Adobe Camera Raw

Adobe Camera Raw 11.3

The camera raw converter functionality in Adobe Photoshop software provides fast and easy access to the raw image formats produced by many leading professional and mid-range digital cameras.

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The camera raw converter functionality in Adobe Photoshop software provides fast and easy access to the raw image formats produced by many leading professional and midrange digital cameras. By working with these "digital negatives," you can achieve the results you want with greater artistic control and flexibility while still maintaining the original raw files. Enter your state here The Adobe Camera Raw plug-in became the latest must-have tool for professional photographers when it was released in February 2003. This powerful plug-in has been frequently updated to support more cameras and include more features and is available as part of Adobe Photoshop CS6. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software is built upon the same powerful raw processing technology that is available in the Camera Raw plug-in.

The Camera Raw plug-in now also supports raw files in Digital Negative (DNG) format. Find out more about the benefits of DNG, a raw file format made available to the public by Adobe.

Instructions:

Windows

  1. Exit from your Adobe applications.
  2. Double-click the downloaded .exe to start the installer.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Restart your Adobe applications.

Mac OS

  1. Quit all Adobe applications.
  2. Double-click the .dmg file to unzip it.
  3. Double-click the resulting file to start the installer.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  5. Restart your Adobe applications.

Note:

What's New 11.2:

Enhance Details is introduced in Adobe Camera Raw 11.2. Powered by Adobe Sensei, Enhance Details produces crisp detail, improved color rendering, more accurate renditions of edges, and fewer artifacts. Enhance Details is especially useful for making large prints, where fine details are more visible. This feature applies to raw mosaic files from cameras with Bayer sensors (Canon, Nikon, Sony, and others) and Fujifilm X-Trans sensors.

Use Enhance Details

To apply Enhance Details to your photo, follow these steps:

  1. Open a supported image in Camera Raw.
  2. Click the () icon in the Filmstrip and select Enhance Details in the pop-up menu.
  3. The Enhance Details Preview dialog box provides you with a preview of the enhanced photo. You can click-and-hold the image preview to see the image without the feature applied. You can pan within the preview window or click in the main image canvas to change your preview region.
  4. Click Enhance to create an enhanced DNG version of your photo.

Bypass the Enhance Details dialog

You can skip the Enhance Details preview dialog box by holding down the Option (macOS)/Alt (Win) key when you select the Enhance Details pop-up menu option.

Batch mode

You can use the Enhance Details feature on multiple images. To do this, select multiple supported images and click the () icon in the Filmstrip and select Enhance Details. You cannot see the Enhance Details preview dialog box when you select multiple images for batch processing.

Supported image formats

Enhance Details is only applicable to Bayer and X-Trans mosaic raw files.

Unsupported file formats

Enhance Details does not apply to the following types of source images:

  • Non-raw files such as a JPEGs, TIFFs, and HEICs
  • Linear DNGs (including HDR and pano DNG images previously created inside Lightroom and Camera Raw)
  • DNG proxies and Smart Previews
  • Monochrome raw files (such as Leica M MONOCHROM)
  • Four-color cameras
  • Foveon sensor images
  • Fujifilm cameras with SR, EXR, or 2x4 mosaic sensors.
  • Canon S-RAW/M-RAW files
  • Nikon small raw files
  • Pentax Pixel Shift Resolution (PSR) files
  • Sony ARQ files

What's New 11.1:

Adobe Camera Raw rolls out new features, adds support for new cameras and lenses, and fixes several issues.

New cameras:

  • Parrot Anafi
  • Sony RX100 VA (DSC-RX100M5A)
  • Sony RX100 VI (DSC-RX100M6)

New lenses:

  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR
  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR + 1.4x
  • Anafi 23mm F2.4
  • SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO A018
  • SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM A018
  • Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS
  • Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS + 1.4X Teleconverter
  • Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS + 2X Teleconverter

What's New in Adobe Camera Raw 10.3:

Adobe Camera Raw 10.3 includes a new profiles feature and new Adobe Raw profiles. In addition, the release adds support for new cameras and lenses and fixes several issues.

Adobe Raw and creative profiles

  • Profiles allow you to control how colors and tonality are rendered in your images. The profiles are intended to serve as a starting point or foundation for making image edits.

For raw photos, you can choose one of the Adobe Raw profiles to get greater editing control with one-click profiles. These profiles are designed for color photos, monochromes, portraits, landscapes, and more.

For both raw and non-raw photos, you can create a unique style or effect in your photo by choosing any of the creative profiles grouped under Artistic, B&W, Modern, and Vintage.

Applying a profile on your photo doesn't change or overwrite the value of other edit control sliders. Therefore, you can make edits to your photos as you like and then choose to apply a profile on top of your edited image.

New cameras supported

  • Fujifilm X-A5
  • Fujifilm X-A20
  • Olympus PEN E-PL9
  • Panasonic LUMIX DC-GF10 (DC-GF90)
  • Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5s

New lens supported

  • Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM
  • Leica NOCTILUX-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH
  • Leica THAMBAR-M 90mm f/2.2
  • Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4
  • Rokinon SP 85mm f/1.2
  • Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS
  • TAMRON 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD A035
  • TAMRON 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD A035 x1.4
  • TAMRON 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD A035 x2.0
  • Zeiss Milvus 1.4/25 ZE
  • Zeiss Milvus 1.4/25 ZF.2

What's new in Adobe Camera Raw 10.0:

Quick selections with Color and Luminance Range Masking

  • Available only for Creative Cloud members. Using the new Color and Luminance Range Masking controls, you can quickly create a precise masking area on your photo for applying local adjustments. These new precision masking tools can detect changes in lighting and contrasting edges based off color and tone. You can make quick initial masking selections with Adjustment Brushes or Radial Filter/Graduated Filter. Then refine your selection with the range masks, located under Auto-Mask in the Adjustment Brush tool options.

Color Range Mask

  • After making an initial selection mask on your photo with Adjustment Brushes or Radial Filter/Graduated Filters, use Color Range Masking to refine the selection mask based on the colors sampled within the mask area.

Luminance Range Mask

  • After making an initial selection mask on your photo with Adjustment Brushes or Radial Filter/Graduated Filters, use Luminance Range Masking to refine the mask area based on the luminance range of the selection.

Complete list of supported cameras can be found here.

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