Dec 24, 2010

Shotwell 0.8.0 Now With Video support

ShotWell officially became the Ubuntu built-in photo management software.

 Shotwell 0.8.0 Now With Video support

Now, Shotwell 0.8.0 has been officially released, the main new features are as follows:

-Video support for most major video formats, including importing them off of camera and adding them to events and tags.

-Publish videos to major Web services, including YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, and PicasaWeb.

-Runtime monitoring of library directory and auto-import of newly created files.

-Background writing of metadata (tags, titles, ratings, orientation, and exposure date) to master files (user-configurable).

-Flagging photos for batch operations.

-Set multiple photos to desktop background slideshow.

-Numerous translation updates.

-Various bug fixes.

Install Shotwell 0.8.0 in Ubuntu:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install shotwell