The demand for photo editing software grew tremendously after the advent of different social media platforms. We all like to upload our photos on these platforms after giving them some nice editing effects. PhotoScape is a feature-rich and extremely intuitive cross-platform photo editing software.
In this context, we shall look into the complete procedure of installing PhotoScape on a Linux Mint 20 system.
1. Enable snaps on Linux Mint
On Linux Mint 20, /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref needs to be removed before Snap can be installed. This can be accomplished from the command line:
$ sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref
$ sudo apt update
To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install snapd
Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.
2. Install PhotoScape on the system
You can install PhotoScape on Linux Mint 20 by running the below command:
$ sudo snap install photoscape
Once the Snap Daemon finishes the installation of PhotoScape on your Linux Mint 20 system, you will see the version of the package installed on your Terminal.
To launch the PhotoScape application on your Linux Mint 20 system, you need to launch the Mint Menu. Then, you need to search for PhotoScape in the given search bar and click on the result.
Now you will see the general interface of the PhotoScape application.
To remove the PhotoScape application from your Linux Mint 20 machine, you can execute the following command:
$ sudo snap remove photoscape
This article covers the complete installation procedure of PhotoScape on a Linux Mint 20 machine. In fact, after installing on the system, you can conveniently use it for editing your photos just according to your way.
Main Features of PhotoScape includes: