SFW: Seattle FilmWorks (mangled JPEG files)

 

 

Instead of either (1) using an existing, non-proprietary format, or (2) creating their own proprietary image format, Seattle FilmWorks chose to take an existing, non-proprietary format and mangle it to confuse most software.

 

Unfortunately, their PhotoWorks software is not useful enough to many of their users, who have begged for SFW file support to be added to ThumbsPlus. With some leads provided by Ed Hamrick (of VuePrint fame) and some additional tinkering and hacking, I was able to add support for these files.