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Camera Raw 5.1 update

This new version of the Camera Raw plug-in replaces the original Camera Raw plug-in that was installed with Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 software.

Important notice:
Read the following installation instructions carefully. Incorrect installation will prevent Adobe Bridge and Camera Raw 5.1 from reading raw images correctly.

Support for the following camera has been added in this update. Visit the Camera Raw page for a complete list of supported cameras.


  • Canon 1000D (Digital Rebel XS/EOS Kiss F)

  • Canon 50D

  • Fuji FinePix IS Pro

  • Kodak EasyShare Kodak Z1015 IS

  • Leaf AFi II 6

  • Leaf AFi II 7

  • Leaf Aptus II 6

  • Leaf Aptus II 7

  • Nikon D700

  • Nikon D90

  • Nikon Coolpix P6000

  • Olympus SP-565 UZ

  • Pentax K2000 (K-m)

  • Sigma DP1

  • Sony A900


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

The Camera Raw 5.1 plug-in is not compatible with versions of Photoshop earlier than Photoshop CS4 or versions of Photoshop Elements earlier than Photoshop Elements 6.0.

File Information

Product Photoshop Elements
Version 6.0
Platform Macintosh
File Name Camera_Raw_5_1.dmg
File Size 8.4MB
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System requirements

See the system requirements for Adobe Creative Suite 4 software, Photoshop CS4, or Photoshop Elements 6.0.

Installation Instructions

To open a DMG file:
Double-click the file. This will open Disk Copy, which mounts the image on your desktop.

To install with Adobe Creative Suite 4 or Photoshop CS4:

Automated installation on Mac or Windows®:
1. Select Updates... from the Help menu
2. Follow the on-screen dialogs to download and install the latest available Camera Raw update

Manual installation on Mac:
1. Exit Photoshop CS4 and Adobe Bridge.
2. Open the Finder.
3. Navigate to the root of the local disk (not the user's home folder).
4. Navigate to: (Please read directory carefully)

Library/Application Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CS4/File Formats

5. Move the existing plug-in to another location (for example, a new folder on your desktop). Ensure you keep this version in case you need to revert back.
6. Copy the Camera Raw plug-in, Camera Raw, from the download into the same folder as in Step 4.
7. Launch Photoshop CS4 or Adobe Bridge.

NOTE: If generic camera thumbnails appear in Adobe Bridge, follow these steps:

1. Check to make sure the plug-in was installed in the correct directory in Step 5 above.
2. Start Adobe Bridge.
3. Choose Tools > Cache > Purge Central Cache.

Important: Purging the Central Cache deletes cached thumbnail information for all folders. It also deletes labels, ratings, and rotation settings for read-only files (for example, files on a CD or locked files) or file formats that don't have XMP support.

To install with Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0:

1. Exit Photoshop Elements and Adobe Bridge
2. Open the Finder
3. Navigate to the root of the local disk (not the user's home folder).
4. Navigate to: (Please read directory carefully)

Library/Application Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CS3/File Formats

5. Move the existing plug-in to another location (for example, a new folder on your desktop). Ensure you keep this version in case you need to revert back.
6. Copy the Camera Raw plug-in, Camera Raw, from the download into the same folder as in Step 4.
7. Launch Photoshop Elements or Adobe Bridge.

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