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After Akademy, a bumper month of new software updates and bugfixes.
After Akademy, a bumper month of new software updates and bugfixes has arrived in KDE's apps.
# New releases
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{{< img class="text-center" src="digikam.png" caption="digiKam" style="width: 600px">}}
The month started with a release of our popular [photo management app, digiKam](https://www.digikam.org/news/2020-09-06-7.1.0_release_announcement/).
The month started with the release of our popular [photo management app, digiKam](https://www.digikam.org/news/2020-09-06-7.1.0_release_announcement/).
Better Canon CR3 Metadata Support, RAW image formats from cameras are often undocumented and hard to process. The developers of digiKam 7.1.0 have written a metadata interface based on libraw for the CR3, and the application is now able to read a large portion of Exif tags, including GPS information, color profile, and, of course. standard IPTC and XMP containers.
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[IPTC Information Interchange Model](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPTC_Information_Interchange_Model) is the old, but still common metadata format used for photos and this release improves Unicode support for it.
digiKam is available in your Linux distro, as a source code tarball, Linux 32/64 bits AppImage bundles, macOS package and Windows 32/64 bit installers. [Download digiKam 7.1.0 here](https://download.kde.org/stable/digikam/).
digiKam is available in your Linux distro as a source code tarball, Linux 32/64 bits AppImage bundles, macOS package and Windows 32/64 bit installers. [Download digiKam 7.1.0 here](https://download.kde.org/stable/digikam/).
## Labplot 2.8
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LabPlot is a KDE-application for interactive graphing and analysis of scientific data. LabPlot provides an easy way to create, manage and edit plots and to perform data analysis. [Labplot 2.8](https://labplot.kde.org/2020/09/16/labplot-2-8-released/) was released after a year's worth of work.
LabPlot is a KDE application for interactive graphing and analysis of scientific data. LabPlot provides an easy way to create, manage and edit plots and to perform data analysis. [Labplot 2.8](https://labplot.kde.org/2020/09/16/labplot-2-8-released/) was released after a year's worth of work.
In 2.8, it's now easier to access many online resources that provide data sets for educational purposes. There's now five collections with over 2000 documented data sets. Check out this video.
In 2.8, it's now easier to access many online resources that provide data sets for educational purposes. There's now five collections with over 2000 documented data sets. Check out this video for more information:
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## Kid3 3.8.4
[Kid3](3.8.4) improves our music file tagging app.
[Kid3](https://invent.kde.org/websites/kid3-kde-org) improves our music file tagging app.
Besides bug fixes, this release provides usability improvements, such as more navigation keyboard shortcuts and the possibility to customize them. The file type detection is more tolerant.
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For the developers out there, we had a [bugfix release of Heaptrack](https://invent.kde.org/sdk/heaptrack/-/releases/v1.2.0). Heaptrack traces all memory allocations and annotates these events with stack traces. Dedicated analysis tools then allow you to interpret the heap memory profile
There are improvements to the stability of Heaptrack which make it more error resilient while recording data. Additionally, some minor tweaks to the graphical analysis tool make it more efficient to use. The performance of the analysis step was slightly improved too. Finally, an important bug in the data-diffing algorithm is fixed, which should make that feature more useful again.
There are improvements to the stability of Heaptrack which make it more error resilient while recording data. Additionally, some minor tweaks to the graphical analysis tool make it more efficient to use. The performance of the analysis step was slightly improved too. Finally, an important bug in the data-diffing algorithm has been fixed, which should make that feature more useful again.
## KDiff3 1.8.4
{{< img class="text-center" src="https://cdn.kde.org/screenshots/kdiff3/diffscreen_two_way.png" caption="KDiff3" style="width: 600px">}}
KDiff3 lets you compare up to three text files in one go.
KDiff3 lets you compare up to three text files at one time.
(This update)[https://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-announce-apps/2020-September/005601.html] fixes typos, reloading files on Windows and network copy.
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# Incoming
KTechLab is an old app which hasn't been released in some time due to using older tech. It's an IDE for microcontrollers and electronics. The codebase of KTechLab has been updated. [Version 0.50.0](https://zoltanp.github.io/2020/09/ktechlab-0-50-0.html) is out for testing now.
KTechLab, an IDE for microcontrollers and electronics, is an older app which hasn't been released in some time due to the fact it was using old tech. The codebase of KTechLab has been updated and [version 0.50.0](https://zoltanp.github.io/2020/09/ktechlab-0-50-0.html) is out for testing now.
# Releases 20.08.2
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