Bruno Postle released Hugin 0.8.0. This is the best Hugin ever and despite the 0 as major version number a very mature and usable piece of software. The highlights:
- Fast Preview – James Legg’s 2008 Google Summer of Code project that makes the user interface much more responsive
- Celeste – Tim Nugent’s 2008 Google Summer of Code project that prunes control points from clouds with more than 80% success rate and make stitching more precise
- PTBatcher – Marko Kuder’s 2008 Google Summer of Code project that enable the batch processing of panorama project
- Many new projections
- A lot of small improvements and bugfixes.
A big thank you to everybody who contributed!