Canon CR2 Codec for Windows 8.x Desktop, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP (all editions including 64-bit) - Adds first class Canon CR2 files support to Windows Explorer, with full metadata exposed!
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64-bit and-32 bit
Canon CR2 raw codec for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP SP3.
Enables support for Canon CR2 and CRW raw formats in
Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Photo
Viewer, Windows Live™ Photo Gallery and, on Windows 7,
also within Windows Media Center and Media Player 12, with full 64-bit
Genuine codecs go beyond simple "thumbnail
providers" and enable the full end-user experience, with
full-size viewing in built-in image viewers, Windows
Photo Viewer slideshows, Explorer metadata display and
Windows Search integration.
"In our experience, the FastPictureViewer Codec Pack is much faster at decoding CR2 raw images [...and] comes with a 64-bit version that will work with the 64-bit version of ICE" -- Microsoft Research (Image Composite Editor Team)
Our Canon CR2 codec supports raw
files created by Canon digital cameras in RAW
or sRAW modes, providing
excellent previewing performance and high-quality
thumbnails. The codec also supports the CRW
formats and exposes color profile data to compatible
applications, enabling color-managed previewing of CR2
files shot with the camera set to the Adobe RGB color
space. The codec also supports files created with the
original EOS 1D and EOS 1Ds digital cameras, with .TIF
extension. Our product is always up-to-date and
supports all latest Canon camera models.
The codec can be configured to
use the embedded preview JPEG, instead of performing
full raw conversions, using the supplied Control Panel
applet, making CR2 previewing extremely fast, comparable to normal JPEG viewing.
Uncheck this option to enable full-resolution decoding
from the raw data. A separate codec supporting modified
Canon compact camera models with "hacked firmware",
known as CHKD, is also supplied
(although not installed by default).
Integration with Windows Search
let Windows Vista and Windows 7 users locate CR2 files
instantly from any Explorer search box: find files on
Title, Author, Keywords/Tags etc. directly within
Additionally, our bundled JPEG
decoder improves JPEG viewing speed on by up to 30% on
Windows 7 and provides auto-rotation of JPEG files in
Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Viewer and Windows Media
Center 7 and Media Player 12.
Check out a quick video demo showing the benefits of the FastPictureViewer Codec Pack:
Installation on Windows 7 and Windows 8.x Desktop
Installation in Windows XP SP3
Stop waiting! Solve your "Thumbnail Problem" and add fast Canon CR2 and CRW support to Windows now:
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