Upload RAW pictures to Windows® Live Photo Gallery
Good news for proud owners of DSLR camera, as you can now upload pictures in RAW format to Windows Live Photo Gallery. This means that you do not have to convert the DSLR images to JPEG as you can retain the original raw photographs and view them on Windows Live Photo Gallery.
If you are one of those individuals who have found it problematic to view raw file formats in Windows Live Photo Gallery, then you can download the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 7 by clicking here. This codec will enable your Windows 7 operating system (OS) to recognize the raw format of files, directly from the memory stick of your camera. So, you don’t have to worry about converting the images to JPEG or any other file formats.
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You can also edit the raw file formats with this codec pack, as Windows Live Photo Gallery saves the original raw photo formats. Once you edited the photos or converted them to any other file types like JPEG, you can be rest assured that the Windows Live Photo Gallery will have the original backup of those photos. This means that you can make red eye adjustments, alter the contrast, or add your own creativity to photos without worrying about losing the original copy of the raw files.
Image Format Not a Worry Anymore
With the availability of the new codec, you can convert to JPEG, PNG, and TIFF image formats from the raw file that you have downloaded from your DSLR camera. So, don’t worry about any image format issues, just go ahead and edit photos in Windows Live Photo gallery.