pef vs dng

John Francis johnf at panix.com
Tue Oct 6 22:12:32 EDT 2009


On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 10:04:43PM -0400, Fernando wrote:
> Well, it is not true for Capture One yet:
> http://www.phaseone.com/HOME/Content/Support/Article.aspx?articleid=2045&LanguageID=1
> 
> "Pentax: K7, K20D, K10D, K200D, K110D, K100D Super, K100D, *istDL2,
> *istDL, *istD, *istDS2, *istDS
> (Only PEF files supported)"
> 
> "Adobe: DNG (raw DNG support only). The DNG support is not optimized
> for specific cameras."

Of course it isn't.  Nor does it need to be - that's the point of DNG.

> >Of course you'll still be able to use today's tools to
> > convert PEF to DNG, ?but that means you need the tools (and somewhere
> > to run them) as well as the raw image files.
> I don't see any problem in that statement.

Apparently not.  But then, you're a geek.  Will your children be?
They (or their children) are the ones that might want to read old
image files.





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