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Mon, Jan 16, 2012 10:13 AM

Photoshop Elements 8.0: How can I open up CR2 files? Please help!!

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Hello, there is CR2 and CR2...
What camera are you using?
Here is the list of cameras supported by ACR(Adobe Camera Raw), and the first version that opens them: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/407/kb407111...

And this list shows that you can install Camera Raw 6.2 in Photoshop Elements 8: http://www.adobe.com/support/download...

Check if your camera is supported in ACR 6.2. if not you might need to update to a newer version of Photoshop Elements.

If Canon, like Pentax, or Leica and others, supported the DNG format, you would not have to update. They decided to use a proprietary format instead...