[Digikam-users] How does digiKam do raw conversions for the slide shows ?
caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 18:11:29 GMT 2009
As Milan said, RAW are containers, and can include more than one
preview JPEG, dedicated for different use...
2009/12/23 Milan Knížek <knizek.confy at volny.cz>:
> Linuxguy123 píše v St 23. 12. 2009 v 10:25 -0700:
>> > Yes, it use JPEG preview. Fast and usefull...
>> Are you serious/ sure this is the case ? I always thought the preview
>> jpegs were thumbnails. I displayed the slideshow images on a 52" LCD TV
>> at 1920x1080. There was no way they were thumbnails.
> JPEG preview may not be the same as JPEG thumbnail in general meaning.
> E.g. Canon EOS 5D MII stores a small resolution JPEG, full resolution
> JPEG and raw data in the CR2 files. The full resolution JPEG is kind of
> equal to the JPEG that camera produces (if raw is not used), but
> possibly with lower JPEG quality settings.
> $ exiv2 -pp image.cr2
> Preview 1: image/jpeg, 160x120 pixels, 11197 bytes
> Preview 2: image/jpeg, 5616x3744 pixels, 1127852 bytes
> to find out and
> $ exiv2 -ep1,2 image.cr2
> to actually extract the first and the second preview JPEG at the same
> time. (This is not conversion from RAW!)
> Exiftool may do the same job, read the man page...
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