Apple releases raw image profile update

Apple released an update to its raw image compatibility profiles, adding support for the raw format from a number of new camera models. The update lets you manage raw images shot by newer cameras in Aperture 3 and iPhoto '09. The update is available for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6.

Apple released an update to its raw image compatibility profiles, adding support for the raw format from a number of new camera models. The update lets you manage raw images shot by newer cameras in Aperture 3 and iPhoto '09. The update is available for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6.

The specific cameras that Apple added to the compatibility list are:

  1. Canon PowerShot SX1 IS
  2. Olympus E-PL1
  3. Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
  4. Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10
  5. Samsung NX10
  6. Sony Alpha DSLR-A390
  7. Sony Alpha NEX-3
  8. Sony Alpha NEX-5

In addition to this update, which is available for download at on Apple Support Web page, Apple has released and updated a few knowledgebase articles regarding the update.

Mac OS X v10.5: Digital camera raw formats supported

Mac OS X v10.6: Supported digital camera raw formats

Aperture 3: Discussion about differences in exposure levels with Aperture 3 raw decoding



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