Apple releases Raw Compatibility Update 2.7 for Digital Cameras

Late last night Apple released the Digital Cameras Raw Compatibility Update 2.7. Mac Operating System Leopard and Snow Leopard now provide system level support for digital cameras’ RAW formats. The Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 2.7 introduces the ability to decode RAW files on a MAC.

The update is available through Software Update mechanisms of the newer versions of Mac OS X. The Photography blog describes the new Camera models supported by Apple OS X.

They state, ‘Newly supported models include the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, EOS 7D and PowerShot G11, and the Nikon D3s, D300s (pictured) and D3000. The update is available for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard), and affects Apple Aperture 2 as well as iPhoto ‘08 and ‘09. The update is available via Software Update in the Apple menu of Leopard / Snow Leopard.’


Check out the links below to find out which cameras’ RAW file formats are supported by the Mac Operating systems:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3825

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1475

Written for and published on the Amvona blog

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