File Extension Library

.R File Extension

  • Developer by: The R Project for Statistical Computing
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .R file?

.R file extension is created by The R Project for Statistical Computing. .R has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .R file is Text.

.R is R Script File

Script written in R, a programming language used for statistical analysis and graphing purposes; contains code that can be executed within the R software environment; may contain commands that create objects (functions, values, etc.) and produce visualizations of the computed data.

List of all softwares that can open the R Script File
File Viewer Plus
File Type 2 Rez Source Code File
Developer by: Apple Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Text file used by Rez, a resource compiler for Mac OS X applications; contains declarations for application resources, which can be string lists, icons, alerts, or one of many other resource types; used for building the resources into the resource fork of an application file.

R files must must contain both the type declarations and the resource definitions required to compile the resources. Compiled resources can be decompiled back into R files using DeRez.

NOTE: The Rez compiler is included with Apple Xcode development software.

List of all softwares that can open the Rez Source Code File
Apple Xcode
MacroMates TextMate
Bare Bones BBEdit
File Type 3 REBOL Script
Developer by: REBOL Technologies Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Script written in the REBOL programming language; contains code that can be compiled into an executable program; may be a program file or a header file referenced by other REBOL program files.

REBOL stands for "Relative Expression Based Object Language." The language is commonly used for creating Internet scripts and applications.

File Type 4 Ratfor Source Code File
Developer by: Brian Kerhighan Category: Developer Files Format: Text

File used by Ratfor, a preprocessor for the FORTAN programming language; contains regular FORTRAN source code as well as Ratfor statements that can be translated into FORTAN source code before they are compiled by a FORTRAN compiler.

Ratfor source code allows developers to use a wider syntax than the syntax supported by the FORTRAN compiler. For example, Ratfor allows the specification of C-like control flow constructs such as if-else, switch, while, and for.

NOTE: Ratfor is distributed in a source code format.

List of all softwares that can open the Ratfor Source Code File
File Type 5 Right Audio Channel File
Category: Audio Files

Audio file containing the right channel of an audio track; often exported by audio production programs, such as Digital Performer (Mac) and Cubase (Mac and Windows).

List of all softwares that can open the Right Audio Channel File
Apple iTunes
Apple iTunes

How to Open .R file on different platforms

Open .R File on Windows

  • Right-click a .R
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .R file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .R files" Press "Ok"

Open .R File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .R file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .R File on Linux

Right click on the .R file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .R File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .R file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .R File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .R files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .R files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .R files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .R file format
  2. You need to check the .R file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)