Iridient X-Transformer
Iridient X-Transformer


Iridient X-Transformer free download for Mac

Iridient X-Transformer

26 October 2019

Convert Fujifilm RAF images to DNG format.


Iridient X-Transformer is a utility that can be used to convert Fujifilm RAF images to DNG format using Iridient Digital's high quality RAW processing algorithms. Much of the core RAW processing, sharpening, noise reduction and lens corrections featured in this program are shared with Iridient Developer a more full-featured RAW processor that is available only for macOS.

The Iridient RAW processing routines have been in active development for over 12 years for use in Iridient Developer and have been optimized and refined over the years for the best possible image quality. Iridient Developer is widely regarded as one of the highest quality RAW processors available.

The key RAW processing stages that can be applied by Iridient X-Transformer during conversion to DNG include:

  • Interpolation or demosaic processing. This transforms the camera sensor's X-Trans or Bayer color filter information to produce a full color RGB image. This processing is always applied by Iridient X-Transformer and cannot be disabled or undone. There are two interpolation options, one for a more detailed rendering and a second smoother, lower artifact version. The algorithms are identical to the latest "detail+" and "smooth" options in Iridient Developer 3.1.4.
  • Sharpening. Iridient X-Transformer features advanced sharpening based on the very highly regarded "Iridient Reveal" sharpening algorithms featured in Iridient Developer. Sharpening is optional and can be adjusted (low/med/high) or disabled.
  • Automatic lens corrections for distortion, chromatic aberration, and vignetting. Corrections are based on native Fujifilm lens information specified in their RAF metadata. The lens correction stage is optional and lens correction information can also be passed on through DNG opcode metadata and left to later processing stages or ignored altogether. The lens correction processing in Iridient X-Transformer uses the same high quality resampling algorithms as Iridient Developer.
  • Color and luminance noise reduction. The noise reduction processing in Iridient X-Transformer shares much in common with the latest noise reduction available in Iridient Developer and is specifically optimized for RAW image processing. Noise reduction is optional and can be adjusted (low/med/high) or disabled.

What's new in Iridient X-Transformer

Version 1.6.1:
New Features:
  • Support added for RAW images from the Fujifilm X-Pro3 and X-A7.
  • Single, unified macOS build now supports 10.7 through 10.15.
  • Now built with the final macOS 10.15 Catalina libraries and developer tools from Apple.
  • Updated to the latest version of the libjpeg-turbo library (2.0.3).
  • Updated to the latest version of the LibreSSL library (3.0.2).
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with lens corrections being too strong when using the sensor hardware cropped mode on recent Fujifilm models.
  • Fixed an issue with the Lightroom plug-in on Windows which could result in the NEF image not being found.

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