.R3D File Extension

File Type:
REDCODE Video File

Having trouble opening .r3d extension? Don't panic! This page explains what r3d files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open r3d files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a R3D file?

R3d file extension has REDCODE Video file type, developed by RED, which is associated with the "video files" category.

Typically used by RED cameras, the file comes compressed with REDCODE codec. Comparing to HD files, R3D files have higher resolution since RED cameras can shoot in 4K resolution.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

r3d file icon
File Type:
REDCODE Video File
Video Files

How to open R3D file?

Double click the r3d file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .r3d extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the r3d extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the r3d file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open R3D files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the r3d file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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