[CentOS] Picasa vs. native photo management apps

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 18:57:48 UTC 2008


On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Michael Semcheski <mhsemcheski at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 2:30 AM, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net>
> wrote:
> >> The GIMP probably is going to require a very *long* learning curve. It
> >> has the power of
> >> Adobe Photoshop and may not be something casual users are going to want
> >> to take the time to learn.
> >
> > Admittedly. But more in the sense of learning a few very basic steps that
> > everybody needs to know:
> >
> > - photo redimensioning
> > - slimming them down (bytewise)
> > - turning a color photograph into black and white
> > - some basic effects (one-click, included)
>
> I recommend taking a good look at Digicam.  For the types of tasks
> listed above, its very good and fairly easy.  It also supports bulk
> processing, tagging images, etc.
>
> Its part image database and part image manipulator.
>
> Mike
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don't forget ImageMagick which could be hosted localhost
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