digiKam 5.8.0 Released with Tool to Export to UPNP/DLNA

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Free and open-source image organizer digiKam 5.8.0 was released earlier today. The new release features a new tool to export collections to UPNP/DLNA compatible devices.

digiKam 5.8.0 release highlights:

  • Linux Appimage, Windows installer, and MacOS package bundle improvements
  • A new tool to export to UPNP/DLNA device
  • Port DropBox export tools to OAuth2
  • Mysql support improvements
  • Many fixes and improvements to the migration tools
  • And a list of 231 issues resolved. See announcement.

How to Install digiKam 5.8.0 in Ubuntu:

Now there’s no PPA repositories with latest digiKam packages for Ubuntu desktop. The easiest way to run the photo management software in Ubuntu is using the Appimage, a single executable file to launch the program.

Download the 5.8.0 release from the link below:

Download digiKam (.appimage)

Choose download ‘i386’ for 32-bit (or x86_64 for 64-bit) system, and then do:

  1. right-click the file and go to ‘Properties’
  2. check the box says ‘Allow executing file as program’ in Permissions tab
  3. right-click file and click Run to launch digiKam.

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