Opening RD files

Did your computer fail to open a RD file? We explain what RD files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your RD files.

What is a RD file?

Files that contain the .rd file extension are most commonly associated with Macromedia's Captivate software application.

Captivate is a software program that allows users to record activity that is being conducted within a specific application. The software then allows the users to add text, animations and audio to the activity recordings.

The program is often used to create software training demonstrations, allowing users to watch step-by-step instructions showing how an associated software application works.

The RD files that are used by the Captivate program contain the finished Captivate files that are distributed to the end user.

The .rd file extension is also used for reaction data files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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