New Features in digiKam 2.0: Color Labels and Picks

Besides numerous improvements, digiKam 2.0 brings a handful of new features, including Color Labels and Picks. As the name suggests, the Color Labels feature allows you to assign color codes to your photos. Continue to read

Performing Fuzzy Searches In digiKam

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

Manage Photos from Multiple digiKam Installations

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

Install the Latest Beta of digiKam on Ubuntu 10.10

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

Adding Borders To Use Photos Using digiKam

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

digiKam Software Collection 2.0.0 beta3 is out...

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.

digiKam and Kipi-plugins 1.9.0 released...

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.

Enjoy digiKam...

Batch Process Photos in digiKam

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

Writing Meta Data To Raw Files In digiKam

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...

digiKam Tricks 2.0 Released

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
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