X3F File

Did your computer fail to open an X3F file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .X3F files.

What is an X3F file?

An .X3F file is a Sigma - Foveon X3 raw picture file. Through our analysis of X3F files, we know that one use of the format is Sigma - Foveon X3 raw picture. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open X3F files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with extension X3F for different purposes. We have identified 1 X3F opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of X3F file.

Programs that open X3F files

Able RAWerAble RAWerVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension X3F

While we know of one file format using the .X3F 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 .X3F file.

Various X3F file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of X3F files. Remember, different programs may use X3F files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
PhotoPad Image EditorPhotoPad Image EditorUser submitted
HoneyviewHoneyviewUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
RAW Thumbnail ViewerRAW Thumbnail ViewerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with X3F-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with X3F-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!