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PhotoPrism Releases New Version of Photos App: October 21, 2023

PhotoPrism, the AI-Powered Photos App for the Decentralized Web, has just released its latest version: October 21, 2023. This app utilizes cutting-edge technologies to automatically tag and find pictures, all while staying out of your way. The best part is, you can run PhotoPrism at home, on a private server, or in the cloud.

The new update brings several exciting features and improvements. One of the highlights is the addition of search filters, allowing users to find pictures based on ISO number, focal length, aperture, and altitude. This enhances the search functionality and makes it easier to locate specific photos.

In addition to the search filters, the update also includes various user interface enhancements, updated translations, and fixes for recently discovered issues. The PhotoPrism team expresses their gratitude to all the contributors who submitted pull requests, helped with testing, and contributed in other ways.

Here’s a breakdown of what’s new in this version:

  • Search: Added filters for ISO number, focal length, and aperture range. This enhances the search functionality, allowing users to find pictures based on specific criteria.
  • Search: Added the alt:... filter, which enables users to search for pictures within a specific altitude range.
  • Search: The cards view now displays ISO number, focal length, aperture, and exposure details, providing users with more information at a glance.
  • Live Photos: Fixed Google HEVC motion photo playback and transcoding, ensuring a seamless experience for users.
  • Live Photos: Improved indexing of related files with vendor-specific naming schemes, making it easier to organize and view live photos.
  • Metadata: Updated offline map data for more accurate timezone lookups, ensuring precise metadata information.
  • Metadata: Creation time is now calculated with UTC offset if the timezone is unknown, improving accuracy in metadata.
  • Config: The creation of the default certificate is now skipped if HTTPS/TLS is disabled, streamlining the configuration process.
  • Translations: German, Greek, and Romanian translations have been updated, providing a better user experience for users who speak these languages.

PhotoPrism continues to evolve and provide a powerful solution for managing and organizing photos. With its latest release, users can enjoy enhanced search capabilities, improved user interface, and various bug fixes. Whether you’re a server enthusiast, a Linux user, a DevOps professional, or simply someone who loves managing their photos, PhotoPrism is worth exploring.

For more information and to download the latest version, visit the PhotoPrism GitHub page.