Help getting started with RAW

Started Jan 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Alleg1 Contributing Member • Posts: 920
Re: Help getting started with RAW

AnandaSim wrote:

bjake wrote:

Faststone,a free editor has ability to download most raw files,also a pretty good and simple to use editor

Fastone is free, portable (can carry it around on a USB stick), speedy, useful. However, last time I looked at it, it read the embedded JPEG in the raw file, not the raw file itself for thumbnails. There may be a setting to force it to read the data from the raw file itself.

Competitor products with different behaviour (free) are Picasa, Windows Live Photo Gallery, irfanview, xnView.

Yes, it's a matter of selecting Settings from the main toolbar, then clicking on RAW which brings up a menu with relevant settings to show images full-size et

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