gthumb 2.11.90 released

gthumb 2.11.90 is now available for download at:

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This is the first beta release in a series leading to version 2.12; it's mainly a bugfixes release with some usability enhancements and some minor features added. No more features will be added in the remaining beta releases, only bugfixes and updated translations.

What is gthumb

gthumb is an image viewer and browser utility for the GNOME environment.
The README file distributed with the tar archive contains a complete list of features and the instructions to compile the source. The complete description, screenshots and other info are available at

Overview of changes from gthumb 2.11.6 to 2.11.90

New features and user visible changes:

* Slideshow: added ability to view the images in random order (#621244)
* Change date tool: allow to set the date without touching the time
* Video player: display the video speed in the status bar and allow
  to change speed from 0.03 to 36.0 (#624454)
* Removed the "do not change folder" option from the preferences dialog
  as it was useless.
* Added ability to organize files by tag: the organize command can
  organize files by tag, creating a catalog for each tag found in the
  scanned images.
* The "fit window to image" is now a toggle action. (#617488)
* Added two orientation tools: added tool to physically rotate the
  images according to their embedded orientation; and a tool to reset
  the embedded orientation without rotating the images.
* Removed the preferences button from the import dialogs: instead of
  the overwrite option just use the overwrite dialog when a file is
  going to be overwritten; the rotate option is used only when
  importing from a device and is set in the general preferences dialog.
* New application icon.

Bugs fixed:

* Fixed escaping of UTF-chars in ui file (Gabor Kelemen) (#626990)
* Fixed comment lost when upgrading from 2.10 to 2.11. (#626893)
* Fixed unnecessary reloading when setting a filter (#625937)
* Fixed saving of Xmp and Iptc description and title fields (#626284)
* Fixed catalog reordering when the catalog is sorted and/or filtered
* Fixed crash in fullscreen mode when viewing an image after a video.
* Activate the web album extension b default.
* Correctly hide and show the mouse pointer in the video player.
* Fixed search test when the "match any" option was active.
* Flicker importer: fixed crash when the image url is not found
New or updated application translations:

* Czech (Marek Černocký)
* Deutsch (Mario Blättermann)
* Español (Jorge González)
* Slovenian (Andrej Žnidaršič)

New or updated manual translations:

* Español (Jorge González)
* German (Mario Blättermann)


This program is released under the terms of the GNU General Public
License (GNU GPL) version 2 or greater. You can find a copy of the license in the file COPYING.

August 16th, 2010

Paolo Bacchilega

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