ColorHints Mosaic News

[18 Feb 21]
ColorHints Mosaic 4.2.1 was released today. This version fixes a couple of rarely seen bugs.
[20 Nov 20]
ColorHints Mosaic 4.2 was released today. It is now possible to save the image in the Original Tab with or without the tile grid. This makes it easy to save a cropped phototgraph to your photo library.
[ 6 Oct 20]
Version 4.1 of ColorHints Mosaic was released today. This version has two new features in the Original tab. From the menu:
  • Print — prints a single page of the current image with the tile grid
  • Save image — saves the current image with the tile grid to the photo library (permissions permitting)
[22 Sep 20]
ColorHints Mosaic 4.0.1 was released today. This version has a bug fix for a rare, but potential crash at startup.
[ 8 Sep 20]
ColorHints Mosaic 4.0 was released today. Version 4 was re-written to provide more features and an updated user interface. Changes include:
  • New tile shapes: circle, diamond, hexagon, isosceles triangle, rectangle, and right triangle
  • Tile stacking arrangements
  • A new Mosaic Manager tab to organize saved mosaics
  • An improved Mosaic Color editor
  • Improved paper usage for printing
  • Shapes, tile counts, etc. can now be changed in the Mosaic Tab
Version 4.0 will import all previously saved mosaics
[14 Jan 20]
ColorHints Mosaic 3.3.3 was released today. This version fixes a couple of bugs in specifying how to print your Mosaic.
[ 7 Oct 19]
ColorHints Mosaic 3.3.2 was released today. This version has an improved Auto selection of the grid color in the Original tab. It also has some minor bug fixes.
[13 Jun 18]
ColorHints Mosaic 3.3 was released today. This version of ColorHints Mosaic supports mosaics of up to 200x200 tiles on newer iOS devices.
[13 Apr 18]
ColorHints Mosaic 3.2 was released today. Changes include
  • In the original tab
    • Tapping the many/few tiles ICONs now steps the number of tiles by ±1
    • A long press on the many tiles ICON sets the number tiles to the maximum
    • A long press on the few tiles ICON sets the number of tiles to the minimum
  • In the Mosaic tab
    • Tapping the many/few tiles ICONs now steps the number of tiles by ±1
    • A long press on the many colors ICON sets the number tiles to the maximum
    • A long press on the few colors ICON sets the number of tiles to the minimum
  • Bug fixes
  • A new tutorial titled Introduction to the Editor Tab was released today.
[26 Mar 18]
ColorHints Mosaic 3.1.1 was released today. This is a bug fix release.
[14 Dec 17]
ColorHints Mosaic 3.1 is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • Support for drag and drop in iOS 11
  • Improved displays on the iPhone X
  • What's new help for Mosaic 3.1
  • Improved help display
  • Bug fixes
[26 Sep 17]
Version 3.0 of ColorHints Mosaic is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • Mosaic tiles are no longer constrained to be square (or isosceles triangles). An aspect ratio can be set for the rectangles or triangles.
  • Printing is improved
  • Bug fixes
[28 Feb 17]
A new tutorial is available Printing Mosaics, Posters and Coloring Books in ColorHints Mosaic
[17 Feb 17]
A new tutorial is available: Cropping a Photo in ColorHints Mosaic
[ 8 Feb 17]
Color Hints Mosaic 2.1 is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • You can now print Coloring Books. Coloring Books are like the standard prints, except that the cells are left blank to be colored in by you.
  • ColorHints Mosaic now remembers the previous size of a poster
  • Built-in help is improved
  • You are now notified when new tutorials are available
  • Minor cosmetic changes
  • Minor bug fixes
[23 Sep 16]
Color Hints Mosaic 2.0 is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • An Editor tab that allows you to manual adjust the number and color of tiles
  • In the original tab, both the width and height tile counts are displayed
  • Bug fixes
[19 Apr 16]

In Color Hints Mosaic 1.2.2 you can crop your photographs before creating a mosaic. Simply double tap the photograph to initiate the crop process. Help will appear the first time you use it.

[ 1 Apr 16]

New collaboration with QuiltSandwich!

Starting with Color Hints Mosaic 1.2.1, your mosaics can be sent directly to QuiltSandwich to quickly and easily create pixel quilts! See the excellent tutorial the folks at QuiltSandwich have created here.

[ 1 Apr 16]
Color Hints Mosaic 1.2.1 is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • The mosaic file can be sent to other applications, in particular QuiltSandwich to create a pixel quilt
  • Color Hints Mosaic can now export the created mosaic to other Color Hints Mosaic users
    • EMailing a mosaic now includes the mosaic file
    • The mosaic file can be Air Dropped to another iPhone/iPad
  • Mosaic now saves the last photo taken with the camera if access to the Camera Roll is not permitted.
  • Bug fixes
[18 Feb 16]
Color Hints Mosaic 1.2 is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • The camera can now be used to take photos to make mosaics. Photos taken are automatically added to your camera roll
  • A Quick Action can be used to take a photo for a mosaic
  • The screen layout for iPhones in landscape mode is improved
  • iOS 9 print preview now works
  • Save PDF to iBooks now works on iOS 9
  • Improved automatic selection of tile lines color in the Original tab
  • Updated launch screen appearance
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Print occasionally produced 2x3 pages instead of 2x2
    • Sometimes printed a color key and annotations on the mosaic with incorrect information
    • Version 1.1.2 could crash when printing
    • Selection of the tile line color might not include both black & white as options
    • Emailing a mosaic would send an annotated version even if Limit was turned off
    • Sometimes in the Mosaic tab, the number colors displayed and printed didn't match the slider selection
[17 Oct 15]
Color Hints Mosaic 1.1.2 is now available in the App Store. This version provides better compatibility with iOS 9.
[27 Aug 15]
Color Hints Mosaic 1.1.1 is now available in the App Store. Changes include:
  • A Pinch gesture can be used to adjust the number of tiles in the Original tab and the number of colors in the Mosaic tab
  • A couple of minor bugs were fixed
  • A few cosmetic changes were made
[28 May 15]
Color Hints Mosaic 1.1 is now available in the App Store. Version 1.1 supports printing both annotated mosaics and a color key as well as poster size prints. Mosaics can also be sent directly to Color Hints as a Swatch.
[12 May 15]
Color Hints Mosaic is now available in the App Store
[27 Apr 15]
Color Hints Mosaic 1.0 is now in beta test. If you would like to participate in testing, please contact us at support@swaystairs.com


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