1 Format Specifications

  • no header, big endian, 16bit (12msb padded with 4lsb zeroes)
  • starting at the top left, with 3072 rows of 4096 columns
  • the data is in bayer pattern RG/GB
  • image sensor registers dump (128 x 16bit, big endian) appended

2 Opening in Photoshop

  • rename the file extension from ".raw16" to ".raw"


2.1 Samples

XZ compressed sample files (use 7Zip to uncompress under windows: http://www.7-zip.org/)


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3 RAW12

There is also the derived format that leaves out the 4 lsb zeros.

Convert RAW12 -> RAW16 with imagemagick:

convert -size 4096x3072 -depth 12 gray:input.raw12 -depth 16 gray:output.raw16