Microsoft Releases Free RAW Image Viewer Extension for Windows 10 – Photography Article

If you’re a Windows user—or a Mac user who’s been contemplating a switch—Microsoft just made it a little easier to switch over by releasing a useful new RAW Image Extension for Windows 10. The free extension lets you preview RAW files in Windows File Explorer and open them in the native Photos app—no more using Photoshop or Lightroom to preview something, only to realize you opened the wrong file. Combine this new extension with the popular QuickLook extension that allows…

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Microsoft’s ‘Raw Image Extension’ Lets You View Raw Previews in Windows 10 – Photography Article

If you’re running the latest version of Windows 10 as a photographer, make sure you install Microsoft’s Raw Image Extension. It adds native viewing support for the major raw file formats used by various camera brands. Windows 10 doesn’t have raw previewing built in by default, so while you can work with raw files in specialized software such as Adobe Lightroom, previews won’t show up for you in Windows File Explorer or the Photos app right out of the box.…

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