File with R25 extension is one part of a multi-volume RAR archive. You will need all parts in order to decompress the whole archive.

There is one other file type using
the R25 file extension!

r25 file icon.r25 - Norton Ghost rar file

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Software that works with r25 file extension

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R25 file extension - Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 27)

What is r25 file? How to open r25 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

r25 file icon: r25 filetype icon

The R25 file extension is associated with WinRAR. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed RAR archive.

Some RAR files can be parts of a multi-volume sequences. In WinRAR you can split a huge archive to a few smaller files, which are called volumes.

Older versions of WinRAR used either:

  • .rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • .r01, r02, r03 ....etc. for any additional volumes


  • .rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • .001, .002, .003 ....etc. for any additional volumes

The newer versions of WinRAR are using:

  • .rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • .part1.rar, .part2.rar, part3.rar ....etc. for any additional volumes

In order to unpack the multi-volume RAR archive, you need to place ALL of the split parts in the same directory and start extraction of the first volume. The program will automatically use all of the parts to extract the content of the archive.


The default software associated to r25 file type:

WinRAR icon

win.rar GmbH logo WinRAR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  win.rar GmbH

WinRAR is a popular file compression and archive utility. Along with WinZip and 7-Zip is one of the most common compression programs for Windows. Its native format is as the name implies RAR and uses rar file extension.

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

WinRAR is also able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface.

Help how to open R25 files:

An *.r25 file is only one part of RAR multi-volume archive. If you want to extract this file, you must have all parts of the RAR multi-volume archive. Open the first part of RAR (*.rar file) multi-volume archive in WinRAR application and extract files from RAR multi-volume archive.

How to convert file with extension R25:

It is not possible to convert only one part of RAR multi-volume archive. Only complete RAR archive can be converted in to another archive or compression format. The easiest way how to convert complete RAR multi-volume archive is to decompress the RAR archive with the use of WinRAR and repack the content with another compression or archive application of your choice.

List of software applications associated to the .r25 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open r25 file, edit r25 file, convert r25 file, view r25 file, play r25 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the r25 files.

  • Open r25 file
  • Create r25 file
  • Extract r25 file

Software that open r25 file - Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 27)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open r25 file action.

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