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Questions concerning software running under Microsoft Windows, a popular family of operating systems.

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Downloading from camera to computer running Window XP

Is there a way to use my Canon EOS RP's wireless function to download images to a computer running Windows XP? Canon's Image Transfer Utility works only on Windows 7 and later, but maybe there's a way ...
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Epson v850 scanner driver compatibility with modern operating systems?

From Epson's page for the v850 Scanner, it states under the "General" section that the list of supported operating systems are: Windows® 8 – 8.1 Windows 7 Windows Vista® Windows XP® Windows ...
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Windows 10 v1909 Loads Laptop Monitor's ICC Profile For External Monitor

I have a brand new Sager NP6855 Windows 10 Pro v1909 laptop with an Intel i7-9750H CPU that has integrated Intel UHD 630 Graphics. An external Viewsoinic 1920 x 1080 monitor is connected via HDMI to ...
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Is there a software to automatically crop a scan of multiple images? ( Windows 10 ) [duplicate]

I want to digitize my old family albums using a scanner and there are lots of photos in them. Thus far, my method has been to scan 4 images at a time and then manually cropping them in a simple editor ...
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Why does Windows Photo App show a "bad" version of a .RAF photo before it "pops" into a much better version?

I'm shooting with a Fujifilm X-E2 with an XF35mmF2 "R WR" lens by Fujifilm, in .RAF format. When I open a photo in Windows Photo, it looks pretty terrible, with washed out colors and terrible ...
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How do I tell my new Windows 10 PC to import images via SD card or card reader when I insert a card?

I upgraded to a new Windows 10 PC recently, but now I can't figure out how to import pictures from my SD card. On my old PC, an AutoPlay window popped up as soon as a card was inserted into the ...
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Converting XPComments from Windows Photo Viewer to any other photo viewer comments or description

I currently use Windows Photo Viewer to look at photos and I have typed comments into the XP Comments field in the Details tab in Properties. I would like to utilize a different photo tool, like ...
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How to sort photos by time, while ignoring date?

I'm an ecologist working with trail camera data. I have about 1 million images taken over a period of several months from multiple cameras that I need to sort through for pictures of animals, but ...
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Strange behaviour in darktable - image inconsistent

I am using darktable 2.6 on Windows 10. This problem started recently. After importing a raw image, when I change anything (exposure, contrast, etc), the preview temporarily resembles the jpg photo. ...
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Is tethering possible with the Nikon Coolpix P520?

1. Summary I can't find, is it possible PC live view for Nikon Coolpix P520. 2. Details I try to scan books, use this device. It would be nice to have feature, that user can to see on PC monitor, ...
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Windows 10 says "driver missing" for Canon EOS 550D

I have recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. The camera (Canon EOS 550D) worked fine beforehand and I can still access it nicely on the same computer when booting into Linux. Thus, the ...
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Can I change Lightroom keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10?

I have changed my keyboard to a 60%, wireless mechanical and the '\' key has been moved and now requires a combination of keys to be held (ctrl + alt + #). This obviously impacts my ability to switch ...
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How to remove orientation attribute from the photo without touching other exif-data?

Removing exif-data via Windows file properties does not allow to delete only orientation attribute and removing all exif data removes GPS position also. Is there any way to remove only the ...
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Why can't I open Nikon NEF files after reinstalling Windows?

After a PC crash (Win 7 64-bit) and Windows reinstallation, none of my Nikon NEF files or Word docs will open. I can view all NEF file info (date, file size, etc.). I'm not that IT savvy. Why can't I ...
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Win10's Explorer does not show thumbnails for PSD files from Photoshop CC 2016

When I save PSD files in Photoshop CC 2016 on a computer running Windows 10, I do not get to see thumbnails of images in the File Explorer, but instead the Photoshop logo is displayed in place of PSD ...
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Finding photos taken in class

I'm trying to organize my photographs by day of week and time of day taken. For example, if I have a math class from 10:00AM-12:00PM every Monday and Wednesday, I want to move photos taken in that ...
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How can I remove shake from images like this one?

Sometimes I have images where the shake motion is not linear but it can be guessed from lights and similar point-like details. I am aware that this photo is low quality, it's simply the latest one I ...
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is there a catalogue in lightroom of all photos that can be used for migration?

so i am preparing to move my home desktop from a windwos PC to a linux distro, and the only thing holding me up is about a thousand photos i have yet to edit i have in lightroom. so, just as the title ...
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How to make Lightroom fully utilize CPU when building standard previews?

When adding photos to a catalog Lightroom 6 goes through it's usual building of standard previews. As Adobe designed this process to run in the background leaving you with enough resources to work at ...
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How to set up correct color profile in Windows?

My question is how to set up color management at all levels? There are five levels that I know of. Correct me if anything of this is wrong. The monitor LEDs. It should be calibrated at the factory ...
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Adobe RGB monitor outside photoshop

I have a new monitor (DELL UP2716D) and can operate it in the Adobe RGB color space. If I understood it right, it will allow me to see a wider range of colors since the Adobe RGB color space is ...
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How do I find a Lightroom catalog, from an image

Nope. This question isn't so much about finding an image within a Lightroom catalog, it's about finding the catalog an image belongs to. I have an image. I know what the master image is called, and ...
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Why can't I install the software for my G9X on my Windows 8.1 machine?

Just received my lovely silver G9x and it's a thrill to behold. I have configured it to wirelessly send photos to both my phone and to Google Drive. That works like a purring charm. But I have ...
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How do I rotate a lot of digital photos by 180 degrees in one operation?

I have several thousand images taken with a GoPro that are upside-down. I'm looking for a way, an app really, that can flip them all, 180 degrees, in one operation. I have looked at every option in ...
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How did Lightroom automatically find location of files after moving to a different partition?

I moved my photos and Lightroom catalog files to a different partition on my hard drive and then opened Lightroom expecting to have point Lightroom to the new location of the image files and catalog. ...
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Can I get my GoPro 4 to appear as a drive device in Windows 10?

My older GoPro 2 would appear as if it were just a "regular" external drive when plugged in via USB. However, my new GoPro 4 Silver appears as a "GoPro MTP Client Disk Volume" instead. This causes me ...
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How do I install raw drivers for my Panasonic LX100 on Windows 10?

I can't seem to find RW2 codec support for my Panasonic LX100 for Windows 10 anywhere. Or, rather, everywhere I can find drivers that might work don't seem to support Windows 10. Has anyone found a ...
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What is the correct workflow for Nik collection (with free tools only)

Google has recently released for free the Nik collection. I downloaded it, and noticed that it does not work directly with raw files. However it seems to work with tiff files. I am thinking that I ...
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How to rapidly select image subsets from a large collection?

I have several thousand images in a folder on my windows machine. I want to browse through them all and select for printing a subset of these - I reckon around 20% or about 400. Selecting means ...
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Can the Nik Collection be used without Photoshop or Lightroom?

So the Nik Collection is now available to download free of charge from Google. But can it be used standalone, ie without buying Photoshop or Lightroom? I know they are usually described as 'plugins' ...
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How can I browse photos with a temporary grayscale filter?

I have lots of color photos (RAW and JPEG), and want to see which ones would look good in grayscale, without having to explicitly convert all the photos. Is there any software that provides this ...
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Can I upload a .CRW file from my Nikon camera?

I just spent a day shooting photos with a friend. The friend refused to use my Nikon and used her Canon instead. The files are .CRW and I have a Nikon D5300. When I open the card on Windows Explorer, ...
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Is there software to integrate photos stored in different cloud solutions with my local collection?

I'm looking for a photo management solution for windows or linux which is capable of managing my local collection and integrate the photos wich are stored on different cloud services (picasaweb/google,...
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Checking images for corruptions [duplicate]

Is there a tool that can be used for batch checking images for corruptions such as these (in this case, occured due to error while moving file),
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Why can't I see images from my Fujifilm X E2 on Windows 10?

After upgrading to Windows 10, I can no longer see photos from my X-E2 camera. The camera is detected and Windows Explorer even tells me the amount of free space in the camera SD card. But when I ...
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Why can't I see photos from my Nikon camera after upgrading to Windows 10?

I had recently upgraded to windows 10 and now Windows and Lightroom don't "see" the photos on my D5100. I am able to transfer them to the PC through viewNX but this is not a pleasant solution. When I ...
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Is there a tool to compare image EXIF data across folders, so I can eliminate duplicates?

Is there a tool that can take two folders of images files and give comparison (duplicates info) based on images' EXIF data, instead of comparing file size or file dates (which tend to be unreliable ...
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Geotagging a series of photos from a kmz file

I am looking for a fast and easy way of processing a kmz file (containing many kml's in one folder) to cross-reference the timestamp with that of a series and photos and fill in the missing geotag ...
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A batch file for sorting images into folders by shooting date

What would be the easiest way to sort a lot of images that are currently residing in one directory into subdirectories each named after the date of the shooting of the image? Is there a utility or a ...
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Why do the thumbnails for grayscale images show up in color in Windows Explorer?

I have some images from a Nikon SLR that I have converted to grayscale, however the thumbnails in Windows Explorer are in color. Is the thumbnail information stored in the file header, or is the color ...
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Lightroom text/attributes not showing in Windows Explorer

I'm trying to switch from Picasa to Lightroom on the recommendation of a number of people. However, one major thing I haven't been able to figure out - in Lightroom (v6), whenever I add info like ...
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Color profile from calibration affects Windows' Preview

I recently bought an X-Rite i1 Display Pro that I used to calibrate my notebook. I had some problems with the calibration, but it turned out that my settings were not perfect and in the end I managed ...
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Batch change CMYK JPG into YCbCr JPG?

I recently got a bunch of JPG photos but all are looking very strange colour wise – almost like colour negatives! My photo viewing program is saying they are all CMYK format but other ones ...
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How can I geotag images with location data in a CSV file?

I have a few folders of .JPG images that I need to geo-tag. I don't have a .GPX file or anything else that will let me use my usual tools (Geosetter or Photo Mechanic) to geotag the images, but I do ...
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Windows Canon Raw Codec

Is there a codec to view thumbnails for Canon CR2 files in windows explorer. I have install the microsoft camera codec pack and looked on the Canon website here: http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/...
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How do I reset Ufraw to default settings in Windows?

The first time I played around with Ufraw / Gimp on my Windows machine, I hit "save" in Ufraw. Now, it opens every new photo with the odd warm settings I was playing with. How do I reset Ufraw to ...
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Best program to batch compress JPGs with minimal loss?

My photo catalog is getting bigger and bigger. It's mainly my fault because in my noob years I used to export all JPGs with a 100% quality, point at which files can reach the 10mb mark or even more. I ...
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Can I output from Lightroom with zero padded numbered names for use in contact cards?

I use lightroom to export photos as it enabled you to use a sequential number, it looks like this: Flower-1.jpg The problem is that it doesn't seem to allow any preceding zeros so when I export them ...
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Can't set Sony image ratings via windows explorer

I'm having issues changing metadata for photos from 1 camera. When I load photos from my camera (Nikon D7000) I can use the details bar at the bottom of windows explorer to add tags, change star ...
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Postprocessing ColorSpace: Windows System with two graphics cards (Quadro and GTX) one AdobeRGB the other sRGB color space

I couldn't find any satisfying answer to this question. I plan to build a postprocessing PC which has a Quadro K4000 and a GTX680 graphic card installed. I plan to buy two monitors which are: NEC ...
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