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Canon releases File Viewer Utility Patch for PowerShot S45 and G3

The Canon Bebit website has last month published instructions on how to prevent and correct an incompatibility when converting RAW images shot with the PowerShot S45 or the PowerShot G3 in Custom White Balance mode. Canon Bebit now releases a formal patch for the Powershot S45 and G3 File Viewer utility that came bundled with camera. Seperate versions are availeble for Windows, Mac OS 8/9, andMac OS X.
Canon releases File Viewer Utility Patch for PowerShot S45 and G3 - digital camera and photography news

PRESS RELEASE

Canon has discovered an incompatibility when using File Viewer Utility v1.0, v1.1 & v1.1.1 to convert RAW format images shot in Custom White Balance mode with the PowerShot G3 and PowerShot S45.

Description of the problem
Accurate color reproduction cannot be obtained when converting RAW images shot with the PowerShot G3 or S45 in Custom White Balance mode, using the bundled software File Viewer Utility (Windows® / Macintosh).

Please Note: RAW format images shot with these cameras using White Balance settings other than Custom White Balance can be processed normally. Also, images shot as in-camera JPEGs with these cameras using Custom White Balance or any other White Balance mode are recorded properly.

Please select the appropriate File Viewer Utility Patch installer based on your operating system:

Windows File Viewer Utility Patch Installer for PowerShot G3/S45

Mac OS X File Viewer Utility Patch Installer for PowerShot G3/S45

Mac OS 8/9 File Viewer Utility Patch Installer for PowerShot G3/S45

If you have already shot images in RAW format using Custom White Balance. Please click here
February 20, 2003
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