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Sony Announces X-OCN Compressed Raw Format

Sony’s new AXS-R7 4K raw recorder for the Sony F5 and F55 cameras will be capable of recording to a new compressed raw format calledX-OCN. The recorder is set to begin shipping in September.

As NoFilmSchool.com explains, “With the .r3d format, which uses wavelet compression, RED has long had a format offering the benefits of RAW with more manageable file sizes. Now, with the new X-OCN format, Sony has created a product with a great combination of reasonable file size and impressive quality that it claims is visually identical to F55 RAW.”

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