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gImageReader 3.2.99 (Feb 24 2018):
* gImageReader 3.3 beta
* Add support for reading DJVU documents
* Add support for encrypted PDF files
* Rewrite HOCR editor and greatly expand its functionality:
- Allow displaying confidence values in HOCR tree
- Allow clicking in the canvas to jump to the corresponding item in the HOCR tree
- Support mass-editing of HOCR child item attributes from parent
- Honour font family attributes if possible
- Honour and allow toggling bold and italic attributes
- Correctly honour the baseline
- Add search/replace and substitution list support
- Add preview mode while editing
- Allow manually adding lines, words and paragraphs
- Allow swapping items
- Automatically adjust parent bounding boxes when resizing and removing children
- Add navigation toolbar to facilitate navigating through the HOCR tree
- Use relative paths to source files in HOCR HTML document if source files are on same level or below the HOCR file
- Add export to text
- Add export to ODT
- Allow choosing paper size in PDF export
- Allow setting document metadata in PDF export
- Allow setting encryption in PDF export
- [Qt] Allow using QPrinter as PDF export backend, which has better support for complex scripts
gImageReader 3.2.3 (Jul 01 2017):
* Fix broken hOCR export
* Add option to prepend source filename / page to plain text output
gImageReader 3.2.2 (Jun 30 2017):
* Attempt to use original source image for PDF output
* Allow collapsing/expanding branches of hOCR tree via context menu
* Recognize guillemets as quote characters
* Fix crash when adding zero-page sources
* Fix possible crash when rapidly switching documents
* [Gtk] Fix output pane orientation not properly restored
* [Gtk] Don't crash when rendering of image fails
* [Gtk] Fix icons not appearing with recent Gtk versions
* [Qt] Don't display empty image if rendering of downscaled image fails
gImageReader 3.2.1 (Feb 10 2017):
* Add possibility to rotate individual pages of multipage documents
* Ensure the tessdata manager downloads compatible tesseract languge definitions
* Add CCITT Group4 compression option for monochrome PDF export
* Allow choosing between diffuse and threshold dithering for monochrome PDF export
* Preview JPEG compression quality in PDF output preview
* Make brightness/contrast/resolution changes affect all selected sources
* [Qt] Support multipage images through QImageReader (Qt5.9+ will support multipage TIFFs)
* [Gtk] Fix hang when saving selection image
* [Qt] Fix possible deadlock when rapidly switching sources
* Updated translations
gImageReader 3.2.0 (Nov 23 2016):
* gImageReader 3.2.0 stable
* Add PageUp / PageDown keyboard accelerators for browsing multipage documents
* See 3.1.9x changelogs for all other feature changes since previous stable
* Many bug fixes since 3.1.99 - special thanks to Daniel Plakhotich
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.1.99 (Oct 13 2016):
* gImageReader 3.2 release candidate
* General improvements:
- Catch critical tesseract errors which otherwise result in the application crashing
- Improve spelling dictionary auto-installation logic
- Allow choosing whether to store language files (language definitions, spelling dictionaries) in system-wide or user-local directories
* Plain text mode improvements:
- Allow recognizing user-defined regions on multiple pages
- Also treat \u2014 character as a hyphen
- Make preserve paragraphs option correctly deal with trailing whitespace
* hOCR editor improvements:
- Add "Add to dictionary" and "Ignore word" actions to spell-checking menu in hOCR editor
- Exclude non-word characters from spell-checking
- Allow merging adjacent word items
- Allow adjusting bounding boxes of document elements by resizing the selection in the canvas
- Allow removing arbitrary items from the document tree
- Allow defining custom graphic regions from context-menu of the respective page item
* PDF export improvements:
- Add previewing capability
- Take into account baseline information to better position the words in the generated PDF
- Add options to choose color format and compression of images written to PDF, allowing to greatly reduce the size of PDF
- Correctly handle paper size and DPI
- Improve logic for uniformizing word and line spacing
- Make sure correct hypen character is used, allowing PDF applications to correctly find hyphenated words
* New and updated translations
* Various bug fixes
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.1.91 (May 03 2016):
* gImageReader 3.2 beta 2
* Fix crash when editing items in the hOCR editor
* Fix build with Ubuntu 14.04
* Updated czech translation
* Fix some string typos
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.1.90 (Apr 28 2016):
* gImageReader 3.2 beta 1
* Add an initial hOCR editor implementation, with possibility to save as hOCR HTML, PDF with invisible text overlay, or a PDF reconstructed from the extracted text and graphics
* Allow selecting and working on multiple sources at once
* Add a tessdata manager, to conveniently manage tesseract language definitions directly from the application
* Show a progress bar when recognizing, add a cancel button
* Modernized Gtk UI
* Expose script and orientation detection support
* Possiblity to pan via middle button drag
* Remove the need to specify the culture code in custom language definitions, and use a built-in language-culture mapping instead to search for spelling dictionaries
* Various bug fixes
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.1.2 (Jun 30 2015):
* Fix incorrect behavior of "Append to current text" with multiple recognition areas
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.1.1 (Jun 11 2015):
* Fix titlebar now shown when window maximized in Gnome 3
* New translations: Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan)
* Updated translations: Russian, Portoguese
gImageReader 3.1 (May 1 2015):
* Add option to draw whitespace
* Allow searching and replacing only in selected portion of output text
* Add "preserve paragraphs" postprocessing option
* Allow to open files via drag and drop
* Improve rendering of certain PDF files with the Qt interface
* Fix scanning broken with certain scanners under Windows
* Support automatic spelling dictionary installation under Windows
* Allow saving scans in other formats than png
* Handful of bugs fixed
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.0.1 (Jan 4 2015):
* Fix a bug in the Qt interface when loading substitutions list from file
* Improve behaviour of strip line breaks functionality with multiple line breaks
* Small UI improvements
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 3.0 (Dec 12 2014):
* gImageReader 3.0 stable
* New Qt4/5 interface, as alternative to the Gtk interface
* Fixed scanning on Windows
* Memorize image settings (brightness, contrast, etc) when switching images
* Search forward and backward, replace all, case sensitive search
* Many bug fixes
* Translation updates
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 2.93 (Apr 30 2014):
* gImageReader 3.0 beta 4
* Add possibility to choose multiple recognition languages
* Add button to show/hide output pane
* Fix a crash when loading a scanned document
* Allow toggling spell checking from context menu
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 2.92 (Mar 19 2014):
* gImageReader 3.0 beta 3
* Add replacement-list feature, allowing the user to specify a list of replacements to perform on the recognized text
* Fix saving output resulting in empty files
* Fix crashes when rendering PDF files
* Keep line-breaks if preeded by line-break
* Fix localization not working on Windows
* Full details in commit log:
gImageReader 2.91 (Feb 20 2014):
* gImageReader 3.0 beta 2
* Improve page-layout autodetection by merging overlapping regions
* Use native file-chooser dialogs on Gnome/KDE/Windows
* Allow performing multipage-recognition with page-layout autodetection
* Fix broken search/replace which caused the application to crash
* Add Win64 packages
* Fix some other bugs, full details in commit log:
gImageReader 2.90 (Feb 11 2014):
* First beta of the grand new gImageReader:
- Support multiple selections (via CTRL-key). Rightclicking a selection opens a context menu which allows to:
- Deleted and reordered individual selections.
- Recognize the selected text, either to clipboard or to the output pane.
- Basic automatic page layout detection.
- The output pane now supports undo and redo.
- Configuration is now automatic.
- Proper arbitrary rotation of images.
- Detect deleted/renamed files.
- Cleaner UI.
- Port to Gtk+3, rewrite in C++ using the Gtkmm bindings.