RA File Type

- The quick facts

What are RA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a RA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a RA file?

A .RA file is a RealAudio Audio file.

These files have been created for the RealPlayer media playback application. The RA files are created with the RealAudio codec and the file format is proprietary to the RealNetworks Corporation.

The RA file format is a file format that was commonly used to stream music and radio broadcasts over the Internet to a user's computer. The files containing the .ra file format only contain audio data even though the RealPlayer is capable of playing video as well.

The file format's video counterpart use files that are saved with the .rv file extension.

How to open RA files

We have identified 5 RA openers that are compatible with this specific type of RA file.

Programs that open RealAudio Audio files

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension RA

While we know of one file format using the .RA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .RA file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Audio-EditorWavePad Audio-EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
Total Video ConverterTotal Video ConverterUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
Rhapsody Music Subscription ServiceRhapsody Music Subscription ServiceUser submitted