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LUMIX RAW Codec software download

LUMIX RAW Codec software is a plug-in software that enables the display of LUMIX RAW image files(which have the extention of .RW2) when installed in Windows Vista® for Windows Explorer or Windows Photo Gallery in the same way as JPEG files.

Software Description
Software Name LUMIX RAW Codec 1.0
Supported Models LUMIX Digital Camera
DMC-FZ28, DMC-FZ35/FZ38, DMC-FZ40/FZ45, DMC-FZ100
Conditions for use Any usage of this Software requires the agreement with Software License Agreement. Please ensure that you read the Terms and Conditions and agree before proceeding to download.
Feature This Software is a plug-in software that enables the display of LUMIX RAW image files(which have the extention of .RW2) when installed in Windows Vista® / Windows® 7 for Windows Explorer or Windows Photo Gallery in the same way as JPEG files.
Updated on Oct. 27, 2009
System requirements
Supported PCs IBM PC/AT compatible personal computers having an Intel® Pentium® III 800 MHz or higher CPU (Core2Duo 1.8GHz or more recommended)
Supported OSes Preinstalled Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Ultimate / Business
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Ultimate / Starter (32-bit)
Display High Colour (16 bits) or more
Desktop resolution of 800x600 pixels or more(1024x768 pixels or more recommended)
Memory 512 MB or more(2GB or more recommended) (Windows7:1GB or more)
Hard disk space 50 MB or more

IMPORTANT NOTE: Restrictions and additional items concerning LUMIX RAW Codec 1.0
1. It takes time to display images in the RAW format (with the .RW2 extension).
2. Any other operations are slowed down while images in the RAW format are being displayed.
3. For certain RAW images, the shooting conditions may be applied when developing the images.
(Images taken using the Black and White and Cool settings are developed in black and white or cool.)
4. When it is possible to select a theme with Photo Gallery slide shows, the speed may differ depending on the theme selected.
(It may not be possible to select some themes depending on the Photo Gallery version.)
5. There may be a slight delay before the slideshow starts.
6. With Photo Gallery, it is not possible to save images in the RAW format which have been rotated.
7. In Explorer, images in RAW format cannot be rotated.
8. Depending on the operating environment of the personal computer used, some of the Photo Gallery's functions, such as creating movies, may not work.
9. 64-bit operating systems are not supported.
  All rights on this page, and the Software and it's installer(including the Release note) belong to Panasonic Corporation.
Unauthorized copying or transferring of them, either in part or in whole, is strictly prohibited. This software and the Release note can be used only according to the terms of the Software License Agreement displayed during the installation of this product. The contents of them may be changed without notice.

2010/8/19 Added LUMIX Digital Camera DMC-LX5, FZ40/45 and FZ100
2010/7/2 Added LUMIX Digital Camera DMC-FX180, FZ35 and G2/G10
2009/10/27 Supported the Windows 7.
2008/10/30 Started the download of LUMIX RAW Codec 1.0 which supports the RAW files (with .RW2 extension) in LUMIX Digital Camera DMC-LX3, FX150, FZ28 and G1

Install Procedure

Download of LUMIX RAW Codec software requires your agreement with the Software License Agreement. Your download will be deemed as your agreement on the Software License agreement. Please make sure to confirm all terms and conditions in advance to proceed to download.

1. Make a temporary folder on your PC for downloading the installer. (e.g. C:/Temp)
2. Click [Download] below to download and save the file in the folder you made.

In order to execute the installer, the downloaded file has to be run as administrator or as a user with Administrative rights. If you are not logged in as administrator(or as a user with Administrative rights), please select the downloaded file, right-click to open a pop-up menu, and select "Run as administrator". (Please refer to the captured screen below.)

4. Double-click the downloaded file to run the installer. As the installation wizard appears, follow the on-screen instruction to complete the installation.

Please make sure to confirm all terms and conditions, as the software License Agreement will be displayed on the course of installation. Please complete the instalation only if you agree with the agreement. If you do not agree with any terms, you are not authorized to install the Software.

Raw-CodecV1L100-Eng.exe / 16,559,008 bytes

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