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Free Batch Image Processor ‘Converseen’ Adds ImageMagick 7 Support

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Converseen, a free open-source batch image processor for Windows and Linux, has reached the 0.9.6 release with ImageMagick 7 support, though Ubuntu still offers 6.x in its main archives. Converseen allows you to convert, resize, rotate and flip an infinite number of images with a mouse click. Moreover, it is able to transform an entire PDF file into a bunch ...

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[Quick Tip] ‘Low Graphics Mode’ Option to Land in System Settings

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For the new Unity 7 low graphics mode, Ubuntu will soon made it easy to enable or disable this feature using unity-control-center (System Settings -> Appearance -> Behavior). The desktop team improved the Unity 7 low graphics mode a few months ago by reducing the amount of visual effects that are seen while running in low gfx. Now a toggle ...

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Avidemux Video Editor 2.6.18 Released with Some Fixes

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Avidemux, a free and open-source video editor written in C++, has reached the 2.6.18 release a few days ago with some fixes. Avidemux 2.6.18 is the first release in 2017 that features: Fix auto resize when video has ~ same dimension as screen * Fix multiple preview breaking navigation Fix slider and tooltips Mp4/Mp4v2: Allow E-AC3 How to install Avidemux ...

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Open Source Vector Drawing Software Inkscape 0.92 Released

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Inkscape, a free and open-source vector graphics editor, has reached the 0.92 release a few days ago with exciting new features. The Inkscape project announces a new version 0.92 of its popular vector drawing software. New features include mesh gradients, improved SVG2 and CSS3 support, new path effects, interactive smoothing for the pencil tool, a new Object dialog for directly ...

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HandBrake 1.0.0 Released After 13 Years of Development

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HandBrake, an popular and open-source video transcoder, has reached the 1.0.0 release after more than 13 years of development. HandBrake 1.0.0 brings a huge list of changes. Here are some of them: New online documentation at https://handbrake.fr/docs Completely overhauled the official presets New JSON-based preset system including command line support New JSON-based API for interacting with libhb Improvements to audio/video ...

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How to Install Darktable 2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

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The Darktable RAW photo workflow software has reached the new 2.2 stable series. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and/or Linux Mint 18. What’s new in Darktable 2.2: Add new automatic perspective correction module Liquify tool for all your fancy pixel moving A new image module to use a Color Look Up Table (CLUT) ...

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Kdenlive Video Editor 16.12 Released [How-to-Install]

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Kdenlive, KDE Non-Linear Video Editor, has reached the 16.12 release one day ago. The 16.12 release cycle brings the much requested Rotoscoping effect back and new effects, Library improvements, OGG render profile, UI fixes and as with every release much more stability. This release marks the first step towards implementing Advanced Trimming Tools which will be introduced in 17.04. For ...

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Vivaldi Browser 1.5 Released with Philips Hue Color Lights Integration

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The Vivaldi web browser 1.5 was released a few days ago with new and improved tab functionality, reader mode, a smart-home lighting integration, and many other changes. What’s New in Vivaldi 1.5: 1. New and improved tab management: You can now select multiple tabs, apply commands to them in bulk, and drag the selected tabs into stacks. You can even ...

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Avidemux Video Editor 2.6.15 Released [Ubuntu PPA]

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Avidemux video editor has recently reached the 2.6.15 release with hardware decoding / encoding improvements and usability fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, and Ubuntu 16.10. Changes in Avidemux 2.6.15: Added support for HEVC/VC1 with libVA Experimental Dxva2 video decoder + Dxva2/D3D display engine (Windows) Added FDK-AAC as encoder Added reload default settings Allow minimizing to tray ...

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NVIDIA 375.20 Released with X.org 1.19 Support [Ubuntu PPA]

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The first stable driver release of NVIDIA 375 for Linux has been released. Here’s how to install it in all supported Ubuntu editions via PPA. NVIDIA 375.20 is the first stable Linux driver with support for GeForce GTX 1050, GTX 1050 Ti. This release also add support for Quadro M620, M5000 SE, M3000 SE GPUs, and support for xorg-server 1.19. ...

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