.REF File Extension

IDRISI Raster Image Reference File

Developer Clark Labs
3.4  |  31 Votes

What is a REF file?

File created by IDRISI Taiga, a GIS imaging application; stores geographic reference information so that .RST images can be projected according to specific unit measurements; can be used for multiple raster images.

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Many preinstalled REF files are located in the \​GEOREF\​ directory of the IDRISI Taiga installation.

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Microsoft Train Simulator Reference File

Developer Microsoft
3.6  |  13 Votes

File used by Microsoft Train Simulator, a program used to simulate trains and play the role of locomotive engineer or passenger; contains a reference to shape file settings, including the .S shape filename, shadow properties, class, alignment, and description.

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REF files store a list of shapes that can be imported into a simulation.

Programs that open or reference REF files

Microsoft Train Simulator

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