What are RSS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a RSS file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your RSS 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: January 3, 2024
All known file formats using extension .RSS
While Rich Site Summary File is a popular type of RSS-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .RSS file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Emu80 RK Snapshot
We know that one RSS format is Emu80 RK Snapshot. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different RSS openers which you will find listed below.
Rockwell Logix 500 SLC-5 Software
We know that one RSS format is Rockwell Logix 500 SLC-5 Software. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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.
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