How to open R files
Did your computer fail to open a R file? We explain what R files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.
What is a R file?
Files that contain the .r file extension are most commonly associated with the Mac OS X operating system.
The R files that are used by the Mac OS system contain resource files that are referenced by applications which are run in the Mac OS X environment. These files store the shortcut functions and variable definitions for the associated software applications.
The RatFor Fortran software application has also been known to use the .r file suffix. These R files contain pre-processor source files that are created within the RatFor Fortran program.
The popular Pegasus Mail email application also uses the .r file extension. These R files contain resource files that are references by the email program.
R file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of R files. Remember, different programs may use R files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.