The ROU file extension is related to the Gerber route file format used by Altium Designer.

There are 2 other file types using
the ROU file extension!

rou file icon.rou - MapSource route information file

rou file icon.rou - English Lake District Walker Calculator route file

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ROU file extension - Gerber route file

What is rou file? How to open rou files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The ROU file extension is associated with the Altium Designer a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) 3D designing tool for Microsoft Windows operating system. The .rou file stores Gerber routing data for PCB manufacturing.

The default software associated to rou file type:

Altium Designer icon

Altium Limited. logo Altium Designer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Altium Limited.

Altium Designer is a set of applications for printed circuit board, FPGA and embedded software design.

Help how to open ROU files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension ROU:

As far as we know, this .rou file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rou 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 rou file, edit rou file, convert rou file, view rou file, play rou file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rou file - Gerber route file

Click on the software link for more information about Altium Designer. Altium Designer uses rou file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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