Open CR3 files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a Canon Raw 3 image (.CR3 file)?

File Viewer Plus can open CR3 image files! It comes with a variety of image editing features, which include custom controls and effects and resizing and cropping tools. You can also batch convert CR3 images to JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP formats.

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What is a .CR3 file?

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A CR3 file stores a raw image captured by various Canon digital cameras. The file type was introduced with the release of the Canon EOS M50 camera and replaced the CR2 file format, which is commonly used by older Canon digital cameras. CR3 files store data exactly how it was captured by the sensor on the camera, which results in high-quality images, but large file sizes. Professional photographers often prefer working with raw images like CR3 files since they are stored in an uncompressed format that can be more accurately edited than compressed images.

Most people that encounter CR3 files are photographers that use Canon digital cameras that store images as CR3 files. However, you may still encounter a CR3 file if you are not a Canon photographer. You might receive a CR3 image from a friend who is a photography enthusiast or you may download a CR3 photo from an image-sharing website. Whatever the case may be, File Viewer Plus is a great tool for opening and modifying CR3 images. You can also use the program to convert CR3 photos to one of several more common image formats, such as JPEG and PNG.

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File Viewer Plus CR3 Support

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You can edit CR3 files with File Viewer Plus, but edited CR3 files must be saved in another format, such as JPEG, PNG, or TIFF.

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