digiKam

Professional Photo Management with the Power of Open Source

Release Plan


digiKam 7.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2021.xx.xx7.3.0ExifTool metadata viewer, iNaturalist export tool. Base Media Format metadata support. Better support of FITS astro-photo.
2021.03.227.2.0
2021.02.077.2.0-rcIncluding Online Version Downloader
2020.12.277.2.0-beta2MacOS bundle relocatable and compatible with BigSur. Face engine data models downloadable in demand.
2020.10.307.2.0-beta1Include faces workflow and face engine improvements from GSoC 2020 projects.
2020.09.067.1.0Summer maintenance release. Add UTF-8 support for IPTC metadata.
2020.07.197.0.0
2020.06.077.0.0-rcAdd Qt 5.15 support.
2020.04.247.0.0-beta3
2020.02.027.0.0-beta2Add Qt 5.14 support. Switch AppImage and MacOS package from QtWebkit to QtWebEngine. Face Scan UI improvements and simplications.
2019.12.227.0.0-beta1Re-written Face detection and recognition based on OpenCV deep learning engine (GoSC 2019 project). LibRaw 0.20 support.

digiKam 6.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2019.11.096.4.0New Clone tool for Image Editor. New DPlugins interface for native image loaders and Raw Import tools.
2019.09.086.3.0Libraw 0.19.5 support. First version of exported DPlugin API. GMic-Qt ported as external plugin for Image Editor.
2019.08.046.2.0Exiv2 0.27.2 and Libraw 0.19.3 support.
2019.04.146.1.0New plugins interface named “DPlugins” for Generic, Editor, and BQM tools.
2019.02.106.0.0
2018.12.106.0.0-beta3Libraw 0.19 support. New grouping items options.
2018.10.316.0.0-beta2Exiv2 0.27 support. Time-Adjust tool. DrMinGw support under Windows. New separate album contents options.
2018.08.196.0.0-beta1Refactored version with less dependencies and with video management support. This version will include also GoSC 2017/2018 projects.

digiKam 5.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2018.03.255.9.0
2018.01.125.8.0Including new UPNP/DLNA export tool.
2017.08.275.7.0Including new Print Creator, Send by Email tool, many bugs fixed and triaged.
2017.06.115.6.0Including new HTML Gallery tool, new Video SlideShow tool, Items Grouping improvements, Mysql garbage collector, GPS Bookmarks improvements.
2017.03.125.5.0Including database garbage collector.
2017.01.085.4.0Ported to QtAv for Video Files support.
2016.11.065.3.0
2016.09.185.2.0
2016.08.075.1.0
2016.07.035.0.0
2016.05.295.0.0-beta7
2016.04.245.0.0-beta6
2016.03.275.0.0-beta5
2016.02.285.0.0-beta4
2016.01.175.0.0-beta3
2015.11.295.0.0-beta2
2015.10.185.0.0-beta1

digiKam 4.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2015.10.114.14.0
2015.08.304.13.0
2015.07.264.12.0
2015.06.144.11.0
2015.05.104.10.0
2015.04.054.9.0
2015.02.224.8.0
2015.01.254.7.0
2014.12.144.6.0
2014.11.094.5.0
2014.10.064.4.0
2014.09.084.3.0
2014.08.034.2.0
2014.06.224.1.0
2014.05.114.0.0Version including all GoSC 2013 and 2014 projects.
2014.04.134.0.0-rc
2014.03.304.0.0-beta4
2014.02.234.0.0-beta3
2014.01.124.0.0-beta2
2013.12.014.0.0-beta1

digiKam 3.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2013.09.293.5.0
2013.09.013.4.0
2013.08.043.3.0Including Face Recognition feature
2013.07.033.3.0-beta3
2013.06.163.3.0-beta2
2013.06.023.3.0-beta1
2013.05.123.2.0
2013.04.283.2.0-beta2
2013.04.073.2.0-beta1Including new Table-View Mode
2013.03.103.1.0Including bugs-fixes detected by Coverity SCAN
2013.02.063.0.0Version including all GoSC 2012 projects.

digiKam 2.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2012.09.022.9.0
2012.08.052.8.0
2012.07.082.7.0
2012.05.062.6.0Version including Color and Pick labels, Tags keyboard shortcuts, Group of items.
2012.01.082.5.0Version including XMP Sidecar support, Face Recognition, Image Versioning, and Reverse Geo-location.
2011.12.042.4.0
2011.11.062.3.0
2011.10.022.2.0
2011.09.042.1.0
2011.07.242.0.0

digiKam 1.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2011.02.191.9.0
2011.01.231.8.0
2010.12.191.7.0
2010.11.221.6.0
2010.10.101.5.0
2010.08.221.4.0
2010.06.071.3.0
2010.03.281.2.0
2010.01.311.1.0
2009.12.201.0.0

digiKam 0.x Release Plan

DateVersionComments
2009.05.300.10.0
2009.03.150.9.5
2008.07.160.9.4
2007.12.230.9.3
2007.06.130.9.2
2007.03.040.9.1
2006.12.180.9.0
2006.07.100.8.0
2005.05.210.7.0
2003.12.080.6.0
2002.10.030.5.0
2002.05.100.4.0
2002.06.070.3.0
2002.03.030.2.0
2001.12.240.1.0