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darktable 2.2 RAW Image Editor Gets New RC with Support for 4-Year-Old XMP Files

It’s been only two weeks since our initial report on the upcoming darktable 2.2 release, so we recommend that you read that article first to get yourself familiar with the upcoming new features and improvements, which we have to admit that are overwhelming. darktable 2.2 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) has been released on November 23, 2016, adding a bunch of fixes and improvements since the RC0 development snapshot. Most importantly, this new RC introduces support for reading 4-year-old XMP (Extensible Metadata Platform) files.