Iridient Developer and the Iridient Transformer DNG conversion applications have all been updated! These updates bring new RAW camera support, performance improvements and bug fixes. The macOS releases are now all compatible with macOS 11 (Big Sur) and Apple Silicon developer systems (in. Iridient Developer is a very interesting application. While it was the last one that I’ve written about, it was actually one of the first applications that offered an alternative to Lightroom and the supplied Raw Converter software. Iridient Developer (was RAW Developer) is a powerful image-conversion application designed specifically for OS X. Iridient Developer gives advanced photographers total control over every aspect of their digital camera's output, yet still provides easy drag-and-drop conversion convenience and access to basic adjustments for the casual user. Iridient Developer is an awesome RAW developer. You can get really close to the original file without being tripped up by impossible technical parameters. While I love it, Iridient Developer better suits technically minded photographers who understand at least exposure levels and curves. Iridient Developer is a powerful image processing application designed and optimized specifically for macOS. Though primarily focused on early stage RAW processing, Iridient Developer supports a wide range of standard and HDR format images.
|Initial release||December 2004; 16 years ago|
Iridient Developer, formerly Iridient RAW Developer, is a commercial and proprietary raw image format processing software for macOS.
It is noted for its ability to process FujifilmX-Trans raw files, and being one of the first to be able to generate sharp images from them. It claims to support 620 cameras, including, as of March 2015, all Sigma cameras except the Quattro generation. It was first released to the public in December, 2004.