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R11 File Extension

Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed Format Archive (part 13)
  • Developer
    Eugene Roshal
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is R11 file?

R11 is a file extension commonly associated with Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed Format Archive (part 13) files. Eugene Roshal defined the Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed Format Archive (part 13) format standard. R11 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. R11 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. WinRAR supports R11 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 22 other tools may also be used. WinRAR software was developed by win.rar GmbH, and on its official website you may find more information about R11 files or the WinRAR software program.

Programs which support R11 file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support R11 files. Files with R11 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

How to open file with R11 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening R11 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with R11 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install WinRAR software

Install software to open R11 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening R11 files is that no program that can handle R11 files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select WinRAR or one of the recommended programs (for example, WinZip, 7-Zip, Zipeg) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WinRAR website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update WinRAR to the latest version

Update software that support file extension R11If you already have WinRAR installed on your systems and R11 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why R11 files are not compatible with WinRAR. The latest version of WinRAR should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WinRAR to R11 files

If you have the latest version of WinRAR installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage R11 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with R11 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the R11 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WinRAR is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open R11 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with R11 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with R11 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select WinRAR and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with R11 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the R11 is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper R11 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check R11 file for viruses
1. Check the R11 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the R11 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. R11 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with R11 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the R11 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with R11 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed Format Archive (part 13) file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WinRAR

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support R11 files. Close all running programs and try opening the R11 file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed Format Archive (part 13) files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the R11 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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