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10-30-2013, 12:15 PM   #1

pef raw for cs3

Would anyone know what I need to do to be able to open my 20d photos in raw? I had to erase my harddrive and reinstall everything. When I open my cs3 photoshop, it says can't complete your request as it is the wrong kind of document. I can open the jpeg pics in there but not the raw. I remember I had to download something years ago, but I can't remember what it was. HELP!! Thanks for any advice. ...Nancy
I am using windows 7

10-30-2013, 12:27 PM   #2
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Have you installed Camera RAW?
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In the long run you may be better served by future software if you convert to DNG files . . .
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I assume this worked before? If so, make sure you have all of the updates applied to CS3.

Some (older) information about this here:

I agree you might be better moving to DNG going forward, but that won't help you with current files. With Lightroom you can convert them on import, but not sure how CS3 handles that.

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You need Camera Raw 4.41 or higher (up to 4.6) for K20D support.

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