File Extension Library


.R17 File Extension

  • Developer by: win.rar GmbH
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .R17 file?

.R17 file extension is created by win.rar GmbH. .R17 has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.R17 is Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 19)

The r17 file extension is associated with WinRAR. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed RAR archive.

Some RAR files can be parts of a multi-volume sequences. In WinRAR you can split a huge archive to a few smaller files, which are called volumes.

Older versions of WinRAR used either:

  • rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • r01, r02, r03 ....etc. for any additional volumes

Or:

  • rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • 001, 002, 003 ....etc. for any additional volumes

The newer versions of WinRAR are using:

  • rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • part1.rar, part2.rar, part3.rar ....etc. for any additional volumes

In order to unpack the multi-volume RAR archive, you need to place ALL of the split parts in the same directory and start extraction of the first volume. The program will automatically use all of the parts to extract the content of the archive.


How to open:

The r17 file is only one part of RAR multi-volume archive. If you want to extract this file, you must have all parts of the RAR multi-volume archive. Open the first part of RAR multi-volume archive in WinRAR application and extract files from RAR multi-volume archive.

How to convert:

It is not possible to convert only one part of RAR multi-volume archive. Only complete RAR archive can be converted in to another archive or compression format. The easiest way how to convert complete RAR multi-volume archive is to decompress the RAR archive with the use of WinRAR and repack the content with another compression or archive application of your choice.

How to Open .R17 file on different platforms

Open .R17 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .R17
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .R17 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .R17 files" Press "Ok"

Open .R17 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .R17 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 .R17 File on Linux

Right click on the .R17 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .R17 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .R17 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 .R17 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 .R17 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .R17 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .R17 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .R17 file format
  2. You need to check the .R17 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)