The RNW file extension is related to the Sweave source files.

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Software that works with rnw file extension

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RNW file - Sweave source file

What is rnw file? How to open rnw files?

File type specification:

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

The RNW file extension is associated with the Sweave a a tool that allows to embed the R code for complete data analyzes in latex documents. The *.rnw file stores source code written in the Sweave.

The default software associated to rnw file type:

Swave  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Friedrich Leisch

Sweave is a program used to embed the R code for complete data analyzes in latex documents. The purpose is to create dynamic reports, which can be updated automatically if data or analysis change.

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 .rnw 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 .rnw 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 rnw file, edit rnw file, convert rnw file, view rnw file, play rnw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others rnw file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rnw file - Sweave source file

Click on the software link for more information about Swave. Swave uses rnw file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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