How To Open RAW files

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It is easy to open a RAW file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your RAW file with Free File Opener!

What is a raw file?

A RAW file is an image file that takes data directly from the sensor of a digital camera or scanner with minimal processing. RAW images cannot be printed or edited by an image editing program, but must instead be converted to a file format such as a TIFF or JPG. There are dozens of file formats that are considered RAW files, including many proprietary formats linked to specific camera brands and models. RAW images are typically uncompressed, or use lossless compression, and therefore display much higher image quality that formats such as JPG. However, RAW files tend to be much larger than other image file formats.  Adobe Photoshop (PSD) is commonly used to edit RAW files

Open raw files with Free File Opener

If you have received a file with a raw file extension and need to open or view the file, Free File Opener can help. With Free File Opener, you have a free file viewer that allows you to open all document files quickly and easily. You can also open and view over 200 other types of files including spreadsheets, pictures, movies and music files. The best part about Free File Opener is that it is a Free download!