Commit d25db86f authored by Jehan's avatar Jehan
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NEWS: keep up-to-date.

parent 1eedbdc9
......@@ -58,6 +58,7 @@ Core:
crashes.
- New gimp_spawn_async() function uses vfork() to help avoid hanging
during a fork process, currently used for plug-ins.
- Dock color picker is now color-managed on macOS.
Libgimp:
......@@ -72,6 +73,9 @@ Libgimp:
cancellation.
- New gimp_stack_trace_available(), gimp_stack_trace_print() and
gimp_stack_trace_query() for debugging.
- Use gegl:distance-transform in gimp_edit_blend() implementation
making it much faster for all GRADIENT_SHAPEBURST_* gradient types.
Legacy gimp:shapeburst operation has been deleted.
GUI and Usability:
......@@ -99,6 +103,11 @@ GUI and Usability:
- New GimpHighlightableButton widget is used to draw attention to buttons
in certain cases. Currently used for anchoring and removing floating
selections.
- Composite modes were renamed to be more descriptive, as follows:
Source Over => Union
Source Atop => Clip to Backdrop
Destination Atop => Clip to Layer
Source In => Intersection
Configurability:
......@@ -119,6 +128,9 @@ Tools:
- Levels and Curves can now work on linear light data, the toggles are
at the top of respective dialogs, right next to linear/log toggles
for the histogram.
- Blend tool now has a distance metric option to determine how
distances are computed (Euclidean, Manhattan or Chebyshev
distances).
Filters:
......@@ -156,7 +168,10 @@ File formats:
default choice regarding metadata handling.
- Fix GIH brushes using different-sized layers.
- RGBE (Radiance HDR) format files can now be imported and exported.
- JPEG2000 loading now done via OpenJPEG library.
- JPEG2000 loading now done via OpenJPEG library and supports any bit
depth (over 32-bit per channel will be clamped to 32-bit and
non-multiple of 8-bit will be promoted, for instance 12-bit will end
up as 16-bit per channel in GIMP).
Building:
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