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Development: 2023 - March

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Niaz Faridani-Rad


  • ๐Ÿš€ LibrePhotos: We now have a new docs page!
  • ๐Ÿš€ Mobile: Added downloading image to local storage
  • ๐Ÿš€ Mobile: Implemented backing up photos
  • ๐Ÿš€ Mobile: Implemented to remove backed up images
  • ๐Ÿš€ Mobile: Show local images
  • โœจ LibrePhotos: Improve test coverage (Implemented by sickelap)
  • โœจ Mobile: List rendering now faster
  • โœจ Docs: Added docs for uploading images
  • โœจ Docs: Added docs for job system
  • โœจ Docs: Added docs for settings
  • โœจ Docs: Updated features for Google Photos and Immich (Implemeted by WhiteHatRootkitJedi and justadri)
  • ๐Ÿ”จ LibrePhotos: Fixed ARM64/PyTorch Fatal Python error: Illegal instruction
  • ๐Ÿ”จ LibrePhotos: Fixed import of RAW (.NEF) files
  • ๐Ÿ”จ LibrePhotos: Fixed a bug, where removing missing images would get stucl
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Mobile: Login does now work correctly with case-sensitive usernames

New Issues:

  • ๐Ÿ› Can share picture but not albums (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Support for google motion photos (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Hidden file can be event album cover (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Add JXL file support (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก ability to deselect subfolders for inclusion (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› No local photos (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Scan job exits with exception Internal Server Error: /api/jobs/(Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Implement backing up only certain locations (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Implement uploading images from the background (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Notify the user to activate MANAGE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Replace pylint, black and isort with ruff (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Delete Missing Photos Stuck (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Long name in face selection don't work well (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› The faces tab scrolling is very slow with huge amount of face to sort (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› In face tab when typing the name it says person already exist and can't see to this (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก In faces tab, have the possibility to sort by more photos that match faces (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Implement viewing videos (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Migrate to TypeScript ([Link] (
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Implement directory permission checker (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Single sourcing of state management and translations between frontend and mobile (Link)

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