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Opened 7 months ago

Closed 7 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#59508 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Cannot bypass image reprocessing for specific images => media library breaks HDR JPGs

Reported by: gregbenz's profile gregbenz Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


While there are hacks to stop the WP media library from reprocessing images, there is no straight-forward way to disable it for specific (individual) downloads.

As HDR JPG gain maps are broken by image processing in the library (, having the ability for the library to keep the image exactly as submitted is important when sharing HDR JPG gain maps. This would be a very valuable workaround until support is added in WP or ImageMagick (

More on gain maps:

Change History (2)

#1 @gregbenz
7 months ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

choosing "full" bypasses reprocessing and the gain map survives. Sorry I missed that. The outstanding request for ImageMagick support is ideal to allow thumbs, etc - but this workaround is already covered.

#2 @swissspidy
3 months ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
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