RPM File

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

What is a RPM file?

A .RPM file is a Red Hat Package Manager package file. Files that contain the .rpm file extension are most commonly associated with the Linux operating system. The RPM file format was originally created for the Red Hat version of Linux, although other Linux operating systems now also use the RPM file format.

An RPM file contains installation packages for the Linux OS and they are used to install applications onto computers that are run on the Linux platform.

How to open RPM files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with extension RPM for different purposes. We have identified 3 RPM openers for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of RPM file.

Programs that open RPM files

BitZipperBitZipperVerified
7-Zip7-ZipVerified
PowerArchiverPowerArchiverVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension RPM

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

Various RPM file openers, viewers, etc.

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

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
PeaZipPeaZipUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
Hamster Lite ArchiverHamster Lite ArchiverUser submitted
FreeArcFreeArcUser submitted
QQ PlayerQQ PlayerUser submitted
ALLPlayerALLPlayerUser submitted
QQPlayerQQPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RPM-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 RPM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!