[Digikam-users] Is there a way to batch edit IPTC (credits) metadata?
ari.reads at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 16:50:03 GMT 2006
I think at this stage of the project the key issue is, do have all the
processing tools you need or not? I think everyday needs are now all covered
for most of us, including color management and many other nice stuff. For
usability to improve, it will only take so long for a pro with dev skills to
discover digikam and then simply develop a plugin or a new workflow-oriented
view for digikam.
BTW, Why don't you open a bug (wishlist) with your idea of the interface?
I think the breakthru now is that this tool does all (or most) I need. Which
for me, means not having to boot vmware wincrap image each time I need to
work on my photos.
Gonçalo Valverde wrote:
> On 12/13/06, Ari El <ari.reads at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm sure that when digikam 0.9.0 flows into the distros a few months from
>> now, you will receive this request more and more often; the latest
>> is so feature complete that covers nearly all everyday needs of digital
>> image workflows, many people including pros will be switching from
>> propietary tools. Most of those don't feel at home with command lines and
>> will rely on digikam GUI for batch processing.
> Well, digiKam is a nice tool, and i prefer it to f-spot, but to be
> honest in terms of digital image workflow there are some things that
> could be improved a lot. I know that complaining without doing nothing
> is worth bollocks, but the usabillity of the interface has a lot of
> room to be improved. In Adobe Lightroom all the actions are available
> at the left strip.. in digiKam you need to dig in the menus to get the
> same functionalities. Granted, you can have some of the actions in the
> toolbar, but a lot of them are only available through the menus, which
> decreases a lot the productivity. Right now, if Adobe released a
> version of Lightroom for Linux i would buy it (even if costed
> something like 300 euros).
> Don't get me wrong.. I'm for Free Software, and I help in promoting
> it, but while editing my photos I don't want to spend a lot of time
> digging in menus. An approach similar to the tool strip used by
> Lightroom would improve a lot the productivity of digiKam (which i've
> been using in the last weeks, and like a lot).
> Best regards
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