An update is available that adds support for many camera-specific file formats in the new Windows UI in Windows 8 or Windows RT

INTRODUCTION

This article introduces the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack update for Windows 8 and for Windows RT. This update adds the ability to view device-specific RAW photos in the new Windows UI in Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Notes

  • The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack update adds the ability to view many device-specific file formats to Windows.

  • The update enables supported RAW camera files to be viewed in Windows Explorer and in Windows-based applications that use Windows Imaging Codecs.

  • The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack provides support for many devices. For more information about the supported devices, see the "More Information" section.


Resolution

Update information

How to obtain this update

Microsoft Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system

Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8

Download Download the package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8 or Windows RT. Additionally, the Windows 8-based computer must meet the following hardware requirements:

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 processor equivalent or better (1.6 gigahertz (GHz) or more with SSE 2 extensions or compatibility)

  • Memory: 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM or more

  • Minimum display resolution: 1024X576

Registry information

To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

File information

The global version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows RT and Windows 8 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.920 0.16 xxx

    Windows RT and Windows 8

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.20 xxx

    Windows RT and Windows 8

    RTM

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain updates in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows RT and Windows 8" section. MANIFEST files and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftrawcodec.dll

6.2.9200.16451

15,695,872

06-Nov-2012

01:48


File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftrawcodec.dll

6.2.9200.16451

15,541,248

06-Nov-2012

02:11

Microsoftrawcodec.dll

6.2.9200.20555

15,541,248

06-Nov-2012

02:15


File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftrawcodec.dll

6.2.9200.16451

16,114,176

06-Nov-2012

02:13

Microsoftrawcodec.dll

6.2.9200.20555

16,114,176

06-Nov-2012

02:18


Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information

The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack update that was released in December 2012 adds support for the file formats of the following devices:

  • Canon: EOS M, EOS-1D X, PowerShot G1 X, PowerShot G12, PowerShot G15, PowerShot S100, PowerShot S110

  • Konica Minolta: ALPHA SWEET DIGITAL, ALPHA-5 DIGITAL, DYNAX 5D, Maxxum 5D

  • Nikon: 1 J2, P7000, P7100

  • Olympus: OM-D E-M5, PEN E-PL2, PEN E-PL3, PEN E-PM1, XZ-1

  • Panasonic: Lumix DMC-FZ150, Lumix DMC-G3, Lumix DMC-GF2, Lumix DMC-GF3, Lumix DMC-GH2

  • Samsung: NX10, NX1000, NX20

  • Sony: Alpha NEX-7, Alpha NEX-C3, Alpha SLT-A33, Alpha SLT-A35, Alpha SLT-A57, Alpha SLT-A65V, Alpha SLT-A77V

The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack already provides support for the file formats of the following devices:

  • Canon: Digital Rebel XT, Digital Rebel XTi, EOS 10D, EOS 20D, EOS 30D, EOS 40D, EOS 50D Digital, EOS 60D, EOS 300D, EOS 350D, EOS 400D, EOS 450D, EOS 500D, EOS 550D, EOS 600D, EOS 1000D, EOS 5D, EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark III, EOS 7D Digital, EOS D30, EOS D60, EOS Digital Rebel, EOS Kiss Digital, EOS Kiss Digital N, EOS Kiss Digital X, EOS Kiss F, EOS Kiss X2, EOS Kiss X3, EOS Kiss X4, EOS Kiss X50, EOS Rebel T1i, EOS Rebel T2i, EOS Rebel T3, EOS Rebel T3i, EOS Rebel XS, EOS Rebel XSi, EOS-1D, EOS-1D Mark II, EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1D Mark III, EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS-1Ds, EOS-1Ds Mark II, EOS-1Ds Mark III, PowerShot G2, PowerShot G3, PowerShot G5, PowerShot G6, PowerShot G9, PowerShot G10, PowerShot G11, PowerShot Pro1, PowerShot S90, PowerShot S95, PowerShot SX1 IS

  • Casio: EX-FH20

  • Epson: R-D1

  • Kodak: EasyShare Z981, EasyShare Z1015 IS

  • Konica Minolta: ALPHA-7 DIGITAL, DiMAGE A1, DiMAGE A2, DYNAX 7D, Maxxum 7D

  • Leica: DIGILUX 3, D-LUX 4, M8, M8.2, M9

  • Nikon: 1 J1, 1 V1, Coolpix P6000, D1H, D2H, D2Hs, D2X, D2Xs, D3, D3s, D3X, D4, D40, D40x, D50, D60, D70, D70s, D80, D90, D100, D200, D300, D300s, D700, D800, D800E, D3000, D3100, D3200, D5000, D5100, D7000

  • Olympus: C-7070 Wide Zoom, C-8080 Wide Zoom, E-1, E-3, E-10, E-20, E-30, E-420, E-450, E-520, E-620, EVOLT E-300, EVOLT E-330, EVOLT E-400, EVOLT E-410, EVOLT E-500, EVOLT E-510, PEN E-P1, PEN E-P2, PEN E-PL1

  • Panasonic: Lumix DMC-G1, Lumix DMC-GF1, Lumix DMC-GH1, Lumix DMC-LX3, Lumix DMC-LX5

  • Pentax (PEF formats only): *ist D, *ist DL, *ist DS, K10D, K20D, K100D, K100D Super, K110D, K200D, K-5, K-7, K-r, K-x

  • Samsung: NX11

  • Sony: DSLR-A100, DSLR-A200, DSLR-A230, DSLR-A300, DSLR-A330, DSLR-A350, DSLR-A380, DSLR-A500, DSLR-A550, DSLR-A560, DSLR-A580, DSLR-A700, DSLR-A850, DSLR-A900, Alpha NEX-3, Alpha NEX-5, Alpha NEX-5N, Alpha SLT-A55/A55V, Cyber-shot DSC-R1


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows RT and for Windows 8

File name

Arm_e099ed6f7f359cbaecb593ce0fc323dd_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16451_none_4b929faafdd402c3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

705

Date (UTC)

07-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

19:47

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-microsoftrawcodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16451_none_34a2064c1b2d1bf4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

79,544

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

07:25


File name

X86_144fc3fd6e5c8a21dcda1a5b1b84e676_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16451_none_5e50a882638ac5d3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

705

Date (UTC)

07-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

19:47

File name

X86_940f784e71664e3573fefb8976ad2ff1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20555_none_ca1aa4a317783d02.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

705

Date (UTC)

07-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

19:47

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-microsoftrawcodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16451_none_349f93f41b2ffd2e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

79,544

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

05:04

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-microsoftrawcodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20555_none_352d31e7344a0254.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

79,544

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

05:47


File name

Amd64_44f6dff7a3dd4550f5e97862c371ee47_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20555_none_95ea530e695e1fef.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,058

Date (UTC)

07-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

19:47

File name

Amd64_859c786cd7c2ece54100ecd0a528691d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16451_none_1fc98aa56999bb4d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,058

Date (UTC)

07-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

19:47

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-microsoftrawcodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16451_none_90be2f77d38d6e64.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

79,546

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

08:10

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-microsoftrawcodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20555_none_914bcd6aeca7738a.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

79,546

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2012

Time (UTC)

07:27


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