updated 08:35 am EDT, Thu October 20, 2005
Adobe DNG, CRP updates
Adobe today announced an update to its , which extends long-term archiving capabilities to 14 new camera models from leading manufacturers, bringing total support to over 80 cameras. With the new plug-in, users can preserve more metadata when saving files in the DNG format. The update also adds support for GPS metadata tags and "As Shot" white balance support for Nikon D2X, D2Hs and D50 camera users.
New cameras supported by Adobe Camera Raw 3.2 plug-in and DNG Converter include Konica Minolta ALPHA SWEET DIGITAL (Japan), Konica Minolta ALPHA-5 DIGITAL (China), Konica Minolta MAXXUM 5D (USA), Konica Minolta DYNAX 5D (Europe), Leaf Valeo 17, Leaf Aptus 22, Leica D-Lux 2, Nikon D2Hs, Nikon D70s, Nikon D50, Nikon Coolpix 8400, Nikon Coolpix 8800, Panasonic DMC-LX1, and Panasonic DMC-FZ3.
Both the Adobe DNG Converter and Adobe Camera Raw 3.2 plug-in require Mac OS X 10.2.4 or higher.
The updated Adobe DNG Converter is available today as a free download. The Adobe Camera Raw 3.2 plug-in also requires Photoshop CS, Photoshop CS2 or Photoshop Elements 4.0.