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, After four months of maintenance, the digiKam team is proud to present version 7.3.0 of its open source digital photo manager. Here is the list of most important features coming with this release: ExifTool Support The famous ExifTool is now supported officially in parallel than the former Exiv2 shared library […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, After more than one year of development, the digiKam team is proud to present version 7.2.0 of its open source digital photo manager. Here is the list of more than 360 bug-fixes ordered by categories coming with this release: Advanced Rename The tool to batch rename items in collections has […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just a few words to inform the community that 7.2.0-rc is out and ready to test six month later the 7.2.0 beta1 release. After integrating the student codes working on faces management while this summer, we have stabilized code about the usability and the performances improvements of faces tagging, faces […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just a few words to inform the community that 7.2.0-beta2 is out and ready to test four month late the 7.2.0 beta1 release. After integrating the student codes working on faces management while this summer, we have worked to stabilize code and respond to many user feedbacks about the usability […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, Just a few words to inform the community that 7.2.0-beta1 is out and ready to test one month later the 7.1.0 stable release. After a long time to integrate the student codes working on faces management while this summer, we are now ready to propose a first beta with the […]
  • Dear digiKam fans and users, After this long summer, we are now proud to release digiKam 7.1.0. This maintenance version is a result of a long period of bug-triaging on bugzilla. It introduces plenty of fixes and some features. Check out some of the highlights listed below and discover all the changes in detail. Better […]
  • Hot on the heels of the digiKam 7.0.0 release comes a new revision of the digiKam Recipes book. The new version includes Grouping RAW and JPEG files manually can be a real chore. Fortunately, a simple Python script can do this automatically, and the Group RAW and JPEG files with a script chapter provides instructions […]
  • 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 final release today. This version is a result of a long development that started one year ago and in which we have introduced new features and plenty of fixes. Check out some […]
  • 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 […]

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