Opening RSS files

Did your computer fail to open a RSS file? We explain what RSS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your RSS files.

What is a RSS file?

Files with the .rss extension are most commonly associated with rich site summary files. These files are XML files that are used by a variety of websites to distribute information via RSS feed. The RSS files often contain news headlines and other Web content in a text-only format that opens the RSS feed in Web browsers that support the format.

The .rss file extension is also used for PlanMan image files, ReliaSoft BlockSim files, Symbian OS application resource files and Rockwell Logix 500 SLC-5 software files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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