Projects / Prima


Prima is an extensible Perl toolkit for multi-platform GUI development. Supported platforms include Linux, Windows NT/9x/2K, OS/2, and UNIX/X11 workstations (FreeBSD, IRIX, SunOS, Solaris, and others). The toolkit contains a rich set of standard widgets and has emphasis on 2D image processing tasks. A Perl program using Prima looks and behaves identically on X, Win32, and OS/2 PM.

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Recent releases

  •  29 Oct 2008 13:02

    Release Notes: Support for JPEG comments and metadata was added. Prima now can save multiframe images.

    •  03 May 2008 21:27

      Release Notes: Features for GIF multiframe image handling and animation were implemented. The prigraph dependency on Win32 was abandoned. The libjpeg/libpng/etc. graphic libraries were adopted instead.

      •  11 Apr 2008 08:40

        Release Notes: Minor changes were applied to the look-and-feel under X11. Minor bugs that appeared on 64-bit architectures was fixed.

        •  21 Sep 2007 13:48

          Release Notes: Images can now be loaded from and saved to streams. The image loading process can be watched and partial image displayed as loading progresses.

          •  06 Aug 2007 16:55

            Release Notes: Support was added for GTK file dialogs when compiled with GTK2. The use of the mouse wheel was improved in the Calendar, ColorDialog, ComboBox, Notebooks, Scrollbar, and Sliders widgets.


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