LUMIX G70 RAW Converter for Mac (G70: G7 in Germany)

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by JoFT, Aug 31, 2015.

  1. JoFT

    JoFT Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2014
    Who has experience with the G7 and Aperture? Does it work?

    Who has the G70 and RAW can be processed with Aperture?

    I do like my Lumix G70 in terms of Handling etc. I process my photos in the Mac - and my main application is Aperture the central tool for everything: RAW-Development, Upload to my website (, structuring to intelligent albums, Photobooks etc.

    To use RAW files in Aperture is essential for me. The G7 was included in Apple´s Camera RAW update 6.05. But the German G70 not. I contacted Panasonic in Germany and there answer was pretty harsh:

    Bezug nehmend auf Ihre Anfrage teilen wir Ihnen mit, dass Sie die
    RAW-Bilder an einem Computer mit Windows Betriebssystem mit der im
    Lieferumfang befindlichen Software SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.3 SE
    bearbeiten können.

    Die Bearbeitung mit Fremdsoftware können wir Ihnen jedoch nicht
    Sorry: it´s in German it says: You can use Silkypix on the PC - anything else is your problem.. I find this answer pretty upsetting!
  2. JoFT

    JoFT Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2014
    It is nice If you can find the solution yourself... It is pretty simple: take an EXIF-Editing tool like "EXIF EDITOR" from the Mac Appstore, change the Camera name from G70 to G7 - and everything is fine...
  3. Wasabi Bob

    Wasabi Bob Mu-43 All-Pro

    Had someone translate it for me. Basically, they can't guarantee the end result when you use other software. We can't expect a manufacturer to support third party independent software. Wasn't Aperture dropped and Apple suggested using LR? I might be wrong, I'm a Windows user.
  4. loskexos

    loskexos Mu-43 Rookie

    Mar 11, 2013
    DxO as 3rd party software supports G70 since this month.
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