[Digikam-users] Building a better raw conversion tool for digiKam ?

Linuxguy123 linuxguy123 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 20:40:34 GMT 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 13:34 -0700, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> This thread is a continuation of the "How do you generate good quality
> jpegs from raws, quickly, automatically ?" thread I started earlier
> today.
> I was surprised to hear just about everyone reply that it was not
> possible to get jpegs from raws that rivaled the jpg embedded in the raw
> without a lot of manual tweaking.
> I am interested in improving the raw conversion tool in digiKam.

A lot of linux users seem to think that ufraw is about the best.

Some people appear to be running DPP using WINE.


What if we wrote a raw converter plugin that allowed users to call their
favorite command line raw converter ?  Make it generic enough that
people could use the converters that Nikon, Canon, etc. all ship ?

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