darktable 3.6: Summer Release 2021
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released 0.8

released 0.8

we released version 0.8, which obsoletes 0.7.1 in a lot of ways:

  • much faster image loading due to rawspeed, an awesome new library by klaus post @rawstudio
  • lots of performance improvements in our caches and pixel pipelines (together with the above like 5x–10x)
  • gpu computing using opencl (for graphics boards …

released 0.7.1

released 0.7.1

we released version 0.7.1, a small bugfix release to fix up some nuisances in 0.7:

  • some more white balance presets
  • layout fixes for overlong profile names
  • styles now actually work
  • extensive documentation in form of screencasts

enjoy the release, but be aware that you’ll be missing out on a lot of …


released 0.7

released 0.7

we released version 0.7 this weekend. some of the changes:

  • .xmp is now used instead of .dt for sidecars
  • libraw with dcraw 9.05
  • plug-ins of darkroom mode are now in groups/tabs
  • new darkroom plug-ins: zone system, relight, graduated neutral density, watermark
  • changes can now be saved into named processing styles …

released 0.6

released 0.6

finally a new release … it has been so long that i hardly remember all the changes. let’s try to list the most important ones:

  • libraw 0.10.0-beta3
  • tethered shooting mode
  • import from camera via gphoto2
  • new, improved modules: vignetting, velvia, grain, denoise (via bilateral filter), color transfer, …

released 0.5

released 0.5

features, features, features ;)

  • image tagging
  • flexible database queries by exif and custom tags
  • powerful color zones plug-in, to selectively alter only some colors
  • french translation
  • libraw 0.8.5
  • new light table mode layout: file manager
  • inotify support
  • tiff 8-bit and 16-bit export
  • new, more powerful widgets to …

released 0.4

released 0.4

as usual, the new release comes with lots of new features:

  • lens defect correction (lensfun)
  • internationalization (russian and swedish translation)
  • backup files for image editing history and tagging (.dt and .dttags) apart from database
  • gconf preferences handling
  • lighttable mode modules
  • libraw 0.8.4 and low-level …

0.3 beta released

0.3 beta released

there have been some major internal changes in dt since 0.2, and some of them result in cool new features for the user, so it is time to pass it on to the non-git audience. this includes:

  • most processing is now being done in a new color space (L a/L b/L). this results in nicer exposure/tonecurve/denoise/color …

0.2 beta is out!

0.2 beta is out!

there have been some major changes in the last months. first, the processing backend has been replaced completely, based on an interface which is able to use libgegl (but currently doesn’t, until gegl is fast enough). all operations are encapsulated in run-time loaded plug-ins. raw reading is now based on …