digiKam Software Collection 2.8.0 is out...

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Dear all digiKam fans and users!

After one month since 2.70 release, digiKam team is proud to announce the digiKam Software Collection 2.8.0, as bug-fixes release.

See the list of files closed with this release into KDE bugzilla.

digiKam Software Collection 2.7.0 is out...

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

After one month of bugs triage in KDE bugzilla, digiKam team is proud to announce the digiKam Software Collection 2.7.0, as bug-fixes release.

In this release, for a better RAW files processing support, Libraw library have been imported to libkdcraw with last 0.14.7 release. New cameras are now supported: Canon 5D Mark III, G1 X, 1D X and Powershot SX200; Nikon D4,D800/D800E and D3200; Fuji X-S1 and HS30EXR; Casio EX-Z8; Olympus E-M5; Panasonic GF5; Sony NEX-F3, SLT-A37 and SLT-A57; Samsung NX20 and NX210.

digiKam Housekeeping with the Maintenance Tool

Starting with version 2.6, digiKam features the Tools ? Maintenance menu which gives you access to tools designed to perform a variety of housekeeping tasks: from scanning for new photos to running a face recognition action. Here is a brief overview of the available tools.

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Export Photos to Wikimedia Commons with digiKam

Sharing is caring, and there is probably no better way to share your photographic masterpieces with the world than adding them to the Wikimedia Commons pool. While the project's website features its own tool for uploading photos, digiKam's Wikimedia Export Kipi plugin can come in rather handy when you need to export multiple photos in one fell swoop without leaving the convenience of your favorite photo management application.

Wikimedia Commons Kipi plugin

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digiKam Recipes 3.9.35 Released

A new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook is available for your reading pleasure. Besides a handful of minor tweaks, the new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook includes the following new material:

  • Export Photos to Wikimedia Commons
  • digiKam Housekeeping with the Maintenance Tool

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digiKam Software Collection 2.6.0 is out...

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Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce digiKam Software Collection 2.6.0.

Soft Proofing in digiKam

Soft proofing is a technique which allows you to see what the photo will look like when printed using a specific printer and photo media (paper, canvas, etc.) without actually printing the photo. Many professional photo processing applications support soft proofing, and digiKam is no exception.

To make this feature work in digiKam, you need to specify color profiles for your display and the output device (e.g., printer). But before you do that, you need to obtain the ICC color profile for your specific printer and print media.

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digiKam Software Collection 2.6.0 Release Candidate is out...

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Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce the candidate release of digiKam Software Collection 2.6.0.

Simulate a Faded Effect in digiKam

Sometimes the best way to spice up a photo is to make it look faded, and digiKam makes it supremely easy to achieve this effect.

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Simple Toning in digiKam

Adding a dash of color tint to a black and white photo can often produce a dramatic effect, and digiKam does have a handful of toning filters for you to try.

But you are not limited to the built-in filters: using digiKam's editing tools, you can easily tint photos using whatever color you like.

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