gthumb 2.13.2 released

gthumb 2.13.2 is now available for download at:

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This is a the second development release of the 2.13 series leading
to the next major release 2.14.0. As a development release this version can have many bugs and users are not encouraged to update to this version if they expect to get the same stability of the 2.12 series.

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 2.13.1 to 2.13.2

New features and user visible changes:

* Added a sharpen tool.
* Added a tool to rotate images of any degree. (Stefano Pettini) (#627563)
* Added "copy image to clipboard" and "paste image from clipboard".
* Added a map view to view the geographical position where the picture
  was taken.
* Added tool to delete files metadata.
* Disable the screensaver when playing videos or slideshows.
* Crop: added ability to maximize and center the selection.
* Rename series: added a dialog to edit the filename template.
* Resize images: added ability to select the file format.
* Slideshow: make the animations smoother.
* Moved the extensions activation in the preferences dialog.
* Pressing the delete key in a catalog removes the file from the
  catalog instead of deleting the file from disk (#623620)
* Image selector: show the active resize grip.
* Red eye removal: exit from the tool only when the ok button is clicked.
* Added VIDEO and DESKTOP directories to the entry point list.
* Added the entry points to the bookmark menu as well.

Bugs fixed:

* Fixed crash when closing a window while the video viewer is active.
* Webalbums: fixed progress dialog not showing again after the first
* Rename series: speed-up dialog appearance. (#645515)
* Image selector: maximize the selection size when the pointer is out
  of the image bounds. (#644346)
* Image selector: do not paint the darker background when dragging, in
  order to speed-up selection moving. (#644344)
* Find duplicates: do not allow to select more than a file.
* Fixed error when enabling/disabling thumbnails very fast.
* Fixed renaming of files when the new name is entered quickly.
* Correctly display images with wrong extension name.
* Fixed the desktop background setting with GNOME 3.0 or higher.
* Fixed adjust-time tool not changing minutes and seconds. (#651297)

Internal code changes:

* Use cairo_surface to store data instead of GdkPixbuf to speed-up
  image loading and visualization.
* Made the libunique library dependency optional.
* Ported to GTK+ 2.24 with all deprecated API disabled and GSEAL enabled.
* Change 'make dist' to create tar.xz files.

New or updated application translations:

* Español (Daniel Mustieles)

New or updated manual translations:

* German (Christian Kirbach)


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.

June 6th, 2011

Paolo Bacchilega

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