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.RUN File Extension

File Type 1Linux Executable File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.1 (49 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryExecutable Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a RUN file?

Executable file typically used for Linux program installers; contains program data and instructions for making the installation; often used for distributing device drivers and software applications.

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If you are having trouble executing a RUN file, the file likely does not have executable permissions. You can use the chmod command to add executable permissions (chmod +x myfile.run) and then run the file in a shell using the command ./myfile.run.

NOTE: Be careful when executing RUN files since they contain executable code.

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Programs that open RUN files
Linux
Linux
Updated 1/31/2011

File Type 2Runscanner Scan File

DeveloperRunscanner
Popularity
3.4 (14 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryText Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

What is a RUN file?

Contains information collected in a system scan performed by Runscanner, a startup and hijack analyzer utility; lists running programs, autostart locations, drivers, services, and hijack points found during the scan.

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RUN files can be shared among users (via e-mail, online forums, etc.) to help locate malicious processes. An expert can mark items in a RUN file that need to be fixed and send the edited RUN file back to the user.

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Programs that open RUN files
Windows
Runscanner
Updated 6/20/2008

File Type 3Rune Map File

DeveloperHuman Head Studios
Popularity
3.3 (4 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

What is a RUN file?

Level map for Rune, a 3D action game that uses a third-person perspective and is based on Norse mythology and high fantasy; contains map information but does not include textures or music data.

More Information

Rune map files can be created and edited using RunEd, a map editor based on the UnrealEd editor for Unreal 3D.

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Programs that open RUN files
Windows
Human Head Studios Rune
Edit with the RuneEd Rune Editor
Mac
Human Head Studios Rune
Updated 4/29/2008

.RUN Extension Information

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