There are 7 other file types using
the RB file extension!

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empty icon.rb - REALbasic project

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empty icon.rb - Rosebud configuration profile

empty icon.rb - Ruby on Rails class

empty icon.rb - Divinity: Original Sin game data

empty icon.rb - SketchUp plugin script

RB file extension - Ruby script

What is rb file? How to open rb files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The rb file extension is mainly related to Ruby programming language.

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

An rb file contains script written in Ruby.

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open rb file:

Ruby icon

Ruby  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Ruby community

Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.

Visual Studio Code icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual Studio Code  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual Studio Code is integrated development tool for creating web and cloud software available for Linux, Mac OS X (macOS), and Windows.

Help how to open:

Can be edited using any text editor.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be simply converted, you would have to rewrite the script to another language.

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

Software that open rb file - Ruby script

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rb file by default:
Ruby small icon Ruby
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Adobe ExtendScript small icon Adobe ExtendScript

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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