File Extension X3F

.X3F File

File extension: X3F
File type: RAW Picture File


Notes about the X3F file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The X3F file type is primarily associated with 'Sigma Camera' by Sigma. Use the SIGMA Photo Pro software provided with the camera to download and manipulate the photos. The Foveon X3 direct image sensor captures all three colors at every pixel location and requires special software to manipulate the RAW files. Any camera with a Foveon sensor may be able to save and use this format.

Detailed information for file extension X3F:


Primary association: Sigma Camera
Company: Sigma
File classification: Graphic
Identifying characters Hex: 46 4F 56 62 , ASCII: FOVb
Related links: Foveon
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .X3F

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: ACDSee 7.0.x3f
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

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

ProgramID: Photoshop.CameraRawFileFoveon.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS2\Photoshop.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.x3f
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.x3f
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

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

ProgramID: DigitalFotoMaker.5.x3f
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MAGIX\FOTO_M~1\FOTOMA~1.EXE

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

ProgramID: MyViewPad.x3f
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe

ProgramID: Sigma X3F Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ArcSoft\RAW Thumbnail Viewer\RAW Thumbnail Viewer.exe


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