Sigma released their plug-in for Adobe Photoshop CC that allows for X3F RAW file processing. The plug-in is for files from “DP Merrill series, dp Quattro series, and SD1/SD1 Merrill and sd Quatro series cameras.” However, it does not support X3I files or X3F files from specific cameras. Click here for the release and download page links.
Sigma announced version 1.5 of it’s SIGMA Optimization Pro software. The software is dedicated for the Sigma USB Dock, Sigma Flash USB Dock FD-11, and Sigma Mount Converter MC-11. The update provides adds an “AF function button setting” feature and enables customization of the 70-200 F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens. The Mac version also adds compatibility to Mac OS Mojave and improves Chinese language support. Read the full press release here.
Sigma Corporation of America announced that its “most anticipated Global Vision lens of the year” will be priced at $1499 US and will ship for Canon mount in late December 2018. According to Sigma Pro Jim Koepnick, the lens completes “the must have trio” of DG HSM lenses alongside the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM and 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art. Read the full announcement here.