The ARW file format is used for a proprietary image file type that was developed by Sony. These digital images use the .arw file extension. Certain Sony digital camera models generate these ARW files.These .arw files contain uncompressed digital images and photos that have been taken using supported Sony digital camera devices. These ARW files are also known as Sony digital camera raw image files. Other file formats used by Sony digital cameras for raw images include SR2 and SRF.These ARW files can be opened and viewed using digital photo editing tools like Adobe Photoshop. This software among other image authoring programs can also be used to edit the image content of these .arw files.
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