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Release Digest: KDE, January 26, 2003

Jan 27, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Kpcomp 0.8
Summary A picture comparison tool.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Graphics : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8728
 
KuickShow 0.8.5
Summary A fast image viewer which offers some rudimentary image manipulation.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added remote directory browsing (including digital cameras with Kamera); JPEG image auto-rotation based on EXIF data; and auto-hiding the cursor within the image window. Improved printing. Note this release is essentially what will be included in KDE 3.1.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8726
 
Design Recovery Tool 0.2.3
Summary A design recovery tool for interactive GUI applications.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added action clustering using concept analysis (concept analysis builds a lattice where each action may have several more abstract parent actions and several more specific child actions - see the lattice clustering section in the online manual for complete details).
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x) or Qt 2.0.x (KDE 2.0.x)
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8725
 
EDK 0.4.0
Summary A keyboard layout configuration tool and widget set.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added smart preferences (enables specifying a name for mapping EDK(Multi)LineEdit types to layout maps); support for applications loading KeyboardLayouts; and auto-upgrade functionality.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.4 (KDE 3.0) or Qt 2.3.x (KDE 2.1.x +)
Category Computer Devices : Keyboard
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8724
 
imgSeek 0.6.1
Summary A photo collection manager capable of searching with image-based searching.
Release Focus Minor build fix(es)
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8723
 
Kidthree 0.2
Summary An ID3 v1 and v2 viewer / editor.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Tag Editors
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8722
 
K68 0.1
Summary A utility for the Sony® Ericsson T68i.
Release Focus Initial public release
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Electronic Devices : Mobile Phones
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8721
 
KGamma 1.0.1
Summary A monitor calibration tool for X11.
Release Focus Minor bugfix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Utilities : X Window System
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8719
 
Xpertmud 3.0beta1
Summary A scriptable, multi-window MUD client.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Improved the BTech plugin.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Games : Role Playing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8718
 
PixiePlus 0.5.3
Summary An image and photo viewer, browser, manager and simple editor.
Release Focus Code rewrite
Release Note Added video previews (using MPlayer or KDE's Xine-based previewer); support for reading embedded JPEG thumbnails (e.g., with digital cameras) and embedded TIFF thumbnail subimages when creating previews; a new thumbnail viewer (no longer based on QIconView); MITSHM support; effects when switching frames in slideshows (currently only alpha-blend); use of ImageMagick for batch effects; tooltips or status bar information in various dialogs and windows; and a new logo. Improved performance in folder listing, sorting, loading / saving files, batch effects, image conversions and other areas; KIO thumbnail generation (office files, etc.); path edit auto-completion; and the file save dialog (format guessed from file extension and comments if the image format supports them). Updated documentation. Replaced "express mode" inside Konqueror with the pending XPix.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8717
 
KMouseTool 1.11
Summary A utility that clicks the mouse for you, reducing RSI.
Release Focus Unknown
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Desktop : Accessibility
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8732
 
imgSeek 0.6.2
Summary A photo collection manager capable of searching with image-based searching.
Release Focus Minor build fix(es)
Release Note Added a new build script (buildext); and RPM packages.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8731
 
UML Modeller 1.1.1
Summary A full-featured UML diagrammatic tool.
Release Focus Crash fix(es)
Release Note Fixed a crash when printing.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8730
 
KImg2mpg 1.0RC3
Summary A tool to create an MPEG portfolio of DVD and (XS)VCD collections.
Release Focus Minor bugfix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Multimedia : Video
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8729
 
RPM Wizard 0.7
Summary An RPM package installation wizard.
Release Focus Stable release
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x) or Qt 2.2.x (KDE 2.0.x)
Category Administration : Installation
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8738
 
KBabel 1.1
Summary An advanced and easy to use PO-file editor.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added bookmarks; catalog manager caching; and toggling the catalog manager mark using the mouse. This release will not work with Qt 3.0.5.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x and Qt 3.1.x
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8737
 
Space Hulk 1.1.6
Summary A great board game which takes place in the world of Warhammer 40000.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Games : Board
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8736
 
On-Screen Menu 1.0
Summary An on-screen menu for quickly launching frequently-used programs.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Desktop : Usability
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8735
 
Kamikaze 0.0.3
Summary An action game in the spirit of Bomberman-like games.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a new theme; three additional levels; some new items (holy grail and speed); the ability to move bombs; full-screen mode; preliminary networked multi-user play using GGZ; and a rules definition menu. Improved the documentation.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Games : Arcade
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8734
 
KZap 0.2
Summary An addictive puzzle game based on Zoop®.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a toolbar; special items; and a handbook.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Games : Puzzles
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8733