What is ARW file?
ARW, the Sony Digital Camera Image file extension, is an extension for image files that are created by Sony's camera devices. The ARW file is a metadata-less file that unlike RAW files, do not include additional information like exposure data and white balance. For this reason, once the ARW image is opened in an editing software like Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop, it can be saved as other types of image files like JPEG or TIFF. The primary purpose of the ARW file is to provide easy access to the ability to process images in Sony cameras without starting from scratch with each photo.
ARW Format details
|Sony Digital Camera Image
Software, that convert ARW files
The easiest way to convert a ARW file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle ARW files. Open your ARW file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Adobe DNG Converter
- ACDSee Photo Manager
- Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw