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Canon CR2 format and Photoshop CS2

steven greaves , Jul 16, 2005; 06:11 p.m.

I have just loaded Adobe Photoshop CS2 on to my PC. For some reason unknown to me, I cannot open EOS 20D CR2 files. Do I have to buy a plug-in or some update from Adobe to view these files or am I doing something incorrectly?

Thanks for any help!

Responses

wayne little , Jul 16, 2005; 06:22 p.m.

yes you do need a free update, available from abobe's web site. Raw update 3.1 is available in the suport section for dowload.

D N , Jul 16, 2005; 10:32 p.m.

If you turn on automatic updates and have a live internet connection it will do this in the background. Otherwise, go to Help\Updates and force a download from within PhotoShop CS.

Charles Lipton , Jul 18, 2005; 12:56 a.m.

Thank you for that information... I too was having problems downloading my 20D raw to photoshop CS...I downloaded the new 3.1 file.....

I could download to the photoshop browser but had to convert to jpg to download to save to file......and had to work each photo.raw then save it...what a pain.....hope the new 3.1 works easier..

Chuck

Don Robillard , Nov 24, 2007; 04:46 p.m.

I have updted my CS2 raw all the way to 3.7 and it still won't read CR2. All i have seen is complaints on the net. No actuall cure that really works. I used to love Photoshop CS2. Now i think they have just left there old custamers hanging.

Rob Bernhard , Nov 24, 2007; 05:40 p.m.

Don,

You can easily and freely convert your CR2 files to Adobe RAW DNG files using the DNG converter. Then you can open your RAW files in CS2 fine.

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