Files with pef file extension can be usually found as digital RAW photographs recorded using the Pentax digital cameras.

There is one other file type using
the PEF file extension!

empty icon.pef - Macintosh Preferred Executable Format

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Software that open pef file

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PEF file extension - Pentax Digital Camera Raw Image Format

What is pef file? How to open pef files?

File type specification:

Digital camera RAW file type icon Digital camera RAW file type

pef file icon: pef filetype icon

The pef file extension is used for Raw image format created by Pentax Digital Cameras.

The pef file contains uncompressed RAW photograph taken with a Pentax digital camera. Raw formats store image information exactly how it was captured by the camera's sensor, with no compression or color adjustment.

The default software associated to open pef file:

Pentax Corporation logoPENTAX PHOTO Laboratory  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Pentax Corporation

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory is software for color separation processing and other processing of CCD RAW image data recorded in a PENTAX digital camera dedicated format.

PENTAX PHOTO Browser picture or screenshot

Pentax Corporation logoPENTAX PHOTO Browser  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Pentax Corporation

PENTAX PHOTO Browser is a viewer, manage and processing Pentax RAW photo images.

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Help how to open:

Use Adobe Photoshop or similar program to open and work with the .pef files. Might probably require a PEF plug-in.

How to convert:

Many photo editors nowadays support a broad range of raw formats and can be used to export PEF format as well.

Find conversions from pef file:

pef to dng

pef to jpeg

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pef to tif

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Find converter to pef file type:

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List of software applications associated to the .pef file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open pef file, edit pef file, convert pef file, view pef file, play pef file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pef files.

Software that open pef file - Pentax Digital Camera Raw Image Format

Programs supporting the exension pef on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pef file action.


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