Shotwell Changelog

New in version 0.22.0

March 24th, 2015
  • Improved metadata support for Facebook upload (#742163)
  • Saved search now properly supports text is-set, not-set (#743924, #743923)
  • Import title, exposure time when available
  • User interface improvements (#744291, #719284, more)
  • Sort photos by filename (#717878)
  • Updated translations

New in version 0.21.0 (February 3rd, 2015)

  • User interface refresh (#742326, #742443)
  • Fix Shotwell Viewer .desktop file (#743799)
  • Natural sorting of photo titles (#717960)
  • Improved video thumbnailer (#739396, #741821)
  • Updated translations

New in version 0.20.2 (November 1st, 2014)

  • This version includes an important stability fix, all users are advised to upgrade.

New in version 0.20.1 (October 3rd, 2014)

  • Corrects problems with navigating photos in full-screen mode (#737092)
  • Better memory utilization via more conservative pixbuf cache (#715198)
  • Fixes minor bugs detected by better Vala code analysis

New in version 0.20.0 (September 19th, 2014)

  • Fix crash when deleting a photo in Shotwell Photo Viewer
  • Fix crash when deleting a photo
  • Better detection of corrupt files while importing
  • Updated translations

New in version 0.19.0 (August 22nd, 2014)

  • Support for and Gallery 3 photo services added
  • Set background image for lock screen
  • Better detection of corrupt images during import
  • Various bug fixes
  • Updated translations

New in version 0.18.1 (July 2nd, 2014)

  • Fix Flickr publishing errors due to Flickr moving to HTTPs-only
  • Fix crash when updating photo data/time
  • Fix crash due to nested tag and changing sidebar selection
  • Corrected URLs to point to new pages

New in version 0.18.0 (March 19th, 2014)

  • Compile and install translated help files
  • Updated translations

New in version 0.17.0 (February 6th, 2014)

  • Include parent folder names for keyword search
  • Tumblr publishing fixed
  • Bug fixes
  • Updated translations

New in version 0.15.1 (November 20th, 2013)

  • Install Tumblr plugin resources (Tumblr plugin failed to work without them)
  • Fix crash when video thumbnails are being inspected and created

New in version 0.15.0 (October 4th, 2013)

  • Copy and paste color adjustments between photos
  • Highlights detail adjustment
  • YouTube plugin now uses OAuth / OpenID
  • Videos in Missing Files now re-import properly
  • Improvements when thumbnailing videos
  • Numerous bug fixes

New in version 0.14.1 (April 4th, 2013)

  • Fixes a critical issue where Shotwell could close unexpectedly when working with RAW photos in direct-edit mode
  • The Facebook Connector now recovers smoothly from type 7 errors
  • EXIF-oriented photos uploaded to Facebook now appear in their correct orientation, even when the strip metadata option is turned on in the Facebook Connector
  • Fixes an issue where incorrect view filter settings were applied on tag and event pages
  • The Camera Developer is now disabled for RAW images that lack a suitable paired or embedded JPEG
  • Updated translations for many languages, including an updated Catalan translation that corrects a problem where incorrect event dates could be displayed
  • Assorted smaller bug fixes

New in version 0.14.0 (March 19th, 2013)

  • If you shoot in raw, you’ll like it much better now - It’s smarter at keeping paired images together now.
  • If something should happen and importing fails, we’ve better reporting and can save the details.
  • For Facebook, the app has been Graph API‘d, and now lists your image folders on the left side.
  • The slideshow’s enhanced with several new types of circular, checkboardular, nifty new wipes.
  • Along with all this come many bugs fixed, UI nits squashed and glitches – now nixed.

New in version 0.13.1 (October 6th, 2012)

  • Increased robustness against server errors and malformed responses in the publishing subsystem
  • Better support for importing video from some Sony cameras
  • Correction of a problem where the searching and filtering UI could get out of sync with what was being displayed in a user’s library
  • Fixing of a regression in which the Send To feature didn’t work correctly with multiple photos

New in version 0.12.2 (April 12th, 2012)

  • Improved handling of and robustness against corrupted tag data.
  • Correction of a major UI glitch that could occur if the user switched away from the camera page while the application was retrieving image thumbnails from the camera.
  • Various other bugfixes.

New in version 0.11.6 (November 4th, 2011)

  • Yorba has just released Shotwell 0.11.6, a bug-fix release of our popular GNOME-based photo manager. This release fixes a critical bug in which adding or modifying tags in the single-photo view could result in the loss of tag data. We recommend that all users upgrade.

New in version 0.11.4 (October 17th, 2011)

  • Yorba has just released Shotwell 0.11.4, a bug-fix release of our popular GNOME-based photo manager. This release fixes two critical issues present in all previous versions of Shotwell 0.11.x that could cause Shotwell to crash when using the “Import from F-Spot” feature. We recommend that all users upgrade.

New in version 0.11.1 (September 9th, 2011)

  • RAW+JPEG pairing now works on file import
  • Startup crashes fixed
  • Hierarchical tag issues resolved
  • RAW developer bugs fixed
  • Resolved internationalization problems
  • Various small fixes and enhancements

New in version 0.10 (May 27th, 2011)

  • Dynamic views of photo library through saved searches
  • Integrated video thumbnailer, eliminating Totem dependency
  • Adjustable date/time for videos
  • More flexible crop tool
  • Automatic database backup
  • Automated testing framework

New in version 0.9.0 (March 23rd, 2011)

  • New search bar that can filter by media type, rating, and text matching
  • TIFF support
  • Extensible plugin framework for Web publishing and slideshow transitions
  • Print multiple photos, and multiple photos per page
  • Configurable user directory pattern during import
  • Edit multiple photo titles at once
  • Improved rendering of underexposed RAW photos

New in version 0.6.1 (July 7th, 2010)

  • Basic support for RAW image formats such as CR2 and DNG
  • Support for PNG images
  • Zooming into photos
  • Opening photos in external editors such as GIMP
  • Importing and exporting photo tags and titles via XMP and IPTC metadata
  • A photo trash can

New in version 0.5 (March 13th, 2010)

  • Photos can be tagged and organized by tag, creating a new tool for managing your photo collection
  • Printing
  • Photos can be published to Google's Picasa Web Albums service
  • Photo exposure date and time can be set and shifted
  • Photos can be set as your desktop background directly from Shotwell
  • Photo import runs in the background, making imports smoother and more fluid
  • Publishing photos to web services is more responsive
  • New or updated language support for French, Italian, German, Simplified Chinese, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Polish, and Portuguese.
  • Other stability and performance improvements

New in version 0.4.1 (December 30th, 2009)

  • Shotwell imports photos from digital cameras and automatically organizes them into events based on the time they were taken. Shotwell includes a non-destructive photo editor, allowing you to crop, rotate, and adjust the color and contrast of any photo instantly. Auto-enhance can improve a photo with a single click. Edited photos may be exported in any size, ready for sharing, or published to Facebook or Flickr.

New in version 0.3.0 (November 3rd, 2009)

  • Shotwell 0.3.0 is a major release offering many new features and performance
  • improvements. It's highly recommended all users upgrade.