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The following can determine whether to use uncompressed RAW, lossless compressed RAW, or compressed RAW.
- Uncompressed RAW:
- Recommended when both high image quality and developing speed are required, as this format can be developed more quickly by development software than lossless compressed RAW.
- Lossless compressed RAW:
- Recommended when you want to record with image quality equivalent to uncompressed RAW in a smaller file size.
- compressed RAW:
- Recommended when you want to shoot continuously at the maximum speed or to limit the file size.