There is a new minor version of MAT2, the 0.10.0, with support for svg, inplace cleaning, as well as other minor improvements.
- Make mat2 work on Python3.8
- Minor improvement of ppt and odt handling, as well as other MS Office documents
- Add an integration with KDE's file manager: Dolphin
- mat2 now copies file permissions on the cleaned files
- Add a flag to disable sandboxing
- Tighten a bit the sandboxing
- Add support for inplace cleaning
- Better handling of mutually-exclusive arguments in the command line
- Add support for svg and ppm
- Cleaned zip files are compressed by default
- Minor performances improvement when dealing with images/video files
- Better handling of optional dependencies
svg is an interesting file format, and one of the top feature request that I got, since apparently it's used a lot by UX/UI/graphic/… people. But since it's kinda tricky to handle it correctly, due to its complexity, I didn't think that it would be possible to support it without a massive amount of work that I really didn't want to do. Fortunately, there is an easy solution: like for PDf, render everything on a cairo surface, as save it on the file system as the original fileformat: svg.
Integration with Dolphin
Thanks to Miguel Angel Marco Buzunariz, mat2 can now trivially be integrated with Dolphin (KDE's file manager)! And because the code is super-trivial, it shouldn't break anytime soon, even if I'm not actively maintaining it, mostly because I don't use KDE.
mat2 is almost feature-complete, I still have a couple of issues that I would like to tackle before releasing mat2 1.0. As usual, if you know some Python, help is more than welcome.