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Details of extension .ras

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .ras file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .ras file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .ras files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 3 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. RiTE Ascii Shader Information
  2. Sun Raster Image
  3. Max Payne Game Data

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RiTE Ascii Shader Information

ras file - RiTE Ascii Shader Information
The RAS file belongs to the Data category and works with Maya RiTE Exporter, being used as a RiTE Ascii Shader Information. RiTE is a skeletal animation system developed by Lars Vidar Magnusson. The developer is still actively supporting the Maya RiTE Exporter, likely. Our data shows that Maya RiTE Exporter uses 2 more file types.
Application: Maya RiTE Exporter
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.raa RiTE Ascii Animation
.ram RiTE Ascii Model

Sun Raster Image

ras file - Sun Raster Image
The RAS file belongs to the Graphic category and works with XnView, being used as a Sun Raster Image. The Sun Raster image file format is the native bitmap format of the Sun Microsystems UNIX platforms using the SunOS operating system. The developer is still actively supporting the XnView, likely. Our data shows that XnView uses 279 more file types.
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: image/x-ras
im1, im32, im8, rast, rf, rs, sr, sun
Related extensions:
.pgmb Binary Portable Graymap Image
.dng Digital Negative Image
.dicombz2 BZip2 Compressed DICOM Image
.cdw CeledyDraw Document

Max Payne Game Data

ras file - Max Payne Game Data
The RAS file belongs to the Game Data category and works with Max Payne, being used as a Max Payne Game Data. Max Payne is a third-person shooter video game developed by Finnish developers Remedy Entertainment. The developer is still actively supporting the Max Payne, likely. Our data shows that Max Payne uses 6 more file types.
Application: Max Payne
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.mps Max Payne Saved Game
.kf2 Max Payne Model Data File
.mpm Max Payne Modfication
.kfs Max Payne Game Model Data

The .ras file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .ras extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .ras file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.rzs Red Zion Security Data
.rqs RequisitePro Project Information
.das Autodesk Simulation Mechanical DDAM Stress Output
.rsa PKCS7 RSA Signature
.rws RimWorld Saved Game Data
.ars Artifax Event Report Editor Data

The .ras extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .ras filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

tas (1), rs (1), das (1), rws (1), rxs (1), ars (1), ra (1), rac (1), eas (1), raq (1)

Having trouble opening a .ras file?

If you want to open a .ras file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .ras association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ras

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android