Open CR3 files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a CR3 file?

File Viewer Plus can open CR3 (Canon Raw 3) images and comes with various image editing features, which include custom 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?

CR3 files are raw images captured by various Canon digital cameras. The Canon Raw 3 (CR3) file type was introduced with the Canon EOS M50 camera release, replacing the Canon Raw 2 (CR2) file format 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 photography enthusiast friend, 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 other common image formats, such as JPEG and PNG.

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