RNS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a RNS file?

A .RNS file is a Propellerheads Reason Song file. Through our analysis of RNS files, we know that one use of the format is Propellerheads Reason Song 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.

How to open RNS 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 RNS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different RNS openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .RNS

While Propellerheads Reason Song file is a popular type of RNS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .RNS extension.

The RNS 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 RNS opener may not be able to open all kinds of RNS files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited RNS viewer.

Renoise module

Through our analysis of RNS files, we know that one use of the format is Renoise module . 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 6 different RNS openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ReasonReasonUser submitted
RenoiseRenoiseUser submitted
AudioRealism Bass LineAudioRealism Bass LineUser submitted
Reason Adapted for M-AudioReason Adapted for M-AudioUser submitted
Reason Adapted for DigidesignReason Adapted for DigidesignUser submitted
RadanRadanUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RNS-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 RNS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!