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==Digikam Tutorials== <!--T:9-->
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==Digikam Tutorials==
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Here are different recommendations and tips how to get things done with digiKam.
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You are very welcome to share your own tutorials, and links to video-tutorials on this page to help others getting started with digiKam!
  
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{{Note|digiKam is excellent for organizing and viewing your photos, but it may not be the best tool for ''every'' task that is possible with digiKam.  
{{Note|1=[[User:Dmitri Popov|Dmitri Popov]] and [http://www.mohamedmalik.com/?cat=144 Mohamed Malik] write blogs about using Digikam, and have given us permission to reproduce themPlease remember that the images used are still copyright. This list is likely to be extended regularly.}}
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  Also notice that some tutorials here may be rather old, so please check if their contents is still valid and help by adding comments if the tutorial needs updating.}}
  
=== Basic Features === <!--T:11-->
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=== Basic Features ===
  
 
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Calendars|Creating Calendars Using digiKam]]- make a personalised calendar
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Tutorials/Tagging_and_Face_Tags| Tagging and Face Tags in digiKam]] How to make your photos easy to find.
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/RedEye|Remove Red Eyes From Your Pictures Using digiKam]] helps you get rid of that demonic look!
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Import_Photos_in_Digikam|Import Photos in digiKam]]
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Picasa|How to export and import pictures to Picasa web using digiKam]]
 
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Facebook|How to download Facebook albums by using digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Facebook|How to download Facebook albums by using digiKam]]
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Duplicates|How to find duplicate images on digiKam!]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Adding_Borders_To_Your_Photos|Adding Borders To Your Photos]]
 
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Configure_the_Main_Toolbar_in_digiKam|Configure the Main Toolbar in digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Configure_the_Main_Toolbar_in_digiKam|Configure the Main Toolbar in digiKam]]
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Import_Photos_in_Digikam|Import Photos in digiKam]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Renaming Photos|Batch Renaming of Photos]] suggests ways to automate naming your photos that improve cataloging them.
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Quick_Tip:Disable_Certain_File_Types|Disable Certain File Types in digiKam]]
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=== Searching and Sorting ===
  
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Batch_Queue_Manager_and_Script|Process Photos with digiKam’s Batch Queue Manager and a Bash Script]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Performing_Fuzzy_Searches_In_digiKam|Performing Fuzzy Searches In digiKam]] - lost a picture because you can't remember its name or where you filed it?  You need a fuzzy search.
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Quick_Tip:Disable_Certain_File_Types|Disable Certain File Types in digiKam]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Using_the_Advanced_Search_Tool_In_digiKam|Using the Advanced Search Tool In digiKam]]
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/TaggingEfficient|Tag your Photos (with focus on efficiency)]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Duplicates|How to find duplicate images on digiKam!]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Face_Detection|Face Detection In digiKam]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Maintenance|digiKam Housekeeping with the Maintenance Tool]]
  
 
=== Improving Photos === <!--T:13-->
 
=== Improving Photos === <!--T:13-->
  
 
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Straighten|Straighten Your Pictures Using digiKam]] brings those horizons back into line.
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/AspectRatios|Generating aspect ratio crops in digiKam]] for use with particular monitor size or shape.
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/RedEye|Remove Red Eyes From Your Pictures Using digiKam]] helps you get rid of that demonic look!
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Black and White|Convert Photos to Black and White with digiKam]] shows you the tools for quick results.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Black and White|Convert Photos to Black and White with digiKam]] shows you the tools for quick results.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Simple_Toning|Add a dramatic effect]] by a simple toning technique.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Simple_Toning|Add a dramatic effect]] by a simple toning technique.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/AddTextures|Adding Textures To Your Images Using digiKam]]  Some images look a little flat and benefit from the addition of a texture.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/AddTextures|Adding Textures To Your Images Using digiKam]]  Some images look a little flat and benefit from the addition of a texture.
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/AspectRatios|Generating aspect ratio crops in digiKam]] for use with particular monitor size or shape.
 
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Effects|Applying Image Effects Using digiKam]] - make your images look like paintings!
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Effects|Applying Image Effects Using digiKam]] - make your images look like paintings!
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Straighten|Straighten Your Pictures Using digiKam]] brings those horizons back into line.
 
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Vintage_Effect|Add a Vintage Effect in digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Vintage_Effect|Add a Vintage Effect in digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Faded_Effect|Simulate a Faded Effect in digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Faded_Effect|Simulate a Faded Effect in digiKam]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Adding_Borders_To_Your_Photos|Adding Borders To Your Photos]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Photoshop Preset Curves|Use Adobe Photoshop Curve Presets with digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Photoshop Preset Curves|Use Adobe Photoshop Curve Presets with digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Sharpening|Sharpening in Digikam]] teaches how to get the best results using the parameters available
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Sharpening|Sharpening in Digikam]] teaches how to get the best results using the parameters available
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Panorama|How to create panoramas in digiKam 2.1]] - stitch your photos together to make a great panorama.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Panorama|How to create panoramas in digiKam 2.1]] - stitch your photos together to make a great panorama.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Negatives|Process Film Negatives with digiKam]] - digitise photos from your old camera
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Negatives|Process Film Negatives with digiKam]] - digitise photos from your old camera
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Calendars|Creating Calendars Using digiKam]]- make a personalised calendar
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/BleachBypassEffect|Create a Bleach Bypass Effect in digiKam]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Picasa|How to export and import pictures to Picasa web using digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Export_via_DNLA|Export Photos from digiKam via DLNA]] - Need to get your photos from one computer to another?  This is for you.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Export_via_DNLA|Export Photos from digiKam via DLNA]] - Need to get your photos from one computer to another?  This is for you.
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/BleachBypassEffect|Create a Bleach Bypass Effect in digiKam]]
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Batch_Queue_Manager_and_Script|Process Photos with digiKam’s Batch Queue Manager and a Bash Script]]
  
 
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Color Labels and Picks|New Features in digiKam 2: Color Labels and Picks]]
 
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Versioning|Versioning in digiKam 2]] - save modified versions of an image while keeping the original untouched.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Versioning|Versioning in digiKam 2]] - save modified versions of an image while keeping the original untouched.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Face_Recognition|Face Recognition in digiKam 2]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Face_Recognition|Face Recognition in digiKam 2]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Using_XMP_Sidecar_support_in_digiKam_2|Using XMP Sidecar support in digiKam 2 beta 3]] - Write metadata into a linked file
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Using_XMP_Sidecar_support_in_digiKam_2|Using XMP Sidecar support in digiKam 2 beta 3]] - Write metadata into a linked file
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Geotagging_in_digiKam_2.0|Geotagging in digiKam 2.0]] - the new interface, with Reverse Geotagging.
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Geotagging_in_digiKam_2.0|Geotagging in digiKam]] - the new interface, with Reverse Geotagging.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Geotag_Photos_with_Android|Geotag Photos with your Android Camera and digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Geotag_Photos_with_Android|Geotag Photos with your Android Camera and digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Tethered_Shooting|Tethered Shooting with digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Tethered_Shooting|Tethered Shooting with digiKam]]
 
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Renaming Photos|Batch Renaming of Photos]] suggests ways to automate naming your photos that improve cataloging them.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Face_Detection|Face Detection In digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Performing_Fuzzy_Searches_In_digiKam|Performing Fuzzy Searches In digiKam]] - lost a picture because you can't remember its name or where you filed it?  You need a fuzzy search.
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Using_the_Advanced_Search_Tool_In_digiKam|Using the Advanced Search Tool In digiKam]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Maintenance|digiKam Housekeeping with the Maintenance Tool]]
 
  
 
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You, the user, can help to improve digikam.  Dmitry Popov tells you how to [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Bugs|report bugs or wishes]]
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[[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Bugs|report bugs or wishes]] You, the user, can help to improve digikam!
  
 
== Supporting Software == <!--T:29-->
 
== Supporting Software == <!--T:29-->
 
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This section is about other software that handles complimentary features, such as monitor and printer management
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{{Tip|1=This section is about other software that handles complimentary features, such as monitor and printer management}}
 
 
 
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* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Calibrate_and_Profile_Monitor|Introducing colorimeter and color profiling software]]
 
* [[Special:myLanguage/Digikam/Calibrate_and_Profile_Monitor|Introducing colorimeter and color profiling software]]
  
 
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{{Note|1=[[User:Dmitri Popov|Dmitri Popov]] and [http://www.mohamedmalik.com/?cat=144 Mohamed Malik] write blogs about using Digikam, and have given us permission to reproduce them.  Please remember that the images used are still copyright.}}
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A collection of PDF's of Mohamed Malik's Digikam tutorials is available [http://www.scribd.com/doc/49284203/Digikam from this site].
 
A collection of PDF's of Mohamed Malik's Digikam tutorials is available [http://www.scribd.com/doc/49284203/Digikam from this site].
 
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Dmitri Popov's eBook "digiKam Tricks" is available from [http://dmpop.homelinux.com/digikamrecipes/ his web site]
 
Dmitri Popov's eBook "digiKam Tricks" is available from [http://dmpop.homelinux.com/digikamrecipes/ his web site]
  
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[[Category:Photography]]
 
[[Category:Photography]]
 
[[Category:Tutorials]]
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 8 January 2021

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Digikam Tutorials

Here are different recommendations and tips how to get things done with digiKam.
You are very welcome to share your own tutorials, and links to video-tutorials on this page to help others getting started with digiKam!

Note
digiKam is excellent for organizing and viewing your photos, but it may not be the best tool for every task that is possible with digiKam. Also notice that some tutorials here may be rather old, so please check if their contents is still valid and help by adding comments if the tutorial needs updating.


Basic Features

Searching and Sorting

Improving Photos

Advanced Image Editing

New features in 2.0

Advanced Features

Working with cameras and RAW files

Help digiKam to improve

report bugs or wishes You, the user, can help to improve digikam!

Supporting Software

This section is about other software that handles complimentary features, such as monitor and printer management

Note
Dmitri Popov and Mohamed Malik write blogs about using Digikam, and have given us permission to reproduce them. Please remember that the images used are still copyright.

A collection of PDF's of Mohamed Malik's Digikam tutorials is available from this site. Dmitri Popov's eBook "digiKam Tricks" is available from his web site


This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 15:28. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.