Adobe Updates DNG Converter
Includes support for 14 new cameras
Adobe has announced an update to its Digital Negative Specification (DNG) Converter. The DNG Converter will now give users additional preference settings for JPEG preview size, as well as the option to run DNG using a command-line interface.
The updated DNG Converter includes support for 14 new cameras added to the new Camera Raw 3.2 plug-in (see below), stores larger previews, and expands options for storing the original proprietary files within the translated DNG. The updated Converter is available as a free download.
In addition, Adobe has:
- Introduced the Camera Raw 3.2 plug-in, extending long-term archiving abilities to 14 new camera models. The plug-in now supports more than 80 cameras, Adobe reports, and is available as a free download.
- Announced that Ricoh Co.'s new GR digital camera will support DNG.
- Updated and expanded its worldwide Photographers Directory. Available via the Adobe Bridge feature in Adobe's Creative Suite2 and Photoshop CS2 as well as on Adobe's website, the Directory is a searchable database that includes links to photographers around the world. Adobe has teamed up with nearly 20 professional photography associations to assemble the Directory's roster.
- Announced that its Momentum in
Print 2006 Conference will be held January
22-24 at the San Francisco Marriott.
The event will comprise keynote
addresses, panel discussions, tutorials,
technical roundtables, workflow and
technology demonstrations, sponsor displays,
and more. Attendees will include
printers, Adobe vendor and development
partners, industry educators, and association
members. Registration fee: $495
($395 if registered prior to December