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.RA File Extension

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File TypeReal Audio File

DeveloperRealNetworks
Popularity
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CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Audio file used by RealPlayer, an audio and video streaming program; may reference a streaming audio file online or may contain audio data; can use various codecs to compress audio with variable bit rates; uses a proprietary Real compression algorithm.

More Information

Real Audio is a common format for playing audio clips within a Web browser.

Programs that open RA files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
JRiver Media Center
VideoLAN VLC media player
DVDVideoSoft Free Audio Converter
Web browser
with the RealPlayer plugin
Mac
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
VideoLAN VLC media player
Web browser
with the RealPlayer plugin
Linux
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
VideoLAN VLC media player
Web browser
with the RealPlayer plugin
iOS
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Android
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Updated 1/15/2015

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