[Digikam-users] jpeg lossless rotation?

Roberto Winter rhwinter at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 05:12:00 CET 2006


On 3/18/06, jumpingclear at yahoo.co.uk <jumpingclear at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
> My camera E550 doesn't seem to record orientation data so all of the pics
> I take in portrait show up "rotated" to the left. I want to go through my
> collection and rotate them all into portrait view. Being jpegs I am
> worried that if I just rotate them I will be resaving them and hence
> losing quality - is this right?


no it is not.
you can use "jpegtran" a lossless transformation program for JPEG files. you
can easily create a script to rotate them all...

I know there is supposed to be a kipi
> plugin for lossless jpeg rotation but I can't find the menu entry in
> digikam for this.


mm, i can't help here, i don't use kipi.
see you,
roberto

I am using digikam 0.8.1 and have kipi plugins installed
> and the lossless plugin is checked in settings. I am using kubuntu dapper
> btw.
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