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New - PhotoMesa version 1.3 ! (December 3, 2001)

The main changes in this version are:

In order to run PhotoMesa, you must have at least Java 2 installed on your machine.
We strongly recommend to use Java 2 version 1.4.
(available for free for Windows, Unix, and it is built into Mac OS X).

If you find any bugs in this version, please email us immediately at

Download PhotoMesa in one of two ways:

  1. Use Java WebStart to launch PhotoMesa directly. (Preferred)
    Using WebStart has the advantage that no manual installation of PhotoMesa is required,
    and WebStart will download any updates to PhotoMesa as they are available.
    Note: Netscape 6.X users might need to register WebStart manually.
  2. Download and install PhotoMesa manually.
    Download which contains three files: photomesa-1.3.jar, photomesa-1.3-javav1.4.bat, and photomesa-1.3-java2v1.3.bat.  On Windows, you can execute PhotoMesa directly by double-clicking photomesa-1.3-java2v1.X.bat according to your java virtual machine, or from any operating system, you can execute PhotoMesa by typing 'java -server -Xmx256M -jar photomesa-1.3.jar' (Java 2 version 1.4) at the command line. If you are using Java 2 version 1.3, please type 'java -Xmx256M -jar photomesa-1.3.jar' instead.

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PhotoMesa version 1.2 (June 30, 2001)

The main changes in this version are: Download and install PhotoMesa manually.

For Netscape 6.X Users

Netscape 6.X users may need to register Java WebStart manually. Please follow this procedure. Ref.
  1. From your Netscape menu, select Edit -> Preference. You'll see the preference window.
  2. In the left pane (of the preference window), choose Navigator -> Helper Applications.
  3. On the right pane, click "New Type..."
  4. In the "New Type" window, fill the following information.
  5. After setting this options, please visit You'll get a popup window confirming your action. Please choose "Open using javaws.exe".
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