Solved

Proper export .ARW file to .JPG

Posted on 2015-02-12
9
114 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-19
By proper, I mean, with proper colors, without huge, wrong, illegat  violet or green dominating  in pictures.
0
Comment
Question by:Nusrat Nuriyev
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Tom Beck
ID: 40607030
Major camera manufacturers each use a proprietary file format for their RAW image setting on their cameras. They always provide a proprietary piece of software with every new camera so RAW images can be viewed and exported. The .ARW file extension suggests that the files were created on a Sony camera. Try Sony's website for conversion software.

This could work.

http://www.sony-mea.com/support/download/520263
0
 

Author Comment

by:Nusrat Nuriyev
ID: 40608975
Is there options for Linux?
0
 
LVL 38

Assisted Solution

by:Tom Beck
Tom Beck earned 500 total points
ID: 40609645
I have no clue. Haven't touched Linux in a dozen years. At least one person had success installing Image Data Converter on Linux.

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/28688967

...in 2008!

Is this conversion something you need to do on a regular basis or is it a one and done?
0
Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

 

Author Comment

by:Nusrat Nuriyev
ID: 40620311
Well , such situation appers after each time I shot with my camera and copy that to computer.
So you may imagine the importance of the task.
0
 
LVL 38

Assisted Solution

by:Tom Beck
Tom Beck earned 500 total points
ID: 40620415
...and it's important to you that all of your photographs are shot in RAW mode on the camera? Are you a professional photographer?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Nusrat Nuriyev
ID: 40620424
Ok
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Tom Beck
ID: 40620425
"Ok" is the answer to two questions?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Nusrat Nuriyev
ID: 40620429
I understand what did you mean :)
Probably, there is no loss in quality if I switch back to JPEG.
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Tom Beck earned 500 total points
ID: 40620446
The reality is, there is always some loss of quality with JPEG compression. But unless you are a pro photographer and/or need to enlarge your photographs to poster size, your camera's highest resolution JPEG setting will be more than adequate. I never take my camera off of medium fine mode and I often need to shoot for paying jobs.
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Recently, an awarded photographer, Selina De Maeyer (http://www.selinademaeyer.com/), completed a photo shoot of a beautiful event (http://www.sintjacobantwerpen.be/verslag-en-fotoreportage-van-de-sacramentsprocessie-door-antwerpen#thumbnails) in An…
Microsoft Office Picture Manager was included in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, but not in Office 2013. Users had hopes that it would be in Office 2016/Office 365, but it is not. Fortunately, the same zero-cost technique that works to install it with …
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user what gradient filters are and how to use them. When you have a photo and some part of the photo is either over exposed or under exposed, you use a gradient filter to help mask the need to touch up th…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to make his/her own presets while editing so it is easier to edit there photos. Create a preset you like and copy that setting then save it in to your presets folder.

806 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question