The format has a TIFF-image structure. It is generated by Canon cameras. The CR2 photo is stored in an uncompressed form and allows you to edit such settings as white balance, exposure, and other settings for photos that were already taken. It is the successor format to CRW, which was used in previous generation Canon SLR cameras.
A format for storing vector graphics in Windows, involved in the direct output of an image in a specific context on the screen of a graphical device. It’s also used for transferring information from the clipboard. It supports a 24-bit RGB-color palette and is used to export graphics in Windows.