An rxx file extension is associated with the WinRAR compression utility. An rxx file stores a part of multi-volume RAR archive.

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

rxx file icon.rxx - Retrospect selector export file

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Software that works with rxx file extension

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RXX file extension - RAR compressed files from a multi-volume archive

What is rxx file? How to open rxx files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

rxx file icon: rxx filetype icon

Characters xx represents a number from 01 to 99.

File extension rxx is a part file from a multi-volume compressed rar archive (you need all files together (e.g. rar, r01, r02, r03, r04, r05 etc. to decompres archive contents).

RAR is the native format of WinRAR archiver. Like other archives, rar files are data containers, they store one or several files in the compressed form.

After you downloaded RAR file from Internet, you need to unpack its contents in order to use it.

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

They may have extensions rar (the first volume), r00, r01, r02 ..., or part1.rar (the first volume), part2.rar, part3.rar ..., or 001, 002, 003, ... etc.

If you need to unpack volumes, place all them to the same folder and start extraction from the first volume.

The default software associated to rxx 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 RXX files:

Use WinRAR to open *.rxx archive file.

How to convert file with extension RXX:

The easiest way how to convert RAR archive is to decompress the rxx archive with the use of WinRAR and repack the content with another compression utility of your choice.

List of software applications associated to the .rxx 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 rxx file, edit rxx file, convert rxx file, view rxx file, play rxx 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 rxx files.

  • Open rxx file
  • Create rxx file
  • Extract rxx file

Software that open rxx file - RAR compressed files from a multi-volume archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rxx file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
StuffIt Expander small icon StuffIt Expander

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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