File Extension Library

.RFA File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .RFA file?

.RFA file extension is created by Autodesk. .RFA has been classified as Data Files.

.RFA is Revit Family File

Data file that can be loaded into a project created with Revit, a building information modeling (BIM) program; contains one or more 3D models that can be imported into a 3D scene; may be created and saved using the Revit Family Editor.

List of all softwares that can open the Revit Family File
Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
Autodesk Revit Structure
Autodesk Revit MEP
File Type 2:

Battlefield 1942 Game Package

Developer by: Electronic Arts Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Game package used by Battlefield 1942, a World War II first-person shooter game; contains game content, including maps, sound, textures, 3D objects, and other game data; used as a container to store various types of game data.

RFA files are commonly used to modify game content. For example, several map editors can modify game maps in RFA files, which include terrain, obstacles, weapons, spawn points, and other map objects.

RFA game modification files are typically stored within the following game directory:
\Battlefield 1942\Mods\bf1942\Archives\.

RFA stands for Refractor File Archive. The format was used by the Refractor game engine which was designed by Refraction Games. Digital Illusions CE later bought Refraction Games and the engine was used in the Battlefield 1942 game. Digital Illusions CE has been a subsidiary of Electronic Arts since 2004.

List of all softwares that can open the Battlefield 1942 Game Package
Electronic Arts Battlefield 1942

How to Open .RFA file on different platforms

Open .RFA File on Windows

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

Open .RFA File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .RFA 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 .RFA File on Linux

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

Open .RFA File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .RFA 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 .RFA 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 .RFA files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .RFA files

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