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digiKam 5.1.0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

digiKam 5.1.0 just recently released, introduces a new huge bugs triage and some fixes following first feedback from end-users. This release update internal Libraw to last public and pre-release version 0.18.0. This permits digiKam to support new lead RAW cameras as: Canon 80D, 1300D, 1DX MkII Fujifilm X-Pro2, X70, X-E2S HTC One A9 and M9 Leica M and X-U Nikon D5 Olympus Pen F, SH-3 Panasonic DMC-GX80/85, DMC-TZ80/81/85/ZS60, DMC-TZ100/101/ZS100 PhaseOne IQ150, IQ180 IR, IQ3 Samsung Galaxy S7 Sony ILCA-68, ILCE-6300, RX1R II, RX10 III Additional Changes and Improvements made in this release A consolidation of Mysql database interface has been continued Some optimizations have been introduced to speed-up startup operation, especially to delay the scan from new items after the main interface initialization Also the option to enable or disable the scan for new items at startup is back in Setup/Miscs dialog page Install digiKam 5.

How To Install PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo Image Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo recently released, is a powerful image editing software developed by Dylan Coakley. PhotoFiltre LX is inspired by the image editor currently only available on Microsoft Windows – PhotoFiltre. However, it will not be a straight clone. It is being built from the ground up to be much improved and cross platform too! PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo Changelog New colour selection palette Styling improvements to the colour selectors.

Darktable 2.0 Final released

Darktable 2.0 final release which was released end of last year, comes with a host of new features, improvements and bug fixes. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0 changelog: GUI: darktable has been ported to gtk-3.0 the viewport in darkroom mode is now dynamically sized, you specify the border width side panels now default to a width of 350px in dt 2.

Skype 7.16 for Windows released

Skype 7.16 for Windows App had just been released and this latest release comes with several improvements to how you share. This release is more focused on your sharing experience with an introduction of a new media toolbar which allows you to qickly share photos, files etc. Skype 7.16 Update: Media toolbar Sharing shouldn’t take too many clicks – as such we’ve released a new toolbar which you can use to quickly share photos, files, video messages, contacts and emoticons.

DigiKam Software Collection 4.12.0 released

DigiKam Software Collection 4.12.0 recently released, is an advanced digital photo management application for Linux, Windows, and Mac-OSX, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a snap. This new release comes with OSX PKG installers for Mountain Lion, Maverick, and Yosemite. Note that you must considerate digiKam under OSX as beta stage, not stable as under Linux. DigiKam Software Collection 4.12.0 update Some dysfunctions have been identified and fixed with this release.

Darktable 1.6.8 Photo Workflow Software released

Darktable 1.6.8 recently released, is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them. Darktable 1.6.8 changelog changes clipping, santiy check for custom aspect ratios read lensmodel from xmp handle canon lens recognition special case general cleanups rawspeed Canon EOS M3 Canon EOS 5Ds (R) Nikon 1 J5 Panasonic DMC-G7 (4:3 aspect ratio only) Fujifilm X-T10 Pentax K-S2 Panasonic TZ71 Olympus TG-4 Leica VLUX1 4:3 aspect ratio mode standard color matrices Canon EOS M3 Canon EOS 5Ds (R) Nikon 1 J5 Panasonic DMC-G7 Fujifilm X-T10 Pentax K-S2 Olympus TG-4 white balance presets Samsung NX500 Panasonic TZ71 noise profiles Sony ILCE-5100 Fujifilm HS50EXR Canon EOS 5Ds R Install Darktable 1.

Fotoxx 15.08 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 15.08 recently released, is a free open source Linux program for editing photos or other images and managing a large collection (collection management). Images can be viewed in scrollable pages of thumbnails (variable size) or singly in a large window. Fotoxx 15.08 changelog The brightness distribution for an image can be reshaped by using slider controls and watching the image or graph. The distribution can be clipped at either end, or stretched or flattened in different zones.

LightZone 4.1.2 Digital Darkroom released with bugfixes

LightZone 4.1.2 recently released, is a non-destructive, professional-level digital darkroom software for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, that includes RAW processing and editing. LightZone lets the user build up a stack of tools which can be rearranged, readjusted, turned off and on, and removed from the stack. LightZone 4.1.2 changelog Bug Fixes Highlights were excluded when luminosity selection was set for highlights and set back to maximum Color selection of a tool was not updated if modification occurred earlier in the tool stack Windows – Limit max heap to 1024 MiB on 32 bit build Improvements Fixed a DCRaw vulnerability Replaced non-free color profiles with OpenICC ones Linux Added libgomp1 in dependency on Debian and Ubuntu Removed libmlib_jai.

PhotoFlow 0.1.5 Photo Editor released

PhotoFlow 0.1.5 recently released, is a fully non-destructive photo retouching program providing a complete layer-based workflow from RAW image development to printing. The individual layers can be activated and de-activated using the radio buttons on the right of the image. Moreover, the layers structure can be saved to disk and re-opened again via the command line. The new 0.1.5 release brings two brand new tools: the Volume tool, which allows to apply some local contrast enhancement and modulate the strength of the effect separately in the shadows, mid-tones and highlights.

LightZone 4.1.1 Digital Darkroom released

LightZone 4.1.1 recently released, is a non-destructive, professional-level digital darkroom software for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, that includes RAW processing and editing. LightZone lets the user build up a stack of tools which can be rearranged, readjusted, turned off and on, and removed from the stack. LightZone 4.1.1 is primarily focused on bugfixes. Bug Fix: Minimum right pane width was too narrow LCMS library name conflicts with Java 8’s LCMS library Windows – Maximum value of Memory Limit slider in Preference shrinks over time Install LightZone 4.

LightZone 4.1 Digital Darkroom released

LightZone 4.1 recently released, is a non-destructive, professional-level digital darkroom software for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, that includes RAW processing and editing. LightZone lets the user build up a stack of tools which can be rearranged, readjusted, turned off and on, and removed from the stack. User Interface You can now open an image via command line, OS context menu, or drag & drop on LightZone shortcut icon.

PhotoFlow 0.1.150502 Photo Editor released

PhotoFlow 0.1.150502 recently released, is a fully non-destructive photo retouching program providing a complete layer-based workflow from RAW image development to printing. The individual layers can be activated and de-activated using the radio buttons on the right of the image. Moreover, the layers structure can be saved to disk and re-opened again via the command line. PhotoFlow Main Features Fully non-destructive, layer-based photo editing workflow with realtime preview of the final image Support for 8-bits and 16-bits integer as well as 32-bits and 64-bits floating point precision, selectable at runtime and on a per-image basis Plugin-based architecture: new tools can be implemented as separate modules that are loaded at runtime Allows to load and edit images of arbitrary size, thanks to the underlying rendering engine based on the VIPS library Fully color managed workflow: user-defined input, work and output profiles, soft-proofing, etc… Support for layer grouping and layer masks Support for common photo editing tools: levels, curves, brightness-contrast control, blurring, sharpening, cropping, resizing, colorspace conversions, etc…, all implemented in the form of image layers User-friendly interface to develop new tools and image filters as external plugins Install PhotoFlow 0.

Fotoxx 15.04.1 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 15.04.1 recently released, is a free open source Linux program for editing photos or other images and managing a large collection (collection management). Images can be viewed in scrollable pages of thumbnails (variable size) or singly in a large window. Fotoxx 15.04 changelog Plugin interface was broken. If a plugin function was used for the initial edit of an image file, a crash resulted New: Zonal Flatten: enhance contrast in dull areas, even if overall brightness and contrast is already well optimized (powerful, try it).

Install MyPaint 1.1 on Ubuntu OS

MyPaint 1.1 is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. MyPaint comes with a large brush collection including charcoal and ink to emulate real media, but the highly configurable brush engine allows you to experiment with your own brushes and with not-quite-natural painting.

Install PhotoCollage 1.3 a Photo Collage Posters

PhotoCollage 1.3 recently released, allows you to create photo collage posters. It assembles the input photographs it is given to generate a big poster. Photos are automatically arranged to fill the whole poster, then you can change the final layout, dimensions, border or swap photos in the generated grid. Eventually the final poster image can we saved in any size. The algorithm generates random layouts that place photos while taking advantage of all free space.

Darktable 1.6.3 released

Darktable 1.6.3 recently released, is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them. Darktable 1.6.3 changelog Make camera import window transient Allow soft limits on radius Fix soft boundaries for black in exposure Change order of the profile/intent combo in export dialog Support read/write of chromaticities in EXR Allow to default to :memory: db in config Add mime handler for non-raw image file formats Improved lens model name detection for Sony SAL lenses Fix buffer overrun in SSE clipping loop for highlight handling Prevent exporting when an invalid export/storage is selected Hopefully last fix for aspect ratios in crop and rotate No tooltip when dragging in monochrome Install Darktable 1.

Entangle 0.6.1 Tethered Camera Control & Capture released

Entangle 0.6.1 recently released, is an open source software that provides a graphical interface for “tethered shooting”, aka taking photographs with a digital camera completely controlled from the computer. It is built on top of libgphoto using GTK-3 for its interface. It is fully colour managed, auto-detecting system monitor profile and applying the necessary transforms when displaying images. Entangle 0.6.1 Changelog Require GTK = 3.4 Fix check for GIO package in configure Add missing icons to Makefile Follow freedesktop thumbnail standard storage location Refactor capture code to facilitate plugin script automation Fix bug causing plugin to be displayed more than once Make histogram height larger Strip trailing ‘2’ from widget labels to be more friendly Completely rewrite control panel display to show a small, user configurable subset from all the camera controls.

DigiKam Software Collection 4.8.0 released

DigiKam Software Collection 4.8.0 recently released, is an advanced digital photo management application for Linux, Windows, and Mac-OSX, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a snap. This release includes a new sets of bugs fixes from Maik Qualmann who maintain KDE4 version while KF5 port is under progress. digiKam 4.8.0 update Some BQM tools in a workflow don’t restore (all) parameters properly Lens Auto-Correction seems to prefer makernotes over Exif making fixing manual lenses impossible Image Quality Sorter doesn’t apply labels digiKam crash during marking photos in Persons/Tags view Geolocalisation not possible using google maps: “Malformated Url” Digikam won’t start: *** Error in `digikam’: realloc(): invalid pointer: 0x0000000000c14260 *** Tag Manager crashes when adding a new tag Tags from Windows Photo Gallery sometimes ignored digiKam sometimes shows the raw preview, sometimes the JPEG preview, depending on the position of the stars Rotating raw image sometimes results in the preview showing the photo rotated in the opposite direction Use digiKam with your keyboard, delete the wrong photos digiKam crashes when making panorama / boost FindQtSoap.