gtkam - Graphical front end for gphoto2
Gives options to save photos to the computer.
Saves the selected photos from the camera to the
Saves all photos in the camera to the computer.
Both menu items open a "Save photos..." dialog box which allows the
user to select the folder to save the images in, as well as a number of
What to save:
This is a set of checkboxes which allows the user to
select the forms in which data for the selected image(s)
will be saved. Any or all of these options may be
selected at once.
This is the default. It causes the photos being
saved to be downloaded from the camera and saved
to the identified folder.
Save raw data
FIXME: What to say?
Save audio data
Causes any audio data associated with the image
to be saved to the selected folder.
Saves a small version of the selected images to
the identified folder.
Save EXIF data
Saves the EXIF data associated with the images.
FIXME: should we say more about the EXIF format?
Open image(s) with:
This allows the user to specify FIXME ??
Use filename(s) provided by the camera.
Causes the saved files to have the names provided by the
Defines a prefix to be used when creating filenames. This
prefix is combined with the number starting with the
number defined in:
Start numbering with:
Defines the first number of the sequence of photos to be
Gives options to delete photos from the camera.
Deletes selected photos from the camera.
Deletes all photos in the camera.
Both of these menu items open a dialog to confirm the deletion
of the photos. A list of photos is presented with a checkbox
beside each photo name. Uncheck the box to prevent a specific
file from being deleted.
Gives options for previewing photos before downloading them from the
This is the same command as the checkbox on the main gtkam
window. It allows the user to select whether thumbnails of the
photos are displayed, or just the file names.
Enlarges the thumbnails.
Returns the thumbnails to default size.
Reduces the thumbnails.
Selects all pictures in the camera.
Inverts the selections already made so that previously
unselected images are now selected, and previously selected
images are now unselected.
Undoes all selections so that no images are selected.
Opens a window to allow the user to define the camera and
interface being used. "Simple" Select Camera Dialog.
"Enhanced" Select Camera Dialog. Dialog for explicitly adding a
path to the port to which the camera is attached.
Opens the logging window which allows the user to select the
type of messages to log.
Error causes the logging of any error messages.
Increases the amount of information being logged. (I
can’t see what effect this has. - mjr)
Debug Causes the logging of progress reports as the software
communicates with the camers.
Data Causes the logging of all data being transferred from the
camera. This will generate huge quantities of hexadecimal
opens a dialog to allow the user to save the information
logged in the debug window.
Close Closes the debug window
Opens the about gtKam window. This gives the current version,
author credits, and contact information.
Right Click (over directory pane) Menu
Right Click->Upload File
Opens a dialog to identify an image file for uploading to the
Right Click->Make directory
Opens dialog to create new directory.
Right Click->Remove directory
Opens a dialog to remove (delete) an existing folder
Opens a window to allow the user to trigger the camera to
acquire an image if the camera and its gphoto2 driver supports
this feature.. (This feature is not available on my camera, so I
would appreciate some input on this item. -mjr)
Camera configuration tab. Driver configuration tab.
Displays a window with information about the camera and its
I’m not sure what this should contain. Anyone? - mjr FIXME: need
Displays a window with information about the camera driver and
This should include contact information for the maintainers of
the drivers for your camera.
Right Click->Select Camera
Opens the Add Camera dialog.
Right Click->Remove Camera
Removes the camera from the directory pane.
Right Click (over list pane) Menu
Right Click->View with...->Built-in viewer
Downloads the image under the cursor and displays it in a new
window. The window automatically resizes the image to fill the
Presents file name, type, size, date and permissions information
about the image under the cursor.
Downloads the image under the cursor and opens a dialog to allow
it to be saved to the computer.
Opens a dialog to allow the user to delete the image under the
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Man page edited by Michael J. Rensing <firstname.lastname@example.org>.