Display RAW data on Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10.

Relevant Products

This information is for the following models:

"α" series:
  • DSLR series
  • SLT series
  • NEX series
  • ILCA series
  • ILCE series

  • NEX-VG20E / NEX-VG30E / NEX-VG900E

  • DSC-F828 / DSC-R1 / DSC-V3
  • DSC-RX1 / DSC-RX1R / DSC-RX10 / DSC-RX100 / DSC-RX100M2 / DSC-RX100M3

About this download

Sony RAW Driver is a program to display Sony RAW data (ARW/SR2/SRF files) on Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10.

By installing this program, you can display the RAW data on Explorer or Photo Gallery in Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 in the same way as JPEG files.

Note: Images may look rough when enlarged on Photo Gallery, but they can be displayed properly on the supplied software or other supported software.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

The latest version of the firmware update is compatible with most commonly used versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10


  • Windows Vista 32-bit / 64-bit Editions are supported except for Starter Edition.

Download instructions

  1. Make sure you are logged on as an administrator.
  2. Make sure no program other than your Internet browser is running.
  3. You must accept the terms of the End User Licence Agreement at the bottom of the page. After reading this agreement, click "Accept", a window will pop up.
  4. Save the SRD20_Installer0810a.exe file to the Desktop of your computer (recommended).

Install the software

  1. Make sure you are logged on as an administrator.
  2. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  3. Go to the desktop of your computer and double-click the SRD20_Installer0810a.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation of the Sony RAW Driver.

Note: After the installation, the message "This program might not have installed correctly" may appear even though the installation is successfully completed. In this case, please click [This program installed correctly].

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