EXR File

What are EXR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EXR 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 an EXR file?

An .EXR file is an Industrial Light & Magic OpenEXR Image 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 EXR files

We have identified two EXR openers that are compatible with this specific type of EXR file.

Programs that open Industrial Light & Magic OpenEXR Image files

Last updated: January 29, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

IrfanViewIrfanViewVerified
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Luminance HDRLuminance HDRUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
Pixillion BildkonverterPixillion BildkonverterUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo Commander FREEAshampoo Photo Commander FREEUser submitted
ExecutionerExecutionerUser submitted
easyHDR PROeasyHDR PROUser submitted
GIMPGIMPUser submitted

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