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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. 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.

Earlier versions of KPhotoAlbum were released under the name "KimDaBa". The current release is KPhotoAlbum version 3.1.1 (as of April 2008).


Please see our full FAQ wiki article.

KPhotoAlbum on Windows

You can compile KPhotoAlbum on Windows using Cygwin. The current details can be found on the page KPhotoAlbum on Windows.

KPhotoAlbum on Live systems like Knoppix

You can use an image file (or create your own) which integrates KPA in a Knoppix CD/DVD if KPA 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.

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 for that.

With 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 KPA photo's repository. The philosophy of djKPA is be as much as possible full automatic: labels, tags, descriptions, ... of photo come from KPA. 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.

Change log:

0.9: several bug fixes facilitating the extract and insert.
better links into the tag cloud
0.8: initial public release

Help Develop KPhotoAlbum

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

Known Bugs

See the list of Known Bugs and workarounds in KPhotoAlbum.

Feature Requests

Please use for that.

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 system. 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 is not the right place forit, use the New Ideas page.

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