RCF File Type- The quick facts
What are RCF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a RCF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a RCF file?
Files that contain the .rcf file extension are used for a variety of file formats by a number of different software applications.
The .rcf file extension is most commonly used by the Prototype computer game. These RCF files contain the game files that are referenced by the application during a user’s game play.
The .rcf file extension is also used by the Colin McRae computer gaming application. These RCF files contain the race car configuration files that are referenced by the computer. When a user creates a race car within the game, each race car is saved in a file with the .rcf file suffix.
How to open RCF files
Important: Different programs may use files with the RCF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your RCF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different RCF openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 16, 2012
Suggest another file format using extension RCF
While we know of one file format using the .RCF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .RCF file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of RCF files. Remember, different programs may use RCF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.