Fotoxx Linux Photo Editor: Simpler than GIMP

Monday Aug 16th 2010 by Akkana Peck
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Despite its low profile, the Fotoxx Linux image editor could gain adoption as users realize its merits.

F-spot, shotwell, solang -- some distros are arguing about what should be the default "simpler than GIMP" image editor. But there's one that never seems to get mentioned and deserves a look: fotoxx.

Despite a name that sounds like a wrinkle treatment, this little image editor is lightweight and doesn't have many dependencies -- great for a netbook or other modest machine. And it's jam-packed with great features. If it's not already packaged for your distro, you can get it at kornelix.squarespace.com/fotoxx.

Run fotoxx on an initial image:

fotoxx *.jpg

Figure 1 shows the main fotoxx window.

Fotoxx linux

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