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CR2 Image Format


Format Name 

Filename extension

Canon photo RAW CR2



CR2 is an image file format written by some popular Canon digital cameras such as the EOS300d, EOS350d, EOS400d, Digital Rebel XT and Kiss n Digital. CR2 is a RAW format that supersedes the CRW format. CR2 files usually contain vast quantities of information which is lost when saved as JPEG, the file size of a CR2 can be four times that of the equivalent highest quality JPG. The images are stored using the TIFF standards, with some improvement to the file structure and also includes full EXIF details.


*.cr2 file type is supported by these models:

  • EOS 400D
  • EOS-1D
  • EOS-1D Mark II
  • EOS-1D MarkIII
  • EOS-1DS
  • EOS-1DS Mark II
  • EOS-20D
  • EOS-30D
  • EOS-350D
  • EOS-40D
  • EOS-5D




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