What is a .CAM File And How To Open It – CASIO (Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .cam extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .cam file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .CAM file?

The file extension .CAM comes from CASIO Digital Camera Picture File. The developer of this file extension is CASIO. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cam file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .CAM file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .CAM file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .CAM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .cam file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CAM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CAM file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .cam file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use XnViewMP software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CAM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the XnViewMP software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .CAM file on Linux

To open the .cam file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .CAM file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the XnViewMP software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .CAM file?

If you are still unable to open the .CAM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CAM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cam – Ucamco, .cam – FastCAM, .cam – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CAM file with the XnViewMP program on Windows, XnViewMP program on Mac and XnViewMP software on Linux.