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UFRaw – read and manipulate raw images from digital cameras

UFRaw (The Unidentified Flying Raw) is a tool to import raw data from high-end digital cameras.

It is a utility for converting and manipulating raw images from digital cameras. It can be used as a stand-alone tool, or as a Gimp plug-in, and images can be batch processed using the command-line interface.

UFRaw relies on Digital Camera Raw (DCRaw) for the actual encoding of the raw images. It supports basic color management using Little CMS, allowing the user to apply color profiles.

Features include:

  • Embed EXIF information – EXIF data from Nikon NEF, Canon CR2 and Pentax PEF files is embeded in the output JPEG image.
  • Supports full color management workflow with camera, display and output profiles.
  • AHD (Adaptive Homogeneity-Directed) interpolation.
  • Preview.
  • Zoom and image crop including auto-crop.
  • Scrolling and panning.
  • Lens correction.
  • Despeckling/denoising algorithm.
  • Hot pixel elimination.
  • Curve editor.
  • OpenMP support for multiprocessors.
  • Internationalization support.

Support: User Guide
Developer: Udi Fuchs
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


UFRaw is written in C and C++. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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