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RAW to JPEG


2 Jan 2020 2:20PM
Good afternoon all, happy New Year. I take pictures in RAW format and transfer them to my PC. Normally I just leave it at that as I do not use them anywhere else, however, I am starting a course and need to upload pics to the site as JPEGs. I have elements 10 installed and it uses Camera RAW to convert the files, but does not offer a JPEG option when saving the image. I am probably missing something here and was hoping someone could help?

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kaz1 Plus
9 150 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2020 2:43PM
Hi Cyril, Happy New Year to you.

When you click save as, just below the file name is a drop down menu. This gives you the option to save your image in whatever format you want. I have done a screenshot for you, I hope it helps.

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Niknut Plus
9 2.4k 82 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2020 2:45PM
If you have the image open in 'Elements'.....click on "File" in top LH corner, & click
on "Save as"; then when the image reopens look for "Format" under the window & click
on it. You'll see a choice of formats including RAW or JPEG....so just click on JPEGs
then "Save" & the image is recorded & saved as a JPEG........easy peasy !!.WinkGrin

Kaz's screen shot shows it clearly !!.Grin
2 Jan 2020 3:29PM
Thank you for the responses, however there is no Jpeg option in the dropdown on my screen, except Jpeg2000 which I don't recognise?
Niknut Plus
9 2.4k 82 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2020 3:46PM
Jpeg is Jpeg !!.......perhaps the "Jpeg2000" refers to your version of 'Elements', as
in the year 2000 ??........I shouldn't worry about it !.Grin
saltireblue Plus
9 10.1k 45 Norway
2 Jan 2020 4:21PM

Quote:Jpeg is Jpeg !!.......perhaps the "Jpeg2000" refers to your version of 'Elements', as
in the year 2000 ??........I shouldn't worry about it !.Grin


The differences between jpeg and jpeg2000 explained here.
Carabosse 16 41.4k 270 England
2 Jan 2020 4:43PM
Save it as a TIFF first, then open the TIFF and do "Save for Web" to JPEG.
Fma7 4 1.0k United Kingdom
2 Jan 2020 7:28PM
It will be in 16 bit format, there is a menu option to change to 8 bit, then you can save as JPEG

Image->Mode->8bits per channel
silverscot 7 71 Scotland
3 Jan 2020 12:07PM
Easy method to convert multiple images is to use XnConvert. Copy all images to prog select output format and destination click on convert button. All done , may have to rename.
Tianshi_angie 5 2.7k England
3 Jan 2020 12:41PM
But as the OP already has Elements it would seem to me that it is unnecessary to buy more software.
Jestertheclown 11 8.0k 252 England
3 Jan 2020 3:03PM
I've never used Elements but I'm intrigued by this notion that it doesn't support a simple "save as Jpg." option.
I'd have thought that that would be the first choice.
Carabosse 16 41.4k 270 England
3 Jan 2020 3:53PM
I haven't used Elements for some years but I think the problem is exporting from Adobe Camera Raw. The simplest solution is to save as TIFF. You can then resave into whatever format you want.
an alternative is to export as jpg...…is that an option for you?

also in adobe camera raw, you can save files without going back to elements,
I assume elements 10 has an older version of ACR however it has the similar functionality

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strawman 16 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2020 6:13PM
As has been pointed out the problem is probably you have a 16 bit image. Elements will only offer 16 bit storage options. If you do as Fma7 says and convert the image to 8 bit and do save as JPEG 9s there amongst a myriad of other options. Or you can use the save for Web option but it will complain unless you make it a lowish resolution file.
Jestertheclown 11 8.0k 252 England
3 Jan 2020 6:21PM
Using ACR in Photoshop, there's an option to "open image" which erm, opens the image in Photoshop from where you can "save as" whatever you like.
Doesn't Elements do the same?

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