Fotoxx 14.02 Released with Enhancement [Ubuntu DEBs]

February 2, 2014

Fotoxx faster workflow

 

Fotoxx, a free and open source photo editing software has reached version 14.02 recently with improvements and bug fixes.

As you may know, Fotoxx is a Linux program for photo editing and collection management. The goal is to meet most user needs while remaining fast and easy to use.

Version 14.02 changelog:

  • Index Image Files (aka Synchronize) runs faster. Intermixing image files with
    100K other files under /home/user/… has little effect on speed.
    Startup time is also faster for the normal case of few new image files.
  • Retouch Combo: sliders were added for fast adjustment of overall brightness,
    contrast and color. The curves can then be hand-tuned if needed.
  • Slide Show: a new transition type simulates turning a book page.
  • Slide Show: images are clipped to exactly fit the monitor if the difference
    in aspect ratio is less than a predefined limit.
  • Slide Show: optionally show captions/comments above each image.
  • The batch Rename and Convert functions were combined for convenience.
  • Batch Convert has a new option to automatically sharpen images.
  • Paint/Clone: a “shadow” paintbrush tracks the source of copied pixels.
  • Retouch Combo, Trim/Rotate and Resize can recall prior settings for easier application to multiple images needing similar treatments.
  • Mashup: resizing/rotating an overlay image with the mouse is smoother.
  • Editing in a selected area: edge blending was made a bit smoother.
  • Search Images: select a gallery (thumbnails) report or a tabular report for
    listing desired metadata along with a thumbnail image.
  • Block metadata edits for image types not supporting this (e.g. bmp, gif).
  • Bugfix: Texture function converted RGB 0/0/0 pixels into illegal values.
  • Bugfix: Bogus error message about exceeding geotag limits.
  • Bugfix: Trim function left temporary image remnants on the window.

Download:

The official download page provides the DEB packages for Ubuntu and its derivatives.

Fotoxx Download Page

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