This website uses cookies to improve your experience. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. I Agree Read more
>> CR2 file

CR2 file format description

Many people share .cr2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cr2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cr2 files.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cr2 - Canon Raw 2 Image

CRW fle is a Canon RAW 2 image data. A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of a Canon digital camera.

.cr2 file format description:
CR2 format
Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer and Viewer
Graphic files
- / -
Canon Raw 2 Image related links:
Canon Raw 2 Image related extensions:
Canon Raw Image
Leaf RAW Image
Minolta RAW Image
Olympus RAW Image
Fujifilm Raw Image
Panasonic LX3 RAW Image

.cr2 - Poser Character

CR2 file is a Poser Character. Poser is a 3D rendering and animation software program optimized for models that depict the human figure in three-dimensional form, mostly used to pose and animate the figures in a similar way as a mannequin.

.cr2 file format description:
CR2 format
Data files
- / -
Poser Character related links:
Poser Character related extensions:
Poser Bump Maps Data
Poser Camera Data
Poser Compressed Camera Data
Poser Compressed Character
Poser Face Data
Poser Compressed Face Data

.cr1 - CRBasic Source

CR1 file is a CRBasic Source. CRBasic is a BASIC-like programming language used to create programs for the Campbell dataloggers.

.cr1 file format description:
CR1 format
Development files
- / -
cr2, cr3, cr4, cr5, cr6, cr7, cr8, cr9
CRBasic Source related links:
CRBasic Source related extensions:
CRBasic Source

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cr2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cr2 files. Be especially cautious with .cr2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cr2 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 .cr2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

c2r, xr2, rc2, dr2, crz, crq, cr, cd2, sr2, r2, ct2, crw, cre, cf2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Windows Media Center Click-to-record File
Samsung S5230 Firmware RSRC2 File
Canon Raw Image
Click'n Design 3D Document
SIR Schema Textual Specs Data
CHARTrunner Workspace

If you find the information on this page useful, please feel free to link to this page.

If you have useful information about the .cr2 file format, then write to us!