What is a .REP File And How To Open It – Laminar Research (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .rep extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .rep file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .REP file?

The .REP file extension stands for X-Plane Replay File. This file extension was developed by Laminar Research. The file has the binary format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .rep file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .REP file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .REP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .REP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .rep file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the X-Plane software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .REP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the X-Plane software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .REP file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rep file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the X-Plane software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .REP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the X-Plane software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .REP file on Linux

The .rep file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the X-Plane software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .REP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the X-Plane software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .REP file?

If you cannot open the .REP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .REP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rep – Rockstar Games, .rep – Blizzard Entertainment. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .REP file with the X-Plane program on Windows, X-Plane program on Mac and X-Plane software on Linux.