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iPad Raw Processing?

Discussion in 'Image Processing' started by chrism_scotland, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. chrism_scotland

    chrism_scotland Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 1, 2011
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Hi folks,

    Just received a new iPad last night and ideally want to start using it to help with image processing, is there any software that will allow me to work on Olympus RAW files on the iPad?

    I've downloaded Snapseed but it seems to just show jpegs.....
  2. ptolemyx

    ptolemyx Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 19, 2012
    Vancouver, BC
    On a recent trip to London I used the iPad camera connection kit and the app "Photo Toaster" to process ORF files direct from the SD card & upload them to Flickr.

    I was amazed that it handled the raw files, and that it wasn't astoundingly slow to use... this was an iPad 1, btw.

    Definitely worth checking out.
  3. Grinch

    Grinch Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 9, 2011
    I've been using PIRAWHNA for over a year now to do quick raw processing on my iPad. Works very well for working on the fly.
  4. Uwharrie

    Uwharrie Mu-43 Veteran

    May 10, 2012
    North Carolina
    Lynne Ezzell
    What do you use to download images to the iPad?
  5. chrism_scotland

    chrism_scotland Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 1, 2011
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Thanks folks will take a look.
    I purchased an iPad camera connection kit from Amazon, not the Apple but but about £6 so a lot cheaper and works fine!

    Might give one of these Eye Fi cards a try though

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9900 using Tapatalk
  6. dre_tech

    dre_tech Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 31, 2012
    I only shoot RAW, but the iPad is able to open those (probably just the embedded preview) in the standard Photos app.

    Can't help you with a real RAW processor on the iPad.

    I use the iPad Camera Connection Kit for the SD card.
  7. strang

    strang Mu-43 Veteran

    May 7, 2012
    iPhoto for iOS does RAW processing but very limited compared to Aperture or Lightroom.

    I'd say it's comparable to the iPhoto for OS X. Which is alright in terms of cropping, exposure adjustments, adding a filter, etc. But forget about lens corrections, etc.
  8. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    Given the limitations of the (very convenient) platform, I've found Snapseed the best of the apps for in-the-field raw processing.
  9. smartwombat

    smartwombat Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 16, 2012
    I'm considering PhotoSmith because of its integration with Lightroom.
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