The File Extensions Database


.RW2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Panasonic
  • Category: Camera Raw Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .RW2 file?

.RW2 is Panasonic RAW Image

Camera RAW file created by a Panasonic digital camera, such as the LX3 and LX5; contains a RAW raster image as captured by the camera sensor; can be adjusted for color, exposure, and other properties in an image editor.

Programs that open Panasonic RAW Image
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
Adobe DNG Converter
RawTherapee
IrfanView
XnViewMP
FastStone Image Viewer
Mac
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe DNG Converter
XnViewMP
MacPhun ColorStrokes
Linux
XnViewMP
iOS
Adobe Photoshop Express
Android
Adobe Photoshop Express

How to solve problems with RW2 files

  • Associate the RW2 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any RW2 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.RW2 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the RW2 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .RW2 is Panasonic RAW Image. Because only the current version supports the latest RW2 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Panasonic manufacturer website after an available .RW2 is Panasonic RAW Image update.
  • To make sure that your RW2 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.