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What RAW format does this camera use for recording still images?

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This camera uses the .ARW 2.3 RAW format for recording still images. The supplied Image Data Converter software can be used to read these files.


  • Third-party software such as Adobe® Photoshop® CS4, CS5, CS6 and CC software can also be used to read the .ARW 2.3 RAW format. Make sure you have the latest plug-in to ensure compatibility.
  • As of this writing, the camera RAW 8.2 plug-in is available for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. DNG Converter 8.2 is available for versions of Photoshop that are older than Photoshop CS6.