digiKam 5.7.0 was released today as the latest maintenance update to the open-source and cross-platform image editor, viewer and organizer software that introduces a couple of new features and many improvements.
Two and a half months in development, digiKam 5.7.0 is here to introduce two new tools, namely “Send by Mail” and “Print Creator.” The first one will allow users to send photos by email directly from the app, supporting popular email clients like Mozilla Thunderbird, Evolution, KMail, Claws Mail, Sylpheed, Balsa, and Netscape.
In the “Send by Mail” dialog, users will be able set an upper limit to the email size, remove metadata from images before sending them as well as to convert images on the fly to other supported formats. On the other hand, the “Print Creator” tool is designed to let you create print layouts.
“If the aspect ratio does not fit the printing format, you can choose which part of the image to crop (if at all). The result can be sent directl… (read more)