ANNOUNCE: ristretto 0.3.0 released

Stephan Arts stephan at
Sat Nov 5 22:31:22 CET 2011

ristretto 0.3.0 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: c7034ad543bea3c1b99a2336dcee9d5ba480b2bb
   MD5 checksum: 124c4e98f837e35c728b0ff1d9078b1a

What is ristretto?

Ristretto is an image-viewer for the xfce desktop environment.


Release notes for 0.3.0

I am pleased to announce version 0.3.0 of ristretto, this release
features the following changes since version 0.2.0:

- Re-introduce autorotation based on the exif-orientation tag, a
regression since 0.0.93 
- Prevent segmentation fault when an error occurs while loading an
- Port image-viewer to cairo.
- Fix Bug #8097 (Prevent thumbnails from disappearing)
- Read the bgcolor properties on startup
- Let the file properties-dialog show file-properties.
- Add --settings cli-option to launch the settings-dialog.
- Add help->contents menuitem, launching documentation
- Add a user-manual
- Solve problem with size-calculation in size_prepared callback
- Set default height to 440px, Show all buttons on a vertically aligned
- Show thumbnailbar by default
- Show toolbar when closing images in fullscreen-mode
- Improve background-color of monitor-chooser
- Make 'hide thumbnailbar fullscreen' the default
- Cleanup some memory-leaks
- Fix rounding error that generates continues rewrites of the main
- Decrease buffersize when loading images, solves a problem with the
JPEG pixbufloader.
- Rotate thumbnails.

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