This list gives a little overview of what's coming in the next version(s) of PhotoQt. The list is ordered by the state of the features:
  1. Features that are completed:  COMPLETED 
  2. Features that I am currently working on:  WORKING ON IT 
  3. Features that I am hoping/planning to implement for the next release:  PLANNED FOR NEXT RELEASE 
  4. Features that I am thinking about, but that are not planned for the next release:  LATER RELEASE 
Please note, that this list is neither complete nor set in stone. I might (and probably will) implement features that are not mentioned here yet. However, I will try to keep this list as up-to-date as possible. Please let me know of any feature that you might be interested in!

For a list of known bugs (and their state) in v1.7.1, see here.

Sort images by timestamp stored in EXIF metadataCompleted
Sort images by date it was last modifiedCompleted
Hide cursor (with short delay) when not in useCompleted
RAW images: Load preview image from EXIF metadata (much faster)Completed
Add video supportCompleted
Add support for AVIF file format (corresponding GitLab issue)Completed
Make entries in the mainmenu adjustablePlanned for next release
Improve and increase number of unit testsPlanned for next release
Batch processing of images: rrwcPlanned for next release
Zoom to mouse position on screen (and not always to center of image)Planned for next release
Open File: load files in background, reuse loaded file list for mainviewPlanned for next release
Add more image icons to Windows version providing more info about the file type rightPlanned for next release
More thumbnails options (same height, image resolution label)Later release
Add Wallpaper support for WindowsLater release
Add more transitioning effectsLater release
Making image manipulations (rotation/flipping) permanentLater release
Support of trash (recycle bin) in WindowsLater release
Cropping imagesLater release
Black/White quick preview feasible? (particularly for large images)Later release
Importing images from camera into folder structureLater release