digiKam

Professional Photo Management with the Power of Open Source

digiKam 0.9.5 release for KDE3

by digiKam

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

Official digiKam 0.9.5 release for KDE3 is out. It's a bug fix and translations updates.

digikam0.9.5

digiKam 0.9.5 tarball can be downloaded from SourceForge at this url

Compared to digiKam 0.9.4, closed files and new features are listed below:

NEW FEATURES:

General : libkdcraw dependency updated to 0.1.6.
General : TIFF/PNG/JPEG2000 metadata can be edited or added (require Exiv2 >= 0.18).
General : Internal CImg library updated to 1.3.0.

Image Editor : All image plugin tool settings provide default buttons to reset values.
Image Editor : New Raw import tool to handle Raw pictures with customized decoding settings.
Image Editor : All image plugin dialogs are removed. All tools are embedded in editor window.
Image Editor : New composition guide based on Diagonal Rules.

BUGFIXES FROM KDE BUGZILLA (alias B.K.O | http://bugs.kde.org):

001 ==> 166867 : digiKam crashes when starting.
002 ==> 167026 : Crash on startup Directory ImageSubIfd0 not valid.
003 ==> 146870 : Don't reduce size of image when rotating.
004 ==> 167528 : Remove hotlinking URL from tips.
005 ==> 167343 : Albums view corrupted and unusable.
006 ==> 146033 : When switching with Page* image jumps.
007 ==> 127242 : Flashing 'histogram calculation in progress' is a bit annoying.
008 ==> 150457 : More RAW controls in color management pop-up please.
009 ==> 155074 : Edit Image should allow chance to adjust RAW conversion parameters.
010 ==> 155076 : RAW Conversion UI Needs to be more generic.
011 ==> 142975 : Better support for RAW photo handling.
012 ==> 147136 : When selecting pictures from folder showfoto got closed.
013 ==> 168780 : Loose the raw import.
014 ==> 160564 : No refresh of the number of pictures assigned to a tag after removing the tag from some pictures.
015 ==> 158144 : Showfoto crashes in settings window.
016 ==> 162845 : 'Ctrl+F6' Conflict with KDE global shortcut.
017 ==> 159523 : digiKam crashes while downloading images from Olympus MJU 810/Stylus 810 camera no xD card.
018 ==> 161369 : Quick filter indicator lamp is not working properly in recursive image folder view mode.
019 ==> 147314 : Renaming like crazy with F2 slows down my system.
020 ==> 164622 : Crash using timeline when switching from month to week to month view.
021 ==> 141951 : Blank empty context right-click menus.
022 ==> 116886 : Proposal for adding a new destripe/denoise technique.
023 ==> 163602 : Race condition during image download from Camera/ USB device: image corruption and/or loss.
024 ==> 165857 : Unreliable import when photo root is on network share.
025 ==> 147435 : Resize slider in sharpness dialog doesn't work correct.
026 ==> 168844 : Make the selection rectangle draggable over the image (not only resizable).
027 ==> 147151 : Compile error: multiple definition of `jpeg_suppress_tables'.
028 ==> 170758 : High load when tagging.
029 ==> 168003 : Drag&dropping a photo to a folder in Dolphin begins copying the whole system:/media.
030 ==> 142457 : Temp files not cleaned up after crashes.
031 ==> 164573 : Better support for small screens.
032 ==> 175970 : digitaglinktree merges tags with same name in different subfolders.
033 ==> 108760 : Use collection image (or part of) as Tag/Album icon.
034 ==> 144078 : very slow avi startup.
035 ==> 146258 : Moving an album into waste basket didn't remove.
036 ==> 149165 : cannot edit anymore - sqlite lock?
037 ==> 146025 : Wrong image name when using info from EXIF.
038 ==> 167056 : Updating tags is slow when thumbnails are visible.
039 ==> 141960 : Problems with photos without EXIV data when updating me.
040 ==> 129379 : Renamed Album is shown multiple times although there is only on related picture directory.
041 ==> 171247 : Album creation error when name start by a number.
042 ==> 150906 : digiKam unable to connect to Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ3.
043 ==> 148812 : "Auto Rotate/Flip Using Exif Orientation" fails with some images.
044 ==> 150342 : Camera image window keeps scrolling to the currently downloaded picture.
045 ==> 147475 : digiKam Slideshow - Pause button does not stay sticky / work.
046 ==> 148899 : Image Editor does not get the focus after clicking on an image.
047 ==> 148596 : Empty entries in the "back" drop-down when changing month (date view).
048 ==> 161387 : Unable to import photos with digiKam even though it's detected.
049 ==> 165229 : Thumbnail complete update does not work reliably, even for jpgs.
050 ==> 176477 : Files disappear while importing.
051 ==> 179134 : Compile-error with libkdcraw > 0.1.5.
052 ==> 162535 : Startup is extremely slow when famd is running.
053 ==> 179413 : Support restoring blown out highlights.
054 ==> 157313 : Option to reposition lighttable slide-list.
055 ==> 180671 : Scanner import does not work.
056 ==> 175387 : digikam-doc 0.9.4 sf.net tarball is outdated.
057 ==> 181712 : Ubuntu 8.10 - digiKam finds not the correct images.
058 ==> 169037 : Crash when tagging photos.
059 ==> 173314 : digiKam crashes while exiting the photo-editing mode in KDE 3.5.10.
060 ==> 185279 : Raw pictures from Panasonic LX2 have totally wrong colours in digikam show modus.

Thanks

Thanks for this awaited release. I will package it for Mandriva 2008 Spring and 2009 : there are conservative users waiting ;-)

Unforget libkdcraw and libkexiv2 packages...

Unforget to backport last libkdcraw and libkexiv2 for KDE3 released recently. it's important...

digiKam

openSUSE packages

...are building in the KDE:KDE3 repo for all recent distributions, along with updated libkdcraw and kexiv.