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.ROM File Extension

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File Type 1Read Only Memory Image

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.0 (24 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryMisc Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

File that contains a copy of the ROM for a hardware device; commonly used for software emulation or for updating the firmware on a certain device; for emulation, often enables older operating system (OS) software to be run on newer Windows, Mac, and Linux OSs.

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NOTE: ROM files for different purposes may use different file formatting. Therefore, a ROM used by one program may not be compatible with another program.

Program(s) that open .ROM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Basilisk II
Mini vMac
vMac
SheepShaver
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Basilisk II
Mini vMac
vMac
SheepShaver
Linux LogoLinux
Basilisk II
Mini vMac
vMac
SheepShaver
Updated 3/1/2012

File Type 2N64 Game ROM File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.5 (19 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Nintendo 64 (N64) game file playable with an N64 emulator; stores the contents of an N64 game cartridge in a read-only file format that can be opened and played using a Nintendo 64 emulation program.

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N64 game ROMs more commonly use the .N64 and .V64 file extensions.

Program(s) that open .ROM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Project64
1964
UltraHLE
UltraHLE 2064
SupraHLE
Nemu64
Mupen64Plus
Daedalus
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
sixtyforce
Mupen64Plus
Updated 2/25/2008

File Type 3Killing Floor Map File

DeveloperTripwire Interactive
Popularity
2.8 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Game file used by Killing Floor, a co-op survival horror game of the first-person shoot genre; saves the layout of a game map and includes the locations of spawn points, enemies, weapons, and other game objects; sometimes modified by game community members and shared on websites with other players.

Program(s) that open .ROM files
Updated 4/26/2013