RAW file: How can I open a .RAW file?
The table below provides useful information about the .raw file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .raw file?
- What program do I need to open a .raw file?
- How can the .raw file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .raw files to another format?
We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource.
✅ Raw Image Data
The RAW file is a RAW image data. A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of a digital camera.
✅ ZX81 ZXPaintyONE v2.0 Bitmap
The RAW file is a ZX81 ZXPaintyONE v2.0 Bitmap. The ZX81 is a home computer that was produced by Sinclair Research and manufactured in Dundee, Scotland by Timex Corporation.
✅ Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image
The RAW file is an Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image. The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc.
✅ 3DCS Simulation RAW Data
The RAW file is a 3DCS Simulation RAW Data. 3DCS is a dimensional analysis tool for performing variation analysis simulations.
✅ PLINK Additive and Dominant Component Data
The RAW file is a PLINK Additive and Dominant Component Data. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
✅ Sentry 2020 Encryption Data
The RAW file is a Sentry 2020 Encryption Data. Sentry 2020 is a commercial software program for transparent disk encryption for PC and PDA.
✅ HP-41C Program
The RAW file is a HP-41C Program. The HP-41C series are programmable, expandable, continuous memory handheld RPN calculators made by Hewlett-Packard
✅ Nimbus 7 SAMS Raw Data
The RAW file is a Nimbus 7 SAMS RAW Data. Nimbus-7 is a polar orbiting satellite.
✅ SageThumbs RAW Image
The RAW file is a SageThumbs RAW Image. SageThumbs is a shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer.
✅ Dolphin Emulator Saved State
The RAW file is a Dolphin Emulator Saved State. Dolphin is a free and open-source video game console emulator for GameCube and Wii that runs on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android and Xbox One.
✅ BIAS Fringe Processor Image
The MSK file is a BIAS Fringe Processor Image. The Fringe Processor is a software-tool for fringe evaluation and scientific image processing. It is used for education, research and development, in universities as well as in the industry.
✅ Bruker RAW Data
The UXD file is a Bruker RAW Data. Bruker is a leading manufacturer of both laboratory and field spectrometers and equipment.
⚠ Be careful with .raw files.
It's important to know that the .raw file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .raw files. Be cautious when dealing with .raw files from unknown sources.
🔄 .raw converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .raw files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .raw file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .raw file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .raw 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:
Select an app to open this .raw file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .raw file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .raw file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .raw file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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