F-Spot is a great software to manage your photos.

You can import them directly from your camera, or from a directory.

You can Browse thumbnails, Edith the photo, see it in Full screen or start a slide show, all from its panel buttons.

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You also have the possibility of adding tags to your pictures, so then you can search or list them by its tags.

It comes with some pre-defined tags, but you can add as more as you want.

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Has also some great tools, to improve your photos’ look

  • A crop tool
  • A redeye remove tool
  • Adjust photo colors tool
  • A tool to convert the photo to B/W
  • A tool to convert to sepia tones
  • A tool to adjust the angle of the image to straighten the horizon
  • A tool to create a soft focus visual effect
  • A tool to automatically adjust the colors
  • f-spot tools In the bottom left corner you have the info about the photo highlighted or the one being edited, see what you have. f-spot photo info As you can see this is really a good complement to your Desktop. Mandriva has it installed by Default if you have installed from the DVD, on Debian just execute. apt-get install f-spot Here is a full screenshot of it with the thumbnails of an imported album. f-spot screenshot