Rapid Photo Downloader is an application for downloading photos from digital cameras, memory cards and portable storage devices. It can download from multiple devices in the same time so for example if your camera has two card slots, Rapid Photo Downloader can transfer the photos from both of them in the same time.
Other features include: rename camera generated file names using EXIF metadata, automatically create download folders and even backup the photos and videos as they are downloaded.
Rapid Photo Downloader 0.2.0 which was just released finally enables you to the download videos. This new version also brings thumbnails for Nikon RAW files, and other manufacturers whose RAW files include multiple thumbnails (requires pyexiv2 >= 0.2.0).
To install Rapid Photo Downloader in Ubuntu, simply use the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dlynch3/ppa && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rapid-photo-downloader