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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.

Have a look at our current features and how to install it on your system.

by photographers

darktable is created for photographers, by photographers.

Having developers that are also avid photograhers as part of the target audience is good for understanding the real world problems, challenges, and workflows.

powerful

darktable edits your images non-destructively all the way through its pipeline. Your original image is never modified! Professional color management features ensure fidelity all the way to print and GPU accelerated processing means you can speed up your workflow using your video card.

community

You do not need to write code to be involved in the darktable community! You can help other users by providing your input on the mailing list or the forum. If you'd like to show others what darktable is capable of, contribute to the Flickr page. If you can write code, check out the source code!