The R08 file extension is related to the split multi-volume RAR compressed file archives (part 10).

There is one other file type using
the R08 file extension!

r08 file icon.r08 - Norton Ghost rar file

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Software that works with r08 file extension

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R08 file extension - Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 10)

What is r08 file? How to open r08 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

r08 file icon: r08 filetype icon

The R08 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

Or:

  • .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) .... etc. for first volume
  • .part1.rar, .part2.rar, part3.rar 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 r08 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.

RAR for Mac OS X icon

win.rar GmbH logo RAR for Mac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  win.rar GmbH

RAR for Mac OS X is command line tool used to create and extract RAR archives.

RAR for Linux icon

win.rar GmbH logo RAR for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  win.rar GmbH

Rar for Linux is command line utility used to create and extract RAR archives.

Related articles:

Useful information about multi-volume archives

Help how to open R08 files:

The *.r08 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 multi-volume archive in WinRAR application and extract files from RAR multi-volume archive.

How to convert file with extension R08:

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 .r08 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 r08 file, edit r08 file, convert r08 file, view r08 file, play r08 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 r08 files.

  • Open r08 file
  • Create r08 file
  • Extract r08 file

Software that open r08 file - Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 10)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open r08 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with r08 file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
StuffIt Expander small icon StuffIt Expander
ZipZag small icon ZipZag
PeaZip small icon PeaZip
7-zip small icon 7-zip
IZArc small icon IZArc

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with r08 file by default:
RAR for Mac OS X small icon RAR for Mac OS X
Other suggested software:
StuffIt Expander for Mac small icon StuffIt Expander for Mac
The Unarchiver small icon The Unarchiver
EZ7z for Mac OS X small icon EZ7z for Mac OS X

Linux/Unix:

Main software associated with r08 file by default:
RAR for Linux small icon RAR for Linux
Other suggested software:
Xarchiver small icon Xarchiver
File Roller small icon File Roller

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