PEF Converter

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Convert PEF files online for free

PEF images, used by Pentax digital cameras, are uncompressed RAW images that take a lot of disk space, so it's best to convert PEF to another image format. You can use an online PEF converter for free to quickly transform a PEF file. Our PEF file converter is easy-to-use and despite its size limit is well-suited for image conversion.

What is PEF?

Full name

Pentax Electronic File

Format type


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PEF is one of those raw image formats that were designed by camera producers to be used by their hardware, like CR2 for Canon and NEF for Nicon. Respectively, PEF was created by Pentax.

File extension


Technical details

Raw image formats are used to preserve as much data the camera gets from its lens as possible. It helps professional photographers edit the final picture and ways lossy picture formats do not allow for. However, the files in this format are significantly bigger than in JPEG.

Associated programs

Microsoft Photos, Apple Preview, Corel PaintShop Pro 2022, Canvas GFX Canvas X Pro, ACD Systems ACDSee Photo Studio, Adobe® Photoshop®, MacPhun ColorStrokes

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