[Digikam-users] digikam 0.9.0-rc2 and digikamimageplugins 0.9.0-rc2 released

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Thu Dec 7 14:01:15 GMT 2006

Announcing the second release candidate of 
digiKam 0.9.0 and digiKamimageplugins 0.9.0.

The 0.9 series has been under heavy development since November 2005. After 
having released three beta version and a first release candidate, we are now 
entering the last phase of fixing critical bugs and testing.

The source for digikam and digikamimageplugins 0.9.0-rc2 is available from:


Features in digikam 0.9-rc2


New features and bug fixes since beta3

	115125 : White Balance tool: remaining endianess issue on PowerPC.
	137495 : showfoto crashes when doing any modification to a loaded directory.
	137845 : Album Header cut off (squeezed) when entering two or more lines in
			 Album comment.
	137886 : When a tag is moved in the left panel it's position is not updated
			 in the right panel.
	135834 : Lowercasing camera filenames only works for first imported file.
	134391 : digiKam camera gui dialog crashes if there is a filename without
	131947 : digiKam complains about invalid ICC profiles path.
	130176 : Typos in digiKam.po and one plugin.
	138252 : Display is not updates when switching color managed view on/off.
	138253 : Keyboard shortcut for turning color managed display on/off.

Digikam Movie Tour

There are four demonstration videos (Flash format) available highlighting
 some of the new features.

How to import a RAW file in 16 bits color depth into digiKam image editor
using Color Management:

On the usage of the camera interface and how to add IPTC information to an
image file:

On the new fast RAW file preview mode, the use of color profiles, image
plugins supporting 16 bit and user interface improvements for all image

How to use the black and white converter and the add border image plugin,
again demonstrating user interface improvements and full 16 bit support:

How to help us

This release is a beta release, which means that we ask users to test this
version of digiKam and report bugs.
If you have found a bug, please report it to the bug tracking system at
bugs.kde.org. In a first step, confirm that there is not already a bug report
for your problem. A list of open bug reports for digikam can be found at


and for digikamimageplugins at


General information on digikam and digikamimageplugins

digiKam is a digital photo management application for KDE,
focussed on importing, organizing and editing digital photos,
aimed at all types of users.

digiKam imageplugins enhance digiKam's image editor with
more than 2 dozen plugins that make correcting your photos easier.

WWW:  www.digikam.org
IRC:  irc.freenode.net - #digikam
MAIL: digikam-users at kde.org digikam-devel at kde.org

The digiKam team

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