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Adobe releases Camera Raw 8.2 and Lightroom 5.2

By dpreview staff on Sep 17, 2013 at 15:12 GMT

Adobe has released Camera Raw 8.2 and Lightroom 5.2, as final versions of updates that were originally posted as 'release candidates'. ACR 8.2 is designed to work with Photoshop CC but, as promised, is also compatible with Photoshop CS6. Both updates bring support for 16 additional cameras, including the Canon EOS 70D, Fujifilm X-M1, and Sony RX100 II, along with new lens profiles and bug fixes.  For users of older Photoshop versions, Adobe DNG Converter 8.2 is also now available.


To install Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe recommends using the update mechanisms in Photoshop CS6 or CC

The full list of new cameras supported by these versions is as follows:

  • Canon EOS 70D
  • Canon PowerShot G16
  • Canon PowerShot S120 (preliminary)
  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR800
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS22EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix S205EXR
  • Fujifilm X-M1
  • Leica C (Typ 112)
  • Olympus E-M1 (preliminary)
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72
  • Pentax Q7
  • Pentax K-50
  • Pentax K-500
  • Sony DSC-RX100 II
  • Sony A3000 (ILCE-3000)
  • Sony NEX-5T
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Total comments: 70
hotdog321
By hotdog321 (7 months ago)

I finally got my standalone CS6 to update to the new ACR 8.2. I had to download and run the CC Adobe Application Manager, which took quite a while, hit update, and it is all good.

I haven't been able to get my laptop's CS6 to update properly for ages. I think it must be a bottleneck with CC vs. my "old" standalone CS6.

Hope this helps anyone with the same headache.

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (7 months ago)

On a Windows 7 64 bit machine, running PhotoShop CS6 I had no trouble whatsoever getting ACR to update from 8.1 to 8.3 from within the PhotoShop “check for updates” pulldown menu.

I repeated this process on a C drive clone, again no trouble at all.

No part of Adobe CC is running on my Windows laptop.

Just saying my experience differed.

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (7 months ago)

Oops ACR8.1-8.2.

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dbur
By dbur (7 months ago)

So I have Photoshop CC and LR 5.2. Both claim to be up to date.

When I edit in PS CC from LR I get a message that I need to update to ACR8.2 in PS help update. But of course when I update there is no new update avail.

I downloaded ACR8.2 via direct link and tried to install manually but it says 'not applicable' to any of my products.

What's going on?

I tried to post on adobe forums but lately I can seldom log in. The login just says unknown error try again later, or just reloads a blank page forever.

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LensBeginner
By LensBeginner (7 months ago)

Did you install Bridge?
You have to have Bridge installed, to the best of my knowledge, in order to update Camera Raw.
By the way, this is 500Mb of wasted disk space if your workflow only includes LR+PS (=you're a photographer and not a graphic designer)

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Im Kirk
By Im Kirk (7 months ago)

Need the direct download links to ACR 8.2 for CS6 and CC, Windows version. Links below do not work. There is no 'space" to remove

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i4s
By i4s (7 months ago)

Just tested the links below. All of them are working perfectly. Just copy+ paste the text into the url bar of your browser.

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michaelbs
By michaelbs (7 months ago)

Thanks mate. :-)

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i4s
By i4s (7 months ago)

In case if someone needs them for offline install: ACR 8.2 links:
CS6
http://swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/mac/PhotoshopCameraRaw7-7.0/8.2.67/setup.dmg
http://swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/win/PhotoshopCameraRaw7-7.0/8.2.67/setup.zip

CC
http://swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/mac/PhotoshopCameraRaw8-8.0/8.2.67/setup.dmg
http://swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/win/PhotoshopCameraRaw8-8.0/8.2.67/setup.zip

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AliAchouri
By AliAchouri (7 months ago)

thx

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Sam Carriere
By Sam Carriere (7 months ago)

Let's enjoy and appreciate the update. It is only a matter of time before Adobe wants to ding Lightroom users on a monthly basis. I am grateful, however, that we seem to be getting lots of time to shop around for an alternative to Lightroom -- and there are quite a few possibilities.

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michaelbs
By michaelbs (7 months ago)

Can anyone provide a manual Adobe Camera Raw 8.2 Download link, please?

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (7 months ago)

Someone used to post the direct download links for Photoshop CS 6, the latest Elements, and LR here.

But my experience was that the download (an Adobe webpage) worked, but then wouldn’t install because the download inaccurately detected my PhotoShop licence as fraudulent–this happened more than once. But then my PhotoShop CS6 had no problem getting the update from within PS’s update feature.

You can try the links posted a few comments above.

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Robert F. Tobler
By Robert F. Tobler (7 months ago)

Support for Sigma Merrill cameras (SD1M, DP1M, DP2M, and DP3M) is still missing.

Shame on Adobe...

(Sigma is said to have given all necessary information to Adobe many many months ago).

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HowaboutRAW
By HowaboutRAW (7 months ago)

I'm all for Adobe supporting those Sigma cameras, but at least Adobe does support some Sigma Foveon cameras--not enough I know.

Capture One doesn't extract any Sigma Foveon files.

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naththo
By naththo (7 months ago)

Please remember if you are on creative cloud with Adobe and you are member of that with payment per month use that automatic software update.

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dave_bass5
By dave_bass5 (7 months ago)

Still got bugs in the publish module. Can't see any difference between this version and the RC version, other than new camera support.

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GodSpeaks
By GodSpeaks (7 months ago)

Found it...

http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=106&platform=Windows

Why does Adobe now make it so hard to find update links?

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GodSpeaks
By GodSpeaks (7 months ago)

Nope, that is just DNG, even though Adobe says ACR and DNG.

Adobe has become a major PITA.

Hey Adobe, my graphics computers are NOT connected to the internet... EVER.

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Keith Reeder
By Keith Reeder (7 months ago)

"Hey Adobe, my graphics computers are NOT connected to the internet... EVER."

Not Adobe's problem...

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

what ?
My Lightroom 5.0 displayed a pop-up with a Download button as soon as I launched it yesterday.

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hotdog321
By hotdog321 (7 months ago)

Could someone please post a direct link to download ACR 8.2 for Windows CS6? It updated fine on my desktop but I can't get my laptop CS6 to update. I tried the Adobe site but I can't find a usable link.

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Benarm
By Benarm (7 months ago)

LR 5.2 Release Notes with features and bug fixes:

http://blogs.adobe.com/lightroomjournal/

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theoschela
By theoschela (7 months ago)

or this link from Kost's Blog to view enhancements and bug fixes:

http://lightroom-blog.com/2013/09/17/lightroom-5-2-and-camera-raw-8-2-available/

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blurredvision
By blurredvision (7 months ago)

D7100 tether support added, yay!!

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Khizer
By Khizer (7 months ago)

I downloaded the trial version of LR from www.adobe.com but was unable to subsequently purchase it. Apparently from Dubai you cannot buy online, or so it seems. Can anyone who has successfully purchased LR guide me how to go about? Thanks.

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Mark Songhurst
By Mark Songhurst (7 months ago)

Same nonsense here in Turkey. I brought it from the UK store using a Turkish bank VISA card. You get charged the UK VAT.
Alternatively, try Capture One. If you buy it outside the EU there is no VAT added!

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MadManAce
By MadManAce (7 months ago)

http://swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/win/PhotoshopCameraRaw7-7.0/8.2.67/setup.zip ???

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GodSpeaks
By GodSpeaks (7 months ago)

Not working... 404 Not Found Error

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GodSpeaks
By GodSpeaks (7 months ago)

Got it. Remove the space and ??? at the end of that link, and it works.

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danrot
By danrot (7 months ago)

does it INSTALL 8.2 ?

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MadManAce
By MadManAce (7 months ago)

Sorry, I added the ??? because I a downloaded it but had not tested it because I was on my way out. Yes, this is ACR for CS6.

http://swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/win/PhotoshopCameraRaw7-7.0/8.2.67/setup.zip

No space or ??? added to the end.

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LensBeginner
By LensBeginner (7 months ago)

swupdl.adobe.com/updates/oobe/aam20/win/PhotoshopCameraRaw8-8.0/8.2.67/setup.zip ?
Think it's the CC / Win version.

Comment edited 10 seconds after posting
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theoschela
By theoschela (7 months ago)

anyone find the 5.2 Final's bug fix list?

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theoschela
By theoschela (7 months ago)

posted:

http://lightroom-blog.com/2013/09/17/lightroom-5-2-and-camera-raw-8-2-available/

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Takahashi
By Takahashi (7 months ago)

"The bug with exports less that 1/3 size has been fixed. Major joy."

LR5 is now on my buy-list. :) That bug made it a major no-no before now.

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Bright Angel
By Bright Angel (7 months ago)

Could someone please post direct download link to ACR 8.2 (Windows).
Or post a web page link to where I can find this and future updates.

Thank you.

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chikstarws
By chikstarws (7 months ago)

Please - Need link for ACR 8.2

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Jim Evidon
By Jim Evidon (7 months ago)

I'm not sure LR5.2 is ready for prime time. Not only does my LR5 say it's up to date, but four attempts to download the 5.2 update on DPReview resulted in stalling somewhere between 1/2 way and 3/4 way. I even went directly to Adobe's website and tried again. No luck. I know it is not the iMac because I download updates all the time. Has anyone else tried to download this "upgrade"?

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theoschela
By theoschela (7 months ago)

worked for me, Win 8, 64 bit, about 2 hrs before your posting

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Freestyler
By Freestyler (7 months ago)

Mine installed ok, but I cannot get the Nvidia card to work with Lightroom 5.2, it works with Photoshop CC and Bridge CC, but it will only use Intel and not the Nvidia card on my Nvidia Optimus based laptop. I just give up with Nvidia and Adobe seriously.

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Michael Switzer
By Michael Switzer (7 months ago)

No problem. The whole process took no longer than 5 minutes. Newish iMac.

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nekrosoft13
By nekrosoft13 (7 months ago)

Powershot s120?

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

We still don't like you, Adobe.

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

speak for yourself ;-)

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Pastynator
By Pastynator (7 months ago)

Sorry but with likes of his post compared to yours i had to giggle. Your post reminded me of the monty python scene "Yes we're all individuals!.... I'm not"

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

apart from the fact that those 14 "likes" represent a whopping 0,000002% of Dpreview's monthly unique visitors (7 milion according to wikipedia), it was already 13 when I posted my comment.
And since "We" looks like somebody is speaking on behalf of all the members of dpreview, I had to correct that statement.
Since there are at least 2 of us (Keith Reeder and me) that do not hate Adobe ;)

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

Hate? Who said hate? I don't like what they've become but I don't hate them. They're venturing out in a way demanded by their shareholders, but that doesn't mean they aren't being greedy and embracing a pricing structure that allows them to profit while removing motivation to innovate. If it works, it works. I hope it doesn't.
I don't like onions. I hate spiders. I thought that might put my words in context.

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

..and you do realize Adobe targets a totally different market with Lightroom - amateur and pro photographers - not graphical designers as is the case with Photoshop.
There's no cloud subscription necessary for us.

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

Yet. No cloud subscription necessary yet. I know it isn't necessarily the most pertinent piece of information, but the name "Photoshop" does imply certain things about its function. Also, before Lightroom the tool of choice for photographers was Photoshop. I've used Lightroom and I'm just not a huge fan. It is cheaper, but not as powerful. I would use it gladly if I had chosen to rather than feeling forced to because Adobe had taken a product they felt was so unique it could forego even the illusion of attempting to compete and improve. They feel they have addicts and can now jack up the price and/or set their own terms. Well, they can do both of those things and more power to them. And I can tell them where to stick it. Ah, the wonders of capitalism.

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

Photoshop has been used by photographers historically only because there were no other suitable "darkroom" alternatives.
Seriously - a BITMAP EDITOR for adjusting photos ???
That's like slicing a tomato for breakfast using a surgical laser scalpel.
Photographers who use Photoshop for general processing of their pictures are utilizing 5-10% of Photoshop's features.
Habit had become second nature.

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

Then Adobe should thank their lucky stars a large group of people were not demading nearly as much from their updates and subsidized development for those using something closer to 100% of its abilities. As it stands, after years of working with Photoshop people have invested in learning the systems, plugins, actions, etc. that they now can only use if they keep their current version that will no longer be upgraded, and ACR is an important upgrade for many. Oh well, I hope they sink along with the artists that think Photoshop is for graphical designers rather than photographers.

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

That group of yours is really not that large.
And you're lying to yourself when you say you can not use CS6 once you buy a new camera.
You can get the free DNG convertor and use your old copy of Photoshop just like before.
But it's easier to blame Adobe for everything, I guess.

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

Who said I own CS6? It's easier to assume I have no idea what I'm talking about I guess. I was probably going to upgrade to CS7, but CS6 didn't having anything that I wanted or needed. Now to keep ACR updated I have to buy CS6 and I'm afraid Adobe has already alienated me too much to care and I certainly don't trust them to continue their support for ACR on CS6...their word is meaningless. And I'd love to add a useless step like converting to DNG before editing but I'd rather find a company that wants my business. Enjoy Adobe products all you want. I'm not trying to convince you not to value their CC strategy. Why must I value it? I'm not invalidating your decision and telling you to pirate a copy of CC, so kindly stop advising me on blatantly obvious solutions to a problem that you don't agree even exists. I've used Lightroom and don't care for it. I'm familiar with Photoshop and was willing to pay for it. Adobe responded with their new scheme because of backlash. I'm not alone.

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

You are right - I see no problem with Adobe dropping support for old versions of their products. You buy version X, and it has the same features throughout it's whole life. If you want additional feature (like support for new cameras), you'll have to pay for them, and that's perfectly normal.
And Photoshop is so much more than just ACR... The only people who have issues with unsupported cameras in ACR are those, who never needed Photoshop in the first place.

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

6, CS, CS3, CS5. I did pay. I paid extra because I wanted the power and interface of Photoshop, which I used. Adobe has gone from a loyal customer to losing my business. That's perfectly fine with me and them. Your perspective is the only useful one, so I'll stop having an opinion that differs from yours now. Thousands of previous posts in other articles might tell you something about the numbers of people who have a problem with the new scheme for various reasons though.

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wlad
By wlad (7 months ago)

If the possibility to open new RAW files is more important to you than all of the other Photoshop features, what does that tell you ?

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howardroark
By howardroark (7 months ago)

It tells me that you can't read.
"6, CS, CS3, CS5. I did pay. I paid extra because I wanted the power and interface of Photoshop, which I used. Adobe has gone from a loyal customer to losing my business. That's perfectly fine with me and them. Your perspective is the only useful one, so I'll stop having an opinion that differs from yours now. Thousands of previous posts in other articles might tell you something about the numbers of people who have a problem with the new scheme for various reasons though." ACR support was only one issue.

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Gasoline
By Gasoline (7 months ago)

How do you force 5.1 to update? When I check for updates it's telling me I'm up to date. Too new?

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AshMills
By AshMills (7 months ago)

I wonder why the CS6 version is half the size download of the CC version?

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Don Boethel
By Don Boethel (7 months ago)

I guess that need extra space for the "Cloud"

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graybalanced
By graybalanced (7 months ago)

I don't know if this is the reason for ACR, but with other applications the download is twice the size if it contains both 32-bit and 64-bit code. If 32-bit has been dropped in this version it may contain just 64-bit code and be half the size.

Again, that's just my conjecture.

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Keith Reeder
By Keith Reeder (7 months ago)

"We still don't like you, Adobe."

YOU are not "we".

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JordanAT
By JordanAT (7 months ago)

So that means PS/LR CC edition for $9.99 is also available? The original PS/CC press release said that it would be released with LR 5.2.

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cas3
By cas3 (7 months ago)

They do have it available on their website. Its in the special offers menu in the "Buy" menu.

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D Sharp
By D Sharp (7 months ago)

yes, and they have put the UK price up even before its gone on sale. The press release said £7.14 + VAT (which would be £8.58) but they now advertise the price as £9.75. That is no way to win over customers

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MikeChambers
By MikeChambers (7 months ago)

Yes. You can find info on the program here:

http://www.adobe.com/go/photographyoffer?sdid=KIHZP

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Mollysnoot2
By Mollysnoot2 (7 months ago)

D Sharp, I agree: the FAQs still state £7.14 + VAT, and the homepage of Adobe's UK site states that it costs £8.78 (which is basically £7.14 + VAT (Irish VAT is 23%, not 20% as in the UK - Adobe UK is based in Ireland)). But clicking on the link under the £8.78 headline brings you to the CC page where it states, as you point out, that it will cost £9.75! Maybe someone's messed up here, but far from a good start...

Edit: looks like someone did mess up - see here: http://forums.adobe.com/message/5690835#5690835

So the price is still as they stated, £8.78 per month with VAT.

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AshMills
By AshMills (7 months ago)

Im guessing it has "bug" fixes rather than "big" fixes- which would have made it actually work as fast as it should.

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Andy Westlake
By Andy Westlake (7 months ago)

Good point, well made... big typo fixed.

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