Install digiKam 7.0.0 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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digiKam is an advanced open-source photo management application written in Qt and it is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. This application allows you to import, export, manage and edit the raw files.

Digikam team released its stable version 7.0.0 and released on 19th July 2020

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install digiKam 7.0.0 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04, and Linux Mint 20.

Features of digiKam

  • Supports more than 900 RAW format pictures
  • Extended feature using extra tools
  • Import from more than 1100 digital camera devices
  • Support for Xmp,Maker notes,Iptc
  • SQlite or Mysql powered storage for the album contents.
  • Share photos using HTML or publishing them to remote web services

So how to Install digikam 7.0.0 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint?

digiKam can be installed in Linux via 2 methods

  • Method 1: via Flatpak
  • Method 2: Via appimage

Method 1: Via Flatpak

Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system based on your distribution.

Step 2: Install digikam 7.0.0

flatpak install flathub org.kde.digikam

Step 3: Run digikam

flatpak run org.kde.digikam

Method 2: Via appimage

Step 1: Download the appimage using the below command


Step 2: Give execution permission to the appimage file

chmod 755 digikam-7.0.0-x86-64.appimage

Step 3: Run digikam 7.0.0


install digikam 7.0.0 in ubuntu


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