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Canon 20d raw to pc

When i take a photo with my canon 20d in raw format i can review the picture on the camera but i cannot transfer it to my pc. it says no photos on camera. i have removed the canon software and reinstalled it but it makes no differance. i no problem using jpeg.

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Re: canon 20d raw to pc

This is not as much of a solution as it is an agreement to the above "best solution". I have found the best way to transfer image files (raw or .jpg) to be via a card reader. (I had the same problem when trying to read/transfer photos directly from the camera.) All files have been visible to me on multiple OS, via a card reader.

Plus, you have the added advantage of 1) not using up your camera battery during the transfer process which may be long, depending on your CF size and 2) the potential added speed of USB 2.0, depending on the card reader that you use. (I bought a $30 SONY multi-card reader after going through several cheap off-brand options that didn't last, and have been extremely happy with it, both in performance speed, light weight, and sleek design.)

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Re: canon 20d raw to pc

I had the same problem transferring RAW images from my
canon EOS20D to my PC. I have overcome this by downloading
the EOS utility software from the Canon website.This software
allows transfer of RAW images from the camera to be adjusted in canon digital professional before converting and saving as a jpeg image to a folder on your PC

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Re: canon 20d raw to pc

Have you ever been able to view the pictures on your pc?
Have you got a card reader that can view the card contents externaly from the camera?
I found the Canon software is quite as happy from a card reader as it is reading from the camera. (I have the next model up, 30D.)
Have you tried upgrading your software, or tried using a third party image program to read the raw files?
Over to you!

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