The File Extensions Database


.REX File Extension

  • Developer by: Propellerhead Software
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .REX file?

.REX is ReCycle Loop File

Audio loop format used by ReCycle, a sampled loop creation and editing program; stores audio data and loop slicing information; REX files can be quantized, have the tempo changed, and can be tuned or detuned.

Programs that open ReCycle Loop File
Windows
Propellerhead ReCycle
Propellerhead Reason
Avid Pro Tools
Mac
Propellerhead ReCycle
Propellerhead Reason
Avid Pro Tools
File Type 2:

Rexx Source File

Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Source code file written in the Restructured Extended Executor (Rexx) programming language, a scripting and macro language primarily used to generate reports and process data; contains variables, functions, and other statements that tell the program how to function.

If you change the permissions of the REX file to "executable", you will be able to run the file. REX files are placed in the REXX source library in the Workgroup location by default.

NOTE: There are several free Rexx interpreters available, such as Regina, Reginald, and BRexx, that can open the REX fie.

Programs that open Rexx Source File
Windows
Regina REXX Interpreter
BRexx
Mac
BRexx
Linux
Regina REXX Interpreter
BRexx

How to solve problems with REX files

  • Associate the REX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any REX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.REX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the REX 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 .REX is ReCycle Loop File. Because only the current version supports the latest REX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Propellerhead Software manufacturer website after an available .REX is ReCycle Loop File update.
  • To make sure that your REX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.