FastPictureViewer Codec is a neat little addon that you can install on your PC to preview a lot of different extensions in the explorer. Go from this:
For me, it has been a tremendous help and takes the uncertainty away from working with .exr files, which had until now been a guessing game and didn’t give me the visual feedback I needed.
2. How to install
To install, just go here and buy (or try free) the codec:
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The FastPictureViewer Codec Pack contains image decoders (codecs) that enablesrobust support for 45+ image formats, including RAW formats from more than 580 digital cameras in Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Photo Viewer, Windows Live™ Photo Gallery and, on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, also within Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player 12,with full 64-bit compatibility.
Double click the installer, go through the steps, and that’s it!
Notice there are a lot more extensions that this addon will create a preview for, so feel free to activate or deactivate the ones that you feel are convenient for you.