(January 2006) posted on Wed Jan 04, 2006
Includes support for 14 new cameras
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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
- 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