> Dear Gimp community,
>
> I would like to inquire about the state of the EXIF support in Gimp,
> as
> per the title.
>
> It seems that Gimp 2.8.6 (Fedora 19) is ignoring the colorspace (Adobe
> RGB) that is written by my camera as per the EXIF 2.21 specifications
> (that is, setting the InteropIndex to 'R03' for Adobe RGB, see
> http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/TagNames/EXIF.html)
>
> It seems hard to find proper documentation (or even the 2.21
> specifications online), but some software (e.g. Geeqie) manage to
> parse
> the useful information very well (see
> https://gitorious.org/geeqie/geeqie/blobs/master/src/image.c#line288)
>
> Is there a workaround for this? It cripples the Adobe RGB workflow to
> a
> point I prefer sticking to sRGB for now, which is not ideal given that
> printers and monitors keep improving in gamut.
>
> Here are two test files:
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/176092/_DSF2455.JPG (Adobe RGB)
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/176092/DSCF2456.JPG (sRGB)



$ exiftool _DSF2455.JPG |grep color
Color Space                     : Uncalibrated

$ exiftool DSCF2456.JPG |grep sRGB
Color Space                     : sRGB
Interoperability Index          : R98 - DCF basic file (sRGB)



So my guess  is that your image does not contain that profile?


-- 
Owen

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