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PhotoPrism Releases Version 'November 28, 2023' of Photos App

PhotoPrism has recently released a new version of its AI-powered photos app. This app is designed for the decentralized web and utilizes advanced technologies to automatically tag and organize pictures. Whether you run it on your home server or in the cloud, PhotoPrism aims to provide a seamless experience for managing your photos.

The latest release of PhotoPrism includes updated dependencies and fixes for recently discovered issues. It also introduces official installation packages with binaries for Linux, which are now available as an alternative to using Docker images. However, it’s worth noting that this installation method is recommended for experienced users only, as it requires manual setup and does not include all dependencies.

Here are some of the new features and improvements included in this release:

  • Search: Improved camera and lens information in the cards view details.
  • Search: Fixed cards view rendering when a lens has no model description.
  • Search: Added filter to find pictures by resolution range in Megapixels (MP).
  • PWA: Fixed list of available icon sizes in the app manifest file.
  • JPEG: Fixed regression when handling image files with EOF error.
  • JPEG: Fixed indexing of image files with invalid color metadata.
  • JPEG/PNG: Added panic handler for unexpected thumbnail save errors.
  • HEIC: Upgraded Libheif from version 1.13.0 to 1.17.1.
  • RAW: Upgraded Darktable from version 4.2.1 to 4.4.2.
  • Videos: Improved performance when extracting still images for creating thumbnails.
  • Vectors: Improved SVG conversion using RSVG instead of ImageMagick.
  • Docker: Upgraded base image from Ubuntu 23.04 to 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur).
  • Setup: Added tar.gz, deb, and rpm packages for installation without Docker.
  • Security: Updated Go to the latest stable release v1.21.4.

These updates and enhancements aim to provide users with a more seamless and efficient experience when organizing and managing their photo collections. Whether you are a photography enthusiast or simply looking for a robust self-hosted solution, PhotoPrism offers a comprehensive set of features to meet your needs.

To learn more about the latest release and to download the installation packages, visit the PhotoPrism GitHub page.