SilkyPix or Picasa for Lumix LX5 raw?

Started Mar 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
Jon_T Veteran Member • Posts: 3,527
Re: You can use Faststone but you MUST change settings!

Viking9 wrote:

You can use FastStone viewer to convert raw files but...

I would not. Been using FastStone Image Viewer for years namely for its namesake "Image Viewer" and its batch tools.

For a "free" app its image editing tools are "OK". But inferior to a photo imaging software like Photoshop Elements. FSIV (unlike Picasa and others) has no WB tool, and its "Adjust Colors" adjustments are the basics, to get the best overall all image color adjustment one needs to take the time to learn how to use the "Adjust Curves".

For a free app solution to convert/ PP RAW images RawTherapee be a FAR better option than FSIV.

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