digiKam Professional Photo Management App – Install digiKam on Ubuntu

digiKam is a free and open source digital photo management application for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is released under GNU General Public License. Using this app you can manage libraries containing more than 100,000 images easily. You can import your photos, raw files and videos from your digital camera. You can also do some basic editing works like processing the raw files, edit JPEGs and publish photos to social media. You can view and edit metadata, add tags, add comments, and advanced textual properties to your items. It is a KDE application.

digiKam

It also comes with sort, filter, search and find duplicate images features. Some othe features are full Color Management support using ICC color profiles, 16 bits color, Hdpi support and plugin support.

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Install digiKam on Ubuntu

digiKam is availbale as portable Linux AppImage. Download the latest digiKam AppImage file from the below download link and save it on your Downloads folder.

Download digiKam

Now open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ digikam-7.1.0-x86-64.appimage

Enter your Ubuntu user password if needed. Here “digikam-7.1.0-x86-64.appimage” downloaded file name. You can change the command based on your file name.

./digikam-7.1.0-x86-64.appimage

If you don’t like the AppImage then you can also install it via below command. For the latest version use the AppImage method.

sudo apt-get install digikam

That’s it.

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