File Extension Library

.ROT File Extension

  • Developer by: Sierra Entertainment
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .ROT file?

.ROT file extension is created by Sierra Entertainment. .ROT has been classified as Game Files.

.ROT is Homeworld 2 Graphics File

Graphics file used by Homeworld 2, a space-based real-time strategy game; may be used to store icons, 3D textures, and other graphics within the game; can include multiple images in a single file.

ROT files are not meant to be edited, but they can be modified with ROT Tool, which will cause the graphics to appear differently in the game.

List of all softwares that can open the Homeworld 2 Graphics File
Sierra Homeworld 2

How to Open .ROT file on different platforms

Open .ROT File on Windows

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

Open .ROT File on Mac

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

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

Open .ROT File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .ROT files

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