[Digikam-users] Working with CIELab TIFFs?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu May 15 22:00:16 BST 2014

2014-05-15 21:59 GMT+02:00  <torsten.crass at ebiology.de>:
> Hi everyone,
> just tried to open a TIFF which is in CIELab in DigiKam, but I got an error
> message
> "digikam(30199)/digikam (core) Digikam::TIFFLoader::load: Can not handle
> image without RGB color-space:  8"
> I wonder in how far digikam is Lab-capable at all? I mean, I can choose a
> generic Lab identity profile as working color space, but after opening an
> image and converting it to Lab, I haven't seen any UI elements which would
> look like Lab controls rather than RGB. So it seems that with Lab being
> defined as working color space, digikam still converts images to some
> RGB-based color space prior to letting the user apply any operation, right?

yes it is. digiKam store image color data ad ARGB. It don't know LAB
color space.

Gilles Caulier

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