Sorry if this is FAQ question, I just couldn't find answer.
I know that every Nikon camera produces slightly different NEF files. So software which supports D2X NEFs may not support D700 NEFs.
If I convert images to DNG, is any software supporting DNG able to open files correctly regardless about what was the original capture device?
Thank you and sorry if this is well documented question.
Best regards, Jukka Vuorinen
The latest version of the various Adobe Apps - Lightroom, ACR, Photoshop, will open any valid DNG.
Earlier versions will open DNGs whose specification existed at the time. In other words, an old version of Lightroom might not be able to open a DNG created using the latest DNG specification. (The DNG specification has gone through three major revisions - 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3)
> If I convert images to DNG, is any software supporting DNG able to open files correctly regardless about what was the original capture device?
not any... for example Pentax DCU (Pentax can produce either .PEF or .DNG raw files) will open .DNG originating from .PEF files or from Pentax camera, but will refuse to open .DNG originating from other sources... just because it was designed so - there is probably just a simple check for a camera model, but still... it all depends on what developers will decide, regardless of the standards... certainly if you are using only Adobe tools you might be in a safe position, venture outside and nothing is guaranteed.