REF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a REF file?

A .REF file is an Atari ST Guide ref links file. Through our analysis of REF files, we know that one use of the format is Atari ST Guide ref links. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open REF 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 REF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different REF openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .REF

While Atari ST Guide ref links is a popular type of REF-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .REF extension.

The REF file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a REF opener may not be able to open all kinds of REF files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited REF viewer.

IDRISI raster image Reference

Through our analysis of REF files, we know that one use of the format is IDRISI raster image Reference. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different REF openers which you will find listed below.

Lavasoft Ad-Aware reference file

Through our analysis of REF files, we know that one use of the format is Lavasoft Ad-Aware reference file. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different REF openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Compucon SA Punch SystemCompucon SA Punch SystemUser submitted
Loan*Calculator! PlusLoan*Calculator! PlusUser submitted
Futura ApplicationFutura ApplicationUser submitted
Stitch&SewStitch&SewUser submitted
Professional Sew-WareProfessional Sew-WareUser submitted
SolveIT!, The Financial CalculatorSolveIT!, The Financial CalculatorUser submitted
REF542plus Configuration SoftwareREF542plus Configuration SoftwareUser submitted
SpecsIntact EditorSpecsIntact EditorUser submitted
AmortizeITAmortizeITUser submitted
FUTURA SoftwareFUTURA SoftwareUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with REF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with REF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!