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PhotoPrint 0.4.0 Released

2009-03-15

I've finally found the time to make a release of PhotoPrint 0.4.0.

Not many new features for this release, but some significant bug fixes.

Many thanks for everyone who's reported bugs or suggested features - many of your suggestions will be implemented in forthcoming versions.

DownloadSource code - tar.gz

DownloadWindows Binary - zip

Warning!  The windows build is highly experimental and almost certainly buggy and crash-prone!  Like the WIn32 build of ImgTarget, it requires an existing GTK+ installation.  By default it searches for and uses the GTK installation from GIMP - so you'll need that installed.  Note also that Photoprint cannot print using native drivers - instead it comes equipped with a Win32 build of Gutenprint.


Changes since 0.3.9:

  • Fixed a bug which caused the Custom Command and File print queues to be repeated when there were no CUPS queues detected.
  • Hopefully fixed yet another crash-upon-start-with-no-preset bug - and the random page-size behaviour if the default queue is a PostScript queue.
  • Added some error messages if the user attempts to choose a proofing mode without the requisite colour profiles set up.
  • Moved non-PhotoPrint-specific Gutenprint infrastructure out to separate gp_cppsupport library.
  • ProfileSelector now catches and ignores corrupt profiles
  • Fixed a possible segfault if source and destination profiles are the same
  • Fixed a segfault if the user attemps to open the Image -> Set Colour Profile... dialog with no images selected.
  • Fixed another possible segfault with default PPD file.
  • More changes to the Mask routines - hopefully finally got the confusion between min-is-white Greyscale and min-is-white RGB images fixed.
  • Updated Russian translation, with thanks to Alexandre Prokoudine.
  • Added ability to specify cell size for n-up layout
  • Added button to set the cell size to the natural size of the currently selected image
  • Fixed left/top margin issue for single layout (at last).
  • Fixed glitch in TIFF Loader - unitialized resolution variables if the image has no resolution set.
  • Fixed bug in .desktop file - now asks for Filenames (%F) not URIs (%U)
  • Solved problem with margins not being saved in Single, Poster and Carousel modes
  • Fixed a threading bug which caused stale CMSTransforms to be used when changing proof mode
  • Fixed drag-and-drop problem with KDE4.
  • Added mechanism for interruption to lengthy ImageSource operations.  Added support for this to rotation routines.  Improves the UI responsiveness in high-res-preview mode.
  • Fixed a deadlock / segfault condition which showed up under Win32.