FastRawViewer Version History

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FastRawViewer 1.7.4 Beta

FastRawViewer 1.7.4-beta is a rolling update, where we add minor changes (major changes are not expected in 1.7 versions) and necessary bugfixes.

At some point this will be released as FastRawViewer 1.7.4.

FastRawViewer 1.7.4 Beta

FastRawViewer 1.7.3 Release

FastRawViewer 1.7.3

Major changes

  • macOS: Universal binary, that is to say one installer for:
  • Mac/Intel with macOS 10.12 and newer
  • Mac/Apple Silicon with macOS 11.0 and newer.

Camera Support

  • Sony a1 (ILCE-1)
  • Fujifilm X-E4 and GFX 100S

FastRawViewer 1.8: Technology Preview

FastRawViewer 1.8 (the number is provisional, so as to differentiate it from other versions) doesn’t add any new user-oriented features.

In this version, we focused on the “internals,” specifically on the fundamental functions of the program: accelerating the display of RAW files (and other formats of course).

FastRawViewer 1.8. Technology Preview

FastRawViewer 1.7.2 Release

This is quick fix release that fixes two annoying bugs:

  • On macOS 10.12+ keyboard shortcuts may stop working after batch operation of moderate length (more than 5 files, but less than one second)
  • On Windows: FastRawViewer may crash while trying to open file that could not be opened (e.g. prohibited by permissions settings, or locked by another program).
FastRawViewer 1.7.2

FastRawViewer 1.7.1 Release

Camera support

  • Fujifilm X-S10
  • Leica SL2-S
  • Nikon Z6 II, Z7 II

Bugs fixes

Minor improvements

FastRawViewer 1.7.1

FastRawViewer 1.7 Release

In FastRawViewer 1.7 we added:

• Support for HEIC/HEIF File Formats

  (in 64-bit version of Windows, and in regular (not Legacy) version for macOS)

• XMP support for TIFF, PNG, HEIC/HEIF files

• New View Mode, "without Beautifications"

• Other/minor changes and bugfixes

FastRawViewer 1.7

FastRawViewer 1.7: New View Mode, "without Beautifications"

By default when displaying RAW FastRawViewer applies S-shaped tone curve and Adobe compatible' midtone correction.

With these (default) settings, the RAW display becomes more or less "as expected", correlating to the embedded JPEG and standard Adobe rendition (with all sliders in default positions) in both contrast and brightness.

In FastRawViewer 1.7 we've implemented a quick way to turn of both of these settings and switch between a flat, non-contrasty look, which corresponds to what the camera records into the RAW much more accurately, and a regular view.

FastRawViewer_1-7. Linear View Mode on/off

FastRawViewer 1.6.1 Release

This is a rolling update, Version 1.6.1, adding the following:

Support for the following cameras:

  • Canon EOS R5, R6
  • Leica M10-R
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-G100/G110, DC-S5
  • Sony A7S III, preliminary support for A7C

Support for lossy formats for previously-supported cameras:

  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
  • Fujifilm X-T4

New Settings and Improvements

FastRawViewer 1.6.1 Release candidate

FastRawViewer 1.6 Release

  • The added functionality in FastRawViewer Version 1.6 is centered on Special Folder Browsing Modes:
  • Subfolder browse mode
  • Filelist browse mode (Virtual folder mode)
  • Hotfolder mode
  • Slideshow mode

... and of course many other improvements.

FastRawViewer 1.6

FastRawViewer 1.5.7 Release

This is a quick fix release for a rare but annoying bugs:

  • FastRawViewer could crash while parsing metadata from some Sony ARW files.
  • FastRawViewer could freeze on some Mac computers

Also, preliminary support is added for Nikon D6 camera.

FastRawViewer 1.7

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