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Details of extension .rom

4 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .rom file?
  • Which program can create the .rom file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .rom format?
  • What can convert .rom files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .rom extension?
.rom
General ROM Image .rom file icon

General ROM Image

ROM file is a General ROM Image. Various programs use this extension for ROM (Read Only Memory) image.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Virtual Boy ROM
Atari 2600 ROM Image
Nintendo GameBoy ROM Image
SNES ROM Image FIG
SNES ROM Image SMC
SNES ROM Image SWC
SNES ROM Image GD3
SNES ROM Image UFO
NES ROM Image
.rom
AMI BIOS Firmware Update .rom file icon

AMI BIOS Firmware Update

AMI file is an AMI BIOS Firmware Update File.
Category: Data files
Application: AFUDOS/AFUWIN
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
ami
Links:
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Related extensions:
General ROM Image
AWARD BIOS Firmware Update
Netgear Router Firmware
General BIOS File
.rom
Atari Jaguar ROM Image .rom file icon

Atari Jaguar ROM Image

ROM file is an Atari Jaguar ROM Image. The Atari Jaguar is a 64-bit home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation, originally released in November 1993.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Atari Jaguar
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Atari Jaguar DSP Object Module
Atari Jaguar TOM Object
Atari Jaguar Envelope Definition Data
Atari Jaguar Sound Patch
Atari Jaguar DSP Assembly Source
Atari Jaguar Debugger Script
Atari Jaguar DRI/Alcyon Format Data
Atari Jaguar Binary Image
Atari Jaguar Cinepak Chunky-format Video
.rom
Killing Floor Map Data .rom file icon

Killing Floor Map Data

ROM file is a Killing Floor Map Data. Killing Floor is a cooperative first-person shooter video game developed and published by Tripwire Interactive.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Killing Floor
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Killing Floor System File
.nes
NES ROM Image .nes file icon

NES ROM Image

NES file is a Nintendo Entertainment System ROM Image. The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is a popular 8bit game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
Category: Data files
Application: Nestopia
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
rom
Links:
Related extensions:
Virtual Boy ROM
Atari 2600 ROM Image
Nintendo GameBoy ROM Image
SNES ROM Image FIG
SNES ROM Image SMC
SNES ROM Image SWC
SNES ROM Image GD3
SNES ROM Image UFO
Gamecube Disk Image

Other types of files may also use the .rom file extension. If you have helpful information about .rom extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

DIMPLOT Domain Definition
EON Studio Mobile Prototype Library
EZ-Forms Fill Out Master Form
gOpenMol Model
OMake Makefile
Ormetis Workbench Data
BioWare Resource Image
RealMedia File
Rolemaster Character Data

The .rom filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fom (1), dom (1), tom (1), ron (1), rok (1), ro (1), rm (1), orm (1), gom (1), eom (1), rpm (1), rol (1), roh (1), rmo (1), rim (1)

Can't open a .rom file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.rom

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