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  1. Hi, I shoot only RAW (DNG) with my Q, which I acquire a few weeks ago. I am using Photo Mechanic to sort my pictures before using Lightroom to process them. The reason is that PM is much faster for "ingesting" and previewing the pictures. Fast preview is made possible because PM uses the embedded JPEG preview from the DNG file. But when sorting the Q pictures, I had the bad surprise to discover that the quality of the JPEG previews was terrible : when zooming at 100% you definitively lose all the details that you could see in Lightroom. It is really a pain in the butt for sorting pictures, especially when you want to make sure that they are not out of focus or slightly blurry (I have trouble with pictures shot from 1/60 and under that speed with the Q). So I wrote to Camera Bits (PM editor) technical support, and here is their answer : The embedded JPEG in the Leica Q DNG image is very small, only 720×480 (compared to the 6000 × 4000 RAW file) so you definitely won’t get the same quality viewing that embedded JPEG. The one option is to use Adobe’s DNG converter to create a full-size JPEG preview which will give you the same quality as the DNG image. You can use the “Convert RAW TO DNG” option in the top Tools menu to create the full-size JPEG preview as long as you currently have a DNG Converter currently installed on your computer. Also, you will want to uncheck the “Output to Source Folder” option (if you use this tool) in order to avoid getting duplicates of all of your images. This will let you create a new folder of the files with the full-size previews and you can throw away the original folder (or keep it as a back up). I tried this tip : it does work. Ok, but that means I need to add an extra step to my workflow by converting all my DNG into... DNG so that they can include a full size embedded JPEG. How silly is that ? Of course, I can turn on an option in PM to preview direclty the DNG file instead of the JPEG, but then I can say goodbye to the speedy processing. Is there anybody else concerned by the same problem ? Thanks
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