How to install Phototonic 0.99 on Ubuntu 14.04

The new version of Phototonic 0.99 is now available for Linux. Phototonic is a free and open source image viewer and organizer, developed on GNU/Linux in C++ and Qt. Its pretty simple to install Phototonic on Ubuntu 14.04 and all derivatives. On this post I want to show you How to install Phototonic 0.99 on Ubuntu 14.04.

phototonic on ubuntu 14.04

New features on version 0.99:

  • Images can now be rotated freely to any angle
  • Added file name filtering option
  • Added Exif support (Exiv2 is now a dependency), metadata retained when saving images
  • New Image features: New Image, Copy and Paste image data
  • File system tree and Image Info panes can now be removed or docked anywhere
  • Many other small fixes and enhancements

Phototonic is available through PPA which is available for Ubuntu users. Open Terminal and paste the following commands to install Phototonic 0.99 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install phototonic

Done. You can start using Phototonic on Ubuntu 14.04 to view and manage your pictures and photos. For more information, please visit


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