Shotwell 0.11.0 arrives with new features

The much talked about Shotwell 0.11.0 has been released. This new release brings in a slew of new features which will keep a lot of users interested. Apart from the new features a lot of bugs have been reportedly squashed in this release.Some of the new features are as follows: 
  • Hierarchical tags
  • Support for RAW+JPEG and selectable RAW developer
  • Switched from GConf to GSettings
  • “Hide Photos Already Imported” is now persistent
  • New Saved Search options
  • Mimics no longer stored in home directory
  • Added support for BMP format
It is not known how soon Shotwell will be updated in the Ubuntu repositories , however, you can get hold of it right away by opening the terminal and typing the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install shotwell

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