File Extension Library

.REF File Extension

  • Developer by: Clark Labs
  • Category: GIS Files

What are .REF files and how to open them?

Can't open .REF 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 .REF file.

What is a .REF file extension?

.REF file extension is created by Clark Labs. .REF has been classified as GIS Files.

.REF is IDRISI Raster Image Reference File

File created by IDRISI Taiga, a GIS imaging application; stores geographic reference information so that .RST images can be projected according to specific unit measurements; can be used for multiple raster images.

Many preinstalled REF files are located in the \GEOREF\ directory of the IDRISI Taiga installation.

List of all softwares that can open the IDRISI Raster Image Reference File
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File Type 2:

Microsoft Train Simulator Reference File

Developer by: Microsoft Category: Data Files Format: Text

File used by Microsoft Train Simulator, a program used to simulate trains and play the role of locomotive engineer or passenger; contains a reference to shape file settings, including the .S shape filename, shadow properties, class, alignment, and description.

REF files store a list of shapes that can be imported into a simulation.

How to fix problems with .REF files

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