Open R06 file

The most commonly used .r06 file type: Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 8)

What is r06 file? Understanding and opening r06 files

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.r06 file type #1: Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 8)

An r06 file extension is related to WinRAR compression tool for Microsoft Windows. An r06 file stores split multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 8).

Further details

The r06 file extension is associated with WinRAR. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed RAR archive.

Some rar files can be parts of a multi-volume sequences. In WinRAR you can split a huge archive to a few smaller files, which are called volumes.

Older versions of WinRAR used either:

  • .rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • .r01, r02, r03 .... etc. for any additional volumes


  • .rar or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • .001, .002, .003 .... etc. for any additional volumes

The newer versions of WinRAR are using:

  • .rar or exe (SFX) .... etc. for first volume
  • .part1.rar, .part2.rar, part3.rar for any additional volumes

In order to unpack the multi-volume RAR archive, you need to place ALL of the split parts in the same directory and start extraction of the first volume. The program will automatically use all of the parts to extract the content of the archive.

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

RAR for Mac icon

RAR for Mac

A Mac version of popular RAR program

RAR for Linux icon

RAR for Linux

Linux version of popular file archiver

.r06 file type #2: Norton Ghost rar archive

An r06 file extension is associated with Norton Ghost a disk cloning and backup tool. An r06 file stores backup.

Further details

File extension is used by Norton Ghost. Backup file in RAR compression format.

The r06 file extension is most often used by WinRAR for split archive file. This file format is described at this site

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Norton Ghost

Older disk cloning and backup utility from Norton

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