A rev file extension is used for WinRAR recovery volume files. A rev file contains recovery data.

There are 4 other file types using
the REV file extension!

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REV file extension - WinRAR recovery volume file

What is rev file? How to open rev files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

rev file icon: rev filetype icon

The rev file extension is associated with the WinRAR archive utility.

A rev file contains recovery data that can be used to reconstruct missing and damaged files in a volume set.

Each recovery volume is able to reconstruct one missing RAR volume.

Updated: July 19, 2021

The default software associated to open rev file:

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 open and extract the *.rev files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

Find conversions from rev file:

rev to rar

List of software applications associated to the .rev 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 rev file, edit rev file, convert rev file, view rev file, play rev file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 rev files.

Software that open rev file - WinRAR recovery volume file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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