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MarsEdit 4.5: WordPress Media Syncing via Red Sweater Blog [Shared]

MarsEdit is the software that has kept all  my blogs humming for years now. I recommend it to any Mac user who is blogging via WordPress or Blogger, although it supports other blog engines as well. It is great to be able to edit locally. I have never really liked the WordPress web-based editor and MarsEdit has allowed me to avoid it almost entirely. — Douglas 

This update brings long-awaited media syncing functionality for WordPress blogs. After you refresh your blog in MarsEdit 4.5, all the existing images and files from your blog will be available for re-insertion from the Media Manager’s “Published” tab.

Historically, this tab has included only files that are uploaded from MarsEdit itself. This limitation was based in shortcomings of the WordPress API (the interface MarsEdit communicates to the blog with), but the API has since been updated to support downloading a complete list of the published media files. For the time being non-WordPress blogs continue to support listing files that were uploaded by MarsEdit, but I will be looking into adding support for media syncing to other systems where possible.

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