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User currently offlineJavibi From Spain, joined Oct 2004, 1371 posts, RR: 41
Posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2989 times:

I am changing from JPEG to RAW these days, and I wish to know what program would you recommend as a photo viewer compatible with Canon .CR2 format. (I use PS CS for editing)

Thanks a lot

j


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User currently offlineChris78cpr From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2822 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2973 times:

Try Ifranview, it might work, it opens most file formats!

http://www.irfanview.com/

Chris



5D2/7D/1D2(soon to be a 1Dx) 17-40L/24-105L/70-200F2.8L/100-400L/24F1.4LII/50F1.2L/85F1.2LII
User currently offlineAirplanepics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2739 posts, RR: 40
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2962 times:

I am changing from JPEG to RAW these days, and I wish to know what program would you recommend as a photo viewer compatible with Canon .CR2 format. (I use PS CS for editing)

If you use Photoshop CS already, use the built in RAW viewer and editor, I can't find one that's better anywhere!

Simon Nicholls



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User currently offlineChris78cpr From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2822 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2955 times:

I have heard CS is a pain when you want to cycle quickly thru files checking them for sharpness etc.

I can't afford CS right now so i dont know.

Chris



5D2/7D/1D2(soon to be a 1Dx) 17-40L/24-105L/70-200F2.8L/100-400L/24F1.4LII/50F1.2L/85F1.2LII
User currently offlineAirplanepics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2739 posts, RR: 40
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2952 times:

I have heard CS is a pain when you want to cycle quickly thru files checking them for sharpness etc.

Ive never had a problem, other examples included BreezeBrowser ect.



Simon - London-Aviation.com
User currently offlineWoody001 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 529 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2929 times:

Within the PhotoShop CS optioons page there is an option to view previews full quality or something similar (I've not got CS at work to check) if this is checked then it will take longer to bring up the preview image.

Breezebrowser is far quicker at running through shots to delete bad images.

Ian.



If I could just get the afterburner working...
User currently offlineChrisH From Sweden, joined Jul 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2926 times:

yeah breezebrowser is good for quick browsing


what seems to be the officer, problem?
User currently offlineIL76 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2004, 2239 posts, RR: 48
Reply 7, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2926 times:

I just the browser in PS CS. You get thumbnails and a bigger preview. If you want to see it full size, you just open it in the RAW converter and go for 100%size. It's not that slow...
Eduard


User currently offlineMygind66 From Spain, joined May 2004, 1058 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2903 times:

Eduard..

Probably you have a good processor but if you just want to check fast a set of pics Breezebrowser is the best. Acdsee is good as well but slower when Raw files are seen.

Enrique


User currently offlineWietse From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 3809 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2897 times:

Definately. Breezebrowser is by far the fastest for browsing the images to look at sharpness etc. You can easily copy the image to a different directory if the are approved by you.


Wietse de Graaf
User currently offlineErwin972 From Netherlands, joined May 2004, 500 posts, RR: 44
Reply 10, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2825 times:



http://viewraw.photosapien.com/



Kind regards,
Erwin



My gear: Nikon, Sony, Red, Sachtler etc.
User currently offlineChrisM001 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 72 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2809 times:

I use Breezebrowser, a great tool for quickly reviewing RAW images before you spend time copying and editting them.

User currently offlineMygind66 From Spain, joined May 2004, 1058 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2783 times:

...

Erwin..

Thanks for the program..Looks pretty nice but I'm afraid is only for nikonians. It doesn't work with Canon RAW files..

Enrique


User currently offlineJavibi From Spain, joined Oct 2004, 1371 posts, RR: 41
Reply 13, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2691 times:

Thanks a lot to everybody for your help.

j



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