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FreeImage 3.4.0 released

What is FreeImage ?

FreeImage is an Open Source library project for developers who would like to support popular graphics image formats like PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and others as needed by today's multimedia applications. FreeImage is easy to use, fast, multithreading safe, compatible with all 32-bit versions of Windows, and cross-platform (works both with Linux and Mac OS X).

Thanks to it's ANSI C interface, FreeImage is usable in many languages including C, C++, VB, C#, Java and also in common scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, TCL or Ruby.... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2004-07-08

FreeImage 3.3.0 released

What is FreeImage ?

FreeImage is an Open Source library project for developers who would like to support popular graphics image formats like PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and others as needed by today's multimedia applications. FreeImage is easy to use, fast, multithreading safe, compatible with all 32-bit versions of Windows, and cross-platform (works both with Linux and Mac OS X).

Thanks to it's ANSI C interface, FreeImage is usable in many languages including C, C++, VB, C#, Java and also in common scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, TCL or Ruby.... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2004-05-02

FreeImage 3.2.1 released

What is FreeImage ?

FreeImage is an Open Source library project for developers who would like to support popular graphics image formats like PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and others as needed by today's multimedia applications. The library comes in two versions: a binary distribution that can be linked against any 32-bit C/C++ compiler and a source distribution. Workspace files for Microsoft Visual C++ 6 are provided, as well as makefiles for Linux.... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2004-03-16

FreeImage 3.2.0 released

What is FreeImage ?

FreeImage is an Open Source library project for developers who would like to support popular graphics image formats like PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and others as needed by today's multimedia applications. The library comes in two versions: a binary distribution that can be linked against any 32-bit C/C++ compiler and a source distribution. Workspace files for Microsoft Visual C++ 6 are provided, as well as makefiles for Linux.... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2004-02-18

FreeImage 3.1.0 released

What is FreeImage ?

FreeImage is an Open Source library project for developers who would like to support popular graphics image formats like PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and others as needed by today's multimedia applications. The library comes in two versions: a binary distribution that can be linked against any 32-bit C/C++ compiler and a source distribution. Workspace files for Microsoft Visual C++ 6 are provided, as well as makefiles for Linux.... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2004-01-26

FreeImage 3.0.4 released

Via this post, the FreeImage Development Team wants to announce a new version of FreeImage (3.0.4).
Attached below is a short FreeImage FAQ, which will provide all the info you
need to use this poweful C/C++ library for Windows and Linux.

FreeImage can be downloaded from: http://freeimage.sourceforge.net

01) WHAT IS FREEIMAGE
--------------------... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-11-16

FreeImage 3.0.3 released

This new release of the library fixes two minor bugs: one with the TIFF plugin and the other with the 32-bit conversion routines.
FreeImage now compiles under RedHat 7.3, RedHat 9 and MacOSX.

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-11-02

FreeImage 3.0.2 released

FreeImage now works under Linux (tested with RedHat 9). This release also fixes a bug discovered in FreeImage_Copy.

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-10-27

FreeImage 3.0.1 released

This release fixes some minor bugs, especially with BMP and TIFF plugins. It also adds a new C# wrapper to the library.

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-10-20

FreeImage 3.0 released

Via this post, the FreeImage Development Team wants to announce a new version of FreeImage (3.0.0).
Attached below is a short FreeImage FAQ, which will provide all the info you
need to use this poweful C/C++ library for Windows and Linux.

FreeImage can be downloaded from: http://freeimage.sourceforge.net

01) WHAT IS FREEIMAGE
--------------------... read more

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-09-08

FreeImage 2.6.1 released

This release fixes a bug in TIFF writer, unfortunately introduced in release 2.6.0. Sorry for the annoyance :(
In release 2.6.1, you will also find new routines for ICC profiles support and a new XBM loader.
Check also the updated documentation now available !

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-05-25

FreeImage 2.6.0 released

After a long hibernation period, FreeImage is finally back again with a new release : FreeImage 2.6.0.
Among other things, FreeImage 2.6.0 adds some minor internal improvements, and two new conversion routines :
FreeImage_Threshold and FreeImage_Dither.

Enjoy !

Posted by Hervé Drolon 2003-05-04

Developer needed

We need additional developer and a new lead developer for FreeImage.

Do you have experience with bitmap loading and saving?
Did you manage a software project before?
Are you excited about continueing the development of a widely used and praised bitmap library?

Then contact us!
You might be the one the FreeImage community needs.

markus[dot]loibl[at]epost.de
freeimage[at]wxs.nl

Posted by Markus Loibl 2002-07-30

CVS

I'll set up the cvs-tree within the next week or so. Then your updates can be integrated.

Posted by Markus Loibl 2002-07-30

ActiveX-interface

the activeX interface is ready.

DO NOT USE the one shipped with freeimage 2.5.4

Instead use the latest release of the "ActiveX Wrapper". Its newer than the one included in 2.5.4.

Posted by Markus Loibl 2002-07-26

Welcome

I want to welcome all old or new freeimage-users.
I'm Markus Loibl (mausoma), and in the next days/weeks I'll set up all the freeimage-sources I know of. This are:
- freeimage-core (www.6ixsoft.com)
- freeimage-activeX-wrapper (included in the last update)
- freeimage-docu (www.6ixsoft.com)
- Plugins, Tcl-Support (www.6ixsoft.com)
- modFreeImage.bas (Kevin Wilson, http://w3.one.net/~kevinw/VB/)
- FreeImageViewer (Alex Galkin, http://www.diskinspector.com)
- GraphicsSuite (Markus Loibl, http://www.codetools.com/bitmap/graphicsuite.asp)

Posted by Markus Loibl 2002-07-25