digiKam 7.10.0 is released

Sun Mar 13, 2022

digiKam 7.10.0 is released

by digiKam Team

Dear digiKam fans and users,

After three months of active maintenance and other bugs triage, the digiKam team is proud to present version 7.10.0 of its open source digital photo manager.

See below the list of most important features coming with this release.

Bundles Internal Component Updates

As with the previous releases, we take care about upgrading the internal components from the Bundles. Microsoft Windows Installer, Apple macOS Package, and Linux AppImage binaries now hosts:

All of these components include important stability improvements and fixes.

Maintenance and Improvements

This new version arrives with 50 triaged and closed files in bugzilla.

See below a list of major improvements included in this release:

  • Enable copying file path to the clipboard in Windows.
  • Improve support of DXO tags.
  • Add support for the new online documentation.
  • Fix remote Mariadb database connection under macOS.
  • Fix the Cancel button in the Import Tool.
  • Fix crashes with last OpenCV 4.7.0.
  • Improve internal digiKam trash behavior.
  • Fix similarity search settings management.

The application internationalization has also been updated. digiKam and Showfoto are proposed with 57 different languages for the graphical interface. Go to Settings/Configure Languages dialog and change the localization as you want. Applications need to be restarted to apply changes. If you want to contribute to the internationalization of digiKam, please contact the translator teams, following the translation how-to. The statistics about translation states are available here.

Future Plans

digiKam 7.10.0 will be the last maintenance version for this series. We will now focus on next 8.0.0 for a plan to target in April 2023. We have already published 8.0.0 pre-releases through a weekly publishing mechanism and receive good feedback from testers.

8.0.0 will arrives also with a huge new online documentation fully rewritten and improved.

Final Words

Thanks to all users for your support and donations, and to all contributors, students, testers who allowed us to improve this release.

digiKam 7.10.0 can be downloaded from this repository as:

  • Source code tarball.
  • Linux 64 bits AppImage bundles compatible with systems based on glibc >= 2.27.
  • Windows 64 bits installers or bundle archives.
  • macOS Intel packages compatible with Apple M1 and M2 CPU computers using Rosetta 2,

Rendez-vous in a few weeks for the next digiKam 8.0.0 release.

Happy digiKaming.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.digikam.org/news/2023-03-13-7.10.0_release_announcement/

Looking very slick with the black theme. Congrats on the release!

Awesome. Cannot wait to get my hands on it.

I am trying to load CR3 images from 1DX Mark 3 but i dont see any image previews or actual image loaded. Able to load Jpegs. Am i missing something? using v7.10.0 on Macbook Pro M1

No problem here:
Screenshot 2023-03-14 at 06.21.02|690x431

From the downloads page _ What is the difference between Win64-debug and plain old Win64 ?

I clicked “Details” and there was no explanation whatsoever that I could see.


“-debug” want mean “debug symbols”, to catch debugger traces when application stop to work. Bundles are more heavy but this will help developers to found the origin of dysfunctions.

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Thank you.

Is there any downside to using the debug version as opposed to the Plain Jane variety ?

For Windows, no. See online documentation for details:

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For the macOS version, on your website your wrote it is compatible from macOS 10.13 or later. This release works only from macOS 10.15 or later. And the previous version 7.9 of Digikam, crashed on macOS 10.13 and 10.14. The last compatible version for macOS 10.13 and 10.14 is Digikam 7.8
Can you correct your website please?

Web site fixed…

Windows Installer not executing properly on latest Win10 updates.

Appimage, maybe ist wasn’t the best idea to pull my second Computer up to Debian bookworm. On this system the DigiKam Appimage crashes with “Speicherzugriffsfehler”. Older AppImages like 7.9 or 7.8 crashes also with the same message. On my mainsystem, a used Lenovo T550 with second screen, all works fine.
On the second system with bookworm other AppImages, like Freecad, the dev AppImage of RawTherapee or the dev AppImage of Inkscape works without any trouble. Only the DigiKam AppImage doesn’t like to work.

PS: the second system is a used Dell Workstation which run headless, the pictures are stored on a ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 as NAS, the database is located as external mariadb on the ProLiant.