The File Extensions Database

.ROD File Extension

  • Developer by: RIB Software
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .ROD file?

.ROD is RIB office Database File

Database file used by RIB office, a project management application for planners and engineers in building construction, civil engineering, and road construction; stores all office data in the Progress ObjectStore database format; used as the backend format for saving RIB office data.

ROD files can contain information such as time management data, drawings, employee information, contacts, contract data, and invoices.

NOTE: RIB office is no longer available.

File Type 2:

Actuate Report Object Design File

Developer by: Actuate Category: Data Files

Report design created with Actuate software, such as Actuate e.Report Designer; includes form layouts, fields, forms, and other information; used for customizing the output of reports generated with Actuate software.

Executable reports are saved as .ROX files.

File Type 3:

Ancestry Genealogical Database File

Developer by: Nethar Category: Database Files

Database used by Ancestry, a program used to keep track of genealogical information; contains data about a user's genealogical line, which includes family names, relationships, birth dates, photos, and anniversaries.

Ancestry, which was originally named Rodokmen, is designed to help you organize your genealogical information and generate family trees. The ROD file is used to store and transfer your genealogical information.

NOTE: The ROD file extension was replaced by the .RODX file extension, which was then replaced by the .RODZ extension.

Programs that open Ancestry Genealogical Database File
Nethar Ancestry

How to solve problems with ROD files

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