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    KDE Image Plugin Interface - a common plugin structure for KDE applications

    KIPI (KDE Image Plugin Interface) is a common plugin structure used by KDE applications, including Digikam, KPhotoAlbum, and Gwenview.


    • Allows easily adding functionality without modifying a host application's code.
    • May add extra menus and shortcuts to host applications.
    • Can manipulate images in many ways.
    • Can send images to contacts, or upload to image galleries and social networking sites.

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