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The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and Repairing by Mark Edward Soper

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5. Solving Problems with Viewing Your Photos and Videos

Fast Track to Solutions

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Table 5.1 Symptom Table

Can’t View RAW Files on Your PC

If your digital photos are always shot using the JPEG setting on your camera, your PC has no problem displaying them. However, if you start shooting RAW files, preferred by serious photographers for their improved sharpness, greater ability to fix exposure and color problems, and support for advanced features such as high dynamic range (HDR) imaging, your computer probably won’t be able to view or edit the results without some help from software—and you.

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