[Digikam-users] Slideshow with captions and videos?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 05:48:20 GMT 2015

2015-01-07 2:58 GMT+01:00 Tim Edwards <liststuff at fastmail.com.au>:
> I was wondering if there's anyway with Digikam (or any other program on
> Linux) to show a slideshow of a directory/album of photos where the
> slideshow shows the photos with their EXIF captions

Displaying caption is already implemented in last 4.6.0 release
(options available since a long time through Setup Slideshow config
panel). It's work too with Showfoto.

> and plays video
> files found in the directory?

Video is complex problem with slideshow. This doesn't work in some
situation due to limitation of KDE::Phonon widget. Can be perhaps
fixed with Qt5 port. See this report in bugzilla :


Gilles Caulier

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