How to open RW2 files

Did your computer fail to open a RW2 file? We explain what RW2 files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your RW2 files.

What is a RW2 file?

The RW2 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the RW2 file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the RW2 file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about RW2 files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic RW2

These apps are known to open certain types of RW2 files. Since many different programs may use RW2 files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific RW2 file.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerVerified
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
PhotoPad Image EditorPhotoPad Image EditorUser submitted
HoneyviewHoneyviewUser submitted
FastStone Image ViewerFastStone Image ViewerUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
RAW Thumbnail ViewerRAW Thumbnail ViewerUser submitted
PixillionPixillionUser submitted
JRiver Media CenterJRiver Media CenterUser submitted
Pixillion BildkonverterPixillion BildkonverterUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
DxO OpticsProDxO OpticsProUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
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RawTherapeeRawTherapeeUser submitted
Helicon Filter FreeHelicon Filter FreeUser submitted
SoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeSoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeUser submitted
CyberLink MakeupDirectorCyberLink MakeupDirectorUser submitted
K-Defense - Anti-KeyloggerK-Defense - Anti-KeyloggerUser submitted
PicasaPicasaUser submitted
SILKYPIX Developer Studio SESILKYPIX Developer Studio SEUser submitted
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Cyberlink PowerDVDCyberlink PowerDVDUser submitted
FastRawViewerFastRawViewerUser submitted
Photo-LuxPhoto-LuxUser submitted
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PhotoImpPhotoImpUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with RW2-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with RW2-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!