Adobe Release Candidates ACR 5.5, DNG Converter 5.5 Available for Download

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Adobe has released the Adobe Camera Raw 5.5 plug-in and DNG Converter 5.5 Release Candidates. Both are available immediately for download at The update extends raw file support to four of the latest popular camera model releases, including the Nikon D300s, Nikon D3000, Olympus E-P1 and Panasonic DMC-FZ35.

In addition, the Camera Raw 5.5 Release Candidate also includes a correction to the demosaic algorithms in the raw conversion process for Bayer sensor cameras with unequal green response.

Adobe is providing these updates as release candidates to benefit from additional feedback from the community before publishing a final version on

The Photoshop Camera Raw 5.5 Release Candidate is available as a free download for existing customers of Photoshop CS4. The DNG Converter 5.5 Release Candidate is available as a free download for anyone with an internet connection.

[Site: Adobe Labs]

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.