[digiKam-users] Organizing Photos Located By Facial Recognition
jikamens at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 15:01:55 BST 2022
This is a gross thing for MS to do.
Someone ought to stick it to MS for doing proprietary garbage like this
by writing a tool which reads the contents of the SQLite database and
writes the face tags into photos if they aren't already there.
On 7/28/22 5:26 PM, José Oliver-Didier wrote:
> The drawback with using the current version of Microsoft Photos is
> that it does not read/write the face region metadata back to the file
> as Windows Photo Gallery did (using the MS People XMP Schema) and
> Picasa (Experimental MWG Face Region XMP Schema). Digikam supports
> reading/writing both (MS People/MWG Face Regions).
> Microsoft Photos face detection/recognition is pretty good, the
> drawback again is all the effort you put into grouping the faces is
> kept in a local sqlite database.
> - J Oliver
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2022 at 5:13 PM Marc Palaus <marcpalaus at hotmail.com>
> I think digikam cannot group faces that you have not previously
> identified. You have to first manually identify a few faces for
> each person and then run the face detection again.
> In the past I used Picasa for the first face recognition (has the
> feature you ask for), but beware that it does not detect existing
> keywords/faces, so these would be overwritten, potentially losing
> On Jul 25, 2022 16:43, Tony Schwartz <InelUnit at outlook.com> wrote:
> Microsoft Photos does an ok job at grouping faces together
> that it perceives are the same. It just lacks the flexibility
> and other options DIGI has.
> Right now I am sorting through a 2 TB hard drive and having
> Digikam pull out all the faces. I bet at the end I will have
> over 2,000 photos. Out of that 900 will be ones I care about.
> Is there a way to ask digicam to sort the photos like
> Microsoft photo does? Or with Digi I must simply tag them?
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