Photoflare Image Editor 1.6.6 Released, How to Install via PPA

November 15, 2020 — Leave a comment

Photoflare, a free open-source image editor inspired by PhotoFiltre, released version 1.6.6 a day ago with stability improvements and bug-fixes.

Changes in Photoflare 1.6.6 include:

  • Fixed warning dialog showing on uppercase image formats.
  • Fixed selecting Batch filters with no filter selected causes a crash.
  • Fixed Eraser Tool setting should not be called Radius.
  • Fixed Eraser Tool not making use of your secondary color.
  • Fixed issue with semi opaque images and filters.
  • Fixed crash if restarting the app via Preferences dialog and files are still open.
  • Fixed Undo history not being cleared after closing a file.
  • Fixed SprayCan Tool allowing 1 pixel as radius value.
  • Fixed Smudge Tool allowing 1 pixel as radius value.
  • Fixed file preview limits too small on NewDialog.
  • Fixed text size of zero being allowed in the TextDialog.
  • Fixed crash when using color threshold filter on smaller images.
  • Fixed crash when closing the TransparentDialog.
  • Russian comment and Generic name added to Desktop file.
  • Fixed loading of local translation files.
  • Fixed flood fill not working with transparent image formats.
  • Full Russian translation.

How to Install Photoflare in Ubuntu:

The software has a stable PPA which so far contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, and Linux Mint 19.x / 20.

1.) To add the PPA, open terminal from system application launcher and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:photoflare/photoflare-stable

2.) After adding PPA, update system package cache and install the image editor via commands:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install photoflare

Uninstall Photoflare:

To remove Photoflare image editor, either use your system package manager or run command in terminal:

sudo apt remove photoflare

And remove the PPA either via Software & Updates under Other Software tab, or by running command:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:photoflare/photoflare-stable

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