Open R36 file

The most commonly used .r36 file type: Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 38)

What is r36 file? Understanding and opening r36 files

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.r36 file type #1: Split Multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 38)

An r36 file extension is related to the thirty eights part of the split multi-volume RAR compressed file archive (part 38).

Further details

The r36 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) for first volume
  • .part1.rar, .part2.rar, part3.rar ....etc. 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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.r36 file type #2: Recomposer MIDI Sequencer music

An r36 file extension is related to the Recomposer MIDI Sequencer music file format.

Further details

The r36 file is sort of MIDI sequence format.

This format is produced from some sequencers released from Come-On Music's products, Recomposer series ( These are only famous in Japan).

Since these format is very popular in Japan, many MIDI sequence data based on these format instead of Standard MIDI file (SMF) are existing. There are even some free software sequencers those are capable handle these format.

We are sorry, there is currently no software link record to open this r36 file type.

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Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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