The File Extensions Database


.RND File Extension

  • Developer by: PGP
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .RND file?

.RND is PGP Random Seed File

Random seed file used by PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) encryption software; may be used for generating random numbers; typically named "randseed.rnd" and saved in the "Application Data\PGP Corporation\PGP" directory.

File Type 2 Random Hash Data File
Category: Misc Files

File that contains random data used for creating unique secure certificates; may be generated by software like PuTTY and VMWare products for OpenSSL purposes.

This file is often named ".RND" (no filename) and is saved in the main C:\ directory.

Programs that open Random Hash Data File
Windows
PuTTY
Linux
PuTTY

How to solve problems with RND files

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