digiKam 6.0.0

Well known photo and video management software digiKam has reached a new major version with the release of 6.0.0. With the new release, the Qt-based software has some additional features including:

  • Full support for managing video files (as with photo files).
  • Support for decoding raw files from new cameras.
  • Ability to manually reorganise the icon view contents.
  • Import and export integration with LightTable, Image and Showfoto.
  • Export functionality to Pinterest, OneDrive and Box.

A number of other features to note are the updates to the Exiv2 library, and the reintroduction of the Time-Adjust tool which allow quick-patching of time stamps.

Kodi 18.0

The release of Kodi 18.0 has been made with the codename “Leia”. Updates to this version are numerous, with some of the key changes being:

  • Support for RetroArch and game controllers allowing games to be played through the Kodi interface.
  • Supports for Digital Rights Management software allowing access to services that require DRM modules to be present.
  • Improvements to the music library including filtering changes and enhanced artwork.
  • More supported back-ends for Live TV viewing.
  • Improved Blu-ray playback support.