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Development: 2023 - July

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Niaz Faridani-Rad


  • ๐Ÿš€ LibrePhotos: Deprecated redis and redis-rq with django-q2

django-q2 will give us a lot of new possibilities. The most important one is, that the queue will actually be remembered. In the future the queue can be modified and has native options for cron jobs.

  • ๐Ÿš€ LibrePhotos: More settings for face detection and face clustering

There are five new settings, which you can tweak, to make it better fit your dataset. I hope that there will be a couple of people who will try out all the different settings, so that we can find better defaults :)

  • ๐Ÿš€ LibrePhotos: Scanning uploaded photos happens automatically when completed
  • โœจ Frontend: Load top groups first in PhotoListView
  • โœจ Frontend: Fetching photoDetails was refactored to RTK
  • โœจ LibrePhotos: Upgraded all dependencies
  • โœจ Frontend: Upgraded alot of dependencies
  • โœจ LibrePhotos: A lot of new and improved translations from the community
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Frontend: Fixed videos don't play when navigating to "Sharing" - "Shared with you" (...)
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Frontend: Fixed videos as cover_photos in sharing
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Frontend: Fixed scrolling down leaves empty spaces and invalid page
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Frontend: Fixed bad album alignment on mobile view
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Frontend: Fixed nextcloud import
  • ๐Ÿ”จ LibrePhotos: Fixed people thumbnails
  • ๐Ÿ”จ LibrePhotos: Fixed long running jobs not starting
  • ๐Ÿ”จ LibrePhotos: Fixed reading of exif data from .jxl files

New Issues:

  • ๐Ÿ› Video previews hangs when listing a huge amount of videos (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Drop-down menu judders (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Error creating Matpotlib cache (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Documentation Website Update (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Sharing high amounts of pictures with other user(s) fails (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ› Face training is ineffective (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Optimize counter tiles on library page for mobile view (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Add scan progress to library page (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Allow to upload photos directly to user albums (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Add Folders as an Photos view (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Allow remembering credentials on login page (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Add birthdate and other info for a face (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Make faces be a possibility in more than one person in case of mistake (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Remove face when looking at a photo if wrongfully assigned (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Filter by Video/Photos on main screen (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Switch to maplibre-gl and map provider (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Allow users to upload media to shared albums (Link)
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Increase max number of heavyweight workers (Link)

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