Release 3

  • Pictures from camera roll can be collected automatically

Release 4

  • Migration to Windows 8.1
  • Pictures from Instagram can be collected automatically
  • Most important pictures are shown in Live Tile

Release 5

  • Search added
    • -> Items are automatically added to index
    • -> Relevance based results

Release 6

  • Bug fix release

Release 7

  • Batch selection & deletion in Timeline
  • Items from social networks can be opened in browser
  • Major UI revision

Release 8

  • Improved Facebook UX: Login via single sign-on; long-lived tokens

Release 9

  • Timeline overhaul resulting in much smoother scrolling experience
  • Maintenance functionality added
    • -> data cleanup on request
    • -> migration to different screen size

Release 10

  • Support for German language added

Release 11

  • InfoGraphics added that shows information about various aspects of your collection, for example
    • -> number of photos
    • -> most active weekdays
    • -> most commented Facebook items etc.

Release 12

  • Support for additional languages added: French, Portuguese, Spanish

Release 13

  • Support for videos added
    • -> Videos can be collected from camera, smartphone, and Facebook automatically
    • -> Videos can be shared via Facebook and email
  • Animations added to “time travelling”
  • Animations added to metadata display

Release 14

  • Support for Italian added
  • Smoother swipe experience in single item view
  • Videos can be collected from camera roll automatically

Release 15

  • PNG format for pictures supported

Release 16

  • Major efficiency overhaul
    • -> long timelines supported
    • -> smoother scrolling experience

Release 17

  • Backup and Restore
    • -> complete or incremental backup
    • -> restore includes duplicate checks
    • -> restore enables easy migration to new machines

Release 18

  • Map display for items with geo information

Release 19

  • Several UI improvements for display of geo data

Release 20

  • User Ratings added
  • Items can be opened on Desktop via “Open with…”
  • New map pushpin icon

Release 21

  • New Facebook API v2.2 supported
  • Facebook collector collects additional items, e.g. photos of user
  • Analytics engine changed toGoogle Analytics

Releases 22, 23, and 24

  • Items can be tagged
  • Tag collections can be viewed in a dedicated view

Releases 25 and 26

  • Layout, font, and animation changes in Timeline and Single Item View
  • Faster transition from Timeline to Single Item View
  • Added problem support when bitsofMine data folder becomes unavailable

Releases 27

  • Bug fixes

Releases 28

  • Improvements to several collectors: Increased stability when collecting Facebook photos, Twitter photos, and Instagram photos

Releases 29

  • Tagging of multiple items
  • Enhanced support for photo metadata

Releases 30

  • Support for German added
  • Layout update

Releases 31

  • App can handle empty Facebook status updates (yes, such can exist ;-)…)

Releases 32

  • Facebook API changed
  • Final Windows 8 feature release

Releases 33 (v.1.7.33.0)

  • First release for Windows 10
  • Major UX overhaul
  • Improved importance detection for photos
  • Keyboard shortcuts added
  • Placeholders for photos on timeline now colored according to dominant color of photo
  • Map component changed
  • Enhanced support for EXIF data

Releases 34 (v.1.7.33.0)

  • No new app version
  • Screenshot updates in Windows Store

Releases 35 (v.1.7.36.0)

  • UI improvements
  • Improved keyboard shortcuts

Releases 36 (v.1.8.10.0)

  • Support for slideshows:
    • random slideshows
    • sequential slideshows
    • tag collection slideshows

Releases 37 (v.1.8.14.0)

  • Less resources needed for random slideshows

Releases 38 (v.1.8.16.0)

  • Fixed an error that caused the app to close when no slides were available for a slideshow

Releases 39 (v.1.8.23.0)

  • Time it takes to start the app is reduced
  • Slideshows not limited to 200 slides anymore

ReleasesĀ 40 (v.1.8.23.0)

  • Support for Windows 10 phones disabled in Windows Store
  • No new app version

ReleasesĀ 41 (v.1.8.24.0)

  • “Duplicate” detection for Facebook photos: Facebook photos will not show up as Facebook status updates anymore