PHOTO Browser 3 and PHOTO Laboratory 3 Update for Windows

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Thank you for using PENTAX digital SLR camera.
PENTAX wishes to announce the release of the Windows Updater for update the PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 (Version 3.61) and PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3 (Version 3.61).
For correct update, you are required to be installed previous version of PENTAX PHOTO Browser, PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory before hand on your PC. Please download the Updater file on your PC first, and update it.

Name PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.61), PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.61) Windows Updater.
Registered name PBLV0361.exe ( 38,225Kbyte)
System requirement OS : Windows XP SP2 or later / Windows Vista
CPU : Pentium 4 or later (Pentium 4 2.0GHz or more recommended)
Memory : 1.0GB or more (2.0GB or more recommended)
Free disk space : 250MB or more (500MB or more recommended)
Release date 2008/11/26

How to Update

  • Please download and save the file into appropriate folder on your Hard disk
  • Double click the downloaded file
  • The Installer will start, following to the installation display
  • When the installation will be completed and the massage is displayed, click [Finish].

Update history

[26, November 2008]
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.61), PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.61) Windows Updater


[Main changes from Version 3.51]

  • Support for the K-m camera
  • Added below items in the Image data pane.
    Capturer Mode - [Auto Picture Mode: Night Scene Portrait], [SCN Mode: Stage Lighting], [SCN Mode: Night Snap]
    AF Mode – [Auto: Single Mode], [Auto: Continuous Mode]
  • Added Shadow Compensation in the Image date pane.
  • Added lens data - [smc PENTAX-DA17-70mmF4 AL[IF] SDM], [smc PENTAX-DA L 18-55mmF3.5-5.6 AL], [smc PENTAX-DA L 50-200mmF4-5.6ED], [smc PENTAX-DA*55mmF1.4 SDM] and [smc PENTAX-DA*60-250mmF4 ED[IF] SDM]

[Main changes from Version 3.60]

  • Corrected the Main Image View performance --- When displaying the next image or previous image after rotating the image by Rotate Display (90°left or right), rotated condition was not canceled on display.
  • Corrected the searching performance --- When directory type the network address into the address bar, some network address were not searched correctly.
  • Corrected the Print Index performance --- When printing image by Print Index, part of caption information did not match with content.

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3

[Main changes from Version 3.51]

  • Support for RAW data of K-m
  • Support for Shadow Compensation.

[Main changes from Version 3.60]

  • Corrected the Shadow Compensation performance --- Shadow Compensation did not effect to DNG file.

[28. May, 2008]
PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 (Version3.51), PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.51) Windows Updater


  • Support K20D and K200D
  • Support new tag information display on Image data pane
  • Improved the performance
  • Shorten the displaying of lens name on Image data pane
  • Addition of lens data - [smc PENTAX-DA18-55mmF3.5-5.6ALII], [smc PENTAX-DA55-300mmF4-5.8ED], [smc PENTAX-DA*200mmF2.8ED[IF]SDM], [smc PENTAX-DA*300mmF4ED[IF]SDM] and [smc PENTAX-DA35mmF2.8 Macro Limited]
  • Displaying of direction tag can be saved when extract JPG data
  • RAW data can be compressed when convert into a DNG RAW file

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3

  • Support RAW data of K20D and K200D
  • Image Tone of Custom image, Picture mode and Scene mode can be used all Digital SLR camera
  • Addition of segments and parameter for Print Bracketing.
  • Improved Full Auto Processing for RAW file
  • Improved DNG processing for image taken by K20D and K200D with D-Range setting ON

[28. November, 2007]

PENTAX Photo Browser 3 (Version3.12)

  • For Windows Vista, saved file on public holder, DVD or CD can be browsed.
  • smc PENTAX-DA 18-250mm F3.5-6.3ED AL[IF] can be displayed.

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.12)

  • Improved image display in the [Print] dialog when printing after recalling image file adjustment.

[19 April, 2007]

PENTAX Photo Browser 3 (Version3.11)

  • PENTAX REMOTE Assistant 3 for K10D and PENTAX REMOTE Assistant 1 for *istD can be switched from Browser.
  • smc PENTAX-DAstar star16-50mm F2.8ED AL[IF] SDM can be displayed with Version 3.11.
  • smc PENTAX-DAstar star50-135mm F2.8ED [IF] SDM can be displayed with Version 3.11.

[30 November, 2006]

PENTAX Photo Browser 3 (Version3.10)

  • smc PENTAX-DA 70mmF2.4 Limited can be displayed with Version 3.10..

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3 (Version 3.10)

  • Fine adjustment of white balance can be done even select the items other than [Color temperature specification]

[08 August, 2006]

PENTAX Photo Browser 3

  • Improved the browser function
    Protect ON/OFF setting by one click
  • Improved the Slideshow function.
  • Addition of Check images pane
    All images with check marks in the Thumbnail pane are displayed.
  • Addition of [Easy Image Transfer] function
    Automatically searches for DCF images in the camera or removable disk drive
    connected to the computer and copies the images to the computer.
  • Addition of [Extract JPEG] function
    Extracts the JPEG data from a selected PENTAX RAW file and saves it as a separate file.
  • Addition of conversion function to DNG format
    Converts a selected PENTAX RAW file into a DNG RAW file.
  • Trimming function of Image in the Main image display

PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3

  • [Noise reduction] function
    Removes and reduces random noise and spurious color signals peculiar to digital Cameras (color moire)
  • Addition of [Lens aberration correction] function
    [Marginal lumination compensation] -- Adjusts marginal lumination of the image.
    [Distortion Correction] --- Corrects distortions (lens aberration that photographs straight lines as curved lines).
    [Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction] --- Corrects lateral chromatic aberration in which there is a difference in the image magnification and image size due to different color wavelengths at the image margins.
  • Fine adjustment function for Rotate/Shift
  • Display Bright Portions / Dark Portions function
  • Trimming function of Image
  • Addition of print function (Print function from Laboratory)

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