[Digikam-users] Working with CIELab TIFFs?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Fri May 16 08:25:43 BST 2014

There is already a report in bugzilla about this topic.

The only way to support non RBG color space with tiff is to process
LAB=>RGB conversion in your case. It's already done for some others
color spaces, but not yet with LAB...

Look here for details :


Gilles Caulier

2014-05-16 8:38 GMT+02:00  <torsten.crass at ebiology.de>:
> Gilles,
>> yes it is. digiKam store image color data ad ARGB. It don't know LAB
>> color space.
> thanks for that explanation.
> Any plans to implement Lab support in the (near or not-so-near) future?
> Might prove useful -- I've read several tutorial which suggest that many
> color and brightness correction tasks would benefit from working in Lab
> colorspace since it completely separates brightness from chromaticity
> information.
> Regards --
> Torsten
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