File Extension Library

.RAD File Extension

  • Category: Text Files

What are .RAD files and how to open them?

Can't open .RAD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .RAD file.

What is a .RAD file extension?

.RAD file extension has been classified as Text Files.

.RAD is Radar ViewPoint Radar Data

Radar data analysis format used for locating aircraft and monitoring airspace.

File Type 2 Reality Adlib Tracker Module
Developer by: Reality Category: Audio Files

Module created by Reality AdLib Tracker, an audio tracking application; contains note and instrument information for a song; holds up to 32 patterns and 31 instruments; common size is 10k or less.

NOTE: Reality AdLib Tracker and Adlib Tracker II are DOS only applications but can be used through DOSBox, a DOS emulator, on contemporary PCs.

List of all softwares that can open the Reality Adlib Tracker Module
Reality Adlib Tracker
Adlib Tracker II
File Type 3 Citrix Rapid Application Delivery File
Developer by: Citrix Category: Settings Files Format: Text

Configuration file used by Citrix XenApp (formerly Citrix Presentation Server) virtualization software; saved in a plain text format and contains a reference to a hosted application profile; used for launching streamed applications, which provide software to users on demand.

RAD files are opened automatically by the Raderun.exe program included with XenApp. This program can also be run manually at the command line.

List of all softwares that can open the Citrix Rapid Application Delivery File
Citrix XenApp
File Type 4 VRAD Lights File
Developer by: Valve Category: 3D Image Files Format: XML

3D lighting file used by VRAD, a command line program that adds light properties to a .BSP first-person shooter game map file; stores lighting properties for materials, which define the surface appearance of 3D objects.

RAD files are specified in an XML format. They can include settings for normal LDR and HDR (high dynamic range) color and intensity.

To compile lighting properties into an existing BSP map file, use the following command: vrad -lights bspmapname.rad

List of all softwares that can open the VRAD Lights File
Valve VRAD
Valve Source SDK
File Type 5 Radiance Scene File
Developer by: Radiance Category: 3D Image Files Format: Text

Scene file used by Radiance, a free ray tracing application; saves objects, materials, and lighting properties; serves as an input for generating an octree (.OCT) file so the scene can be rendered.

RAD files are saved in a text format, so they can be edited easily with a text editor before being converted for rendering.

List of all softwares that can open the Radiance Scene File

How to fix problems with .RAD files

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