How to open ROT files

Did your computer fail to open a ROT file? We explain what ROT files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a ROT file?

ROT files are Home World 2 - ROT graphics files, which you can read more about below.

The ROT 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 ROT opener may not be able to open all kinds of ROT files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.

Home World 2 - ROT graphics

Through our analysis of ROT files, we know that one use of the format is Home World 2 - ROT graphics. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

ROT file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of ROT files. Remember, different programs may use ROT 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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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with ROT-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with ROT-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!