digiKam 0.7.2 released
Posted on: 03/03/2005 07:54 AM

digiKam 0.7.2 is out for your photographs management pleasure.

The digiKam team is pleased to announce the new 0.7.2 release.

digiKam is a digital photo management application for KDE, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos can be organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by directory layout or by custom collections. An easy to use interface is provided that enables you to connect to your camera and preview, download and/or delete your images. digiKam includes an image editor for process image corrections. This one can be extended using plugins from DigikamImagePlugins project.

lt;lt;lt; What's new gt;gt;gt;

==gt; 0.7.2-Stable:

Core :

Widgets implementation: fix and improvements.
Image filter : new Gaussian blur and Channel mixer filters.

Image editor :

- Fixes bug with toolbar not hiding in full screen mode.
- Prompt for save if image has been modified and user tries to open a new
- make sure the undo cache is properly emptied if the user closes the main
window instead of the image window first.

Bugs Fix :

#91378, comments #6.

==gt; 0.7.2-beta1:

+ Image Editor : Add new 'copy' action to copy current selection to clipboard.
You can paste this selection in other application like Kolorpaint, Gimp,
Kword, etc...
+ Image Editor : Undoing actions capability.
+ Image Editor : Usability improvements of ratio-crop tool. Add 'Rule Third
Lines' guides for to help users to compose a photograph.
+ Image Editor : Replaced native dynamic guibuilder system with kde xmlgui one
for plugins. Toolbars and shortcuts are now configurable within the
+ Image Editor : Fix PNG compression and JPEG quality min and max values
(Gimp/Photoshop like)
+ Image Editor : New Stretch Contrast color filter.
+ Image Editor : New classic Black and White photograph tonal convertion:
Neutral BW, Sepia, Selenium, Platinum, Cold-Tone, Brown.
+ Image Editor : added action icons.
+ New splashcreen with animation like kDevelop.

Bugs Fix :

+ BUG: 96940
+ BUG: 98305
+ BUG: 98189
+ BUG: 96941
+ BUG: 96895
+ BUG: 96290
+ BUG: 96459
+ BUG: 92977


digiKam provide full documentation. You can consult this manual at this url :


You can donwload digiKam-0.7.2 tarball at this url :


For more informations, please consult the web project page available at this url:


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