When collaborating with colleagues, packing RAW files as EIPs creates a need to locate and include additional files. It is important to enabling the Include Existing Adjustments option in the Adjustments panel when importing EIPs by using the Importer in a Session or Catalog. Otherwise, those adjustments will not be visible and you will have to re-import the files.
When you import an EIP into a catalog (referenced), the EIP will remain packed. If you copy the EIP into the catalog on import (managed), the EIP will automatically unpack.
That is not the case when dragging and dropping a folder of EIP files into a Session. When you do that, Capture One automatically includes the existing adjustments when creating the previews. If the adjustments are not wanted, simply select a New Variant (Image -> New Variant) or use the shortcut F2/F7 (macOS/Windows).
- Open a Session or Catalog, and select File -> Import Images... or click on the Import icon in the main toolbar. The Importer dialog opens.
- From Import From, select the folder of EIP image files to import and then choose the destination folder, naming, and other options as appropriate.
- In the Adjustments panel, enable Include Existing Adjustments with a check-mark.
- Click on Import All to import EIPs (complete with adjustments).
To convert all Phase One digital files to EIP when importing or capturing:
- Choose Capture One -> Preferences.
- Open the Image tab.
- Checkmark Pack as EIP when importing.
- Checkmark Pack as EIP when capturing.
The image file is now integrated into the Enhanced Image Package. The .EIP is simply replacing the image files. The setting files will be removed from the relevant folders and will also be included in the package.
Exporting images as EIPs
- Select the intended images that will be shared as .EIP.
- In the main menu, choose File -> Export Images -> Originals.
- Add any folder and file name information using the Location and Naming tools where necessary, and checkmark Pack As EIP under the Options palette. Click on Export Original. The files are now automatically packed and the extensions will be renamed to .EIP.
NOTE: DNGs, JPEG and TIFF files cannot be packed as EIP.