Latest News

27th October, 2016.

The Image Collector v1.14 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

3rd October, 2016.

The Image Collector v1.13 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

9th August, 2016.

It has taken a while, but the new account site has been completed! All accounts have been migrated to the new system and users should have received an email with their new account details and information.

7th July, 2015.

The Image Collector v1.12 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

12th December, 2014.

The Image Collector v1.11 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

Please note that this version requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.

This update brings fixes for the most common problems and extends the plugin architecture to support more 'intelligent' plugins. The more noticable changes are present within the premium plugin; new services have been added, and existing ones fixed.

Owners of any premium plugin packs will need to log into their account and download the new update(s).

26th April, 2014.

The Image Collector v1.10 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

This is mainly a maintanence release that adds support for the WebM video format. Please note that TIC currently launches the system's default WebM application as it itself cannot play the format. The latest release of FireFox has been used for testing.

Owners of any premium plugin packs will need to log into their account and download the new update(s).

18th February, 2014.

The Image Collector v1.09 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

This update features a fixed update checker (plugin versions were being detected incorrectly), along with significant performance improvements in initial-fetching of image results, and other minor changes.

27th January, 2014.

The Image Collector v1.07 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

Please note that this version of TIC requires Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, or Windows 8(.1) and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1. If you have previously purchased a premium pack, you will need to download the new version from within your account; packs have been rewritten and updated with new services and are not backwards compatible.

Update: v1.08 has been released fixing an issue with plugins not being found in Windows Vista and a crash at startup if the .NET Framework 4.5.1 isn't installed but 4.5 is. It is important to have 4.5.1 installed otherwise there will be errors.

13th July, 2012.

The Image Collector v1.06 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

29th May, 2012.

The Image Collector v1.05 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

2nd March, 2012.

The Image Collector v1.04 has been released. The changelog can be viewed here.

24th February, 2012.

The FapChan plugin has been added to Premium Pack 1. Existing purchasers have been notified about this addition and can download the plugin by re-downloading the premium pack from the account section of the site.

12th February, 2012.

A new plugin has been added to the base installation of The Image Collector. Please perform an in-application update by pressing F7 to download and install the new 9Gag plugin.

29th November, 2011.

The Image Collector v1.03 has been released. This update is primarily a maintenance release featuring a number of fixes. The changelog can be viewed here.

5th October, 2011.

A new plugin has been added to Premium Pack 1 and improvements have been made to the startup speed of the included plugins. Existing purchasers have been notified about this addition and can download the plugin by re-downloading the premium pack from the account section of the site.

1st October, 2011.

The Image Collector v1.02 has been released. This release has the biggest changelog so far and features bug fixes, a lot of work on the internal plugin system, a new plugin (Photo.Net), a significant reduction in startup time on some systems, and various changes that can be seen within the changelog. Download the new version from the Download area or by pressing F7 within the TIC application.

21st September, 2011.

The Image Collector v1.01 has been released. This update features greater user-convenience in regards to using Services (eg. right-click a service to download or right-click a service with sub-sections, select a sub-section, and downloading will begin automatically), support for non-image items (eg. webcams), a portable mode, logging, two new plugins, and more. Please take a look at the Download section; full changes can be seen here.

11th September, 2011.

Both The Image Collector and its website have been officially launched. Please read through the rest of the site for information on what The Image Collector is; a forum is available should you have any questions. Additional plugins are available from the Premium area. The Image Collector itself and its default plugins are entirely free for use.