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CR2 file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .cr2 file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .cr2 file?
  • What program do I need to open a .cr2 file?
  • How can the .cr2 file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .cr2 files to another format?

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2 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ Canon Raw 2 Image

CR2 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.
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: image/x-raw
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
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CR2 aliases:
CR2 related links:
CR2 related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

✅ 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.
Category: Data files
Application: Poser
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Magic string: -
Sample: -
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Poser Model Preview

Poser Hair Data

Poser Props Data

Poser Pose Data

Poser Bump Maps Data

Poser Compressed Pose Data

Poser Compressed Character

Poser Face Data

Poser Compressed Face Data

Poser Compressed Hair Data

✅ CRBasic Source

CR1 file is a CRBasic Source. CRBasic is a BASIC-like programming language used to create programs for the Campbell dataloggers.
Application: LoggerNet
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CR1 aliases:
cr2, cr3, cr4, cr5, cr6, cr7, cr8, cr9
CR1 related links:
CR1 related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .cr2 file extension.

🔄 .cr2 converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .cr2 files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .cr2 file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs

🚫 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:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Sony RAW Image
Canon Raw Image
CHARTrunner Workspace
POV-Ray Include File
Windows Media Center Click-to-record File
ComputerEyes Raw Image
Aurora Data Resource Definition
Click'n Design 3D Document
Visual Studio RC2 Resource
Common Loudspeaker Format Type 2 File

🔴 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .cr2 file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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