How to open R31 file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

R31 files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing R31 file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with R31 extension. However, it should be remembered that R31 file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed File Archive (part 33) but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning R31 files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with R31 extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed File Archive (part 33)

    .r31 file extension

    Category: Archive Files

    OS Software
    Windows WinRAR WinRAR
    StuffIt Expander StuffIt Expander
    The Unarchiver The Unarchiver
    Linux RAR RAR

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from R31 files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning R31 extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning R31 extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the R31 file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports R31 file extension
  • R31 file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with R31 files


If R31 file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a R31 file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open R31 file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing R31 in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit R31 format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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