O'Reilly logo

Mastering Apple Aperture by Thomas Fitzgerald

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Working with third-party RAW converters

One of the quirks of the RAW image format is that there can be quite a difference in the interpretation of a file, depending on the RAW converter. The same image can look quite different, depending on the software used to decode it. Aperture does a pretty good job with most RAW files, but your personal preference might be to use a different converter for certain files. For example, if you prefer the RAW conversion from your camera manufacturer's supplied software to Aperture's interpretation, you might want to use that software rather than Aperture for images from that camera. Another possibility is that you may want to use a feature that Aperture doesn't have in its conversion, such as fringing removal ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required