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Earlier versions of '''KPhotoAlbum''' were released under the name "KimDaBa". The current release is '''KPhotoAlbum''' version 4.1.1 (as of November 2009).
 
Earlier versions of '''KPhotoAlbum''' were released under the name "KimDaBa". The current release is '''KPhotoAlbum''' version 4.1.1 (as of November 2009).
  
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For an introduction, take the [http://kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=3-minute-tour 3 minute KPhotoAlbum tour] or see the [http://kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=videos Videos] at [http://kphotoalbum.org/ KPhotoAlbum's Homepage].  To learn more and view some screenshots read the [[KPhotoAlbum FAQ|FAQ]].
 
For an introduction, take the [http://kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=3-minute-tour 3 minute KPhotoAlbum tour] or see the [http://kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=videos Videos] at [http://kphotoalbum.org/ KPhotoAlbum's Homepage].  To learn more and view some screenshots read the [[KPhotoAlbum FAQ|FAQ]].
  
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'''KPhotoAlbum''' supports all the normal image formats including raw
 
'''KPhotoAlbum''' supports all the normal image formats including raw
 
formats produced by most digital cameras and scanners (using dcraw to do the
 
formats produced by most digital cameras and scanners (using dcraw to do the
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no need to decode the whole raw image.
 
no need to decode the whole raw image.
  
==Documentation==
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There is a [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=3-minute-tour 3-minute Tour] and a set of [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=videos How-To videos] on the project site.
 
There is a [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=3-minute-tour 3-minute Tour] and a set of [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=videos How-To videos] on the project site.
  
== KPhotoAlbum Downloads ==
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Source packages, binaries for various distros, and snapshots are available from [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=download the project Download page].
 
Source packages, binaries for various distros, and snapshots are available from [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=download the project Download page].
  
== KPhotoAlbum on Live systems like Knoppix ==
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You can use an image file (or create your own) which integrates KPhotoAlbum in a Knoppix CD/DVD if '''KPhotoAlbum''' is missing there.  The details can be found on the page [[Special:myLanguage/KPhotoAlbum on Knoppix|KPhotoAlbum on Knoppix]].
 
You can use an image file (or create your own) which integrates KPhotoAlbum in a Knoppix CD/DVD if '''KPhotoAlbum''' is missing there.  The details can be found on the page [[Special:myLanguage/KPhotoAlbum on Knoppix|KPhotoAlbum on Knoppix]].
  
== Extending KPhotoAlbum ==
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* '''Image::Kimdaba''' is a perl module available on [http://cpan.org CPAN] which parses the ''index.xml'' database.
 
* '''Image::Kimdaba''' is a perl module available on [http://cpan.org CPAN] which parses the ''index.xml'' database.
 
*  [http://search.cpan.org/~jmfayard/Image-Kimdaba/lib/Image/Kimdaba.pm Write your own extensions] to '''KPhotoAlbum'''
 
*  [http://search.cpan.org/~jmfayard/Image-Kimdaba/lib/Image/Kimdaba.pm Write your own extensions] to '''KPhotoAlbum'''
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With '''[http://www.gowdy.us/pse3/ pse3tokimdaba.pl]''' it's possible to extract information from your Photoshop Elements 3 database to create an index.xml file. There are quite a few limitations, see the above page for more details.
 
With '''[http://www.gowdy.us/pse3/ pse3tokimdaba.pl]''' it's possible to extract information from your Photoshop Elements 3 database to create an index.xml file. There are quite a few limitations, see the above page for more details.
  
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'''[http://d200.vmrt.homelinux.com/|djKPA djKPA]''' is a [http://www.djangoproject.org Django] web site designed to be the web interface of your [http://www.kphotoalbum.org KPhotoAlbum] photo repository.
 
'''[http://d200.vmrt.homelinux.com/|djKPA djKPA]''' is a [http://www.djangoproject.org Django] web site designed to be the web interface of your [http://www.kphotoalbum.org KPhotoAlbum] photo repository.
 
The philosophy of djKPA is be as far as possible fully automatic: labels, tags, descriptions, ... of photo come from KPhotoAlbum. Nevertheless, djKPA is a real interactive application that allows your visitors to vote, post comments, show exif, ... and visit your photos by browsing the your Tags.
 
The philosophy of djKPA is be as far as possible fully automatic: labels, tags, descriptions, ... of photo come from KPhotoAlbum. Nevertheless, djKPA is a real interactive application that allows your visitors to vote, post comments, show exif, ... and visit your photos by browsing the your Tags.
  
==Help Develop KPhotoAlbum==
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If you are interested in helping the KPhotoAlbum development or related projects, please look at our [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=getting-involved this project page]. Or, if you have an idea for a feature, please see the Feature Requests section, below.
 
If you are interested in helping the KPhotoAlbum development or related projects, please look at our [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=getting-involved this project page]. Or, if you have an idea for a feature, please see the Feature Requests section, below.
  
==Known Bugs==
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See the list of [https://bugs.kde.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=kphotoalbum|Known Bugs] and workarounds in KPhotoAlbum.
 
See the list of [https://bugs.kde.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=kphotoalbum|Known Bugs] and workarounds in KPhotoAlbum.
  
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Please use [https://bugs.kde.org/ bugs.kde.org] marking the report as a "Wish".
 
Please use [https://bugs.kde.org/ bugs.kde.org] marking the report as a "Wish".
  
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'''KPhotoAlbum''' now supports videos as of version 3. This can be a bit tricky to get working, as it requires certain features from your KDE software setup. [[Special:myLanguage/KPhotoAlbum Video Support|KPhotoAlbum Video Support]] will tell you how to get it working.
 
'''KPhotoAlbum''' now supports videos as of version 3. This can be a bit tricky to get working, as it requires certain features from your KDE software setup. [[Special:myLanguage/KPhotoAlbum Video Support|KPhotoAlbum Video Support]] will tell you how to get it working.
  
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If you have a new idea for KPhotoAlbum and think that [https://bugs.kde.org/ bugs.kde.org] is not the right place for it, use on of the [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=communication-media communication channels] listed on the pages.
 
If you have a new idea for KPhotoAlbum and think that [https://bugs.kde.org/ bugs.kde.org] is not the right place for it, use on of the [http://www.kphotoalbum.org/index.php?page=communication-media communication channels] listed on the pages.
  
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Kphotoalbum splash.png KPhotoAlbum is a tool which you can use to easily sort your images. It provides many capabilities to make sorting and viewing images easy.

Earlier versions of KPhotoAlbum were released under the name "KimDaBa". The current release is KPhotoAlbum version 4.1.1 (as of November 2009).

For an introduction, take the 3 minute KPhotoAlbum tour or see the Videos at KPhotoAlbum's Homepage. To learn more and view some screenshots read the FAQ.

KPhotoAlbum supports all the normal image formats including raw formats produced by most digital cameras and scanners (using dcraw to do the decoding). It is also possible to use the thumbnails embedded in raw images (that are usually of decent size and quality) for fast viewing so there is no need to decode the whole raw image.

Documentation

There is a 3-minute Tour and a set of How-To videos on the project site.

KPhotoAlbum Downloads

Source packages, binaries for various distros, and snapshots are available from the project Download page.

KPhotoAlbum on Live systems like Knoppix

You can use an image file (or create your own) which integrates KPhotoAlbum in a Knoppix CD/DVD if KPhotoAlbum is missing there. The details can be found on the page KPhotoAlbum on Knoppix.

Extending KPhotoAlbum

  • Image::Kimdaba is a perl module available on CPAN which parses the index.xml database.
  • Write your own extensions to KPhotoAlbum
  • Another way to extend KPhotoAlbum is to write KIPI plugins (that are used also by other KDE photo applications). These plugins provide functions like exporting images to websites like Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, ... correcting exif date stamps or doing some other image manipulations. (KPhotoAlbum by itself does not touch the original files at all but preserves them intact}.
  • Read Image::Kimdaba to download it and to see available scripts
  • Other useful scripts are available from Wes Hardaker's site
  • With Kimdaba2Mysql it's possible to:
    • insert your index.xml metadata into a mysql-database
    • generate a search-formular on your website with your kimdaba-keywords, example here

Note that KPhotoAlbum 3 supports MySQL and SQLite databases for storing image data.

  • Patches and features awaiting approval or implementation - Please use bugs.kde.org for that.


With pse3tokimdaba.pl it's possible to extract information from your Photoshop Elements 3 database to create an index.xml file. There are quite a few limitations, see the above page for more details.

djKPA is a Django web site designed to be the web interface of your KPhotoAlbum photo repository. The philosophy of djKPA is be as far as possible fully automatic: labels, tags, descriptions, ... of photo come from KPhotoAlbum. Nevertheless, djKPA is a real interactive application that allows your visitors to vote, post comments, show exif, ... and visit your photos by browsing the your Tags.

Help Develop KPhotoAlbum

If you are interested in helping the KPhotoAlbum development or related projects, please look at our this project page. Or, if you have an idea for a feature, please see the Feature Requests section, below.

Known Bugs

See the list of Bugs and workarounds in KPhotoAlbum.

Feature Requests

Please use bugs.kde.org marking the report as a "Wish".

Video Support

KPhotoAlbum now supports videos as of version 3. This can be a bit tricky to get working, as it requires certain features from your KDE software setup. KPhotoAlbum Video Support will tell you how to get it working.

New Ideas for Future Versions

If you have a new idea for KPhotoAlbum and think that bugs.kde.org is not the right place for it, use on of the communication channels listed on the pages.


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