CRW File Type

- The quick facts

What are CRW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CRW file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CRW file?

A .CRW file is a Canon RAW Format file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open CRW files

We have identified 3 CRW openers that are compatible with this specific type of CRW file.

Programs that open Canon RAW Format files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified
Able RAWerAble RAWerVerified

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension CRW

While we know of one file format using the .CRW file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CRW file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CRW files. Remember, different programs may use CRW files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
PhotoPad Image EditorPhotoPad Image EditorUser submitted
HoneyviewHoneyviewUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
FastStone Image ViewerFastStone Image ViewerUser submitted