CAN file format description

Many people share .can files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .can file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .can files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.can - Canon Navigator Fax

The CAN graphic files are related to Canon MP Navigator. The CAN file is a Canon Navigator Fax image.

Canon MP Navigator
Graphic files
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Canon Navigator Fax related extensions:
Lossless JPEG Image
Fun Photor Template
Flare RAW Image
X11 Puzzle Bitmap Graphics Data
DEC LN03+ Sixel graphics file
TI Voyage 200 Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .can file extension. Even harmful programs can create .can files. Be especially cautious with .can files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .can file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .can file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

acn, an, ca, cab, cag, cah, caj, cam, cn, cna, cwn, cxn, czn, dan, fan

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Catena Project
China Academic Journals Document
DATAIR FlexPlus Data
Titanfall CAM Data
Vista Pro Animation
AceNet Configuration

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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