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This is the general tag for programs that allow manipulation, categorization and all other interactions with photographs.

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Linux-friendly alternative to Meshroom on AMD system?

I am running ArchLinux and Ubuntu on an AMD system. While I really like what Meshroom does, their main 3D reconstruction pipeline requires the use of an NVidea GPU. I found a supposed workaround ...
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Bulk scan of family photo album

Looking for a piece of software that would help digitising a family album of many hundreds of photos. Requirements are as few manual work as possible. Mostly what I want is for software to crop photos ...
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Photo management software (feat. map, calendar, object identification, favorites, screensaver, etc.)

As much as I have searched online, I can't seem to find a proper standalone photo management software that includes the following features: A map view, where the pictures can be located on a world ...
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Photo gallery app to resize/recompress images?

I'm looking for an app / extensions to Google Photos that has an easy one-click resize option: I would like to quickly swipe through my gallery and, ideally have three buttons "keep", "...
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Open Source Camera app with easy to use panorama mode

I'm looking for a camera app on Android which should have a decent, easy to use panorama mode. My current main driver is Open Camera, but I never managed to create a panorama photo with it. The camera ...
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A good Mac program to prepare photos for sending to a printing lab

Sometimes I want to print out a batch of photos - all with the same small white frame and the Title or Caption metadata as text underneath the photo. LightRoom can do this, but I do not want a ...
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What free photo software offers the function that will show a RGB code of an image instantly when I mouse over a pixel?

Free photo software offers the function that will show a RGB code of an image instantly when I mouse over a pixel.
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How to select photos for albums using AI without any cloud?

I have a lot of family and travel photos and I'd like to make albums out of them, but to save time I'd like to find a software that prefilters photos using artificial intelligence. For example, often ...
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Android blur app, must keep EXIF

I very often need to remove people faces in pictures, and am looking for an Android app to help with this task. Requirements: The app must be available in Android's "Share to" menu for ...
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Web photo album

I'm looking for a photo organizer and viewer that would allow me to publish my photographs on my personal website (running on Linux CentOS Stream 8). Something like a personal version of Flickr, but ...
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Is there some software to search for photos based on a GPS coordinate?

I have done this: Determined the standard GPS coordinates for a spot right outside where I live. I'm trying to do the following: Input this into some kind of search engine. Get back photos whose ...
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Free open source photo editing software with similar functionality and interface as Photoshop?

I am looking for photo editing software that is as similar as possible to Adobe Photoshop. The reason why I want it to be as similar is because if I ever want to do a job which requires Photoshop ...
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drawing tool for renovation purposes

I would like to do some renovations to my house, and for that I'd like to have an idea what my house will look like afterwards. Therefore I'm planning to make some pictures, and modify the looks of ...
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Easy Linux photo editing software

Please recommend an easy Linux photo edit software for a person who is new in Linux. She is a real estate worker and takes photos of interiors. She has to crop them, rotate, and shrink to 1000 KB or ...
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Use-as-you-wish AI-generated portraits of human faces

Are there any comprehensive collections of AI-generated portraits of human faces (photorealistic, male/female, old/young, different skin colors, various facial expressions) that are free to use? ...
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Extract images from recovered files

I have recovered lots of image files from a dying hard drive. Some of them converted to good jpeg files, but some converted to "tif" files with various sizes. Files that are big (30-100mb) ...
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Photo app that allows zooming in as a focus tool

Is there any photo app for a telephone that allows me to zoom in to check the focus more accurately, but will still capture the entire photo from the sensor, not just the part that is on the screen at ...
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Simplistic photography location scouting app for iPhone

I travel a lot as a photographer and from time to time I discover locations or just a single motives that I potentially want to revisit with my photography equipment. So I would like to take some ...
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Scrolling through hundreds of photos in tens of seconds displayed close to full screen and doing basic edits on them in Windows like Preview in macOS?

I'm literally "asking for a friend." Background I have macOS and I can select say a few hundred images in a folder and open them and the Preview app that comes with the OS opens them all and ...
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Best approach for creating the average of multiple profile photos?

We've all seen composite photos that are a mix of hundreds, or thousands of profile photos. Here's examples: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=average+look+of+people+from+every+country&t=osx&iax=...
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Free Software to increase the resolution of photos and videos without losing quality

I have photos and videos that are too low resolution, so they look awful when enlarged, although they are quite good in their original resolution. Therefore, I would like to recommend free software (...
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Linux desktop software to create photo albums

I am wanting to design a photo album/photo book, in which I put together different photos, some text, etc. and this become a multi-page document that I would like to bring to a print shop (so export ...
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Android camera that records accelerometer/gyroscope information

For photogrammetry, it would be helpful to know the orientation of the camera when the photo was taken. For videos in which the camera was rotated during filming, it would be good to know which way ...
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Photo markup software for old photos

I would like markup people on old photos. Just draw rectangles and specify who is it. May be also with database. The very important requirement is using open and eternal standards. Since it is old ...
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Make a true HDRI panorama using an iPhone​

Is there a way to make an HDRI panorama image suitable for use in a 3D rendering package such as Blender using only an iPhone?​​​​​ If my iPhone can shoot RAW images, and there are many apps that can ...
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Android app that remotely takes photos

I am looking to send a request to my phone's IP over the LAN using curl and get back an image from the camera. At the moment, I am doing this with IP Webcam, but I don't need the video stream – just ...
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What accurate de-duplicator, with image preview and similarity score, simultaneously deletes multiple images on Windows 10?

Please reply only if your recommendation fulfills ALL FIVE criteria, and clarify if it's free or paid. Of course I prefer free software! Kindly recommend accurate de-duplication Windows 10 software ...
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Software for reducing motion-blur in videos

I'm familiar with software such as SmartDeblur and the like for removing motion blur, etc. from images. These typically work impressively well, however they are unable to handle video files. I'm ...
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Photo app that automatically censors people faces?

I need to take many photos during a family house being constructed, but I don't want the builder people's faces to be recognizable. Is there a photo application for Android phones that automatically ...
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Linux photo manager with search capabilities for large photo collection

I'm looking for a Linux for a decent photo manager that will be able to work with local storage (NAS). Just a few requirements: index large photo/video collection (> 100k photos) search by EXIF ...
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What free accurate de-duplicator, with image preview, can simultaneously delete multiple duplicate images on Windows 10?

Please reply only if your recommendation fulfills ALL FIVE criteria. Kindly recommend free accurate de-duplication Windows 10 software that Can preview both the older and new duplicates Can ...
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Looking for a desktop app to sort my photos library by face

I am looking for a desktop application that can index my local photo library and understand faces on its own. As a 2nd step I want to copy these found photos per each person into a separate folder. I ...
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Looking for a simple app to log photos for a beach-combing business

I'm looking for recommendations for software applications, or appropriate search keywords I should be using or other advice to identify a software solution for the following business requirement: ...
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Is there such a thing as a FREE program which has the Photoshop feature of "lasso around a mold and press Delete to remove it" feature?

Adobe Photoshop has this feature, introduced a few years ago, which I don't understand how I ever could live without: You lasso-select an area, such as a birthmark or mold. You press the Delete ...
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Photo manager (Picasa-like) that recognizes objects in a 100 GB+ photo database

I'm looking for an open-source or freeware desktop tool able to detect objects in possibly 100 GB of photos. the iPhone's built-in photo viewer does this: you can search "Photos with cats", ...
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Android app to stitch multiple photos together?

I've found it to be extremely convenient to both snap and crop photo with my phone before uploading it somewhere without the need to copy it over to my computer for editing. The default photo editor ...
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Add dark OR light watermark automatically, based on background

Whenever I export photos I add in a small watermark on the edge of the photo. I usually add in a white watermark which is slightly transparent. However, Some photos are entirely white in that edge, ...
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Software to find JPEG (JPG) photographs whose modified file timestamp does not match the stored Exif data

I recently discovered that the file modification timestamps on some of my photographs (stored as JPG/JPEG files) do not match the timestamps stored in their Exif data. This is odd, because I never ...
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Snipping tool that makes a icon without a border

I'm looking for a program that can take a .png (any format really) and store an icon in a certain spot in my screen. Snipping tool is perfect....except it can't put the picture on my screen and goes ...
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Image stacking and averaging tool for Windows

In Lightroom/Photoshop I can easily create many layers of photos to create "virtual long exposures" and reduce noise through image averaging. However RawTherapee and Darktable just don't appear to ...
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Android photo app with screen flip

The bottom half of my phone's touchscreen has stopped working. Until I get it fixed (after Covid-19 lockdown) I'm able to work with it...as most applications will rotate 180° when I flip the phone. ...
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Sort images quickly / image tagging

I need to sort thousands of images quickly into two categories (good and bad). I know that in Picasa one can speed through images fastly and hit "space" to tag an image as "favourite". Are there ...
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Timelapse app suggestion for android

I am looking for an android app which would support following needs for generating time lapse videos: working with screen off (to save energy) resolution higher or 1080p picture interval 5 sec or ...
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Free or portable app to organize photos by metadata

Are there any free or portable applications that can organize photos and filter them by metadata and other parameters. I would also like the option to adjust the metadata for better organization. I am ...
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What options exist to host a photography contest with advanced options?

I'm sorry I worded the questions so awkwardly but I'm looking for something incredibly specific. I'm looking for a platform where I can set up a photo competition where people can upload their photos ...
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Software to convert 360 degree images/video into 3D model?

Does anyone know of any software out there that can generate a 3D model from 360 images or a 360 video? I have a 360 camera and can take photos or videos, and want to turn it into a 3D model so I can ...
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Most accurate face recognition and tagging on 40.000 JPGs?

Currently using Adobe Lightroom CC 2019 Classic to organize (tag) 40.000 jpg family photos. However, the built in face-recognition is terrible as it only recognises ~40% of the photos with faces and ...
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Image viewer that randomly displays images from sub-folders using tag filters

I have a parent folder named "Pictures" containing tens of thousands of pictures that are organized in sub-folders that are named by date such as "2020-04-07". Some of these pictures have been taken ...
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How to store unlimited pictures and videos for free without losing original quality?

My goal is to have unlimited Photo and Video storage with priority being Ease of management $Free$ (excluding local hardware if necessary). Resiliency of "high quality" photo and video Resiliency of ...
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Photo-splitting software

I have many photo scans which consist of multiple images scanned on a single sheet alike this one Is there any tool which allows splitting them into separate files in an automatic way without quality-...
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