[digiKam-users] [DigiKam] Export to Directory? (then to Facebook)

Tac Tacelosky tacman at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 17:50:10 GMT 2018

Thanks, both these suggestions are very helpful.


On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 9:49 AM, Andrey Goreev <aegoreev at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just drag'n'drop from digikam window to a web browser. Works in KDE. I
> bet some light weight desktop environments do not support drag'n'drop
> though.
> If you want to copy files you can always right click - copy to album.
> Album in digikam is just a folder.
> Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Tac Tacelosky <tacman at gmail.com>
> Date: 2018-02-21 7:09 AM (GMT-07:00)
> To: digiKam - Home Manage your photographs as a professional with the
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> Subject: [DigiKam] Export to Directory? (then to Facebook)
> Since I can't get any of the exports to work, I'm wondering if there's a
> way to simply export selected files to a directory, then I can use some
> other tools to export the files in a local directory to wherever they're
> going.
> My use case:  I've select a handful of the many photos I've taken on a
> particular day, added a description, and now want to post them to
> Facebook.  Since "Export to Facebook" doesn't work, I'm thinking I can
> simply save them to a temporary directory and manually upload them to
> Facebook.
> I could add them to a queue, then configure the queue to re-render the
> photos to another directory, but if they're already JPEG, I don't want to
> re-render them.  I'm thinking an "Export to Folder" would simply take the
> selected images and copy them to folder.
> Plus, aren't queues really used for batch conversion of RAW files?
> Definitely doesn't feel right.
> Suggestions on going forward?   I quite like DigiKam for tagging photos
> and adding other metadata, but I'd really like to be able to post selected
> photos to Facebook and Flickr with that metadata.
> Thanks,
> Tac
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