A root file extension is related to the ROOT, a data analysis framework. A root file contains data.

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ROOT file extension - ROOT data

What is root file? How to open root files?

File type specification:

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The root file extension is associated with the ROOT, a data analysis framework for Linux and Mac OS X (macOS) operating systems developed by the ROOT Team.

The root file stores some kind of data.

The default software associated to open root file:

ROOT picture or screenshot

ROOT  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
The ROOT Team

ROOT system provides a set of OO frameworks with all the functionality needed to handle and analyze large amounts of data in a very efficient way.

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 .root 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 software applications associated to the .root 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 root file, edit root file, convert root file, view root file, play root 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 root files.

Programs that can create root file - ROOT data

Programs supporting the exension root on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ROOT for create root file action.


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