B3 Server

Keep Your Photos Safe and Share Them with Others

With digiKam, you can edit and manage photos, but how do you keep your processed and neatly organized shots safe and share them with others? Enter B3, a tiny yet powerful and flexible Linux-based server from the Swedish-based company Excito. This diminutive device provides a perfect solution for backing up your photos and sharing them with friends, family, or the entire Web. This device makes a perfect companion to digiKam.

Convert RAW Files to DNG with DNGConverter

digiKam comes with a nifty batch utility that allows you to convert RAW files to the DNG format. The question is, of course, why you would want to do that. After all, digiKam can handle RAW files without any problem, so what’s the point of adding one more step to your photographic workflow? Continue to read

kipi-plugins 1.8.0 released...

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce Kipi-plugins 1.8.0 !


kipi-plugins tarball can be downloaded from SourceForge at this url

See below the list of new features and bugs-fix coming with this release.

Enjoy digiKam.

digiKam 1.8.0 released...

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce digiKam 1.8.0 release!


digiKam tarball can be downloaded from SourceForge at this url

See below the list of bugs-fixes coming with this release.

Enjoy digiKam...

Use the Levels Adjustment Tool in digiKam

When it comes to tweaking photos, Levels is the most important weapon in digiKam’s arsenal. This tool lets you adjust brightness and contrast by specifying the location of complete black, complete white, and midtones in a histogram, which makes it a perfect tool for fixing under- and overexposed photos as well as improving the overall tonal range of a photo. Continue to read

5 Splash Screens to Spice up digiKam

Every new version of digiKam features its own unique splash screen. But you don’t have to wait for the next digiKam release to get a new splash screen. Here are a few ready-to-go designs created by your truly. Continue to read

digiKam 2.x splash-screens: call to photographers !

digiKam 2.0.0-beta2 splash

digiKam 2.0 have been published in beta stage since 2 weeks. Stable 2.0 release is planed for may, with few beta versions to consolidate code with users feedback...

Publish Photos on a WordPress Blog from digiKam

While digiKam doesn’t allow you to publish photos directly to a WordPress blog, you can work around this limitation. Enable the Post by Email feature on your WordPress blog, and you can use the SendImages Kipi plugin in digiKam to email photos directly to your blog. Continue to read

digiKam Software Collection 2.0.0 beta1 is out...

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

Just in time for this new year 2011, digiKam team is proud to announce the first digiKam Software Collection 2.0.0 beta release!


With 2.x, digiKam include now all shared libraries maintained by digiKam team plus kipi-plugins source code, as a software collection. The goal is to simplify packaging to reduce external dependencies.

Cross-processing with digiKam

Although digiKam can’t rival dedicated image manipulation applications like the GIMP, it does have several essential editing tools which can help you to turn plain photos into striking images. For example, using the Curves Adjustment tool, you can apply the cross-processing effect to a photo. Continue to read

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