Surprise, surprise! RED files lawsuit vs Nikon over internal RAW recording on Z9


This post is by Andrew Reid (EOSHD) from EOSHD.com – the DSLR video and digital filmmaking blog

Surprise, surprise! RED files lawsuit vs Nikon over internal RAW recording on Z9

As has been the case in the past, with everybody (apart seemingly from Canon) RED are flexing their claim to compressed RAW again.

The target this time is Nikon.

With the latest firmware update, the Z9 bravely has not one but two internal RAW codecs. N-RAW and now ProRes-RAW.

It might be unlikely Nikon will be able to continue to offer the internal RAW firmware update, so you can download it here for the time being, should you ever wish to own a Z9 in the future.

The RED lawsuit is available to read here but it’s very similar to what we’ve seen before vs Apple with ProRes RAW and Blackmagic.

I do wonder how much money RED stands to gain by making REDcode an exclusive to their own cinema cameras instead of licensing it out to all the mirrorless cameras out there.

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