[Digikam-users] A modern auto-fix?

Carl McGrath cmcgrath5035 at comcast.net
Sat May 10 21:22:38 BST 2014

I am running 4.0.0-rc on openSUSE, LC does seem faster.
In System Monitor, when running LC,  I see Digikam using up to 30% of 
CPU, which on a quad-core means a bit more than one full core.

Is there any config that needs to be done/enabled, or does Digikam just 
take what it can get?


On 05/10/2014 02:31 PM, Gilles Caulier wrote:
> 2014-05-10 19:26 GMT+02:00 Carl McGrath <cmcgrath5035 at comcast.net>:
>> Paul
>> Experiment with the Local Contrast tool a bit - I find that using just Stage
>> 1, Power = 25 and Blur 80 gives a pleasing result, but you may have
>> different preferences.
>> Note that you can use the Batch Queue Manager to apply the LC tool to
>> several pictures at once.
>> I frequently find that a group of pictures taken under the same conditions,
>> e.g. a day at the park, are easily improved with Batch - Local Contrast.
>> I also will frequently run the Sharpen tool as well.
>> Not quite one-touch, but very powerful and relatively easy to use.
> Note : With next 4.0.0, LocalContrast and Sharpen tools support
> multi-core CPU. This divide computation time a lots.
> See all my patches in this bugzilla entry :
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=289204
> Best
> Gilles Caulier
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