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Install LightZone 4.1.7 – A Digital Darkroom App on Linux

LightZone is a non-destructive open-source, professional-level digital darkroom software for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, that includes RAW processing and editing. LightZone lets the user build up a stack of tools which can be rearranged, readjusted, turned off and on, and removed from the stack.

Lightzone has advanced features including:

  • Ability to read RAW files for a variety of cameras and display the metadata (e.g. exposure, ISO, flash, etc.)
  • Rating of images for one to five stars
  • Batch processing of files
  • Range of available style filters (e.g. Alien Infrared, Skin Glow, Polarizer, etc.)
  • Non-destructive tools including relight, sharpen, gaussian blur, hue/saturation, color balance, white balance, black & white, noise reduction, clone, spot, red eyes
  • Editing modes include crop, rotation, and region
  • Raw tone curve modification

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LightZone 4.1.7 Changelog

Bug Fixes

  • JPEG quality setting was ignored when saving
  • Expanded Grid overlay support to rotated crop window
  • Updated DCRaw patch for SONY DSC-RX1RM2 for correct cropping
  • macOS
    • Crash on start because of missing libraries
    • Mouse click on preview image to was ignored and could not enter edit mode
  • Linux
    • Fixed (some of) errors on JRE 9

Improvements

  • Modified RangeSelector slider to clarify which slider thumb will move with mouse drag
  • “Reset Setting?” dialog will timeout after five seconds
  • Added new Raw Tone Curves
    • PANASONIC: DMC-TZ100 (DMC-ZS100)
    • SONY: ILCE-6300
  • Updated application icons
  • macOS (Mavericks or later)
    • Oracle Java 8 runtime is included in .dmg packages, so Java 6 from Apple is not required now.
  • Windows
    • Updated bundeld JRE to 1.8.0_102

Known Bugs

  • macOS
    • UI fonts are not anti-aliased

How to install LightZone 4.1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/lightzone

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install lightzone

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