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Comparing Linux Photo Managers...Which Is The Best For Your Everyday Use?

Jun 21, 2010, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joshua Price)

"When you work with large amounts of photos, it can get tiresome to have to manually manage the file and directory structures. To help resolve this, many people use photo managers such as Picasa, DigiKam, and iPhoto. There are several options for Linux, so we've decided to check out each of the major photo management options for Linux to see exactly what each one offers. Today we'll be comparing Picasa, F-Spot, Shotwell, DigiKam, and Geeqie.


"Google's answer to the problem of photo management is Picasa. Some of the notable features include facial recognition, search capability, automatic photo correction, and a reasonable amount of image editing options. There's even a I'm Feeling Lucky button which does a surprisingly good job of adjusting colors and lighting to improve photos."

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