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PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 and PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3 Update for Macintosh

Thank you for using PENTAX digital SLR camera.

PENTAX wishes to announce the release of the Macintosh Updater for update the PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 (Version 3.61) and PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3 (Version 3.61).
For correct update, you are required to be installed previous version of PENTAX PHOTO Browser, PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory before hand on your PC. Please download the Updater file on your PC first, and update it.


Name PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version 3.61), PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 Updater (Version 3.61) Macintosh Updater
Registered name PBLV0361.zip (77,736Kbyte)
System requirement OS : Mac OSX 10.3 or later
CPU : Power PC G5 or later (Support: Dual CPU, Intel Core processer and Universal Binary)
Memory :  1.0GB or more
Free disk space : 250MB or more (500MB or more recommended)
Release date 2008/11/26
Copy right RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
How to Update
  1. Please download and save the file into appropriate folder on your Hard disk
  2. Double click the downloaded file
  3. The Installer will start, following to the installation display
  4. When the installation will be completed and the massage is displayed, click [Finish].

Update history
[26, November 2008]
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.61), PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.61) Macintosh Updater
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3

[Main changes from Version 3.52]

  • Support for the K-m camera
  • Added below items in the Image data pane.
    Capturer Mode - [Auto Picture Mode: Night Scene Portrait], [SCN Mode: Stage Lighting], [SCN Mode: Night Snap]
    AF Mode - [Auto: Single Mode], [Auto: Continuous Mode]
  • Added Shadow Compensation in the Image date pane.
  • Added lens data - [smc PENTAX-DA17-70mmF4 AL[IF] SDM], [smc PENTAX-DA L 18-55mmF3.5-5.6 AL], smc PENTAX-DA L 50-200mmF4-5.6ED], [smc PENTAX-DA*55mmF1.4 SDM] and [smc PENTAX-DA*60-250mmF4 ED[IF] SDM]

[Main changes from Version 3.60]

  • Corrected the Folder tree pain performance --- When click the upper deck top in Folder tree pane, the desk top on User folder was selected.
PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3

[Main changes from Version 3.51]

  • Support RAW data of K-m
  • Support for Shadow Compensation

[Main changes from Version 3.60]

  • Corrected the Shadow Compensation performance :
    (1) Shadow Compensation did not effect to DNG file.
    (2)When running PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory with Full Auto Processing and select a RAW file once again in the PENTAX PHOTO Browser, Shadow Compensation became invalid.

For detail of instruction, please download the Operating Manual for PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3, PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3, Click Here

[03, July, 2008]
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.52)
  • PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.51) Macintosh Updater
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.52)
  • Adjusted date printing position
[28. May, 2008]
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.51), PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.51) Macintosh Updater
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3
  • Support K20D and K200D
  • Support Mac OSX10.5
  • Support new tag information display on Image data pane
  • Improved the performance
  • Shorten the displaying of lens name on Image data pane
  • Addition of lens data - [smc PENTAX-DA18-55mmF3.5-5.6ALII], [smc PENTAX-DA55-300mmF4-5.8ED], [smc PENTAX-DA*200mmF2.8ED[IF]SDM], [smc PENTAX-DA*300mmF4ED[IF]SDM] and [smc PENTAX-DA35mmF2.8 Macro Limited]
  • In OS10.5 improved the performance when alias in the holder
  • Displaying of direction tag can be saved when extract JPG data
  • RAW data can be compressed when convert into a DNG RAW file
PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3
  • Support RAW data of K20D and K200D
  • Image Tone of Custom image, Picture mode and Scene mode can be used all Digital SLR camera
  • Addition of segments and parameter for Print Bracketing.
  • Improved DNG processing for image taken by K20D and K200D with D-Range setting ON
  • Improved X-Y coordinate display on enlarge display screen when setting display magnification other than 100%
[28. November, 2007]
PENTAX Photo Browser 3 (Version3.11)
  • smc PENTAX-DA 18-250mm F3.5-6.3ED AL[IF] can be displayed.
[19 April, 2007]
PENTAX Photo Browser 3 (Version3.11)
  • PENTAX REMOTE Assistant 3 for K10D and PENTAX REMOTE Assistant 1 for *istD can be switched from Browser.
    smc PENTAX-DA star16-50mm F2.8ED AL[IF] SDM can be displayed with Version 3.11.
    smc PENTAX-DA star50-135mm F2.8ED [IF] SDM can be displayed with Version 3.11.
[30 November, 2006]
PENTAX Photo Browser 3 (Version3.10)
  • smc PENTAX-DA 70mmF2.4 Limited can be displayed with Version 3.10.
  • For native of Intel core processor
PENTAX Photo Laboratory 3 (Version3,10)
  • Fine adjustment of white balance can be done even select the items other than [Color temperature specification]
  • native of Intel core processor
[08 August, 2006]
PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3
  • Improved the browser function
    Protect ON/OFF setting by one click
  • Improved the Slideshow function.
  • Addition of Check images pane
    All images with check marks in the Thumbnail pane are displayed.
  • Addition of [Easy Image Transfer] function
    Automatically searches for DCF images in the camera or removable disk drive
    connected to the computer and copies the images to the computer.
  • Addition of [Extract JPEG] function
    Extracts the JPEG data from a selected PENTAX RAW file and saves it as a separate file.
  • Addition of conversion function to DNG format
    Converts a selected PENTAX RAW file into a DNG RAW file.
  • Trimming function of Image in the Main image display
PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3
  • [Noise reduction] function
    Removes and reduces random noise and spurious color signals peculiar to digital Cameras (color moire)
  • Addition of [Lens aberration correction] function
    [Marginal lumination compensation] -- Adjusts marginal lumination of the image.
    [Distortion Correction] --- Corrects distortions (lens aberration that photographs straight lines as curved lines).
    [Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction] --- Corrects lateral chromatic aberration in which there is a difference in the image magnification and image size due to different color wavelengths at the image margins.
  • Fine adjustment function for Rotate/Shift
  • Display Bright Portions / Dark Portions function
  • Trimming function of Image
  • Addition of print function (Print function from Laboratory)
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