Viewing photos on a Windows computer


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Viewing photos on a Windows computer

Now that we've uploaded some shots, let's take a look at them and get a little closer view. So I have two types of files here: I have JPEGs, and I have RAW files. Now JPEGs; they're universal. You can look at a JPEG, no problem; double-click on the image, it shows up in Windows Photo Viewer. You're in great shape! RAW files are a little different story; you need a codec to view them, and to work with them. Now, there are a couple ways to go here. Microsoft has actually released what they call the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack.

And this is relatively new as of our recording here. And it has 120 codecs for RAW files, and what that means is that you can use the Microsoft Pack to look at your RAW files, as long as your camera is supported. Now if your camera is not supported by this new Microsoft Codec Pack, which I anticipate it's going to grow over time, so it's probably going to support many more than 120 when it's done, then you have to go to the manufacturer's s...

Viewing photos on a Windows computer
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Viewing photos on a Windows computer provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

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Photography
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Aperture Lightroom
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