Phototonic 1.7.1 (Image Viewer And Organizer) Has Received New Features

As you may know, Phototonic is an image viewer and organizer for Linux systems, created in Qt and C++.

The latest version available is Phototonic 1.7.1, which has been recently released, bringing changes and fixes:

  • Changes to the way layouts are being switched, now faster and more efficient
  • Fixed issue with not reading image tags correctly when exif data was missing from image
  • Added Negate option to image tags filtering
  • Docks can now be nested to create more customized layouts
  • Some enhancements to Tags user experience and icons
  • Fixed issue with limited zoom functionality
  • Better error handling when reading corrupted images
  • New translations added

Installation instructions:

The latest Phototonic builds are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu and derivative systems should not cause too many problems. You just need to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the birdfont package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install phototonic

Optional, to remove phototonic, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove phototonic

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems like Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2.

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