Commit a2d4f222 authored by Paolo Bacchilega's avatar Paolo Bacchilega

README: enhanced readability

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## Features
* gThumb is an image browser
* Image browser
+ Browse your hard disk showing you thumbnails of image files.
+ Thumbnails are saved in the same database used by Nautilus so you
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+ Copy, move, delete images and folders.
+ Bookmarks of folders and catalogs.
* gThumb is an image viewer
* Image viewer
+ View single images (including GIF animations). Supported image
types are: BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, TGA, ICO, XPM.
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+ View in fullscreen mode.
+ View images rotated, flipped, mirrored.
* gThumb is an image organizer
* Image organizer
+ Add comments to images.
+ Organize images in catalogs, catalogs in libraries.
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Search criteria remain attached to the catalog so you can update it
when you want.
* gThumb is an image editor
* Image editor
+ Change image hue, saturation, lightness, contrast and adjust colors.
+ Scale and rotate images.
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+ Crop images.
+ Red-eye removal tool.
* gThumb is an advanced tool
* Advanced tools
+ Import images from a digital camera.
+ Slide Shows.
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## Licensing
This program is released under the terms of the GNU General Public
License (GNU GPL), either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any
later version.
License (GNU GPL), either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.
You can find a copy of the license in the file COPYING.
## Compiling
## Dependencies
In order to build this program you need GNOME 3, with the development tools installed properly.
The following is the detailed list of libraries you need:
Mandatory libraries:
* glib >= 2.38.0
* gtk >= 3.16
* gtk >= 3.16
* libpng
* zlib
* libjpeg
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While not mandatory, the following libraries greatly increase gThumb's basic usefulness:
* exiv2: embedded metadata support;
* gstreamer, gstreamer-plugins-base, gstreamer-video: audio/video support;
* libtiff: tiff writing support.
* exiv2 - embedded metadata support
* gstreamer, gstreamer-plugins-base, gstreamer-video - audio/video support
* libtiff - tiff writing support
Other optional libraries:
* libraw: some support for RAW photos;
* librsvg: display SVG images;
* libwebp: display and save WebP images;
* lcms2, colord: color profile support;
* champlain, champlain-gtk: view the place a photo was taken on a map;
* clutter, clutter-gtk: enhanced slideshow effects;
* libsoup, json-glib, webkit2gtk, libsecret: upload images to and download images from some web services such as facebook, flickr;
* brasero: write images and comments to CDs;
* bison, flex: web albums.
* libraw - some support for RAW photos
* librsvg - display SVG images
* libwebp - display and save WebP images
* lcms2, colord - color profile support
* champlain, champlain-gtk - view the place a photo was taken on a map
* clutter, clutter-gtk - enhanced slideshow effects
* libsoup, json-glib, webkit2gtk, libsecret - upload images to and
download images from some web services such as Facebook, Flickr
* brasero - write images and comments to CDs
* bison, flex - web albums
## Download
* Tar archives can be found here:
Tar archives:
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gthumb
* You can download and compile the latest development version using the
following commands:
Git repository:
git clone https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gthumb.git
cd gthumb
meson build
ninja -C build
sudo ninja -C build install
git clone https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gthumb.git
## Installation
cd gthumb
meson build
ninja -C build
sudo ninja -C build install
More development information is available at
https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gthumb/development
https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gthumb/development.
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