How do I Repair Corrupted CR2 Files [2024 Ultimate Guide]

Hello, I awoke this morning to find some random old raw (CR2) photographs corrupt. It could not open with LR, Canon's software, or Windows image viewer. Is there any workable way to fix them? Thank you in advance.

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Finley· Answered on Jan 16, 2024

We all know that photos are to store your precious memories, and they are sometimes the visualization of your mental snapshot. So, people panic once their photos are corrupted. But feel at ease, there are some workable ways to help repair corrupted CR2 files:

If you want to save time, you are most recommended to try to fix your corrupted photo with professional and reliable photo repair tools like EaseUS Fixo Photo Repair to finish the repair process in a few clicks. You can first download it by clicking the button below and do as follows:

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Step 1. Launch Fixo on your computer. Select "Photo Repair" and click the "Add Photos" button to add your corrupted photos.

Step 2. Click the "Repair All" option to repair numerous images at once. 

Step 3. Click the eye symbol to preview the photos, then click "Save" to save a specific photo. 

Other than this, you can try opening CR2 files in different photo-viewing software or just updating the software that you are currently using to open CR2 files. Or you can convert the photo formats and open it again.

Also, you can try the built-in repair utilities of Windows. You'll be relieved to discover that operating systems like Windows have programs for repairing corrupted photos. Many use SFC/Scannow to repair CR2 files. If you find some corrupted CR2 files after running SFC/Scannow on Windows, proceed as follows:

  • Navigate to the "Command Prompt" under the Windows button.
  • In the command prompt, type SFC/scannow and press the enter key.

Though you can utilize the repair utilities of Windows to fix your photo, it is somehow time-consuming and troublesome.

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