RTFfile extension

Rich Text Format File

Have trouble opening the .rtf extension? Don't panic! This page explains rtf files and suggests programs you may use to open rtf files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is RTF file?

The .RTF (Rich Text Format File) file is a text format that can transfer text between different programs. RTF Rich Text Format was developed in 1982 using add-ons of Microsoft and Adobe. The RTF format is supported by any modern text editor that has the option of formatting text documents.

More information

The Rich Text Format (RTF) allows users to type the text, save, and copy it into other operating systems. Unlike other text formats, the RTF format can only contain text data. In this case, the text can be typed in any other formats, and then saved in the RTF format. The format makes it easy to transfer the text from one program to another, as well as from one Windows version to another. However, the RTF format should not be confused with such formats as enriched text, Rich text or RFT-DCA from IBM.

How to open RTF file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the rtf extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the rtf file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the rtf file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open RTF files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your rtf file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.