.RAF File Extension
Fujifilm RAW Image
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What is a RAF file?
An RAF file is a digital photograph captured by select Fuji digital cameras, such as the high-end FinePix models. It contains an image in the uncompressed RAW Fujifilm (RAF) format. RAF files may also include a .JPG version of the same image within the file for thumbnail preview purposes.
RAF is a camera raw image format proprietary to Fuji digital cameras. Other proprietary camera raw formats include .CR3, which is used by select Canon digital cameras, .ARW (Sony digital cameras), and .NEF (Nikon digital cameras).
Professional photographers and camera hobbyists that utilize Fuji cameras are the most common users of the RAF format. When transferring files from their camera they view or edit the files with an image editor and typically send them to print or incorporate them into digital artwork.
How to open a RAF file
You can open RAF files with various image editors.
If you are a Windows user, you can open RAF files with Microsoft Photos (with the Raw Image Extension installed, Corel PaintShop Pro, ACD Systems ACDSee Photo Studio, and Fuji Hyper-Utility Software.
If you are a Mac user, you can open RAF files with Apple Preview and Apple Photos, which come bundled with the operating system, and Fuji Hyper-Utility Software. You can also convert RAF files to other image formats, such as JPEG, PNG, and TIFF with Preview by selecting File → Export....
If you are a mobile user, you can open RAF files with Adobe Photoshop Express (iOS and Android).
NOTE: You may also open RAF files with Adobe Photoshop (Windows and macOS), but the application does not support RAF images captured by all Fuji cameras.