Manage photos with Digikam

Digikam is the KDE equivalent of Picasa, or maybe Shotwell with the ability to handle large collections of video and images. It can also import your pictures, adjust meta data, tags photos, export them to social media and a whole lot more. It even has basic facial recognition.

Installation

To install Digikam on Kubuntu 20.04 open Konsole and type,

sudo apt install digikam

Enter your password and answer any questions and Digikam will install. After installation you can find Digikam in the Applications Menu by searching or under Applications/Graphics.

Further information

  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just few words to inform the community that 7.0.0 release candidate is out and ready to test two month later the third beta release published in April. After a Covid-19 containement stage at home, this new version come with more than 740 bug-fixes since last stable release 6.4.0 and look […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just few words to inform the community that 7.0.0-beta3 is out and ready to test two month later the second beta release published in February. After a long test stage while this Covid-19 containment, this new version come with more than 670 bug-fixes since last stable release 6.4.0 and look […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just few words to inform the community that 7.0.0-beta2 is out and ready to test one month later the first beta release published at Christmas time. After a long triaging stage, this new version come with more than 600 bug-fixes since last stable release 6.4.0 and look very promising. Nothing […]
  • The first revision of the digiKam Recipes book in 2020 is here, and it packs new content. The latest version of digiKam features the Healing Clone tool, and the Remove dust spots and imperfections with the Healing Clone tool part explains how to use this supremely useful feature. Starting with digiKam 6.4, you can use […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, we are now proud to release digiKam 7.0.0-beta1 today. This first version start the test stages for next 7.x series planing while next year. Have a look at some of the highlights listed below, to discover all those changes in […]
  • The digiKam Team built the Google Photo, Google Drive or another Webservices uploader as a open source app. This SERVICE is provided by the digiKam Team at no cost and is intended for use as is. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal […]
  • Another month, another revision of the digiKam Recipes book. This version brings the following new content: The How digiKam works chapter provides an overview of digiKam’s achitecture The Export and import keyboard shortcuts scheme section explains how to export and import customized keyboard shortcuts profiles. All digiKam Recipes readers will receive the updated version of […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, We received a lot of excellent user feedback after publishing the 4th digiKam 6 release in September 2019. We are now proud to briefly announce the new digiKam 6.4.0, a maintenance version which consolidates this feedback and acts as an important phase of this 3-year-old project. The Plugins Interface “DPlugins” […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, We received a lot of excellent user feedback after publishing the third digiKam 6 release in August 2019. We are now proud to briefly announce the new digiKam 6.3.0, a maintenance version which consolidates this feedback and acts as an important phase of this 3-year-old project. New GMic-Qt plugin for […]
  • After a somewhat prolonged quiet period, a new revision of the digiKam Recipes book is ready. This version brings a refreshed book cover as well as new content: Use Git to maintain multiple digiKam profiles and easily switch between them Back up all digiKam settings, so you don’t have to configure the application from scratch […]

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