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FastRawViewer 1.5.5 Release

Camera Support:

  • Canon EOS M200
  • Leica M10 Monochrom, SL2
  • Nikon Z50, D780, P950
  • Olympus E-PL10
  • Panasonic S1H
  • Sony A9-II

New Features and Settings as well as Various Improvements

FastRawViewer 1.5.5

Monochrome2DNG 1.2 Release

We're proud to announce Monochrome2DNG version 1.2:

  • We have moved to Qt 5.12 (aside from Mac/Legacy versions).
  • LibRaw has been updated.
  • Support for non-RGB previews embedded in input files.
  • Drag and drop support on Mac has been improved
  • Bug fixes and completions
Monochrome2DNG 1.2. Release Candidate

PixelShift2DNG Released

We're proud to announce PixelShift2DNG Release Version.

We've decided to keep PixelShift2DNG as a FREE application

Supported cameras:

  • Pentax: K1 / K1-II / K3-II;
  • Sony: a7R III / a7R IV
PIxelShift2DNG. Version 1.0.0

FastRawViewer 1.5.4 Release

Camera support:

  • Canon EOS M6 Mark II, EOS 90D
  • Fujifilm X-A7
  • GoPro HERO5, HERO6, HERO7, Fusion
  • Leica C-Lux
  • Olympus E-M5 Mark III
  • Sony ILCE-6100, ILCE-6600.
  • Better support for Nikon Coolscan NEF files
  • Preliminary support: Canon EOS M200

New Minor Features and Bug Fixes

FastRawViewer 1.5.4

Monochrome2DNG version 1.1.3

Monochrome2DNG application is updated to version 1.1:

  • Added the ability to change tags indicating the camera vendor.
  • The settings dialog is divided into three separate parts (tabs).
  • The installation image for Mac is verified through Apple Notary service, this is necessary for compatibility with macOS 10.15
Monochrome2DNG 1.1

FastRawViewer 1.5.3 Release

FastRawViewer 1.5.3

Camera support:

  • Canon G7X Mark III, G5X Mark II
  • Fujifilm GFX100
  • Sony RX0-II, A7R-IV, RX100-VII

New Features and Bug Fixes

DPRSplit Beta 0.8.4: Now with Initial Support for Canon CR3 Format

In this versions of DPRSplit we've added initial support for Canon CR3 format (Canon EOS R):

  • It has only been tested on a very limited sample set;
  • EXIF/Makernotes data records are not transferred to output DNGs (CR3 files store metadata differently, in a way that is not directly mappable to DNG files).
DPRSplit Beta 0.8.4

The Unbearable Lightness of Mystic "Exposure" Triangle

We should begin by saying that the point of all of this is not just to criticize one of the most repeated photographic myths out there – that's just a tool, because an incorrect understanding of the way that exposure and ISO work, as well as their roles during the shooting process, leads to a falloff in the quality of shots that photographers get.

So our goal is to show how, by rejecting this myth, you (the now-enlightened user) will be able to more fully utilize the capabilities that your camera has, as well as to improve the quality of your photographs.

Barnum Quote vs Exposure Triangle

FastRawViewer 1.5.2: force Adobe tools to render tones accurately

FastRawViewer 1.5.2

What is new:

New settings to support Highly Linear Mode

Support for a new Panasonic format:

  • Panasonic S1, S1R

Camera support (besides S1/S1R)

  • Olympus TG-6
  • Panasonic FZ1000-II
  • Adobe compatibility data for Canon EOS 250D, Panasonic DC-G90/91/95/99

Red Flowers Photography: Now It is Easy to See the Real Picture

Some time ago, we published a couple of articles ("Red Flowers Photography: Real Problems or Deceptive Previews?" and "Forcing a Raw Converter to Render Tones Accurately") demonstrating a multi-step procedure that allows one to prevent Adobe raw converters from showing false highlight clipping.

Now, with the settings that allow one to cancel the baseline exposure compensation and support Highly Linear Mode that are being introduced in FastRawViewer 1.5.2, this process has become much more automated.

FastRawViewer. Grid View. Red Flowers

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