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paua

released darktable 1.4.1

hi all, as most of you probably noticed already, we published a point release, 1.4.1. the tarball is here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.4/darktable-1.4.1.tar.xz/download make sure you check the signature: https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.4/darktable-1.4.1.tar.xz.asc/download the macintosh computer disk image with signature here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.4/darktable-1.4.1.dmg/download https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.4/darktable-1.4.1.dmg.asc/download this is just a point release, so not really any new features. detailed release notes are as follows: export: consistent names for output formats export to disk: overwrite file option grain plugin now … Continue reading

penguin

determining focus in lighttable

wouldn’t it be great if you could judge sharpness of your images in lighttable mode? this mode is limited to small and medium sized thumbnails of your images, so we can deliver the required speed to browse a lot of them. to tell whether or not you got the focus right during the shoot, we would like to look at the full resolution. the most you get out of lighttable … Continue reading

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about basecurves

the purpose of the basecurve is to make the otherwise scene-referred linear (linear raw rgb) color look good on your output devices. this is done independently of any color managed transforms which are also done in the pipeline, so we can establish a certain look independent of the devices. this will affect how highlights and shadows are balanced against each other, the overall contrast of the image, as well as … Continue reading

lens

have your lens calibrated!

just a quick plug for torsten’s great new service which allows you to calibrate your lens for lensfun. this will enable you to use darktable’s lens correction module with your lens if it hasn’t been calibrated by others for you yet. all you need to do is take some sample images and upload them here: http://wilson.bronger.org/calibration the page contains some more detailed instructions about which images are useful and which … Continue reading

rimutaka

released 1.2

we released the next feature release (1.2): source tarball user manual macintosh disk image as a feature release, it comes with a lot of new goodies: profiled denoising: adapt to the properties of your camera’s sensor (72 cameras already profiled for you). lightroom import: convert some basic edits from your lightroom collection to darktable operations. multi instance support: duplicate your modules and apply them more than one time with different … Continue reading

pohutekawa

released 1.2rc2

we just released a new tarball for the second release candidate: https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.2/darktable-1.2~rc2.tar.xz/download here is the macintosh disk image: http://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.2/darktable-1.2~rc2.dmg/download and this time it comes with an updated usermanual: http://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.2/darktable-usermanual.pdf/download the changes on top of rc1 are minor, some details: fixed a spurious crash/deadlock when switching images in filmstrip mode fixed a couple of exif strings for profiled denoising fixed gcc 4.8.0 build new noise profiles fixed gphoto 2.5 issues updated … Continue reading

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released 1.2rc1

we just released a new tarball for the first release candidate in the next feature release (1.2): source tarball mac disk image as a feature release, it comes with a lot of new goodies: profiled denoising: adapt to the properties of your camera’s sensor (72 cameras already profiled for you). lightroom import: convert some basic edits from your lightroom collection to darktable operations. multi instance support: duplicate your modules and … Continue reading

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released 1.1.3

hi, there is a new point release with a couple of smaller updates. source tarball: http://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.1/darktable-1.1.3.tar.xz/download mac disk image: http://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.1/darktable-1.1.3.2.dmg/download and the usermanual is still the same. fixes: check (on build) if glib 2.28 or higher is present don’t sanitize exif when creating hdr dngs colorpicker now disappears immediately when disabling it lens correction now uses loose lens matching (ivan tarozzi) konica minolta dynax 5d rotation fix removed an outdated … Continue reading

threerocks

released 1.1.1

we released a patch release: https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.1/darktable-1.1.1.tar.gz/download along with an updated usermanual: https://sourceforge.net/projects/darktable/files/darktable/1.1/darktable-usermanual-1.1.1.pdf/download this resolves a couple of issues with 1.1. so no new features here, but: minor reordering of lighttable mode modules (geotagging, keywords and recent collections) cleaned up the default visible plugins when first starting darktable in most cases raw files will now show thumbnails in the import dialog (thanks to Mattias Eriksson) a curve related crash was fixed (#9906 thanks … Continue reading

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profiling sensor and photon noise

.. and how to get rid of it. [update 20/12/2012: `how to profile your camera’ includes instructions with the new gen-profile script] [update 15/12/2012: no more recompile needed, updated the instructions in the benchmark section and how to run make.sh. ] to summarize the current situation in dt: we have a lot of cool tools wrapped around great algorithms with almost all the knobs you need to get perfect results. … Continue reading