RDG File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a RDG file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .RDG files.

What is a RDG file?

The .rdg file extension is frequently found in files that are mainly linked with the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection. The .rdg file is a configuration file used by Remote Desktop Connection Manager. It is essentially a file container that stores the connectivity settings of between desktop networks.

RDG includes a list of servers to which the computer is connected. The .rdg file is necessary in bringing the information to the user to where the desktop can be successfully connected and it helps connection to function faster. It is also designed to be portable, enabling the user to share it with other users of the network, thus, permitting quicker connection to designated servers.

Remote Desktop Connection Manager is a tool for managing multiple remote desktops. It creates a single location for users to organize, group and manage connections.

How to open RDG files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension RDG for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different RDG openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension RDG

While we know of one file format using the .RDG 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 .RDG file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of RDG files. Remember, different programs may use RDG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Remote Desktop Connection ManagerRemote Desktop Connection ManagerUser submitted
Rugrats Print ShopRugrats Print ShopUser submitted
RDCManRDCManUser submitted
RADIAS Sound EditorRADIAS Sound EditorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RDG-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with RDG-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!