An r81 file extension is related to the RAR and WinRAR data compression programs. An r81 file stores a part of multi-volume archive.

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R81 file - RAR compressed files from a multi-volume archive

What is r81 file? How to open r81 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

r81 file icon: r81 filetype icon

The r81 file extension is related to the WinRAR for Microsoft Windows and RAR for MS-DOS data compression tools developed by Eugene Roshal.

The r81 file stores a part of multi-volume data archive.

The first version of RAR compression format was introduced in 1993.

Updated: May 15, 2018

The default software associated to r81 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.

RAR for Mac icon

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

Company or developer:
win.rar GmbH

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

RAR for Linux icon

win.rar GmbH logoRAR 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.

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 .r81 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 r81 file, edit r81 file, convert r81 file, view r81 file, play r81 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 r81 files.

  • Open r81 file
  • Create r81 file
  • Extract r81 file

Software that open r81 file - RAR compressed files from a multi-volume archive

Programs supporting the exension r81 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open r81 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with r81 file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
7-zip small icon 7-zip

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Linux/Unix:

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