In the end it all comes down to which works best for what you want to do with your images. I think of raw files as an old film negitive that hasn't been develpoed yet. Some of the most popular applications used to edit. Or , by adding an image over your photo, and customizing its transparency level, position and size. So I found it is cr2 format. This converter not only allows you to , or your image, but also to add image effects or adjust.
To do this with a Canon camera one selects the Monochrome picture style. But you must be willing to do post editing. I haven't used the Irfanview that Mike recommends. Then after all that if I'm planning on sending the pictures out I save them as jpegs. You can process entire shoots very rapidly because you don't have to deal with each image one-at-a-time. Others include products from Corel Paintshop Pro , DxO DxO Optics Pro , Phase one Capture One Pro , and On1 On1 Raw. Adobe Lightroom is easily the most popular image adjustment program on the market.
I've been using Photoshop since ver. Of course shooting with both will take up more space on the memory card. If you could please mention specifically which camera model you own as well as what software you are using to attempt to open the images then we can probably help you get your data back as well as get your camera back to saving images in the format you'd prefer. Thanks in advance for the help. How you can specifically do that is a little broad for a single question here without knowing exactly what application you are using to edit your images. It is not free but it isn't expensive. It will save your edits and let you make catalogs that are meaningful to you for later refference.
If your goal is simply a jpg, you should start in jpg and be done with it. Also, the tools don't actually apply the changes to the original image. Millions are completely happy with the jpg their Rebel provides. If your goal is simply a jpg, you should start in jpg and be done with it. It has some limited basic features.
You can open in Photoshop or Lightroom, etc and convert to different color depth and continue editing if you want, but you still will have lost significant picture data during the jpg conversion - you've gone to an 8-bit file and some image compression has also been done. I can see shooting the two formats simultaneously if, say, you're a wedding photographer and want to have a slideshow of the ceremony available at the reception. And, you must use post editing software. The best choice and my favorite, is Lightroom. It is a free file viewing program that works very well for basic photo editing.
It is not free but it isn't expensive. In such a case you obviously wouldn't have much time for editing. I personally prefer Canon's Digital Photo Professional for the precise color control it allows and the resulting color that one can get from Canon. Advanced users can do the same using in manual, automated or scheduled mode. I'm thinking we have a similar issue. It doesn't really matter whether the camera compresses the file or you do so in edit. There is Photoshop and it's little brother Photoshop Elements.
There is Photoshop and it's little brother Photoshop Elements. It has some limited basic features. The information you need to do either one is still in there. It has lot's of features that will do 90% of anything you will ever want. However, she soon realized this was impossible to do with any of the regular software she had for viewing photos. This jpeg preview image is also attached to the. It doesn't really matter whether the camera compresses the file or you do so in edit.
So you don't really have to choose between them. On the one hand, they are not supported by most regular image viewers. It also catalogs your photos, so later you can actually find what you are looking for. Also, why would this happen now after we've taken so many without an issue? Thanks for any help - Which model camera do you have?. Then just start the conversion and enjoy your images in no time! Some online converter can not revert actual image. You may be seeing the raw data as interpreted by the application's default rendering profile. They keep the original image and the adjustments separate and just auto-apply the adjustments to the on-screen image you see.