The File Extensions Database


.APA File Extension

  • Developer by: Rockwell Automation
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .APA file?

.APA is RSView Development Project Archive

Archive of a software development project created with RSView Studio or RSView ME (Machine Edition); used for creating HMI (Human Machine Interface) applications.

APA files may be generated using RSView Studio's Application Manager. They are saved in an archive format than can be transferred between multiple computer systems.

How to solve problems with APA files

  • Associate the APA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any APA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.APA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the APA file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .APA is RSView Development Project Archive. Because only the current version supports the latest APA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Rockwell Automation manufacturer website after an available .APA is RSView Development Project Archive update.
  • To make sure that your APA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.