Microsoft updates Raw support

Microsoft has released a Camera Codec Pack for Windows Vista, 7 8 and RT, The update allows native Microsoft applications to view Raw files and in this case, adds support for 43 new camera models. These include: EOS M, EOS-1D X, PowerShot G1 X, PowerShot G12, PowerShot G15, PowerShot S100, PowerShot S110, 1 J2, CoolPix P7000, CoolPix P7100, OM-D E-M5, PEN E-PL2, PEN E-PL3, PEN E-PM1, XZ-1, Lumix DMC-FZ150, Lumix DMC-G3, Lumix DMC-GF2, Lumix DMC-GF3, Lumix DMC-GH2, Alpha NEX-7 and Alpha NEX-C3.

Windows Vista and 7 users will have to download the update from the Microsoft support site, whilst Windows 8 and RT users will be able to access the Codec Pack via Windows Update.

Full compatibility is as follows (from the Microsoft support site).

The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack provides support for the following device formats: