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Comix 4.0.4 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files.

This version includes some bug fixes, one of which avoids crashes that have been occurring on some systems.

Read more at http://comix.sourceforge.net/

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2009-04-03

Comix 4.0.3 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

This version includes new Hungarian and French translations, some new features and a few bug fixes.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2009-02-22

Comix 4.0.2 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

This version contains updated Brazilian Portuguese, Traditional Chinese and Catalan translations.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2009-01-01

Comix: 4.0.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files.

This version contains updated translations for Croatian, Polish, Russian and Simplified Chinese, as well as a new preference to flip pages when scrolling of the edge of a page.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2008-12-15

Comix 4.0.0 released

Comix has been completely rewritten from scratch. On the surface things look quite a bit like they used to, but the internal workings are entirely new. There are too many changes for them all to be mentioned here, but a couple of highlights are a much more functional library and a new archive editing dialog.

Read more at http://comix.sourceforge.net/

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2008-12-03

Comix 3.6.5 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files.

Version 3.6.5 includes some security fixes and some translations that should have been released a long time ago, my bad. Other non-critical changes will have to wait until Comix 4 is ready, since the old code base is being completely scrapped for that release (for good reasons). I take the opportunity here to apologise to everyone who have tried to contact me during the last year without getting any replies. I have been very busy and thus neglected some things that really did deserve attention, sorry.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2008-07-07

Comix 3.6.4 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.6.4 includes two new translations, a Russian by Artyom Smirnov and a Croatian by Adrian C. Some other minor changes have been made as well.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2007-05-26

Comix 3.6.3 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files.

This versions includes a Hungarian translation by Ernõ Drabik, a change to make flipping pages with arrow keys possible in some new cases and a couple of bug fixes.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2007-03-16

Comix 3.6.2 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.6.2 adds a Japanese translation by Mamoru Tasaka.

Read more at http://comix.sourceforge.net

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2007-01-31

Comix 3.6.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.6.1 contains updated Brazilian Portuguese and Dutch translations.

Read more at http://comix.sourceforge.net

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-10-17

Comix 3.6 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.6 introduces a number of changes - such as a colour adjustment dialog with settings for contrast, brightness, saturation and sharpness. There have also been a number of bug fixes. ... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-10-03

Comix 3.5.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.5.1 fixes a couple of bugs present in version 3.5.

Read more at http://comix.sourceforge.net

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-08-25

Comix 3.5 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.5 includes new icons, a faster magnifying lens, more lossless JPEG operations, support for new image formats and some other new features and bug fixes.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-08-24

Comix 3.4 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.4 includes a number of new features such as advanced image data in the preference dialog, a delete image command, lossless JPEG rotation commands, new toolbar buttons, smarter space key scrolling, a Traditional Chinese translation by Hsin-Lin Cheng and more.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-07-31

Comix 3.3 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

This version includes a new slideshow feature, a new colour band histogram for the properties dialog, a new Catalan translation by Carles Escrig, a completely rewritten install script, some bugfixes and some minor changes.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-07-04

Comix 3.2.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

This version adds support for the rar program in addition to unrar to handle RAR archives. Kamil Leduchowski updated the Polish translation as well.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-06-21

Comix 3.2 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.2 includes a new "Fit width mode", a new "Fit height mode", a redesigned library interface, some other changes and a couple of bug fixes. The PyGTK requirement has been changed to version 2.8.0 or higher.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-06-14

Comix 3.1.3 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.1.3 includes a new Polish translation by Kamil Leduchowski and an updated French translation by Achraf Cherti.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-05-20

Comix 3.1.2 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.1.2 fixes a bug which could cause non-archive files to be added to the library.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-05-17

Comix 3.1.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.1.1 includes some minor changes, such as automatic dependency checking in install.py.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-05-17

Comix 3.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Comix 3.1 includes a new convert dialog, an image extraction feature, support for recursive adding of archives to the library, a French translation by Achraf Cherti and some other things.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-05-04

Comix 3.0.1 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.0.1 contains a new Dutch translation by Arthur Nieuwland.

Read more at comix.sourceforge.net

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-04-14

Comix 3.0 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 3.0 is finally ready. It includes quite a few changes, the biggest one is the cleanup of the entire codebase, but there are also some changes to the functionality of the program. A completely redesigned properties dialog, support for recent files, an "Add to library" menu item, a new preference to set the size of the magnifying lens and an Italian translation by Raimondo Giammanco among other things.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-04-06

Comix 2.9 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Comix now includes a comic book library where comic book archives can be browsed as covers. You can add archives to the library through a dialog or by drag and drop, and easily filter out specific comic books by typing in regular expressions. A few other changes has been made as well.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-02-21

Comix 2.8 released

Comix is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR or tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed) as well as plain image files. It is written in Python and uses GTK+ through the PyGTK bindings.

Version 2.8 presents a few more features and a lot of small bug fixes. MIME types for cbz, cbr and cbt archives are now registered by default and Comix includes a thumbnailer for Nautilus (by Christoph Wolk) that creates thumbnails while browsing these files.... read more

Posted by Pontus Ekberg 2006-02-11