Open 056 file

The most commonly used .056 file type: Multi-volume compressed archive (part 56)

What is 056 file? Understanding and opening 056 files

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.056 file type #1: Multi-volume compressed archive (part 56)

A 056 file extension is related to split file or compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 56).

Further details

The 056 file extension is generally used for split files. A part of larger file split using splitter software, such us HJSplit, WellTek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin or File Managers, such as Total Commander.

It is also associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 056 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar or 7-Zip.

In case of split files, you will need to merge them first with the use of the splitting/joining software tool, before you can open or work with them. If the files are compressed multi-volume archives, you will have to extract the first one and it will automatically continue to extract all the parts. In either case, you will need ALL the parts to access the original content.

Open 056 file with:

WinRAR icon


One of the oldest and most popular shareware file archiver and data compression utility

.056 file type #2: Winfunktion Mathematik v8.0 file for Julia fractals

A 056 file extension is related to the Winfunktion Mathematik version 8.0. A 056 file contains julia fractal. Probably obsolete.

Further details

The 056 file extension is associated with Winfunktion Mathematik v8.0. An old German math program released in 1998.

The 056 files are used for julia set mathematic fractals. The current and latest version of Winfunktion Mathematik is 22.

There are no information available if the 056 files are still used in the newest versions for julia set fractals.

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Winfunktion Mathematik Plus

A German math software

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