[digiKam-users] Preview or Fullscreen mode exits automatically after about 30 seconds

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 03:25:33 GMT 2021

Le mer. 1 déc. 2021 à 20:52, Erich Korn <brief at ekmain.de> a écrit :

> Hello,
> I use digiKam Version 7.3.0 (Build date: 13.07.21 08:50) on my Mac Version
> Mojave (10.14.6).
> I find that digiKAM is really a great software, but one thing bothers me
> extremely. When I’m in the Thumbnail view and make a double click on one
> thumbnail, then I’m in the Preview function. Then I start to enter a
> describing text (Captions) and after about 30 seconds the preview function
> exits automatically and throws me out of my text. This is really annoying
> and I can’t find a setting to avoid this. I can’t believe that this is
> intentional. The same is in the full screen mode - this also exits after
> about 30 seconds. What is wrong here?
> Another thing is the speed of HEIC photos. On my system (Mac Mini with 4
> processors and 16GB memory) it takes about 5 seconds to display a HEIC
> photo  (ca. 4 MB) in preview or fullscreen mode, whereas a JPG photo takes
> max. 1 second. Outside of digiKam the time to display a HEIC photo is
> normal (1 second). Is there a way to accelerate this?

About HEIC delay to decompress the images, look this entry in bugzilla :



Gilles Caulier
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