RawTherapee is a free, cross-platform raw image processing program

Download RawTherapee version 5.10 released on February 16, 2024. (Release notes)

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RawTherapee is a powerful, cross-platform raw photo processing system, released as Free Software (GPLv3). It is designed for developing raw files from a broad range of digital cameras and targeted at users ranging from enthusiast newcomers who wish to broaden their understanding of how digital imaging works to professional photographers.

RawTherapee provides a powerful suite of tools for you to produce amazing photos and showcase your creativity.

RawTherapee benefits users who take the time to learn what it can do. Luckily the community is quite welcoming and helpful! Check out the Forum, read up on RawPedia, and ask questions - there's always something neat to learn! :)

High Image Quality

Non-destructive, 32-bit (floating point) processing engine, modern demosaicing algorithms, and advanced color+detail editing bring you the best tools to develop images of the highest quality from your raw files (including High Dynamic Range DNG).

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Outstanding Raw Support

RawTherapee gives you best-in-class demosaicing, including using two demosaicing algorithms on the same image, compositing pixel-shift raw files with automatic ghost masking, working with multiple-frame raw files, dark frame subtraction, flat field correction, and hot/dead pixel correction!

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Freedom for Free

RawTherapee is Free and Open Source software. This means you can use it free of charge, wherever you like and however you like as long as you abide by the copyleft GPLv3 license. Download the source code, modify it, and help improve it! We believe in Free Software.

It is cross-platform - you can use it on Linux, macOS, or Microsoft Windows. It is also international and available in over 15 languages!

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Latest News

RawTherapee 5.10 Released

RawTherapee 5.10 has been released! Head over to the Downloads page to get it and to read the release notes.

RawTherapee 5.9 Released

RawTherapee 5.9 has been released! Head over to the Downloads page to get it and to read the release notes.

RawTherapee 5.9 (WIP) and Project Updates

Hi all! This is Pat David from Pixls.us, on behalf of the RawTherapee team with an update.

As you may have noticed, the usual updates of RawTherapee seem to have stalled after version 5.8 was released in February 2020. This feels like ages ago. Normally, the team would release at least two updates per year with new features and many bugfixes. If you have wondered when a new version will arrive, I can tell you: soon! In this post, I will provide a little backstory to the current situation and preview a lot of …

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