7 of the Best Free Linux Photo Management Software
Photo management software is a type of computer application
that helps users to organize their digital image collection.
One of the biggest culprits of a cluttered hard disk are
images taken with a digital camera. This device enable users to take
literally hundreds or even thousands of photos storing them on a single
small memory device. The photos are then transferred to a computer hard
disk for sharing with family and friends, editing, and to print to a
photo printer or one of the many online digital photo printing services.
Anyone with a large photo collection will know that cataloging
and finding a specific picture can be very time consuming. The
purpose of this article is to identify Linux software that helps manage
your collection by using a number of different techniques including
tagging and albums. Good software makes the task of deciding which
photos to keep and which to delete less time consuming.
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 7 of the most useful free photo
management tools. Hopefully, there will be something of interest
here for anyone who wants to organize their photos. Please note that
whilst Picasa is a free download, it is released under a proprietary
license and needs Wine to run.
Now, let's explore the 7 photo management tools at hand.
For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description
with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with
links to relevant resources and reviews.
|Photo Management Software
|Photo sharing from Google
organiser and editor using KDE 4
||Designed to support a digital photographer's workflow
photo management for the GNOME desktop environment
||Tool for indexing, searching and viewing images by
keywords for KDE
viewer and organizer for the GNOME desktop environment
||Photo viewer and organizer with emphasis on IPTC fields
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Last Updated Sunday, September 08 2013 @ 03:06 AM EDT