.R01 File Extension

WinRAR Split Archive Part 1

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename. File extensions tell you what type of file. File extensions also tell Windows what programs can open a file. When that...

General Information

Title R01 File Extension
Extension .r01
Full Form WinRAR Split Archive Part 1
File Type Split Archive File
Developer Eugene Roshal
MIME Type application/x-rar-compressed

File Function

Primary Function Stores part of a multi-volume archive
Additional Functions Data spanning, Easier file transfer
Features Compression, Multi-part

File Characteristics

Quality Lossless compression
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Via extraction

Use Cases

Large File Distribution Yes
Backup Storage Yes
Data Recovery Possible

Security and Practices

Security Risks Archive bombs, Concealed malware
Best Practices Scan for viruses, Use reliable sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1993
Latest Version Varies with WinRAR version

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .rar, .r00, .r02, .zip

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
WinRAR Free trial, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux
7-Zip Free Windows, Linux
PeaZip Free Windows, Linux