[Digikam-users] File sizes after conversion

Conway Upshur upshurc at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 21:38:22 UTC 2012


Thanks, I'll keep studying.

2012/1/22 Dr. Martin Senftleben <drmartinus at drmartinus.de>

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> Hi,
>
> Am 22.01.2012 21:50, schrieb Conway Upshur:
> > Hello, I'm new to digikam and RAW processing. I converted a RAW
> > (CR2) file to DNG and it went from about 8MB to 17MB. I edited and
> > then saved it as PNG.  The PNG size is 40MB. What am I doing wrong?
> > Thanks, Conway
>
> we just had this discussion (for me the second time, and I still don't
> understand it fully, yet I try): it has to do with colour depth and
> other things, which are added to the files to make sure all data is
> kept intact. Basically, there is more info about the image or rather
> about each pixel stored in the files.
>
> I'm sure someone else can explain it more detailed.
>
> Cheers
> Martin
>
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