Aperture Alternatives

    Aperture is described as 'photo editing and management computer program developed by Apple Inc. for the OS X operating system' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Aperture for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is digiKam, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Aperture are darktable (Free, Open Source), Adobe Lightroom (Paid), RawTherapee (Free, Open Source) and Polarr (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections.
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    2. darktable is a virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers: it manages your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable. it also enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.
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      all of aperture and lightroom in one app
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    3. Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC and 1 TB of cloud storage. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface.
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      Photograpygeek Switching from Apeture to Lightroom was super easy the systems are very similar and both easy to operate!
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

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    4. RawTherapee is a free RAW converter and digital photo processing software. All changes can be applied and batch processed at a convenient time.
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      Raw Therapee is mainly a RAW converter, while Aperture is a full size photo management software
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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      From high-precision light and color tools, to advanced clarity and dehaze settings, to the ability to create and save your own filters. Polarr is the ideal photo editor for bloggers, students, and photo professionals alike.
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    5. Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment. Features Import photos from folders or from any digital camera supported by gPhoto.
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      The Aperture Java Framework is a connector to content storage repositories not a photography application.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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    6. ACDSee is a complex, multi-purpose application that serves for viewing, organizing and editing digital photos. Furthermore, images can be shared on social websites or your own space on the developer’s website.
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    7. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. Features Image Viewer * View single images (including GIF animations). Supported image types are: BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, ICO, XPM. * View EXIF data attached to JPEG images.
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    8. Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .
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      This alternative is disputed. Apple Photos is still a legitimate alternative to Aperture, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Handicapped version of Aperture
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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      Editing option are very limited. No good for the professional.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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    9. Adobe Photoshop Elements combines power and simplicity so you can make ordinary photos extraordinary; tell engaging stories in beautiful, personalized creations for print and the web; and easily find and view all your photos.
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