I want a photo manager application for Linux, ideally in plain Gtk but for Gnome would be OK. (For KDE would even be OK if I was pushed.) It should:
- Let me add arbitrary metadata to a photo.
- Let me sort photos into albums either by explicit categorisation or by populating a “virtual album” with the results of a metadata query, like Evolution’s vFolders.
- Give me one-click publish-to-a-website for the album on screen, or the photos selected (if there are any selected).
- Start up automatically when I plug in my camera and drag all the photos off it into an album called “new photos” or something. While it’s doing this it should show a nice progress dialog, but it should not be modal; the application must still be usable while it’s adding new photos.
- If it’s downloaded a photo once, and I’ve moved it out of the new photos album, don’t do it again. Do not work out whether you’ve downloaded a photo based on its filename; some cameras reset the filenames. Check by md5 hashing the photos in the album or something.
- A few nice direct transforms on a photo, like rotations and red-eye reduction.
- That’s it. Importantly, that’s all I want, I think. It needs to not
do loads of other crap I don’t want that just clutters the
Does it exist?