A ref file extension is related to the Reference files used by various applications.

There are 2 other file types using
the REF file extension!

empty icon.ref - Ad-Aware signature file

empty icon.ref - Pro/ENGINEER temporary file

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Software that works with ref file extension

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REF file - Reference file

What is ref file? How to open ref files?

The ref file extension is used by many various applications for its reference files.

The ref files are also used some games, like Train Simulator.

The ref files are stores in many formats for different purposes.

The default software associated to ref file type:

Train Simulator picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoTrain Simulator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Train Simulator is train simulation computer game for Microsoft Windows. Train Simulator is including detailed 3-D cabs, locomotives, and rolling stock with real-world physics, functioning signals and switches, passenger/freight loading and unloading, dynamic weather etc.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ref file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ref 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 ref file, edit ref file, convert ref file, view ref file, play ref file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Settings ref file

Settings file type for software that use ref file - Reference file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ref file by default:
Train Simulator
Other suggested software:

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