File Extension Library


.RIK File Extension

  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .RIK file?

.RIK file extension has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.RIK is SharpMap data

The rik file extension is associated with the SharpMap, a geospatial application framework and mapping library for use in web and desktop applications.

The rik file stores various data used for internal purposes of the SharpMap.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to Open .RIK file on different platforms

Open .RIK File on Windows

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

Open .RIK File on Mac

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

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

Open .RIK File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .RIK files

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