digiKam Software Collection 3.3.0-beta2 is out..

showfoto 3.3.0

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce the second beta release of digiKam Software Collection 3.3.0. This version currently under development, including a new core implementation to manage faces, especially face recognition feature which have never been completed with previous release. Face detection feature still always here and work as expected.

digiKam Software Collection 3.0.0 and 3.1.0 for Windows Released

digiKam3.3.0-windows

At long last I am pleased to announce the simultaneous release of digiKam 3.0.0 and 3.1.0 for Windows built against KDE 4.10.2. If you have a short attention span and want to download it immediately see the attached link.

digiKam Software Collection 3.3.0-beta1 is out..

digikam 3.3.0

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce the first beta release of digiKam Software Collection 3.3.0. This version currently under development, including a new core implementation to manage faces, especially face recognition feature which have never been completed with previous release. Face detection feature still always here and work as expected.

digiKam Software Collection 3.2.0 is out..

digiKam3.2.0

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce the 3.2.0 release of digiKam Software Collection. This version include a new album interface display mode named list-view. Icon view can be switched to a flat item list, where items can be sorted by properties columns as in a simple file manager. Columns can be customized to show file, image, metadata, or digiKam properties.

Sharpening in digiKam

The Sharpen tool in digiKam offers three sharpening methods: simple sharp, unsharp mask, and refocus. Each method has its advantages and drawbacks. The simple sharp technique uses a standard convolution matrix algorithm to improve image details. If you are curious about the nitty-gritty of the convolution matrix, the GIMP documentation provides a brief description of the algorithm.

Using the Refocus sharpening method

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digiKam Software Collection 3.2.0-beta2 is out..

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Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce the second beta release of digiKam Software Collection 3.2.0. This version currently under development, include a new album interface display mode named list-view. Icon view can be switched to a flat item list, where items can be sorted by properties columns as in a simple file manager. Columns can be customized to show file, image, metadata, or digiKam properties. This list-view mode is not yet fully completed and need to be review by users.

Dealing with Bugs in digiKam

Bugs are inevitable in complex software, and digiKam is no exception. So what should you do when you've discovered a bug in your favorite photo management application? As a non-programmer, the best thing you can do is to file the bug with the KDE bug tracking system (digiKam is managed as part of the KDE project). Submitting bugs can be considered a tedious task, but this greatly helps the developers to improve digiKam, and the KDE bug tracking system makes it relatively easy to file bugs and issues.

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digiKam Software Collection 3.2.0-beta1 is out..

digiKam-listview

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

digiKam team is proud to announce the first beta release of digiKam Software Collection 3.2.0. This version currently under development, include a new album interface display mode named list-view. Icon view can be switched to a flat item list, where items can be sorted by properties columns as in a simple file manager. Columns can be customized to show file, image, metadata, or digiKam properties. This list-view mode is not yet fully completed and need to be review by users.

Create a Bleach Bypass Effect in digiKam

Using tools available in digiKam, you can simulate a number of effects, including bleach bypass. This effect produces a desaturated high-contrast image. Creating the bleach bypass effect in digiKam is done in two simple steps.

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digiKam Software Collection 3.1.0 is out...

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

After one month since 3.0.0 release, digiKam team is proud to announce the digiKam Software Collection 3.1.0, as bug-fixes release. digiKam 3.x versions include GoSC 2012 projects listed here.

With this release several internal patches have been applied to increase source code stability. digiKam team has used Coverity SCAN tool to parse whole implementation and fix in-deep bugs. Also, MAC-OSX support have been improved and crashes under this platform have been hacked.

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