>> ROLE file

ROLE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.role - Microsoft Visual Studio Role Data

The ROLE development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. ROLE file is a Microsoft Visual Studio Role Data. Microsoft Visual Studio is a software development environment built on the .NET Framework that is designed for managing projects and development work in a variety of languages.

Microsoft Visual Studio
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Microsoft Visual Studio Role Data related extensions:
Lucid Snippet Data
Eclipse EMF Ecore Model Mapping Data
Visual Studio Project Type Settings Data
Visual Studio Gradients Data
Visual Studio C++ Project Items Data
FN Project Function Metadata

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

Can't open a .role 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 .role file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ole, rle, rol, rolf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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