Article ID : 00066120 / Last Modified : 07/29/2014

Are RAW image files compatible with Apple Macintosh computers?

    Computers running the Apple Mac OS X (v10.4.11 or higher) operating system installed with the current version of iPhoto software support RAW image files. The Aperture 2 software for Macintosh computers also supports RAW image files.

    NOTE: If you are unable to view the RAW files, the iPhoto and Aperture 2 software may need to be updated to add native support for newer RAW image profiles. Visit the Apple Web site at for complete information about either of these applications.

    The Sony Image Data Converter software supplied with the camera also is compatible for viewing and editing RAW image files on Macintosh computers.

    Download Image Data Converter for MAC