RSS File

What are RSS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a RSS 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 RSS file?

RSS files have multiple uses, and Rich Site Summary is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Rich Site Summary File

These files are rich site summary files. They are XML files used by various websites to distribute information about new posts on the site.

The RSS files contain news headlines and a summary of articles and blog posts in a text format that RSS readers and some web browsers support. Using the RSS feed, you can mix news from several sites into a news feed, and based on that, select which articles and blog posts you want to read without having to go to each site and scan for news.

How to open RSS files

We have identified one RSS opener that is compatible with this specific type of RSS file.

Programs that open Rich Site Summary files


Last updated: November 9, 2022

More file formats using the RSS extension

Through our research of RSS files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Emu80 RK Snapshot
  • Rockwell Logix 500 SLC-5 Software

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Windows Live MailWindows Live MailDiscontinued
RSLogixRSLogixUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
JuiceJuiceUser submitted
BitLordBitLordUser submitted
RAM ManagerRAM ManagerUser submitted
XML Copy EditorXML Copy EditorUser submitted
RSS BuilderRSS BuilderUser submitted
Media Manager for PSPMedia Manager for PSPUser submitted

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