Many must use Digikam, which we already talked about in DigiKam: Classify and organize your images in KDEWell, for what you already use it or are going to start using it, we are happy to tell you that the version is now available for download 5.3.O. of this excellent image viewer, editor and organizer.
The main feature of Digikam 5.3.0., is the possibility of implementing the application in Linux using AppImage bundle (which allows it to be run without the need to install special dependencies, that is, you don't need to install Digikam to enjoy it).
What is Digikam?
Digikam it's a multiplatform tool, that does not allow manage digital photos quickly, easily and simply. It has the ability to organize our images by folders, dates, labels among others, in the same way, it gives us the possibility to comment and rate our photos.
Other features of Digikam is a simple photo editor, which allows us to make adjustments, rotations, cuts, among others.
Digikam 5.3.0 Features
- Availability of an AppImage that allows the application to be installed on practically any GNU / Linux distribution.
- Incorporation into the AppImage of all digiKam components, as well as optimized third-party libraries, such as Lensfun, Exiv2 and OpenCV.
- Easy distribution.
- Available for 64-bit and 32-bit platforms.
- Correction of multiple errors reported by users.
- Project documentation update.
How to download Digikam 5.3.0?
Digikam is available for download as an AppImage package for 64-bit and 32-bit distributions. To enjoy the new version of digiKam 5.3.0, all you have to do is save the AppImage for your hardware architecture in the Home folder, make it executable and run it.
Without a doubt, this is a great update for this application that many of us use to edit our photos and especially for the organization of them. It is worth noting the interest of many free software developers in the use of AppImage as a distribution tool for their applications.
And what do you think about this Digikam update?