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2018 MacBook Pro: Convert RAW Files to JPEG With Adobe Camera Raw (Canon 5DS R)

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MPG tested a fully-loaded Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X. The only better model is the same configuration with a 4TB SSD.

2018 MacBook Pro

This test is a real-world task relevant to Adobe Photoshop: batch convert raw files to JPEG. Disk I/O is not a significant factor for any of these machines.

Raw file conversion to JPEG — 50-megapixel Canon CR2 raw

The 2018 MacBook Pro looks solid here, only a few percent behind the 2017 iMac 5K. That said, with 6 CPU cores, one might hope for more, since the 2017 iMac 5K has only 4 CPU cores.

The 2015 MacBook Pro (and by implication the 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro) all lag, taking 25% longer. Thus the 2018 MacBook Pro is a solid win for raw conversion of Canon CR2 raw.

2018 MacBook Pro: Convert 52 Canon 5DS R 50-megapixel raw flies to JPEG

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2018 MacBook Pro

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