File Extension Library

.RMSKIN File Extension

  • Developer by: The Rainmeter Team
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .RMSKIN files and how to open them?

Can't open .RMSKIN 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 .RMSKIN file.

What is a .RMSKIN file extension?

.RMSKIN file extension is created by The Rainmeter Team. .RMSKIN has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .RMSKIN file is Zip.

.RMSKIN is Rainmeter Skin File

Skin or theme file used by Rainmeter, a desktop customization platform used to run desktop applets similar to widgets for Mac OS X or gadgets for the Windows Sidebar; stores a Zip archive of applet images, fonts, metadata, and compiled program code; commonly used for applying themes to the desktop, and adding weather and news reports, clocks, small games, and system performance tools.

RMSKIN files contain five directories the skin content: Addons, Fonts, Plugins, Skins, and Themes. They also contain a ".cfg" file in the root directory which contains metadata, such as the name, author, and version.

Since RMSKIN files are compressed .ZIP files, you can rename their extension to ".zip" and decompress them with any Zip decompression utility. You can also create them by compressing a ZIP file and renaming the extension to ".rmskin."

List of all softwares that can open the Rainmeter Skin File

How to fix problems with .RMSKIN files

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