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@phw phw released this Oct 25, 2016 · 1177 commits to master since this release

The new release of Peek, the simple screen recorder for animated GIFs, improves the user experience when finishing the recording and brings some important fixes if Peek was installed into locations other than /usr. Also Peek is now translated into 11 languages.


  • ui: Change button text while rendering (#24)
  • ui: Add a --version command line argument
  • ui: Show file choose directly after recording stops. This way
    rendering and choosing the file take place in parallel (#30)
  • recording: Correctly scale recording area on HiDPI screens (#20)
  • i18n: Arabic translation
  • i18n: Catalan translation
  • i18n: French translation
  • i18n: Lithuanian translation
  • i18n: Polish translation
  • i18n: Portuguese (Portugal) translation
  • i18n: Russian translation
  • i18n: Spanish translation
  • i18n: Ukrainian translation
  • misc: Added generic name and sub category to desktop file
  • misc: Added uninstall target, so source installations can be uninstalled
    with make uninstall (#28)
  • fix: Fix DBUS service file if installed to location other than /usr (#13)
  • fix: Locales not loaded if not installed to /usr due to missing locale path


This is the first release of Peek including contributions by multiple developers and translators. People who contributed to this release in no particular order:

  • Matthias Mailänder
  • Mohamed Sakhri
  • Victor Kropp
  • Stefan Adams
  • Dawid Dziurla
  • Adolfo Jayme-Barrientos
  • Alexander Wunschik
  • Holman Calderón
  • Yoan Malié
  • Moo
  • Steeven Lopes
  • Boris Sikora

Thanks a lot to everybody who contributed and also to all the people reporting issues and feature requests.

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