[Digikam-users] how to import old Database in new Digikam?

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Tue Aug 18 17:00:50 BST 2009

> For me the trick was to have
> digikam overwriting the old digikam3 file using the old directory instead
> of storing it in a new directory. Not sure why!

Because digikam 0.9 always stored the database in the same directory as the 
pictures referred to. No other way to find the pictures

> Also, the digikam4.db file
> was 10 MB compared with 3 MB of the origianl digikam3.db.

That's true the new one is bigger. Stores much more information.

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