What are ROOT files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a ROOT 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 ROOT file?
A .ROOT file is a ROOT Format file.
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open ROOT files
Important: Different programs may use files with the ROOT file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ROOT file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single ROOT opener which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 9, 2012
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of ROOT files. Remember, different programs may use ROOT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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