[Digikam-users] Experiences with Nikon RAW and dcraw?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Thu Nov 16 07:16:24 GMT 2006

On Wednesday 15 November 2006 22:39, Heiner Lamprecht wrote:
> Hello,
> does anybody here have experiences with dcraw for Nikon RAW images?
> During the last weekend, I compared dcraw with the proprietary Nikon
> View.  The results are a lot better using Nikon View, compared to
> dcraw.
> But what surprised me most is, that the images are a lot sharper and
> have more details.  Does anybody have faced similar?
> I requested, I can upload a sample and post a link.

If you take a look into NEF metadata, you will see a datadump are in 
makernotes dedicaced to image stabilization correction. Of course, these data 
are encrypted and unreadable easily by digiKam and co.

I supose than Nikon View will use these informations to optimize image on 


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