>> IRB file

IRB file format description

Many people share .irb files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .irb file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .irb files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.irb - Interactive Ruby Script

The IRB development files are related to Interactive Ruby. IRB file is an Interactive Ruby Script. Interactive Ruby Shell (IRB) is a REPL for programming in the object-oriented scripting language Ruby.

Interactive Ruby
Development files
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Interactive Ruby Script related extensions:
MetaPost Source Code
Flowgorithm Program
Qedit Script
Applix Builder Object
tkMOO-light Script
BTEWin Script

Naturally, other applications may also use the .irb file extension. Even harmful programs can create .irb files. Be especially cautious with .irb files coming from an unknown source!

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:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

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:

ibr, rib, igb, idb, ir, orb, itb, irn, irf, urb, rb, krb, irv, irg, ifb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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