Darktable
Darktable
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Darktable

Version 3.8.0

Edit digital negatives.

Darktable overview

Darktable is an open-source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. 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.

What’s new in version 3.8.0

Updated on Dec 25 2021

The Big Ones:
  • The keyboard shortcut system has been entirely reworked and extended to allow you to control darktable with other devices, for example, MIDI devices and game controllers. Standard keyboard/mouse shortcuts can now make use of mouse movements (horizontal, vertical, diagonal) as well as multiple button/key presses and short or long presses/clicks.
  • Please note that any shortcuts you have previously created are not transferred to the new functionality and will need to be redefined in darktable 3.8.
  • New diffuse or sharpen module, allowing you to simulate or to revert diffusion processes to reconstruct images from lens blur, hazing, sensor low-pass filter, or noise. It can also be used to simulate watercolor smudges, increase local contrast, simulate blooming or apply surface blur. Special rules can be defined to specifically diffuse across or along edges, as well as to avoid sharpening or blurring them.
  • New scene-referred blurs module, to synthesize motion and lens blurs in a parametric and physically-accurate way. This module allows you to define the motion path or the lens diaphragm and then generates the corresponding blur.
  • Perspective correction module has been renamed to rotate and perspective and now allows you to manually define correction settings by drawing lines or rectangles on the image (replicating keystone correction functionality from the deprecated crop and rotate module)
  • Added support for multiple images in the print view. The page can be filled with multiple areas, each of which can be moved around and placed on the page with the ability to snap to a grid for precision.
  • A new LMMSE demosaic algorithm has been introduced. This algorithm is particularly suited to high ISO and/or noisy images.
  • The composition guides from the crop module are now available globally and no longer require the crop module to be activated.
  • The Canon raw CR3 format is now supported (see list of supported cameras in the section below). This support is provided by LibRaw and requires at least exiv2 version 0.27.4 with BMFF support activated.
  • The color checker profiling tool, introduced in darktable 3.4 as part of the color calibration module, is now normalized patch-wise in exposure to discard the effect of uneven lighting and fall-off when shooting color checkers hand-held and on-location. This robustly decreases the residual average dE after calibration and noticeably helps to recover natural dark blues while preventing yellow shifts in highlights.

Full changelog available here.

Information

License

Free

Size

95.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.darktable.org/

Downloads

29017

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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Bill-601
Bill-601
Oct 18 2021
3.6.1.5
0.0
Oct 18 2021
0.0
Version: 3.6.1.5
I really wanted to give it a chance, but it exits every time I just click the Darkroom tab.
oznamjm
oznamjm
Jun 20 2020
3.0.2
2.0
Jun 20 2020
2.0
Version: 3.0.2
very good app but painfully slow on my late 2018 imac (16 GB ram, 3,8 GHz i5 cpu, Radeon Pro 580 8GB) . I have tried everything to configure it to run quickly but with no effect. due to very slow running almost unusable
dvsrl2007
dvsrl2007
Apr 16 2020
3.0.1.2
1.0
Apr 16 2020
1.0
Version: 3.0.1.2
I was able to run Darktable 3.0.1.2 for a while on my iMac and edited several photographs. But then it crashed while importing images. It now refuses to open at all. I uninstalled and reinstalled 3.0 and even tried the same with previous versions. None will open either from the dock or from clicking the icon. I wish it were more reliable. To those who complain about the small screen font size, it really is adjustable. You just need to know where to look to make the changes.
radoslavrundic
radoslavrundic
Nov 7 2019
2.6.3
0.0
Nov 7 2019
0.0
Version: 2.6.3
it is very good software but I can not import photos from card reader...that is big negative's issue
cubanpete
cubanpete
Jul 10 2019
2.6.2
5.0
Jul 10 2019
5.0
Version: 2.6.2
Great pro app with a very nice GUI on Macbook Pro Retina. Maybe not for beginners but can help create pleasing images. A lot of features and some very sophisticated ones like color zones you won't find anywhere else so it needs a little getting used to. It also has a lens correction module for my little Olympus primes and noise profiles for the camera! In all I found 4 de-noise modules! Also automatic perspective correction. Remember to always click the little little button on the left side of the module's title bar to activate that module. This app is a keeper and has a learning curve but it's worth it. Thanks! BTW saving edited images is under Section "lighttable" / "export selected" module, export button at the bottom....
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
May 31 2019
2.6.2
0.5
May 31 2019
0.5
Version: 2.6.2
Rubbish GUI. Font size set to 2pts - too small to read on HD screen, forget about it on MB Pro Retina screen. Searching on web, seems users have to tweak a config file to change the font size for all dialogue boxes in the GUI! Really?? Can't be done by settings/preferences it seems, start diving into config files? Pass. It may get 4 stars from others, but 1/2 star from me for rubbish GUI and crazy way to change fonts for GUI.
Levelbest
Levelbest
Dec 30 2018
2.4.4
0.0
Dec 30 2018
0.0
Version: 2.4.4
I just read that a new version is out for Darktable ... "darktable 2.6.0 released". Unfortunately, there is something wrong with the Darktable website at the time of this posting. When I go to the download page, the page starts to jump, twitch, and otherwise is unreadable. I looked at Darktable long ago. It looks to be a nice and a useful app. If they get their download problem fixed, I will again check it out.
siamlotus
siamlotus
Jun 4 2017
2.2.3
0.0
Jun 4 2017
0.0
Version: 2.2.3
Version 2.2.5 is out. Changes are : New features: When appending EXIF data to an exported image, do not fail if reading of EXIF from the original file fails Support XYZ as proofing profile Clear DerivedFrom from XMP before writing it bauhaus: when using soft bounds, keep slider step constant Bugfixes: Some GCC7 build fixes cmstest: fix crash when missing XRandR extension. Fix crash in Lua libs when collapsing libs Mac packaging: some fixes RawSpeed: TiffIFD: avoid double-free Fix a few alloc-dealloc mismatches Base Support: Canon EOS 77D Canon EOS 9000D Nikon D500 (14bit-uncompressed, 12bit-uncompressed) Nikon D5600 (12bit-compressed, 12bit-uncompressed, 14bit-compressed, 14bit-uncompressed) Panasonic DC-FZ82 (4:3) Panasonic DMC-FZ80 (4:3) Panasonic DMC-FZ85 (4:3) Panasonic DC-GH5 (4:3) White Balance Presets: Pentax K-3 II Noise Profiles: Nikon D500 Panasonic DMC-FZ300 Panasonic DMC-LX100 Pentax K-70 Sony ILCE-5000
Leon-Azul
Leon-Azul
Apr 8 2017
2.2.3
4.5
Apr 8 2017
4.5
Version: 2.2.3
One of the best suites of tools for working with RAW image files regardless of price, and with its very active and cooperative developers community it just gets better and better. It is not intended to be an "editor" but rather a "finisher" of images. This requires a very clear concept of what one wants out of an image — not some vague sense of "vibrant" or "sharper" — which can be challenging at first, especially for one accustomed to dumbed-down editors that offer automated quick fixes. Yet the precision and versatility of this collection of software is well worth the effort, and helps to encourage better exposures to start with. Be aware that the core development occurs under Linux, the OS X version is a port maintained by a separate group of volunteers, and there often is a lag between versions. Also, new hardware support can be delayed depending on who is available to code and review it, but when that support does get committed, it is typically better than the manufacturers' own support.
Zx81
Zx81
Dec 30 2016
2.2.0
5.0
Dec 30 2016
5.0
Version: 2.2.0
One of the best raw converters with a very active community and hundreds of video tutorials available.
Thе-Wаll
Thе-Wаll
Dec 29 2016
2.2.0
1.5
Dec 29 2016
1.5
Version: 2.2.0
Just my humble opinion but this app is not worth your attention. I am disappointed.
Visible-Evidence
Visible-Evidence
Nov 22 2016
2.0.5
2.0
Nov 22 2016
2.0
Version: 2.0.5
I dunno, man. This is one of the most unnecessarily obtuse GUIs I think I’ve ever seen. The dark background and streamlined graphics make you think this is a modern GUI, but it doesn’t quite work like one. I still can’t figure out HOW to access an external drive with all my photos on it. As far as I can tell you can only access your local volume, which is crazy. And if you can then why is it so obtuse to figure out how? It shouldn’t be this difficult, but it is. Maybe if you want to deep dive and revisit 1995 you’d like this program, but unless you’re really, really, really into debugging apps it probably isn’t worth your time. Maybe someday it’ll get there. Just not today.
Opsono
Opsono
May 10 2016
2.0.4
0.0
May 10 2016
0.0
Version: 2.0.4
The MacUpdate download link did not work for me- here's this- https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/download/release-2.0.4/darktable-2.0.4.dmg
anonymous-heron-1527
anonymous-heron-1527
Mar 7 2016
2.0.2
0.0
Mar 7 2016
0.0
Version: 2.0.2
Version 2.0.2 is a .tar.xz source code download. There is no pre-compiled .dmg yet.
SmurfTurf
SmurfTurf
Feb 3 2016
2.0.1
5.0
Feb 3 2016
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
Thanks for this first bugfix release.
Zx81
Zx81
Feb 3 2016
2.0.1
5.0
Feb 3 2016
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
No sign of this update on the Darktable site so far. The latest DL dates back to the 23rd of december 2015.
MikeChip
MikeChip
Jan 26 2016
2.0.0
5.0
Jan 26 2016
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
A nice program has seen a lot of improvements with the 2.0 release. Can't wait to test this in details.
Zx81
Zx81
Oct 30 2015
1.6.8
5.0
Oct 30 2015
5.0
Version: 1.6.8
Darktable 1.6.9 has been released.
Levelbest
Levelbest
Jun 13 2015
1.6.4
0.0
Jun 13 2015
0.0
Version: 1.6.4
Note the app is at 1.6.4 and posts here show It is at 1.6.7. I tried downloading 1.6.7 but It's at the geeks only level. I can download It but I cant just click and open It, It has to be assembled with all the folders and packages and ... stuff. I cant do that so It going to remain at 1.6.4. And oddly enough, 1.6.4 opens but wont click between views. It seems sidelined and I was hoping for a fresh version.
cubanpete
cubanpete
Jun 12 2015
1.6.4
5.0
Jun 12 2015
5.0
Version: 1.6.4
darktable 1.6.7 is out ! http://www.darktable.org/news/ Great app. Getting better all the time. Thank you very much! User manual: http://www.darktable.org/usermanual/index.html.php
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