File Extension Library

.RPM File Extension

  • Developer by: Red Hat
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .RPM files and how to open them?

Can't open .RPM 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 .RPM file.

What is a .RPM file extension?

.RPM file extension is created by Red Hat. .RPM has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .RPM file is Binary.

.RPM is Red Hat Package Manager File

An RPM file is an installation package originally developed for the Red Hat Linux operating system, but now used by many other Linux distributions as well. RPM files are commonly used for installing programs on Linux systems.

RPM files can be converted to other formats, such as .DEB files, using a Debian program called Alien. The following Alien command converts the file package_name.rpm into a new file package_name.deb:

alien package_name.rpm

List of all softwares that can open the Red Hat Package Manager File
File Viewer Plus
Incredible Bee Archiver
The Unarchiver
Red Hat Package Manager
File Type 2:

RealPlayer Plug-in

Developer by: RealNetworks Category: Plugin Files

Adds extra features or support for more formats to RealPlayer.

List of all softwares that can open the RealPlayer Plug-in
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud

How to fix problems with .RPM files

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