Asked • 03/26/19

RAW in ACR vs JPG in ACR?

Photoshop has now given the facility to open and edit JPEGs and other non-RAW file formats using Adobe Camera Raw. One doesn't have to shoot RAWs to do some heavy edits. So is there still any benefit that shooting in RAW makes when editing it in ACR? When a RAW file is opened in ACR why do some menu items (sliders, etc.) *color up* and they don't do so when a JPEG is opened in ACR?

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David P. answered • 03/26/19

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