File Extension Library

.RLE File Extension

  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .RLE file?

.RLE file extension has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .RLE file is Binary

.RLE is Run Length Encoded Bitmap

4 or 8-bit RLE-encoded bitmap image; basically a .DIB file that uses RLE (Run-length encoding) compression; common image format used in early versions of Windows and CompuServe software.

The RLE image format is the native format used by the Utah Raster Toolkit, a collection of programs and C routines for managing raster images.

List of all softwares that can open the Run Length Encoded Bitmap
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
Newera Graphics Converter Pro
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
Hamrick VuePrint
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
File Type 2:

Golly Simulation Pattern File

Developer by: Golly Category: Game Files Format: Text

File created by Golly, a life-simulation game based off of Conway's Game of Life concept; saves the state of a simulation, which is stored as a two-dimensional grid; can also be saved as a compressed RLE file that uses the .RLE.GZ extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Golly Simulation Pattern File

How to Open .RLE file on different platforms

Open .RLE File on Windows

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

Open .RLE File on Mac

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

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

Open .RLE File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .RLE files

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