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ARW file support, Camera Calibration, Stitching

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I'm having a lot of trouble and wonder if someone can help.

I was surprised to learn that Affinity Photo does not support the Sony ARW RAW file format.  Does anyone know how I might convert an ARW file to one supported by Photo?

I have just purchased DataColor products to calibrate cameras, monitors and printer/paper combinations.  How can I get the resulting calibration presets into Photo?

I tried, with several different photo sets, to stitch them in Photo but had no success.  (I managed with other software.)  What's the secret?  Does one have to have a very large overlap?  Does it work with RAW files?

 

Sincerely,

 

Robin

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RAW file support depends on the specific camera model, not on the filetype extension. That is because even for cameras from the same manufacturer, the formatting of the camera sensor data & the associated file metadata are typically considerably different, model to model. 


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12 hours ago, RobinMcL said:

I was surprised to learn that Affinity Photo does not support the Sony ARW RAW file format.  Does anyone know how I might convert an ARW file to one supported by Photo?

You should specify for which Sony cam model and for AP which operating system version?

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I have just purchased DataColor products to calibrate cameras, monitors and printer/paper combinations.  How can I get the resulting calibration presets into Photo?

If your DataColor's software generates device specific ICC profiles here, you can setup/use those calibrated profiles as assigned input profile (images), output profile (printer driver) and as system monitor assigned profile.


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52 minutes ago, Glenar said:

I have a Sony a 7ii, and my arw files are accepted fine. 

I have a Sony A55 and my ARW files are also accepted. That covers most of the Sony Alpha range!


Windows 10, Affinity Photo 1.7 and Designer 1.7, (mainly Photo), now ex-Adobe CC

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