The File Extensions Database


.R36 File Extension

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

What is an .R36 file?

.R36 is Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 38)

The r36 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 *.r36 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 (*.rar file) 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 solve problems with R36 files

  • Associate the R36 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any R36 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.R36 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the R36 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .R36 is Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 38). Because only the current version supports the latest R36 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the win.rar GmbH manufacturer website after an available .R36 is Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 38) update.
  • To make sure that your R36 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.