Setting the Image-Recording Quality (EOS Rebel T7)

Article ID: ART173768 | Date published: 02/28/2019 | Date last updated: 02/28/2019


Setting the Image-Recording Quality  (EOS Rebel T7)


Setting the Image-Recording Quality
You can select the pixel count and the image quality. Ten image recording quality settings are provided: 
Select the image-recording quality.
  • Under the tab, select [Image quality], then press
  • [Image quality] will appear.
Set the image-recording quality.
  • Select the image-recording quality, referring to the respective quality’s pixel count and number of possible shots displayed on the screen, then press .

  • The file size, possible shots, and maximum burst during continuous shooting are based on Canon’s testing standards (3:2 aspect ratio, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style) using an 8 GB card. These figures will vary by the subject, card brand, aspect ratio, ISO speed, Picture Style, Custom Functions, and other settings.
  • “Full” indicates that shooting is possible until the card becomes full with the listed conditions
I want to select the image-recording quality matching the paper size for printing.
Refer to the diagram on the left when choosing the image-recording quality. If you want to crop the image, selecting a higher quality (more pixels) such as is recommended. 
S2 is suitable for playing back the image with a commercially-available digital photo frame. S3 is suitable for emailing the image or using it on a Web site.

What’s the difference between ?
These settings indicate the different levels of image quality caused by different compression rates. The setting produces a higher image quality with the same number of pixels. Although produces a slightly lower image quality, this allows more images to be saved on the card. Both S2 and S3 have  (Fine) quality.

I was able to take more shots than the number of possible shots indicated.
Depending on the shooting conditions, you may be able to take more shots than is indicated. On the contrary, it may also be fewer than indicated. The number of possible shots displayed is only approximate. 

Does the camera display the maximum burst?
The maximum burst is displayed on the viewfinder’s right side. Since it is only a single-digit indicator 0 - 9, any number higher than 8 will be displayed only as “9”. Note that this number will also be displayed even when no card is installed in the camera. Be careful not to shoot without a card in the camera.

When should I use ?
images must be processed on a computer. 

 is the raw image data before it is made into or other images. 
 images cannot be viewed on a computer without the use of software, such as Digital Photo Professional
However, you can perform various adjustments on them that are impossible with other image types such as . is effective when you want to precisely adjust the image yourself or shoot an important subject.

records a image and a image with a single shot. The two images are saved to the card simultaneously. The two images will be saved in the same folder with the same file numbers (file extension .JPG for JPEG and .CR2 for RAW). images can be viewed or printed even with a computer which does not have the EOS software installed.

RAW Image Processing Software
  • To display RAW images on a computer, using Digital Photo Professional (DPP, EOS software) is recommended.
  • Previous versions of DPP Ver.4.x cannot process RAW images taken with this camera. If a previous version of DPP Ver.4.x is installed on your computer, obtain and install the latest version of DPP from the Canon Web site to update it  (The previous version will be overwritten.) Note that DPP Ver.3.x or earlier cannot process RAW images taken with this camera. 
  • Commercially-available software may not be able to display RAW images taken with this camera. For compatibility information, contact the software manufacturer.

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