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A utility to read and manipulate raw images from digital cameras.

The Unidentified Flying Raw (UFRaw) is a utility to read and manipulate raw images from digital cameras. It can be used on its own or as a Gimp plug-in. It reads raw images using Dave Coffin's raw conversion utility - DCRaw. UFRaw supports basic color management using Little CMS, allowing the user to apply color profiles. For Nikon users UFRaw has the advantage that it can read the camera's tone curves. Even if you don't own a Nikon, you can still apply a Nikon curve to your images. The guiding concept in the development of UFRaw is to give all the essential (and some inessential) information and control over the raw conversion, with the hope that one could resolve all the exposure and white balance issues during the raw conversion. The obvious advantage is that one can make full use of the raw data. The provisional advantage is that this way we circumvent the current 8-bit limit of the Gimp, as UFRaw does all manipulations in 16-bits.


End user documentation at http://ufraw.sourceforge.net/Guide.html


Download version 0.22 (beta)
released on 17 June 2015

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License:GPLv2orlaterTed Teah4 October 2005

Leaders and contributors

Udi Fuchs Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ufraw-devel
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttps://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=127649&atid=709086

Software prerequisites

Required to buildlibexif-dev
Required to uselcms
Required to buildgimp-dev
Required to buildlcms-dev
Required to buildlibjpeg-dev
Required to buildlibtiff-dev
Required to usegimp

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 January 2017.


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