ANNOUNCE: ristretto 0.12.1 released

Gaël Bonithon gael at
Fri Nov 26 12:17:02 CET 2021

ristretto 0.12.1 is now available for download from

What is ristretto?

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


Release notes for 0.12.1
- Dependency Changes:
  - GLib >= 2.44.0

- Performance Improvement:
  - Optimize sorting by content type
  - Load images asynchronously (#16, #29, #32, !34)
  - Increase image loading buffer size (!34)

- Appearance Changes:
  - Allow to display all files in the open dialog (!33)

- Code Refactoring:
  - Rework the file opening procedure (!33)

- Bug Fixes:
  - Fix a memory leak when closing the window directly
  - Refactoring: Clarify thumbnailer queue management
  - Thumbnailer: Do not empty an unprocessed file list
  - Update window title on image deletion or insertion
  - Perform content-based filtering wherever necessary
  - Set device scale for animated images
  - Properly recognize SVG compressed image files
  - Use the generic pixbuf loader for RAW image files
  - Fix pointer behavior in fullscreen mode
  - Icon bar: Properly highlight item under the cursor
  - Icon bar: Center on the active item for any size change
  - Fix regression: Exif orientation is not respected (#69)
  - Do not try to load images whose pixbuf is not available (!34)
  - Fix memory management of image loading objects (!34)
  - Use URIs instead of filenames in the `.desktop` file (#49)
  - Directory loading: Allow to load a directory via the cli
  - Flatpak: Access remote locations with GVfs
  - Directory loading: Fix improper use of GFileEnumerator APIs

- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian,
  Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
  Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (United
  Kingdom), Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew,
  Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Interlingue, Italian, Japanese,
  Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan (post
  1500), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian,
  Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish,
  Ukrainian, Uyghur

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