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GIMP 2.4.4 Release Announced

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GIMP 2.4.4 is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.4 series.

Changes in GIMP 2.4.4
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- fixed typo in stock icon name
- fixed handling of PSD files with empty layer names (bug #504149)
- merged TinyScheme bug-fixes
- removed duplicate entry from Tango palette
- corrected parameter range in Chip Away script (bug #506110)
- reduced redraw priority and speed of the marching ants (bug #479875)
- fixed out-of-bounds array access in Convolution Matrix plug-in
- reduced rounding errors in Convolution Matrix plug-in (bug #508114)
- fixed potential crash on missing CMYK color profile
- fixed crash in Bumpmap plug-in when called from some scripts (bug #509608)
- Equalize should not equalise the alpha channel (bug #510210)
- increased the number of points the ImageMap plug-in can handle (bug #511072)
- adjusted the priority of the projection renderer (bug #511214)
- smooth the brush mask to get a simpler cursor boundary (bug #304798)
- show the selection even if the image window is invisible (bug #505758)
- allow to commit a pending rectangular selection using Enter (bug #511599)
- fixed bug in image dirty state logic (bug #509822)
- improved GIMPressionist preformance and reduced startup time (bug #512126)
- fixed a crash in the Convert to Color Profile plug-in (bug #512529)
- merged some other minor fixes from trunk
- translation updates (de, it, lt, ru, sv, uk)

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