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File Extension

RA File Format

RealMedia streaming audio file

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RA is a file extension for a streaming audio file format used by RealNetworks' RealPlayer. An RA file generally contains audio data encoded in the proprietary RealAudio codec.

MIME type: application/x-pn-realaudio, audio/vnd.rn-realaudio, audio/x-pn-realaudio, audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin, audio/x-realaudio, video/x-pn-realvideo, text/plain


Learn more about RA files:

Visit the RealPlayer webpage.

Search for answers to streaming media-related questions at IT Knowledge Exchange.

This was last updated in August 2010
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