Article ID : 00257736 / Last Modified : 26/02/2021

In which situations should the three different RAW recording formats be used?

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    The following can determine whether to use uncompressed RAW, lossless compressed RAW, or compressed RAW.

    Uncompressed RAW:
    Recommended when both high image quality and developing speed are required, as this format can be developed more quickly by development software than lossless compressed RAW.
    Lossless compressed RAW:
    Recommended when you want to record with image quality equivalent to uncompressed RAW in a smaller file size.
    compressed RAW:
    Recommended when you want to shoot continuously at the maximum speed or to limit the file size.