[Digikam-devel] Favorable reviwe of digiKam in German c't magazine

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sun Jun 24 18:57:17 BST 2007

2007/6/24, Thorsten Schnebeck <thorsten.schnebeck at gmx.net>:
> > I'm not German guy, and i don't under article... But i think there is a
> > error :
> >
> > Article10.jpg ==> BildBearbeitung/Tonen/sepia ==> of course digiKam
> support
> > Sepia conversion thrue editor...
> >
> >
> > Gilles
> First, thanks Gerald,
> as the c't makes quite hard but fair reviews the digikam team can be
> really
> proud with this test result and notes
> There is another error in the table:
> digikams auto correction tool is not only based on colors but also on
> contrast
> and brightness.
> I'm not sure about the virtual folder remark ("only based on searching" ),
> as
> IMHO date view, tag view are also kind of virtual folders but I don't know
> what the definition here is.
> There is one interesting point in the text:
> Why the functions of the the cam photo importer are not available for
> import
> photos from folder so that features like exif rotation or automatically
> setting IPTC labels can also be used there.

because it's planed to do it (there is a file in B.K.O). It's just delayed
after KDE4 port. It's just a question of time...

They also missed searching on EXIF or IPTC data.

idem. DB structure need to be updated/changed/improved for that. Marcel
working on...

A weak point of the whole test is the missing advanced stuff like 16 bit
> color
> or CMS so the focus is more on the casual JPEG use case.


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