RPT File - opening and understanding

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

What is a RPT file?

Files that contain the .rpt file extension are used by a variety of computer applications for exported report files. These report files are normally text based and store report information, such as the details about the data that a program has collated or gathered in its reporting functions.

Crystal Reports, a business reporting application, uses the .rpt file extension for the reports that are generated from the multiple databases that the software uses.

Microsoft Visual Basic also uses the .rpt extension for the reports that it creates. Other programs that use the .rpt file extension for report files include Sierra Mastercook, TeamQuest and Truenet.

How to open RPT 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 RPT for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension RPT

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of RPT files. Remember, different programs may use RPT 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
Crystal ReportsCrystal ReportsUser submitted
ACT! by SageACT! by SageUser submitted
Seagate Crystal ReportsSeagate Crystal ReportsUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Crystal Reports for Visual BasicCrystal Reports for Visual BasicUser submitted
Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
Crystal Reports ViewerCrystal Reports ViewerUser submitted
ACD/ChemSketchACD/ChemSketchUser submitted
ACD/ChemSketch FREEWAREACD/ChemSketch FREEWAREUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RPT-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 RPT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!