RAW deal? Canon will now make you pay for DPP Express

RAW deal? Canon to make DPP Express subscription-based
(Image credit: Canon)

Digital Photo Professional (DPP) has been supplied with Canon's DSLR, mirrorless  and higher-specification, RAW-compatible compact cameras for many years. Until recently the iPad version of the software, referred to as DPP Express, has enabled users to quickly review and process .jpeg and .CR3 RAW files, as well as wirelessly control selected Canon cameras, when the firm's Camera Connect app is also installed.

However details have emerged that suggests DPP Express will soon become a paid-for commodity, with the introduction of a subscription-based system. A statement was issued on the Canon Singapore website explaining that, from October 2019, access to DPP Express will require the payment of a monthly subscription fee.

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