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Darktable 2.2.0 released

we’re proud to finally announce the new feature release of darktable, 2.2.0!
the github release is here:
as always, please don’t use the autogenerated tarball provided by github, but only our tar.xz. the sha256 checksum is:
3eca193831faae58200bb1cb6ef29e658bce43a81706b54420953a7c33d79377 darktable-2.2.0.tar.xz
75d5f68fec755fefe6ccc82761d379b399f9fba9581c0f4c2173f6c147a0109f darktable-2.2.0.dmg

and the changelog as compared to 2.0.0 can be found below.
when updating from the currently stable 2.0.x series, please bear in mind that your edits will be preserved during this process, but it will not be possible to downgrade from 2.2 to 2.0.x any more.
Well over 2k commits since 2.0.0
298 pull requests handled
360+ issues closed
Gource visualization of git log from 2.0.0 to right before 2.2.0:

The Big Ones:
Quite Interesting Changes:
Split the database into a library containing images and a general one with styles, presets and tags. That allows having access to those when for example running with a :memory: library
Support running on platforms other than x86 (64bit little-endian, currently ARM64 only) (
darktable is now happy


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