[Digikam-users] How to Rotate Image?

Johannes Schwall johannes.schwall at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 16:39:08 GMT 2013

Am 25.02.2013 17:37, schrieb jdd:
> Le 25/02/2013 16:04, Johannes Schwall a écrit :
>> I've got a similar (?) issue with a lot of images from an old camera:
>> They appear to be turned 90 degrees (to the left or the right, that
>> varies) which is no surprise as the old camera probably never wrote
>> the orientation information.
> As far as I know, this is an old bug that deasapeared around digikam 2.6

I'm using 3.0 ...

> there is also an option to change the exif tag when rotating, but this
> orientation is still a nightmare, because you can also have the tag kept
> and digikam orienting the image on the fly, so you don't even know it
> was differently oriented
> in fact nobody should ever have to touch this tag, but not all software
> do the job right

Unfortunately, but that's how it will always be. I've given up the hope 
for perfect and bug-free software a long time ago ...

Johannes Schwall, Münster

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