The File Extensions Database


.RF File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Document Files

What is an .RF file?

.RF is Adobe FrameMaker document

The rf file extension is mainly related to Adobe FrameMaker, a document processor for the production and manipulation of large structured documents.

RF is one of the document formats used by FrameMaker, quite possibly in some of the earlier versions of the program.


How to open:

Use Adobe FrameMaker to open and edit .rf document files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to PDF or PostScript for publishing / printing purposes.

How to solve problems with RF files

  • Associate the RF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any RF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.RF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the RF 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 .RF is Adobe FrameMaker document. Because only the current version supports the latest RF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems Incorporated manufacturer website after an available .RF is Adobe FrameMaker document update.
  • To make sure that your RF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.