// by digiKam Team
Dear digiKam fans and users, Just few words to inform the community that 7.0.0-beta2 is out and ready to test one month later the first beta release published at Christmas time. After a long triaging stage, this new version come with more than 600 bug-fixes since last stable release 6.4.0 and look very promising. Nothing is completed yet, as we plan one beta version before next spring, when we will publish officially the stable version.
// by Dmitri Popov
The first revision of the digiKam Recipes book in 2020 is here, and it packs new content. The latest version of digiKam features the Healing Clone tool, and the Remove dust spots and imperfections with the Healing Clone tool part explains how to use this supremely useful feature. Starting with digiKam 6.4, you can use external RAW processing engines, and the Process RAW files with UFRaw part provides information on how to work with RAW photos using the UFRaw tool.