Exiv2 v0.27.4 RC2 is available

Exiv2 v0.27.4 RC2 is available: https://pre-release.exiv2.org/

Thank you to Alex, Christoph, David, Freddie, Kevin, Leo, Leonardo, Luis,
Milos, Peter K, Peter S and pydera for working with me on the release.

This release is dedicated to our cat Lizzie who was put to sleep on 2021-02-13.
As always, thanks to my wife (and Exiv2 widow) Alison.

Highlights of Exiv2 v0.27.4

  • Support for bmff files (HEIC, HEIF, AVIF, CR3, JXL/bmff)
  • Bash test scripts rewritten in python
  • DNG 1.6 and Exif 2.32 support
  • Bug and Security fixes
  • Updated build and test environments
  • Localisation support on Crowdin
  • Revised documentation
  • Other improvements

Release Notes: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/1018#issuecomment-757979745

Exiv2 v0.27.4 GM is likely to ship early on 2021-04-30. (scheduled for 2021-05-22)

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Great work! Thanks you very much. I’m looking forward to the final release.

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Exiv2 v0.27.4 RC2 is being attacked by security investigators. I’d like to thank Luis, Dan, Alex and Kev for their support with the development of Exiv2. I have now retired.

So its time to party now?

Yes. I’m sure the security guys are delighted with their destructive work.