I was talking with my pal Khürt Williams about some photo-renaming software and in between things he introduced me to DARKTABLE
darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.
It’s a multiplatform software, available for GNU/Linux, Windows and OS X and I will give it a look in the coming days, since I’m in the middle of exporting my images out of iPhoto and searching for an alternative.
ImageAlpha greatly reduces file sizes of 24-bit PNG files (including alpha transparency) by applying lossy compression and conversion to a more efficient PNG8+alpha format. Such images are compatible with iOS, all browsers, and even degrade well in IE6.
When done, save the image ⌘⇧S. ImageOptim may be able to reduce file size even more AFTER using this tool.
Bebas Neue is a sans serif font family based on the original Bebas Neue free font by Ryoichi Tsunekawa. It has grown in popularity and become something like the “Helvetica of the free fonts”.
Now the family has four new members – Thin, Light, Book, and Regular – added by Fontfabric Type Foundry.
Flex Display is a font from Álvaro Thomáz, free for personal use…
… a free, extremely interesting, and simplified, diary application which can gather also your WordPress and Tumblr activities. To keep an eye on, if you’re into such things. Download it here.
Me, I’m using Day One… and studying Slogger
In these hours on the Get Satisfaction product page of Xmarks there have been published some unofficial links to a couple of builds of the popular bookmark syncronization tool, finally made compatible with OS X 10.9 “Mavericks” … I’ve tried the latest two and so far all it’s going for the better…
“RAW filesystem” issue typically occurs when the filesystem type information is missing or inconsistent between several system tables. Such an issue is often associated with external drives unplugged without “Safely removing” them first. The tables often get damaged during unsafe removal.
The “RAW filesystem” is generally recovered quite well. The typical scenario is to recover data from a device with a RAW filesystem, then format the device and copy the recovered data back to the device.
The most typical symptom of RAW filesystem is that Windows prompts “You need to format the disk before you can use it”
You can perform a RAW filesystem recovery using the free – as in beer – ReclaiMe file recovery software for the Microsoft Windows platform.
I’m performing a scan of such a damaged drive while writing this down. I’ll let you know how it goes!