Call for DNG support from camera manufacturers Locked

Started Nov 8, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Barry Pearson
Barry Pearson Veteran Member • Posts: 8,723
Re: who's gonna handle the raws?

cityphotographer wrote:

I'd rather count on canon or nikon for the raw support in the long
run, given the fact that adobe has the tendency of selling a new
software when a major model is about to hit the market

DNG avoids the need to upgrade software in that way. For example, here is a page about using DNG to avoid upgrading from Photoshop CS (or CS2, etc) when new cameras are launched:

It is the changes to raw formats when Canon and Nikon (and others) launch new cameras that requires new software - all raw converters (even their own) need upgrades, whether paid for or not. DNG doesn't need to change like that.

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