.CAN File Extension

File Type:
Canon Navigator Fax Document

Having trouble opening .can extension? Don't panic! This page explains what can files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open can files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CAN file?

Can file extension has Canon Navigator Fax Document file type, developed by Canon, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

These are fax documents saved by Canon fax machines or all-in-one devices (fax/printer/scanner/copier). The software responsible for creating files with this extension is called Canon Navigator, it comes integrated into Canon fax machines. Today Canon Navigator software designed to support multifunction devices has been renamed to MP Navigator.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

can file icon
File Type:
Canon Navigator Fax Document
Raster Image Files

How to open CAN file?

Double click the can file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .can extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the can extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the can file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CAN files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the can file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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