New Microsoft Camera Codec Pack Released

Nikon D800

Microsoft has released a new camera codec pack that will allow RAW files for supported cameras to be viewable in Windows Explorer and other software that’s based on Windows Imaging Codecs.

Loads of new and old cameras are supported, including the latest models like the Canon 5D mark III and Nikon D800.  More details on Microsoft’s website.

Apple Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.13

Apple Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.13

Apple has a released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.13, which adds RAW file support to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11 for the following cameras:

Download the update from Apple’s website.

Canon DPP Software Update Due in April for 5D Mark III “Soft Image” Fix

Canon 5D Mark III

Canon Japan has issued a statement acknowledging a problem with the Canon Digital Photo Professional software when used to convert 5D Mark III RAW files.  When using DPP 3.11.10, 5D Mark III images can appear soft.  Canon says it will update the software for a mid-April release, which should provide a solution to this problem.

[Canon Japan via Digital Picture]