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DarkTable 1.1 Supports OpenCL For Images

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Published on 06 December 2012 01:45 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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DarkTable is an open-source photography workflow application and RAW developer that provides a virtual light table and dark-room. The 1.1 release of this leading free software program for dealing with RAW images now supports utilizing OpenCL plus other new features.

Prominent features to DarkTable 1.1 include new camera support (Canon EOS M support and a Samsung NX fix), new white-balance presets, support for searching for images that look alike, geo-tagging support, a command-line interface for exporting images, various user-interface improvements, darkroom improvements, improved per-screen color manager, and most DarkRoom modules can now take advantage of GPGPU computing via OpenCL kernels.

The DarkTable program was first covered on Phoronix earlier this year.

More details on the promising DarkRoom 1.1 release can be found from the release announcement.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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