Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.05

Aperture 3

Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW 4.05, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11:

The update specifically provides supports for Fuji’s X-Trans CMOS sensor, which is present in all of the above cameras.

You can download the update from Apple’s website.

Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 Now Available; Adds Support for 25 New Cameras

Lightroom 4

Adobe has released final versions of Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4, which are now available on Adobe.com.

Part of the update includes improved demosaic algorithm for better raw file support on cameras with X-Trans sensors – the X-Pro1, X100S, X-E1 and X20.

Additionally, Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 offer RAW support for the following cameras: [Read more...]

Fuji X100s and X20 Coming on January 7 at CES 2013?

Fuji Press Conference

Fujifilm has a press conference scheduled for January 7, 2013 (next Monday) just prior to CES 2013. Photo Rumors is reporting that the Fuji X100s and X20 will be announced that day and will both be similar to the X100 and X10, respectively.

The Fuji X100s should contain the same leaf shutter as found in the X100, which is great news. The X100s should also offer focus peaking as an additional feature to aid in manual focusing.

I’ll have more on this from CES 2013 (hopefully live).