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Updates

Can't Open a Raw File?

If you can't open raw files in Photoshop Elements, go to Unable to open camera raw file in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

You probably have to download and install the latest version of the Adobe Raw Converter.

To see which version is installed on Photoshop Elements, do the following.

Windows

1) Go to the Full Edit section.

2) Go to Help > About Plug-ins > Camera Raw.

3) Look for the version number in the window.

4) Click the window to close it.

Mac

1) Go to the Full Edit section.

2) Go to Photoshop Elements > About Plug-ins > Camera Raw.

3) Look for the version number in the window.

4) Click the window to close it.

Latest Version

Check below for the latest version of the raw converter that you can use with your version of Photoshop Elements.

  Latest Adobe Raw Converter Version
12 8.4 (As of 10/2013)
11 7.4 (As of 10/2013)
10 6.7
9.0 6.5
8.0 6.2
7.0 5.6
6.0 5.6
5.0 4.5
4.0 3.7
3.0 3.6

The Easy Way to Update

If you're using Photoshop 9.0 or later versions, while online, go to Help > Updates.

The Harder Way to Update

 For manual loading instructions, download the Read Me PDF on the download page.