File Extension Library

.RDP File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .RDP files and how to open them?

Can't open .RDP file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .RDP file.

What is a .RDP file extension?

.RDP file extension is created by Microsoft. .RDP has been classified as Settings Files.

.RDP is Remote Desktop Configuration File

Contains the necessary information for a connection to a terminal server, including the configuration of the options when the file was saved; used by Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services and related applications.

RDP files contain several parameters, including server address, port number, username, password, domain, desktop size, screen mode, and several others. They are saved in a plain text format that can be edited with a text editor.

List of all softwares that can open the Remote Desktop Configuration File
Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection
Microsoft Terminal Services Client
Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection
Terminal Server Client

How to fix problems with .RDP files

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