This excellent read and opinion is important to those who use are are considering using the ADOBE PROPRIETY FORMAT “DNG”
DNG as far as I was concerned right from the start was another Adobe attempt to OWN THE MARKET which Adobe has done way too many times.
I am so thankful that I never got sucked in as some of my friends have because I no longer use Adobe software. I use programs like Luminar, On1, etc. that do not even recognize the DNG format and while there are other software packages out there, most that I have seen that do allow the DNG format do not process it properly.
I found the supporters incredibly gullible in their attempts to get everyone else to jump on board and I am talking about some pretty prominent photographers.
At any rate I think if you have considered, are considering or have made the jump into a dying format from Adobe, you will find this article a worthwhile read
For a number of years I have been recommending our readers to convert RAW files from their cameras to Adobe’s DNG format. In my DNG vs RAW article from 2010, I pointed out the reasons why using DNG over RAW made sense – it simplified file management, resulted in smaller files (when compressed or when […]