One of the useful tools that can be found in digiKam is the ability to perform fuzzy searches, where the user can guess and sketch the colors that the image may contain.
Inorder to perform a fuzzy search you need to rebuild the image finger prints in your database. Continue to read
Storing your photos on a server or network disk? Want to manage them from several Linux-based machines using digiKam? Here is how to do that. Continue to read
If you are running Ubuntu 10.10 or its derivatives and you are itching to try the latest version of digiKam, you don’t have to go through the rigmarole of compiling the application yourself. Philip Johnsson did the hard work for you and released the neatly packaged version of digiKam on his PPA, so you can easily install the latest beta version of the next major release of digiKam with a minimum of fuss. Continue to read
Many people add borders to there images, since they make the image look better and stands out unique and digiKam makes this very easy and simple!
There are two ways to apply image borders in digiKam... Continue to read
Dear all digiKam fans and users!
digiKam team is proud to announce the 3rd digiKam Software Collection 2.0.0 beta release!
With this release, digiKam include Color Labels and Pick Labels feature to simplify image cataloging operations in your photograph workflow.
Also, digiKam include since 2.0.0 beta2 the Tags Keyboard Shorcuts feature to simplify tagging operations in your photograph workflow.
Dear all digiKam fans and users!
digiKam team is proud to announce digiKam and Kipi-plugins 1.9.0 release!
digiKam tarball can be downloaded from SourceForge at this url
kipi-plugins tarball can be downloaded from SourceForge at this url
See below the list of bugs-fixes coming with this release.
When you need to apply the same action to multiple photos, digiKam’s batch processing capabilities can come in rather handy. And the photo management application provides different ways to apply actions to a photo batch in one fell swoop. Continue to read
Almost all images contain meta-data and these data contains all the setting that you used to create the picture, these include, shutter speed, aperture, focal length etc.
Most image management applications allows you to add and remove custom meta data to your files. This can be easily done while using JPEG's files. However the same is not very true for RAW files. Continue to read...
The digiKam Tricks book version 2.0 is now available. Here is what's new in this release:
- New book cover
- Convert Photos to Black and White
- Geotag Photos with Open GPS Tracker and digiKam
- Instant Vintage Photo Effects with the FIL Script for GIMP
- Work with Photo Metadata in digiKam
- New figures added
- Numerous tweaks and fixes
- Touch up Photos with GIMP Scripts removed
- Geotag Photos with Geotag removed
Inside each digital photo hides metadata in the EXIF, IPTC, or XMP formats, and digiKam provides tools for viewing and editing this useful information.
For starters, digiKam’s main window features the dedicated Metadata sidebar which lets you view EXIF, Makernote, IPTC, and XMP metadata. You can switch between concise and full views as well as print the metadata, save them as a file, and copy them into the clipboard. Continue to read