R45 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a R45 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .R45 files.

What is a R45 file?

The R45 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the R45 file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the R45 file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about R45 files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open R45 files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension R45 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 30 different R45 openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of R45 files. Remember, different programs may use R45 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
Express ZipExpress ZipUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
PowerArchiverPowerArchiverUser submitted
7-Zip7-ZipUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
BandizipBandizipUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
uTorrentuTorrentUser submitted
LhazLhazUser submitted
ExplzhExplzhUser submitted
Express Zip File Compression SoftwareExpress Zip File Compression SoftwareUser submitted
LhacaLhacaUser submitted
B1 Free ArchiverB1 Free ArchiverUser submitted
PeaZipPeaZipUser submitted
WinAce ArchiverWinAce ArchiverUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
BSPlayerBSPlayerUser submitted
AverZipAverZipUser submitted
Quick ZipQuick ZipUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
ConvertXtoDVDConvertXtoDVDUser submitted
Hamster Free ZIP ArchiverHamster Free ZIP ArchiverUser submitted
StarPort Drivers for PowerArchiver Virtual Drive EmulatorStarPort Drivers for PowerArchiver Virtual Drive EmulatorUser submitted
360360User submitted
Free RAR ExtractorFree RAR ExtractorUser submitted
PKZIPPKZIPUser submitted
EasyZipEasyZipUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!