AICDCGB GFX50S RAF2DNG a tool which will do “file conversion while importing GFX RAF files from RAF into DNG”

This story is about my tool aicdcGB, which will convert GFX RAF files,  while you are importing files from your card into a certain folder.
AicdcGB will recognize any new RAF in any subfolder while you import RAF. For example if you start the tool with this command …

./aicdcGB.sh  /Volume/home/user/pictures

then the tool will convert all new RAF files into DNG files in any subfolder of pictures. This can be also useful if you want not to use X-Aquire, but Fujifilm lightroom plugin.

Do not import files other than the GFX RAF files as long as the script is running !! 

Installation guide

Prerequisites for aicdcGB.sh is fswatch and my App AinsteinGB  (both are not for free)
Prerequisites for AinsteinGB are exiftool, adobe-dng-converter and x-aquire.
Please look at my installation guide for AinsteinGB.

Howto install fswatch

  1. Press Command+Space and type Terminal and press enter/return key.
  2. Run in Terminal app:
    ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" < /dev/null 2> /dev/null
    and press enter/return key.
    Wait for the command prompt to finish.
  3. brew install fswatch
  4. brew install parallel

Done!

After a full installation of all recommended software-applications you have to store my tools aicdcGB.sh in your homedirectory.
In Finder you will find on the left side a symbol  looks like a house. This is your homedirectory.

Copy my scripts into your homedirectory

  • open terminal and type in “chmod 764 aicdcGB.sh” withouth the “

Done you are ready to use it.

How you can start the converting

open Terminal
./aicdcGB.sh “space” “Foldername”
for example ./aicdcGB.sh /Volume/user/picture/testfolder
press Return

How you can stop my converting tool just be pressing CTRL C or closing the terminal window

Software you will need to install:
fuji x-aquire, adobe dng converter, exiftool and my App AinsteinGB

https://sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/

http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/x_acquire/mac/download.html

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/adobe-dng-converter.html

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