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Managing Image Files

Open the Manage Image Files dialog to define the image files for displaying logos in the camera. You can upload image files to the camera and store them in its permanent storage. Alternatively, the camera can automatically download an image file from a website (using the URL address).

The camera can display the following image file formats:


If you plan to display portions of the graphic transparently, it is recommended to use an indexed bitmap file with 256 colors or a PNG graphic with alpha channel and transparency.

Once you have loaded the desired image files in your camera or made available via URL, these images can be displayed as logo or watermark in the camera image. Open the Logo Profiles dialog.

Upload Image File


  • The Manage Image Files dialog displays the size and the remaining space for all user graphics in the Stored User Images section. Hence, a user graphic that is to be loaded into the camera cannot be larger than the free storage space shown in kByte in the totals line behind Free and in the explanation text for Image File. If user graphics have been saved, the free space is reduced accordingly.

  • User graphics should have a color depth of no more than 8 bits.

  • In order to create an indexed bitmap graphic with transparent areas it may help to fill the transparent images areas with a color that is not used in the rest of the image.

  • For a free-of-charge tool for creating and editing graphic files in the formats mentioned above under Windows, Unix, Linux and Mac OS X environments, go to Apart from several conversion possibilities, Gimp also allows you to find the index for the color that you want to display transparently.

  • To display the content of a .tar file, you can use e.g. WinZip, StuffIt or PowerArchiver.

View system images

The camera software already contains some image files. In order to view these system images, select a name. Click on Display to display the image in a separate preview window.

Stored User Images

This list contains the image files you have stored in the camera's permanent storage.

Displayed Information

The name, size and format for every image file are displayed in this list.

PNG images with alpha channel are marked in the Transparency by an alpha entry, for 256 color bitmaps, an additional selection field is displayed where you can set the color you would like to display transparently.

To configure transparency for bitmap images:
  • Select the index of the color you would like to set to transparent.

  • Click on the Set button.

The last line of this section displays information on the amount of storage space that the image files are using. Also, the remaining storage capacity for user data is displayed.

Download Image Files


This section is only available if you already have stored at least one image file in the camera's permanent storage.

You can store one or several image files as an archive file (.tar) on your local computer. In order to select several files, keep the Ctrl key pressed and select the desired files with your mouse.

You can either keep such an archive for backup purposes or upload it to other cameras.

Images Loaded From URL

The camera can be configured to download images from a website (URL) once after it has been rebooted or in predefined intervals. These files are saved in temporary storage and will thus only be available until the camera is rebooted.

After you have clicked on the Set button, the camera tries to load the configured images. You can display the current status of each image that has not been set to Inactive by clicking on this icon: Camera Information For this purpose, the transfer log file is displayed in a separate window. If successful, a link is displayed in the status window, which you can use to open a preview window with the image as is stored on the camera.

Memorizzazione della configurazione

Fare clic sul pulsante Imposta per attivare le impostazioni e salvarle fino al prossimo riavvio della videocamera.

Fare clic sul pulsante Default per caricare i valori di default di questa finestra di dialogo (opzione non presente in tutte le finestre di dialogo).

Fare clic sul pulsante Ripristina per annullare le modifiche piĆ¹ recenti che non sono state memorizzate in modo permanente nella videocamera.

Fare clic sul pulsante Chiudi per chiudere la finestra di dialogo. Durante la chiusura della finestra di dialogo il sistema verifica eventuali modifiche nella configurazione. Se le rileva chiede di memorizzare in modo permanente l'intera configurazione.

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