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A Linux Program for Decoding Raw Digital Image Files

DCRAW is a program, written in C, which takes in raw digital image files (not converted to another lossy format), and decodes them for processing.

Using DCRAW on the HPC#

DCRAW does not require a module to be loaded before using. In order to run the program, run dcraw from the command line with the options appropriate for your intended application. Use the format:


-OPTIONS is the list of options appropriate for your application and FILE is the name of your file.

To see a quick reference of the available options, type the command dcraw without any options or arguments. More detailed usage information is available on the vendor website.