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  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom icon

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom answers the digital photographer’s call for a workflow application that allows photographers to quickly work...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

  • digiKam icon


    digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application for linux/KDE, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE Qt

  • RawTherapee icon


    RawTherapee is a free RAW converter and digital photo processing software. All changes can be applied and batch processed at a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Polarr icon


    From advanced image filters to professional local adjustments, Polarr Photo Editor is the most versatile and powerful online photo...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet iPad Chrome

  • LightZone icon


    LightZone is a digital photo editor software application. Its main purpose is to handle the workflow when handling images in various...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Corel AfterShot Pro icon

    Corel AfterShot Pro

    Corel AfterShot Pro is fast, flexible digital photography workflow software that combines powerful photo management, advanced...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • photivo icon


    Photivo is a multi platform photo processor for RAW and bitmap images with 16 bit precision. Photivo tries to give the user as much...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GIMP

  • Adobe Bridge icon

    Adobe Bridge

    Brige CC helps you organize personal and team assets, batch edit with ease, add watermarks and even set centralized color preferences...

    Free Mac Windows

  • F-Spot icon

    F-Spot Discontinued

    Personal photo management application for the GNOME desktop environment. F-Spot is based on MONO F-Spot is a cross platform...

    Open Source Linux

  • Pixeluvo icon


    Pixeluvo is a beautifully designed photo and image editor for PC. It supports everything from simple color and contrast tweaks...

    Freemium Windows Linux

  • Capture One icon

    Capture One

    Capture One 8 is a leading raw converter and workflow software which enables photographers to reduce the time and effort required to...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Digital Photo Professional icon

    Digital Photo Professional

    Canon's Digital Photo Professional (DPP) is a powerful, free software application designed for editing, organizing, and processing...

    Free Mac Windows

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    UFRaw (which stands for Unidentified Flying Raw) is an application which can read and manipulate photographs in raw image formats, as...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GIMP

  • is a cloud-based service that enables photographers to work with no syncing hassles and storage issues. It stores everything...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • nama5 RAW processor icon

    nama5 RAW processor

    Small but clever RAW conversion software dedicated for growing community of non-professional photographers exploring the power of...

    Commercial Windows

  • Light Developer icon

    Light Developer

    software running on the Windows with the affordable price, provides a professional and efficient solution for all photographers to...

    Commercial Windows

  • DxO OpticsPro icon

    DxO OpticsPro

    DxO Labs offers products and solutions ensuring excellence in digital imaging.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Scarab Darkroom icon

    Scarab Darkroom

    Scarab Darkroom is a digital camera raw file converter/photo editor that supports most raw format capable cameras from Canon, Nikon...

    Freemium Windows

  • Photo Ninja icon

    Photo Ninja

    Photo Ninja is a professional-grade RAW converter that delivers exceptional detail, outstanding image quality, and a distinctive...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Rawstudio icon


    Rawstudio is an open-source program to read and manipulate RAW images from most digital cameras. Rawstudio will convert your RAW files...

    Open Source Linux

  • IMAGIA icon


    IMAGIA is a photo editing software with lots of useful features. It works similar to the...

    Freemium Windows

  • Halide icon


    Halide is a photo manager and editor for Windows. It supports tweaking of colours, saturation etc. and also editing like dust...

    Commercial Windows

  • Emulsion icon


    Emulsion can adjust Exposure, colors, and almost everything else. You can also add gradients to your images to darken skies, or even...

    Commercial Mac

  • dcraw icon


    dcraw is an open-source computer program which is able to read numerous raw image formats, typically produced by high-end digital...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • gtkam icon


    gtkam is the official GTK2 GUI for libgphoto2. Its purpose it to provide a standard client for libgphoto2 aimed at GNOME users....

    Open Source Linux Xfce

Darktable Comments

Good alternative to LightRoom 1 Helpful

Positive Comment by Thelle
about Darktable Mar 2016

DarkTable is similar to Small Adobe Photoshop Lightroom iconAdobe Photoshop Lightroom and open source. If you come from LightRoom DarkTable is very familiar..