Lightroom/Elements: Support 3D camera file formats

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Hi, now that 3D camera's are everywhere and JPS is the standard, is there anyway we can get Photoshop Elements Organizer to allow JPS files?A JPS file is literally a renamed JPEG file but it has 2 images side by side (so it's twice the width of a 2D version) so there's no issues with Organizer reading the file as it's basically a jpeg but I take hundreds of photos and I don't want to rename them all to jpeg because the files then don't display properly on a 3D viewing device.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Still need .MPO (3D) support in Lightroom.

While .MPO files have not been mentioned recently there is still a need for Lightroom to support this file format. I'm just considering starting with Lightroom and Photoshop. To my dismay the .MPO (3D) format is not supported in Lightroom but it is in Photoshop. This seems like half of an implementation. There are many users of the Fuji W3 camera even though it has not been manufactured for several years. It takes a 2D (.jpg) and 3D (.mpo) picture at the same time. Some more recent cameras, like the Sony A77 have the option to take 3D panoramas which produce .MPO files.

When I show anyone a 3D image on my W3 they are amazed. So people really love 3D, we live in a 3D world, it is just the display technology that needs to advance.

It would be great if Lightroom supported .MPO so picture organization would be complete. I could use picture stacking and tagging consistently. As is, I'm not sure using Lightroom is worth the effort.

If there are plugins or add-ons that enable Lightroom to organize .mpo files I would really like to know.