[Digikam-users] DNGConverter turns olympus ORF unusable

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 17:47:32 BST 2009

2009/8/19 Goose <gclaramunt at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> After testing DNGConverter with ubuntu 9.04 (kipi 0.20), ubuntu 9.10 (kipi
> 0.50) and windows digikam (kipi 0.20 only) i'm completely lost about this...
> My olympus *.orf files (e-420) get converted flawlessly retaining all my
> valuable exif metadata including makernotes and all...
> But there's strange behaviour sometimes when opening those converted orf to
> dng with almost every application (tested digikam image editor, rawtherapee,
> lightzone...) the developed image is full black with some lighter areas
> containint green colours.
> I've already tested same file conversion with adobe dng converter and
> doesn't show this problem (although adobe converter doesn't retain my
> makernotes with focusing data, etc).
> As i said, not happening with every *.orf file, but i cannot guess why. I've
> searched all over the net last 2 months but... nothing to clarify me the
> problem.
> I can provide files (orf, kipi converted and/or adobe converted), just ak
> and i'll upload somwhere.
> Thankyou very much,
> Goose.

Ok. yes of course ORF files are welcome.

Please, open a file in KDE bugzilla about this subject, it's better to
archive and follow.

Gilles Caulier

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