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Version: v0.9 (Summer Woods)


Codename Summit Woods​

Version 0.9.26​

  • Bugfix Snowtrack failed to revert to an older version on some Windows machines
  • Bugfix Fixed a crash when generating a preview on Windows
  • Thumbnail Support - New Thumbnail support for DDS files

Version 0.9.25​

  • New application logo

App Logo

Snowtrack comes now with an app logo that evolves as the software evolves.

  • Create Version The old "Save" button is now labeled as "Create Version"

Create Project Dialog

  • Dialogs Overhaul of the Create Project.. dialog

Create Project Dialog

  • Performance: I/O performance on NAS servers up to 1.5 times

  • Cloud Services: Improvements for projects that are stored on Adobe Cloud, Dropbox and Google Drive

  • Tracks New colors for tracks

  • Thumbnail Support - New Thumbnail support for files of the following apps:

    • Figma
    • Sketch
    • Adobe XD
    • Corel Painter
  • Compatibility - Compatibility with standalone plugins for Cinema 4D and Blender

  • Bugfix Fixed an issue with Dropbox on MacOS

  • Bugfix Fixed an issue when exporting a project

Codename Mile-Ex​

Version 0.9.14​

  • New Icon - New icon for the Create... menu item in the left side panel

  • Thumbnail Support - New Thumbnail support for the following file types:

    • PureRef *.pur
    • EXR *.exr (update)
    • ZBrush *.ztl

ZBrush ZTL

  • Project Filter - Added a project filter to the left side panel

Project Filter Menu

  • Last modified - Modification info added to the project list

Last modified

  • Colorized Notifications - In-app notifications are now colorized depending on their type (info, warning, error)

Colorized notifications

  • Drag-and-drop - Thumbnails now support drag-and-drop

Colorized notifications

  • Cloud Engine - Core update to prepare Snowtrack for future cloud storage support*

    * Cloud storage will be an optional service. You will be able to use Snowtrack local-only if you wish to do so.

Codename CΓ΄te-des-Neiges​

Version 0.8.93 (Hotfix)​

It is highly recommended to install this update.

  • Fix crash - Fixed a crash of Snowtrack when saving a version.
  • Application Freeze - Fixed a UI freeze that occurs when a file is deleted from the working directory.

Version 0.8.92​

  • Version Info - Versions show information which files were added, modified or deleted.

Diff Info

  • Context Menu in Sidebar - Open the context-menu with a right-click.

Context Menu

  • Tooltips - Versions and files now show a tooltip.


  • Application font - Snowtrack received a new smoother font.
  • *.snowproj don't unpack on start - Snowtrack might not unpack a *.snowproj file on double-click.
  • Other - Several minor speed and UI/UX improvements.

Codename Rosemont​

Version 0.8.75​

  • Linux Support - Snowtrack is now available for Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and Debian
  • Export Button - Entire projects or individual tracks can now be exported and shared with other users

Snow Project

  • Opening project - Opening a demo project could fail with a cryptic error message

  • Sidebar - Sidebar had no scrollbar

  • Manage Projects - Manage projects list was empty if a single project could not be accessed

  • Tooltip - Tooltip with absolute path on mouse hover over project**

  • Thumbnails I - New thumbnail support for Autodesk 3DS Max, Autodesk Maya and Character Creator

  • Thumbnails II - If available and of better quality, thumbnails from the Windows Explorer are displayed

  • Modal Dialogs - Updated button scheme for modal dialogs

  • Performance - Restoring an older version is up to 10 times faster

Super slow beforeNow super fast

Codename Le Plateau​

Version 0.8.54​

  • Open Public Beta

Version 0.8.49​

  • File handling - Fixed an issue where Snowtrack failed to load a directory while it is being deleted.
  • System Requirements - Snowtrack failed to operate on a new Windows installation.
  • Updates - Implemented an auto-updater which makes it easier to stay up-to-date.

Auto Updater

Version 0.8.29​

  • Performance - Discarding changes is up to 10x times faster.
  • Stability - Prevent errors that prevent Snowtrack from operating.
  • Manage Projects - A globe icon indicates if the versions of a project are stored in the version database.

Version Database Icon

Demo Projects​

A new Pixelmator project got added to the Demo Project section in the welcome screen. The artwork was created by Chris Hall Draws.

Instagram | Website |

Project Tiger

Codename Glenmount​

Version 0.8.27​

  • Manage Projects - Manage projects now includes projects from the Recent Projects list
  • Unsaved changes - Improved detection heuristics for text files
  • Performance - Restoring an older item is significantly faster
  • Application Support - Enhanced minor bugfixes for Corel Draw and Pixelmator files
  • Sidebar - Items can now be removed from the Recent Project list


Version 0.8.26​

  • Change detection - Improved change detection in Snowtrack UI by around 15% on MacOS and Windows
  • Unsaved Changes - Snowtrack displayed unsaved changes after a failed Save.
  • Application Info - Snowtrack can now display application names that prevent a discard operation.

Process Info

Version 0.8.25​

  • MacOS Thumbnails - Thumbnails on MacOS may fail to load
  • Performance - Improve performance on Windows

Version 0.8.24​

  • Restore Item - Restoring an item didn't give proper feedback on failure.
  • Links - Fix links to the documentation
  • Other - Fix typos

Version 0.8.23​

  • Ignore Files - Files beginning with Backup_of..* are now excluded by default

Version 0.8.21​

  • ZBrush Support - ZBrush Thumbnails can now be loaded on Windows
  • Cinema 4D Thumbnail - Fixed an issue with the aspect ratio of Cinema 4D files.
  • Loading projects - Fixed an issue where a project loaded forever.
  • Show Next Version - Fixed an issue with the Show Next Version button.
  • Delete versions - Fixed an issue where versions couldn't be deleted.
  • Localization - Fixed several typos

Version 0.8.19​

  • Breadcrumbs - Fixed an issue with the breadcrumb bar that prevented loading projects

  • Only move files to trash when needed - Items are moved only to trash if they don't have a shadow copy in the version database, otherwise they will be deleted.

  • Navigation - Fixed an issue with mouse button navigation

Version 0.8.12​

  • Timestamps in versions - Better heuristic when to display "X minutes ago" and the full date.

Version 0.8.10​

  • Performance Saving - Creating a new version with files >4GB is 15% faster than before.
  • Menus - Added Changelog and Discord item to the menu

Version 0.8.9​

  • macOS 10.13 Support - The minimum requirement for Snowtrack was lowered to macOS 10.13 High Sierra.
  • Download Progress - Downloading demo projects continues while switchting to another page.
  • Manage Projects - Paginator removed from the Manage Projects view.
  • Not all files are restored on Windows - In some cases restoring an item didn't update the file in the working directory.
  • Notifications - Notifications within the app are covered by the loading screen.
  • All binaries are now code-signed - Snowtrack contains a few helper tools of which all are now code-signed on Windows and macOS.
  • Upgraded to SnowFS v0.9.2 - All latest changes are now merged into Snowtrack

Demo Projects​

Snowtrack now comes with 2 new demo projects, one for Blender, and another for Affinity Photo. They can both be downloaded through the Welcome Screen within Snowtrack.

Project Donut

Affinity Photo

Version 0.8.7​

  • Tracks - Tracks are now visualized by a graph instead of a combo-box.
  • Performance impact when items are ignored - Adding a file to the
  • Creating version while Windows is still copying files - Snowtrack didn't always detect write access by the Windows File Explorer
  • Additional mouse support buttons - Navigation buttons on your mouse can now be used within Snowtrack.
  • Keep file suffixes in version database - Files in the object database will now keep there suffix to raise transparency.


Snowtrack is heavily optimized to load projects with several thousand files. Loading or scrolling just became super smooth.

New Version​

New Performance

Old Version​

Old Performance

Codename Verdun​

Version 0.8.4​

Thumbnail Support​

Added thumbnail support for ZBrush.

ZBrush Thumbnails

Older Versions​

This is the end of the public changelog.