[Digikam-users] Best practice for storing and tagging movies

jdd jdd at dodin.org
Tue Dec 1 11:40:29 GMT 2015

Le 01/12/2015 11:44, Simon Cropper a écrit :
> On 01/12/15 21:00, jdd wrote:

>> video management is very different from photo management. All what
>> Digikam can do is read videos eventually. I don't think he would have
>> to do anything else.
> I don't see how it differs. Author, time taken, tags. I would not expect
> digikam to import any data from the video just save any user created
> metadata to an associated XMP file. Just like what people do when they
> create a JPG of the video and associate the image with that video.

we can edit a photo in digikam, but almost no video source is usable as 
is, it *needs* editing (at least cut bad parts) end encoding

> What's wrong with just saving the database data (e.g. tags) to the file
> in an image format rather than a video format. I agree that there is
> currently no standard but who cares as long as the data can be exported
> and imported.

tagging is a hard work, if one can't reuse it everywhere, it's useless


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