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.R3D File Extension

File TypeREDCODE Video File

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CategoryVideo Files


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

What is an R3D file?

Native video format used by RED high-resolution video cameras; compressed using REDCODE, an advanced wavelet technology codec that creates visually lossless images.

More Information

RED cameras shoot in a resolution called "4K," which is much greater than 2K resolution supported by HD video. Therefore, R3D files may have much higher resolution than HD files. Because of this high resolution, RED cameras are commonly used for shooting modern cinematic films.

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Programs that open R3D files
Updated 5/2/2014

About R3D Files

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