File Extension Library

.RX2 File Extension

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

What is an .RX2 file?

.RX2 file extension is created by Propellerhead Software. .RX2 has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .RX2 file is Binary.

.RX2 is REX2 Audio File

Audio loops file used by digital audio workstation (DAW) applications; contains audio loop samples stored in Propellerhead's proprietary REX2 format; supports both mono and stereo, whereas the .REX format only supports mono.

RX2 files store "slices," which split the audio into segments that can be matched to specific tempos.

NOTE: REX stands for "ReCycle Export," which is named after Propellerhead's ReCycle software.

List of all softwares that can open the REX2 Audio File
Propellerhead ReCycle
Propellerhead Reason
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Cakewalk SONAR X3
PreSonus Studio One
Propellerhead ReCycle
Propellerhead Reason
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
PreSonus Studio One

How to Open .RX2 file on different platforms

Open .RX2 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .RX2
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .RX2 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .RX2 files" Press "Ok"

Open .RX2 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .RX2 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 .RX2 File on Linux

Right click on the .RX2 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .RX2 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .RX2 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 .RX2 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 .RX2 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .RX2 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .RX2 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .RX2 file format
  2. You need to check the .RX2 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)