digiKam 7.3 Brings Multi-Threaded Image Duplication Search, File Format Improvements

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 12 July 2021 at 01:38 PM EDT. 2 Comments
DigiKam as the popular open-source image organizer is out with its version 7.3 feature release.

The digiKam 7.3 release came together over the past quarter and brings a number of enhancements including:

- Official support for ExifTool for dealing with image metadata information.

- Faster support for finding duplicate images by making it multi-threaded where as previously it was single threaded.

- DNG converter updates to improve support of modern RAW file features and digital negative targets.

- Better support for FITS Astro-Photo and MPO Multi-Picture file formats. Both FITS and MPO file formats are now considered fully supported.

- An export tool for exporting images to iNaturalist, a nature app.

More details on the changes to find with digiKam 7.3 via digiKam.org.
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