F-Spot – photo management software

F-Spot is a full-featured personal photo management application for the GNOME desktop.

F-Spot simplifies digital photography by providing intuitive tools to help you share, touch-up, find and organize your images. At the time same, it also includes some advanced features such as tagging images.

It is designed to cope with large collections of photos.

F-Spot is written in the C# programming language using Mono.

Features of F-Spot include:

  • Simple User interface.
  • Support for 16 common file types, including JPEG, GIF, SVG, TIFF, and RAW (CR2, PEF, ORF, SRF, CRW, MRW and RAF).
  • Import photos from a hard disk, camera (including PTP type), or iPod.
  • Tag photos for searching and grouping.
  • View and export EXIF and XMP metadata.
  • Full screen and slideshow modes.
  • Photo Editor – crop, resize, rotate, adjust red eye and more.
  • Versioning ensures the original image is never altered.
  • Color Adjustments including brightness, contrast, hue, saturation and temperature.
  • Create tag icons.
  • Create Photo CDs.
  • Export to Web (flickr, picasa).
  • Extensions for additional functionality.

Website: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/f-spot
Support: Introduction, Mailing List
Developer: Larry Ewing, Ettore Perazzoli, Stephane Delcroix
License: GNU GPL v2


F-Spot is written in C#. Learn C# with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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