[Digikam-users] From F-Spot to digiKam....

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Aug 12 19:16:32 BST 2008

Marcin Kasperski wrote:
> I managed to move my photos (including tags) from F-Spot to digiKam.
> It required some scripting, so maybe it will be of some interest
> to somebody: 
> http://blog.mekk.waw.pl/archives/12-Moving-images-from-F-Spot-to-digiKam.html
> I am also curious, why digiKam failed to find tags embedded in images
> (for example Flickr extracted them properly). Is it a program bug, my
> mistake, or something else?
> PS With all those people moving back and forth between Gnome and KDE,
> maybe it could make sense to embed similar procedure (read F-Spot
> database and extract the data from there) in digiKam?

I think/hope that eventually nepomuk and the realisation of the semantic 
desktop will make switching from f-spot to digikam and from rhythmbox to 
amarok fairly seamless.... I'm not holding my breath tho' ;)


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