how to enable gmic support in digikam?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at
Wed Apr 19 10:26:02 BST 2023

There is a port of GMIC-Qt for digiKam. It need to be packaged to your
digiKam build. Code is here :


Gilles Caulier

Le mer. 19 avr. 2023 à 11:23, Thomas Klausner <wiz at> a écrit :
> Hi!
> I read in the news for digikam 8 that G'MIC QT is now better
> supported.
> I've packaged digikam 8 for pkgsrc and started it, but I'm not sure
> where to find G'MIC in the GUI. I started 'Image Editor' and looked in
> the 'Enhance' menu but there is no entry for it
> (
> says I should look for "G'MIC-Qt" there, but I only see 11 other
> entries).
> I checked if I need to give CMake any arguments to enable this. With
> grep(1) I came up with one, but adding -DENABLE_SYSTEM_GMIC=ON didn't
> change anything.
> I have gmic 3.2.3 installed from pkgsrc, a ${PREFIX}/bin/gmic_qt
> binary is available.
> How can I enable G'MIC support in digikam, or am I just overlooking
> something? Is it a packaging issue (in digikam? or gmic?), what do I
> need to change?
> Thanks,
>  Thomas

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