RMS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a RMS file?

Files that contain the .rms file extension are most commonly associated with the RiverCAD data files. These files belong to an application known as Boss RMS.

The Boss RMS software is a river modeling application, commonly used by engineers. The river maps that are created by engineers using this software are saved with the .rms file suffix.

The .rms file extension is also used by the RealMedia media software. The RMS files used by this application contain secure media files. This RMS file format is similar to the RM file format, but the RMS file format supports digital rights management features.

How to open RMS 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 RMS for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension RMS

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RMS-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 RMS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!