Re: tags/keywords between Adobe Lightroom and Digikam
Andrew Goodbody <ajg02@...
2012-01-02 18:00:20 GMT
OK, Gilles, but this does not explain why Jim cannot enable reading from
.xmp sidecar in his digikam, that option is greyed out for him.
On 02/01/12 12:36, Gilles Caulier wrote:
> Since 2.0.0, digiKam support import and export of Lightroom tags. This
> is done through metadata (from image or XMP sidecar)
> Code relevant is here :
> - reading :
> - writing :
> Note : LR tag from XMP is Xmp.lr.hierarchicalSubject
> Gilles Caulier
> 2012/1/2 jag59<jldeshpande@...>:
>> Jim Dory-2 wrote
>>> A few versions of Digikam back, I was doing a lot of tagging. I either
>>> had tiff images from scans, jpegs from cheaper cameras, then CR2 files
>>> from Canon that I converted to DNG before tagging. When I got
>>> Lightroom, again a few versions back, it seemed to read all my tags
>>> fine. In Lightroom I can search all those tags (keywords in LR) just
>>> fine. But now (don't know if it is because of changes in newer
>>> versions of one or both these fine programs) neither recognizes the
>>> tags/keywords of the other no matter the image format.
>>> So at some point I may decide to work with just one of these programs
>>> but would like to make sure if I tag in one, I wouldn't then have to
>>> redo it all should I choose the other program. So this question is for
>>> my convenience, but perhaps if someone can help it will help others
>>> too. I did look back several pages in archives but didn't stumble upon
>>> the answer.
>>> cheers, Jim
>>> Digikam-users mailing list
>>> Digikam-users <at>
>> This is not exactly an answer, but I would like to mention that---
>> Darktable is a Linux alternative for Lightroom. It is available only for
>> Linux. It uses sidecar .xmp, but yet I have not confirmed whether digiKam
>> reads properly the tags from darktable's sidecars. I am with DK 1.9 whereas
>> sidecar support in DK is in 2.x version, moreover I have read that it (the
>> sidecar support in DK) is going to be marked as 'experimental' presently.
>> Darktable developers are going to add 'area selection' tool shortly which
>> will improve it's functionality to a professional software.
>> Best luck.
>> Jagdeesh Deshpande.
>> Registered Linux user #492893
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