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PENTAX *istDS FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 2.02

Please download the latest version from the following link:
http://www.pentax.jp/english/support/digital/20050415e.html

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WINDOWS RAW CODEC

The Pentax RAW codec for Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32 bit) runs behind the scenes, allowing Windows' own image viewers such as Photo Gallery to recognize and display Pentax RAW files (.PEF) from Pentax digital SLR cameras. Please note, this CODEC software will not operate under the 64 bit environments of Windows Vista and Windows 7.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Click the download link below, and save the download file to your computer's hard drive. For example, saving the download file to your desktop will allow you find it easily once the download is complete.
  2. Close other applications, then double click the download file to begin the installation.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  4. Restart your computer (this may happen automatically).

 

 

Date: November, 2009
Copyright: Hoya Corporation
Reproduction: All rights reserved
All product and company names shown here are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies

  • WINDOWS VISTA/7 32 BIT RAW CODEC (8.59 MB) Descargar

PENTAX Photo Browser/Laboratory VERSION 2.10

Pentax is pleased to announce that version 2.10 of the Pentax Photo Browser/Laboratory software is now available. If you are the owner of any of the previous versions of Photo Browser or Laboratory (1.00, 1.10, 1.11) which came with your Pentax camera, you can download version 2.10 free of charge.

This page contains downloads for Windows, MacOS-X, and MacOS 9.x.

 

CHANGES (PHOTO BROWSER)

From version 1.x

  • Print function.
  • Next/previous images are now viewable in the main image window.
  • Contextual menu now available on image thumbnails.
  • Search function.
  • Enhanced help functions.
  • And more...

From version 2.x

  • Improved thumbnail caching.
  • Removed branch line from tree view to improve visual quality.
  • Thumbnails with checkmarks will not display over other images currently on display in the main window.

CHANGES (PHOTO LABORATORY)

From version 1.x

  • Preview window is now resizeable.
  • Improved processing speed.
  • JPG compression ratio is now user-changeable.
  • Enhanced color temperature adjustments.
  • Enhanced help functions.
  • And more...

From version 2.x

  • Improved RAW image processing.
  • Improved histogram view.
  • Improved processing of batch RAW files.

TO BEGIN

  • You must have a previous version of the Photo Browser/Laboratory software installed in order to download and install version 2.10.
  • System requirements:
    Windows: ME/2000/XP, Pentium III equivalent or later, 256MB RAM or more, 70MB HD space or more.
    MacOS-X: version 10.1.3 or later, PowerPC G3 or better, 256MB RAM or more, 70MB HD space or more.
    MacOS 9: version 9.0 or later, PowerPC G3 or better, 256MB RAM or more, 70MB HD space or more.

INSTRUCTIONS WINDOWS

  1. Click the download link below, and save the update file PBLUD021.exe to your desktop.

     
  2. Double click the PBLUD021.exe
    file to begin the update.

    Click NEXT.
     
  3. This screen will show you where the update will be applied.

    Click NEXT.
     
  4. The update is now ready to install.

    Click NEXT.
     
  5. The update is in the process of installing.

     
  6. The installation of the update is now complete.

    Click FINISH.
     
  7. Your Pentax Photo Browser and Laboratory software is now updated.

     

INSTRUCTIONS MACOS-X

  1. Click the download link below, and save the update file pblud021.pkg.sit to your computer.

     
  2. Double click the pblud021.pkg.sit file to unstuff it.

     
  3. You will now see the PBLUD021.pkg file. Double click it to begin the update.

     
  4. The update window.

    Click CONTINUE.
     
  5. Select the drive where your current version of Photo Browser/Lab is installed.

    Click CONTINUE.
     
  6. The update is now ready to install.

    Click INSTALL.
     
  7. The update is in the process of installing.

     
  8. The installation of the update is now complete.

    Click CLOSE.
  9. Your Pentax Photo Browser and Laboratory software is now updated.

     

INSTRUCTIONS MACOS 9

  1. Click the download link below, and save the update file pblud021.sit to your computer.

     
  2. Double click the pblud021.sit file to unstuff it.

     
  3. You will now see the PBLUD021 file. Double click it to begin the update.

     
  4. The update is in the process of installing.

     
  5. The installation of the update is now complete.

    Click QUIT.
     
  6. Your Pentax Photo Browser and Laboratory software is now updated.

     



Date: February, 2005
Copyright: Pentax Corporation
Reproduction: All rights reserved
Stuffit is a trademark of Aladdin Systems
All other product and company names shown here are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies

PENTAX DIGITAL CAMERA UTILITY UPDATE PHOTO BROWSER

PHOTO BROWSER 3.61, PHOTO LABORATORY 3.61

 

PENTAX is pleased to announce that Photo Browser 3.61 and Photo Laboratory 3.61 are now available, free of charge, to previous owners of the Photo Browser/Laboratory software.

Downloads are available for Windows XP SP2, Vista and MacOS-X 10.3 and later.

Please note: Photo Browser/Laboratory version 3 does not support Windows ME or MacOS 9 and earlier versions of these operating systems. If you use these older versions of Windows or MacOS, please continue to use Photo Browser/Laboratory version 2 which is compatible with your operating system.

VERSION HISTORY (PHOTO BROWSER)

Version 3.61

  • Corrected rotation behavior of the Image View window to apply the rotation to only the currently viewed image.
  • Corrected network searching functionality.
  • Corrected index print function to properly display captions.
  • Corrected a selection bug in the folder tree display (Mac).

Version 3.60

  • Support for Pentax K2000 DSLR.
  • The Image Data pane now displays the following data: Auto Picture Night Scene Portrait, Scene mode Stage Lighting, Scene mode Night Snap, AF mode Auto Single, AF mode Auto Continuous, Shadow Compensation.
  • Added lens data for the following lenses: DA 17-70, DA L 18-55, DA L 50-200, DA* 55 F1.4, DA* 60-250 F4.

Version 3.51

  • Added support for the K20D and K200D DSLR cameras.
  • Added support for MacOS-X 10.5 (Mac)
  • Added support for new tag data in the Image Data window.
  • Improved overall performance.
  • Shortened lens names in the Image Data window.
  • Added lens data for new PENTAX lenses: DA 18-55 II, DA 55-300, DA* 200, DA* 300, DA 35mm Macro Ltd.
  • JPG data extract now shows direction tag.
  • Added the ability to compress DNG RAW during the conversion process.

Version 3.12

  • Added lens compatibility with the Pentax DA 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3.
    Please note that this is the only update with the Macintosh version, which is accomplished via a lens update patch. The current Macintosh version of Photo Browser is still 3.11 (download link included below).
  • Better browsing support for CD and DVD in Windows Vista in version 3.12.

Version 3.11

  • Pentax Remote Assistant versions 1 and 3 are now accessible from Photo Browser. Please note, the Pentax Remote Assistant software requires the connection of a compatible Pentax camera (e.g. K10D for version 3, *istD for version 1).
  • Added lens data for the Pentax DA* 16-50 f/2.8 and DA* 50-135 f/2.8 lenses.

Version 3.10

  • Native support for Intel Core series microprocessors (Mac).
  • Display lens data for the Pentax DA70mm F/2.4 lens.

Version 3.00

  • You can set image protection on/off with a single click.
  • Improved slideshow performance.
  • Added a Checked Images pane to display only the images from the Thumbnail Pane you have checkmarked.
  • Added an Easy Image Transfer function to automate the download process from your camera to your computer.
  • Added an Extract JPEG function. This function will extract JPEG data from a selected Pentax RAW file, and save it as a separate file.
  • Added a Save as DNG function to convert a Pentax RAW file to a DNG RAW file.
  • Trimming function added to the main image display window.

VERSION HISTORY (PHOTO LABORATORY)

Version 3.61

  • Corrected Shadow Compensation functionality for DNG images.
  • Corrected Shadow Compensation processing bug in Full Auto processing mode (Mac).

Version 3.60

  • Added support for RAW files on the Pentax K2000 DSLR.
  • Added support for Shadow Compensation.

Version 3.51

  • Added support for the K20D and K200D DSLR cameras.
  • Image Tone (Custom Image), Picture and Scene mode processing are now available for all PENTAX DSLR camera images.
  • Expanded Print Bracketing functions.
  • Improved auto-processing for RAW files.
  • Improved processing for DNG images captured with expanded dynamic range enabled (K20D, K200D).
  • Improved X-Y coordinate handling for zoomed images on larger displays (Mac).

Version 3.12

  • Improved image display handling within the Print dialogue.

Version 3.10

  • Native support for Intel Core series microprocessors (Mac).
  • Improved fine adjustment for white balance.

Version 3.00

  • Added a Noise Reduction function to reduce the random and spurious color signals particular to digital cameras (color moire).
  • Added a Lens Abberation Correction function, including the following controls:
    - Marginal lumination compensation.
    - Distortion correction, for straight lines photographed as curved lines.
    - Lateral chromatic aberration correction, for differences in image magnification/size due to different color wavelengths at the image margins.
  • Added a fine adjustment mechanism for rotation and shift.
  • Added a function to highlight bright and dark portions of images within color channels.
  • Added cropping/trimming function.
  • Added a print function.

PREPARATION

  • You must have version 2.x of the Photo Browser/Laboratory software installed in order to download and install version 3.
    Special note for users of version 1.x: You can still upgrade to version 3, just not directly. You must first download and upgrade to version 2, then download and update to version 3.
  • System requirements:
    Windows: XP (SP2 or later), Vista, Pentium 4 equivalent or later, 1GB RAM, 250MB HDD.
    MacOS-X: version 10.3 or later, G5 processor or later (support for dual core, Intel Core processor, Universal Binary), 1GB RAM, 250MB HDD.
    Please note: Photo Browser/Laboratory version 3 does not support Windows ME or MacOS 9 and earlier versions of these operating systems. If you use these older versions of Windows or MacOS, please continue to use Photo Browser/Laboratory version 2 which is compatible with your operating system.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Click the download link below appropriate to your operating system, and save the download file to your computer's hard drive. For example, saving the download file to your desktop will allow you find it easily once the download is complete.
  2. Close other applications, then double click the download file to begin the update. Mac users may need to first unstuff the download file prior to installation.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update.
  4. When the update is complete, click FINISH to exit the installer.

Date: November, 2008
Copyright: Hoya Corporation
Reproduction: All rights reserved
All product and company names shown here are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies

  • BROWSER/LAB 3 UPDATE FOR WINDOWS XP/Vista (37.3 MB) Descargar
  • BROWSER/LAB 3 UPDATE FOR MACOS-X (75.9 MB) Descargar

PENTAX PHOTO BROWSER LENS UPDATE (November, 2006)

Pentax is pleased to announce an update to the Photo Browser 2 software, which allows it to display lens data for the following recent Pentax lenses:

  • SMC Pentax DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited
  • SMC Pentax DA 21mm f/3.2 AL Limited
  • SMC Pentax DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED
  • SMC Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED/AL/IF
  • SMC Pentax DA Fisheye 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED/IF

Please note, you must have the Pentax Photo Browser version 2.0 or later installed on your computer in order to successfully download and install this lens update.

INSTRUCTIONS: Download the update file appropriate to your operating system, and save it on your computer's hard drive (e.g. save it on your desktop). Then, close other software applications, and double click the file to begin the update. Follow the on-screen step-by-step instructions to complete the update. For Macintosh versions, you may need to unstuff the download file with your Stuffit Expander utility before running the update.

  • UPDATE for Windows XP/ME/2000 (122k) Descargar
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