Raw Filter 3.2 for Extensis Portfolio 8.1.1 (Mac)
Release Notes
March 2006

This release of the Raw Filter for Extensis Portfolio 8.1.1 adds support for a number of proprietary Raw formats from professional digital cameras. This filter allows you to catalog Raw files, extract or generate thumbnails and previews, extract metadata and directly convert Raw files to low-resolution JPG or TIFF images.

Raw Filter 3.2

Installation notes
System Requirements
  • The Portfolio Raw filter requires that you have Portfolio 8.1.1 or higher currently installed.
The Raw filter may use quite a bit of Ram depending on the size of the Raw files you are cataloging.


The Raw 3.0 filter includes an installer for both Mac and Windows, which update the Raw Filter 3.0 for Portfolio 8 Single-User, Portfolio 8 Client and Portfolio 8 Server.

To run the installer, double-click on the installer and follow the instructions. The following components and directories are installed or updated:

Mac OS X:
/Library/Application Support/Extensis/Portfolio/libiraw.dylib
/Applications/Extensis Portfolio 8.1.1/Filters/Raw Image Filter.bundle
/Applications/Extensis Portfolio 8.1.1/Filters/Raw Image Support Files/

/Applications/Extensis Portfolio Server 8.1.1/Filters/Raw Image Filter.bundle
/Applications/Extensis Portfolio Server 8.1.1/Filters/Raw Image Support Files/

Previous Versions  

The Raw Filter 3.2 is only supported for use with Portfolio 8.1.1 and higher.

What's new

Portfolio 8.1.1 can extract thumbnails and metadata as well as generate previews up to 50% of the size of the Raw file. Portfolio 8.1.1 can also batch convert Raw files to tif and jpg at 50% of the size of the Raw file.

Note:  Portfolio 8.1.1 does not currently support extraction of metadata from .XMP sidecar files. Extensis recommends the use of Adobe DNG for proper custom metadata exchange.

The Raw Filter 3.2 supports the following Raw file types:

Canon   EOS D30
  EOS D60
  EOS 10D
  EOS 20D
* EOS 30D
  EOS 1D
  EOS 1Ds
  EOS 5D
  EOS 300D/Digital Rebel
  EOS 350D/Digital Rebel XT
* EOS 400D/Digital Rebel XTi
  Powershot G1
  Powershot G2
  Powershot G3
  Powershot G5
  Powershot G6
  Powershot S30
  Powershot S40
  Powershot S45
  Powershot S50
* Powershot S60
  Powershot S70
  Powershot Pro 90is
  Powershot Pro 1
Konica-Minolta   Dimage A1
  Dimage A2
  Maxxum 7D
  Maxxum 5D
  Maxxum A200
Pentax   *ist D
  *ist DL
* *ist DL2
  *ist DS
    *ist DS2
  * K10D
  * K100D
  * K110D
Sony   DSC-R1
  * Alpha a100
Leaf * Valeo 6
    Valeo 11
  Valeo 17
  Valeo 22
  Aptus 17
  Aptus 22
  Aptus 65
  Aptus 75
Nikon   D1
* D2xs
* D40
* D80
  Coolpix 8400
  Coolpix 8700
  Coolpix 8800
Fujifilm   S2 Pro
  S3 Pro
  * FinePix S7000
    FinePix S7000Z
  * F810
Olympus   E10
  Evolt E300
* Evolt E330
* Evolt E400
  Evolt E500
* SP-320
  SP-500 UZ
Kodak   DCS 14n
  DCS 14nx
  DCS 760C
  DCS 760M
  DCS 720X
  Pro Back
  Pro Back Plus
  Pro Back 645
  DCS SLR/n (full res)
  DCS SLR/c (full res)
Epson   R-D1
  * R-D1s
Samsung * GX-1L
  * GX-1S
  * GX-10
Panasonic ** * L1
  * LX1
  * LX2
  * FZ30
  * FZ50
Leica ** * M8
  * V-Lux1
  * Delux 3
  * D-LUX2/3
  * DMR
Mamiaya ** * Mamiya ZD
Adobe   Adobe DNG (Digital Negative)
    Note: Portfolio extracts metadata and a 1024x768 jpg preview from Adobe DNG files. Portfolio does not currently support the batch conversion of DNG files.
Hasselblad   Imacon FFF (Mac only)
    Note: Portfolio extracts metadata and a 680x680 tif preview from Hasselblad/Imacon FFF files. Portfolio does not currently support the batch conversion of FFF files. FFF files are only supported on Mac OS X.

* New camera in this release of the Portfolio Raw filter.
** Newly-supported camera-maker in this release of the Portfolio Raw Filter. 

Fixed issues
The following issues were corrected in this release of the Raw Filter.

ID Description
Revised and improved color for all Olympus D SLRs.
B Improved All Olympus color reproduction and "maze" problem.

Known issues
The following issues are known, but have not yet been addressed in this version. The list is intended to cite the most serious problems known. It is not an exhaustive list of all known problems.

ID Description
24512 EXIF metadata may also be extracted into default Microsoft Office fields in Portfolio catalogs.
12867 For Fuji S2 raw files, EXIF Flash field always extracted as "No Flash." 
14627 On Mac OS X, the current system date is used when extracting the "IPTC - Date Created" metadata value to a date and time custom field.  
14632 On Windows, a blank field is inserted when extracting the "IPTC - Date Created" metadata value to a date and time custom field. 
Portfolio does not currently support the batch conversion of .MOS, .ERF, .SR2, .FFF or .DNG Raw files.

Contacting Extensis
To reach us for technical support or general questions please use the following method:
Web/email:  http://www.extensis.com/support/

If you have an annual service agreement, you are entitled to priority support. Please use the contact information on your service agreement.

For customer service please use one of the following methods:
Web/email: http://www.extensis.com/customerservice/

 © 2007 Extensis, a division of Celartem, Inc. This document and the software described in it are copyrighted with all rights reserved.

02/26/2007 JK