RPM File Type

- The quick facts

What are RPM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a RPM file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your 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

We have identified 3 RPM openers that are compatible with this specific type of RPM file.

Programs that open Red Hat Package Manager package files

BitZipperBitZipperVerified
7-Zip7-ZipVerified
PowerArchiverPowerArchiverVerified

Last updated: July 5, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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.

PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
PeaZipPeaZipUser submitted
Hamster Free ArchiverHamster Free ArchiverUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
FreeArcFreeArcUser submitted
QQ PlayerQQ PlayerUser submitted
ALLPlayerALLPlayerUser submitted
QQPlayerQQPlayerUser submitted
LhaForge Ver.1.6.2LhaForge Ver.1.6.2User submitted

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