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.rom

File Type 1 Generic IconRead Only Memory Image
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Contains data used for restoring or updating the ROM of a certain hardware device; often used for Firmware updates.

Open With
Windows

IconBasilisk II

IconMini vMac

IconSheepShaver

macOS

IconBasilisk II

IconMini vMac

IconSheepShaver

Unix

IconBasilisk II

IconMini vMac

IconSheepShaver

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconN64 Game ROM File
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Nintendo 64 (N64) game file playable with an N64 emulator; stores the contents of an N64 game cartridge in a read-only file format that can be opened and played using a Nintendo 64 emulation program.

N64 game ROMs more commonly use the .N64 and .V64 file extensions.

Open With
Windows

IconProject64

Icon1964

IconUltraHLE

macOS

IconSixtyforce

IconMupen64

Updated February 25, 2008
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/rom
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