GIMP 2.9.2 can open NEF files but unfortunately since the NEF format
is based on the TIFF format, GIMP ends up opening it as a tiff and
hence the thumbnail.
If you have dcraw in your path, then don't use autodetect, select NEF
from the format menu and then click on NEF.
On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 8:23 AM, Patrick Shanahan <ptilopt...@gmail.com> wrote:
> * cscj01 <for...@gimpusers.com> [01-17-16 03:22]:
>> If I open a NEF file directly in 2.9.2, the image opens at 100% and is about
>> size of a postage stamp. The Pull-Down below the file list Select File Type
>> contains Automatically Detected. It seems Gimp is opening the Thumbnail. On
>> the other hand, if I go to the pull-down Select File Type and choose .nef,
>> file opens properly. My guess here is that Automatically Detected is not
>> working. Or is this possibly a bug?
> "nef" is a proprietary format used by Nikon and maybe other I don't know,
> but gimp cannot read it. What you see the the thumbnail contained withing
> the closed format file. You need to use ufraw to open an pass the file to
> gimp. You didn't say what operating system you use, but instructions are
> easily found using google search.
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