Photo File Codecs

A codec is a background program that permits other applications to handle specific files. Cameras can save photo image files in “RAW” format, a proprietary format by camera manufacturers. To see this images in Windows Explorer and other programs a codec is needed. I have used the two codecs that are shown below. Microsoft Camera … Continue reading Photo File Codecs

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FastStone Image Viewer

FastStone Image Viewer for Windows from FastStone.org is an image editor, organizer, viewer, converter and more with an amazing array of tools. This application is free for non-commercial use. It is one of my favorite tools for tasks that are more than just doing the basics. I particularly like the sketch and paint tools. Here … Continue reading FastStone Image Viewer