Android RAW API Explained

Ever since the Android team confirmed it was working on an API to give Android users access to RAW files from the camera, there seems to have been some confusion to what this means: One camp asks “I have a DSLR…why would I want to edit RAWs from a phone?” And the other, “I don’t want to do all the extra editing work that comes with RAW files! I just want to post pictures SOOC!” Both of these questions are somewhat misguided, so I wanted to help clarify how the new RAW API will (probably) fit into the Android user experience.

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