File Extension EXR

.EXR File

File extension: EXR
File type: Bitmap


Notes about the EXR file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The EXR file type is primarily associated with 'OpenEXR' by Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC.. OpenEXR is a high dynamic-range (HDR) image file format developed by Industrial Light & Magic for use in computer imaging applications.

Detailed information for file extension EXR:


Primary association: OpenEXR
Company: Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC.
File classification: Graphic
Identifying characters Hex: 76 2F 31 01 02 00 00 00 63 68 61 6E 6E 65 6C 73 00 63 68 6C 69 73 74 00 , ASCII: v/1.....channels.chlist.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .EXR

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: Photoshop.OpenEXRFile.10
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhootoshopCS\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Photoshop.exe

ProgramID: MyViewPad.exr
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe


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