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When to use the Uncompressed RAW, Lossless Compressed RAW, or Compressed RAW recording formats.

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    The decision to use the Uncompressed RAW, Lossless Compressed RAW, or Compressed RAW format depends on what image quality and shooting speed you want to use:

    Uncompressed RAW:
    Recommended when both high image quality and developing speed are desired.
    Lossless Compressed RAW:
    Recommended when you want to record with the same image quality as uncompressed RAW but with a smaller file size
    Compressed RAW:
    Recommended when you want to shoot continuously at the maximum speed, or to limit the file size