Shotwell 0.8.0 Now Available

Dec 29, 2010

Yorba, developers of Shotwell, the open source photo manager for GNOME, announced that version 0.8.0 is now available.

New release features include video support for most major video formats as well as the the ability to import photos off of camera and add photos to events and tags. Users can now publish videos to YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, and PicasaWeb.

In addition users now have runtime monitoring of library directory and auto-import of newly created files. Users can also flag photos for batch operations and can set multiple photos to their desktop background as a slideshow. There is also numerous translation updates and various bug fixes.

Yorba, recommends that users update to Shotwell 0.8.0 and gexiv2 0.2.2. The update to gexiv2 0.2.2, a library which is required for Shotwell, fixes a photo file bug that sometimes caused photo files with malformed EXIF to crash.

More information on this release have where you can download these updates can be found on the Yorba Website.

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