[CentOS] Picasa vs. native photo management apps

Michael Semcheski mhsemcheski at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 14:33:11 UTC 2008


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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