Darktable 1.6.7 Released – A Photo Workflow Application and RAW Image Editor


Darktable is a RAW image development software and photo workflow application built in qt+/cairo, sqlite3, libraw etc. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

Darktable recently released version 1.6.7.

Darktable 1.6.7 Feature Summary and bug fixes

  • Security flaw fixed :  CVE-2015-3885
  • Improvements to facebook export
  • Interpolation fixups
  • Demosaic code cleanups
  • Slideshow should handle very small images better
  • Improve Olympus lens detection
  • Various minor memory leak fixes
  • Various other fixes
  • Pentax (K-x) DNG old embedded preview left over is now removed
  • Modern OSX display profile handling

Complete feature list available here.

How to install – using Terminal

To install Darktable 1.6.7 in Ubuntu using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install darktable

To install in Fedora 22:

dnf install darktable


  • Type Darktable in dash. Click the launcher icon.
  • From menu, find it under Applications
Darktable Running in Ubuntu

Darktable Running in Ubuntu


Troubleshooting and Support

If you face any issues while installing or using Darktable, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.

How to uninstall

To uninstall Darktable run below commands in terminal.

sudo apt-get remove darktable

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