[Digikam-users] How to stop "watermark" reducing the size of the pictures?

Jan Wolter jan.wolter at uni-paderborn.de
Thu Aug 28 08:52:21 BST 2014


I guess that your images are generally (independent from the added 
watermark) not saved with maximal quality. Check your settings under 
menu Settings -> Configure digiKam -> Saving Images.

Best regards,

On 08/28/2014 09:43 AM, cerp wrote:
> Dear all,
> We use the watermark function to add the copyright in the bottom right 
> corner of the pictures.
> The pictures are taken using in camera jpeg generation, which normally 
> has very high quality.
> When we watermark in digikam, it reduces the size of the jpeg file 
> from approximately 4Mb to 1.8Mb with a considerable loss of quality. 
> We have tried setting all the parameters we could think, but without 
> being able to stop this behavior. What I would like is the original 
> picture with the watermark saved at the same resolution without 
> additional compression  .... how do I achieve it?
> Thanks for your help.
> Regards
> Corrado & Rina
> r
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