This is a format that is used to store RAW photos on Sony digital cameras without the use of compression. It contains the complete set of information that was captured by the camera's sensors through the lens when shooting with minimum adjustments. The opportunities for post-editing depend on the camera model and lens. ARW files can be created and edited in the ArtStudio Image software.
JP2 is a bitmap image format JPEG 2000. This can be a picture, an image from a surveillance camera, digital fax and other. In JPEG 2000 to compress the file using the technology of wavelet transform. This allows for a smoother and sharper image and the file size compared to JPEG for the same quality is lower.