[Digikam-users] Can digikam "Save As" dng files?

gerlos gerlosgm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 12:47:08 BST 2010

I just wrote:
> You can save it also as 16 bits PNG (or maybe we should say 48 bits PNG?), it should be the same of TIFF but maybe the final file will be smaller. PNG compression is lossless. 
> It's what I do when I need to save a demosaiced RAW image that needs more editing:
> RAW -(demosaicing/basic editing)-> 16 bit PNG -(editing)-> JPEG -> print

I want to add just that since I use different cameras (one nikon, one sony, one canon), when I can I prefer to convert the proprietary RAW file unmodified to DNG, just for backup, since I can't be sure if in the future I will be able to open all those different (and proprietary!) RAW files.


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