The significant new features of v2.2 include:
- DreamWorks Lossy Compression A new high quality, high performance lossy compression codec contributed by DreamWorks Animation. This codec allows control over variable lossiness to balance visual quality and file size. This contribution also includes performance improvements that speed up the PIZ codec.
- IlmImfUtil A new library intended to aid in development of image file manipulation utilities that support the many types of OpenEXR images.
This release also includes improvements to cross-platform build support using CMake.