Adobe supports latest Nikon SLRs; Canon next
Users of Nikon's D90, D700, P6000 cameras now can edit raw files in Adobe's software. Also: preliminary support for Canon's 50D, Rebel XS, and Sony's A900.
New beta software for Adobe Systems' Photoshop means those with Nikon's latest SLRs, theand , now can handle those cameras' raw files with the company's widely used image-editing software.
In addition, the software supports Adobe's Tom Hogarty in a blog post Wednesday., a high-end compact camera, and the Fuji Finepix IS Pro, said
The update includes unofficial, preliminary support for Canon's 50D, a mid-range SLR due to ship in October, , SLR due in November, the Olympus SP-565 UZ ultrazoom compact, and Sigma's large-sensor DP1 compact, Hogarty said.
In addition, Adobe released an accompanying version of its DNG Converter software, which changes the proprietary raw file formats from higher-end cameras into Adobe's relatively open Digital Negative (DNG) format. That means people have a bridge to get the new cameras' raw files into Lightroom, which doesn't yet support the new cameras.
No word yet on other higher-end cameras such asor .
The Camera Raw 4.6 update and DNG Converter is available from Adobe Labs' site.