DarkTable version 1.0 - first stable release ~ Space Free Software

March 16, 2012 – 00:00

Developers Darktable (program similar to Adobe Lightroom) just released version 1.0 of the software non-destructive editing of photography for GNU / Linux. Darktable 1.0 is therefore the first stable release after years of development to bring the application very well structured and adding several new tools for image processing. And the application is open source!

The new Darktable 1.0 adds support for several new cameras (Leica M9, NX100/NX5/NX10/NX11, Panasonic DMC-GX1, Kr Pentax, Canon PowerShot S100, Olympus XZ-1, Olympus E-P3, Sony DSLR A330, Sony NEX -5N, Canon EOS 1000D, Canon EOS 600D, Sony Alpha 390) and adds new modules dedicated to the shadows and tone curves. Memory management has also improved, thereby improving application performance and loading of large images.

But what is even Lightroom?

It is a software created by Adobe that aims to quickly edit and store digital photos. It allows the user to import a large amount of photos automatically from a camera or memory card and can organize them into folders and making various adjustments. Also allows you to save settings for future work.

é livre! And DarkTable has the same proposal, with one major difference: it's free!

To install DarkTable on your Ubuntu, just open a terminal and run the following commands:

$ Sudo add-apt-repository ppa: pmjdebruijn / darktable-release

$ Sudo aptitude update

$ Sudo aptitude install darktable

Source: tecnicolinux.blogspot.com

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