Adobe Camera Raw enables a user non-destructive editing where it does not damage or change the original photo. Additionally, Camera Raw supports many camera models so it can interpret a wide range of image formats. And it is always putting out updates to support new cameras on the market.
Camera Raw also allows you to export photos in other image formats such as JPEG, digital negative (DNG), Photoshop (PSD), and TIFF. It is a free program and it is compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems.