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Release Digest: KDE, July 13, 2003

Jul 14, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
madman 0.91.1
Summary An MP3 / Ogg music manager.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added fuzzy search; plugin scripts (for CD burning, etc.) and some sample scripts; a separate preferences dialog; play history collection; "Performer", play statistics and ratings fields to songs; easy mass tagging; more categories to the overview tree; the ability to add random songs from the command-line; import of M3U and player playlists; a help browser; and a configurable number of database backups. Improved searches (made asynchronous); startup time; play history collection (tracking if a song is played completely); session management; and the build system (autotools).
KDE Version Qt 3.1.x (KDE pre-3.1.x)
Category Multimedia : Audio
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9416
 
Design Recovery Tool 0.3.3
Summary A design recovery / reverse engineering tool for interactive GUI applications.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Improved the computation of function importance, thereby improving action function sequences, focused sequence diagrams, and color-coded source browsing. Created a detailed tech report documenting DRT.
KDE Version Qt 3.1.x (KDE pre-3.1.x)
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9415
 
KDevelop 3.0a5
Summary A most excellent C/C++ IDE.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added support for Pascal, including templates; support for ClearCase project management; and an SQL module for testing SQL statements. Improved the persistent class store (using Berkeley db); and editor preference settings.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Development : IDEs / Application Generators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9414
 
SuperKaramba 0.29
Summary A desktop engine which enhances the desktop with attractive applets.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added session management; and a Python bar API (enables creating, modifying, deleting, etc. bars from a Python script).
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Desktop : Applets
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9419
 
Kwave 0.6.7
Summary A sound editor for .WAV audio files.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added "pitch_shift", "lowpass" and "notch_filter" plugins. Improved the "volume" plugin (simple clipping and a mode for "multiply with /divide through factor"); the "selectrange" plugin (selection of start position of selection); session management; and the build system.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Editors
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9418
 
TuxCards 1.1
Summary A hierarchical notebook similar to CueCards® for Windows.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a recent file list to handle multiple files; the abilty to have notes expire (be deleted) at a specified date; the ability to execute arbitrary commands after saving; and the ability to insert the current date / time at the cursor position. Improved richtext support (various ordered or bullet lists and configurable fonts and font sizes); and keyboard actions.
KDE Version Qt 3.1.x (KDE pre-3.1.x)
Category PIM
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9417