I can't open my raw files in Photoshop

I can't open my raw files in Photoshop

The raw files created by STELLINA are delivered in FITS format. This format is specific to astrophotography and needs to be processed a specific way than only experienced amateur astronomers will know how to perform. If you do not have the necessary experience or do not know how to treat FITS files manually, we invite you to edit the JPEG file. These files are editable on software like Photoshop, DXO Lab, …

Here is a summary of all the softwares compatible with Stellina's formats:

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