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@easymodo easymodo released this Aug 26, 2019 · 66 commits to master since this release

New stuff

  • qimgv will now track changes in the current directory. May not work for remote locations like smb shares.

  • You can now change sorting mode on-the-fly. It Just Werks.

  • Add sorting mode combobox in folder view. You can also assign shortcuts to sorting modes.

  • You can now rename files by pressing F2.

  • Added sxiv-like info bar at the bottom.

  • Added info panel that shows exif tags. Press I to toggle.

  • Copy current file to clipboard by pressing Ctrl+C.

  • Copy current file path by pressing Ctrl+Shift+C.

  • Force reload file F5.

  • Context menu now can be accessed by pressing Menu key.

  • You can now assign a different shortcut to context menu, it is no longer hardcoded to right click.

  • You can now assign a shortcut to toggle transparency grid display.

  • Improve folder view performance.

  • Improve touchpad scrolling when using libinput driver.

  • A more polished UI theme.

  • Split config file in two parts. The main one will not change every time you open program.

Bug fixes

  • (important one) Fixed long startup times by moving videoplayer into a separate library that is loaded ondemand. I've seen some complaints about this, please give this version a try.

  • Fix some issues with mouse event handling.

  • Fix scaling working incorrectly for webp files.

  • Fix opening wrong directory when passed . as an argument.

  • Previously when you used "Open dialog" qimgv would sometimes hang. Now it doesn't do that.

  • Saving PNG files will no longed produce huge file sizes.


  • This release may be a bit buggy as it included quite a bit of refactoring. Stuff will get fixed promptly.

  • Added ppa for ubuntu. No more compiling, yay.

  • Windows users will have to wait for 0.8.2 release (~ a week).

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