[digiKam-users] Is there a way to run an external program/script on selected images?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Sep 14 20:33:04 BST 2018

Peter Albrecht <peter at crazymonkeys.de> wrote:
> Hello Chris,
> if you are on KDE, you can create a (python) script and register this in your
> desktop environment for the mime type JPG. In digikam select some images and
> click "open with" > "your script" from the context menu.
> This will start your script and pass the paths of all your selected images to
> your script as parameters. I use this very often in my digikam workflow.
I'm not KDE (one of the disadvantages of Digikam for me, it pulls in
quite a lot of KDE stuff still) but I would think I could do something
like the above on xubuntu by setting the mime type as you say for JPG.

I'll try it, thanks.

Chris Green

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