File Extension Library

.RCD File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .RCD file?

.RCD file extension is created by Symantec. .RCD has been classified as Video Files. The format of .RCD file is Binary.

.RCD is pcAnywhere Recorded Session File

Recording created by pcAnywhere remote desktop control software; stores a screen recording of the remote desktop environment as it is being used; may include multiple sessions in a single file; can be used for technical support logs.

RCD files are saved in a proprietary format and can only be played using the pcAnywhere software.

NOTE: If you want to convert an RCD file to a standard video format such as .MPG or .AVI, one option is to use a separate screen recording software and record your screen as the RCD file is played back in pcAnywhere.

List of all softwares that can open the pcAnywhere Recorded Session File
Symantec pcAnywhere
File Type 2 LEGO MINDSTORMS Recording File
Developer by: The LEGO Group Category: CAD Files Format: Binary

File created by LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robot programming software; records positions of a physical LEGO MINDSTORMS robot in sequence by taking samples at a high frequency; allows users to create and replay robot movements; saved with the filename RobotAction.rcd by default.

RCD files can be played on Android mobile devices with the MINDdroid app.


List of all softwares that can open the LEGO MINDSTORMS Recording File
File Type 3 Arcade File
Developer by: University of Virginia Category: Data Files

File used by Arcade, a program created for modeling physical structures in real-time using computer game computational methods; used to create dynamic physical simulations in educational environments for teaching exercises, homework, and labs.

Arcade was developed by the University of Virginia and is distributed freely.

List of all softwares that can open the Arcade File

How to Open .RCD file on different platforms

Open .RCD File on Windows

  • Right-click a .RCD
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .RCD file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .RCD files" Press "Ok"

Open .RCD File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .RCD file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .RCD File on Linux

Right click on the .RCD file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .RCD File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .RCD file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .RCD File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .RCD files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .RCD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .RCD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .RCD file format
  2. You need to check the .RCD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)