photo tagging software
cr33dog at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 23:23:01 UTC 2008
On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 6:20 PM, Sam Fielder <srf10130 at vtc.vsc.edu> wrote:
> Chris Mohler wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Sam Fielder <srf10130 at vtc.vsc.edu> wrote:
> >> I am looking for a photo tagging program. similar to the google image
> >> labeler, but applicable to private photos. I have a shared photo archive
> >> with several users updating and using the same archive, I would like
> >> to harness their abilities to tag the collection, but need some
> >> direction on what to use. The google solution seemed very elegant, where
> >> the users could compete to collaborate.
> > The linux version of Picasa might work. It refers to tags as
> > "keywords". Be advised that Google uses a built-in version of WINE,
> > and also required decent 3D acceleration to work smoothly. Most of
> > the features work, but not all - the last time I checked I think that
> > uploading to an album and tagging were working.
> > I've never installed it this way, but they do have an apt repository:
> > http://www.google.com/linuxrepositories/ubuntu704.html
> > HTH,
> > Chris
> I already tried picasa, and from what i saw it looks like picasa uses a
> local database on each machine to store metadata. What I am looking for
> is something like iTag that imbeds the metadata in the file kinda of
> like an mp3's id3 tag. That way the tags are always with the picture no
> matter who or where it is opened. Picasa can use the imbeded tags, but
> can't put them there itself.
> additionally what I was looking for with the google image labeler was a
> program that would be fun way for two people to tag their photo
> collection, instead of making it a drudgery of looking and typing.
Not sure what to tell you then - I'm sure someone else will come up
with a better idea :)
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