CR2 File Extension

File Type

Canon Raw Image Format




Data Files





Information about the CR2 file extension

CR2 is the extension given to files that are used in 4 operating systems such as: , Linux, Mac OS, Windows. XnConvert is a very common application as a tool for handling CR2 files. The developer of this program is Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet. In addition, the Adobe Photoshop, ACDSee, Canvas, Canon Digital Photo Professional programs can be used to open files with the CR2 extension.

The structure of such files is typical of Data Files. 1326 file types are given the CR2 extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. The format of this particular Canon Raw Image Format file was developed by Canon. The Canon Raw Image Format file was most likely created using the XnConvert program. CR2 detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with CR2 files

CR2 File Extension

What is a(n) CR2 file??

The CR2 file extension is a raw image file created by Canon. The CR2 format is Canon's variant of the .RAW format. If you are not sure of the type of camera that has been used to create the CR2 file, you can download and install Camera RAW plug-in for your photo editing software to open the file.

The CR2 format is used by digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLRs) manufactured by Canon. The term "CR2" stands for "Canon RAW 2". It was introduced in 2006 with Canon's EOS 40D DSLR camera.

CR2 File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

Here are the most important online tools related to CR2. Through them, you can perform many activities related to CR2 for free. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your CR2 file.

CR2 File Opener

CR2 opener is a very popular tool among our users. Here you will find a way to open your unknown CR2 file. Opening the CR2 file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

CR2 File Viewer

To view the contents of the CR2 file use the CR2 Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your CR2 file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

CR2 File Converter

Try to convert the CR2 file to a different format if problems arise while working with the CR2 file. After converting the file to a different format, you may have the option of using additional options for working with the CR2 file.

CR2 File Editor

If you want to edit the content of CR2 file, please use CR2 editor. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the CR2 file. On the editor page you will find all the information you need to edit the CR2 file.



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