[Digikam-users] 16bit editiing and auto-whitebalance

Gerhard Kulzer gerhardkgmx at gmail.com
Tue May 13 07:23:24 BST 2008

On Monday 12 May 2008 elle stone wrote:
> Gerhard Kulzer-3 wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > This holds true, and if you have a recent libkdcraw the D60 is supported.
> > I always work with digiKam for reviewing the raw image quality, no need to
> > extract thumbnails by another application, digiKam does it.
> > 
> > 
> Hi Lawrence and Gerhard, 
> Does digikam extract the jpeg as a separate file, or display it as a
> substitute for the decoded raw file, or both?  I extract the embedded jpeg
> as a separate file (from the command line - it's just easier for my
> particular workflow) and use it for storing metadata and also for quick
> reviews regarding sharpness, etc, as Gerhard suggests.  The Canon 400d
> embedded jpegs are around 700kb, more than big enough for emailing to
> friends, so useful to have as separate files.

digiKam extracts the embedded thumbnail in the RAW image on the fly, not as a separate file (but a separate file can be easily created with: dcraw -e .*CR2 for example).

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