Are you still looking for application which can manage your large photos collection? If yes, then your wait is over, here is a great lightweight application called Picty. Tough there are plenty of other great photo managers available Picty is one of them, it is free, powerful, and simple photo collection manager that help user manage photos without any hassle. It uses a loss-less approach to handle images and manage metadata as well. on local filesystems, metadata (descriptive information) and image edits (crop, rotate, enhance) are stored in the images. To the extent possible, databases/indexes are temporary files that can be deleted without losing useful data.
Picty can handle more than 20,000 photo collection, allows you to create image collection in local drive, cameras, mobile devices, other media devices and web-based photo services (currently supports: Flickr). You can open as many collections as you want and transfer them anywhere you wants to. It writes and reads metadata in standard formats: IPTC, Xmp, and Exif. Other main features of this application includes basic image editing, multi-monitor support, image tagging, folder-view and so on. it also has powerful search capabilities, and supports plugins (UI features such as tagging, geolocation mapping are provided by plugins).
Available for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily/16.04/15.04 Vivid/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17.x/13/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Picty Photo Manager in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
Run following command to get other functionality such as Flickr, GeoTagging support, Raw Processing, and Video thumbnails:
What's your favorite photo manager?