.SR2 File Extension

.SR2 File Extension

File Type

Sony RAW Image

Developer Sony
3.6  |  10 Votes
Category Camera Raw Files
Format Binary

What is an SR2 file?

An SR2 file is a raw camera image created by Sony digital cameras such as the R-1. It stores uncompressed image data in the Sony RAW 2 (SR2) format exactly how the camera's sensor CCD captured it. Sony professional photographers commonly work with SR2 files because they store images in a higher quality than compressed images and can be more accurately edited.

More Information

The SR2 format is an extension of the Sony RAW (.SRF) format. Sony also develops the Alpha Raw (.ARW) image format utilized by select Sony digital cameras, such as the a7R III and a6300 models.

SR2 is one of many RAW image formats utilized by various camera manufacturers. Other formats include:

How do I open an SR2 file?

You can open SR2 files with the software bundled with the Sony digital cameras that capture images in the SR2 format.

You can also open SR2 files with Microsoft Photos (bundled with Windows), CyberLink PhotoDirector (Windows and macOS), XnViewMP (multiplatform), and Corel AfterShot Pro (multiplatform).

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Programs that open or reference SR2 files

Updated November 12, 2021

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