How to open ROO files on your device

If an error occurs when you try to open ROO file on your device, you should do two things – install appropriate software and associate ROO files with this software. If this does not solve the problem, then the cause may be different – you will find more details in this article.

ROO File Extension

  • File type WinRAR Archive
  • File developer N/A
  • File category Backup Files
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How to open ROO file?

There can be various causes of problems that can arise when opening opening .ROO files. Each problem requires a different approach, but most can be solved by following he instructions below.

Step 1. Install a program that supports ROO files

In order to open ROO file an appropriate program that supports this file format must be installed on the system. Below is the list of programs that support files with ROO extension.

Programs that can open ROO files

Windows programs

Download installer for given application and launch it. After the installation has been completed, ROO files should be opened with installed application by default next time you try to open this type of file.



Not all listed applications will be capable of performing all operations on ROO files. Some applications may only be capable of opening such file and viewing its contents while the purpose of others may be converting files to other file formats. Therefore you should check beforehand the capabilities of applications in relation to ROO files.

Step 2. Associate given software with ROO files

A situation can arise where user has an appropriate application supporting ROO files installed on their system, but such application is not associated with this type of files. In order to associate given application with ROO files user should open a file submenu by right-clicking the file icon and selecting "Open with" option. System will display a list of suggested programs that can be used to open ROO files. Select appropriate option and check "Always use selected application to open this kind of files". System will save this information from now on use selected program to open ROO files.

When the above-mentioned solutions fail, other options must be pursued. It is possible that the ROO file in question is corrupted or damage. The most common causes of file damage are:

  1. File with ROO extension is incomplete (for example, file has not been downloaded completely from the internet or not copied properly from source)
  2. File data is corrupted
  3. Damaged or corrupted storage medium on which the ROO file is stored
  4. File icon does not represent the original file but is only a shortcut to the location where the ROO file was saved and then deleted
  5. User account is not privileged to perform operations on ROO files. In that case it is advised to contact the system administrator or an IT expert

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