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I have a DSLR (Canon 550D) and since I'm taking my first steps in the world of RAW photography I don't know which would be a good programme to use to edit these files. I've tried digiKam and GIMP but wasn't satisfied. I'm sure there must be better software out there...

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Look at "4 Great Tools For Editing RAW Photos In Linux" - – arochester Feb 8 '12 at 20:55
Thanks arochester! @arochester – the_midget_17 Feb 8 '12 at 21:04
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I like rawtherapee. You may want to give it a shot. There is also UFRaw, but I personally don't like it as much.

In terminal:

sudo apt-get install rawtherapee


sudo apt-get install ufraw


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Have a look at Darktable Install darktable, it's an excellent RAW editor.



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The Gimp. To install it run:

sudo apt-get install gimp

Or use this: gimp Install gimp

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Thanks Jaen, but I've already been using the GIMP, Picasa and also digiKam. I was thinking about perhaps something unpopular, but better for this use. – the_midget_17 Feb 8 '12 at 21:06

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