A RAW file is an image of which the camera, the image data is not edited. The camera stores only the "raw" data. And then this image with a special program opened, edited and saved in a more common file format.
On this page we give an overview of free RAW converter software.
RawTherapee is a free RAW files to convert. The program uses dcraw, so it is suitable for all digital cameras that dcraw support. On the website of RawTherapee is a complete list of suitable cameras.
With the software, among other things, the following settings can be edited: exposure, contrast, brightness, color saturation, and white balance. In addition, operations be carried out, such as crop, rotate, noise reduction and sharpening. The edited photos can then be saved as JPEG, PNG, and TIFF.
RawTherapee has the following characteristics:
UFRaw is an open source program to the settings of RAW files to edit, images to edit and save in the desired format. UFRaw uses dcraw to photos to open. The program supports all digital cameras that use dcraw. On the UFRaw website is an overview of all camera models that are suitable to use.
UFRaw has the following characteristics:
LightZone is a free RAW editor for all major operating systems. The program has been around since 2005 as commercial software, but the owner Light Crafts in 2011, its doors closed. From 2012 LightZone again become available under an open source license.
This software is very extensive and not suitable for the novice photographer. When you are a professional photographer and want the most out of your RAW images would like to get you all of the possibilities that LightZone has to offer and certainly appreciate.
Once all the editing has executed the image as a JPEG exported. LightZone will always have the original RAW file is retained so you possibly different operations on the same image can run.
LightZone has the following characteristics:
Darktable is an open source RAW-editor. A regular installation file is only available for Linux. On the developer's site explains how to Mac users, this software also can use.
Darktable is also translated into Dutch.
Image files can this program be exported to:
Darktable has the following characteristics:
Photivo is a free RAW converter for RAW files from your digital camera to edit.
The program is only suitable for advanced users, and it has a powerful computer is needed to be able to run. The software is only suitable for the development of RAW files. For actual operations, you can use a program like GIMP to use.
Photivo has the following characteristics:
Download and install one of the versions programs RAW converter for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86).
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS 32, 64 bit: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, vesions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809