DigiKam Software Collection 4.8.0 released

DigiKam Software Collection 4.8.0 recently released, is an advanced digital photo management application for Linux, Windows, and Mac-OSX, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a snap. This release includes a new sets of bugs fixes from Maik Qualmann who maintain KDE4 version while KF5 port is under progress.


digiKam 4.8.0 update

  • Some BQM tools in a workflow don’t restore (all) parameters properly
  • Lens Auto-Correction seems to prefer makernotes over Exif making fixing manual lenses impossible
  • Image Quality Sorter doesn’t apply labels
  • digiKam crash during marking photos in Persons/Tags view
  • Geolocalisation not possible using google maps: “Malformated Url”
  • Digikam won’t start: *** Error in `digikam’: realloc(): invalid pointer: 0x0000000000c14260 ***
  • Tag Manager crashes when adding a new tag
  • Tags from Windows Photo Gallery sometimes ignored
  • digiKam sometimes shows the raw preview, sometimes the JPEG preview, depending on the position of the stars
  • Rotating raw image sometimes results in the preview showing the photo rotated in the opposite direction
  • Use digiKam with your keyboard, delete the wrong photos
  • digiKam crashes when making panorama / boost
  • FindQtSoap.cmake doesn’t find latest qtsoap built from git code

Install DigiKam 4.8.0 on Ubuntu OS

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:philip5/extra

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install digikam
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