Open CR2 files with File Viewer Plus

CR2 file open in File Viewer Plus 4
CR2 file open in File Viewer Plus 4

Do you need to open a CR2 file?

File Viewer Plus can open CR2 (Canon Raw) images and comes with image editing features, including custom controls and effects and resizing and cropping tools. You can also batch convert CR2 images to JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP formats.

Open, edit, and convert CR2 files without Canon image viewing software. Try File Viewer Plus for free today!


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What is a .CR2 file?

CR2 files are raw images captured by various Canon digital cameras. These files store data exactly how it was captured by the Charged Coupled Device (CCD), which is a sensor on the camera. CR2 files are typically large since they are saved in an uncompressed format to maintain the highest image quality. Professional photographers often prefer working with RAW images since they can be more accurately edited than compressed images.

Even if you are not a Canon photographer, you may still acquire a CR2 file. You might receive a CR2 image from a friend or download it from an image-sharing website. Whatever the case may be, File Viewer Plus is a great tool for opening and editing CR2 images. You can also convert them to one of several more common image formats.

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