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Camera Raw 3.1 update

This new version of the Camera Raw plug-in replaces the original Camera Raw plug-in that was installed with Adobeᆴ Photoshopᆴ CS2 and Photoshop Elements 3.0 software. Visit the Camera Raw page for a complete list of supported cameras. Find out more about the new DNG format, which is also supported in Camera Raw.

Support for the following cameras has been added in this update:


  • Canon EOS Rebel XT (EOS 350D/EOS Kiss Digital N)
  • Nikon D2X
  • Olympus EVOLT E-300
  • Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom


Refer to the following ReadMe files for other updates in this version:


The Camera Raw 3.1 plug-in is not compatible with versions of Photoshop earlier than Photoshop CS2 or versions of Photoshop Elements earlier than Photoshop Elements 3.0.

File Information

Product Photoshop
Version CS2
Platform Windows
File Name Camera_Raw_3_1.zip
File Size 1.5MB
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System requirements

Adobe Creative Suite 2 for Windowsᆴ, Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Windows, or Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0 for Windows

Installation Instructions

After downloading a ".zip" file, use the operating system or a utility such as WinZip or PKZIP to access the file's contents.

Need help with downloading? See our Downloading Help documents.

This new version of the Camera Raw plug-in replaces the original Camera Raw plug-in that was installed with Photoshop CS2.

To install:


  1. Exit Photoshop CS2.
  2. Open My Computer.
  3. Double-click Local Disk (C:).
  4. Navigate to Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Plug-Ins\CS2\File Formats.
  5. Move the existing Camera Raw.8bi plug-in to another location (for example, a new folder on your desktop). Ensure that you keep this version in case you need to revert.
  6. Copy the new Camera Raw plug-in, Camera Raw.8bi, from the download into the same folder as Step 4.
  7. Launch Photoshop CS2 or Adobe Bridge.

This new version of the Camera Raw plug-in also replaces the original Camera Raw plug-in that was installed with Photoshop Elements 3.0.

To install:

  1. Exit Photoshop Elements.
  2. Open My Computer.
  3. Double-click Local Disk (C:).
  4. Navigate to Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\Plug-Ins\File Formats.
  5. Move the existing Camera Raw.8bi plug-in to another location (for example, a new folder on your desktop). Ensure that you keep this version in case you need to revert.
  6. Copy the new Camera Raw plug-in, Camera Raw.8bi, from the download into the same folder as Step 4.
  7. Launch Photoshop Elements.

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