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I am new to Linux, and also this forum, so I am not sure if I have posted this in the right place, but I'll give it a go anyway. I am looking for software that will wok to quite a specific criteria.
To be clear, I want photo album software, but not just any photo album software. I want one that will make individual albums, and let me define categories, and add details to photos, like names, dates etc. More than that, I want it to be stylish, with the feel of a real physical book-like photo album. i use Lifeographer to keep a journal, so something with that feel would be perfect!
Security would also be good, as I would like to be able to password protect certain photo sets. This is not essential though. Neither is the ability to edit photos, beyond maybe rotating them.
And I definitely DO NOT want anything web based, not even uploading to a secure site. Having the option is fine, but I want all my pictures and documents on my hard drive. It would also be nice if individual albums could be stored as stand alone files, which could be e-mailed and vieed in their original format, obviously with the right software to view by the recipient.
If anyone knows of any software that fits this criteria, I would be absolutely thrilled and most grateful to hear about it.
If I am being too fussy, and asking the impossible, also let me know.
Thanks for all your input! It seems Fspot is quite popular, so I'll give it a spin and see how it goes. As for Picassa.....well, I boycott all google products on principle. But thank you for your suggestions
I use startpage.com and Yahoo. I used to use AltaVista too. I am a little dubious of Yahoo at the moment, because of the past talk of deals with MS, but I am pretty sure they can hold their own against them, for now at least.