Digital Photo Management In Linux, Part 1

“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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