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Camera Raw 4.0 update

This new version of the Camera Raw plug-in replaces the original Camera Raw plug-in that was installed with Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 and Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 software. Visit the Camera Raw page for a complete list of supported cameras.

Important notice:
Read the following installation instructions carefully. Incorrect installation will prevent Adobe Bridge and Camera Raw 4.0 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.


  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

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


The Camera Raw 4.0 plug-in is not compatible with versions of Photoshop earlier than Photoshop CS3 or versions of Photoshop Elements earlier than Photoshop Elements 4.01 for Macintosh or Photoshop Elements 5.0 for Windows. The latest versions of the Camera Raw plug-in available for previous Adobe software titles are listed below:


Mac

  • Photoshop CS2: Camera Raw 3.7
  • Photoshop Elements 3.0: Camera Raw 3.6


Windows

  • Photoshop CS2: Camera Raw 3.7
  • Photoshop Elements 4.0: Camera Raw 3.7
  • Photoshop Elements 3.0: Camera Raw 3.6

File Information

Product Adobe Camera Raw and DNG Converter
Version 4.0
Platform Windows
File Name Camera_Raw_4_0.zip
File Size 3.2MB
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System requirements

See the system requirements for Adobe Creative Suite 3 software, Photoshop CS3, Photoshop Elements 5.0, or Premiere 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.

After downloading a ".zip" file in Windows, use a utility such as WinZip or PKZIP to access the file's contents. These are third-party utilities that may be subject to a separate license.

Need help with downloading? See our Downloading Help documents.

To install with Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0:

1. Exit Photoshop Elements
2. Open My Computer
3. Double-click Local Disk (C:)
4. Navigate to: (Please read directory carefully)

Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\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 you keep this version in case you need to revert back.
6. Copy the Camera Raw plug-in, Camera Raw.8bi, from the download into the same folder as Step 4.
7. Launch Photoshop Elements.

To install with Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0:

1. Exit Premiere Elements
2. Open My Computer
3. Double-click Local Disk (C:)
4. Navigate to: (Please read directory carefully)

Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0\Plug-Ins\Common\PSA

5. Move the existing Camera Raw.8bi 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.8bi, from the download into the same folder as Step 4.
7. Launch Premiere Elements.

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