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25 Oct 2021

DNG Format

Term: DNG Format
Description: DNG serves as an acronym for "digital negative file" and works as an open-source, standard RAW file format for Adobe software like Photoshop & Lightroom.
Exports for web based images are set at 2000 pixels wide
If you've tried using different cameras, you might've noticed that the manufacturers use their own proprietary RAW format (Nikon’s is .nef, Canon’s is .cr2 or .crw, and Sony is .arw).
"Proprietary” refers to the designer or manufacturer's rights for controlling a product. Each camera maker can refuse to share the information that explains how a file is processed in-camera. If, in the future, these companies disappear, their proprietary files may prove difficult to read.