.CRWL File Extension

File Type:
Windows Crawl File

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

What is a CRWL file?

Crwl file extension has Windows Crawl file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "text files" category.

Image file, which is retrieved from a Canon digital camera, comes unprocessed and uncompressed. It is commonly based on the Camera Image File Format (CIFF). Users can access CRW files through appropriate software that is provided not only with Canon digital cameras but different third-party image editing applications as well.

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

crwl file icon
File Type:
Windows Crawl File
Text Files

How to open CRWL file?

Double click the crwl 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 .crwl 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 crwl 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".

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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 crwl 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 CRWL files

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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 crwl file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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