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Canon RAW Codec for Vista release

Canon RAW Codec for Vista release

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Canon has released their RAW codec for Windows Vista.  To download it:

  • Visit http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=DownloadIndexAct
  • Category = “EOS (SLR) Camera Systems”, Product Type = “Digital EOS Cameras” and then choose your camera model from the third dropdown
  • Click Go
  • Click the “Drivers / Software” link at the top of the page
  • Choose the Canon RAW Codec  1.0
  • Download and run the executable

The codec will support .CR2 RAW files, but not .CRW files.  It includes support for the following cameras:

  • EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • EOS-1D Mark III
  • EOS-1D Mark II N
  • EOS-1D Mark II
  • EOS 5D
  • EOS 30D
  • EOS 20D
  • EOS 400D DIGITAL
  • EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • EOS Kiss Digital X
  • EOS 350D DIGITAL
  • EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
  • EOS Kiss Digital N

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