An r57 file extension is used by the WiRAR for its multi-volume archives.

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R57 file - RAR compressed files from a multi-volume archive

What is r57 file? How to open r57 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

r57 file icon: r57 filetype icon

The r57 file extension is associated with the RAR compression file format developed by the Eugene Roshal and introduced in 1993 now used by the WinRAR compression utility for Microsoft Windows.

The r57 file stores a part of RAR multi-volume archive.

Updated: June 11, 2018

The default software associated to r57 file type:

WinRAR icon

win.rar GmbH logoWinRAR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
win.rar GmbH

A 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:

Use WinRar to extract files from archive.

How to convert:

Extract files from archive and then use another archive or backup software (like WinZip etc.)

List of software applications associated to the .r57 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open r57 file, edit r57 file, convert r57 file, view r57 file, play r57 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting r57 files.

  • Open r57 file
  • Create r57 file
  • Extract r57 file

Software that open r57 file - RAR compressed files from a multi-volume archive

Programs supporting the exension r57 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open r57 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with r57 file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
7-zip small icon 7-zip

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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