[Digikam-users] Can digiKam write to Canon cr2 files?

Karl Günter Wünsch kgw at mineralien-verkauf.de
Tue Aug 27 13:47:12 BST 2013

On 27/08/13 15:36, Gilles Caulier wrote:
> 2013/8/27 Karl Günter Wünsch <kgw at mineralien-verkauf.de>:
>> On 27/08/13 13:33, Gilles Caulier wrote:
>>> Considerate XMP sidecar as the best universal alternative. Sure it's
>>> add new file in your collection, but size are negligible compared to
>>> image data.
>> Consider XMP sidecar files as the only viable way of storing meta data
>> as writing to the RAW file or even the JPEG will create an backup
>> nightmare as instead of needing to backup one small file you then would
>> have to backup the full large image file!
> Why it's a mess to backup image files + sidecar files at the same time
> ? both are stored in collection at the same place and use the same
> file name prefix..
Nope, you read my comment wrong. It's a backup nightmare if the program
were to write to the RAW or JPEG file, the XMP sidecar is the only
viable solution that doesn't screw up the backup solution!

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