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Old Aug 8, 2006, 3:14 PM   #1
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PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 :

* Improved the browser function
Protect ON/OFF setting by one click
* Improved the Slideshow function.
* Addition of Check images pane
All images with check marks in the Thumbnail pane are displayed.
* Addition of [Easy Image Transfer] function
Automatically searches for DCF images in the camera or removable disk drive
connected to the computer and copies the images to the computer.
* Addition of [Extract JPEG] function
Extracts the JPEG data from a selected PENTAX RAW file and saves it as a separate file.
* Addition of conversion function to DNG format
Converts a selected PENTAX RAW file into a DNG RAW file.
* Trimming function of Image in the Main image display

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3 :

* [Noise reduction] function
Removes and reduces random noise and spurious color signals peculiar to digital Cameras (color moire)
* Addition of [Lens aberration correction] function
[Marginal lumination compensation] -- Adjusts marginal lumination of the image.
[Distortion Correction] --- Corrects distortions (lens aberration that photographs straight lines as curved lines).
[Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction] --- Corrects lateral chromatic aberration in which there is a difference in the image magnification and image size due to different color wavelengths at the image margins.
* Fine adjustment function for Rotate/Shift
* Display Bright Portions / Dark Portions function
* Trimming function of Image
* Addition of print function (Print function from Laboratory)
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Old Aug 8, 2006, 5:10 PM   #2
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Downloaded and installed, thanks for the heads up.

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Old Aug 8, 2006, 5:50 PM   #3
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And here I was thinking I was going to bed early tonight!

There are several things that I noticed - PhotoLab will correct more things than it used to (or did I never really figure it out?) - wonder how well the lens distortion correctionwill work? It also supports converting to DNG.

Does anyone convert their pictures to DNG? I've been saving my pictures as both, but lately have been wondering if that's really necessary.
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