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  1. #1

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    Jan 17, 2009
    Mac Picture Preview - .CR2 Problem
    I'm using a MacBook Pro trying to view images off my Canon 5D Mark II in mac's 'Preview'.

    Unfortunately, I'm unable to preview the .CR2 (RAW) icons. Attached is a screen shot. Any way to fix this so that my images appear as the icons?


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    MacBurg's Avatar
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    Jan 26, 2007
    Waihi Beach, New Zealand
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.6Ghz | 200GB 7200 | 4GB Ram | 32GB iPod Touch 2G
    Do you have any other .CR2 files shot with a previous Canon camera that show their preview okay?

    Try a right click within that finder window and choose "Show View Options" then make sure you have "show icon preview" checked.

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    Member Since
    Jan 17, 2009
    I checked this information and 'show icon preview' is checked. There is still no change.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Feb 03, 2009
    Talking Mac Picture Preview - .CR2 Problem
    Update your RAW compatibility
    use link:
    Download Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update for Mac - Improves RAW file format compatibility. MacUpdate Mac Image Editing Software Downloads

    Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.4
    Improves RAW file format compatibility.

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    Member Since
    Dec 02, 2009
    Disable RAW
    Try disabling RAW in your settings, it worked for me.
    Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
    Summer 2009 Model

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    VegasGeorge's Avatar
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    Sep 23, 2006
    Las Vegas, NV USA
    iMac, and Macbook Pro
    I don't understand. Here is a screen shot of 3 of my CR2 files shown in Finder as Icons. There doesn't seem to be a problem. I'm posting this so others will know that it's not a file type incompatibility that you're dealing with here.
    Attached Images Attached Images

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