RM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a RM file?

Files that use the .rm file extension contain media files that are used by the RealNetwork's RealPlayer application. The RealPlayer is a computer application that streams audio and video data or links to streaming media files on the Internet. This allows users to watch or listen to the files in real time.

Files with the .rm extension contain compressed information. The data in the RM files is compressed using RealNetwork's RealAudio and RealVideo codecs, making them easier to distribute and store. Files with the .rm extension are commonly used to listen to Internet radio stations or to watch movies on the Web.

How to open RM 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 RM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different RM openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension RM

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Free File ConverterFree File ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Audio-EditorWavePad Audio-EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
GOMPLAYERGOMPLAYERUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RM-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 RM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!