Monday, July 27, 2009

Virtual Makeup Software for Ubuntu / Debian Linux : jkiwi

jkiwi is a very unique software ever seen in linux. It won the national open source contest in Portugal. It can be used for hairstyling, concealer paint, eye shadows, blush, contact lenses for eye colors, change lip colors. Yes you can share it with your friend after loading it in your laptop.

Kiwi works best with images in .jpg or .png format and you should use a vertical image in one of the resolutions (480x640, 600x800, 768x1024). Larger images is not recomended due to memory size and overall application speed.

How to install jkiwi in ubuntu / debian
Download the .deb file from here (32 MB in size)
$ sudo dpkg -i jkiwi_0.9.5_ubuntu.deb
official site
It requires jre 5 or greater to run.

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