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Digital Photo Management In Linux, Part 1

Oct 04, 2007, 20:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Do you need a Macintosh computer for high-quality, satisfying digital photo management? Macs include the excellent iPhoto for no extra cost, and if you want to spend money the Aperture photo-management application is first-rate. Naturally, everyone asks 'How do they compare to Adobe Photoshop?' The answer is they don't. They are strictly for managing and editing digital photos; they're not full-blown desktop publishing suites. So what does Linux offer for the ace digital photographer who doesn't want to splurge on a Mac? How about a few goodies like:

  • "Multiple filetype support, including RAW, TIFF, and JPG, as well as host of others
  • "Support for audio and movie files
  • "Download and photo archive management..."

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