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Capture One Alternatives for Linux

Capture One is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is digiKam, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Capture One and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Capture One are darktable, RawTherapee, Shotwell and Corel AfterShot Pro.

Capture One alternatives are mainly Photo Managers but may also be Image Editors or Raw Photo Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Capture One.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ Facial RecognitiondigiKam can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    ⚫︎ File TaggingdigiKam can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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    Some users think digiKam is a great alternative to Capture One, some don't.

    it is a digital photo management application, not a RAW converter

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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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingdarktable supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfacedarktable either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Almost everyone thinks darktable is a great alternative to Capture One.

    Darktable is the only RAW editor I use. I have tried Rawtherapee but I think D.T. is better. Besides, there is a long learning curve with both and I am more familiar with D.T.

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

    ⚫︎ PortableRawTherapee can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Running on Windows 10 under GTK3
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    Shotwell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingShotwell can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ LightweightShotwell consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Corel AfterShot Pro

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    Corel AfterShot Pro is fast, flexible digital photography workflow software that combines powerful photo management, advanced non-destructive editing and complete RAW processing.

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    Filmulator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Filmulator is a raw photo editing application with library management focusing on

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    F-Spot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Discontinued

    The most recent version of F-Spot is 0.8.2, released December 19, 2010.

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    Galapix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Galapix is an image viewer that allows you to directly zoom into large collection of tens of thousand of images from tiny thumbnails down to the images original size fluently with very short load times and no loss of interactivity.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from Github.

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