RPM File - opening and understanding
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 file 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 these files
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 viewers for this file format
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.