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MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

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MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#1 Post by MX-16_fan » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:18 pm

@all:

Last year I worked on a friend's MX-16.1 system and I enhanced some images needed for job use.

Having tried a vast number of applications for image enhancement, I had happened to find some very fine piece of software that offered one outstanding feature:

It showed you a preview of, I think, five different enhanced versions, and then you could choose which one you liked best. As far as I remember, the enhancements dealt with color and contrast enhancement.

Unlike most open source image enhancement applications, this one was absolutely fool-proof, and it could be used with little to no knowledge. And the filters were of outstanding quality, and no filter configuration was required.

The bad news is: I forgot the name of that application, and I can't find it any more. I know it was from MX-16's/Debian's repos (including the MX Test Repo).

Any one of you got any idea what application that could be?

It wasn't something obvious (i.e. not GIMP).

I've been searching for hours but I can't reproduce it.


Greetings, and a nice weekend to all of you, Joe

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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#2 Post by Eadwine Rose » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:27 pm

On the top right there is a "your posts" link.

In that screen you can also search, maybe that'll help things speed up.
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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#3 Post by GuiGuy » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:31 pm

digiKam?
https://www.digikam.org/
It's in the repos, but brings in a long list of dependencies.

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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#4 Post by MX-16_fan » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:32 pm

@Eadwine Rose:
Eadwine Rose wrote:On the top right there is a "your posts" link.

In that screen you can also search, maybe that'll help things speed up.
I never posted anything about the application. Otherwise it would be easy. Greetings, Joe

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#5 Post by Eadwine Rose » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:53 pm

You showed us a preview of the things, so you can search on that or on the text you used with it..
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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#6 Post by GuiGuy » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:59 pm

The application you are talking about is probably digiKam.
Here is a screenshot of a digiKam window which shows the enhancement facility you describe:-
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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#7 Post by MX-16_fan » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:30 am

@Eadwine Rose:
Eadwine Rose wrote:You showed us a preview of the things, so you can search on that or on the text you used with it..
When would I have done that?

I think you're mixing something up here. I never posted anything about that application, nor did I "show anyone a preview". As already said, otherwise it would be easy.


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#8 Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:09 pm

I misread. You said IT showed you a preview.. I read I.


So.. is it digikam?
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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#9 Post by MX-16_fan » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:16 pm

@Eadwine Rose:
Eadwine Rose wrote:(...) So.. is it digikam?
No. It was something mid-weight, and a lot easier to use (almost like applications for non-professional Apple users). And filter quality by far exceeded what I know from digiKam.


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Re: MX-16.1: Great application for easy photo enhancement - forgot name of application

#10 Post by Stevo » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:32 pm

Was it installed in MX by default? It wasn't Shotwell? or gThumbs? or something out of left field like an XnView application?

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