gThumb 3.5.1 released

gThumb 3.5.1 is now available for download at:

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This is the first development release of the 3.5.x series that will lead to the next major version 3.6.

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 3.4 to 3.5.1

 New features and user visible changes:

  * Added support for double click activation.
  * Added option to open files in fullscreen mode.
  * Added a zoom popover with various zoom commands and a zoom slider.
  * Added a color picker.
  * All dialogs: use the headerbar if supported by the desktop
    (if 'gtk-dialogs-use-header' is set).
  * App menu: added 'keyboard shortcuts'.
  * Tag filter: added ability to filter using a regular expression.
  * Sort catalogs by name, then by date.
  * Gif animations: allow to pause and view the next frame.
  * Added the control-o accelerator to open the location dialog.
  * Keep the zoom buttons on the headerbar if the tool allow to zoom
    the image.
  * Added a fullscreen button to the headerbar in viewer mode.
  * Find duplicates: speed optimizations.
  * New folder: open the folder after creating it.
  * Hide the image frame when in fullscreen mode.
  * Moved the photo importer preferences to the extension section.
  * Find duplicates: more responsive when the duplicate list is huge.
  * Added support for image/x-fuji-raf raw files. (Michael J.
    Chudobiak) (#709385)
  * Fixed RTL icons and arrow rendering. (Michael J. Chudobiak)

 Bugs fixed:

  * Ensure the settings have been saved before exiting.
  * Desktop background: always create a unique filename to force an
  * Desktop background: fixed error when setting an xcf image as
  * Resize: fixed wrong aspect ratio after opening. (Vaclav Brozek)
  * Slideshow: start on the same monitor of the window.
  * Sizing issues in gthumb preferences under gtk+ git master. (#770546)
  * Adjust contrast: better description of the stretch method (#767615)
  * Removed deprecated gnome-common macros (#768528)
  * Fixed scrollbars resetting their position when changing image.
  * Fixed theme errors with gtk+ 3.20.
  * Do not show rotation tools for animations.
  * Crash after pressing shift-arrow. (#760050)
  * Stopping slideshow freezes entire program. (#759787)
  * Disambiguate labels of various metadata "date" fields. (#728471)
  * Crash if trying to delete image on sftp mounted. (#759727)
  * Crash when deleting duplicate. (#750142)
  * Various minor typos fixed. (Michael J. Chudobiak) (#756486)

New or updated application translations:

  Many. (thanks to all the translators)


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.

February 27, 2017

Paolo Bacchilega

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