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Details of extension .ref

6 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ref file?
  • Which program can create the .ref file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ref format?
  • What can convert .ref files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ref extension?
.ref
Idrisi Raster Format Geographical Reference .ref file icon

Idrisi Raster Format Geographical Reference

REF file is an Idrisi Raster Format Geographical Reference. IDRISI is an integrated geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing software developed by Clark Labs at Clark University for the analysis and display of digital geospatial information.
Category: GIS files
Application: Idrisi
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Idrisi Raster Format Description
Idrisi Raster Format RAW Image
Idrisi Raster Format Color Table
Idrisi Vector Image
Idrisi Vector
Idrisi Vector Documentation
Idrisi Vector Definition
.ref
PLINK Long-format Reference Allele File .ref file icon

PLINK Long-format Reference Allele File

REF file is a PLINK Long-format Reference Allele File. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
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PLINK Homozygosity Data
PLINK Genotype Count Report
PLINK Genetic Variant File
PLINK Individual Information File
PLINK Text Relationship Matrix
PLINK Fixation Index Report
PLINK Extended MAP File
PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report
PLINK Individual-based Missing Data Report
.ref
WinPLOTR Refined Parameters Data .ref file icon

WinPLOTR Refined Parameters Data

REF file is a WinPLOTR Refined Parameters Data. WinPLOTR is a software to plot powder diffraction patterns and can be used as a Graphical User Interface for several programs used frequently in powder diffraction data analysis.
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Category: Data files
Application: WinPLOTR
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WinPLOTR Intrinsic Profile Component Data
WinPLOTR Document
WinPLOTR IRF Data
WinPLOTR Williamson Hall Plot Data
.ref
RFSCAT Simulator Wind Field Reference Data .ref file icon

RFSCAT Simulator Wind Field Reference Data

REF file is an RFSCAT Simulator Wind Field Reference Data. Rotating Fan-beam Scatterometer (RFSCAT) is a new kind of spaceborne scatterometer for ocean surface vector wind (OSVW) measurement.
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Category: Data files
Application: RFSCAT Simulator
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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RFSCAT Simulator Retrieved Wind Field Data
RFSCAT Simulator Pseudo Level 1b Data
.ref
Ad-Aware Signature Data .ref file icon

Ad-Aware Signature Data

REF file is an Ad-Aware Signature Data. Ad-Aware is a popular anti-spyware and anti-malware software developed by Lavasoft.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Ad-Aware
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Ad-Aware Quarantined File
Ad-Aware Definitions Data
Ad-Aware Language Data
Ad-Aware Backup Data
Ad-Aware Skin Data
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PTC Creo Assembly References Data .ref file icon

PTC Creo Assembly References Data

REF file is a PTC Creo Assembly References Data. PTC Creo is a scalable, interoperable suite of product design software.
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Category: Data files
Application: PTC Creo
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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PTC Creo Assembly Member Information Data
PTC Creo Holemaking Parameter Data
PTC Creo Manufacturing Process Data
PTC Creo Milling Parameter Data
PTC Creo Tool Motion Parameter Data
PTC Creo Route Sheet Data
PTC Creo Turning Parameter Data
PTC Creo Cutting Tool Transfer Data
PTC Creo User-defined Feature Data

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Binary Editor Definition Data
Embird Editor File
Diploma Exam File
Epson RAW Image
Steuer 2001 FEF Data
Geotechnical Exchange Format File
SAP R/3 Form Data
SmartWare Report Definition File
Reason Module

The .ref filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

rff (1), def (1), rf (1), ret (1), red (1), reb (1), rdf (1), gef (1), rwf (1), erf (1), rrf (1), eef (1), rfe (1), rev (1), reg (1)

Can't open a .ref file?

If you want to open a .ref file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ref association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ref

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 whith 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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android