Thursday, February 11, 2016

Fotoxx 16.02 Has Been Released. Ubuntu, Linux Mint.

Fotoxx is an all-in-one complex image editor and collection manage open source graphical software. It provides users with powerful tools for manipulating image files made with a digital camera.

Source Fotoxx Homepage.

Fotoxx Changelog.

  • New Effects > Cartoon: convert a photo into a cartoon-like drawing.
  • Add Text and Add Lines now work better with images having transparent areas.
  • Paint/Clone: optionally paint over transparent areas, instantly or gradually.
  • Brasero was replaced by growisofs for writing image files to DVD/BlueRay disc.
    (growisofs underlies Brasero, K3b, and most other disc burning utilities).
  • Edit Any Metadata: UI improvement to better handle long text strings.
  • Batch Change Metadata: UI improvement to better handle long text strings.
  • New batch function: select image files by clicking thumbnails, output a file
    with a list of the selected files. Useful to feed shell scripts or other apps.
  • Function key changes: F10 for full screen with menu and panel, F11 without.
  • Batch Convert: overlay images (e.g. credit lines) can be sized for a constant
    screen display size, regardless of image size or aspect ratio.
  • When viewing images sequentially using the [prev/next] button or keyboard
    arrow keys, adjacent directories can be spanned without user navigation.
  • An album can be opened from the command line: $ fotoxx -album <album-name>
  • Bugfix: Retouch Combo: reset button did not reset everything.
  • Bugfix: Panorama: “file color” button caused image misalignment or crash.
The program supports viewing of RAW camera images (NEF, CR2, etc.), as well as all other image formats, including JPG, PNG, DNG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, etc.

All in all, Fotoxx is a great photo editor for the enthusiast photographer. It can be used to do so many tasks that it may become overwhelming at some point. But it does a very good job!

The latest version is 16.02

To install Fotoxx just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install fotoxx

That's all enjoy!

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