Olympus camera owners can now download a new RAW file codec, which is compatible with Windows Vista.

This new codec is a program which supports the importing and display RAW data files (file extension is .orf) into Windows Vista.

Olympus says that it can only be used if the user's computer's OS is Windows Vista.

The models compatible with the new codec are the E-1, E-3, E-300, E-330, E-400, E-410, E-500 , E-510 , E-10, E-20, C-70 ZOOM, C-5050ZOOM, C-5060 Wide Zoom, C-7070 Wide Zoom, C-8080 Wide Zoom, SP-310, SP-320, SP-350, SP-500UZ, SP-510UZ, SP-550UZ and SP-560UZ.

Camera owners need 256MB of RAM (or more)and a HDD capacity of 200 MB or larger on their computer.