[Shotwell] Suggestion Box / feature requests
da at mad.scientist.com
Sun Dec 19 20:55:51 PST 2010
I have just tried out Shotwell (I installed Ubuntu 10.10) and was hoping
that it would be better than F-Spot which I could never get working.
As some background, I use iPhoto for my photo organisation, It meets my
needs, but doesn't run on Ubuntu.
After playing with Shotwell for a few minutes (maybe 10 after importing
the photo's from my phone) I realised that it is very close to being
able to replace iPhoto for my needs. So here's a big pat on the back for
the developers who have obviously worked very hard at making this great
I went to your web site to post a suggestion / feature request, but this
was the only place I could find to do so.
Here are my suggestions (both should be easy):
1) create a a feature request page for people to request features / make
suggestions without having to subscribe to the mailing list.
2) when Importing, import videos as well as photo's, this shouldn't be
too hard, just a tweak to the download mechanism, and have the software
be able to pass the video to a player app (you already do this with an
Ideally a preview image of the video would be great, but I could wait
for that and would be happy with a generic movie image to start with.
The second suggestion is all I really wanted to suggest.
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