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.CR2 File Extension

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File Type 1Canon Raw Image File

DeveloperCanon
Popularity
4.0 (62 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCamera Raw Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Raw camera image created by Canon digital cameras; stores uncompressed image data exactly how it was captured by the CCD; can be adjusted for white balance and exposure using several image-editing software programs, including the software bundled with Canon digital camera purchases.

More Information

CR2 files are saved in a format based on the TIFF specification. Some earlier versions of Canon digital cameras also use the .CRW format, which is based on the Camera Image File Format (CIFF).

Program(s) that open .CR2 files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
File Viewer Lite
Adobe Photoshop CC
Microsoft Windows Photos
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
ACD Systems ACDSee 18
ACD Systems Canvas 15
MAGIX Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9
IrfanView
Google Picasa
Microsoft Windows Live Photo Gallery
with Microsoft Camera Codec Pack
GIMP with UFRaw plug-in
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Apple Photos
Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
Snap Converter
Google Picasa
GIMP with UFRaw plug-in
MacPhun ColorStrokes
Linux LogoLinux
GIMP with UFRaw plug-in
gphoto2
MATE
with Atril Document Viewer
gThumb
Updated 8/21/2015

File Type 2Poser Character Rigging File

DeveloperSmith Micro
Popularity
3.6 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
Category3D Image Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

3D character data file used by Poser, a 3D human modeling program; includes information about the figure's joints and bones, including where and how much they bend; may also contain information about morphs that are built into the figure; may be imported by various third-party programs.

Program(s) that open .CR2 files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Smith Micro Poser 10
DAZ 3D DAZ Studio 4
Autodesk 3ds Max with PMorphTools
DAZ Productions Morph Designer
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Smith Micro Poser 10
DAZ 3D DAZ Studio 4
Greenbriar Studio Custom 3D Tools
Updated 2/23/2012