[Digikam-users] Re: Resizing / Sharpening / Exporting a batch of pictures

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 16:33:04 GMT 2010

2010/12/8 Marie-Noëlle Augendre <mnaugendre at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> From what I understand about working with RAW, photos need to be sharpened
> at the very last editing step, that is after being resized.
> I usually need to export my pictures to one of these destinations: Piwigo
> galleries, Facebook, Picasaweb, or some folder outside Digikam collections
> for creating photos books with Scribus.
> Digikam batch tool is very convenient for resizing and sharpening (as well
> as a lot of many other things), but the destination can only be an inside
> folder.
> Piwigo, Facebook and Picasaweb exports can do the resizing when exporting,
> but they don't provide sharpening.
> Export to a remote computer, that I use to export to an external folder,
> doesn't do anything aside from copying.
> Wouldn't it be possible to have access to all of the export functions from
> the batch queue manager, so we could resize, sharpen and export in one go?

No, it's not yet implemented, but it's planed in the future. We need
to extend libkipi and patch all export tool to be plugable in BQM.
It's not a simple task. There is already a file in bugzilla about this

Gilles Caulier

> Thanks for yours answers,
> Marie-Noëlle
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