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RAD file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .rad file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .rad file?
  • What program do I need to open a .rad file?
  • How can the .rad file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .rad files to another format?

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3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Radiance Scene

RAD file is a Radiance Scene. Radiance is a suite of tools for performing lighting simulation originally written by Greg Ward. It includes a renderer as well as many other tools for measuring the simulated light levels. It uses ray tracing to perform all lighting calculations, accelerated by the use of an octree data structure.
Category: Document files
Application: Radiance
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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POV-Ray Raytracing Format

Radiance Octree

Radiance Function File

Radiance Z-buffer File

Radiance Data File

POV-Ray State File

POV-Ray Include File

POV-Ray DF3 Proximity Pattern Parameters

✅ Reality AdLib Tracker Song

RAD file is a Reality AdLib Tracker Song. Reality Adlib Tracker is a 9-channel OPL2 adlib tracker for MS-DOS.
RAD format description not yet available
Category: Audio files
Application: Reality AdLib Tracker
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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✅ RFM Radiance Spectrum File

RAD file is a RFM Radiance Spectrum File. The RFM is a GENLN2-based line-by-line radiative transfer model originally developed at AOPP, Oxford University, under an ESA contract to provide reference spectral calculations for the MIPAS instrument launched on the ENVISAT satellite in 2002.
Category: Data files
Application: RFM
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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RFM Instrument Line Shape File

RFM Tangent Altitudes File

RFM Total Internal Partition Sums File

RFM SVD-compressed Look-Up Table

RFM Covariate Table

RFM Transmission Spectrum File

RFM Molecule Cross-Section Data

RFM Atmospheric Profile Data

RFM Irregular Spectral Grid

Other types of files may also use the .rad file extension.

🔄 .rad converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .rad files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .rad file can be converted into one of the following formats:

j, mac, vob, fit, prt, g4, 92i, dc3, jpe, iss, prc, int, big, bmx, hdp

🚫 The .rad file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ad, ard, dad, ead, fad, gad, ra, rac, rae, raf, rar, ras, rav, raw, rax

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .rad 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:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .rad file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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