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saddy1982 Registered since 03rd Nov 2011Tue 27-Mar-12 08:46 AM
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Dear Nikonians

Greetings ! I am using Windows 7 for my image processing workflow which consists of View NX2, Lightroom 3 and then if any touching is required I use Photoshop CS3.
But nowadays I am facing a problem that my Lappy's performance has slowed down considerably. So, I wonder if I switch over to Ubuntu/Linux then what softwares should I use to maintain the similar type of workflow for image processing.

I welcome any type suggestion which might include how to improve on the performance of my Lappy with Windows 7 OS without switching over to linux/ubuntu.

Thans for reading
Saurabh



A Nikonian in need has many friends indeed !!

  

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mquarles Registered since 29th Dec 2006Fri 30-Mar-12 02:33 PM
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Just as a couple of starting thoughts, you might want to take a look at Corel AfterShot Pro (used to be Bibble) as well as Gimp. You can try both of them under Windows, and they both run natively under Linux as well.

  

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berbmit Registered since 10th Jan 2012Tue 03-Apr-12 11:59 AM
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Darktable! Love it for RAW processing, and its sophistication and features development are well supported.

For photo-manipulation, Gimp is great ... especially the new 2.7 development version with single window mode -- it's the precursor to the new stable release of 2.8, but 2.7 already has most of the yet-to-be-released 2.8 feature set.

Where Linux falls down is the sophistication of push-button auto-processing features.

I ran Adobe Lightroom alongside Darktable for a month ... ended up going with Darktable.

  

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saddy1982 Registered since 03rd Nov 2011Tue 03-Apr-12 03:08 PM
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Thank you Mark and Bruce for your valuable suggestions. I ll keep that in mind !!

Saurabh

  

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saddy1982 Registered since 03rd Nov 2011Sat 07-Apr-12 08:01 PM
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Hi all I have switched over to Ubuntu 11.04 and loving it despite of the fact that i am missing the user friendly environment and so used to attitude towards Lightroom3 and other softwares !! I hope to get used to Darkroom, GIMP and other photo as well as office document editing softwares on Ubuntu as soon as possible ..!! Thank you all !!

Sauarabh

  

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