How to Add Native RAW Image Format Support to Windows 10

Do you like taking pictures in Raw image formats and wish that the Raw files from your camera were natively supported by Windows 10?

Good news! Targeting 19H1, Microsoft has been working hard to release a new store-delivered Raw codec package that dramatically improves native raw file format support in Windows 10.

The Raw Image Extension adds native viewing support for images captured in raw file formats produced by many mid- to high-end digital cameras. By installing the package, you will be able to view thumbnails and metadata of supported raw file formats right in Windows File Explorer or view images in the Photos app. The current version of the extension supports a long list of cameras, however some Raw formats like .CR3, and .GPR are not currently supported at this time.

This tutorial will show you how to add native RAW image format support for your account in Windows 10.

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