[clug] OpenSource Alternative to Aperture for Photos

Karun Dambiec kdambiec at fsfe.org
Fri Mar 5 22:59:12 MST 2010

On 2/01/10 6:44 PM, Mike Carden wrote:
> Mikal:
>> Isn't it winey because it uses Wine? IIRC the wine guys were paid to add
>> support for the extra bits that Picasa needed.
> Yeah, that's what I was getting at. It's pretty good, but now that
> Chris has shown me the kipi-plugins which for some unknowable reason
> aren't part of a default DigiKam installation, I'm thinking that
> pretty well everything I might want to do in a camera workflow can be
> found in DigiKam. Perhaps even working with camera RAW.
> So Karun, do take a look at DigiKam with the kipi-plugins package installed.
Ive ended up just going with Aperture for the moment. At leastit stores 
the  files in the original format on the file system.
In the mean time, I can look for alternatives, or develop my own when I 
have time to do so.

Karun Dambiec

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