Software update: digiKam 8.1.0

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Version 8.1.0 of digiKam has been released. This photo management and image editing application has downloads for Linux, BSD, macOS and Windows. DigiKam supports various file formats and can also be provided with more options via plug-ins, such as exporting an album to Facebook or Flickr. More about the possibilities of this program can be found here this page to find. The release notes for this release can be found below.

digiKam 8.1.0 has been released

After five months of active maintenance and long bugs triage, the digiKam team is proud to present version 8.1.0 of its open source digital photo manager. See below the list of most important features coming with this release.

  • Print Creator: Add 4 new templates for 6.8 inches photo paper.
  • General : Improve usability of Image Properties sidebar tab.
  • Libraw : Update to snapshot 2023-05-14
  • Bundles: Update Exiv2 to last 0.28 release
  • Bundles : Update KF5 framework to last 5.106
  • Bundles : Includes Breeze widgets style in MacOS package to render properly GUI contents.
  • Tags : Add possibility to remove all face tags from selected items.
  • Tags : Add possibility to remove all tags from selected items except face tags.
  • Similarity : Add usability improvements about reference images while searching for duplicates images.

This version arrives with a long review of bugzilla entries. Long time bugs present in older version have been fixed and we spare a lot of time to contact users to validate changes in pre-release to confirm fixes before to deploy the program in production.

The application internationalization has also been updated. digiKam and Showfoto are proposed with 61 different languages ​​for the graphical interface. Go to Settings/Configure Languages ​​dialog and change the localization as you want. Applications need to be restarted to apply changes. If you want to contribute to the internationalization of digiKam, please contact the translator teamsfollowing the translation how-to. The statistics about translation states are available here.

Version number 8.1.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, BSD, macOS, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website digiKam
License type Freeware
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