CR3 file format description

Many people often share .cr3 files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .cr3 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cr3 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cr3 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .cr3 file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cr3 - Casio WK-1800 Registration Data

The CR3 data files are related to Casio WK-1800. The CR3 file is a Casio WK-1800 Registration Data. The Casio WK-1800 is a 76-key MIDI keyboard and synthesizer that allows you to create your own sounds and samples.

Application:Casio WK-1800
Category:Data files
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Casio WK-1800 Registration Data related extensions:

  • rgv Borland Caliber Requirement Grid Filter
  • tfx Avid Pro Tools Eleven Rack Presets
  • pet SWAT Potential Evapotranspiration Input Data
  • ths Corel WordPerfect Thesaurus Dictionary
  • sus Synergy Accounts Update Script
  • rrse REALrunner Lite Sound Effect Data

.cr3 - Canon Raw 3 Image

The CR3 graphic files are related to Canon Digital Photo Professional. The CR3 file is a Canon RAW 3 image data. A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of a Canon digital camera.

Application:Canon Digital Photo Professional
Category:Graphic files
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Canon Raw 3 Image related extensions:

  • wic J Wavelet Image Codec Bitmap
  • gg Koala Paint Compressed Bitmap
  • pdd Adobe PhotoDeluxe Image
  • dm4 Gatan DigitalMicrograph 4 Image
  • scan ThunderScan Image
  • xvc MuPAD Uncompressed VCam Graphic

.cr1 - CRBasic Source

The CR1 development files are related to LoggerNet. The CR1 file is a CRBasic Source. CRBasic is a BASIC-like programming language used to create programs for the Campbell dataloggers.

Category:Development files
Magic:- / -
Aliases:cr2, cr3, cr4, cr5, cr6, cr7, cr8, cr9

CRBasic Source related extensions:

  • cr1 CRBasic Source

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .cr3 file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .cr3 extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .cr3 files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .cr3 files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .cr3 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .cr3 file

To set the .cr3 file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .cr3 file association. Many applications can open .cr3 files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .cr3 file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

c3, ce3, cf3, cg3, cr, cre, crr, crw, ct3, dr3, fr3, rc3, sr3

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cr3 filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .cr3:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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