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✅ Interactive Ruby Script

Interactive Ruby Script .irb file icon
The IRB file is an Interactive Ruby Script. Interactive Ruby Shell (IRB) is a REPL for programming in the object-oriented scripting language Ruby.
The IRB format description is not yet available
Category: Development files
Application: Interactive Ruby
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
IRB aliases:
IRB related links:
IRB related extensions:

⚠ Be careful with .irb files.

It's important to know that the .irb file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .irb files. Be cautious when dealing with .irb files from unknown sources.

🚫 The .irb file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ib, ibr, idb, ifb, igb, ir, irf, irg, irn, irv, itb, jrb, krb, orb, rb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .irb file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .irb file

It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .irb file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:

If you don't know how to change the default app for the .irb file, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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