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Proposed Photo managers for Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx

Dec 21, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"They are not supposed to be as powerful as GIMP but should be able to handle some minimal image manipulations. In this article, we will look into the 3 top competitors F-Spot, Shotwell and Solang.

"And we will see what all features each of them aims to provide to be considered as the default photo manager cum image manipulator and viewer for Lucid. Shotwell

"Shotwell is an opensource photo manager designed for Gnome Desktop Environment. Instead of just being a photo organizer it is capable of doing some small image manipulations too like reducing red-eye, rotate, crop and mirror photos.

"It can act as a separate image editor and image viewer too i.e. you don't have to import images anymore. The TODO list includes implementing Facebook and Flickr export feature, creating slideshows with customizable music and transitions."

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