iPhoto does not recognise the photos on the SD card of my new camera.

I am running Lion on iMac and iPhoto is up to date. my new camera is a sony a6000. The photos show up in the import window, even with an image of the camera, but when I ask iPhoto to import them it comes up with a message saying Unreadable Files – file is in unrecognised format. The photos are RAW but I’ve never had a problem importing RAW files before. This is what the file is displaying as in the unreadable files window.
/Users/SueHewett/Pictures/iPhoto Library/Import/Masters/Roll 1/_DSC2044.ARW

Answer

According to Apple’s RAW format support page, Sony Alpha ILCE-6000 support was added in Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.06 released in August 2014. This update requires a minimum of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 with iPhoto version 9.4.3 or later.

I recommend upgrading to the latest OS X version supported by your Mac.

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