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Camera Raw 8.8 (and DNG converter) update - now with EM5 II support !

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Sootchucker, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. Sootchucker

    Sootchucker Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 9, 2012
    United Kingdom
    Just a quick heads up as I hadn't seen this posted. Adobe have launched an update to Camera Raw and the DNG converter (but no Lightroom) today.

    Camera Raw updates to version 8.8 for Photoshop CS6 and CC and enables raw support for the following new cameras (the Olympus OMD EM5 II is at last supported). DNG converter also updated.


    New Camera Support in Camera Raw 8.8
    • Casio EX-ZR3500
    • Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i, Kiss X8i) (*)
    • Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s, Kiss 8000D) (*)
    • Fujifilm X-A2
    • Fujifilm XQ2
    • Hasselblad Stellar II
    • Nikon D5500
    • Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
    • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7
    • Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (DMC-TZ70, DMC-TZ71)
    No mention yet on Lightroom 5 update fuelling the speculation that Adobe is imminently ready to launch Lightroom 6 (any day now).

    Just thought it might be of use.
  2. Does it do the Mk2 40 MP RAW?
  3. rftblr

    rftblr New to Mu-43

    Mar 18, 2015
    wijang, it's actually a 64 Megapixel raw file, and yes Camera Raw 8.8 can handle it.

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  4. sprocket87

    sprocket87 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 29, 2011
    Nice! I've just been switching the EXIF data to E-M5 for my Mark II files but glad to see the update.

    Silkypix added it too, in case anyone uses that.
  5. dpswbab

    dpswbab Mu-43 Veteran

    May 30, 2014

    Thanks for the 'heads-up'. I just installed the update and it seems to work fine. I really appreciate this because generating TIFs with Oly Viewer is a bit of a pain.
  6. SpecFoto

    SpecFoto Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 28, 2012
    So Cal
    Works fine with CS6 and Bridge on Mac, thanks Adobe for updating CS6! Now I just need for Apple to do a system wide CR update including the E-M5II, so Aperture sees the raw files.
  7. rftblr

    rftblr New to Mu-43

    Mar 18, 2015
    Dear Fellow E-M5 II enthusiasts:

    A warning with respect to the HiRes support of ACR 8.8. Although
    it will read the 64 Megapixel .ORF files, it seems that it does not
    correctly interpret them.

    More info in the following message at dpreview:

  8. RJNear

    RJNear Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Jun 5, 2011
    Upstate NY
    R.J. Near
    Has anyone heard when we will see the new release of Lightroom that will support the E-M5 II raw files without need to convert to DGN?
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